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Los Angeles Reproductive Center (LARC)

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Last Update: 04/28/2020

Description

The Los Angeles Reproductive Center (LARC) is a private fertility center which is located in the heart of Los Angeles. Specifically, this center has locations in Encino, Westwood, Thousand Oaks and Bakersfield.

The LARC attends both national and international patients. Therefore, this center offers foreign language services in Chinese, English, Italian and Spanish.

According to information published on its website, LARC provides also a variety of treatment financing options to patients.

If you need information on how to get to the clinic, click here.

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Available treatments

The LARC offers all the treatment options you will find in the table below:

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

In addition, this clinic offers the possibility of surrogacy and sex selection, since the country's legislation does provide for 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.

Diagnostic tests

At LARC it is also possible to perform the following diagnostic tests in order to find out the cause of sterility and establish the most appropriate treatment:

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 LARC in a year.

More information
Total Number of Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 2 per year
Total Number of Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 44 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
No data available
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
Percentage extracted from 1 case only

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
64,3%*
* Percentage extracted from 14 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
85,7%*
* Percentage extracted from 7 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 12 only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
33,3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 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 LARC.

More information
Total Cycles of Fresh Embryo Transfer: 0 per year
Total Cycles of Frozen Embryo Transfer: 3 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 data available
Frozen Embryo Transfer
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only

Reviews

Most of the comments posted on the LACR Facebook page are positive, although a little older. For example, user Niels states that the doctor is patient and explains every step of the process, or user Cynthia says that the doctor is kind and tries to help you with everything.

In the Google Business Reviews, it was only possible to read one experience of the Los Angeles Reproductive Center. User David comments that he loved the doctors but that the office is disorganized and the tests are wrong.

Medical team

Nurit Winkler
Nurit Winkler
Medical Director
Marc J. Kalan
Marc J. Kalan
Specialist in Endocrinology

Location

Los Angeles Reproductive Center (LARC) is located at Ventura Blvd Ste 1127 in Encino, California. Specifically, Encino is a district in the San Fernando Valley and a region of the city of Los Angeles.

This center is located 43 minutes by car from the Los Angeles International Airport on I-405 and approximately 35 minutes from Hollywood Burbank Airport on US-101 N.

On the other hand, the 150, 240, 549, 744 and 750 bus lines stop just a few feet from the clinic.

Last Update: 04/28/2020
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