• Professor of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
  • Director of Women’s Health Department, Anadolu Foundation Health Care System (affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine), Istanbul, Turkey

Professor Arici received his medical degree from Istanbul Medical School in Turkey, and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynaecology at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York City. His postgraduate training also included a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Professor Arici is the recipient of many National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research grants and has trained more than 75 postdoctoral fellows. His clinical research focuses on the pathogenesis of endometriosis, and in particular the investigation of cellular and molecular mechanisms in endometrial physiology and pathology.

He has been a member of the Editorial Board of 12 professional journals and guest editor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America and Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, and serves as a reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, The Lancet, Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Biology of Reproduction, and Journal of Clinical Investigation. More than 300 articles by Professor Arici have been published in these and other leading journals and his book chapters have appeared in such texts as Textbook of Reproductive Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology. He is the senior editor of the book titled Non-invasive Management of Gynecologic Disorders, and he is the series editor of the Gynecology in Practice series. He is a frequent invited speaker and has presented at numerous national and international medical and scientific symposia. His main interests include research on endometriosis, infertility, hormonal problems, and early pregnancy loss.

Professor Arici is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and served as a clinical director of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. He also serves as an ad hoc grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health. Professor Arici is a member of 15 professional societies, including the World Endometriosis Society, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Endocrine Society, and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.