Indiana Fertility Institute

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Indianapolis
10610 North Pennsylvania
Indianapolis, IN 46280
317.575.6565
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Indiana Fertility Institute to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 72%Neutral: 10%Don't recommend: 18%8.1
44 assessments
  • 72% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 10% Neutral (7-8)
  • 18% Don't recommend (0-6)
Operations
Poorly operated
Operated well
8.5
Operations

Ratings of 1 indicate that a clinic was poorly operated.

Ratings of 10 indicate that a clinic operated very well.

Scheduling
Difficult scheduling
Easy scheduling
8.3
Scheduling

Ratings of 1 mean it was difficult to schedule appointments with this clinic.

Ratings of 10 mean it was easy to schedule appointments.

Billing Department
Incompetent billing dept.
Competent billing dept.
7.3
Billing Department

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory billing department.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent billing department.

Nursing Team
Poor nursing team
Excellent nursing team
8.8
Nursing Team

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory nursing team.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent nursing team.

Attention to Detail
Low attention to detail
High attention to detail
8.1
Attention to Detail

Attention to detail is on a 1 - 10 scale, and is scored based on the rate, and severity, of errors committed by the clinic according to the patients.

For example, a severe error might be failing to inform a patient of critical information, while a small error might be failing to call a patient with results.

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Live births per fresh IVF cycle by age range
10%
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<35
35-37
38-40
41-42
>42
This Clinic
National Average
Annual Cycles for this Clinic
642
Annual Cycles National Avg.
635
8.4
Average Doctor Score
2 doctors
44 assessments
8
8
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
6 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
8
8
Since I already did a lot of treatment with a different dr, dr Jarrett didnt want to waste time. My first visit with him was supposed to be a consultation. After five minutes he diagnosed me with pcos (I didnt believe him so he did an ultrasound to prove me wrong) 1. He did surgery to clean it up down there. 2. Iui #1 letrozole days 3-7, ovadril day 12, progesterone days 14-28 3. Same as above. Move ovadril to day 14 progesterone to 16-30
[IN Fertility Institute's] Strengths- they've been around for a while and are friendly. Weakness- it was very hard to get ahold of anyone for scheduling. (If it weren't through nurses) I called 10+times in an hour and couldn't get through. The lady in billing is really nice, but losing her mind. I talked to her on Tuesday went back on Wednesday and she had no clue as to why I brought her the Bill's we talked about Tuesday. I constantly have credits on my account because I prepaid for surgery and it didnt end up being that much. I kept paying for all my visits which kept adding up my credits. If I didnt say anything I'd be close to 3k by now in credits
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
6 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
8
8
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I started doing to dr Jarrett in October. It's now February and I saw him or talked to him on the phone 6 times. He is a mixture of warm and welcoming to blunt. He is concerned with how I feel and what I want. He always asks me what I want to do next.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Be direct. Dont hesitate to ask questions. He will answer the best he can.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The nurses and Dr jarrett were extremely warm. Dr jarrett called me a few times personally
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Since I already did a lot of treatment with a different dr, dr Jarrett didnt want to waste time. My first visit with him was supposed to be a consultation. After five minutes he diagnosed me with pcos (I didnt believe him so he did an ultrasound to prove me wrong) 1. He did surgery to clean it up down there. 2. Iui #1 letrozole days 3-7, ovadril day 12, progesterone days 14-28 3. Same as above. Move ovadril to day 14 progesterone to 16-30
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses all seemed friendly. They call back relatively quick
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Strengths- they've been around for a while and are friendly. Weakness- it was very hard to get ahold of anyone for scheduling. (If it weren't through nurses) I called 10+times in an hour and couldn't get through. The lady in billing is really nice, but losing her mind. I talked to her on Tuesday went back on Wednesday and she had no clue as to why I brought her the Bill's we talked about Tuesday. I constantly have credits on my account because I prepaid for surgery and it didnt end up being that much. I kept paying for all my visits which kept adding up my credits. If I didnt say anything I'd be close to 3k by now in credits
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Consults are 75. Iuis are 799 plus meds. My meds were under 110
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Provided conflicting information
8
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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9
9
Age
42
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
9
9
He [Dr. John Jarrett] was friendly and frank; when we asked him to lay it out for us, he did just that. When we had many questions about how to proceed with our PGD results, he was willing to talk with us in person and on the phone multiple times to make sure we were comfortable...straightforward but also compassionate; he answers your questions with literally thousands of patients’ worth of experience. While each of us is truly unique, it was a comfort to me to have his experience as our guide.
The only concern [with Indiana Fertility Institute] was regarding billing discrepancies; we weren’t informed of two further charges at the time of initial payment for egg retrieval and PGD testing. I am confident it was related to recent staff turnover. In fact, the information was included in later emails we received but not conveyed at initial outlay. It was frustrating as we are paying completely out of pocket, but I know things are resolved there now.
Age
42
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Doctor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
9
9
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr Jarrett is straightforward but also compassionate; he answers your questions with literally thousands of patients’ worth of experience. While each of us is truly unique, it was a comfort to me to have his experience as our guide.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Ask your questions as you want them to be answered. I appreciated the straightforward answers.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was friendly and frank; when we asked him to lay it out for us, he did just that. When we had many questions about how to proceed with our PGD results, he was willing to talk with us in person and on the phone multiple times to make sure we were comfortable. His nursing staff is also very professional and kind.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Maddy)
Maddy is organized, punctual, and kind. She is very knowledgeable and never minded my many questions. She is also very accommodating to our scheduling needs.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic experienced a recent turnover of all reception and billing staff. While all there are very kind, their knowledge regarding scheduling next steps and also being able to candidly provide full cost estimates (especially for those with no insurance coverage) was not the best for us. I am however confident that this is improving. The nursing staff is top notch and very efficient. The lab staff is amazing and kind.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Costs were grouped based on treatment groups; they felt expensive to us but please know we have no insurance coverage whatsoever for these services and we didn’t “shop around.” My OB referred me here, knowing my medical history and our family goals, so here I went.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Provided conflicting information
9
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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10
10
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
10
10
I felt more like a human rather than a number, because she [Dr. Provost] wasn’t rushing into trying to go for IVF first. She sent off lab work. She made me start taking vitamin D supplements before we even went into more details about a procedure. She made me follow up with my hematology doctor to insure my iron count was where it needed to be. She didn’t rush or force us into anything.
I would say a overall strength they had was the ability to break down every step along this journey without making us feel bad about not knowing medical terminology.... I would say the weakness was their inability to work with us on funding.... Indiana Fertility wouldn’t produce an invoice for the services upfront. They wanted almost $6000.00 paid upfront, but wouldn’t send this invoice to my employer.
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Black or African-American
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Operations
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
10
10
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
As a patient, I’d say was experience was wonderful. I left the office having a complete understanding about infertility. I was provided the good, the bad, and any risk. I didn’t leave the office with questions. I like the fact that everything was given straight forward, and blunt but done in a nice way. This was very helpful to us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Any question you may have, write them down and ask. Even if it’s something you really don’t want the answer to. Ask
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I was seen by Dr. Meredith Provost who works side-by-side with Dr. John Jarrett. I felt more like a human rather than a number, because she wasn’t rushing into trying to go for IVF first. She sent off lab work. She made me start taking vitamin D supplements before we even went into more details about a procedure. She made me follow up with my hematology doctor to insure my iron count was where it needed to be. She didn’t rush or force us into anything. She provided options and allowed us to choose which we thought was best. She gave her opinion, and she was very straight forward with us. We had a clear understanding of what needs to take place for us to conceive successfully.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
After our initial call to the office, an appointment was set to speak with the doctor. When we met with the doctor we briefly went over our fertility history. We had to sign a consent form to have our previous fertility care released to them. Our first step was to go over the different treatment plan options with the office coordinator. We started with blood work to detect hormone levels, estrogen, and ovary function. My husband had to have a semen analysis done. He had a very high numbers of sperm cells, with great motility. Next we had an ultrasound to look at the lining of my uterus. My uterus lining was a little thick, but this is something that can be corrected. In between this I did have to schedule for a SIS prior to my start cycle. When my blood work came back the doctor was able to see that my vitamin D levels were low, and started me on a Vitamin D supplement. I took these drops for 30 days. After 30 days I returned to the office, for more blood work. The results came back, and the vitamin D supplements did raise my levels. I was advised to keep taking them for another month or so. After all the test came back exceptional we were ready to start planning our IVF cycle. The medications I would’ve been taken are Menopur, Novarel,Ganirelix, and progesterone injections.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Haley Sowder)
Very friend people all around. Haley, and I communicated back and forth through email several times. She made sure we had a clear understanding of the whole process.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
I would say a overall strength they had was the ability to break down every step along this journey without making us feel bad about not knowing medical terminology. Everything was clearly explained in a way we could understand it. I would say the weakness was their inability to work with us on funding. I currently work for a top health insurance carrier in The United States. Unfortunately a lot of insurance companies don’t cover infertility treatments at 100%. I reached out to the president of my company about the lack of coverage, and he granted me an additional 10,000 to be used for future infertility treatments. The only issue was my employer wanted an Invoice showing exactly what the funds were for, and Indiana Fertility wouldn’t produce an invoice for the services upfront. They wanted almost $6000.00 paid upfront, but wouldn’t send this invoice to my employer.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
It was approximately $17,000
Describe Meredith Provost's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We did discuss doing two or three.
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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9
9
Age
32 - 36
Treated
2014 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
9
9
He [Dr. John Jarrett] always listened to what we had to say and answered every question. I had a rough recovery from egg retrieval and he came up to check on me personally. When I developed OHSS he did the paracentesis in office the same day that I walked in and came back to make sure I was draining properly.... Birth Control- for approximately 1-2 months to regulate cycles. At a smaller clinic (and also splitting some time at a clinic in Illinois) he has to align cycles in order to do surgery’s on set days. Estrogen Progesterone in oil beginning after retrieval. For extra progesterone support. Then switches to vaginal progesterone. Baby (low dose) aspirin- for better blood flow/implantation of embryo
Price is a definite weakness [at IN Fertility Institute]. Being that the clinic is small, it doesn’t have some of the same perks as larger clinics, such as online access to charts. But, I think this makes the clinic a little more personable. Since I first started at the clinic, there has been another Dr added.... There was only one instance where the results I thought were to be back in 24 hrs or so were not because that specific test in that part of the cycle (post confirmed pregnancy) were not covered and had to be sent out.
Age
32 - 36
Treated
2014 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
9
9
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He always listened to what we had to say and answered every question. I had a rough recovery from egg retrieval and he came up to check on me personally. When I developed OHSS he did the paracentesis in office the same day that I walked in and came back to make sure I was draining properly.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I would tell them to listen to everything he has to say. He’s been at this a long time and has seen many different scenarios. Trust him!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I worked really closely with one particular nurse who followed up with everything with me.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Birth Control- for approximately 1-2 months to regulate cycles. At a smaller clinic (and also splitting some time at a clinic in Illinois) he has to align cycles in order to do surgery’s on set days. Estrogen Progesterone in oil beginning after retrieval. For extra progesterone support. Then switches to vaginal progesterone. Baby (low dose) aspirin- for better blood flow/implantation of embryo
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Lisa Sutton)
Lisa is a friend of mine as well as a nurse at Dr Jarrett’s office. It’s how I ended up there. She’s worked with him since the beginning.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Price is a definite weakness. Being that the clinic is small, it doesn’t have some of the same perks as larger clinics, such as online access to charts. But, I think this makes the clinic a little more personable. Since I first started at the clinic, there has been another Dr added.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I don’t remember specifics from my first cycle. The second cycle (FET) was $4500 (split between doctor and lab) + medications like PIO, birth control and estrogen.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
None of our embryos were tested (chromosomally) so we opted (with Dr J’s) approval to transfer 2. He thought that my body would be able to handle a twin pregnancy and he said if we were okay with those chances that he was okay with transferring 2.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
9
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
23 - 25
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
Dr. Jarrett always made me feel like a human and not a number. He genuinely cares and you can definitely tell he wants to give you what you want. Most of the nurses did as well. There are a few that aren’t as nice but overall they’re all great. Most of them know me by name which I appreciate.... I actually had OHSS and Dr. Jarrett was there every step of the way to get me through it. He has called me on weekends and evenings personally to check on me. Although I’ve not had a positive result (YET!!) I completely trust him and wouldn’t want to go to someone else.
Most of the nurses [Indiana Fertility Institute] and Dr. Jarrett are incredible. The office is clean and almost always on time. The offices biggest weakness is the front desk. They do not answer or return phone calls in a timely manner. I usually just have a nurse help me with scheduling so I don’t have to call the office....Strengths would be they are very informative and answer any and all questions that I have. When I was sick they took such great care of me and I could feel that they cared.
