Sher Fertility Solutions New York

2 doctors work here

Rated 8.9
Strongly recommend: 75%Neutral: 14%Don't recommend: 11%8.9
75% strongly recommend
142 reviews
Operations
8.8
8.8
Operations

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Scheduling
8.9
8.9
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
7.7
7.7
Billing Department

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory billing department.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent billing department.

Nursing Team
8.6
8.6
Nursing Team

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory nursing team.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent nursing team.

Attention to Detail
7.7
7.7
Attention to Detail

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Annual Cycles
1,261
National Avg
635
This Clinic
National Avg
00%
20%
40%
60%
<35
35-37
38-40
41-42
>42

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
Selling medication
Providing backup medication
Providing backup medication

This clinic has 2 offices

New York
425 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016
(646) 792-7476
Purchase (closed)
3020 Westchester Ave
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 696-7476

142 patient reviews

Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018 - 2019, Unknown Success
9
10
Age 42 - 43
2 IUI
Tubal Blockage
Unexplained
European
Latinx
Income $50K - $99K
1st of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. Oehninger has always been open, realistic and communicative with my husband and I. I appreciate his expertise in the field and I trust his recommendations. He has a very gentle approach when performing both IUIs.... assigned doctor may or may not perform treatments on assigned patient... Don’t be afraid to discuss your fertility struggles and journey with him. He is very open-minded and is willing to work with his patients.
Strengths-friendly and knowledgeable staff, availability of nurses after hours, and clinic [Sher Fertility of New York] is open daily Weaknesses-messages on patient portal are not always answered in a timely fashion, assigned doctor may or may not perform treatments on assigned patient... Jane Wong, Cecilia Choe and another nurse that I spoke with after clinic hours all treated me with immense compassion and always communicated with me on the phone, patient portal and via email.
How was your experience with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Oehninger has always been open, realistic and communicative with my husband and I. I appreciate his expertise in the field and I trust his recommendations. He has a very gentle approach when performing both IUIs.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Don’t be afraid to discuss your fertility struggles and journey with him. He is very open-minded and is willing to work with his patients.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
All of the staff were always pleasant and explained all procedures thoroughly.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Jane Wong)
Jane Wong, Cecilia Choe and another nurse that I spoke with after clinic hours all treated me with immense compassion and always communicated with me on the phone, patient portal and via email.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Strengths-friendly and knowledgeable staff, availability of nurses after hours, and clinic is open daily Weaknesses-messages on patient portal are not always answered in a timely fashion, assigned doctor may or may not perform treatments on assigned patient
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
$40-50 copay for each visit (including ultrasounds, HSG and IUI, $200 bloodwork
9
Doctor
Sergio Oehninger
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
LGBTQ
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018 - 2019, Unknown Success
6
7
Age 28 - 29
2 IVF
Donor Sperm
European
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income $100K - $199K
Business Executive
Only Doc Seen
LGBTQ
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
[Dr. Sergio Oehninger] is a doctor that knows the science behind everything and had studied fertility for a long time. He is friendly and approachable but he spends little time with his patients on a one on one basis. Perhaps he is busy or he could also just be awkward at times...Pay attention to your egg retrieval stats early on - he may overlook certain things...He was great and friendly but seemed very busy all the time.
Strengths [at Sher Fertility of New York]: convenient location, friendly and caring staff, attentive doctors. Great online portal. Weaknesses: facility is outdated, communication can be improved. Would be better to have one clinic staff member per patient instead of pooled clinicians...They [nurses] are very sweet, attentive and diligent. Some are better than others but they were all good at their jobs...I used birth control and estrogen to prepare for embryo transfer and then began progesterone as well.
How was your experience with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Sergio is a doctor that knows the science behind everything and had studied fertility for a long time. He is friendly and approachable but he spends little time with his patients on a one on one basis. Perhaps he is busy or he could also just be awkward at times.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Pay attention to your egg retrieval stats early on - he may overlook certain things.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He was great and friendly but seemed very busy all the time.
Describe the protocols Sergio Oehninger used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
I used birth control and estrogen to prepare for embryo transfer and then began progesterone as well.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
