Describe your experience with Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan.
The clinic is a nice, quite, relaxing place. The staff are very caring and have all the answers to your questions. They have a room where your partner can collect his sample. The exam rooms are nice and clean. There is a coordinator who’s there to help with payments
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with David Brinton at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan?
I was treated as a human under his care because he walked me step by step of the procedures, process, and care. He took his time with all evaluations. His nurses made sure I understood everything before I left.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan. (Assigned nurse: Alexander)
My nurse was who did the actual IUI procedure. She explained step by step what was going to be done. She explained my husband sperm amount and the chances. She had me verify if it was the correct information for his speed sample. She also allowed him to help with the injection if the sperm
How was your experience with David Brinton at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan?
From the first appointment his explained my chances of pregnancy with iui as little to none. He told me we would have to do medicated cycles to on start my period. He also told me I would need to lose a little weight to give me a better chance. When it was time for my ultrasound. He explained what his was going to do. He explained his finding and what it meant. He explained how many eggs he saw and how big or small they were. He always explained if he wanted to go through with the procedure
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of David Brinton at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan?
To always be honest with him about your health rather it’s good or bad
Describe the protocols David Brinton used in your cycles at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan and their degree of success.
My first treatment with dr Brinton i was prescribed 50mg of Clomid for days 3-7. Cycle day 1 I would call to schedule blood work. I would go in do blood work. Wait for a call to see if I ovulated. After I would go back in on cycle day 4 for an ultrasound. He would scan my ovaries to get measurements. I believe I had 2 eggs one measuring 19, and the other measuring 24. I was given my Pregnly injection. I went back for my iui the next day and the procedure was done. Two weeks later went for blood work that was negative. I went back in for another scan, was prescribed 100mg Clomid cycle day 3-7. I went for blood work and scan. I ovulated, and was told to do the injection at home. No iui this time, just times intercourse every other day. Two week wait, another negative pregnancy test. That was my last visit
Describe the costs associated with your care under David Brinton at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan.
The cost for the iui procedure was $300. Blood work and ultrasound were billed to the insurance company, before the patient
Describe David Brinton's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of Michigan.