The patient-doctor relationship is extremely important to Dr. Paul S. Dudley; it is one of the things he values most about his work. Patients appreciate not only his clinical expertise, but also his kind and understanding nature as they undergo the life-changing experience of expanding their families. He is dedicated to reducing the anxiety patients feel during fertility treatment and believes education and open communication play a key role in successful outcomes.

Dr. Dudley takes a special interest in complex and challenging cases. Clinically, he is regarded as an expert in all aspects of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery–he serves as SRM’s Medical Director. His current research focus is in the field of Reproductive Genetics. Honored with numerous awards including the National Science Foundation’s Research Internship, Dr. Dudley has also been recognized by his peers. He served as Program Director for the 2014 Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Annual Meeting, and now serves as Director of PCRS.

A native of Georgia, Dr. Dudley completed both his residency and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He completed his undergraduate degree with Highest Honors from Georgia Institute of Technology, followed by a medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Dudley sees patients at the Tacoma and Seattle locations. In his free time he is an exercise enthusiast, and loves spending time outdoors with his wife, large extended family, and two daughters…rain or shine.

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More women are choosing to wait later in life to start a family, whether for career or other reasons. Some are deciding to freeze their eggs, to make sure they remain healthy and viable until they're ready for a baby. Dr. Paul Dudley joined Margaret to talk about the process, including tests that can determine whether a woman's eggs are viable and what steps to take before deciding to go that route. Seattle Storm Assistant Coach Jenny Boucek also joined Margaret to share her own story of how she arrived at the decision to take advantage of this medical option.