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Florida Fertility Institute

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Last Update: 12/21/2020

Description

The Florida Fertility Institute is a private fertility clinic in Florida with offices in Clearwater and Tampa.

The clinical director is Mark D. Sanchez who works with a multidisciplinary staff of fertility specialists, embryologists, andrologists, coordinators, etc. Among its facilities, they also have their own IVF laboratory in order to carry out all fertility treatments in the clinic.

As stated on their website, the Florida Fertility Institute also incorporates gynecological services so that patients can undergo annual gynecological screenings. However, all of this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

If you need information on how to get to the clinic, either by public or private transportation, you can access this link.

Fertility treatments and costs

The fertility treatments performed at the Florida Fertility Institute are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservationPrice not available
Fertility preservation$7,300
Frozen Embryo Transfer$3,860
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI$6,450
IUI with Donor SpermPrice not available
IUI with Partner's SpermPrice not available
IVF with Donor EggsPrice not available
IVF with Donor SpermPrice not available
Preimplantation Genetic DiagnosisPrice not available
Reciprocal IVFPrice not available

This center also offers surrogacy and gender selection since this country's legislation allows these techniques.

On its website, the Florida Fertility Insitute details the tests and techniques that are included in the price of the treatment we have indicated. For example, a single cycle of IVF with own eggs and sperm is $10,300 whereas fertility preservation has a cost of $7,300. All fertility treatments include anesthesia and egg cryopreservation for one year. Additional techniques such as ICSI are charged with an additional $1,500. Assisted Hatching, on the other hand, has a cost of $500.

However, it should be kept in mind that fertility treatments don't include fertility medications which is why they 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 the treatments indicated, Florida Fertility Institute has a multitude of complementary techniques that allow us to personalize fertility treatments and try to maximize the chances of pregnancy:

It is advisable to ask in the clinic what the costs are for these techniques before starting the treatment in order to avoid surprises in the budget.

Diagnostic tests

Before determining the appropriate assisted reproduction treatment, the following diagnostic studies can be performed at the Florida Fertility Institute according to the information on its website:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Saline Infusion Sonogram (SIS).
  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG).
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy.
  • Tubal Reversal.

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 Florida Fertility Institute in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 113 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 78 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 recipient: under 35 years old
43.6%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
38.9%*
* Percentage extracted from 18 cases only
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
40.0%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of recipient: under 35 years old
45.2%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
46.2%*
* Percentage extracted from 13 cases only
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
25.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 12 cases only
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
25.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
No information

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 Florida Fertility Institute.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 0 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 18 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 information
Frozen embryo transfer
57.1%*
* Percentage extracted from 14 cases only

Medical team

Mark D. Sanchez, M.D.
Mark D. Sanchez, M.D.
Clinical Director
Fertility Specialist
Edward Zbella, MD
Edward Zbella, MD
Fertility Specialist
Yissa Fonticella, MD
Yissa Fonticella, MD
Fertility Specialist
Deborah Martin
Deborah Martin
Nurse Practicioner
Jaunice Cottone
Jaunice Cottone
Physician Assistant
Andrea Catana
Andrea Catana
IVF Coordinator
Charlene O'Steen
Charlene O'Steen
IVF Coordinator
Jennifer Mae Linn
Jennifer Mae Linn
Embryologist & Andrologist
Susan Walker
Susan Walker
Embryologist & Andrologist

Reviews

The reviews about Florida Fertility Institute on the internet are mostly very positive. In the following section, we will show some of the comments made on Google Business Review.

Simone describes the office as clean, the staff as pleasant and knowledgeable. She appreciates the small size of the clinic which makes the atmosphere more family-like. Both Arleene and Cassidy had a tubal reversal surgery and both had a positive experience.

Also, User Aventuras recommends this clinic. She describes Dr. Sanchez as understanding and honest.

If you want to tell us about your experience with the Florida Fertility Institute, whether it is positive or negative, we recommend that you do so at our comment section.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The Florida Fertility Institute is located at 2454 North McMullen booth Road Suite 601 in Clearwater Florida 33759.

From the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport it takes approximately 20 minutes via US-19 N.

Last Update: 12/21/2020