They are very sweet, attentive and diligent. Some are better than others but they were all good at their jobs.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Strengths: convenient location, friendly and caring staff, attentive doctors. Great online portal. Weaknesses: facility is outdated, communication can be improved. Would be better to have one clinic staff member per patient instead of pooled clinicians.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Unsure but over $10k
Describe Sergio Oehninger's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
No comments
6
Doctor
Sergio Oehninger
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2018 - 2019, Unsuccessful
10
10
Age 33 - 34
2 IUI
Male Factor
PCOS
Tubal Blockage
South Asian
Income $200K - $499K
Business Executive
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
[Dr. Tortoriello is] Well manared, soft spoken, always available thru email, gave my opinion priority even if he felt different, never pushed any procedure to me, well explained, it was easy to get his appointment, spoke with empathy, ... He was very soft spoken and treated with care ... Letrozol and timed sex (3X) Letrozol and IUI Clomid and IUI
Francis [nurse at Sher Fertility of New York] was always available thru phone and email. She explained my results with care and empathy ... Nice location, clean, spacious, privacy, easily accessible, clean restroom, refreshments available, soothing environment, no screaming or hustle, designated areas for nurses, nice waiting area, things available to read, ...
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Well manared, soft spoken, always available thru email, gave my opinion priority even if he felt different, never pushed any procedure to me, well explained, it was easy to get his appointment, spoke with empathy,
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Stick with one doctor, switching won't help
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He was very soft spoken and treated with care
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Letrozol and timed sex (3X) Letrozol and IUI Clomid and IUI
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Francis)
Francis was always available thru phone and email. She explained my results with care and empathy
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Nice location, clean, spacious, privacy, easily accessible, clean restroom, refreshments available, soothing environment, no screaming or hustle, designated areas for nurses, nice waiting area, things available to read,
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I don't remember, was billed for multiple visits so can't describe
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
N/A
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2017 - 2018, Unsuccessful
9
7
Age 39 - 40
9 IUI
1 IVF
1 Embryo Freezing
European
Income $100K - $199K
2nd of 4 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Neutral
Unsuccessful
I really like Dr Wang. I eventually learned from going to another Dr at another clinic that there were several tests he did not even mention that I wished were done, that i didn't even know about until I saw another Dr. It's possible we would have gotten there eventually, but I feel a little disappointed in how we started off because of that. Feels like lost time, and I didnt feel like i was well informed
Nothing good or bad to mention [at Sher Fertility of New York]. I would not say it impacted my experience either way. Don't be surprised if you have to wait sometimes, but never anything too long. Clinic was always very clean...[Dr. Wang has a ] Very good manner and a great communicator. I really felt like he cared...I eventually learned from going to another Dr at another clinic that there were several tests he did not even mention that I wished were done, that i didn't even know about until I saw another Dr. It's possible we would have gotten there eventually, but I feel a little disappointed in how we started off because of that. Feels like lost time, and I didnt feel like i was well informed
How was your experience with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I really like Dr Wang. I eventually learned from going to another Dr at another clinic that there were several tests he did not even mention that I wished were done, that i didn't even know about until I saw another Dr. It's possible we would have gotten there eventually, but I feel a little disappointed in how we started off because of that. Feels like lost time, and I didnt feel like i was well informed
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
As questions and ask about all possible testing that can be done early on
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Very good manner and a great communicator. I really felt like he cared
Describe the protocols Jeffrey Wang used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Only did 3 rounds of IUI with progesterone support. 1 chemical pregnancy.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Nuetral
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Fine. Nothing good or bad to mention. I would not say it impacted my experience either way. Don't be surprised if you have to wait sometimes, but never anything too long. Clinic was always very clean
9
Doctor
Jeffrey Wang
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2016 - 2017, Successful
10
10
Age 31 - 32
2 IVF
1 Egg Freezing
Donor Eggs
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
European
East Asian
Income $100K - $199K
Business Executive
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
[Dr. Drew Tortoriello was] Extremely patient. Answered all my emails very quickly. Very kind. Understanding. Never makes you feel like a number and remembers the details of your situation. He doesn't push any treatments but always gave options and let me decide...Used estrogen priming for DOR. Used HGH, viagra suppositories, and stims for thin lining...Answered questions with patience, never made me feel crazy or annoying
