Describe your experience with ECU Women's Physicians.
It's not fancy by any stretch of the imagination - if you're looking for plush and fancy, this is not the place for you. It's a regular doctor's office that is run by a university and teaching hospital. They don't do fancy. However, they are prompt and knowledgeable. I've had zero problems working with them.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Clifford Hayslip at ECU Women's Physicians?
Dr. Hayslip has always treated me like a person when I've been with him. Whether it was our first meeting when we were discussing my options or every phone call or email after my disappointing negative tests, he never once rushed me or made me feel like I didn't matter. As a single woman it was important for me to find a doctor who was not only willing to work with me, but do so in a non-judgmental manner and Dr. Hayslip has done so.
Describe your experience with your nurse at ECU Women's Physicians. (Assigned nurse: Kay)
Kay has been awesome to deal with. She calls me back promptly and she knows exactly who I am and what my treatment is. She treats me like a person, which I appreciate.
What specific things went wrong at ECU Women's Physicians?
- Provided conflicting information
How was your experience with Clifford Hayslip at ECU Women's Physicians?
Dr. Hayslip has been wonderful to work with. He's willing to listen to my concerns and address them. Even if I feel like I'm asking a silly question, he never makes me feel that way and always answers me with the utmost of professionalism and care. He's responsive to messages, he's willing to do what it takes to try and make me a mom. After my 3rd failed IUI, I emailed him and said I needed to take a break and he was kind in his response - and supportive. I'm not just someone he's working with - he knows who I am and is willing to work with me.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Clifford Hayslip at ECU Women's Physicians?
Take his advice, but don't be afraid to ask questions and see if there's other ways of doing things. Sometimes we forget to advocate for ourselves, but we need to do so even when we trust our physician. I absolutely trust Dr. Hayslip, and I know that any time I ask a question or feel like I'm bothering him, he'll make sure I know I'm not. He's willing to listen to what I have to say, to the questions I'm asking and he's not upset when I advocate for myself.
Describe the protocols Clifford Hayslip used in your cycles at ECU Women's Physicians and their degree of success.
My ovaries like to hide and have been unable to be found on ultrasound (trans-vaginally or abdominaly), so we realized monitoring would be difficult. He tried Clomid to see if that would help and it didn't. He kept me on the Clomid for another cycle, which also turned out to not work. When I emailed him over Christmas with my concerns about the Clomid (it was making me nuts and my periods were so painful), he answered me back quickly and switched me to Femara. We didn't succeed on that cycle, but he has some ideas for when I'm ready to continue. This includes uping my dose of Femara and trying an abdominal ultrasound (an imaging place was able to find them that way a year ago).
Describe the costs associated with your care under Clifford Hayslip at ECU Women's Physicians.
It was $454 for IUI. That doesn't include sperm or medication - just the procedure.