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Mehmet Tamer Yalcinkaya

Mehmet Tamer Yalcinkaya, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility


Tamer Yalcinkaya, MD, a reproductive endocrinology-infertility expert, is president and founder of the Carolinas Fertility Institute with locations in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Charlotte. 

For more than two decades, he has contributed to the endocrinology-infertility training of medical students and OB/GYN residents at West Virginia University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He has 27 publications in peer-reviewed journals and many abstracts and presentations, including as part of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting.

Regionally, he is known as the expert in fertility-preserving surgery. His passion is to increase pregnancy success rates in his most challenging infertility patients. He has been featured on the local news many times, including on Fox 8 on such topics as fertility solutions and fertility myths

He and his wife, Heather Mertz, MD, who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine, have four school-aged children. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing and windsurfing with his family.

Areas of Interest

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility



Medical School

Istanbul University


Harlem Hospital Center


University of California @ San Francisco

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility