Serving as the heart of the Fertility Institute’s organizational structure, Sarah Marada ensures that everything works smoothly, and expertly facilitates the patient experience.
Ms. Marada is a Certified Medical Office Manager (CMOM) with a bachelor’s degree in Science and Mathematics, whose dedication to detail combines with compassion in her responsibilities as practice manager of the Fertility Institute of NJ & NY.
A warm and compassionate multitasker, she works to ensure each and every patient receives unparalleled care. Ms. Marada tackles each of her numerous duties with passion, relishing the opportunity to educate patients and make them comfortable.
For patients navigating insurance benefits, she is an expert in maximizing coverage while minimizing out-of-pocket expenses.
In many ways, Ms. Marada is a patient advocate, putting her problem-solving skills into action as she guides patients through a field that often is fraught with emotion.
“My goal is to have patients leave our office with a smile,” she says. “There is something so joyously unique about what we do every day. I love coming in and helping our patients; it makes me feel fulfilled.”
Fertility, IVF and Third Party
Alyson Butler brings a broad range of knowledge and nearly 15 years of experience to her patients at the Fertility Institute of NJ & NY. Board Certified with a specialization in Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology, she is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Ms. Butler joined the Fertility Institute of NJ & NY team in 2002 after completing the Master’s level Physician Assistant program at Touro College. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.
She obtained the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification in March 2002 and was recertified in 2014, demonstrating her dedication to Assisted Reproductive Technology.
A former fertility patient, Ms. Butler brings with her first-hand knowledge of Assisted Reproductive Technology, affording a unique in-depth and compassionate perspective to her patients.
This combination of medical knowledge and personal experience has proven especially useful for patients who are nervous about beginning or continuing with treatments. Alyson takes the time to let every patient at the Fertility Institute of NJ & NY know they are not alone.
Ms. Butler independently conducts new patient consultations including full medical examinations and evaluation of medical history, offering the same high-quality care as the physicians.
Alyson also coordinates all third-party reproductive procedures, including gestational carriers, egg donation, sperm donation, and partner-to-partner egg donation. As Egg Donor Coordinator, Ms. Butler works directly with patients to facilitate a seamless egg donation and recipient process.
Alyson is bilingual in English and Hebrew and she is proud of the work she does at the Fertility Institute of NJ & NY, where we feel that all patients should be treated like family. Ms. Butler truly embodies this philosophy and treats people with empathy, sensitivity, and warmth, which has been noted by so many of our current and former patients.
A member of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Irm Khalil has been a registered nurse for more than 15 years, with most of her career dedicated to helping patients achieve their dreams of having babies.
Ms. Khalil earned her Registered Nurse degree at Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, and worked in medical/surgical units, and emergency, endoscopy, and oncology departments before joining our team as clinical manager at the Fertility Institute.
She has worked as a specialized fertility nurse for over 10 years and is currently working toward certification in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Additionally, Ms. Khalil has received training in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Stroke Prevention.
Ms. Khalil finds professional and personal satisfaction in providing the highest quality, compassionate healthcare to those she treats. She chose to focus her career on fertility because she wanted to help those who were struggling with conception.
“As a mom of two, I wanted to help other couples receive the best gift of life – a family of their own,” she says, adding that, “It’s the most rewarding feeling.” She is fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi, and can read and write in Arabic, which improves communication with many patients.