Age
23 - 25
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett has great bed side manner. I’ve had a rough journey consisting of 2 eggs retrievals and 4 transfers (1 fresh, 3 frozen). I actually had OHSS and Dr. Jarrett was there every step of the way to get me through it. He has called me on weekends and evenings personally to check on me. Although I’ve not had a positive result (YET!!) I completely trust him and wouldn’t want to go to someone else.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Trust the process and the time it takes. He knows what he’s doing and I believe he will help in the best way possible.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett always made me feel like a human and not a number. He genuinely cares and you can definitely tell he wants to give you what you want. Most of the nurses did as well. There are a few that aren’t as nice but overall they’re all great. Most of them know me by name which I appreciate.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I don’t remember the exact protocol for my first cycle. I hyper stimulated pretty bad the first time so the second round my doses were much smaller, unfortunately resulting in only 3 eggs that didn’t fertilize. I’ve been on blood thinners, progesterone in oil, estrace, and antibiotics for all of my frozen embryo transfers. The first cycle I had positive pregnancy tests after my fresh transfer. Then we lost it. After that we did 1 frozen embryo transfer with negative results. We then decided to do a laparoscopy which removed some endometriosis. Then another frozen transfer negative again. So we started over with a new cycle and at the egg retrieval only got 3 eggs that didn’t fertilize so we transferred our last frozen with negative results. So now we are about to start a new cycle again.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Strengths would be they are very informative and answer any and all questions that I have. When I was sick they took such great care of me and I could feel that they cared. The nurses are great at calling me back and even emailing me. They don’t really have any weaknesses that I can think of.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Most of the nurses and Dr. Jarrett are incredible. The office is clean and almost always on time. The offices biggest weakness is the front desk. They do not answer or return phone calls in a timely manner. I usually just have a nurse help me with scheduling so I don’t have to call the office.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Full cycle with embryo transfer including costs of meds around 18,000. Each frozen embryo transfer is 5,000 plus medications.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The first time he recommended only one because of our chances for multiples being so high since I’m young and healthy. Since we lost it we then did 2 with our frozen embryo transfer then singles after that. He lets you decide what’s best for you but gives his medical opinion.
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Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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5
5
Age
26
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Unexplained
5
5
[Dr. Jarrett's] weakness, frankly, is his availability. He is only available a few days per week, and only in the afternoon, since he runs his lab in the morning and also runs a clinic in Illinois. I would have been much happier with my care at his clinic if he were more available to patients and managed their care in a more hands-on way...Be prepared to interact mainly with the nurses and office staff at this clinic. You won't see Dr. Jarrett much beyond your initial consultation, unless he's doing your surgery.
My husband and I both experienced this clinic [Indiana Fertility Institute] not calling us with lab results. My husband had to call the clinic to hear about his semen analysis, and I had to call in to ask about a testosterone level check; both were done in their in-house lab. I also experienced miscommunication about the clinic's procedures for their letrozole cycles. I was not given a baseline scan for my first round of letrozole, and when Dr. Jarrett and I decided to try a second round, he did not indicate that I needed to come in for a baseline scan on Cycle Days 1-4.
Age
26
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Ashkenazi Jewish, Middle Eastern
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Unexplained
5
5
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett has quite a bit of experience and is respectful of people navigating the infertility journey. His strengths included his candidness, his warmth, and that he always seemed to have a "back up plan." His weakness, frankly, is his availability. He is only available a few days per week, and only in the afternoon, since he runs his lab in the morning and also runs a clinic in Illinois. I would have been much happier with my care at his clinic if he were more available to patients and managed their care in a more hands-on way.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Be prepared to interact mainly with the nurses and office staff at this clinic. You won't see Dr. Jarrett much beyond your initial consultation, unless he's doing your surgery.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
While I was with Dr. Jarrett himself, he was warm and treated me well. His office staff and nurses, however, often mixed me up with other patients or forgot to call me back, which made me feel like a number.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I was originally diagnosed with PCOS and came to Dr. Jarrett after 3 failed Clomid rounds. He looked at my ovaries, which did not appear polycystic on the ultrasound, and tested my AMH level. When my AMH came back normal, Dr. Jarrett suggested we move forward with letrozole and triggered ovulation, with intercourse at home. We tried this for three cycles total (took one cycle off because I had an ovarian cyst), and each hpt was negative. Because I had had a previous ectopic pregnancy, Dr. Jarrett suggested a laparoscopy to look for potential tube blockages and/or endometriosis. He performed the surgery, and everything came back normal. He moved our diagnosis to "unexplained infertility" and we are now looking at our first round of IVF.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I was not a fan of the nursing staff at this clinic at all. While most of the nurses were kind and efficient, getting me in and out of appointments on time (a big strength!), I never felt as if someone was in charge of my care, and that their office was disorganized as a result. For example, there were two occasions during which my husband or I had had a test done (a semen analysis and a blood draw), and the office never called us with results...we just called them a week or so later. Additionally, there was not much communication regarding procedures; I was not told by Dr. Jarrett that I needed a baseline scan for my second round of letrozole (I hadn't had one for my first round), and I only found out I needed one when I spoke to a nurse. Then, the office didn't call me back when I tried to schedule one for the correct cycle day, so I just drove to the clinic and hoped they'd have an opening early in the morning. Overall, the clinic would do much better if each patient had one or two points of contact for their treatment.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Strengths of this clinic include Dr. Jarrett's experience, his warmth, and his expertise. He did a great job with my laparoscopy, and I healed well. They also do have lots of openings for patient appointments, and tend to run their appointments on time. Weaknesses include communication of lab results to patients, as well as an apparent lack of communication among the staff (e.g. between Dr. Jarrett and his nurses, and nurses to each other). As a new patient, I'd want to know that I wouldn't be seeing Dr. Jarrett most of the time, and that I needed to keep tabs on the nurses to make sure I was getting the best care.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I needed to pay for medications and for ultrasounds during my treatment. I also had to pay for surgery.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I haven't discussed this with Dr. Jarrett.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
5
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
9
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Uterine Fibroids
10
9
We sat down for a consultation and went over future options. He [Dr. John C Jarrett] thought it would be best to try IUI (insemination) first. I suffer from PCOS and my husband has some issues as well. While the specifics, right now, have left me, I do remember taking some medicine prior to the IUI, going in to check my follicles through ultrasound, and then once I was ready, having the IUI procedure. I was told to take it easy and take progesterone. After a certain amount of time, I was allowed to take a pregnancy test. While this was unsuccessful, Dr. Jarrett did meet with us after to follow up on the next steps, which will involve IVF.
The nursing staff [at IN Fertility Institute-Indianapolis] were very kind and respectful. I think they knew just how delicate this situation is, especially after seeing so many women come through, wanting and fighting to become mothers. I felt that they were understanding and always willing to find answers to questions we had.... I believe the IUI was around $2500+. It was a package that included a number of things like injections, ultrasounds, sperm preparation, etc.
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Uterine Fibroids
10
9
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Whenever we (me and my husband) sat down with Dr. Jarrett, I felt as though he really listened and actually cared. I felt like he really was passionate and positive about finding a way to get us pregnant. I, of course, was very emotional and he was compassionate and understanding. He gave us some hope. We weren't successful with our IUI, but he recommended we do IVF. We are in the process of figuring out how to afford it, but he made us feel like for once we may have a chance of being parents. He seems to always have a plan and he's ready to put it into effect as soon as you are. Also, as a woman, I have never really felt comfortable with male doctors. Dr. Jarrett definitely made me feel comfortable and at ease. I would for sure recommend him to others.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I would just tell them to be honest and give as much information as you can. This will help him determine the best course of action and hopefully speed up the process for you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Whenever we (me and my husband) sat down with Dr. Jarrett, I felt as though he really listened and actually cared. I felt like he really was passionate and positive about finding a way to get us pregnant. I, of course, was very emotional and he was compassionate and understanding. He gave us some hope.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I had 4 treatments of clomid and shots before I came to Dr. Jarrett. Those were not successful. I then went to see Dr. Jarrett. We sat down for a consultation and went over future options. He thought it would be best to try IUI (insemination) first. I suffer from PCOS and my husband has some issues as well. While the specifics, right now, have left me, I do remember taking some medicine prior to the IUI, going in to check my follicles through ultrasound, and then once I was ready, having the IUI procedure. I was told to take it easy and take progesterone. After a certain amount of time, I was allowed to take a pregnancy test. While this was unsuccessful, Dr. Jarrett did meet with us after to follow up on the next steps, which will involve IVF.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff were very kind and respectful. I think they knew just how delicate this situation is, especially after seeing so many women come through, wanting and fighting to become mothers. I felt that they were understanding and always willing to find answers to questions we had.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Overall, I think the clinic does a great job of making patients feel welcome and answering questions. You can call and most times get answers to questions at that time or they will call you back usually within 24 hours, if not sooner.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I believe the IUI was around $2500+. It was a package that included a number of things like injections, ultrasounds, sperm preparation, etc.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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9
9
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage, Other
9
9
The truth-I took one of his yoga classes before I even scheduled an appointment with him. Haha! Someone told me he is an awesome RE and a yoga instructor so I took a class of his to see if I liked his vibe. He is truly amazing. He has gray hair and a little pony tail that helps explain his down to earth, calm, compassionate personality. He has called me personally on multiple occasions and truly cares. His presence is very calming...like you’re talking to your dad or grandpa.
If you call to set up an appointment [at Indiana Fertility Institute] the number you try to reach a receptionist will only take you to voicemail and they won’t call back. I suggest calling the nurse line and someone will call you back that way.... For IVF: $12,500 for out of pocket fresh round including everything (even ICSI). In addition: meds ($4-7k), anesthesia ($460), PGS testing, donor egg/sperm, surrogate, etc
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 3 Docs
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage, Other
9
9
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The truth-I took one of his yoga classes before I even scheduled an appointment with him. Haha! Someone told me he is an awesome RE and a yoga instructor so I took a class of his to see if I liked his vibe. He is truly amazing. He has gray hair and a little pony tail that helps explain his down to earth, calm, compassionate personality. He has called me personally on multiple occasions and truly cares. His presence is very calming...like you’re talking to your dad or grandpa. He really has a passion to help us get pregnant. He was the first doctor that I feel like took me seriously and was ready to rock ‘n roll and get this process moving along. In the process of my first IVF with him and so far so good!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Just go meet with him. You’ll instantly feel heard and like you’re in good hands.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Love most of the staff there. Office staff is not always great. But nurses and Dr Jarrett are amazing!
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Current protocol- Birth control last pill 9/21/18 5 vials 75 Menopur + 1 Saline in AM, started 9/24 and go in 9/29 for an ultrasound. Will likely start 1 ganirelix per day for 5 days and continue Menopur, then Lupron and novadrel trigger then retrieval around 10/5 and transfer around 10/10-if we are able to do a fresh transfer. Progesterone in oil (10/day) and estrace (2mg/day) after.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses are great. They have a shortage with 2 on maternity leave currently, otherwise great!
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
If you call to set up an appointment, the number you try to reach a receptionist will only take you to voicemail and they won’t call back. I suggest calling the nurse line and someone will call you back that way.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
For IVF: $12,500 for out of pocket fresh round including everything (even ICSI). In addition: meds ($4-7k), anesthesia ($460), PGS testing, donor egg/sperm, surrogate, etc.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I will only have 1 transferred due to the size of my uterus (I have 1/2 the normal size uterus with only one functioning ovary).
9
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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9
9
Age
33
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Unexplained
9
9
There are lots of great thing about Dr. Provost, she is a very positive doctor. She makes us feel confident about our situation every time we visit. She is strait forward and dose not beat around the bush.... Dr provost offered free egg reserve screening. Or at least she did to us as a way to get new clients into her clinic. ... When we have time to sit with Dr. provost she seems to care and be sincere.
The location [for Indiana Fertility Institute] is very easy to get to from the highway. The waiting room is very comfortable. They are not the only business there so sometimes parking could be difficult. The biggest weakness in my opinion is their phone system. Rarely do they answer the phone... The nurses are very kind and seem to do their jobs well.
Age
33
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Latino
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Unexplained
9
9
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
There are lots of great thing about Dr. Provost, she is a very positive doctor. She makes us feel confident about our situation every time we visit. She is strait forward and dose not beat around the bush. The only thing I can really complain is about communication. Very rarely dose her staff actually answer the phone. We always have to leave messages and wait on call backs. As a working class couple that can be extremely inconvenient. If we don’t get to the phone on time we have to call back leave message and start the wait again.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr provost offered free egg reserve screening. Or at least she did to us as a way to get new clients into her clinic. When dealing with fertility treatment anything you can get is extremely helpful. They try to use the insurance you already have to cover some if any of your procedures. Which when dealing with this that can help your financial state.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
When I would go into clinic it was never like I was waitin for my number to be called. It felt more personal. When we have time to sit with Dr. provost she seems to care and be sincere. With us money is a huge deal. Dr.ppProvost and her staff try their best to give us as many options before jumping into very expensive persedures.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses are very kind and seem to do their jobs well.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The location is very easy to get to from the highway. The waiting room is very comfortable. They are not the only business there so sometimes parking could be difficult. The biggest weakness in my opinion is their phone system. Rarely do they answer the phone
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I do not remember exact numbers but I have spent about $7000.00 which include 3 IUI and meds. Also an upcoming surgery that was not completely covered byinsurance
9
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
10
Dr. Jarrett is very good at what he does. Every time we were there, he was very honest, yet very compassionate at the same time. He has to give people horrible news and wonderful news and he never knows how the reaction is going to go, and can always respond appropriately.... The first test he ever did was to see what my AMH was. Once he found out how low it was, he knew that if we wanted to be pregnant, we would need to go get donor route.
The staff [Indiana Fertility Institute] is amazing and i would not change a thing there, aside from the billing coordinator. The billing coordinator is not the best as she doesn’t have the best bedside manner. She also does not send anything through email, and I prefer to have electronic copies.... The nurses for the donor program are AMAZING. I could email them or call and knew I would get an answer very quickly. When meeting with them in person, they were so kind and caring.
