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Fertility Institute of New Orleans

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Last Update: 03/15/2022

Description

Fertility Institute of New Orleans is a fertility clinic located in Louisiana. They have 3 locations, a clinic in Baton Rouge, another one in New Orleans (Metairie), and the last one in Mandeville. Their multidisciplinary team consists of several specialists like OB/GYN and reproductive specialists, urologists, sonographers physician assistants, laboratory technicians, and office staff.

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

Below, you'll find a table with all fertility treatments offered by the Fertility Institute of New Orleans:

Fertility preservation
Frozen Embryo Transfer
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Reciprocal IVF
Sperm freezing

Furthermore, this center also provides surrogacy since the country's legislation allows this treatment.

Complementary techniques

In addition to the treatments indicated, the Fertility Institute of New Orleans has a multitude of complementary techniques that allow to personalize fertility treatments and try to maximize the chances of pregnancy:

  • Preimplantation Genetic Screening.
  • Blastocyst Transfer.
  • Embryo Biopsy.
  • Assisted Hatching.

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.

In assisted reproduction, like any medical treatment, it is necessary for you to trust the professionalism of the doctors and the clinic you choose.

This Tool generates you a personalized report with all information necessary about the treatment you will need. Besides, there is a list of clinics in your area which we have chosen based on our selection criteria with their budget plan included. Last but not least, you will find a series of useful tips for your first clinic visit.

Diagnostic tests

In addition to all the treatments indicated in the previous section, the Fertility Institute of New Orleans has the necessary technology to perform the following complementary techniques to increase the possibilities of success of the treatments as well as to establish the most appropriate treatment:

  • Laparoscopy
  • Histeroscopy
  • 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 Fertility Institute of New Orleans in a year.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 316 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 448 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
41.0%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
37.5%*
* Percentage extracted from 16 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
53.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 15 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
55.4%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
44.1%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
41.2%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
40%*
* Percentage extracted from 15 cases
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
20%*
* Percentage extracted from 10 cases

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 Fertility Institute of New Orleans.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 10 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 4 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
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 10 cases
Frozen Embryo Transfer
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases

Medical team

Peter Y. Lu, M.D.
Peter Y. Lu, M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinology
Belinda M. Sartor, M.D.
Belinda M. Sartor, M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinology
Heber E. Dunaway, Jr.
Heber E. Dunaway, Jr.
Reproductive Endocrinology
Warren
Warren
Medical Director
Reproductive Endocrinology
P. Ronald Clisham, M. D.
P. Ronald Clisham, M. D.
Reproductive Endocrinology
Joseph A. La Nasa Jr.
Joseph A. La Nasa Jr.
Urology
Wendi S. Dalferes
Wendi S. Dalferes
Nurse Manager
Nurse
Ashley Alleman
Ashley Alleman
IVF coordinator
Nurse
Hollie Dugas
Hollie Dugas
Ultrasound supervisor
Sonographer
Ron Clisham
Ron Clisham
Clinical lab director
Andrologist
Ed Wortham
Ed Wortham
IVF lab director
Susie White
Susie White
Administrator

Reviews

The reviews about the Fertility Institute of New Orleans found on the internet are generally very positive. In the following section, we are going to list some of the comments on Fertility IQ:

On the positive side, patients say that the staff was understanding and welcoming, were able to answer the most detailed questions the patients had throughout the process.

On the negative side, some patients highlight the problem they had with insurance understanding of the process, no one sat down and explained what was covered and what wasn't covered by insurance, creating some confusion.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with the Fertility Institute of New Orleans, whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comment section.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

As stated above, the Fertility Institute of New Orleans has a couple of locations, below we will state the different clinics.

New Orleans Fertility Clinic (in Metairie)

This clinic is located in the area of Metairie, accessible right off route 10 and close to the Tulane Center for Women´s Health. There are multiple free parking lots surrounding the clinic.

Baton Rouge Fertility Clinic

This clinic is located in Baton Rouge, you can access it off of route 10 right next to the Mall of Louisiana. Valet parking is available.

Mandeville Fertility Clinic

This clinic is located at the intersection of W Causeway Approach and N Causeway Blvd inside the Causeway Executive Suits. Parking is open and available

Last Update: 03/15/2022