[Sher Fertility of New York was] Very organized...You need to be on top of your stuff. You get to see your own doctor at every visit. Nice office. Kind staff. They do immune workup also. They dont open early so you cant fo before work...Bushra [nurse] was a bit disorganized but very kind...Nurse wasn't good about ordering refills...Around 25k for ivf...[Dr. Drew Tortoriello was] Extremely patient.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Extremely patient. Answered all my emails very quickly. Very kind. Understanding. Never makes you feel like a number and remembers the details of your situation. He doesn't push any treatments but always gave options and let me decide.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
You need to do your own research and bring those ideas and get his feedback.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Answered questions with patience, never made me feel crazy or annoying
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Used estrogen priming for DOR. Used HGH, viagra suppositories, and stims for thin lining
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: bushra)
Bushra was a bit disorganized but very kind
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Very organized. Very expensive. You need to be on top of your stuff. You get to see your own doctor at every visit. Nice office. Kind staff. They do immune workup also. They dont open early so you cant fo before work
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Around 25k for ivf
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
No
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Nurse wasn't good about ordering refills
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2017, Unsuccessful
7
7
Age 38
1 IUI
3 IVF
Egg Freezing
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
European
Teacher
2nd of 3 Docs
Neutral
Neutral
Unsuccessful
He [Dr. Drew Tortoriello] was very even keel. I had a huge set back and he just sent me an email delivering the news. I was offended by this. He then was rushing me to try again right away and I wasn't ready. I decided it was best to go somewhere else. I also was told I could have later appts. That was not the case when I was cycling...I was on low dose of injections for egg banking...I just was given conflicting information regarding medicine storage.
He [Dr. Drew Tortoriello] was very even keel. I had a huge set back and he just sent me an email delivering the news. I was offended by this. He then was rushing me to try again right away and I wasn't ready. I decided it was best to go somewhere else. I also was told I could have later appts. That was not the case when I was cycling...I was on low dose of injections for egg banking...I just was given conflicting information regarding medicine storage.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He was very even keel. I had a huge set back and he just sent me an email delivering the news. I was offended by this. He then was rushing me to try again right away and I wasn't ready. I decided it was best to go somewhere else. I also was told I could have later appts. That was not the case when I was cycling.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Ask tons of questions
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
You can make an appt. but one time I had to wait for over an hour in the exam room.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
I was on low dose of injections for egg banking.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Bushra)
I never met my nurse. I also got conflicting information regarding my meds. She told me one could be refrigerated and it couldn't.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I liked that you could make and appt. it was very easy to get to via train.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Copays and anesthesia
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Provided conflicting information
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I just was given conflicting information regarding medicine storage.
7
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2015 - 2017, Successful
10
10
Age 31 - 33
5 Fertility Medications
PCOS
Other
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income $50K - $99K
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Dicken is smart, caring, compassionate. She understood the emotional implications that go along with treatment. She was always available and responded quickly to my emails. Can't recommend her more highly!!... At sher, you will not feel like your at a fertility factory but rather a human who she will care for and get to know !
It [Sher Fertility of New York] is a much smaller feel having some of the larger fertility clinics. I always felt well cared for by the front desk staff, nurses and of course Dr. Dicken.... At sher, you will not feel like your at a fertility factory but rather a human who she will care for and get to know !
How was your experience with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Dicken is smart, caring, compassionate. She understood the emotional implications that go along with treatment. She was always available and responded quickly to my emails. Can't recommend her more highly!!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
She is the best! Call her for a consultation! You won't be disappointed. At sher, you will not feel like your at a fertility factory but rather a human who she will care for and get to know !
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Dicken is a warm, smart, caring doctor. She was always available to talk by email and wrote me personally to update me. I never felt like I was being treated at a factory. I felt cared for and important.
Describe the protocols Cary Dicken used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Letrozole, trigger shot & timed intercourse.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
It is a much smaller feel having some of the larger fertility clinics. I always felt well cared for by the front desk staff, nurses and of course Dr. Dicken
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
She luckily accepted my insurance.
10
Doctor
Cary Dicken
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2015 - 2016, Successful
9
9
Age 33 - 34
2 IUI
1 IVF
Latinx
Income $100K - $199K
