Dr. Brent Hanson joined CCRM Minneapolis in 2021. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and board eligible in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He strives to provide individualized care that combines compassion and evidence-based medicine in order to help patients achieve their fertility goals.
Originally from St. Paul, Dr. Hanson grew up primarily in Wisconsin before graduating from the University of Arizona Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies. He then received his medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine where he was awarded the Dr. Hugh Carr Scholarship for academic excellence. Dr. Hanson completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency training at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. There, he earned the University of Utah Resident Research Award as well as recognition for the best Grand Rounds presentation.
Dr. Hanson went on to complete his reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University – Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey. During fellowship, his research focused on preimplantation genetic testing, oocyte cryopreservation, male factor infertility, embryo culture, and fertility care for LGBTQ patients.
He has produced numerous peer-reviewed articles that have been published in Human Reproduction, Fertility & Sterility, and the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, among others. His research has also been awarded nationally at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Scientific Congress & Expo, the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Annual Meeting, and the American Association of Bioanalysts Annual Conference & College of Reproductive Biology Annual Symposium.
In his free time, Dr. Hanson is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, skiing, hiking, and traveling.