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Fertility Partnership

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Last Update: 08/03/2022

Description

Fertility Partnership was founded by Dr Elan Simckes and is an independent fertilty clinic in Saint Peters, Missouri.

This center offers fertility technologies and treatments to help their patients on the road to parenthood.

If needed, Fertility Partnership also provide third party reproduction and has connections with centers offering egg and sperm donation, surrogacy and adoption.

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

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

Fertility treatments

Below, you'll find a table with all fertility treatments offered by Missouri Fertility:

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

Furthermore, this center also has links with agencies providing surrogacy since the country and state legislation allows this treatment.

Complementary techniques

To increase the chances of success in the fertility treatments, Fertility Partnership also offers the following complementary techniques:

  • Testicular fine needle aspiration (TESE).
  • Assisted hatching.
  • Ovarian rejuvenation with platelet rich plasma.

If you're still unsure which fertility treatment is right for you and would like to know more about it, we suggest you read more 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 order to find out the reasons for infertility and decide on the best course of treatment, this clinic perform the following diagnostic procedures:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Female reproductive surgeries.

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 Partnership in a year.

More information
Cycles with fresh eggs: 69 per year
Cycles with frozen eggs: 73 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
50%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 12 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
0.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 0 cases
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
no data

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
53.8%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
78.5%*
* Percentage extracted from 14 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 8 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
60%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 6 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 Partnership.

More information
Cycles with fresh embryos: 2 per year
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
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases
Frozen embryo transfer
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases

Medical team

David E Simckes, MD.
David E Simckes, MD.
Reproductive gynecologist
Medical Director

Reviews

The reviews for Dr Simckes of Fertility Partnership found on the internet are both positive and negative. In the following section, we are going to list some of these found on Google Reviews.

In the positive reviews we can see that Erik&Kate rate Dr Simckes and his team very highly with their personalized treatment and bedside manner. Karah also has good things to say and adds that all the staff, including the front desk, were all good to her.

On the contrary, in the negative reviews we find Michelle states that she had a bad experience, but fails to go into details on her experience with the clinic.

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

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Fertility Partnership is located in the St.Peters area of St. Louis.

If you are arriving by car, you can reach this clinic on I-70E and Veterans Memoral Parkway. There is off-street parking available outside the building

St. Louis Lambert international airport is less than 20 mins drive away, using Interstate I-70E.

Last Update: 08/03/2022
2 comments / opinions
    1. I want to get fertility testing but I am really nervous about choosing a clinic. Does anyone have any experience with this clinic?

      • Hi Colette998

        This center offers fertility testing for both men and women and they have testimonials on their website that may help you, in addition to the reviews on Google that we have highlighted.

        For more information on fertility testing you can visit our articles at: Female Fertility Tests and Male Fertility testing.

        I hope this helps and wish you the best for your tests.