Teacher
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
She [Dr. Althea O'Shaughnessy] scheduled an appointment just to speak with us and explain what may have happened when we received a negative pregnancy test after our first transfer. She was also very personable...She was very knowledgable and thorough. Also seemed to enjoy her job. My husband and I actually discussed it and felt like she was somewhat like an aunt in nature- providing compassion, yet with direct facts...Genetic testing- because it seemed a standard practice there.
Appointments [at Sher] were somewhat inflexible. The doctor could only provide treatment in morning hours. Afternoons seemed to be reserved for new patients...Genetic testing- because it seemed a standard practice there...Everyone was wonderful at the office. Responsive, caring and attentive...Mostly covered by my insurance. But we had to pay 20% out of pocket. Came to around $3000 per cycle...She [Dr. Althea O'Shaughnessy] was very knowledgable and thorough. Also seemed to enjoy her job.
How was your experience with Althea O'Shaughnessy at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
She was very knowledgable and thorough. Also seemed to enjoy her job. My husband and I actually discussed it and felt like she was somewhat like an aunt in nature- providing compassion, yet with direct facts.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Althea O'Shaughnessy at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
She scheduled an appointment just to speak with us and explain what may have happened when we received a negative pregnancy test after our first transfer. She was also very personable.
Describe the protocols Althea O'Shaughnessy used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Genetic testing- because it seemed a standard practice there. Egg retrieval and embryo transfer.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Yes- cannot recall her name)
Everyone was wonderful at the office. Responsive, caring and attentive
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Appointments were somewhat inflexible. The doctor could only provide treatment in morning hours. Afternoons seemed to be reserved for new patients.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Althea O'Shaughnessy at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Mostly covered by my insurance. But we had to pay 20% out of pocket. Came to around $3000 per cycle.
9
Doctor
Althea O'Shaughnessy
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2016, Successful
10
10
Age 37
1 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
Tubal Blockage
Uterine Fibroids
Black or African-American
Income $100K - $199K
Business Executive
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
It was a personal experience. Dr. Dicken was quick to communicate via email and always explained her decisions - even ones I wasn't happy with. She was open to my suggestions and really made it a team effort...Estrogen priming with high dose Antagonist. I also did intralipid therapy and immune therapy that seemed to help tremendously.
It [Sher Fertility of New York] is a smaller clinic for NYC but felt very personable. I was able to feel comfortable and see my doctor for every monitoring appointment. that was a real plus....She was very helpful at explaining things and putting us at ease. The difference in results was day and night - and that had to do with her having a great bedside manner and listening to my worries and reservations.
How was your experience with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
She was very helpful at explaining things and putting us at ease. The difference in results was day and night - and that had to do with her having a great bedside manner and listening to my worries and reservations.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
To ask questions because they will be answered. It was a partnership.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
It was a personal experience. Dr. Dicken was quick to communicate via email and always explained her decisions - even ones I wasn't happy with. She was open to my suggestions and really made it a team effort.
Describe the protocols Cary Dicken used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Estrogen priming with high dose Antagonist. I also did intralipid therapy and immune therapy that seemed to help tremendously.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: jackie)
they were all quick to email and very good at being supportive and nice.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
It is a smaller clinic for NYC but felt very personable. I was able to feel comfortable and see my doctor for every monitoring appointment. that was a real plus.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
i was completely self pay. I did a two cycle package
10
Doctor
Cary Dicken
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2014, Successful
10
10
Age 40
4 IUI
1 IVF
Unexplained
Latinx
Other
Income $100K - $199K
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
He was always there for me whether it would be through via cell phone text or email. Any questions day or night he was there to answer my call... And every appointment I always saw him. I was never put with another doctor.
The first time we went to do a retrieval I was unable to do it because I ate the morning of. I was extremely distraught the nurses were there to help ease my pain. And every single appointment there always very caring.
How was your experience with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Consult with him we knew right away that he was the doctor that we want to go it was extremely thorough but the same time very warm and kind And every appointment I always saw him. I was never put with another doctor.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
You won't go wrong if you choose him! He will get you pregnant
