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UF Health Reproductive Medicine at Springhill

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Last Update: 12/31/2020

Description

The UF Health Reproductive Medicine is the assisted reproduction unit of the University of Florida Health, an academic health center that consists of health colleges, hospitals, faculty practices, etc.

The director of this division is Dr. Alice S. Rhoton-Vlasak who works with a multidisciplinary team of infertility specialists in order to provide fertility treatment options such as In vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) among other things.

According to the information on its website, this clinic has its own laboratory accredited by the American College of Pathologists. However, all of this information could not be verified by the inviTRA specialists.

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What treatments do they perform?

The fertility treatments performed at the UF Health Reproductive Medicine 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
Sperm freezing

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.

Diagnostic tests

Before determining the appropriate assisted reproduction treatment, the following diagnostic studies can be performed at the UF Health Reproductive Medicine 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 UF Health Reproductive Medicine at Springhill in a year.

More information
IVF cycles with fresh eggs: 49 per year
IVF 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 recipient: under 35 years old
38.5%*
* Percentage extracted from 13 cases only
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
44.4%*
* Percentage extracted from 9 cases only
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
40.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 5 cases only
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
50.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
50.0%*
* Percentage extracted from 2 cases only

Cycles with frozen eggs

Age of recipient: under 35 years old
70.6%*
* Percentage extracted from 17 cases only
Age of recipient: between 35 and 37 years old
71.4%*
* Percentage extracted from 7 cases only
Age of recipient: between 38 and 40 years old
66.7%*
* Percentage extracted from 3 cases only
Age of recipient: between 41 and 42 years old
No information
Age of recipient: over 43 years old
100%*
* 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 UF Health Reproductive Medicine at Springhill.

More information
Total cycles with fresh embryos: 0 per year
Total cycles with frozen embryos: 7 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
57.1%*
* Percentage extracted from 7 cases only

Reviews

A FertilityIQ user comments that the clinic was fine. However, she complains that each time she was seen by a different nurse. In addition, this client says that she is impossible to reach by phone and her calls were not returned.

If you would like to tell us about your experience at Valley Center For Reproductive Health, whether it is positive or negative, we encourage you to do so in our comment section.

Medical team

Alice S. Rhoton-Vlasak, MD
Alice S. Rhoton-Vlasak, MD
Director of Reproductive Endocrinology Unit
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Gregory Christman, M.D.
Gregory Christman, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Abu-Rustum Reem, M.D.
Abu-Rustum Reem, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Bradley J. Bruggeman, M.D.
Bradley J. Bruggeman, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Byun Sharon, M.D.
Byun Sharon, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
W. Patrick Duff, M.D.
W. Patrick Duff, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Robert S. Egerman, M.D.
Robert S. Egerman, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Mehmet R. Genc, M.D.
Mehmet R. Genc, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Kathleen A Green, M.D.
Kathleen A Green, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Suzette E. Johnson, M.D.
Suzette E. Johnson, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Richard M. Kreinest, M.D.
Richard M. Kreinest, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Michelle J. Larzelere, M.D.
Michelle J. Larzelere, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Shireen M. Madani Sims, M.D.
Shireen M. Madani Sims, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Nash S. Moawad, M.D., M.S.
Nash S. Moawad, M.D., M.S.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Tina O'Shea, M.D.
Tina O'Shea, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Kay Roussos-Ross, M.D.
Kay Roussos-Ross, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
James M. Shwayder, M.D. , J.D.
James M. Shwayder, M.D. , J.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Tony S. Wen, MD
Tony S. Wen, MD
Director of maternal-fetal medicine division
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Robert S. Williams, M.D.
Robert S. Williams, M.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology
Erich Wyckoff, m.D.
Erich Wyckoff, m.D.
Obstretrics and Gynecology

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The UF Health Reproductive Medicine is located at 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32610.

From the domestic airport Gainesville it is only a 15-minutes drive via NE State Road 24 to the fertility center.

Last Update: 12/31/2020
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