Alice S Rhoton-Vlasak

Alice S Rhoton-Vlasak, M.D.

Interim Division Chief Of Reproductive Endocrinology And Infertility

Department: MD-OBGYN-RERPOD ENDO INFERTILT
Business Phone: (352) 273-7660
Business Email: rhotona@ufl.edu

About Alice S Rhoton-Vlasak

Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak is a Associate Professor at the University of Florida, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology working in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Rhoton’s educational background includes undergraduate training at Wake Forest University followed by medical school at the University of Florida. She then attended residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida followed by fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Rhoton’s area of interest includes treatment of conditions leading to infertility, as well as other reproductive endocrinology disorders including the treatment of hirsutism, amenorrhea, and endometriosis. Her practice involves both clinical and surgical endeavors. An area of interest is in fertility preservation cancer patients, a program being developed at The University of Florida. She also takes great interest in routine women’s health care that involves yearly visits, as well as education that can be given at the time of those visits.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2018
MDT7160 Elect Top Ob/Gyn
2018
MDC7180 Obs and Gyn Clerkship
2018
MDT7090 Elective Topics
2016-2018,2021-2022
BMS6632 Endo and Reproduction
2010-2013
MEL7932 Elect Top Ob/Gyn
2021-2022
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2
2021
BSC4912 Advanced Mentored Research in Biology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
    ABOG

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Women’s Health
Subspecialties
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Areas of Interest
  • Infertility
  • Ovarian overproduction of androgens
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Ultrasound pregnancy

Publications

2022
COVID-19: changing the care process for women’s health-the patient’s perspective.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians. 35(25):6180-6184 [DOI] 10.1080/14767058.2021.1909560. [PMID] 34044744.
2021
A View from the past into our collective future: the oncofertility consortium vision statement.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics. 38(1):3-15 [DOI] 10.1007/s10815-020-01983-4. [PMID] 33405006.
2021
Implications of the vaginal microbiome and potential restorative strategies on maternal health: a narrative review.
Journal of perinatal medicine. 49(4):402-411 [DOI] 10.1515/jpm-2020-0367. [PMID] 33554571.
2021
Methods of Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation: Is Vitrification Superior to Slow Freezing?-Ovarian Tissue Freezing Methods.
Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.). 28(12):3291-3302 [DOI] 10.1007/s43032-021-00591-6. [PMID] 33939167.
2021
Relationships between reproductive hormones and maternal pregnancy physiology in women conceiving with or without in vitro fertilization.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology. 321(3):R454-R468 [DOI] 10.1152/ajpregu.00174.2020. [PMID] 34346723.
2020
Feasibility and efficacy of ultrasonographic and laparoscopic guidance for microwave ablation of clinically normal canine ovaries.
American journal of veterinary research. 81(9):747-754 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.81.9.747. [PMID] 33112170.
2020
Fertility preservation in breast cancer with case-based examples for guidance.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics. 37(3):717-729 [DOI] 10.1007/s10815-019-01665-w. [PMID] 32008180.
2020
Maternal endothelial function, circulating endothelial cells, and endothelial progenitor cells in pregnancies conceived with or without in vitro fertilization.
American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology. 318(6):R1091-R1102 [DOI] 10.1152/ajpregu.00015.2020. [PMID] 32349514.
2020
Postnatal pediatric systemic antibiotic episodes during the first three years of life are not associated with mode of delivery.
PloS one. 15(3) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0229861. [PMID] 32130278.
2019
Increased Preeclampsia Risk and Reduced Aortic Compliance With In Vitro Fertilization Cycles in the Absence of a Corpus Luteum.
Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 73(3):640-649 [DOI] 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.12043. [PMID] 30636552.
2019
Maternal Cardiovascular Dysregulation During Early Pregnancy After In Vitro Fertilization Cycles in the Absence of a Corpus Luteum.
Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 74(3):705-715 [DOI] 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13015. [PMID] 31352818.
2019
Potential influence of the corpus luteum on circulating reproductive and volume regulatory hormones, angiogenic and immunoregulatory factors in pregnant women.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism. 317(4):E677-E685 [DOI] 10.1152/ajpendo.00225.2019. [PMID] 31408378.
2019
The Neuroanatomy of Reproduction: Seeing Is Believing.
Seminars in reproductive medicine. 37(5-06):251-256 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0038-1675585. [PMID] 30605926.
2018
Case-based care for pre-existing or new-onset mood disorders in patients undergoing infertility therapy.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics. 35(8):1371-1376 [DOI] 10.1007/s10815-018-1222-5. [PMID] 29860578.
2018
The National Physicians Cooperative: transforming fertility management in the cancer setting and beyond.
Future oncology (London, England). 14(29):3059-3072 [DOI] 10.2217/fon-2018-0278. [PMID] 30474429.
2018
Wave reflections and global arterial compliance during normal human pregnancy.
Physiological reports. 6(24) [DOI] 10.14814/phy2.13947. [PMID] 30578623.
2017
Comparison of multiple non-invasive methods of measuring cardiac output during pregnancy reveals marked heterogeneity in the magnitude of cardiac output change between women.
Physiological reports. 5(8) [DOI] 10.14814/phy2.13223. [PMID] 28438984.
2017
Laparoscopic Bilateral Ovarian Transposition in a Patient With Stage 3 Rectal Adenocarcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 33(3):117-121 [DOI] 10.1089/gyn.2016.0092.
2017
Laparoscopic Ovarian Transposition Before Pelvic Cancer Treatment: Ovarian Function and Fertility Preservation.
Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 24(1):28-35 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jmig.2016.08.831. [PMID] 27614150.
2017
Obesity and reproduction: a study to determine how effectively medical education enhances awareness of the reproductive risks related to obesity.
JBRA assisted reproduction. 21(4):330-335 [DOI] 10.5935/1518-0557.20170059. [PMID] 29068182.
2017
Sperm preservation and neutron contamination following proton therapy for prostate cancer study.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden). 56(1):17-20 [DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2016.1205219. [PMID] 27420031.
2016
Age and Fertility: A Study on Patient Awareness.
JBRA assisted reproduction. 20(3):99-106 [DOI] 10.5935/1518-0557.20160024. [PMID] 27584600.
2016
Family Reflections on Our Amazing Journey with Dad-Professor Rhoton.
World neurosurgery. 92:653-657 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.06.038. [PMID] 27318312.
2014
Characterization of a mechanism to inhibit ovarian follicle activation.
Fertility and sterility. 101(5):1450-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.01.025. [PMID] 24559722.
2014
Evidence for Impaired Maternal Circulatory Adaptations in Pregnancies Conceived Using Donor Eggs
Reproductive Sciences. 21(3, S)
2013
An assessment of current clinical attitudes toward letrozole use in reproductive endocrinology practices.
Fertility and sterility. 100(6):1740-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.08.040. [PMID] 24112529.
2007
Circulating chemokine levels and miscarriage.
American journal of epidemiology. 166(3):323-31 [PMID] 17504778.
2007
Endometrial expression of epithelial neutrophil-activating peptide-78 during the menstrual cycle or in progestin-only contraceptive users with breakthrough bleeding and the influence of doxycycline therapy.
Human reproduction (Oxford, England). 22(2):427-33 [PMID] 17095519.
2005
Histological characteristics and altered expression of interleukins (IL) IL-13 and IL-15 in endometria of levonorgestrel users with different uterine bleeding patterns.
Fertility and sterility. 83(3):659-65 [PMID] 15749495.
2004
A randomized, multicenter study comparing the efficacy of recombinant FSH vs recombinant FSH with Ganirelix during superovulation/IUI therapy.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 191(2):648-51; discussion 651 [PMID] 15343256.
2003
Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-26 and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-3 and -4 in endometrium throughout the normal menstrual cycle and alteration in users of levonorgestrel implants who experience irregular uterine bleeding.
Fertility and sterility. 80(3):564-70 [PMID] 12969699.
2003
Localization and cellular distribution of pregnancy-associated plasma protein-a and major basic protein in human ovary and corpora lutea throughout the menstrual cycle.
Fertility and sterility. 79(5):1149-53 [PMID] 12738510.
2003
Pregnancy rates in varying age groups after in vitro fertilization: a comparison of follitropin alfa (Gonal F) and follitropin beta (Follistim).
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 189(2):342-6; discussion 346 [PMID] 14520188.
2003
Validity of a rapid assay for antisperm antibodies in semen.
Fertility and sterility. 79(3):522-8 [PMID] 12620434.
1998
Placental site trophoblastic tumor: human placental lactogen and pregnancy-associated major basic protein as immunohistologic markers.
Human pathology. 29(3):280-8 [PMID] 9496832.
1996
Efficacy of calcium ionophore A23187 oocyte activation for generating parthenotes for human embryo research.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics. 13(10):793-6 [PMID] 8986591.
1993
Glove perforations and blood contact associated with manipulation of the fetal scalp electrode.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 81(2):224-6 [PMID] 8423955.

Education

Fellowship – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1994-1996 · Mayo Clinic
Residency – Obstetrics and Gynecology
1989-1993 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
1989 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7660
Emails:
Business:
rhotona@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100294
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD RM M302K
GAINESVILLE FL 32610