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He has the best bedside manner ever! He was always there for me whether it would be through via cell phone text or email. Any questions day or night he was there to answer my call. He's always warm and kind we see him and always remember the last conversation you had with him.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The first time we went to do a retrieval I was unable to do it because I ate the morning of. I was extremely distraught the nurses were there to help ease my pain. And every single appointment there always very caring. The day we found out that we were pregnant when we came in all the nurses were so excited for us and hugged us.
10
Doctor
Jeffrey Wang
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2017, Unsuccessful
8
7
Age 38
1 IUI
3 IVF
1 Egg Freezing
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
European
Teacher
2nd of 3 Docs
Neutral
Neutral
Unsuccessful
I thought that he [Dr. Drew Tortoriello] treated my case like no big deal. He said he sees a ton of patients with DOR and recommended banking embryos. He also suggested that I could just do a regular cycle but it seemed like he highly recommended the banking...Very flat affect in general....He used low dose meds bc I have DOR. He recommended banking for 3 cycles and then testing...
Loved that [at Sher - Manhatten] you could make an appt. yet appts. always ran way behind and I was promised later appts and then when I was cycling suddenly there were only morning appts. So I had to miss a ton of work...I never met her [the nurse] and it seemed hard to get direct answers when needed...I thought that he [Dr. Tortoriello] treated my case like no big deal. He said he sees a ton of patients with DOR and recommended banking embryos. He also suggested that I could just do a regular cycle but it seemed like he highly recommended the banking.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I thought that he treated my case like no big deal. He said he sees a ton of patients with DOR and recommended banking embryos. He also suggested that I could just do a regular cycle but it seemed like he highly recommended the banking.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Ask a tons of questions!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Very flat affect in general.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
He used low dose meds bc I have DOR. He recommended banking for 3 cycles and then testing.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Bushra)
I never met her and it seemed hard to get direct answers when needed.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Loved that you could make an appt. yet appts. always ran way behind and I was promised later appts and then when I was cycling suddenly there were only morning appts. So I had to miss a ton of work.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Copays
8
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2014, Successful
10
9
Age 41
3 IUI
IVF
European
East Asian
Income $100K - $199K
4th of 4 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Wang was the kindest, most compassionate doctor I've ever been to. He was realistic without being negative...He was always available by email and would respond quickly even on weekends and during odd hours.
He was always available by email and would respond quickly even on weekends and during odd hours.
How was your experience with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Wang was the kindest, most compassionate doctor I've ever been to. He was realistic without being negative. He actually made me feel as if he appreciated me as a patient and as a person; Dr. Wang almost made going through IVF pleasant!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Don't be afraid to ask questions since Dr. Wang will answer any questions you have and never make you feel bad for asking them.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Jeffrey Wang at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Wang was incredibly kind and his communication skills were excellent. He was always available by email and would respond quickly even on weekends and during odd hours.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Can't think of anything.
10
Doctor
Jeffrey Wang
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Educational Resources
2019, Successful
10
10
Age 37
3 IVF
Endometriosis
Immunological
East Asian
Income $200K - $499K
Nurse or HC Services
3rd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
The doctor [Dr. Drew Tortoriello] was compassionate and reassuring. I remember he was very calm during the procedure and inspired confidence. He made me feel like it was going to work. He doesn't talk a lot but he gives you a great sense that he knows what he is doing...understood my particular situation, took care of the medication management, oversaw the all process until the transfer of the embryo which he did personally and it was just flawless. He just knew the exact spot where to go place the embryo. While other doctors before just pushed the embryo in, I had the feeling that Dr. Tortoriello just knew the best spot for it. I would recommend anybody who is having a hard time getting pregnant to go see Dr. Tortoriello, he might hold the solution to your problems.
