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Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR)

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Last Update: 01/04/2022

Description

Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) is a fertility clinic in Chicago, in the US state of Illinois.

Their multidisciplinary team consists of two Gynecologists and their staff which include nurses and patient care specialized technicians. They offer telemedicine consults to ensure a closer and more personalized treatment with their patients as well as improved patient access thru their patient care portal. they have been in the Chicagoland area since 2004.

Furthermore, the main office has its own IVF laboratory and helps patients finance their treatments by accepting many insurance plans. Although our InviTRA specialists were not able to confirm this information.

For more information about how to get to the clinic, visit this link.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at the Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) are listed in the table below.

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

This clinic also offers surrogacy and gender selection, since the state's legislation allows these treatments.

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, Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) has a multitude of complementary techniques that allow to personalize fertility treatments and try to maximize the chances of pregnancy:

It is advisable to ask 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 Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) according to the information on their website:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Endometrial Receptivity Analysis (ERA)

However, all of this information could not be 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 IHR in a year.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 110 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 237 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
36.4%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
66.6%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
28.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
12.5%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
20%

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
58.2%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
45.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
52.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
52.9%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
25%

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 IHR.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 3 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 37 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
0%
Frozen Embryo Transfer
58.8%

Reviews

Most of the reviews found on the internet about the Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) are positive. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Google Review.

Generally, the comments are positive, for example, Kalila expressed the easy layout of the patient portal, where she got all of the useful information surrounding her treatment. Katelyn also highlights the adaptation the clinic has done before COVID, like holding zoom meetings to continue the treatment of couples.

However, they are a couple of comments that refer to some problems with patient care, stating they are unsympathetic and that the clinic is unorganized pussing IVF technique.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR), whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comments section.

Medical team

Dr. David Cohen
Dr. David Cohen
Co- Medical Director
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Tur-Kaspa
Dr. Tur-Kaspa
Founder & Medical Director
Gynecologist

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the clinic of the Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR) is 409 W. Huron Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60654. It´s located 18 minutes away from the O´Hare International Airport, and the clinic is next to plenty of street parking. You can also access the clinic on public transport.

Last Update: 01/04/2022
1 comment / opinion
    1. Hello, I have heard that this clinic specializes in treatments for the LGBT community, is that right?