Getting Personal: Q & A With Dr. Amy Criniti

Continuing our physician spotlight series on the blog, we recently caught up with Dr. Amy Criniti and asked her a few questions.

SRM: Where is your hometown?

South Bend, Indiana.

SRM: When did you first think about going into medicine?

My mother is a nurse and I loved going to the hospital to visit her at work. I remember knowing from a very young age that I wanted to have a career in medicine.

SRM: Why did you choose to specialize in Obstetrics/Gynecology and then subspecialize in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility?

I love participating in the building of families, there is really not a greater privilege.

SRM: What is the most challenging part of your work?

I become very emotionally attached to my patients. This is the absolute best part and sometimes hardest part of my work. I want success for all my patients so deeply that it hurts sometimes.

SRM: What kind of work would you choose to do if you weren’t a physician?

I was an English major in college and I love to write. I think I would try my hand at journalism or book writing. I am obsessed with Broadway, and I can sing every score, but not well enough to make it even my night job.

SRM: What do you do to relax?

I am still trying to figure out how to do this. I love spending time with my family and traveling to new places. Walking along the beach helps me find my Zen.

 

Click here to learn more about Dr. Criniti.

July 25, 2017

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