Meet Our Specialists

Dr. Gary S. Packin, DO

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Dr. Packin has been in private practice treating patients with problems of fertility and associated hormone abnormalities for over 30 years. He merged his practice with the South Jersey Fertility Center in early 2003. He is currently Head of the Subsection of Reproductive Endocrinology at the Kennedy Health System in Stratford, Cherry Hill, and Turnersville New Jersey and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Packin has served as President of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologist. He is the past Chairman of the Residency Evaluation Committee of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and currently a consultant to The American Osteopathic Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a founding member of the Medical Education Foundation of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is Chairman of the ad hoc Committee for Hormone Therapy of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is an appointed member of the Committee on Hormonal Therapy of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Packin has been honored by the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists having conferred upon him their most prestigious “Distinguished Service Award” in 1993 for his contribution to medical education and dedication to the advancement of women’s healthcare. He was elected as a “Distinguished Fellow” in this organization in 1991. He received a Commendation for Meritorious Service by The Board of Trustees of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2004. He was honored by Kennedy Memorial Hospital in 1995 which presented him with the “Physician’s Excellence Award.” 

Dr. Packin has been awarded “Top Doc”  honors by SJ Magazine in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2012.  He has also been named a “Top Physician” by South Jersey Magazine in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and “Top Physician for Women” by South Jersey Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

Dr. Packin has lectured extensively throughout the world and has published several articles on the treatment of fertility and women’s healthcare in major medical journals. He is a consultant and serves as a member of the Speaker’s Bureau of several major pharmaceutical companies including Wyeth, Berlex, Pfizer, Ortho-McNeil, and Nova Nordisk. He has conducted clinical research for several of these companies and participated in extensive research in South America to help promote the development and implementation of hormonal treatment of women.

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 1971

Internship

Metropolitan Hospital 1971-1972

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital 1972-1975

Fellowship

Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 1975-1976

Professional Societies

The American Osteopathic Association
The American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
The Philadelphia Obstetrical Society
The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
The American Association of Gynecologic
The North American Menopause Society
The Medical Education Foundation of American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Certification

Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology by the American Osteopathic Board 1988
Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Osteopathic Board 1979

Hospital Affiliations

Kennedy Health System
Atlanticare Health System
Virtua Health System
Cooper Health System
Southern Ocean County Hospital
South Jersey Regional Health System
Underwood Memorial Hospital
Kennedy Surgical Center
Summit Surgical Center
Surgical Center of South Jersey