Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

4 doctors work here

Rated 8.7
Strongly recommend: 80%Neutral: 10%Don't recommend: 10%8.7
80% strongly recommend
30 reviews
Operations
9.2
9.2
Operations

Ratings of 1 indicate that a clinic was poorly operated.

Ratings of 10 indicate that a clinic operated very well.

Scheduling
9.4
9.4
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
8.2
8.2
Billing Department

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory billing department.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent billing department.

Nursing Team
9.1
9.1
Nursing Team

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory nursing team.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent nursing team.

Attention to Detail
9.1
9.1
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.

CDC Success Rates

This is the most recent data from the CDC. The CDC cautions that it should not be used to compare doctors and clinics. This data represents the outcomes of IVF cycles when using a person's own eggs.

For more information please see our FAQs.

Where you see a “?” on the chart, a clinic has done fewer than 20 cycles in this category and age range, so the CDC says showing percentages from this small data set would be misleading and unreliable.

Annual Cycles
271
National Avg
738
This Clinic
National Avg
00%
20%
40%
60%
<35
35-37
38-40
>40

Available Resources

Genetic counseling
Genetic counseling
Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Mental health counseling
Mental health counseling
Nutrition counseling
Nutrition counseling
Administration of shots
Administration of shots
Coordinating at-home nursing
Coordinating at-home nursing
Selling medication is not offered
Selling medication is not offered
Providing backup medication
Providing backup medication

This clinic has 3 offices

Austin South
4303 James Casey St
Austin, TX 78745
512.444.1414
Austin Westlake
300 Beardsley Ln
Austin, TX 78746
512.444.1414
Round Rock
770 Cat Hollow Dr
Round Rock, TX 78681
512.444.1414
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30 patient reviews