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett is very good at what he does. Every time we were there, he was very honest, yet very compassionate at the same time. He has to give people horrible news and wonderful news and he never knows how the reaction is going to go, and can always respond appropriately.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Not to expect super warm and fuzzy, but to know you are getting the best in the state. He is the master of his craft.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The personal care was very good. Dr. Jarrett and his team always made me feel like family and were always very sensitive in the appropriate scenarios.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
The first test he ever did was to see what my AMH was. Once he found out how low it was, he knew that if we wanted to be pregnant, we would need to go get donor route. He also knew that for my own sanity, i needed to at least try with my own eggs. He was supportive when we decided to move forward with our own eggs and IFV. When that did not succeed, he told me he would get me pregnant with a donor. We have had one unsuccessful attempt with 6 great looking frozen embryos, and I am confident that I will be pregnant this year.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The nurses for the donor program are AMAZING. I could email them or call and knew I would get an answer very quickly. When meeting with them in person, they were so kind and caring.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The staff is amazing and i would not change a thing there, aside from the billing coordinator. The billing coordinator is not the best as she doesn’t have the best bedside manner. She also does not send anything through email, and I prefer to have electronic copies. I would love if they had a patient portal online to be able to look at notes from my past visits, and see billing/payment history.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
$25,000 each time. $2100to thaw frozen embryos.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
He recommends one embryo at a time, but will ultimately do what the patient wants (not more than 2).
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
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Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
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10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
We started off with the most basic procedures [with Dr. John Jarrett], trigger shots and some monitoring, then we moved on to more stim shots. When these things did not work we moved on to a laparoscopic procedure in which he found endometriosis. That was cleaned out and we did another cycle that failed. Then we did an IUI, when that failed we began IVF. My AMH levels were high so the first IVF round we went low on meds because he didn’t want my body to hyper respond. My body didn’t respond as expected, so we stopped the cycle and plant o start again at a higher dose very soon.
I love this clinic [IN Fertility Institute]. They make me feel right at home, all the way down to the front desk and finance team. They are compassionate, gentle, understanding, helpful, and accommodating. They even stayed after hours so I could run up and get some medication from them one time.... Ultrasounds are $300. Bloodwork that I have done usually must be done at an IU Health facility due to my insurance. Medication is ordered through another pharmacy. IUI was around $500. IVF is around $13,000 without the medication cost.
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He is very direct and answers questions, but he also shows compassion and empathy. If he thinks the fault should land on him he will take the blame. He has a lot of experience and knowledge. I feel comfortable with him being my doctor.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
His sometimes direct nature could be a off putting to some, but it’s important to hear that in this process. When the process is so expensive it is important to have honest answers even if they can be hard to hear.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Personal phone calls
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We started off with the most basic procedures, trigger shots and some monitoring, then we moved on to more stim shots. When these things did not work we moved on to a laparoscopic procedure in which he found endometriosis. That was cleaned out and we did another cycle that failed. Then we did an IUI, when that failed we began IVF. My AMH levels were high so the first IVF round we went low on meds because he didn’t want my body to hyper respond. My body didn’t respond as expected, so we stopped the cycle and plant o start again at a higher dose very soon.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I always feel so at ease with the nurses. They are compassionate and understanding. They are quick to respond to questions and concerns.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
I love this clinic. They make me feel right at home, all the way down to the front desk and finance team. They are compassionate, gentle, understanding, helpful, and accommodating. They even stayed after hours so I could run up and get some medication from them one time.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Ultrasounds are $300. Bloodwork that I have done usually must be done at an IU Health facility due to my insurance. Medication is ordered through another pharmacy. IUI was around $500. IVF is around $13,000 without the medication cost.
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Doctor
John Jarrett
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Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
10
10
John Jarrett is a very personable person. He’s easy to talk to and listens. He’s very open to any treatment you might want to try and he is very knowledgeable. He really lets you take charge of your treatment. ... He’s very informative and also extremely empathetic. ... When I first saw Dr. Jarrett he started me on metformin to help regulate cycles. When that didn’t work he added 7.5mg letrozole for days 3-7 and then we did follistim 75 day 7-9
A strength is the affordability. It seems to be more affordable then other clinics with IUI only being $300 and ultrasounds are $150. Also, they send prescriptions to the pharmacy they find to be the cheapest so when I did follistim which is very pricey it was $400. ... The nursing staff was so kind. They were meant to work in this field for sure. Some have actually been through this so they can relate to what I’m going through.
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
John Jarrett is a very personable person. He’s easy to talk to and listens. He’s very open to any treatment you might want to try and he is very knowledgeable. He really lets you take charge of your treatment. If there something you don’t want to do then he doesn’t push it and he will come up with another route. He’s very informative and also extremely empathetic. He really doesn’t have any flaws and I feel really lucky that I made the decision to seek out more help from him and his team.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Do a little bit of research before you go. Dr. Jarrett is very open to anything you want to try and also ask lots of questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. John Jarret has been nothing short of a blessing to us. He has been a light through this whole process. Even though we have not achieved pregnancy, John has always been there to call us and check in on how we are doing. He continues to stay positive And reassures is that he will not stop trying to help us achieve our dream of having a big family someday.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
When I first saw Dr. Jarrett he started me on metformin to help regulate cycles. When that didn’t work he added 7.5mg letrozole for days 3-7 and then we did follistim 75 day 7-9 (8f I remember well) then on day 12 I had an ultrasound to check follicles and then I would plan to trigger at home then come back about a day and a half later for IUI and then start progesterone shortly after IUI. Then since I did follistim they had to do a blood pregnancy test which were negative. So now we are in the middle of a break but will try it again bc it’s cheaper than IVF.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff was so kind. They were meant to work in this field for sure. Some have actually been through this so they can relate to what I’m going through.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
A strength is the affordability. It seems to be more affordable then other clinics with IUI only being $300 and ultrasounds are $150. Also, they send prescriptions to the pharmacy they find to be the cheapest so when I did follistim which is very pricey it was $400. It’s still very expensive but when you’re paying out of pocket anything helps. The weekness would be that with it being on the north side there’s a lot of traffic but the clinic can not control that. My too big musts for a fertility doctor is knowledge and pricing and they have both. But also be prepared bc even though it is more affordable it adds up but if you have a HSA account you can use it to help with costs.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I think overall so far we have paid about $2500 dollars. Prices include two IUI, 5 ultrasounds, medications, consultation, sperm analysis and prep for insemination.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
No comments.
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John Jarrett
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Indiana Fertility Institute
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9
9
Age
30
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
9
9
She’s [Dr. Meredith Provost] very kind and truly seemed baffled with our failed IUIs as It’s unexplained infertility and no known cause for our issues. She listened when i wanted to do a more medicated cycle and gave it a couple tries before saying we needed to discuss next steps.... We went straight to IUI (Letrozole and Ovidrel) as aid had failed timed cycles with clomid with a previous obgyn. I was placed on synthroid to try to lower my thyroid levels a bit more even though they were in normal range (history of thyroid issues). After 3 failed IUI’s with just Letrozole and Ovidrel we added 75iu of Gonal-f for 4 days for cycles 4 & 5 unfortunately with no success.
The lab work for my husband, and part of our IVF cycle [at Indiana Fertility Institute] is considered out of network for almost all insurances so check if you have any out of network coverage on your plan. They have package plans or a la cart options. And have a self pay discount so don’t let cost scare you off.... Everyone I’ve dealt with seems very compassionate to the patients struggle. Seems understand the highs and lows and emotional toll it takes on the patients.
Age
30
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, Native American, Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
9
9
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Infertility can be overwhelming to deal with. I do wish she would maybe have a list of FAQs toncover with patients who aren’t sure what to ask. She’s very kind and truly seemed baffled with our failed IUIs as It’s unexplained infertility and no known cause for our issues. She listened when i wanted to do a more medicated cycle and gave it a couple tries before saying we needed to discuss next steps.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
As overwhelming as it all is try to come with questions. I didn’t really know what to ask. And after everything came back normal it was confusing bc what do you ask the ? I wish i would’ve had some guidelines to walk this journey with even though everyone is different. I have a general understanding of the processes but don’t know what else i should be asking about.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The nursing staff and Dr. Provist are all great. It’s a busy clinic, but I do wish the doctor checked in more, even if it’s popping in for 5 seconds during an ultrasound to say hello.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We went straight to IUI (Letrozole and Ovidrel) as aid had failed timed cycles with clomid with a previous obgyn. I was placed on synthroid to try to lower my thyroid levels a bit more even though they were in normal range (history of thyroid issues). After 3 failed IUI’s with just Letrozole and Ovidrel we added 75iu of Gonal-f for 4 days for cycles 4 & 5 unfortunately with no success. I responded well to the meds. But after 5 failed cycles it was time to discuss next steps. I did have to go on Birth control to help with a couple cysts.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Everyone I’ve dealt with seems very compassionate to the patients struggle. Seems understand the highs and lows and emotional toll it takes on the patients.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The lab work for my husband, and part of our IVF cycle is considered out of network for almost all insurances so check if you have any out of network coverage on your plan. They have package plans or a la cart options. And have a self pay discount so don’t let cost scare you off.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Initial semen analysis for husband $200-250 Lab work for husband each cycle $200 Beta Draw self pay option for results same day $100-$120 Lab work after processing brought insurance $10-$80 Meds $0-$300 ea for IUI cycle (the specialty pharmacy can ship overnight or within a couple days, they offer a self pay discount if you do not have prescription coverage) I have fully reviewed our statement to breakdown everything else (ultrasounds, procedures, etc)
Describe Meredith Provost's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Due to my age and not having a clear diagnosis she recommends only transferring 1 embryo the first time when we get to that step. We are not to this stage yet so her stance could change pending number of embryos we get and their quality.
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Meredith Provost
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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0
0
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
0
0
She [Dr. Meredith Provost] seemed nice during office visits, but seemed to be hell bent on directing me toward IVF, and retrospectively, probably wasn't concerned with the success of my IUI cycles for this reason. One round of IVF (not including monitoring and meds) at this clinic cost 12,000.00. She was fairly new to the practice at the time I saw her, so I can speculate that maybe she needed some IVF procedures under her belt.
I spent around 3,000.00 on two rounds of IUI [at Indiana Fertility Institute], the second of which was completely botched, and most likely led to a miscarriage because I was prescribed Letrozole while pregnant... I called the clinic multiple times to set up a consultation appointment and nobody ever called me back. I noticed that the clinic was having a meet-and-greet with Dr. Provost, a new doctor at the practice, so I decided to show up. That's how I scheduled my initial consultation - but ended up with Dr. Provost, not Dr. Jarrett.
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
0
0
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
As disclosed in the previous comment, I had a very bad experience with this doctor. I will never be able to shake the belief that the Letrozole I was given led to the miscarriage. I will never know for sure. She seemed nice during office visits, but seemed to be hell bent on directing me toward IVF, and retrospectively, probably wasn't concerned with the success of my IUI cycles for this reason. One round of IVF (not including monitoring and meds) at this clinic cost 12,000.00. She was fairly new to the practice at the time I saw her, so I can speculate that maybe she needed some IVF procedures under her belt.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Request results of all lab work and tests. Ask questions. Do your own research on any drugs prescribed.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
After reading my FSH and AMH test results, I was told that we can try IUI, but it probably would not be successful. I was told that my only chance of getting pregnant was IVF. I was ushered into a room with a financial consultant who broke down the cost of IVF. IVF at this clinic is incredibly expensive, and fertility treatments are not covered by insurance in Indiana. After the first unsuccessful round of IUI, I took a cycle off (unbeknownst to me, I got pregnant naturally during this cycle). Then wanted to schedule another IUI after I started spotting and thought i had started my period. I was scheduled an appointment, and had a baseline ultrasound. I was prescribed Letrozole/Femara, which I took. I wish they had given me a blood test to ensure that I was not pregnant - which I believe is the protocol before starting Letrozole. The doctor was so convinced that I needed IVF and could "never conceive naturally" that she had convinced me as well. I was shocked when I started bleeding heavily and started to miscarry. I was between 6-8 weeks pregnant. I had been trying to conceive for three years at this point. I was completely devastated. I felt as if this doctor was interested in my money and not interested in my well being.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I was diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve due to my AMH and FSH test results. The doctor recommended IVF without trying any medicated cycles or IUI. I decided I wanted to try a few rounds of IUI first, because the idea of IVF was daunting, and it would be a financial strain on my husband and I. For the IUI cycles, I had monitoring (trans vaginal ultrasound), was prescribed Letrozole, and a trigger shot of HGH. First cycle resulted in a negative pregnancy test. Then I took a cycle off. I never made it all the way through my second cycle. I was monitored at what I thought was the beginning of my cycle, given Letrozole, and when I came back in for a transvaginal ultrasound to measure uterine lining and follicle growth, the nurses literally could not find my uterus. So, they drew blood instead, and determined that I had already ovulated (at this point, they still didn't bother to run a pregnancy test). So, the second cycle was cancelled. A couple weeks later, I started bleeding heavily and passing clots. I finally took a pregnancy test and it was positive. I had been pregnant when given Letrozole during the second round, which may have caused my miscarriage.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff were nice enough, but what really threw me was when I came in for my ultrasound after starting my second round of Letrozole and they could not find my uterus. They sent me upstairs for labs, but didn't bother to test for pregnancy at that point. They just determined that "I must have ovulated early" on the 8th or 9th day of my cycle, which would have been very early. That experience caused me to lose confidence in the nursing staff. So much that I have questioned whether or not my first IUI was done correctly.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
I was initially referred to Dr. John Jarrett by my OB-GYN. I called the clinic multiple times to set up a consultation appointment and nobody ever called me back. I noticed that the clinic was having a meet-and-greet with Dr. Provost, a new doctor at the practice, so I decided to show up. That's how I scheduled my initial consultation - but ended up with Dr. Provost, not Dr. Jarrett. The treatments at this clinic are all very expensive, and for most if not all Indiana residents, it is all out of pocket, since insurance doesn't cover fertility treatments in Indiana. Since receiving treatment at this clinic, I've researched costs of other Indianapolis clinics, and this may be the most expensive one. Dr. Jarrett is highly regarded - so maybe that is why. But after my experience, I would not advise anyone to go there. I spent around 3,000.00 on two rounds of IUI, the second of which was completely botched, and most likely led to a miscarriage because I was prescribed Letrozole while pregnant.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I spent around $3,000.00 for one and a half rounds of IUI (the second round was botched and therefore cancelled).
