Describe your experience with IVFMD.
when we began they could only do transfers in the Irving clinic so our embryos were there but I believe they can do that in their new facility in Arlington now as well. the clinic is clean, modern, and equipt with everything needed. I loved having my early sonograms there.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sy Le at IVFMD?
although Dr. Le has many patients, he always knew my husband and I, our details, and from the very beginning he told us he predicted 3 children for us. I was very selfish and said I would be beyond grateful for 1, but since he was asking, I wanted 4. Dr. Le was right, we have 3 beautiful healthy children. He always took the time to answer all of my questions and always drew charts and diagrams which helped me because I am a very visual learner. Dr. Le is an amazing doctor and holds a very special place in my heart.
Describe your experience with your nurse at IVFMD. (Assigned nurse: Gaby)
kind, knowledgeable, patient, and became a friend.
How was your experience with Sy Le at IVFMD?
Dr Le is very open, patient, kind, caring and compassionate. I feel that he is dedicated to helping families achieve their dreams of children. He takes such care in everything he does. I will never forget him during our 2 frozen embryos transfers, he took every step to protect our embryos and make sure his placement was perfect. He did practice transfers with me each time so he knew exactly how to navigate my body and where to place our embryos before the actual transfer. He does not do anything carelessly, wrecklessly or without purpose. I never felt rushed with Dr. Le. and I wholeheartedly trust his opinion, knowledge, skill, and intent. He is a believer of God and gives Him credit above himself. Dr Le also has a great sense of humor, calming bedside nature and all around good personality. His protocols are perfected, he knows what he is doing. He strives to achieve a healthy single pregnancy and out of 3 transfers, we have 3 healthy, perfect, beautiful babies. Without Dr. Le I do not believe this would have been medically possible for my husband and I. God has blessed Dr. Le, he is a fertility genius.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sy Le at IVFMD?
trust him, he knows what he is doing.
Describe the protocols Sy Le used in your cycles at IVFMD and their degree of success.
our only option was IVF with ICSI. I did a drug protocol in 2010 that I can't remember everything to list it here, it was so much medication, oral, vaginal, injections, patches, all of it (Lupron, progesterone, etc.). when it was finally time for my egg retrieval, I had 23 eggs. They also had to retrieve sperm from my husband and they got 3 vials. They were able to inciminate 14 eggs, after 5 days we had 6 embryos. We transferred 2 and froze 4, in sets of 2's. 2 years after our first baby (healthy girl) I went back to Dr. Le, got on a drug protocol that began with birth control to gain control of my cycle, then went to oral, vaginal & patch hormones (progesterone, Vivel and a few others). Dr. Le completed our transfer of 2 frozen/thawed embryos and I got pregnant with 1 baby. 2 years after I had my second baby (healthy boy) I went back to Dr. Le and repeated that entire protocol using our last 2 frozen embryos and had our last baby a healthy boy. if we had more embryos I would continue the process!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sy Le at IVFMD.
we spent around $20k on IVF with ICSI, including 3 embryo transfers resulting in my 3 children.
Describe Sy Le's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at IVFMD.
Dr Le told my husband and me that he would not transfer more than 2 embryos because it's not responsible and lowers your chances for a healthy pregnancy due to higher chance of multiples resulting in higher risk pregnancies. He let it completely be our choice to do 1 or 2 embryos.