Hakan Cakmak


Reproductive endocrinologist
Fertility specialist

Dr. Hakan Cakmak is a reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist who cares for patients seeking treatment for fertility issues or recurrent pregnancy loss, and those interested in assisted reproductive techniques (such as intrauterine insemination and in-vitro fertilization) or fertility preservation (such as egg or embryo freezing). He is experienced in performing minimally invasive procedures, including laparoscopic surgery, for reproductive organ issues.

In research, Cakmak develops better strategies for treating infertility, particularly by improving ovarian stimulation protocols and embryo selection techniques. He also investigates the molecular causes of implantation failures and miscarriages.

Cakmak earned his medical degree from Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine in Istanbul. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Yale University and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at UCSF. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

  • Education

    Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, MD, 2003

  • Residencies

    Yale University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2014

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Clinics I work with

Center for Reproductive Health at Mission Bay

499 Illinois St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Reproductive Health at Mount Zion

2356 Sutter St., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

My reviews


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Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
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Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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The provider spent enough time with me
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