Describe Meredith Provost's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
No information to share.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
  • Failed to consider drug intolerance
  • Canceled a cycle due to clinic error
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Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
0
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Unexplained
10
10
From the first 10 minutes of the first meeting I knew we were in the right hands. He explained I most likely had endometriosis, and I was scheduled for surgery one month later! We had a plan and we were on the right track. Dr. Jarrett personally called me the Saturday after surgery and made sure I was feeling okay. He also called several times on his personal cell phone for evening consultations to answer all questions we had when pursuing IVF.
AMAZING. Super on top of scheduling. Very compassionate. We felt like they [Indiana Fertility Institute] really had our backs and truly cared for us....The only negative I will mention is that I received bills a year after our transfer that said we owed money (which we did not as everything has to be paid ahead of time or day of). I had to prove I made payments and it was a headache. They made it right in the end...but I should have never had to deal with it at all.
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett was not only knowledgeable, but a great communicator and I always felt like I could trust his professional opinion. He always gave us the facts so we were prepared, but was gentle in his delivery- which is so important in our delicate situation. He called me on weekends to check in after surgeries, checked in with us at every appt, and even called in the evenings from his personal cell phone to go over our options. He is the reason we have our baby boy and we are forever grateful!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Trust this man! He has so many years of experience and has seen it all! We trusted him every step of the way and are so grateful we did.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
From the first 10 minutes of the first meeting I knew we were in the right hands. He explained I most likely had endometriosis, and I was scheduled for surgery one month later! We had a plan and we were on the right track. Dr. Jarrett personally called me the Saturday after surgery and made sure I was feeling okay. He also called several times on his personal cell phone for evening consultations to answer all questions we had when pursuing IVF. I've never had that experience with any other Dr!
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Our treatment started when Dr. Jarrett believed I had endometriosis. After surgery it was explained to me that I had a mild case, and that we could try for a few months to see if we could conceive on our own. When that didn't work, we tried a cycle with femara with a trigger shot and timed intercourse. Negative. We tried again with IUI. Negative. Dr. Jarrett called me one evening to discuss the next options. I asked him to be candid and give me the chances of another IUI cycle working. He explained that the chances were very low and that he would recommend IVF as the next step. We scheduled another call when my husband was home to discuss details. We decided that if we could come up with the funds we would go for it. Next came the huge box of meds, follicle monitoring, shots, hormones, trigger shots and egg retrieval! He was able to retrieve 11 eggs. 8 were fertilized and 4 made it to day 5. We then went forward with PGS testing. He had explained early on that if finances weren't an issue he would recommend that every time. This essentially shows which embryos have the best potential to implant (and helps to avoid miscarriage due to incorrect number of chromosomes). After testing we were left with 2 embryos that tested normal. (One boy and one girl!). We asked him to choose whichever he thought had the best chances. Our transfer was scheduled but then delayed because of a leftover cyst on my ovary. At the time I was so frustrated but grateful they were trying to give me the best chances. New transfer date was scheduled for July 27th. About 5-6 days later I couldn't resist and tested at home! The first positive test I have ever seen!
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
AMAZING. Super on top of scheduling. Very compassionate. We felt like they really had our backs and truly cared for us.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The only negative I will mention is that I received bills a year after our transfer that said we owed money (which we did not as everything has to be paid ahead of time or day of). I had to prove I made payments and it was a headache. They made it right in the end...but I should have never had to deal with it at all. (It was an outside billing company they work with).
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Was conducted locally since we are 2 hours away from his office.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Too much detail to list here...but our total cost with PGS and meds was around 25k
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I appreciated that Dr. Jarrett explained that with PGS testing he would only recommend one - since our chances of conceiving were higher; but that ultimately it was our choice.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
31
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
I was super scared for my retrieval and [Dr.] provost just held my hand while the anesthesiologist put me under. She has always been straight to the point but in a kind and calm manner...She was kind and patient with my husband and I throughout the whole process. She managed my expectations but never lost hope...I live far away and often brought people with me to the appointments and she never once had any issue with it. She is nice and brilliant and caring and I would recommend her to anyone who was seeking.
I love Kate and Sarah [nurses at Indiana Fertility Institute] they were super helpful and very attentive...The people are great the answering service is terrible. I would really recommend they hire a phone nurse that did only that. I could only leave a message and wouldn't get a call back till 4 or 5pm no matter how early I called...The nurses could never find my ovaries on the ultrasound...We did IVF with ICSI because of male infertility...7 made it to day 5, 4 normal PGS tested embryos.
Age
31
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Professor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
She was kind and patient with my husband and I throughout the whole process. She managed my expectations but never lost hope. She held my hand when I was scared and gave me hugs when I needed them. I live far away and often brought people with me to the appointments and she never once had any issue with it. She is nice and brilliant and caring and I would recommend her to anyone who was seeking.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Be clear about your body. When things went wrong I had to suggest solutions and they were always considered.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The nurses could never find my ovaries on the ultrasound and Dr. Provost would come in immediately to help out. To the point where eventually they would just skip the nurses and have her do it from the get go. I was super scared for my retrieval and provost just held my hand while the anesthesiologist put me under. She has always been straight to the point but in a kind and calm manner.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We did IVF with ICSI because of male infertility. Not sure how to spell any of the medications.... Retrieval: Lopron, menupor, Ganarelix, HCG trigger shot. 13 eggs retrieved 10 fertilized, 7 made it to day 5, 4 normal PGS tested embryos. Transfer: Estrace, PIO, HCG trigger and progesterone suppositories. I am currently 5 Weeks and 4 days pregnant with my first ultrasound on Monday.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Sarah, Kate, Janet)
I love Kate and Sarah they were super helpful and very attentive. Janet and I did not mesh well. She is a little too religious for my comfort level and didn't answer my questions directly.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The people are great the answering service is terrible. I would really recommend they hire a phone nurse that did only that. I could only leave a message and wouldn't get a call back till 4 or 5pm no matter how early I called.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I have insurance that covers my treatments and medication up to 90% so far I have paid $2000
Describe Meredith Provost's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We are young and PGS tested our embryos so we decided that one would be a good amount for us.
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
34
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
My experience with Dr. Provost has been better than I could have imagined. Her attentive care, attention to detail, honesty and compassion are top notch. I would return to her in a heartbeat if we were planning to seek future treatment...Dr. Provost patiently and carefully answered all of my questions...Dr. Provost is honest and manages expectations in a kind way. She is thorough, thoughtful, and patient when answering questions. She spoke to me like I was intelligent and could understand the science. She also held my hand prior to procedures and treated me with compassion. She made me feel like I was her only patient.
This clinic is professional, organized and staffed by excellent individuals who seem to genuinely care about your family and the success of your treatments. Dr. Jarrett is a very accomplished provider, but I found that Dr. Provost was actually the doctor who was the best fit for me and my situation. The two work hand-in-hand, though, so if your primary isn't available and a need arises, the other will step in and handle your care in the interim. The one area where the clinic could improve is in billing. Receiving invoices takes an extremely long time and the billing department isn't always responsive to inquiries about account balances. The clinic laboratory, on the other hand, is very efficient about billing.
Age
34
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
My experience with Dr. Provost has been better than I could have imagined. Her attentive care, attention to detail, honesty and compassion are top notch. I would return to her in a heartbeat if we were planning to seek future treatment.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Don't be afraid to ask questions. Dr. Provost patiently and carefully answered all of my questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Provost is honest and manages expectations in a kind way. She is thorough, thoughtful, and patient when answering questions. She spoke to me like I was intelligent and could understand the science. She also held my hand prior to procedures and treated me with compassion. She made me feel like I was her only patient.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
My retrieval protocol and my first frozen transfer were handled by my previous physician. I switched to Dr. Provost after suffering a miscarriage. Dr. Provost handled my D&C, then took over my care for my second frozen transfer. Medications used for that FET were Estradiol patches, PIO, Lovenox (a blood thinner to prevent clotting that could lead to miscarriage), and progesterone prometrium.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff at Indiana Fertility Institute are phenomenal. My primary interactions were with Sarah, Kate and Janet. All three offered compassionate care. They went above and beyond in calming my fears with a subsequent pregnancy following miscarriage. They're organized, responsive and have gone above and beyond in my care.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
This clinic is professional, organized and staffed by excellent individuals who seem to genuinely care about your family and the success of your treatments. Dr. Jarrett is a very accomplished provider, but I found that Dr. Provost was actually the doctor who was the best fit for me and my situation. The two work hand-in-hand, though, so if your primary isn't available and a need arises, the other will step in and handle your care in the interim. The one area where the clinic could improve is in billing. Receiving invoices takes an extremely long time and the billing department isn't always responsive to inquiries about account balances. The clinic laboratory, on the other hand, is very efficient about billing.
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
24
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
He [Dr. Jarrett] was sure to speak to us with complete honesty and give us all the information. He did not beat around the bush or leave anything out. We appreciated this very much. He called me when necessary even if it was a weekend and didn't leave me waiting. I wish I could have seen him in person more often...We began with metformin and testing, but metformin did not work for me and made me sick even with a strict diet. I was taken off of that and went through a laparoscopic procedure to remove some endometriosis and check everything else out.
The nurses and staff [at American Health Network] spoke to me by name and had smiles on their faces. They spoke warmly and with kindness and were there to answer any silly question I had/have...It is a wonderful clinic with lots of space. There are rooms to discuss to sign papers in and then also rooms for ultrasounds/examinations. I was able to just go upstairs to blood work and retrieval, and it was very smooth and easy. ..the nursing staff here is wonderful. I/We always feel loved and supported at every appointment. They answer any questions I/we have an make sure we are comfortable as possible with what is going on in the cycle.
Age
24
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was sure to speak to us with complete honesty and give us all the information. He did not beat around the bush or leave anything out. We appreciated this very much. He called me when necessary even if it was a weekend and didn't leave me waiting. I wish I could have seen him in person more often.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The whole process is a roller coaster, so make sure you have people around you that can support you. The doctor and staff will do what they can, but they cannot be that person for every single patient they have.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The nurses and staff spoke to me by name and had smiles on their faces. They spoke warmly and with kindness and were there to answer any silly question I had/have. There is always the time here and there where you can feel like a number just because of the nature of being a fertility institute, they go through what you're going through with hundreds of patients. I felt very much like a human here though.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We began with metformin and testing, but metformin did not work for me and made me sick even with a strict diet. I was taken off of that and went through a laparoscopic procedure to remove some endometriosis and check everything else out. We were given the option of seeing a male fertility specialist as well but with not much of a push because there was a low likelihood of it helping. We were told IVF would really be our only option. Once hormone injections began, I had to up my doses because of lack of stimulation. We retrieved after 15 days of STIMS and ended up with 2 embryos that had to be frozen due to my high estradiol levels. We are waiting now for FET.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Kate)
The nursing staff here is wonderful. I/We always feel loved and supported at every appointment. They answer any questions I/we have an make sure we are comfortable as possible with what is going on in the cycle.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
It is a wonderful clinic with lots of space. There are rooms to discuss to sign papers in and then also rooms for ultrasounds/examinations. I was able to just go upstairs to blood work and retrieval, and it was very smooth and easy. I was also able to do my laparoscopic procedure just next door to the institute at a surgery center.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Our total cost after FET will be about $22,000.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We have no gotten to the point of discussing this step yet.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
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Billing
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10
10
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
IUI
Diagnosis
Other, Unexplained
10
10
Dr. Jarrett takes time to sit with us and explain what he thinks is going on. He always asks how I am doing and has concern over my mental and emotional well-being as well.... Dr. Jarrett came highly recommended to me. He is pretty blunt about what's going on and what he thinks the course of action should be. I really respect that he doesn't do repeated rounds of Letrozole or IUIs after the first couple fail, because he understands that the chances go down and you're just spending useless money. He takes time to answer questions and explain everything going on. He is a caring person who's goal is to achieve pregnancy.
The nursing staff here [at Indiana Fertility Institute] is absolutely phenomenal. They are caring and answer any questions you have, and help you through every step of the way. Each phone call I received from them felt like I was talking to a friend who was caring for me.... The clinic is very nice and clean. They are efficient - they get you in and out quickly. You do have to pay out of pocket for ultrasounds (about $300), but they do everything they can to bill any little thing they can to insurance to help save on costs for you. They understand the financial burden of infertility and do their best to minimize that.
