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Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic

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Last Update: 01/18/2022

Description

Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic is a fertility clinic in San Diego, in the US state of California. Its lead physician is DR. Larry R. Laufer, MD

Their multidisciplinary team consists of Gynecologists and their staff which include nurses, patient care specialized technicians, and embryologists. They specialize in giving access to reproductive treatments to military personnel, the clinic is located within the military hospital and therefore has access to different after-care physicians like ICU and neonatal services.

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 Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic are listed in the table below.

In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Reciprocal IVF

This clinic also offers surrogacy since the state's legislation allows this treatment.

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

Before determining the appropriate assisted reproduction treatment, the following diagnostic studies can be performed at Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic according to the information on their website:

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

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 Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 119 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 143 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
61.8%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
54.5%
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
44.4%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
0%

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of recipient: under 35 years old
55.1%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
54.5%
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
88.8%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
66.6%
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
66.6%

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 Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 1 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 1 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
100%

Reviews

Most of the reviews found on the internet about the Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic are positive. but we can also find some negative aspects. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Fertility IQ.

Generally, the comments are positive, for example, a patient highlights the work of the nurses, she felt them invested and helpful throughout the process. They also provide medicine and start the treatments pretty quickly, in an efficient way.

However, there also are negative comments that talk about the difficulty to park and the long waiting list to get IVF treatment. They also speak on the difficulty of having a more personalized relationship with the staff because of the number of patients that the clinic goes thru daily.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic, whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comments section.

Medical team

Larry R. Laufer, MD
Larry R. Laufer, MD
Gynecologist

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the clinic of Naval Medical Center San Diego Infertility Clinic is 34800 Bob Wilson DR
San Diego, CA 92134. It´s located in Balboa Park, next to the San Diego Zoo. It is easily accessible by Route 5 but being a general hospital it is difficult to find a parking space.

Last Update: 01/18/2022