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University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility

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Last Update: 01/05/2022

Description

University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility is a fertility clinic in Chicago, in the US state of Illinois. Their lead physician is Helen Kim, MD.

Their multidisciplinary team consists of three Gynecologists and their staff which include nurses and patient care specialized technicians. At the University of Chicago Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility, according to information on their website, they offer telemedicine consultations to ensure closer and more personalized treatment with their patients, as well as improved patient access through a scheduled OB/GYN video visit.

Furthermore, the main office has its own IVF laboratory and helps patients finance their treatments by accepting many insurance plans. Although our InviTRA specialists were not able to confirm this information.

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

Fertility treatments

The fertility treatments performed at the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility are listed in the table below.

Embryo Adoption
Embryo cryopreservation
Fertility preservation
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner's Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Reciprocal IVF
Sperm freezing

This clinic also offers surrogacy and gender selection, since the state's legislation allows 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.

Diagnostic tests

Before determining the appropriate assisted reproduction treatment, the following diagnostic studies can be performed at University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility according to the information on their website:

  • Female Fertility Testing.
  • Male Fertility Testing.
  • Semen Analysis.
  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
  • Sonohysterogram (SHG)
  • Study of recurrent abortion
  • Cervical cancer surgery
  • Treatment of endometriosis
  • Blood tests

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 University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility in a year.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 82 per year
Total 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 the recipient woman: under 35 years old
40%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
60%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
41.6%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
33.3%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
0%

Cycles with Frozen Eggs

Age of the recipient woman: under 35 years old
65.2%
Age of the recipient woman: between 35 and 37 years old
58.3%
Age of the recipient woman: between 38 and 40 years old
87.5%
Age of the recipient woman: between 41 and 42 years old
100%
Age of the recipient woman: over 43 years old
66.6%

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 University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility.

More information
Total Cycles with Fresh Eggs: 1 per year
Total Cycles with Frozen Eggs: 2 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
100%
Frozen Embryo Transfer
50%

Reviews

Most of the reviews found on the internet about the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility are positive. Below, we are going to show some of the comments made on Fertility IQ.

Generally, the comments are positive, for example, a patient highlights that the clinic is directed and run by doctor,s not nurses, ensuring a closer and direct relationship with the doctors, with the many benefits this intales.

Sarah states that the clinic itself is very clean and welcoming, especially the rooms that are designed for optimal comfort.

However they are a couple of negative comments, for example, a patient highlights that doctors weren't able to give her treatment options for her specific problem, she felt they didn´t try and directly told her there was nothing they could do for her.

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

Medical team

Dra. Amanda Adeleye, MD
Dra. Amanda Adeleye, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Dana McQueen, MD
Dana McQueen, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
A. Musa Zamah, MD, PhD
A. Musa Zamah, MD, PhD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Location: how to get to the clinic?

The address of the clinic of the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility is 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637. It´s located 22 minutes away from the Chicago Midway Airport, and the clinic Inside of the general UChicago Medicine hospital.

Last Update: 01/05/2022