How was your experience with Yelena Dondik at NYU Langone Health?
Dr. Dondik brought a compassionate and listening ear to her expert opinion and guidance. She treated me as a whole human: I felt like I could be open with her about the emotional struggles faced alongside any physical setbacks.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Yelena Dondik at NYU Langone Health?
Come prepared to ask questions! Dr. Dondik will likely offer you a wealth of information, but try to be as informed and proactive as you can about the options available to you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Yelena Dondik at NYU Langone Health?
Dr. Dondik provided a listening ear and welcoming space for me to process a lot of "firsts" in my fertility journey: from unexpected pregnancy, to miscarriage, to multiple subsequent medical interventions, to fertility plan, all the way through to my current pregnancy. She never made me feel like a number or check-box in her to-do list.
Describe the protocols Yelena Dondik used in your cycles at NYU Langone Health and their degree of success.
2 rounds of Letrozole (ovulation induction medication), with one round "piggy backing" on the other following close follicle monitoring, combined with Gonal injectables
1ovulation trigger round (Menopur)
Describe your experience with NYU Langone Health.
My treatment protocol at NYU Langone in Brooklyn was relatively short-lived (~ 6 months all in), but I always felt supported and listened to by the staff. As a first time patient undergoing fertility support, I felt apprehensive initially but gradually found the team to be welcoming, friendly and always available to answer my time-sensitive questions.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Yelena Dondik at NYU Langone Health.
$40 copay for every thrice weekly ultrasound (thankful for insurance but copays do add up!)
All medication covered by insurance once requirements were met with insurer (separate application process I had to undergo)