Joseph Peña, MD, FACOG

Joseph Peña, MD joined East Coast Fertility, the practice which would become RMA of New York – Long Island, in 2004. He received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, the oldest hospital in the United States.

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Dr. Peña then completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the prestigious Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he stayed on as an Assistant Professor at the Center for Women’s Reproductive Care. He currently holds an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Peña is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Peña is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, and the Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Suffolk County. Dr. Peña has been named annually to Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ and the New York Super Doctors® lists over the past several years.

"In college I contracted Guillain-Barré Syndrome, a paralyzing autoimmune disorder. After six weeks in ICU and then a year-long rehabilitation, I realized that I was drawn to the field of medicine. Having been a patient myself, I know the importance of having a caring and competent physician."


  • 2000 – 2003: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Fellowship, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York
  • 1996 – 2000: Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1992 – 1996: Doctor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Clinical Topics

  • Infertility
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Ovulation induction +/- Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Oocyte Cryopreservation
  • Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)
  • PCOS
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • LGBTQ Reproductive Options


  • 2007 – present: The Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Suffolk County
  • 2007 – present: Suffolk County Medical Society/Medical Society State of New York
  • 2000 – present: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • 2000 – present: The Society for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Hospital Affiliations

  • 2022 – 2025: Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2012 – 2022: Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2005 – present: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Ob-Gyn Residency Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Lecture Series
  • 2005 – present: Northwell at Plainview Hospital and Syosset Hospital

Book Chapters:

Peña JE, Sauer MV. Treatment of HIV Discordant Couples. Office Andrology. Chapter 17. pp 255-266. Humana Press. April 2005.
ISBN: 1-59259-876-5 Series: Contemporary Endocrinology


  • 2014 – 2023: Selected to the Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™
  • 2014 – 2023: Named to the prestigious New York Super Doctors® list
  • 2013: 2013 Most Compassionate Doctor (Patient’s Choice, Vitals)
  • 2013: 2013 Patients’ Choice Award (
  • 2013: HealthTap+ Top Reproductive Endocrinologist, New York (Summer 2013, Winter 2013)
  • 2002: Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Poster Award
  • 2000: Pennsylvania Hospital CREOG Award
  • 2000: Pennsylvania Hospital OB/GYN Administrator Award
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors

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