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Laurel Fertility Care

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Last Update: 08/25/2020

Description

Laurel Fertility Care is a private fertility clinic located in California, USA. The center is based in San Francisco and Modesto, both in the state of California.

Laurel Fertility Care has a laboratory and a multidisciplinary team of professionals to carry out the assisted reproduction techniques they offer their patients. This center also includes a surrogacy service.

In addition, and according to the information published on its website, Laurel Fertility Care has financing options to help its patients pay their fertility treatments. However, all this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

Find out how to get to the clinic by clicking here.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at Laurel Fertility Care are listed in the table below.

Fertility preservation
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
Low medication IVF

Laurel Fertility Care also provides surrogacy since the country's legislation allows this technique.

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.

Diagnostic tests

The following diagnostic tests can also be performed at Laurel Fertility Care on both men and women to find out the reason for infertility:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Pelvic Surgery.

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 Laurel Fertility Care in a year.

More information
Total cycles with fresh eggs: 70 per year
Total cycles with frozen eggs: 133 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
46.9%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
60%*
* Percentage extracted from 10 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
25%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
63.3%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
53.6%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
51.7%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
57.1%*
* Percentage extracted from 14 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 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 Laurel Fertility Care.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 2 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
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Frozen Embryo Transfer
52.9%*
* Percentage extracted from 17 cases only

Medical team

Collin Smikle, MD, FACOG
Collin Smikle, MD, FACOG
Medical Director
Geraldine Ekpo, MD, FACOG
Geraldine Ekpo, MD, FACOG
Infertility Specialist
Devin, Monahan, BS, MS
Devin, Monahan, BS, MS
Embryologist
Natalie LaRosa, RN
Natalie LaRosa, RN
Clinical Coordinator
Donna Damo, RN, BSN
Donna Damo, RN, BSN
Clinical Coordinator
Marlane Angle, PhD
Marlane Angle, PhD
IVF Laboratory Director

Reviews

Most of the comments found online about Laurel Fertility Care San Francisco are positive. Below are some reviews from Google Business.

For example, user Arsineh reports that she achieved a successful AI and was able to have her baby. She thanks Dr. Smikle and the entire clinic team for achieving the pregnancy. She concurs with patient Leslie, who is thinking about starting another treatment. In addition, client Anna states that all of the clinic staff are friendly and answer all of the questions.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

As mentioned above, Laurel Fertility Care has two locations in the state of California. The location of each is described below.

Laurel Fertility Care San Francisco

This clinic is located at 1700 California St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA. San Francisco is a mountainous city located in Northern California.

The San Francisco International Airport is 15 miles away, so it would take about 25 minutes by car to get to the clinic.

Laurel Fertility Care Modesto

The address of Laurel Fertility Care Modesto is 1524 McHenry Ave Suite 370, Modesto, California. Specifically, Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County.

The closest airport is Modesto City-County Airport, which is approximately 5 miles from the clinic on E Briggsmore Ave, Scenic Dr, or McHenry Ave.

Last Update: 08/25/2020
1 comment / opinion
    1. Avatar de A.R

      Thanks to the wonderful team at Laurel Fertility Care, we are happy parents of our rainbow baby. Recommend Dr. Smikle to anyone.

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