Age
27 - 28
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
IUI
Diagnosis
Other, Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett came highly recommended to me. He is pretty blunt about what's going on and what he thinks the course of action should be. I really respect that he doesn't do repeated rounds of Letrozole or IUIs after the first couple fail, because he understands that the chances go down and you're just spending useless money. He takes time to answer questions and explain everything going on. He is a caring person who's goal is to achieve pregnancy.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett has interesting mannerisms - first impression may be a little off-putting, but as the appointment progresses, you will see how knowledgeable and experienced he really is and you'll feel very comfortable with the plan he presents to you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett takes time to sit with us and explain what he thinks is going on. He always asks how I am doing and has concern over my mental and emotional well-being as well.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We started with 2 rounds of Letrozole/Ovidrill/intercourse/progesterone. Both produced great eggs but no pregnancy. After these two rounds, I had a laparoscopy to see if I had endometriosis,. I did not, so he told me to try for 3 months naturally to see if I would get pregnant. I did not, so we met with him again and he said that in the laparoscopy he noticed my fallopian tubes were very long, but didn't think that was the problem until after we didn't get pregnant naturally after the surgery. Now he thinks that may be the issue so we are trying an IUI this month.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff here is absolutely phenomenal. They are caring and answer any questions you have, and help you through every step of the way. Each phone call I received from them felt like I was talking to a friend who was caring for me.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic is very nice and clean. They are efficient - they get you in and out quickly. You do have to pay out of pocket for ultrasounds (about $300), but they do everything they can to bill any little thing they can to insurance to help save on costs for you. They understand the financial burden of infertility and do their best to minimize that.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Ultrasounds are around $300. They try to bill as much as they can to insurance, so if it's not marked as in infertility consultation, insurance covers it. For infertility consultation, appointments are about $120.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
27 - 29
Treated
2015 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
I think he [Dr. Jarrett] actually understand how devastating this process is for people going through it. He is always trying to give you options and explain what he feels is going to give us the end result...He immediately told me to loose weight and put me on metformin for PCOS. He allowed us to try clomid for two months, and when it didn't work, he dug deeper into why this wasn't working after two natural pregnancies earlier in the year.
The clinic [John C. Jarrett II] is very clean and seems organized. The front desk staff is always friendly and easy to talk to. They are always understanding when we have questions and never seem annoyed or put off... They are ON TOP OF THINGS. They are always returning calls, faxing orders, etc. I never have to wonder if things will be taken care of or messages relayed to Dr. Jarrett. They are all so wonderful and caring, which was VERY important to me.
Age
27 - 29
Treated
2015 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I've never felt more comfortable with a doctor. I think he actually understand how devastating this process is for people going through it. He is always trying to give you options and explain what he feels is going to give us the end result. I'm so happy that I switched over to his clinic. He's simply wonderful.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Trust him. He's incredibly intelligent.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He cares. TRULY cares about giving you what we all pray for every single day, and that's a baby. He's so intelligent and you can see in his eyes that he will do whatever it takes to get you to that end goal of becoming a parent.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
He immediately told me to loose weight and put me on metformin for PCOS. He allowed us to try clomid for two months, and when it didn't work, he dug deeper into why this wasn't working after two natural pregnancies earlier in the year. One resulted in an ectopic and an early miscarriage.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
They are ON TOP OF THINGS. They are always returning calls, faxing orders, etc. I never have to wonder if things will be taken care of or messages relayed to Dr. Jarrett. They are all so wonderful and caring, which was VERY important to me.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic is very clean and seems organized. The front desk staff is always friendly and easy to talk to. They are always understanding when we have questions and never seem annoyed or put off. The clinic is easy to get to, I love the location.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We haven't done a whole lot financially yet, so I can't answer this yet. We had spent a lot of money at the other doctor before we switched.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
He [Dr. John Jarrett] tells you like it is. He lets you know what to expect and will answer any questions you may have. He takes time to call you to discuss any treatments and what needs to happen next. He listens to you.... I had to go in to have my ovaries checked every few days to see how I was progressing and if they were seeing any issues. I was told that he wanted me to make 15 eggs, and that’s exactly how many I had for harvesting. We were called a few times to let us know how many eggs were mature, how many had fertilized and ultimately how many made it the 5 days. We went back 5 days later for the embryo transfer. We were told that we had a 50% chance of getting pregnant so decided to transfer 2 embryos, and found out a few short weeks later that we were able to keep both embryos. I was on progesterone for 10 weeks after the transfer day.
The clinic [Indiana Fertility Institute] has been around for a long time and you have one place to go for all of your procedures. The dr and nurses know what they are doing and are willing to help you in any way they can. ... It cost us, in 2016, between $18,000 and $20,000 to do an IVF treatment. That included all drugs and anything that they might have to do. Including fertilizing eggs and ICSI if needed. But the top number was the top number.
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He tells you like it is. He lets you know what to expect and will answer any questions you may have. He takes time to call you to discuss any treatments and what needs to happen next. He listens to you.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Trust the process, he has been doing this a long time and I have met several people who he has been able to help and my husband and I are forever grateful for his help. We now have beautiful twin girls. He really knows what he is talking about.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The office was very good communicating and returning calls. And we received calls from the doctor himself, he cares about his patients.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I took a pill for our first IUI (Femara, I believe) I had one mature egg ready for the first IUI. Before second IUI he agreed to test my husbands sperm before hand to see if it would even be worthwhile to do another IUI. I was taking 2 pills per day the second time around which resulted in 3 mature eggs, although the IUI was unsuccessful again. He had us come in for a consult and told us that we needed to do IVF to have a real chance for children. My uterus was responding well but the sperm was just not able to get to the eggs. So we started our IVF journey, we ordered a large box of meds and needles and had an appointment with a nurse where she went thru what I would be taking and how to add some of the meds together and mix some others and which needle to use for what. I cannot remember all of the meds I took since it has been 3 yrs ago for my treatments, but I had to go in to have my ovaries checked every few days to see how I was progressing and if they were seeing any issues. I was told that he wanted me to make 15 eggs, and that’s exactly how many I had for harvesting. We were called a few times to let us know how many eggs were mature, how many had fertilized and ultimately how many made it the 5 days. We went back 5 days later for the embryo transfer. We were told that we had a 50% chance of getting pregnant so decided to transfer 2 embryos, and found out a few short weeks later that we were able to keep both embryos. I was on progesterone for 10 weeks after the transfer day.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Michelle)
The nursing staff was really good at calling you back and answering any questions you had.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic has been around for a long time and you have one place to go for all of your procedures. The dr and nurses know what they are doing and are willing to help you in any way they can. Everyone has a different infertility experience, but I wouldn’t change ours. It wasn’t easy but it was definitely worth it. The only bad thing I would say would be just initially getting in for a consult took a few may 3 months. But after that it was just fine.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
It cost us, in 2016, between $18,000 and $20,000 to do an IVF treatment. That included all drugs and anything that they might have to do. Including fertilizing eggs and ICSI if needed. But the top number was the top number.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Our doctor would not transfer more than 2 embryos at a time.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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4
2
Age
23
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IVF, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Other
4
2
If you have to use a surrogate [with Dr. John Jarrett], they have to go through tests, as well as, you and your husband. They give you details at the consultation and then you have to wait 6 months for your husbands sperm to quarantine. If that’s the case it’ll take longer. You have to go through the egg retrieval and your surrogate also had to take meds so you both are on the same cycle. The retrieval happens and then you go from there with IVF.
Jami [a nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute- Indianapolis] was amazing! She was in top of it and always answered questions when we had them. She was the only one who showed compassion there.... We had to have a surrogate, so our costs were more. There was a clinic fee, separate medication fee, and IVF fee. Totaling $20,000.... Monitoring appts went well. Just wish they would’ve rescheduled the cycle if my eggs weren’t the best quality.
Age
23
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Other
4
2
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I feel like we were just pushed to the side. There was one nurse that was great but other than that I felt like things weren’t explained well and we got our hopes up. I know not every transfer works, but maybe we could’ve retried the process if they didn’t think that my eggs were good enough/mature.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Ask a lot of questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I was treated like a human during the egg retrieval process but after we lost the baby I felt like a number. No one called to check up on us. They just moved on to the next.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
If you have to use a surrogate, they have to go through tests, as well as, you and your husband. They give you details at the consultation and then you have to wait 6 months for your husbands sperm to quarantine. If that’s the case it’ll take longer. You have to go through the egg retrieval and your surrogate also had to take meds so you both are on the same cycle. The retrieval happens and then you go from there with IVF.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Jami Olds)
Jami was amazing! She was in top of it and always answered questions when we had them. She was the only one who showed compassion there.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Strengths was the Nurse we had. Weaknesses were unclear communication with doctor. Also the costs of things without having a successful pregnancy. I would take advice from other people who have gone through this process.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Monitoring appts went well. Just wish they would’ve rescheduled the cycle if my eggs weren’t the best quality.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We had to have a surrogate, so our costs were more. There was a clinic fee, separate medication fee, and IVF fee. Totaling $20,000.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
He wanted to transfer one because he was very confident even though we didn’t have a successful pregnancy.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
  • Lost results
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Lost or damaged samples
4
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
2
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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8
8
Age
29 - 34
Treated
2011 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
12 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Anovulation, PCOS, Immunological
8
8
Dr. Jarrett is considered a PCOS expert in Indianapolis and one of the go-to fertility specialists.... I saw Dr. Jarrett frequently and felt like he knew my name and remembered my medical history.... I ended up with some immune issues that were impacting my ability to carry past the first trimester. I had specific questions for him about some medication, which was considered experimental. Months later, he personally called me to discuss because he had run across a medical study on that issue in a journal he read.
Dr. Jarrett's practice is small enough that I got to know the nurses during the early and midcycle ultrasound checks.... The nurses were all consistent in measuring follicle size during midcycle scans. There was some miscommunication/confusion about medication doses and getting the medication ordered in a timely fashion.... I appreciate the personal attention from this clinic and the way I felt recognized and known. I feel like there were occasionally some communication issues with the clinic but the issues weren't impossible to work through.
Age
29 - 34
Treated
2011 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
Occupation
Lawyer
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 3 Docs
Treatment
12 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Anovulation, PCOS, Immunological
8
8
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett is considered a PCOS expert in Indianapolis and one of the go-to fertility specialists. We originally chose Dr. Jarrett because we suspected that PCOS was one of our challenges. He was very good at treating the PCOS and three ovulation induction cycles (using Letrozole, Bravelle, Ovidrel), resulted in one miscarriage at 10 weeks and then our healthy baby girl. I felt like he was very knowledgeable and thorough in treating women with PCOS. After the first pregnancy, my body developed an autoimmune issue that affected my ability to carry past the first trimester. We continued seeing Dr. Jarrett for assistance/monitoring with ovulation induction. He and his staff were very good at getting the doses of medication correct and making adjustments as necessary. I felt like his nurses were consistent at doing the midcycle scans and pretty good at communicating the plan to me the same day. After experiencing three late first trimester losses in a row, I felt like Dr. Jarrett wasn't willing to explore the immune treatment protocol or coordinate with a RI out of Chicago. He wanted to keep trying to same protocol (Letrozole, Bravelle, Ovidrel) but I was growing frustrated with positive pregnancy tests that ended up as a D&C 6-10 weeks later. After going to another clinic for a fresh set of eyes, Dr. Jarrett called me several months later to discuss some medication that I asked him about in connection with an immune treatment protocol. I liked that he remembered our conversation and took my questions seriously enough to look into it. I was surprised that he called me. We were ultimately successful in getting a second baby (technically, through a different clinic) but are planning to try for a third baby. When we do, we will return to Dr. Jarrett because I appreciate how he knows and values his patients. The size of his office is just right for us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett tends to be more direct, a bit blunt. He's not overly warm or sensitive. I suggest having your questions written down. Some people may feel intimidated by him. He likes being the smartest person in the room. I found that I felt that our appointments were the most productive when I went in with written questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett's practice is small enough that I got to know the nurses during the early and midcycle ultrasound checks. I saw Dr. Jarrett frequently and felt like he knew my name and remembered my medical history. After each of my three D&Cs with him, he personally called me a few days later to check in. I ended up with some immune issues that were impacting my ability to carry past the first trimester. I had specific questions for him about some medication, which was considered experimental. Months later, he personally called me to discuss because he had run across a medical study on that issue in a journal he read.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We did ovulation induction using Letrozole, Bravelle and a trigger with Ovidrel. My issue is PCOS/anovulation. I was also on Metformin to help with the insulin resistance component of PCOS, although my BMI is below-average. We also used Prometrium after ovulation to support progesterone levels. My body responded well to the dosages of Letrozole and Bravelle. We triggered between 2 and 4 mature follicles each cycle. We were successful 50% of the time with a positive pregnancy test but I had trouble maintaining past the first trimester due to immune issues that developed after my first successful pregnancy.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses were all consistent in measuring follicle size during midcycle scans. There was some miscommunication/confusion about medication doses and getting the medication ordered in a timely fashion. Overall, I liked them and thought they did a good job.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
I appreciate the personal attention from this clinic and the way I felt recognized and known. I feel like there were occasionally some communication issues with the clinic but the issues weren't impossible to work through.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic was good at billing services to my insurance as "medical" whenever possible. The blood work and many of the ultrasounds were covered by insurance. There were labs, medication, tests that weren't covered.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
n/a
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Provided conflicting information
8
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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10
10
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
10
He [Dr. John Jarrett] pursues aggressive treatments...he stays on top of his research and is very informed... He called me personally after hours to discuss further options so I didn't have to come into the office all the time... he preformed all IVF procedures so you didn't have to worry about getting a doctor for your treatments that didn't know you and your infertility course.
Total cost of 1 fresh cycle [at American Health Network] was $15,516 Doctor/Clinic cost: $10,200 Anes cost: $460 Medication costs: $4865...Its a small clinic so it is easy to know and communicate with everyone. They responded really well via email when I wanted to communicate this way. They had great charts and instructions for my IVF cycle. They really listened to my wants and needs and adjusted accordingly (ie I could use the pharmacy I wanted and they knew where to find the cheapest meds).
