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Genetic counseling is not offered: Not OfferedAcupuncture is not offered: Not OfferedMental health counseling is not offered: Not OfferedNutrition counseling is not offered: Not OfferedAdministration of shots: OfferedCoordinating at-home nursing is not offered: Not OfferedSelling medication is not offered: Not OfferedProviding backup medication is not offered: Not Offered
Baltimore - Franklin Sq
9000 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD 21237
(443) 777-7831
Baltimore - Hanover St
3001 S Hanover St
Baltimore, MD 21225
(443) 777-7831
Baltimore - Loch Raven
5601 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 554-2683
Baltimore - Univ Pkwy
201 E University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 554-2683
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On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend MedStar Health to a friend?
Neutral: 1Don't recommend: 16.5
2 assessments
  • 0% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 50% Neutral (7-8)
  • 50% Don't recommend (0-6)
Operations
Poorly operated
Operated well
Scheduling
Difficult scheduling
Easy scheduling
Billing Department
Incompetent billing dept.
Competent billing dept.
Nursing Team
Poor nursing team
Excellent nursing team
Attention to Detail
Low attention to detail
High attention to detail
2013 CDC Success Rates
Live births per fresh IVF cycle by age range
10%
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<35
35-37
38-40
41-42
43-44
This Clinic
National Average
Annual Cycles for this Clinic
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Annual Cycles National Avg.
344
4.3
Average Doctor Score
2 doctors
2 assessments
5
Age
36 - 39
Treated
2013 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
7 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
5
Currently, part of a fairly large and very busy gyn practice [Medstar Union Memorial]. Consider carefully if you need a 7 day a week practice and if you are likely to need anything more advanced than Clomid + IUI. [Cost of Treatment] Very reasonable. About $700 for an IUI cycle plus medications....When trying to conceive a second time, he [Dr. Berger] was with a bigger practice, not specializing in fertility, and I felt he did not do the testing I needed and was not especially attentive.
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Age
36 - 39
Treated
2013 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Professor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 3 Docs
Treatment
7 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
5
Describe your experience with MedStar Health.
Currently, part of a fairly large and very busy gyn practice.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
He was generally friendly, a bit of a god-complex maybe. The quality of care was MUCH higher when he had his own fertility practice. I got pregnant first try. When trying to conceive a second time, he was with a bigger practice, not specializing in fertility, and I felt he did not do the testing I needed and was not especially attentive. Also---No weekend hours!!!
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Excellent at his first practice, pretty shoddy at his second practice.
How was your experience with Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
I would recommend him at his current practice for a women in her early 30s w/o any fertility problems who wanted an inexpensive doctor to perform pretty routine IUI (single or lesbian woman). Otherwise, I would say that his current practice doesn't measure up to other, more expensive places. He was really ideal when he had his own fertility practice.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
Consider carefully if you need a 7 day a week practice and if you are likely to need anything more advanced than Clomid + IUI.
Describe the protocols Nathan Berger used in your cycles at MedStar Health and their degree of success.
All were Clomid cycles, can't remember exact doses.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Nathan Berger at MedStar Health.
Very reasonable. About $700 for an IUI cycle plus medications.
7
Doctor
Nathan Berger
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
MedStar Health
Baltimore - Univ Pkwy
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
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Educational Resources
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8
Age
42 - 43
Treated
2011 - 2012
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IUI, 3 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Poor Egg Quality
8
It cost about $16,000 to use donor eggs [at MedStar Health]...I think a more clear eXplanation of cost and what exactly is covered through insurance and what needs to be paid out of pocket. This was confusing for us...He was usually late on my appointments but always worth the wait. He [Dr. Nathan Berger] also has a great sense of humor to help in delicate situations. He really helped us to understand how donor eggs could work for us
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Age
42 - 43
Treated
2011 - 2012
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IUI, 3 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Poor Egg Quality
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Describe your experience with MedStar Health.
I think a more clear eXplanation of cost and what exactly is covered through insurance and what needs to be paid out of pocket. This was confusing for us.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
He listened. He was also very honest without being cruel. He never gave up on us even when things were very dismal.
How was your experience with Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
He was usually late on my appointments but always worth the wait. He also has a great sense of humor to help in delicate situations. He really helped us to understand how donor eggs could work for us. However he was willing to try as many retrievals as I was willing to do with my own eggs. He explained that donor eggs would be a better and more successful route for us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Nathan Berger at MedStar Health?
Be patient with him on being late. He also gives you the same amount of time. Not rushed appointments.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Nathan Berger at MedStar Health.
It cost about $16,000 to use donor eggs. Once we end that route insurance did not cover anything.
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Doctor
Nathan Berger
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
MedStar Health
Baltimore - Univ Pkwy
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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