Dr. Bill Meyer

About Dr. Bill Meyer

Dr. Bill Meyer, Reproductive Endocrinologist at Carolina Conceptions | Raleigh, NC

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Dr. Meyer founded Carolina Conceptions in 2006, leaving UNC as their IVF director, with Dr. Grace Couchman from Duke. The practice has grown from performing 200 IVF cycles to over 1,000 annually. Dr. Meyer estimates that he has done well over 15,000 embryo transfers in his career. Maria, his wife of 38 years, is a pediatric oncology nurse at UNC. They have three sons, and one grandchild on the way in 2024, in Southern California.

Dr. and Mrs. Meyer completed a decade of medical service in 2023 to the women of Honduras. For the last six years, they worked at an outpatient surgical clinic at Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos through One World Surgery, performing each year about 20 operative procedures, most not done in an infertility practice.

Dr. Meyer was raised in Roanoke, Virginia; he swam and played water polo at Washington and Lee University. He attended the University of Virginia for medical school. During his fourth year, he spent months on the Navajo reservation, and this changed his career direction from family practice to OB/GYN. After attending a four-year residency program at Emory-Grady, he completed an Infertility Fellowship at Yale, followed by three years in Washington DC as an attending physician at NIH, the Washington Hospital Center, and private practice. Missing academics, he was hired by UNC in 1992 to run their IVF program and there he also directed the OB/GYN residency program for five years. He is board certified in Infertility and OB/GYN. He was also the prior President of the NC OB/GYN Society.

He continues to swim with a master’s swim team, and he loses regularly in singles tennis with friends he has been playing with for over thirty years. He plans on doing the bike ride across North Carolina in October. Hopefully, his knees will be kind to him. You could follow his 470-mile ride on Instagram if he knew how to do it.

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Dr. Meyer has been voted, by his peers, as one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2003. He was on the Top Doctor list for North Carolina in 2020.

Dr. Meyer’s specialties & more

Dr. Meyer’s special interests & clinical expertise

  • In vitro fertilization (IVF).
  • Egg freezing.
  • Ovulation induction.
  • Endometriosis.
  • Uterine fibroids.
  • Hysteroscopy.

In his personal life

He volunteers at the Chapel Hill Pregnancy Support Services, and from 2011-2014, was coach of the Orange County Special Olympics Basketball Team.

Dr. Meyer volunteers as a mentor/teacher for the Blue Ribbon Program for an academically challenged middle school student. He has done medical/surgical mission trips to Honduras since 2011, plays tennis, and is in Masters Swimming.

Dr. Meyer has three sons: one at UNC for graduate work, the others in San Francisco and Chicago.

Dr. Meyer’s education & career


  • Washington and Lee University
  • University of Virginia (MD)

Career highlights

  • Board examiner for those sitting for their OB/GYN certification.
  • Received “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2003.
  • 2020 Top Doctor in North Carolina.
  • Served on the credentialing committee of the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART).
  • Founded and headed the UNC Assisted Reproductive Technologies Ethics Committee.
  • Former president of the North Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (2011-2012).
  • Professor in the Department of Ob/GYN at Campbell University’s Jerry Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Community involvement

  • Volunteer at Chapel Hill Pregnancy Support Services.
  • Coach of the Orange County Special Olympics Basketball Team (2011-2014).

One World Surgery

Dr. Bill Meyer and his wife, Maria, a pediatric oncology nurse at UNC, have been traveling to Honduras for over a dozen years now.  For the last seven visits, Dr. Meyer and one of his residency colleagues provided gynecologic surgery to impoverished women of Tegucigalpa, along with partaking in various activities on the orphanage ranch of Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos. Check out Dr. Meyer’s most recent visit to Honduras.

The Meyers feel blessed not only to serve the less fortunate, but also to meet so many dedicated doctors and nurses each trip. They’ve formed lasting friendships with friends from Atlanta, Phoenix and Chicago. Please consider donating to One World Surgery.


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Dr. Bill Meyer was so positive during our initial consult. For the first time, I felt like an ideal candidate for treatment, rather than a series of insurmountable problems.

– L.C. from New Bern, NC