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Cedars Sinai Medical Center

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Last Update: 07/01/2020

Description

Cedars Sinai Medical Center is a private hospital in California with its own Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility whose director is Margareta D. Pisarka.

This hospital provides all standard IVF procedures as well as third-party reproduction techniques such as egg and sperm donation or surrogacy.

As stated on its website, the specialists at Cedars Sinai collaborate with other experts such as gynecologic surgeons or oncologists. Apart from this, interested patients have the possibility to attend a free fertility seminar before starting a treatment.

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

The fertility treatments performed at Cedars Sinai Medical Center are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservation
Fertility preservation
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Sperm freezing

Cedars Sinai Medical Center also offers surrogacy services since the country's legislation allows this fertility treatment.

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, Cedars Sinai Medical Center has the necessary technology to perform the following complementary techniques in order to increase the possibilities of success of the treatments:

  • Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT).
  • Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT).

Diagnostic tests

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

  • Female fertility testing.
  • Male fertility testing.
  • Semen analysis.
  • Hysterosalpingogram.
  • Laparoscopy.

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 Cedars Sinai Medical Center in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 29 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 26 per year

Pregnancy probability per transfer

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

Cycles with fresh eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
100%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
20%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 12 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
62.5%*
* Percentage extracted from 8 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
100%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 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 Cedars Sinai Medical 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

Margareta D. Pisarska, MD
Margareta D. Pisarska, MD
Obstretrics and Gynecology Director
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Jessica L. Chan, MD
Jessica L. Chan, MD
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Erica T. Wang, MD, MAS
Erica T. Wang, MD, MAS
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinologist

Reviews

No recent experience with the clinic has been found on the internet.

If you want to tell us your experience in the Cedars Sinai Medical Center - be it positive or negative, we invite you to do so by participating in our comment section.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Cedars Sinai Medical Center is located in 444 S San Vicente Blvd, 1002 Los Angeles in the U.S. State of California.

The nearest airport is the Los Angeles International Airport. Taking the I-405 N, it takes approximately 20 minutes to get to the center.

Last Update: 07/01/2020
2 comments / opinions
    1. Avatar de

      Does this center accept insurance coverage? If not, could you please provide me with a list of fertility centers that accept insurance?

      • Avatar de Romina Packan

        Hi Clarita

        if you have a look at their website which is listed in this profile, you can see that they do accept most insurance providers. There’s also the possibility to get financial assistance to eligible people who have struggles paying their treatments.

        Hope this answers your question,

        Best regards

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