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UCLA Fertility Center

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Last Update: 07/06/2020

Description

The UCLA Fertility Center is an Assisted Reproduction Unit that belongs to the Hospital of UCLA Health and is located in Los Angeles. The director of this department is Kathleen M. Brennan who works together with several other infertility specialists.

According to information published on their website, UCLA Fertility Center has its own Men's Clinic which performs male fertility evaluations such as semen analysis or vasectomy reversals. This unit also established the Women's Reproductive Health Research Program which allows students to develop their careers in the field of assisted reproductive technology.

However, all this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

If you want to know how to get to the hospital, click here.

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at UCLA Fertility Center are listed in the table below.

Embryo cryopreservation
Fertility preservation
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

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, UCLA Fertility 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 UCLA Fertility Center on both men and women to find out the reason for infertility:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Vasectomy Reversal.

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 UCLA Fertility Center in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 13 per year
IVF cycles with frozen eggs: 97 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: between 38 and 40 years old
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
0%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
25%*
* Percentage extracted from 4 cases only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
66.7%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
43.8%*
* Percentage extracted from 16 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
77.8%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
50.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 6 cases only
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
20.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 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 UCLA Fertility Center.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: > 0 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: > 9 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 data available
Frozen embryo transfer
55.6%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only

Medical team

Zain Al-Safi, MD
Zain Al-Safi, MD
Infertilty Specialist
Kathleen Brennan, MD
Kathleen Brennan, MD
Interim Division Chief
Infertilty Specialist
Gautam Chaudhuri, MD, PhD
Gautam Chaudhuri, MD, PhD
Infertilty Specialist
Daniel Dumesic, MD
Daniel Dumesic, MD
Infertilty Specialist
Lindsay Kroener, MD
Lindsay Kroener, MD
Infertilty Specialist
Molly M. Quinn, MD
Molly M. Quinn, MD
Infertilty Specialist

Reviews

The reviews about UCLA Fertility Center found on the internet are both positive and negative. In the following section, we will show some of them made on Google Business.

Patient Kathy, for example, describes her experience with Dr. Fahey as exclusively positive. She emphasizes the kindness, warmth, and friendliness of the doctor. Adriana and Rachel are also content with their treatment in this hospital. According to Rachel, the staff is the most caring and amazing person she ever met.

On the other hand, there are also some negative comments. Laura, for example, feels that her questions and concerns were never addressed and describes the experience with her doctor as extremely negative.

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The UCLA Fertility Center belongs to the hospital of UCLA Health. Its division is located in the Peter Morton Medical Building, 200 Medical Plaza Driveway 430, 220, in Los Angeles which belongs o the U.S. State of California.

The nearest airport to this hospital is the Los Angeles International Airport which is an 18-minutes drive to the clinic via I-405 N.

Last Update: 07/06/2020
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