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Simple IVF Center

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Last Update: 01/24/2022

Description

Simple IVF Centers is a fertility clinic in San Luis Obispo, in the US state of California. Their lead physican is Alex J. Steinleitner, MD.

Their multidisciplinary team consists of the main physician and his staff which includes nurses, and office workers. 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 Simple IVF Center are listed 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
Sperm freezing

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.

Complementary techniques

In addition to the treatments indicated, Simple IVF Center 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 Simple IVF Center according to the information on their website:

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 Simple IVF Center in a year.

More information
Cycles with fresh eggs: 75 per year
Cycles with frozen eggs: 86 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
35.0%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
44.4%*
* Percentage extracted from only 9 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from only 2 cases
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
40%*
* Percentage extracted from only 5 cases
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
50%*
* Percentage extracted from only 2 cases

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
36.7%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
33.3%

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 Simple IVF Center.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 4 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 14 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
100%*
* Percentage extracted from only 4 cases
Frozen embryo transfer
45.5%*
* Percentage extracted from only 11 cases

Reviews

The reviews found on the internet about Simple IVF Center are both positive and negative. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Google Review.

On the positive side patients highlight that Dr. Alex was attentive and supportive throughout the whole process, being informative and welcoming. Patients also say that Dr. Alex spoke clearly and with intention of helping.

On the other hand, there are some negative comments that say that the clinic is money-driven, and doesn´t inform patients of the possible risks or answer their doubts.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with Pacific in vitro fertilization institute, whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comments section.

Medical team

Alex Steinleitner
Alex Steinleitner
Director
Reproductive Endocrinology

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the clinic of Simple IVF Center is 35 Casa Street #260
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. It´s located right off route 1 and route 101, close to Santa Rosa Park. It is easily accessible and has plenty of parking space.

Last Update: 01/24/2022
2 comments / opinions
    1. Hi, I am looking for Dr. Alex Steinleitner’s clinic. I thought it did not have this name. Can someone confirm me that we are talking about the same clinic?

      • Hi CarolAnne,

        Indeed, Dr. Alex Steinleitner’s clinic is now known as Simple IVF Center. You will find there the same doctor’s treatment and some new treatments. Take a look at our clinic review.

        I hope I have solved your question,

        Best regards