Bruce Kessel, MD


Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1975
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Doctor of Medicine, 1979
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

Reproductive Medicine Internship and Residency, 1983
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Reproductive Medicine Fellowship, 1985
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

CLINICAL FOCUS Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1987
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 1997
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Member of Editorial Board, 2015
The Journal of the North American Menopause Society

President, 2005
North American Menopause Society

Member of Scientific Committee 1996, 1998-2003, 2007
North American Menopause Society

Abstract Review Committee Chair, 1997-2003
North American Menopause Society

Scientific Chair, 2002
North American Menopause Society


Lai, T., Kessel, B., Ahn, H.J., & Terada, K.Y. (2016). Ovarian cancer screening in menopausal females with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer. J Gynecol Oncol, 27(4), e41. doi:10.3802/jgo.2016.27.e41.

Terada, K.Y., Ahn, H.J., & Kessel, B. (2016). Differences in risk for type 1 and type 2 ovarian cancer in a large cancer screening trial. J Gynecol Oncol, 27(3), e25. doi:10.3802/jgo.2016.27.e25.

Huang, T.T., Chinn, K., Kosasa, T., Ahn, H.J., & Kessel, B. (2016). Morphokinetics of human blastocyst expansion in vitro. Reprod Biomed Online. doi:10.1016/j.rbmo.2016.08.020.

For a more complete list of publications on PubMed, click here.

Bruce Kessel MD

Division Chief of REI
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawai’i
Department of OB/GYN

Medical Director of POB3 Clinical Site
University Health Partners

Practice Director
Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute