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Nova In Vitro Fertilization

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Last Update: 07/10/2020

Description

Nova IVF is a private fertility clinic located in Mountain View that belongs to the State of California. According to information published on its website, this center was founded in 1987 and is directed by Richard Schmidt and Meera Shah.

The staff consists of a multidisciplinary team of fertility specialists, embryologists, IVF coordinators etc. Furthermore, the clinic disposes of its own IVF laboratory in order to perform all fertility treatments directly in the location. Apart from classic IVF treatments, it is also possible to undergo third-party reproduction such as surrogacy.

However, all this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

If you want to know how to get to the clinic, click here.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at Nova IVF are listed in the table below.

Fertility preservation
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

Nova IVF also offers surrogacy since the country'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.

Diagnostic tests

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

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 Nova In Vitro Fertilization in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 76 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 243 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
100%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
100%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
No data available
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
60.3%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
71.6%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
56.6%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
59.3%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
25%*
* Percentage extracted from 16 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 Nova In Vitro Fertilization.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 0 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 27 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
66.7%

Medical team

Richard Schmidt, MD
Richard Schmidt, MD
Medical Director
Fertility Specialist
Meera Shah, MD, FACOG
Meera Shah, MD, FACOG
Fertility Specialist
Dr. Jui-Yang Hong
Dr. Jui-Yang Hong
Laboratory Supervisor
Fen-Chi DeFalco
Fen-Chi DeFalco
IVF Laboratory Director
Junming Zhang
Junming Zhang
Embryologist

Reviews

No recent experience with the clinic has been found on the internet.

If you want to tell us your experience at Nova IVF - be it positive or negative, we invite you to do so by participating in our comment section.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Nova IVF is located in 2500 Hospital Dr Building 7 Mountain View, California.

The regional airport San Jose is the nearest airport to the clinic. It takes approximately 20 minutes by car via I-280 N to get to Nova IVF.

Last Update: 07/10/2020
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