Dr. Michael D. Fox, MD

DD_Fox_roundDr. Michael D. Fox, MD, is a reproductive endocrinologist with expertise in nutritional treatment to improve fertility based in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He has extensive experience in using strict low-carb diets and other lifestyle interventions – combined with medication, if necessary – to maximize the chances of getting pregnant, and for treating PCOS. He’s also knowledgeable in other aspects of women’s health.

While the importance of nutrition during pregnancy is widely known, Dr. Fox believes that diet likewise plays a significant role in the ability to become pregnant.

He is the founder and medical director of Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine. Together with his colleagues, he aims to help couples achieve pregnancy using a less invasive and more natural approach as much as possible. Additionally, he is an assistant professor and teaches obstetrics and gynecology residents at the University of Florida.

He has written chapters in numerous OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinology writings on topics such as endometriosis, treatment of female infertility and treatment of male associated infertility.1 Professional organizations of which Dr. Fox is a member include the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and several others.2

Michael Fox received a pre-medical degree in biology from Auburn University and his MD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After completing his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Mississippi, he was granted a two-year fellowship at the University of Kentucky in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He is board-certified both in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Dr. Michael Fox is a proud father of five children.

You can find him on LinkedIn.

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Medically reviewed articles

Can keto help reduce or eliminate uterine fibroids?
Why is it harder to lose weight during the luteal phase?
Is it harder to be in ketosis during menstruation?
Is keto affecting the contraceptive implant?
Does PCOS go away after pregnancy?
"Is it harder for me to lose weight because of PCOS?"
Is a calorie deficit necessary to lose weight?
Recommended treatment for PCOS and endometriosis?
Is "the keto crotch" true?
Can fasting and IF for women be problematic?
"Can intermittent fasting help with amenorrhea?"
"Any tips to hack the dawn phenomenon?"
"Can keto help with recovery from fertility treatments?"
"Is there a risk of bleeding on keto?"
Can progesterone help relieve menopause symptoms?
What to do about stubborn stomach fat?
"Help! I have PCOS and just can't seem to lose more weight"
Can you start keto when you're already pregnant?
Will these medications for PCOD inhibit weight loss on a keto diet?
What sort of hormonal imbalance is this?
Can you switch to a low-carb diet during pregnancy?
What can you do to fight unwanted hair growth?
Is a keto diet a good choice for lean women?
Is low carb safe during pregnancy?
Does hormone replacement after menopause help or hinder weight loss?
Can you eat low carb while pregnant?
Ask Dr. Michael Fox – hormones, endometriosis and birth control
Ask Dr. Michael D. Fox about nutrition, low carb and fertility
Ask Dr. Michael D. Fox about nutrition, low carb and fertility

Potential conflicts of interest

Dr. Fox owns shares in the Diet Doctor company (every coworker is offered this).

Dr. Fox eats a low-carb diet.

No other potential conflicts of interest.


Team Diet Doctor

  1. Fertility and Sterility 2003: The clinical characteristics and laboratory parameters predicting diminished ovarian reserve using the clomiphene challenge test

    CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, 11e 2012: Endometriosis

  2. He’s also a member of: