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Bay IVF Center

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Last Update: 07/24/2020

Description

Bay IVF Center is a fertility clinic located in Palo Alto, a city in the state of California. This clinic opened its doors in 1985 under the direction of Dr. Polanksy and Eve Shen.

The medical team at Bay IVF Center is made up of professionals from different fields, such as infertility specialists, embryologists, nurses, etc.

On the other hand, Bay IVF Center has its own andrology and embryology laboratory to carry out the assisted reproduction treatments offered directly in the clinic. Additionally, patients can contact the clinic staff 24 hours a day throughout the week.

However, all this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

If you want to know how to get to the clinic, click here.

Fertility treatments and costs

The fertility treatments performed at Bay IVF Center are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservationPrice not available
Frozen Embryo TransferPrice not available
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI$9,870
IVF with Donor Eggs$14,840
IVF with Donor SpermPrice not available
Low medication IVFPrice not available
Preimplantation Genetic DiagnosisPrice not available
Reciprocal IVFPrice not available

Bay IVF Center also provides gender selection since the country's legislation allows this treatment.

On its website, Bay IVF Center details the tests and techniques that are included in the price of the treatment we have indicated.

A standard IVF cycle has a cost of $9,870. On the other hand, a donor egg IVF is priced at $14,840. Both include blastocyst culture. However, complementary techniques and fertility medication are not included and have to be paid extra.

If you're still unsure which fertility treatment is right for you and would like to know more about it, we suggest you read on here: Fertility Treatment Overview.

The treatment costs may vary significantly depending on the tests or techniques included or not, such as the seminogram, medication, fertility testing, medical visits, prolonged culture or embryo vitrification.

This Tool helps you to find out the exact costs of the different fertility clinics (what's included and what's not) and provides you with lots of useful tips for your first appointment.

Complementary techniques

In addition to all the treatments indicated in the previous section, Bay IVF Center has the necessary technology to perform the following complementary techniques in order to increase the possibilities of success of the treatments:

Diagnostic tests

The following diagnostic tests can also be performed at Bay IVF Center on both men and women to find out the reason for infertility:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.

However, all this information has not been verified by the inviTRA specialists.

Success rates

This data has been collected by the American CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) in the year 2016. Directly comparing pregnancy rates between different clinics can lead to mistakes.

IVF/ICSI

Realized cycles

Number of total cycles performed by the clinic in a year.

The CDC stipulates both the total number of cycles realized per clinic in general and number of cycles performed by the patient's age group: under 35 years, between 35-37 years, between 38-40 years, between 41-42 years and above 43 years.

This is the total number of performed cycles by Bay IVF Center in a year.

More information
Total cycles with fresh eggs: 99 per year
Total cycles with frozen eggs: 82 per year

Pregnancy probability per transfer

Probability that an embryo transfer will lead to a pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos transferred.

IVF cycles with fresh embryos

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
58.8%*
* Percentage extracted from 17 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
44.4%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
40%*
* Percentage extracted from 10 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
No data available

IVF cycles with frozen embryos

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
70.4%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
60.9%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
50%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
14.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 7 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
33,3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only

IVF with egg donation

Realized cycles

Number of total cycles performed by the clinic in a year.

In regards to egg donation cycles, these are the ranges of annual cycles carried out by Bay IVF Center.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Embryos: 0 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Embryos: 2 per year

Pregnancy probability per transfer

Probability that an embryo transfer will lead to a pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos transferred.

Fresh Embryo Transfer
No data available
Frozen Embryo Transfer
100%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only

Medical team

Dr. Francis Polansky, MD
Dr. Francis Polansky, MD
Medical Director
Infertility Specialist
Eve Shen
Eve Shen
IVF Laboratory Director
Senior Embryologist

Reviews

The reviews found on the Internet are very positive. In the following section, we will show some of the comments found on Google Business.

Patient Adrienne, for example, was able to get pregnant with twins after changing her diet and taking the supplement suggested by the doctor. She further describes the staff as caring and supportive and will go back for another fertility treatment. Tina also had a positive experience at Bay IVF Center. She also finds the personnel at the clinic as warm, informative, and helpful, and Dr. Polansky as extremely knowledgeable and honest.

Also, the user Pasha was able to become a parent with his wife. They were able to conceive through IVF and alternative methods such as following a healthy diet.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Bay IVF Center is located in 1681 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306.

The nearest airport is San Francisco International Airport and it takes 35 minutes to get to the clinic via US-101 S.

Last Update: 07/24/2020
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