Dr. Mark Payson is the practice director of CCRM Northern Virginia. He served as director of the IVF Program at Walter Reed until 2012, completing his military career as a Navy Commander. Dr. Payson then worked in private practice in the DC metro region before founding CCRM Northern Virginia with Dr. William Schoolcraft.
Mark started his undergraduate career in astrophysics before ultimately receiving a degree in film and literature from Harvard University. He spent several years living overseas in Italy and the Czech Republic before returning to the states to obtain his medical degree from Brown University. He undertook residency with the Navy at Walter Reed Bethesda and completed fellowship training at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Payson is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and subspecialty board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Working with you, he will evaluate the causes of infertility and offer individualized treatment options. With extensive experience with many different treatments and IVF protocols, including Natural Cycle IVF, Dr. Payson will help find the treatments that are best for you.
Dr. Payson has been involved in IVF research and published many papers in the field of fertility. He teaches medical students and residents and has received best teacher awards, as well as accolades from his patients. Dr. Payson looks forward to helping you in your fertility journey and making it as straight forward and stress free as possible.
Dr. Payson was also named a 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctor and a 2019 Washingtonian Top Doctor.