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Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California

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Last Update: 01/24/2022

Description

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California is a fertility clinic in San José, in the US state of California. Their clinic is within the Palo Alto Medical Foundation which caters to other pathologies like pediatrics, orthopedics, or family medicine.

Their multidisciplinary team consists of several Gynecologists and their staff which include nurses and patient care specialized technicians as well as lab technicians.

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 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California are listed in the table below.

Embryo Adoption
Embryo cryopreservation
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

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

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California offers many extra programs to ensure you have a pleasant experience. These may include, Mindfulness, Stress relief, lifestyle practices course, Male fertility increase...

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, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California 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 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California according to the information on their website:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Ovarian Reserve testing
  • Tubal ligation reversal

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 PAMF in a year.

More information
Cycles with fresh eggs: 390 per year
Cycles with frozen eggs: 304 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
45.3%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
47.1%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
45.2%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
15.4%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
9.1%

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
54.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
46.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
43.9%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
36.0%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
30.4%

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 PAMF.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 3 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 30 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
66.6%*
* Percentage extracted from only 3 cases
Fresh embryo transfer
30.0%

Reviews

Most of the reviews found on the internet about the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California are positive. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Fertility IQ.

Generally, the comments are positive, for example, several patients highlight the fast response the clinic´s office has. They respond within a couple of days. They also speak on the compassionate the nurses are, as well as clean and organized.

However, some patients state that the high volume of patients that the clinic has left them with a sense of coldness and impersonality. And another patient explains the problem she suffered from her prescriptions.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California, whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comments section.

Medical team

Mary Abusief MD
Mary Abusief MD
Reproductive Endocrinology
Anthony Dobson MD
Anthony Dobson MD
Reproductive Endocrinology
M. Max Ezzati MD
M. Max Ezzati MD
Reproductive Endocrinology
Sanaz Keyhan MD
Sanaz Keyhan MD
Reproductive Endocrinology
Alexis Kim MD
Alexis Kim MD
Reproductive Endocrinology

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the clinic of Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fertility Physicians of Northern California is 2581 Samaritan Dr. Ste 302 San Jose, CA 95124. It´s located within the complex of Palo Alto Medical Foundation, it has easy access to parking. You can drive and get to the clinic getting on route 85, right off Los Gatos boulevard.

Last Update: 01/24/2022