2015 - 2016, Successful
10
10
Age 33 - 34
3 IUI
Sales Representative
1st of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
I did two IUI's with Dr. K [Kavoussi]. I apologize, but do not remember exact protocols. ... He is an expert and knows what he is doing. ... The doctor and his staff [Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine] are available for questions and to explain treatment, quick turn around on phone calls/questions, and I know this sounds silly, but Dr. K has kindness in his mannerisms and eyes.
It was clear that this clinic [Austin Fertility & Repro Med] is experts in the fertility field. They are also well-organized and efficient. ... They were prompt, took time to explain things, answered all of our questions, had flexible scheduling. ... Someone always answered my phone calls and was able to answer questions immediatly, or have an answer from the doctor within a few short hours. They take time to discuss everything with you.
How was your experience with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
I had a really bad experience with my first fertility doctor and moving to this clinic was the best decision I made regarding treatment. Someone always answered my phone calls and was able to answer questions immediatly, or have an answer from the doctor within a few short hours. They take time to discuss everything with you. We becamse so close with the staff that when we graduated to our OB/GYN during the pregnancy, they were crying in celebration alongside with us. They honestly care and it shows.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Don't overthink or second guess, go ahead and schedule a consultation.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
As someone who works in sales, my job for 17 years has been reading people and both verbal and non-verbal communication. You are treated so kindly here. The doctor and his staff are available for questions and to explain treatment, quick turn around on phone calls/questions, and I know this sounds silly, but Dr. K has kindness in his mannerisms and eyes.
Describe the protocols Shahryar K. Kavoussi used in your cycles at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
I did two IUI's with Dr. K. I apologize, but do not remember exact protocols. We did injections, clomid, and a trigger shot. My son is now two. I 100% followed the protocol that was given to my husband and I by Dr. K. He is an expert and knows what he is doing.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
AMAZING. I will never forget the day we left the clinic and "graduated" to our regular OB/GYN in my firs trimester. It was a big deal to us. We were emotional due to the journey and so appreciative of the care we'd received that my husband and I were both crying. The staff was doing the same thing by our side. We are so thankful for them.
Describe your experience with Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
It was clear that this clinic is experts in the fertility field. They are also well-organized and efficient. This is important as we were traveling 50 minutes one-way to the clinic while working full-time. They were prompt, took time to explain things, answered all of our questions, had flexible scheduling. I have no negative things to say about them.
10
Doctor
Shahryar K. Kavoussi
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Compassion
Explained risks
10
Clinic
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Austin Westlake
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
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Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2015 - 2016, Unknown Success
9
9
Age 51 - 52
IVF
Unexplained
Other
Lawyer
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. Kavoussi is a very caring doctor who spends a lot of time making his patients feel informed and in control of the process. He is always available for calls, even when the clinic is closed. He genuinely wants his patients to be happy and do well...Dr. Kavoussi is very well informed and seems to work hard to keep up with the literature and the latest studies. He is a caring man and takes a great deal of time to help patients understand the process and make decisions regarding their care...
All of the staff [at Austin Fert Repro Med - W'lake] is personable and caring. They seem well trained and well informed and genuinely to enjoy what they are doing...Do not be afraid to ask questions, even if they seem dumb...
How was your experience with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. Kavoussi is very well informed and seems to work hard to keep up with the literature and the latest studies. He is a caring man and takes a great deal of time to help patients understand the process and make decisions regarding their care.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Do not be afraid to ask questions, even if they seem dumb.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Dr.. Khavoussi is a very caring doctor who spends a lot of time making his patients feel informed and in control of the process. He is always available for calls, even when the clinic is closed. He genuinely wants his patients to be happy and do well.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine. (Assigned nurse: Kate)
All of the staff is personable and caring. They seem well trained and well informed and genuinely to enjoy what they are doing.
What specific things went wrong at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
  • Provided conflicting information
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
In one instance the clinic had decided to change the delivery means for one of the drugs. Later, when they provided instructions for administering the drug, the instructions were for the prior delivery means. We noticed it and the issue was quickly explained and corrected, but in that one minor instance, it did appear that communication within the clinic had broken down. They have been so flawless on everything else that this stuck out for me, even though it was a small and understandable error. It's just a reminder not to get too complacent and assume everyone's treatment follows the same pattern.
9
Doctor
Shahryar K. Kavoussi
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Austin Westlake
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2016, Successful
10
10
Age 32
2 IUI
1 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Endometriosis
PCOS
Poor Egg Quality
Uterine Fibroids
Unexplained
Other
Income $50K - $99K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
He [Dr Shahryar Kavoussi] is wonderful. He prays for us! And when things go wrong he is always there to talk and give hugs...Don't know the name of first protocol but second one worked. Micro dose Lupron got me to retrieval! He was unsure we would make it to the end but stuck with us and we did. Had to freeze all but that's because of a fibroid I have.
He [Dr Shahryar Kavoussi] is wonderful. He prays for us! And when things go wrong he is always there to talk and give hugs...Don't know the name of first protocol but second one worked. Micro dose Lupron got me to retrieval! He was unsure we would make it to the end but stuck with us and we did. Had to freeze all but that's because of a fibroid I have.
How was your experience with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
He is wonderful. He prays for us! And when things go wrong he is always there to talk and give hugs
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Waiting room times are short, staff is amazing, and facility super clean.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
I love going into office. All staff is wonderful and I have always felt welcome.
Describe the protocols Shahryar K. Kavoussi used in your cycles at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
