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The Fertility and Gynecology Center

Analyzed by (invitra staff).
Last Update: 07/09/2020

Description

The Fertility and Gynecology Center is situated in Monterey, a city on the central coast of California. Medical Director is Dr. Edward J. Ramirez. This fertility clinic has a multidisciplinary medical team consisting of infertility specialists, embryologists, and patient coordinators.

The Fertility and Gynecology Center has also its own laboratory in order to perform fertility treatments directly in the clinic. Furthermore, it is also possible for patients to opt for fertility financing programs.

Apart from this, and according to information on their website, the first clinic consultation can also be done via Skype. 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 the Fertility and Gynecology Center are listed in the table below.

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

The Fertility and Gynecology Center also provides gestational surrogacy since the country's legislation allow 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.

Complementary techniques

In addition to all the treatments indicated in the previous section, Fertility and Gynecology Center has the necessary technology to perform the following complementary techniques in order to increase the possibilities of success of the treatments:

Diagnostic tests

The following diagnostic tests can also be performed at Innovative Fertility Center 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 The Fertility and Gynecology Center in a year.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 49 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 28 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
38.9%*
* Percentage extracted from 18 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
44.4%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 6 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case only

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
45.5%*
* Percentage extracted from 11 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
50%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
33.3%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 1 case 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 The Fertility and Gynecology Center.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Embryos: 0 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Embryos: 1 per year

Medical team

Dr. Edward Ramirez, M.D., F.A.C.O.G
Dr. Edward Ramirez, M.D., F.A.C.O.G
Medical Director
Infertility Specialist
Eva Ulehlova, M.S., ELD
Eva Ulehlova, M.S., ELD
Laboratory Director
Embryologist
Elvira Garcia
Elvira Garcia
Patient Support Staff
Clinical Patient Administrator
Katelynn Silva
Katelynn Silva
IVF and Donor Coordinator
Melissa Magno
Melissa Magno
Patient Accounts
IVF Financial Counselor
Lisa Gaona
Lisa Gaona
Receptionist

Reviews

The reviews found on the Internet about the Fertility & Gynecology Center are mostly very positive. In the following section, we will show some of them found on Google Business.

Raghav, for example, describes Dr. Ramirez as extremely professional and practical. Also the staff at this center is kind and accommodating. Brandy has been a patient for 9 years and coincides with the above-mentioned comment about the staff. She also highlights the fact that most services can be done directly at the clinic. Jessica also is content with the treatment received for her medical issue by the doctor. She will also see him for her fertility issues in the future.

However, there is one negative comment from Rachelle. She criticizes the organization of the clinic. According to her, the doctor is not available during her procedures and she doesn't receive a quick phone call back for time-sensivitive matters.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

Fertility and Gynecology Center is located in 9833 Blue Larkspur Lane Monterey, a city which belongs to the central coast of California.

The nearest airport is the Monterey Regional Airport and a 6-minute drive via CA-68 E.

Last Update: 07/09/2020
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