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He is very blunt but will discuss all treatments options with you. He pursues aggressive treatments. His costs are reasonable. I believe he truly cares about his patients. As a health care provider, I can see he stays on top of his research and is very informed.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He is blunt, but I believe he is one of the top docs in Indiana. I liked his small office and he preformed all IVF procedures so you didn't have to worry about getting a doctor for your treatments that didn't know you and your infertility course.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
My OB treated my condition poorly. When I went to Dr Jarrett I had many concerns about my condition and he addressed them all during our initial visit. He was able to pinpoint all of my concerns just from my medical record. He was prepared during my initial visit and always offered me options so I could choose the course of my therapy. He called me personally after hours to discuss further options so I didn't have to come into the office all the time. After my transfer he was very gentle, grabbed my hand, and wished me the best. He is blunt, but truly caring.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Antagonist protocol. Started with birth control pills. Then follistim and menopur. Added Ganirelix during second half of cycle. Lurpon and low dose HCG were used for ovulation. On my last ultrasound I had many follicles. During retrieval I had 10 follicles, but only 3 eggs were retrieved. Doctor suspected I ovulated early. All 3 eggs were ICIS due to attrition rate and all 3 turned into 5 day blasts.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Since it is a small clinic, I rotated through the nursing staff. I love most EVERYBODY that worked at this office. There was one younger nurse whom I didn't have a lot of confidence in but she only did ultrasounds in the middle of my cycle so I had very experienced nurses for all other ultrasounds and check-ups
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Its a small clinic so it is easy to know and communicate with everyone. They responded really well via email when I wanted to communicate this way. They had great charts and instructions for my IVF cycle. They really listened to my wants and needs and adjusted accordingly (ie I could use the pharmacy I wanted and they knew where to find the cheapest meds).
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Total cost of 1 fresh cycle was $15,516 Doctor/Clinic cost: $10,200 Anes cost: $460 Medication costs: $4865
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Doctor did not have specific policies on single embryo transfer. The decision was mine. I do wish he had provided a little more guidance in this area.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
24 - 25
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
PCOS
10
10
Dr. Jarrett was very involved in our case and showed extreme care and interest when working to come up with the best plan for us. He even took our charts on vacation with him after our failed IVF cycle, because he wanted to review every detail of the cycle to determine where to go next....he has helped me get a better understanding of PCOS....We started off using Metformin...We then did an ovarian diathermy to help lower the amount of testosterone produced in my ovaries.
This clinic did a great job at explaining every step of the process and taking time to answer any questions you had. They also addressed any concerns we had about the procedures....The main issue we ran into was with the billing of our IVF cycle....The other downside was that the hours to get in for ultrasounds, blood work, etc. sometimes did not work with our schedule....The nursing staff was wonderful and helped answer any questions we had....
Age
24 - 25
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett was extremely dedicated to our case and we are very grateful to have met him and worked with him. While our cycles were not successful, he has helped me get a better understanding of PCOS and the different ways to treat it. I feel the Dr. Jarrett looks at every patient as an individual, different case and wants to do everything within his power to give each patient what they desire most - a baby.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Go into the process knowing that sometimes, for your health and safety, a cycle must be canceled. While this is unfortunate, know that Dr. Jarrett and his staff will do everything they can to ease the process and come up with another solution to try.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett was very involved in our case and showed extreme care and interest when working to come up with the best plan for us. He even took our charts on vacation with him after our failed IVF cycle, because he wanted to review every detail of the cycle to determine where to go next.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We started off using Metformin to see if we could induce a cycle, as I do not have a cycle without some sort of medical intervention. The Metformin caused too much weight loss so we switch to a FSH. We started a cycle of FSH, but I reacted too much and the cycle had to be canceled. We then did an ovarian diathermy to help lower the amount of testosterone produced in my ovaries. After that procedure we began another cycle of FSH, modified from the first cycle, and had to do an emergency IVF or cancel the cycle. We decided to do the IVF, which then unfortunately did not take.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff was wonderful and helped answer any questions we had. At one point, due to doing and emergency IVF one of the nurses met me near my house to help me with a shot to prevent ovulation prior to the egg retrieval. I also unfortunately passed out at the doctor's office and the nurses were wonderful in assisting my husband and determining what caused the fainting spell.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
This clinic did a great job at explaining every step of the process and taking time to answer any questions you had. They also addressed any concerns we had about the procedures. One drawback we ran into was with our insurance coverage for the IVF. We spoke with the billing coordinator prior to going through the IVF and she reviewed that based on our insurance we would be 100% covered for the procedure. Unfortunately, due to changes in insurance we ended up not being covered at all for the procedure. The billing coordinator ended up reducing our bill by 50%, but it was a little frustrating that after asking specifically what is and is not covered (the week before the egg retrieval) we had to pay out a lot of unexpected money. The other downside was that the hours to get in for ultrasounds, blood work, etc. sometimes did not work with our schedule. Overall, the clinic was great to work with and our issues were only circumstantial issues that the clinic worked to make right for us.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
We spent approximately $10,000 for our IVF cycle after all the bills were received. One thing to note is that our bill was reduced 50% due to billing getting the incorrect information from our insurance.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Provided conflicting information
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Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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3
0
Age
34
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
3
0
Do not let his reputation of great success keep you from questioning his approach. If you feel something isn't right or your voice isn't being heard, speak up. He tends to overlook the validity of certain testing, testing that is widely recommended amongst his peers. Do your research and find out what tests successful clinics across the country require for treatment...If Dr. Jarrett would have taken my medical history and applied his expertise, I could've been saved the heartbreak of a failed IVF and the $16,000 it costs for the procedure. Instead, he simplified my case and appeared annoyed with my many questions.
The staff [at American Health Network], for the most part, were very caring. Especially Jaime from the lab...My nurse was very vocal in saying Dr. Jarrett should cancel the cycle due to the dominant follicle. I later got the call that we were moving forward and he wasn't concerned...If Dr. Jarrett would have taken my medical history and applied his expertise, I could've been saved the heartbreak of a failed IVF and the $16,000 it costs for the procedure. Instead, he simplified my case and appeared annoyed with my many questions.
Age
34
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Business Executive
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
3
0
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett oversimplified my situation and it has results in years of heartache and financial strain. During my initial consultation, I told him that my mother had went through menopause at 32. My labs showed that I had low AMH, especially for my age. He was confident that IVF would be successful and because of his confidence, we dove right in. Early on in my cycle, a dominant follicle appeared. My nurse kept telling me to prepare for him to cancel the cycle. To my surprise, he didn't and we went forward with the retrieval. The dominant follicle turned into a cyst and was over an inch wide. We only got 5 eggs and I felt severe discomfort from the cyst. Our cycle failed and Dr. Jarrett told me I was a "poor responder". He said that my mother's history was most likely explained my diminishing ovarian reserve. He recommended a "throw the kitchen sink" at me protocol for round 2. I decided to seek a 2nd opinion and gave the new RE the same medical history that was given to Dr. Jarrett. My new RE quickly suggesting genetic screening on the suspicion that I might be a Fragile X Carrier, due to my mother's premature menopause. I did the screening and $300 dollars later found out that I am a premutation carrier and that my diminishing ovarian reserve is tied to the Fragile X genetic disorder. Being a Fragile x Carrier also give me a 1 in 2 chance of passing it onto my child at a full mutation. Unfortunately, a full mutation of Fragile X most likely results in total mental retardation, Autism, physical deformities, etc. If Dr. Jarrett would have taken my medical history and applied his expertise, I could've been saved the heartbreak of a failed IVF and the $16,000 it costs for the procedure. Instead, he simplified my case and appeared annoyed with my many questions.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Do not let his reputation of great success keep you from questioning his approach. If you feel something isn't right or your voice isn't being heard, speak up. He tends to overlook the validity of certain testing, testing that is widely recommended amongst his peers. Do your research and find out what tests successful clinics across the country require for treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
The staff, for the most part, were very caring. Especially Jaime from the lab.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Antagonist Protocol Bravelle Menopur Ganirelex Ovidrel
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Janet is amazing and compassionate. My nurse at retrieval was wonderful.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
11k for procedures & 5k for meds
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Provided conflicting information
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John Jarrett
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8
8
Age
36
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Uterine Fibroids
8
8
While he [Dr. Jarrett] is thorough, he moves through things quickly...We felt like Dr. Jarrett wanted to listen to our concerns before he gave his medical opinion. While our concerns may not have changed his ultimate plan for us, it was nice that he asked questions and listened so that he could be sure to address everything that was on our minds...It is very apparent that he is quite knowledgeable in this field. He is not super warm and fuzzy, but he is friendly and direct. We walked out of His office feeling like we were in capable hands and confident that he would be able to get us pregnant.
my experience is in Dr Jarrett’s satellite office [of Indiana Fertility Institute] in Urbana, IL. The interactions I have had with the nursing staff have been positive. They return calls quickly and seem knowledgeable. It has never felt like I was bothering them...is a part of Carle Hospital. Because of this, my office consultation was billed as a outpatient hospital visit. I found this unusual...After your consultation, it seems that you will primarily be speaking with the nurses.
Age
36
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Uterine Fibroids
8
8
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
It is very apparent that he is quite knowledgeable in this field. He is not super warm and fuzzy, but he is friendly and direct. We walked out of His office feeling like we were in capable hands and confident that he would be able to get us pregnant.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Write any questions down ahead of time. While he is thorough, he moves through things quickly.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
We felt like Dr. Jarrett wanted to listen to our concerns before he gave his medical opinion. While our concerns may not have changed his ultimate plan for us, it was nice that he asked questions and listened so that he could be sure to address everything that was on our minds.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We ar trying 5 mg Letrozole, Ovidrel trigger and promethium. With an ultrasound on cd 12. We are this for a few cycles before moving onto more aggressive treatment.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I should note that my experience is in Dr Jarrett’s satellite office in Urbana, IL. The interactions I have had with the nursing staff have been positive. They return calls quickly and seem knowledgeable. It has never felt like I was bothering them.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
As it’s understand it, Dr Jarrett is only at the Urbana clinic a handful of times a month, so there will likely be a wait for you to get in for a consultation with him. We had to wait roughly 3 months. After your consultation, it seems that you will primarily be speaking with the nurses.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The Urbana clini is a part of Carle Hospital. Because of this, my office consultation was billed as a outpatient hospital visit. I found this unusual.
8
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John Jarrett
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8
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Indiana Fertility Institute
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10
10
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage
10
10
He [Dr. John Jarrett] was very open and honest. You could tell he cared and was very helpful about how to proceed. I also loved that he called himself with test results and followed up with a personal letter as well...There’s nothing negative to say. I was very happy with all of the information and plan he gave us...I am being treated for my PCOS. I have seen several doctors for this and he gave me information that none of the previous doctors had given me that is very important to my health. I am taking hormones to regulate my periods and metformin for my sugar and to aide is some weight loss. My periods quickly were regulated and weight loss has begun.
The initial cost was $225 for the consultation [at Indiana Fertility Institute] and then the total for what we want to do, IVF, was around $20,000...Everyone was very friendly and accommodating. There was a little confusion about pricing when checking out, but it was quickly resolved with no problems. The pricing and procedures were described well and they were extremely helpful answering questions...We didn’t have much interaction with them since it is early on, but what we did have was very pleasant.
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
There’s nothing negative to say. I was very happy with all of the information and plan he gave us. Again, he was great with personally calling with results and following up. I feel very comfortable with him and trust getting treatment from him.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Have your questions ready in advance.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was very open and honest. You could tell he cared and was very helpful about how to proceed. I also loved that he called himself with test results and followed up with a personal letter as well.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I am being treated for my PCOS. I have seen several doctors for this and he gave me information that none of the previous doctors had given me that is very important to my health. I am taking hormones to regulate my periods and metformin for my sugar and to aide is some weight loss. My periods quickly were regulated and weight loss has begun.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We didn’t have much interaction with them since it is early on, but what we did have was very pleasant.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Everyone was very friendly and accommodating. There was a little confusion about pricing when checking out, but it was quickly resolved with no problems. The pricing and procedures were described well and they were extremely helpful answering questions.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The initial cost was $225 for the consultation and then the total for what we want to do, IVF, was around $20,000.
10
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John Jarrett
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10
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10
10
Age
31
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
She [Dr. Provost] actually listened to me and took me seriously. She understood my pain from miscarriages and was sympathetic of them. She held my hand going into surgery...She was able to diagnose my conditions within minutes, whereas my previous Dr. brushed them under the rug and pushed fertility meds. I feel like a weight has been lifted off of me since my conditions are now being treated and not just ignored.
It can be hard to get ahold of them [at Indiana Fertility Institute] but I still would recommend them in a heartbeat. Dr. Provost is clearly far more educated than others I’ve experienced, she cares for her patients and it shows. I’ve been extremely impressed with the office staff and flow so far...I haven’t had many interactions with her the nurse] so far, but the ones I’ve had have been pleasant...I’m going to begin my next round of treatment next cycle, letrozole, injection to induce ovulation and IUI.
Age
31
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Provost took the time to let me tell me full story and symptoms I was experiencing, and why I didn’t feel right returning to my previous Dr. She was able to diagnose my conditions within minutes, whereas my previous Dr. brushed them under the rug and pushed fertility meds. I feel like a weight has been lifted off of me since my conditions are now being treated and not just ignored.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
She’s a lot more down to earth than a lot of other Drs. I’ve experienced in the past. Sometimes the office can be tricky to get ahold of but it’s worth it.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
She actually listened to me and took me seriously. She understood my pain from miscarriages and was sympathetic of them. She held my hand going into surgery and has said multiple times sincerely how she hopes the outcome is different this time.