Don't know the name of first protocol but second one worked. Micro dose Lupron got me to retrieval! He was unsure we would make it to the end but stuck with us and we did. Had to freeze all but that's because of a fibroid I have.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine. (Assigned nurse: Kate)
Love her!! I don't think we could have made it through each step without her. Very friendly and available for hugs too!!
10
Doctor
Shahryar K. Kavoussi
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Austin Westlake
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2013 - 2015, Unsuccessful
7
8
Age 27 - 29
3 IVF
Male Factor
European
Income $50K - $99K
Only Doc Seen
Neutral
Neutral
Unsuccessful
We felt that Dr. K [Shahryar Kavoussi] was the right choice after our first meeting. His brother Parvis performed the successful sperm retrieval and referred us. He was kind and took our concerns to heart. I was only 26 when we started the process and had no concerns about my fertility but had to perform IVF because of male factor issues. He made us feel confident that we had a great chance to conceive and he did not foresee any problems and that is was up to God. So when the first cycle failed we felt safe continuing to see him to find success. He did not change our cycle much the 2nd round and it also was unsuccessful. He did change the cycle protocol the 3rd round but it also was unsuccessful.
The clinic [Austin Fertility] was well organized like a well oiled machine. The staff was kind and compassionate. The billing coordinator seemed on the fritz but was able to execute her job.... The billing clerk wasn't always clear on our bill because we did quailify for some discounts with additional cycles. She has to email several times to get things clarified before payment. She seemed a little disorganized.
How was your experience with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
We felt that Dr. K was the right choice after our first meeting. His brother Parvis performed the successful sperm retrieval and referred us. He was kind and took our concerns to heart. I was only 26 when we started the process and had no concerns about my fertility but had to perform IVF because of male factor issues. He made us feel confident that we had a great chance to conceive and he did not foresee any problems and that is was up to God. So when the first cycle failed we felt safe continuing to see him to find success. He did not change our cycle much the 2nd round and it also was unsuccessful. He did change the cycle protocol the 3rd round but it also was unsuccessful. Looking back, I wish he had done some testing to see if there was an underlying issue for our lack of success. We spent $42K for 3 failed cycles.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
If you have concerns, ask many questions and ask for additional testing if you feel it nescessary.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. K was very kind. He took his time in making sure we understood his game plan and answered all of our questions. He was genuinely disappointed when our cycles did not succeed and he personally called us to let us know the results.
Describe the protocols Shahryar K. Kavoussi used in your cycles at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
Cycle 1 - 26 years old with healthy eggs. He chose a conservative route to avoid overstimulation of the ovaries due to my age and overall great fertility. 30 days contraceptive pill 11 days 10 IU Lupron 8 days 5 IU Lupron, 75 IU Menopur, 225 IU Follistim 4 Uterine Ultrasounds 10000 IU Pregnyl HCG shot Egg Retrival for Fresh Transfer (3 eggs, 1 valid embryo at 3 days) Vivelle .1 mg patch and Pregesterone suppositories for 2 weeks 3 day Embryo Transfer (one embryo) Negative Test after 2 weeks Cycle 2 - 27 years old. He felt that the 1st negative cycle was just part of nature and that the protocol was effective for a 2nd cycle. 30 days contraceptive pill 11 days 10 IU Lupron 8 days 5 IU Lupron, 75 IU Menopur, 225 IU Follistim 4 Uterine Ultrasounds 10000 IU Pregnyl HCG shot Egg Retrival for Fresh Transfer Vivelle .1 mg patch and Pregesterone suppositories for 2 weeks 3 day Embryo Transfer (2 embryo) Negative Cycle 3- 28 years old with some finished egg reserve. He increased my stimulant hormones because of the egg reserve. We transferred 3 embryos to increase chances of pregnancy. 30 days contraceptive pill 8 days 75 IU Menopur and 300 IU Bravelle 4 Uterine Ultrasounds 10000 IU Ganerelix HCG shot Egg Retrival for Fresh Transfer Vivelle .1 mg patch and Pregesterone suppositories for 2 weeks 3 day Embryo Transfer (3 embryos) Negative Test after 2 weeks
Describe your experience with your nurse at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine. (Assigned nurse: DeAnna Peterson)
The nurses and coordinator were very helpful, answered all questions and showed much compassion. The billing coordinator was very scatterbrained.
Describe your experience with Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
The clinic was well organized like a well oiled machine. The staff was kind and compassionate. The billing coordinator seemed on the fritz but was able to execute her job.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
Cycle 1 - $3590 Physician Fee, $5350 Lab Fee, $1000 ISCI, $800 Meds Cycle 2 - $1020 Physician Fee, $5975 Lab + ISCI, $1200 Meds Cycle 3 - $1134 Physician Fee, $5980 Lab Fee + ISCI + Assisted Hatching, $3500 Meds
Describe Shahryar K. Kavoussi's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
He gave us statistics for his office on singleton, twins and triplets based on how many embryos transferred. He explained embryo grading. He did not feel it was appropriate in most cases to transfer more than 2 embryos.
What specific things went wrong at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
  • Lost paperwork
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
The billing clerk wasn't always clear on our bill because we did quailify for some discounts with additional cycles. She has to email several times to get things clarified before payment. She seemed a little disorganized.
7
Doctor
Shahryar K. Kavoussi
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
8
Clinic
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Austin Westlake
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2014 - 2015, Successful
10
10
Age 38 - 39
3 IUI
2 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
European
Income $200K - $499K
Engineer
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. K was straightforward and took care of all our concerns. He was both realistic but very compassionate... He's quite conservative and aims for positive outcomes but generally will avoid more extreme procedures.
Kate [my nurse] was extremely responsive, positive and friendly. If you needed a pep talk, Kate was there to give it to you. She was almost like a coach.
How was your experience with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. K was great from all angles. He's quite conservative and aims for positive outcomes but generally will avoid more extreme procedures.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Know that while very compassionate that he is quite conservative in his treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Shahryar K. Kavoussi at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. K was straightforward and took care of all our concerns. He was both realistic but very compassionate.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine. (Assigned nurse: Kate)
Kate was extremely responsive, positive and friendly. If you needed a pep talk, Kate was there to give it to you. She was almost like a coach.
10
Doctor
Shahryar K. Kavoussi
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Austin Westlake
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources