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The Reproductive Medicine Group

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Last Update: 01/28/2021

Description

The Reproductive Medicine Group is a specialized fertility center in the Tampa Bay area and has its main branch in North Tampa. The other offices are situated in South Tampa, Brandon, and Clearwater, Florida.

Apart from a multidisciplinary team of infertility specialists, The Reproductive Medicine Group has its own IVF laboratory in the main office.

Furthermore, and as indicated on the website, the center owns its own surgery center adjacent to the laboratory. Besides, their facilities are all accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc.

Among its services they also provide fertility financing and discount programs, and a mentor program as emotional support for new patients. 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 Reproductive Medicine Group 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
Reciprocal IVF
Sperm freezing

This clinic also offers surrogacy since the state's legislation allows those 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 the treatments indicated, The Reproductive Medicine Group 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 in 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 Reproductive Medicine Group according to the information on its 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 The Reproductive Medicine Group in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 88 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 385 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: under 35 years old
60.6%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
44.4%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of recipient: under 35 years old
64.8%
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
67.0%
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
61.5%
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
52.9%*
* Percentage extracted from 17 cases only
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 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 The Reproductive Medicine Group.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 0 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 68 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 information
Frozen embryo transfer
50%

Reviews

The majority of the comments found on the internet about The Reproductive Medicine Group are very positive. Below, we will show an extract of the Google Business Reviews.

Carmen, for example, praises the Billing Department for answering all of her questions and she was also extremely content with the office manager for her patience. Also user Rawlins made a positive experience and is now pregnant with twins.

Patient Denyse described her hysterosalpingogram as quick and easy. According to her, the staff was helpful and the facility was tidy.

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

Medical team

Timothy R. Yeko, MD
Timothy R. Yeko, MD
Director of Research
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Marc Bernhisel, M.D.
Marc Bernhisel, M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Sandy Goodman, M.D.
Sandy Goodman, M.D.
Patient Education Direcotr
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Betsy McCormick, M.D.
Betsy McCormick, M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinologist
Samuel Tarantino Jr. M.D.
Samuel Tarantino Jr. M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinologist

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The main clinic in North Tampa is located at 5245 E. Fletcher Ave. Ste 1, Tampa.

Specifically, Tampa is located on the Gulf Coast of the State of Florida and is famous for its outdoor activities due to its mild climate.

For out-of-town patients, the nearest airport to the clinic is the Tampa International Airport and only 24 minutes to the clinic taking I-275 N.

Last Update: 01/28/2021
1 comment / opinion
    1. So the post says that the main office has its own lab… Does that mean we will need to go to the main office in North Tampa for the procedures? We’re from Clearwater and wanted to go to the practice here but don’t know if that makes so much sense…