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Your RMI Fertility Care Team

The highest quality healthcare is delivered by the highest quality people – and we have some of the best at RMI. Your fertility care is directed by your RMI physician and supported by a team of professionals focused on one thing; your success.

RMI Physicians

Highly trained and accredited, the RMI physician team is well-respected and works closely with referring providers from hospital networks surrounding the Midwest (Hospital networks). We know our patients have high hopes and expect to see and hear from their physician well after the first consultation and fertility workup. RMI is devoted to working together with patients to ensure the highest quality of care.

Elena Trukhacheva, M.D., MSCI​

President, Medical Director

As one of the field’s devoted female reproductive endocrinologists, Elena Trukhacheva, MD, MSCI, demonstrates a deeper understanding of her patients.​

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Nasir Rana, M.D., M.P.H.

Nasir Rana, M.D., M.P.H., has devoted more than 30 years of his professional life to academic medicine and to clinical practice of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is one of the Founding Members of Reproductive Medicine Institute.

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W. Paul Dmowski, M.D, Ph.D.

W. Paul Dmowski, M.D., Ph.D., one of the Founding Members of Reproductive Medicine Institute, has been practicing infertility in the Chicagoland area since 1971. Dr. Dmowski is Board Certified both in Reproductive Endocrinology and in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Shweta Nayak, M.D.

The newest member of Team RMI, Shweta Nayak, MD, FACOG is an advocate for women’s health and the preservation of a woman’s reproductive potential. Committed to offering unparalleled care to her patients, Dr. Nayak finds the most fulling aspect of her career is the relationships she has built with her patients.

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RMI Nursing

Infertility nurses are special people, one-part healthcare providers, and one-part coaches and confidants. At RMI, our nurses provide patients with practical and personal support as well as the guidance needed to navigate all aspects of care.

Elizabeth Denisenko, MSN, WHNP-BC

Elizabeth Denisenko, MSN, WHNP-BC is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.  Ellie’s ultimate goal is to support her patients by providing the highest quality, individualized, and evidence-based care to fulfill their dream of creating or expanding their family.

Ellie obtained her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from University of Illinois at Chicago.  She then completed her nurse practitioner studies and earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree at Loyola University Chicago.  Ellie has over eight years of experience working specifically in women’s health at Northshore University Healthsystem at both Evanston and Highland Park Hospital.

Ellie understands the importance of educating patients regarding their reproductive health, and finds it beyond rewarding to provide comprehensive care to all couples.  She is thrilled to join Dr. Nayak’s team, working in our Evanston and Chicago offices.

What sparked your interest in fertility? 

While a graduate student, Ellie did research with her advanced pharmacology professor to further study the literature on the available pharmacologic therapies for anovulatory infertility due to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  Her desire to learn and constantly seek new information in the ever-evolving field of reproductive medicine confirmed her passion for fertility.

What drew you to RMI? 
I was drawn to RMI specifically due to the importance of parenthood in my own personal life.  I find it beyond exciting to work in an environment where each team member is committed to providing the compassionate care our patients depend on during this time.

Educational background: 

Graduated University of Illinois at Chicago Bachelors of science in Nursing with Magna Cum Laude honors

Graduated Loyola University Chicago with Summa Cum Laude honors

Board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner by the National Certification Corporation

Clinical Interests: 

Primary and secondary infertility

Oocyte cryopreservation

Lifestyle factors and fertility

Raising fertility awareness

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Third party reproduction

Annie Miller – Clinical Lead

Annie Miller started with RMI in 2013 as a sonographer. From there she quickly advanced to IVF cycle coordinator. She was passionate about helping people develop families and decided to take on the role of helping patients coordinate egg donor and surrogacy treatment cycles, and assisting our international patients. Being a mother, combined with her expertise in reproductive medicine, and her ability to truly understand and connect patients’ needs, Annie was given the opportunity and accepted the position as Clinical Nurse Manager. With this role, she can work closely with both staff and patients.

“Being in this environment really opened up my eyes to the struggle that patients endure. I developed a passion for helping people reach their goal of starting or continuing a family. Nothing makes me happier than to see a patient walk back through the door after a successful pregnancy.” – Annie Miller




Nurse Staff By Office

Oak Brook




Oak Lawn






RMI Embryology

While not every patient may need IVF to be successful, those who do rely heavily on a skillful embryology team and a cutting-edge laboratory.

Lab Staff


Jeanine – IVF Lab Director




Andrology Lab


Other RMI Staff

IVF Surgery Center Team

RMI’s surgical center team is dedicated to ensuring comfort and the highest quality of care for patients.

Terry – IVF Surgical Center Manager



Patient Services

Patient Services Coordinators at RMI are always happy to help guide patients through their infertility care.

Yuvia – Clerical Manager



Billing and Financial

RMI understands that the insurance coverage surrounding fertility treatments can be confusing to understand. The billing and finance team at RMI is always happy to assist patients.

​Jennifer – Revenue Cycle Manager


Laura – Director of Operations
Jola – Executive Assistant
Huma – Surgical Manager
Cailin – Marketing and Sales Manager

Are You Ready to Talk to One of Our Fertility Experts About Individualized Care?