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
So far she discovered a uterine septum that she performed a hysteroscopy on to surgically remove and laparoscopic surgery where endometriosis was found and removed. I’m going to begin my next round of treatment next cycle, letrozole, injection to induce ovulation and IUI.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Misty)
I haven’t had many interactions with her so far, but the ones I’ve had have been pleasant.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
It can be hard to get ahold of them but I still would recommend them in a heartbeat. Dr. Provost is clearly far more educated than others I’ve experienced, she cares for her patients and it shows. I’ve been extremely impressed with the office staff and flow so far.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I have not yet been billed for my medical treatment
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
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10
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
9
Age
32
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
9
Dr. Provost has been my main point of contact with questions and results. For basic lab results she even called to tell me everything looked good. She chooses to use positive words such as "when you are pregnant" which I really appreciate. Although, she of course made it clear that it is not a guarantee.... she is an excellent communicator, puts me at ease, is intelligent, honest and realistic.... Dr. Provost is extremely smart and will tailor your plan to YOU, it is definitely not a one size fits all type of fertility plan.
I love how the clinic [Indiana Fertility Institute] manages their retrievals and implantation making it so that they thoroughly clean in between each month (they are only required to do this once a year, and they do it monthly). I appreciate that the lab work is right up stairs and that everyone communicates so well.... IVF here was slightly more expensive than the estimates we received from other doctors, however we felt like we were in much better hands.
Age
32
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
9
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Thus far Dr. Provost has been exactly what I was looking for in a fertility doctor (as I have done treatments with two prior) she is an excellent communicator, puts me at ease, is intelligent, honest and realistic.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Set up a consultation and see for yourself. Dr. Provost is extremely smart and will tailor your plan to YOU, it is definitely not a one size fits all type of fertility plan.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Provost has been my main point of contact with questions and results. For basic lab results she even called to tell me everything looked good. She chooses to use positive words such as "when you are pregnant" which I really appreciate. Although, she of course made it clear that it is not a guarantee.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
So far they have been great! When I have left voicemails, they return that day and give me as much information as possible.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
I love how the clinic manages their retrievals and implantation making it so that they thoroughly clean in between each month (they are only required to do this once a year, and they do it monthly). I appreciate that the lab work is right up stairs and that everyone communicates so well.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
IVF here was slightly more expensive than the estimates we received from other doctors, however we felt like we were in much better hands.
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
Dr Jarret is very blunt but very good at his job. He is so knowledgeable and I felt completely comfortable in his care. I did not feel like he explained the negatives of what happened during my cycle well....really knows his stuff. He adjusted the protocol to my specific history....12 week suppression with birth control due to stage 4 endometriosis Antagonist protocol due to PCOS (bravelle, menopur, ganirelx) Lupron trigger HCG given before transfer Despite having an AFC > 40, I did not respond well to meds at all.
The clinic [John C. Jarrett II] isn't fancy and it's seems disorganized since it's all paper still, but they know the procedures and have their act together...The nursing staff is absolutely wonderful. They were very kind and caring, and even called to follow up....IVF cycle fee - $10k Meds - $6k (quoted $3-5k)...Dr Jarret is very blunt but very good at his job. He is so knowledgeable and I felt completely comfortable in his care. I did not feel like he explained the negatives of what happened during my cycle well.
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr Jarret is very blunt but very good at his job. He is so knowledgeable and I felt completely comfortable in his care. I did not feel like he explained the negatives of what happened during my cycle well.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Be okay with his directness, you want a doctor not a friend
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr Jarret is very blunt but really knows his stuff. He adjusted the protocol to my specific history.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
12 week suppression with birth control due to stage 4 endometriosis Antagonist protocol due to PCOS (bravelle, menopur, ganirelx) Lupron trigger HCG given before transfer Despite having an AFC > 40, I did not respond well to meds at all. I may have been oversupressed, or it could have been the Bravelle which had manufacturing issues. I was almost cancelled several times but ended up having 6 eggs retrieved, 5 were mature. Dr Jarrett does "to be sure" ICSI on 3 eggs and those were my only 3 to fertilize. I had two Day 5 blasts, one good quality and one poor. We had planned on eSET but since they didn't think our poor quality blast would freeze we transferred both. I became pregnant with one baby.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Laurie )
The nursing staff is absolutely wonderful. They were very kind and caring, and even called to follow up.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic isn't fancy and it's seems disorganized since it's all paper still, but they know the procedures and have their act together.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
IVF cycle fee - $10k Meds - $6k (quoted $3-5k)
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Dr Jarrett strongly advised eSET because of the risks of multiple pregnancy, although he was open to either. It was a very hard decision but we had decided to do eSET but the we found out that we had 2 blasts, and one of them they didn't think would freeze. We transferred both with his support.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
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10
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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9
10
Age
39
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
9
10
We just met with Dr. Jarrett for our first consultation but he already set our minds at ease by treating us with respect, acknowledging our concerns and answering our questions in an easily understandable manner. ... He did not seem rushed or as if he had a personal agenda about our course of treatment. He gave us concrete next steps and explained our options thoroughly including his recommendations.
The clinic [Indiana Fertility Institute] manager discussed financial information with us in a down-to-earth and respectful way. ... Clean, well-organized and appear efficient. We did have to wait about 15 minutes later than our appointment time but that did not seem unreasonable. Everyone was friendly and eager to be helpful. ... We only met with initial staff briefly but everyone was very kind and helpful thus far.
Age
39
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
9
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was kind and thoughtful in every response. He was mindful to explain any terms he thought we might not understand. He did not seem rushed or as if he had a personal agenda about our course of treatment. He gave us concrete next steps and explained our options thoroughly including his recommendations.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Ask the questions you want answered.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
We just met with Dr. Jarrett for our first consultation but he already set our minds at ease by treating us with respect, acknowledging our concerns and answering our questions in an easily understandable manner.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We have only just started our consultation so we haven’t experienced any treatment plans yet.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We only met with initial staff briefly but everyone was very kind and helpful thus far.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Clean, well-organized and appear efficient. We did have to wait about 15 minutes later than our appointment time but that did not seem unreasonable. Everyone was friendly and eager to be helpful. The clinic manager discussed financial information with us in a down-to-earth and respectful way. We felt our experience went very well, especially since this was our second fertility specialist.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
No treatment pursued yet.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
He allows only one or two embryos to be transferred and leaves the decision to the couple.
9
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
10
Age
29
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
4 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
Dr. Jarrett has provided wonderful care to my husband and I. He has called me personally after office hours to encourage me after a negative pregnancy test or to give me test results...I appreciated his honesty with us. He has a great personality. We feel very comfortable with him. He listens to what we have to say and we come up with the next steps together. He is always on time. He explains things in layman’s terms so we can fully understand.
No complaints about the nursing staff [at Indiana Fertility Institute]. They have always been quick to return my phone calls...No complaints regarding this clinic. I appreciate their promptness with appointments and returning phone calls. The clinic is open on Saturdays for a few hours. All employees have been very kind, compassionate and professional...We did two cycles of letrozole and ovidrel with timed intercouse. I underwent a laparoscopic procedure after that. Everything looked good so we did two more cycles of the letrozole and ovidrel. All negative pregnancy tests. We met with him about 5 weeks ago and IVF is our next step.
Age
29
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
4 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I appreciated his honesty with us. He has a great personality. We feel very comfortable with him. He listens to what we have to say and we come up with the next steps together. He is always on time. He explains things in layman’s terms so we can fully understand.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He doesn’t sugarcoat things so be prepared to hear what he is thinking.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett has provided wonderful care to my husband and I. He has called me personally after office hours to encourage me after a negative pregnancy test or to give me test results.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We did two cycles of letrozole and ovidrel with timed intercouse. I underwent a laparoscopic procedure after that. Everything looked good so we did two more cycles of the letrozole and ovidrel. All negative pregnancy tests. We met with him about 5 weeks ago and IVF is our next step.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
No complaints about the nursing staff. They have always been quick to return my phone calls.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
No complaints regarding this clinic. I appreciate their promptness with appointments and returning phone calls. The clinic is open on Saturdays for a few hours. All employees have been very kind, compassionate and professional.
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
3
Age
30 - 31
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
10
3
I really like Dr.Povest. She always make us feel comfortable and at ease. She is a very positive person and makes us have just a bit more hope. That we can one day achieve our wishes of having a baby. When a treatment doesn't work , she try different methods....Dr. Provost treated me in a humane manner. She seem to be concerned about our situation has tried to give us as many options as possible. In our current financial situation.
This clinic [Indiana Fertility Institute] is locate in a very nice part of town. The building its self is very beautiful. It clean inside of offices. It feels very warm and welcoming. Most of their procedures are done upstairs and consultations downstairs. They have several waiting areas even a small fudge where you can grab a water while you wait.... It's extremely hard to get someone firme their office to answer a phone.... we have done 3 cycles of IUI each one costed us $1300.00 with out meds
Age
30 - 31
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Latino
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
10
3
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I really like Dr.Povest. She always make us feel comfortable and at ease. She is a very positive person and makes us have just a bit more hope. That we can one day achieve our wishes of having a baby. When a treatment doesn't work , she try different methods.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I would say take down all your questions and concerns and put them on paper. So you can ask Dr Provost, or one for her nurse. It's extremely hard to get someone firme their office to answer a phone.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Provost treated me in a humane manner. She seem to be concerned about our situation has tried to give us as many options as possible. In our current financial situation.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
They are great staff . Except for one .
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
This clinic is locate in a very nice part of town. The building its self is very beautiful. It clean inside of offices. It feels very warm and welcoming. Most of their procedures are done upstairs and consultations downstairs. They have several waiting areas even a small fudge where you can grab a water while you wait.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
In the pat year we have done 3 cycles of IUI each one costed us $1300.00 with out meds
10
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
3
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
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10
10
Age
34
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Poor Egg Quality
10
10
I saw Dr Jarrett and Dr Provost; I liked the realistic, non-fluffy approach that both Doctors have. They allowed us time to think of questions and did not speak only medical jargon. I felt that what the advised is what they would a family member. yet they were also aware of the high cost involved and that it too is a key decision maker.... Freeze all from the start - to avoid a cancelled treatment session, and produce as more eggs. Very glad this was the course as only 3 of 26 eggs made it to day 5.
Nurse Sara [at Indiana Fertility Institute-Indianapolis] was kind, and honest, not overbearing, laid back. Educated and knew what she was doing.... Admin/front desk staff are not the friendliest but get the job done. The billing representative needs to have a better approach too. She was not clear on procedure costs and rx costs, and when one ends.... Freeze all from the start - to avoid a cancelled treatment session, and produce as more eggs. Very glad this was the course as only 3 of 26 eggs made it to day 5.
Age
34
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Business Executive
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Poor Egg Quality
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
I saw Dr Jarrett and Dr Provost; I liked the realistic, non-fluffy approach that both Doctors have. They allowed us time to think of questions and did not speak only medical jargon. I felt that what the advised is what they would a family member. yet they were also aware of the high cost involved and that it too is a key decision maker.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Try and think of as many questions you can in advance, and be realistic and figure out the cost including RXs
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
personal conversations, eye-to-eye contact, realistic, never rushed
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Freeze all from the start - to avoid a cancelled treatment session, and produce as more eggs. Very glad this was the course as only 3 of 26 eggs made it to day 5.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Indiana Fertility Institute. (Assigned nurse: Nurse Sara)
Nurse Sara was kind, and honest, not overbearing, laid back. Educated and knew what she was doing.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Admin/front desk staff are not the friendliest but get the job done. The billing representative needs to have a better approach too. She was not clear on procedure costs and rx costs, and when one ends.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
12500 for IVF process 4500 ish for transfer process
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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8
8
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Tubal Blockage
8
8
Dr. Jarrett performed an exploratory surgery, one cancelled IUI cycle, and one round of IVF. He was kind and compassionate throughout each procedure. However, because I was a commuting patient, it was difficult to have a truly personal experience as meetings were replaced with phone consults...Overall Dr. Jarrett is a good doctor, and likely the best in the Indianapolis area...
The [John C. Jarrett II] clinic itself was organized and clean...I saw a different nurse each visit during my IVF cycle, some of whom were less competent at scanning my difficult ovaries...
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 3 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Tubal Blockage
8
8
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett performed an exploratory surgery, one cancelled IUI cycle, and one round of IVF. He was kind and compassionate throughout each procedure. However, because I was a commuting patient, it was difficult to have a truly personal experience as meetings were replaced with phone consults. My IVF stimulating protocol was described by my new current RE as "old school." At my IVF egg retrieval, Dr. Jarrett was not able to retrieve from one ovary due to a visual blockage by my bowel. In hindsight, and now after seeing another doctor, a simple bowel prep could have dramatically changed the outcome of the procedure. Overall Dr. Jarrett is a good doctor, and likely the best in the Indianapolis area. After my failed IVF with him, I needed a second opinion and a fresh start with an RE with a different point of view.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
We always felt rushed.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I saw a different nurse each visit during my IVF cycle, some of whom were less competent at scanning my difficult ovaries.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The clinic itself was organized and clean.
8
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
8
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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7
7
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2013 - 2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IUI, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Anovulation
7
7
He [Dr/ John Jarrett] is a great doctor. He probably is best suited for those that live locally. Also, If your only goal is pregnancy he is your guy. I have PCOS, it effects fertility but it is also a life long challenge. He never addressed my PCOS effectively... I was disappointed in his approach controlling it over the lifespan.
[The] nurses [at American Health Network] we not helpful. In fact over the phone were condescending, un concerned about patient's state of mind which is alarming. This could have be beacause i was a commuting client therefore I relied on a lot of phone interactions and I missed the personalized experience I truly felt more like a number than a person at the moment that I was most vulnerable. The couple of time i was able to go down his office the treatment was so much better. I chose to step back baby focused to more focus on treating my pcos. I will probably need invasive techiques still and would go back to him but I am hesitant being long distance. But living where I do I have limited options.
