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The Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine

Analyzed by BSc, MSc (psychologist).
Last Update: 11/11/2021

Description

The Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine is a fertility clinic in Savannah, Georgia. They are independent and all procedures are performed at the clinic laboratory. On their website, they highlight the personalized attention they give to every patient by having direct contact with the physician, making the experience more professional and in direct contact with the doctor.

Their work philosophy includes having several doctors attend patients, InviTRA staff was not able to find the other professionals that aid in the clinic. Georgia center for reproductive medicine has different agreements with Memorial Health University Medical Center and Saint Joseph´s/Candler Hospital System, in case of need. They also offer insurance services with guidance and support to assist patients thru the whole process.

For more information about how to get to the clinic, visit this link.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at the Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservation
Fresh Donor Egg IVF Cycle - Exclusive Donor
Frozen Embryo Transfer
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
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, the Georgia center for reproductive medicine has a multitude of complementary techniques that allow to personalize fertility treatments and try to maximize the chances of pregnancy:

  • Donor Egg Therapy
  • Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation.
  • Sperm Washing.
  • Sperm retrieval procedures for IVF/ICSI, like MESA or TESE.

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 the Georgia center for reproductive medicine according to the information on its website:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss evaluation.
  • Hystersalpingogram (HSG).
  • Diagnostic or operative laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy.
  • Tubal surgery including Tubal Anastomosis.
  • Surgical correction of developmental abnormalities of the female reproductive system.

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 The Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 131 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 52 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: over 34 years old
70%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
66,7%
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
23,07%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
50%
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
0%

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of recipient: over 34 years old
31,8%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
33.33%
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
0%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
50%
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
0%

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 Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 0 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.

Reviews

Most of the reviews found on the internet about the Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine are positive. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Google Review.

Generally, the comments are positive and have a response from the clinic staff, for example, Elisabeth highlighted how she appreciated the professional advice she got from Dr. Blohm, how he was direct and answered all of their questions, and how organized and efficient the whole team was.

However, there are also some negative comments regarding their directness, for example, Shiya was dealing with a problem in a sensitive manner and thought the treatment received was too harsh and therefore was utterly disappointed.

If you would like to tell us about your experience with the Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine, whether it was positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comments section.

Medical team

Dr. Patrick Blohm
Dr. Patrick Blohm
Gynecologist
Clinic Director
Dr. Kristina Hawkins
Dr. Kristina Hawkins
Gynecologist
Dr. William Butler
Dr. William Butler
Gynecologist

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the main clinic of the Georgia Center for Reproductive Medicine is 5354 Reynolds ST. Suite 510 in Savannah, GA 31405-6012. It´s located 66 minutes away from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.

Last Update: 11/11/2021