Physician’s Surrogacy

Meet our Professional Medical Team

Physician’s Surrogacy

Meet our Professional Medical Team

Dr. David Harari

MD, President

Dr. David Harari, MD, brings 28 years of medical practice to Physician’s Surrogacy/RSMC. As a board certified OBGYN physician since 1986, he has treated many infertile couples over his career utilizing a myriad of surgical technologies including robotics and minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of endometriosis, fibroids, and other gynecologic conditions associated with the infertile couple. His medical background will be instrumental in helping couples achieve their fertility goals utilizing RSMC’s comprehensive and integrated services ranging from IVF to surrogacy.

Dr Harari completed his residency at Scripps Mercy Medical Center in San Diego and served on numerous hospital committees at both Mercy and Sharp hospitals. He was member of Sharp Mary Birch OBGYN Supervisory Committee and the Minimally Invasive Surgical Committee of Excellence. He is a member of American College of OBGYN and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy.

David is married with 2 children and enjoys sailing and running in his leisure time. He is a vital and charismatic leader of RSMC’s management team.

Dr. Samuel Wood

MD, Ph.D., MA, MBA

Dr. Samuel Wood, MD, Ph.D., MA, MBA, our Medical Director, is an acclaimed reproductive endocrinologist who specializes in infertility. He is particularly famous for successfully treating “hopeless cases.” Dr. Wood has turned many intended parents into happy parents.

As San Diego’s leading fertility specialist, he is a member of many societies including the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He specializes in the assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and complex laparoscopic procedures.

In addition to obtaining an M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), Dr. Wood also holds three other graduate degrees: a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from MCV, an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A. from San Diego State University. Dr. Wood did his post-graduate medical training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of California at San Diego.

Dr. Ho

Dr. Minh N. Ho

M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Minh N. Ho, M.D., F.A.C.O.G, is board certified in both OB/GYN and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He graduated from medical school over 30 years ago and has been a fertility specialist since 1995.

In 1990, after completion of his residency, he moved to San Diego and joined the group practice in OB/GYN Kaiser Permanente.

Continuing with his educational endeavors, he began his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the UC of San Diego. In 1994, with a special grant by the NIH, he also served a year as Guest Research Scientist at the internationally recognized National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Throughout his years of practicing medicine, he has helped thousands of couples achieving their dreams of having healthy babies with the gender of choice. Dr. Minh N. Ho is very proficient in treating patients of Asian background. Many of his patients are domestic Asian Americans and international patients traveling from China and Vietnam to the United States.

Doctor Oum

Dr. Kevin Kiboong Oum


Dr. Kevin Kiboong Oum, Ph.D., HCLD/CC, EMB, joined Reproductive Sciences Medical Center as the Laboratory Director after being the Scientific Director at Columbia University Fertility Center in New York.

Dr. Oum specializes in Intra-plasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Embryo Biopsy, Surgical Sperm Retrieval, and Cryopreservation. His achievements in ICSI in 1993, (while ICSI was still a new skill to the embryology field) earned him an honor and recognition by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, for his success with Vitrification of Human Blastocyst Embryos. Recognizing his determination, Columbia University invited him to collaborate on other similar projects.

Dr. Gaconnet


Dr. Cory Gaconnet, MD, who was voted one of ‘San Diego’s Top Doctors’ in 2014, is an experienced clinician with an extensive background in healthcare management. His medical training combined with over 12 years of leadership experience within healthcare uniquely positions him to align all aspects of your fertility care into a common team of industry leading experts with one goal – to provide you the best quality fertility care available in the world. Starting with your initial consultation, Dr. Gaconnet and his incredible team at RSMC will become your partner as we help guide you through this journey. All the while, we will be working tirelessly to ensure that RSMC provides the best opportunity for you to grow your family.

Dr. Gaconnet graduated from the United States Naval Academy with honors and then completed his medical degree at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda. After earning his Doctorate of Medicine, he then transitioned to San Diego to complete his residency in Anesthesiology. During residency, Dr. Gaconnet was selected as Chief Resident and was awarded a Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology from Harvard Medical School at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is currently dual Board Certified in both Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology.