Challenges with IVF By on January 15, 2014

At the Center for Fertility and Gynecology in Los Angeles California, we have experience in managing thousands of IVF cycles.  Through that experience we have seen just about every possible misstep and challenge associated with IVF. Be it a dog bite, missing appointments due to jail time, medication not working because it was injected into a “butt implant” or newly discovered spousal infidelity, we have seen and managed it all!  

When one considers these extreme challenges, the more mundane problems of confusion over medication or missed appointments become easier to handle.  In fact, the way a practice handles challenges is as important as its' success rates in determining its’ worth.

In our practice, a few specific principles help us handle any challenge:

1.       Availability: 

We are here for you.  A doctor is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (just like Denny’s).   Moreover, we pride ourselves on the conscientious manner in which we return phone calls and maintain contact with our patients.  By being available, we handle many challenges by avoiding them.

2.       Flexibility:

Our practice is big enough that we maintain our own laboratory and have a robust presence in the community.  It is not so big however; that we cannot customize treatment plans or manipulate schedules to fit each patient.  A perfect example of this is the fact that our practice does not utilize cycle “batching.”  Batching is the practice of using birth control pills to get a group of patients to start an IVF cycle at the same time.  Batching makes the doctors and employees schedules more predictable, but it does not necessarily help the patient.  At CFG, we do not batch because sometimes it is preferable to use a patient’s natural cycle, than one imposed upon them by birth control pills.

3.       Knowledge/ Experience:

After performing thousands of cycles, our doctors know how to spot a challenge before it starts.  By anticipating a challenge, we can take steps to change course and avoid problems.  In the event that a problem does occur, experience in recognizing, and correcting the problem is invaluable.

If you are considering IVF or any fertility treatment, be sure that your doctor is up to the challenge.  Contact us, we are happy to speak with you.

Related to This

Doctors

The Center for Fertility and Gynecology

The Center for Fertility and Gynecology provides cutting-edge medical care in a patient-oriented and supportive setting. Drs. Michael Vermesh and Tannaz Toloubeydokhti offer all couples the best possible evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of male and female infertility. Our experienced physicians are affiliated with:

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparascopists
  • ACOG: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Medical Association
  • ASRM: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
  • Resolve: The National Infertility Association
  • SREI: Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • The Seed Fertility Program

Ready to start your family? Request your consultation today by filling out our online form or calling (818) 881-9800.

Get In Touch

Rate, Review & Explore

Social Accounts Sprite
Google map image of our location in 24241 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 201 Torrance, CA

Torrance Office

24241 Hawthorne Blvd
Ste 201
Torrance, CA 90505

Open Today

Google map image of our location in 18370 Burbank Blvd Ste 301 Tarzana, CA

Tarzana Office

18370 Burbank Blvd
Ste 301
Tarzana, CA 91356

Open Today

Google map image of our location in 9610 Stockdale Hwy  Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield Office

9610 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Open Today

Google map image of our location in 415 Rolling Oaks Dr  Thousand Oaks, CA

Thousand Oaks Office

415 Rolling Oaks Dr
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

Closed Today

Google map image of our location in 5353 Balboa Blvd Ste 301 Encino, CA

Our Lab

5353 Balboa Blvd
Ste 301
Encino, CA 91316

Closed Today

Tell us a bit about yourself...

(818) 881-9800 Send a message