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2013 - 2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European, Ashkenazi Jewish
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Anovulation
7
7
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He is a great doctor. He probably is best suited for those that live locally. Also, If your only goal is pregnancy he is your guy. I have PCOS, it effects fertility but it is also a life long challenge. He never addressed my PCOS effectively. PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in females. I suffer from secondary infertility and understood it required a life style revamping. I was disappointed in his approach controllong it over the lifespan. His nurses we not helpful. In fact over the phone the were condescending, un concerned about patient's state of mind which is alarming. This could have be beacause i was a commuting client therefore I relied on a lot of phone interactions and I missed the personalized experience I truly felt more like a number than a person at the moment that I was most vulnerable. The couple of time i was able to go down his office the treatment was so much better. I chose to step back baby focused to more focus on treating my pcos. I will probably need invasive techiques still and would go back to him but I am hesitant being long distance. But living where I do I have limited options.
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to consider drug intolerance
7
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
7
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
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10
10
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
10
10
He [Dr. John Jarrett] was great. I have no complaints at all. He was very thoughtful and Meticulous in his treatment plan. He is about the patient and doing what’s right for them over what’s best for his business. He has great bedside manor and doesn’t make you feel bad for having PCOS. Many docs make woman feel bad for having PCOS and being over weight.... Dr. Jarrett was very personable and even sent me a personal letter following my appointment. He was the most optimistic and positive of all the physicians I’ve seen.
[the clinic staff at Indiana Fertility Institute]Very friendly on the phone but not great follow through. I waited a month for my paperwork to show up. I think getting new patient paperwork out same day is very important so everything can be there for the physician to review ahead of time.... He believes in letrozole over clomid. I’m doing letrozole 7.5 and follistim 50mg for 2 cycles max. Then I’ll do surgery to find out what’s going on then ivf.
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was great. I have no complaints at all. He was very thoughtful and Meticulous in his treatment plan. He is about the patient and doing what’s right for them over what’s best for his business. He has great bedside manor and doesn’t make you feel bad for having PCOS. Many docs make woman feel bad for having PCOS and being over weight.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Come prepared with all your records. He’ll want to see it all.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett was very personable and even sent me a personal letter following my appointment. He was the most optimistic and positive of all the physicians I’ve seen.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
He believes in letrozole over clomid. I’m doing letrozole 7.5 and follistim 50mg for 2 cycles max. Then I’ll do surgery to find out what’s going on then ivf.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Very friendly on the phone but not great follow through. I waited a month for my paperwork to show up. I think getting new patient paperwork out same day is very important so everything can be there for the physician to review ahead of time.
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
The max he’ll do is 2
10
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
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10
5
Age
26
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
PCOS
10
5
Dr. Gentry was awesome! Would go back to him in a heartbeat ! He’s very knowledgeable and loves what he does. Dr. G is a great listener and answers any questions you have. He’s willing and open to the patients suggestions as well,...He had great bedside manner and knew how to listen and answer questions thoroughly....We used IUI after discussing interest in trying this before IVF...
No complaints! Everyone was great and supportive! Friendly faces when you walk in was a great thing to see. The office [Indiana Fertility Institute] was understanding of work schedules and worked with you where they could. You could tell they cared a lot about their patients and enjoyed their job...Great nursing staff, front office and tech staff!...We used IUI after discussing interest in trying this before IVF
Age
26
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Native American, Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
PCOS
10
5
How was your experience with William Gentry at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Gentry was awesome! Would go back to him in a heartbeat ! He’s very knowledgeable and loves what he does. Dr. G is a great listener and answers any questions you have. He’s willing and open to the patients suggestions as well,
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of William Gentry at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Go in with open ears and open heart
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with William Gentry at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He had great bedside manner and knew how to listen and answer questions thoroughly.
Describe the protocols William Gentry used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We used IUI after discussing interest in trying this before IVF
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Great nursing staff, front office and tech staff!
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
No complaints! Everyone was great and supportive! Friendly faces when you walk in was a great thing to see. The office was understanding of work schedules and worked with you where they could. You could tell they cared a lot about their patients and enjoyed their job
Describe the costs associated with your care under William Gentry at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Around 3500 including meds
10
Doctor
William Gentry
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
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8
N/A
Age
29 - 30
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
8
N/A
He [Dr. John Jarrett] is no nonsense and not all rainbows and sunshine, but he is good. He gave me his personal cell and email, was very reachable although most patient contact was done with only the nurses for all monitoring, med adjustments, etc.... If your weight is an issue, loose it prior to meeting him or that'll be the first thing he tells you to do.
Champaign nurses were kind [at Indiana Fertility Institute] indiana clinic nurses were hit and miss... Blunt, not super compassionite. We had a cycle with zero fertilization which was super disappointing. I cant help but wonder if thr lab was involved. Embryologist were curt but professional enough i assume. Clinic is small, husband suggest bringing own materials
Age
29 - 30
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Operations
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
8
N/A
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He is no nonsense and not all rainbows and sunshine, but he is good. He gave me his personal cell and email, was very reachable although most patient contact was done with only the nurses for all monitoring, med adjustments, etc.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
If your weight is an issue, loose it prior to meeting him or that'll be the first thing he tells you to do.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Late night phone calls and his full attention showed he cared, but he wasn't there to be your friend.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
Folistem and menopour, hcg trigger and my husband had tese. Our embroys were icsi, pgs tested and frozen
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Champaign nurses were kind, indiana clinic nurses were hit and miss
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Blunt, not super compassionite. We had a cycle with zero fertilization which was super disappointing. I cant help but wonder if thr lab was involved. Embryologist were curt but professional enough i assume. Clinic is small, husband suggest bringing own materials
Describe John Jarrett's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Allows patient to choose
8
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
Nursing
Operations
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8
8
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS
8
8
He [Dr. Jarrett] was always willing to answer questions and made sure that you understood what the plan of action was. He always made sure to include my husband in our conversations and treatment plans. He was open and honest with his thoughts and what his thoughts on treatment plans were....We did two rounds of Femara with Ovidrel trigger shots and follicle studies....Everyone in the office was warm and friendly and didn't make you feel like you were just a number in the waiting room.
Everyone in the office [Indiana Fertility Institute] was warm and friendly and didn't make you feel like you were just a number in the waiting room. They always called you by name....Small waiting room, no after hours phone number if you needed to talk to someone....Welcoming and warm. Always listened to your concerns and thoughts....He [Dr. Jarrett] was always willing to answer questions and made sure that you understood what the plan of action was.
Age
32 - 33
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS
8
8
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
He was always willing to answer questions and made sure that you understood what the plan of action was. He always made sure to include my husband in our conversations and treatment plans. He was open and honest with his thoughts and what his thoughts on treatment plans were.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Be willing to listen with an open mind
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Everyone in the office was warm and friendly and didn't make you feel like you were just a number in the waiting room. They always called you by name.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We did two rounds of Femara with Ovidrel trigger shots and follicle studies.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Welcoming and warm. Always listened to your concerns and thoughts.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Small waiting room, no after hours phone number if you needed to talk to someone.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
Follicle studies were roughly $150 a time and then appointments were billed later
8
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
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0
0
Age
35
Treated
2012
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
0
0
We did 2 IUI's and he [Dr Jarrett at American Health Network] continuously refused cycle day 3 testing saying it wasn't needed. When my IUI's were unsuccessful and I demanded testing, my DOR was diagnosed and he would no longer treat me. His staff and Dr. Jarrett were extremely unkind and showed no empathy for the devastating news they were delivering. This doctor has a god complex. He's egotistical, rude and shows zero empathy for his patients. He only looks out for his best interests and the numbers and statistics being the best they can be. My diagnosis would not achieve good success rates. Therefore I was nothing to him.
We did 2 IUI's and he [Dr Jarrett at American Health Network] continuously refused cycle day 3 testing saying it wasn't needed. When my IUI's were unsuccessful and I demanded testing, my DOR was diagnosed and he would no longer treat me. His staff and Dr. Jarrett were extremely unkind and showed no empathy for the devastating news they were delivering. This doctor has a god complex. He's egotistical, rude and shows zero empathy for his patients. He only looks out for his best interests and the numbers and statistics being the best they can be. My diagnosis would not achieve good success rates. Therefore I was nothing to him.
Age
35
Treated
2012
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Accountant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 4 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
0
0
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
This doctor has a god complex. He's egotistical, rude and shows zero empathy for his patients. He only looks out for his best interests and the numbers and statistics being the best they can be. My diagnosis would not achieve good success rates. Therefore I was nothing to him.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Stay away.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
No compassion. No kindness. No understanding.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
We did 2 IUI's and he continuously refused cycle day 3 testing saying it wasn't needed. When my IUI's were unsuccessful and I demanded testing, my DOR was diagnosed and he would no longer treat me. His staff and Dr. Jarrett were extremely unkind and showed no empathy for the devastating news they were delivering.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
It was a job to them. They did not care about their patients.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Their strength was their phlebotomist. She was the only kind person I came across in the 6 months I was a patient there.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
normal
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
0
Doctor
John Jarrett
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
0
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
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1
1
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
6 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Other
1
1
[Dr. Meredith Provost is] a perfectly nice capable doctor, but you don’t see her again unless you choose to spend the money they want and do IVF...A variety of different pills and injections for IUI nothing worked. Now I’m not negatively reviewing because they didn’t work, she was very upfront with the statistics of IUI...[The nurses] are the people that actually preform the IUI, some are better than others. Some are more chatty than others. Many are not actually up to date on your chart or situation so when I would ask questions they often couldn’t answer.
The doctors [at Indiana Fertility Institute] are perfectly fine...We were cash pay which they knew from the beginning, but instead of charging us every the day of, they sent a bill for services almost a year later. Now some of those charges were rightfully owed money. We are Willing to pay those, however they had "missing" payments that were on our FSA cards that they refused to acknowledge and remove from our account even after I provided statements showing the charges on my card. This is one of the worst offices I've ever dealt with. Dealing with infertility is hard enough but to have to jump through all these unnecessary hoops after the fact is just inexcusable. Still no baby and now having to double pay because they can't keep proper books. Frustrating!!!!
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
6 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Other
1
1
How was your experience with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Again, she’s a perfectly nice capable doctor, but you don’t see her again unless you choose to spend the money they want and do IVF, the office staff and their incompetence should have you running away from them.... FAST
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute?
She is very warm and kind HOWEVER you don’t see her again after your consult and you have to deal with the office and that’s a terrible experience
Describe the protocols Meredith Provost used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
A variety of different pills and injections for IUI nothing worked. Now I’m not negatively reviewing because they didn’t work, she was very upfront with the statistics of IUI.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
These are the people that actually preform the IUI, some are better than others. Some are more chatty than others. Many are not actually up to date on your chart or situation so when I would ask questions they often couldn’t answer.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
The doctors are perfectly fine, HOWEVER the office staff and their complete and total incompetence should make you run for the hills. We were cash pay which they knew from the beginning, but instead of charging us every the day of, they sent a bill for services almost a year later. Now some of those charges were rightfully owed money. We are Willing to pay those, however they had "missing" payments that were on our FSA cards that they refused to acknowledge and remove from our account even after I provided statements showing the charges on my card. This is one of the worst offices I've ever dealt with. Dealing with infertility is hard enough but to have to jump through all these unnecessary hoops after the fact is just inexcusable. Still no baby and now having to double pay because they can't keep proper books. Frustrating!!!!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Meredith Provost at Indiana Fertility Institute.
$295 ultrasound Be careful though, they will change the pricing on you
What specific things went wrong at Indiana Fertility Institute?
  • Lost paperwork
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
1
Doctor
Meredith Provost
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
1
Clinic
Indiana Fertility Institute
Indianapolis
Nursing
Operations
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10
10
Age
31 - 33
Treated
2017 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, Male Factor
10
10
Dr. Jarrett is an amazing doctor. I fully trust him with whatever treatment he thinks is best for me. He is polite yet assertive. He is kind, compassionate and prompt. He knows his stuff as well. He found things that no other doctor would even consider thinking about including my husbands fertility...He give you 100% attention, answers questions and doesn't mess around...have nothing but good things to say about the way he treated me. I feel like he is family.
I have had many ultrasounds, meds and at least one IUI [at Indiana Fertility Institute]. I have also had surgery performed by him as well all costing me as least $10,000- $15,000...Very nice clinic, clean organised and friendly staff. The front office staff could use some work in returning calls. I called 3 times with voicemails and didn't get a call back until i contacted the nurse. That has been my only complaint in the time I have spent there.
Age
31 - 33
Treated
2017 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, Male Factor
10
10
How was your experience with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Dr. Jarrett is an amazing doctor. I fully trust him with whatever treatment he thinks is best for me. He is polite yet assertive. He is kind, compassionate and prompt. He knows his stuff as well. He found things that no other doctor would even consider thinking about including my husbands fertility.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
Go to Dr. Jarrett only if you can handle the truth and you want to dig deep into your fertility. This man is on a mission to give you babies. He has a wonderful bedside manner too.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute?
This man is amazing and I have nothing but good things to say about the way he treated me. I feel like he is family. He give you 100% attention, answers questions and doesn't mess around.
Describe the protocols John Jarrett used in your cycles at Indiana Fertility Institute and their degree of success.
I dont remember any protocols for my treatment.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses are so sweet and very prompt in calling you back. You dont sit in his office for hours waiting to be seen. They are a well oiled machine.
Describe your experience with Indiana Fertility Institute.
Very nice clinic, clean organised and friendly staff. The front office staff could use some work in returning calls. I called 3 times with voicemails and didn't get a call back until i contacted the nurse. That has been my only complaint in the time I have spent there.
Describe the costs associated with your care under John Jarrett at Indiana Fertility Institute.
I have had many ultrasounds, meds and at least one IUI. I have also had surgery performed by him as well all costing me as least $10,000- $15,000
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Indianapolis
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