Lisa A. Hasty, MD, FACOG
Founding Partner of ACRM
LISA A. HASTY MD, a founding partner of the Atlanta Center for Reproductive
Medicine, is a graduate of Davidson College and Emory University School
of Medicine. Dr. Hasty completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia where she was recognized with
awards for excellence in clinical care and clinical research. Following
this four year residency, she completed three years of fellowship training
in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pennsylvania.
She had extensive clinical training as well as numerous research publications
and received a Clinical Investigator’s Award from the National Institutes
of Health for research focused on hormonal regulation of certain immune
proteins on the endometrium and the disease of endometriosis.
Dr. Hasty returned to Atlanta in 1992 where she was on faculty at Emory
for three years before joining a large clinical practice. In 1998, she
started ACRM with the intention of creating a caring team focused on the
best possible experience for couples facing infertility. Her particular
areas of interest include in vitro fertilization and preimplantation genetic
diagnosis as well as recurrent pregnancy loss. Dr. Hasty is an elected
Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG),
a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) as well
as the Georgia Ob/Gyn Society (GOGS).
Dr. Hasty is also active in the community and enjoys her work with various
nonprofit agencies. She is a member of the board of the Drake House which
is located in Roswell, that provides emergency short term housing for
homeless single women and their children.
She is passionate about her work for the Alzheimer’s Association
of Georgia. She chaired Dancing Stars of Atlanta in May 2017, which raised
over $850,000 for support for caregivers and research efforts. She is
a member of the Sandy Springs Society.
Dr. Hasty met her husband, Dr. Andrew Smith while attending Davidson College.
Dr. Smith is a cardiologist at Emory and directs the Advanced Heart Failure
Therapy Program. The couple makes their home in Atlanta and they have
three children. Apart from her busy schedule, she enjoys traveling, family
snow skiing vacations, hiking, pro-am ballroom dancing and golf.