[The nurses at Sher Fertility of New York were] Very kind and always ready to help and explain things...We purchased a package that included free transfer until success...The clinic is small but very efficient and clean. The only negative is that they don't have their own lab so you have to wait longer to get the results of your tests. Other than that it is in a very central and convenient location...We just decided to test the embryos for genetic problems and then transfer the best looking one. We didn't want to put too much stress on the body. We also only had 4 embryos and didn't want to lose two in one shot in case it didn't work.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He is simply the best doctor I have experienced during my journey. My husband shares the same feeling. I remember my husband telling me: 'this doctor did it right this time!'. He really did, we got a gorgeous baby boy. I went to Cornell at first, thinking I would find the best doctors there but I was wrong, I had a horrible experience. Dr. Tortoriello understood my particular situation, took care of the medication management, oversaw the all process until the transfer of the embryo which he did personally and it was just flawless. He just knew the exact spot where to go place the embryo. While other doctors before just pushed the embryo in, I had the feeling that Dr. Tortoriello just knew the best spot for it. I would recommend anybody who is having a hard time getting pregnant to go see Dr. Tortoriello, he might hold the solution to your problems.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Follow his instructions to the T, like he like to be called Dr. T, and be confident. Don't worry if he doesn't talk a lot, he knows what he is doing.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
The doctor was compassionate and reassuring. I remember he was very calm during the procedure and inspired confidence. He made me feel like it was going to work. He doesn't talk a lot but he gives you a great sense that he knows what he is doing.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Don't remember, there were so many medicines.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Very kind and always ready to help and explain things.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The clinic is small but very efficient and clean. The only negative is that they don't have their own lab so you have to wait longer to get the results of your tests. Other than that it is in a very central and convenient location.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Don't remember. We purchased a package that included free transfer until success.
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
We just decided to test the embryos for genetic problems and then transfer the best looking one. We didn't want to put too much stress on the body. We also only had 4 embryos and didn't want to lose two in one shot in case it didn't work.
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2017 - 2018, Successful
10
10
Age 32 - 33
3 IVF
Endometriosis
Poor Egg Quality
South Asian
Income $100K - $199K
Engineer
3rd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr T [Tortoriello] always listens to patient suggestion if needed. During my IVF treatment i suggested some tweaks in protocol which he listened. ... Dr T recommendation was always to go with eSET, but i went with multiple transfer but he explained the risk involved beforehand. ... Am forever thankful to Dr T and would recommend to any couple experiencing multiple failure.
Prompt response from the call center representative. Appointments [Sher Fertility of New York] are quick and flexible. Early appointments for working professionals. ... Monitoring appointment are usually quick. When you schedule for an appointment you will approximately being called for the procedure or monitoring around the same time. ... [nurses] Greeted well during each visit. Coordinated well to pass on information on time.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr T always listens to patient suggestion if needed. During my IVF treatment i suggested some tweaks in protocol which he listened. When i came to this doctor it was my 3rd IVF which no positive hopes. But with this treatment i got my first positive test ever resulting in beautiful adorable daughter that i have now. without him it would never be possible for me to experience motherhood. Am forever thankful to Dr T and would recommend to any couple experiencing multiple failure. Dr T will do wonders in your life :)
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Stay focused Dr T will take care and don't lose hope
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr T was so open minded and always cared and listened to me.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Estrogen Priming protocol for Egg retrieval Depot Lupron shot before embryo transfer which was main reason for my success
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
They were so kind and compassionate. Greeted well during each visit. Coordinated well to pass on information on time.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
They have the best doctors in this clinic. Amazing staffs and there is 100% hope for patients going to this clinic to get successful . Prompt response from the call center representative. Appointments are quick and flexible. Early appointments for working professionals. Better results when compared to other clinic. Treatment methodology is very different from other clinic which gives better result
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Monitoring appointment are usually quick. When you schedule for an appointment you will approximately being called for the procedure or monitoring around the same time. If you plan accordingly it will be as quick as grabbing a coffee from starbucks
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
approximately around $15,000
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Dr T recommendation was always to go with eSET, but i went with multiple transfer but he explained the risk involved beforehand.
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

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2018, Unknown Success
9
9
Age 41
5 IUI
3 IVF
East Asian
Income $100K - $199K
Operations
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. [Oehninger] is kind but direct and responds to emails via their secure system quickly...During my consultation with Dr. O he explained what tests he recommended and why, and what the course of action would be...bloodwork including NKa testing, an endometrial biopsy to test for inflammation (endometritis) and the Receptiva test to test for endometriosis. My husband also did a sperm analysis and DNA fragmentation test.
The nursing staff [at Sher Fertility of New York] is great, however my husband complained that getting blood drawn was painful and they collapsed a vein in his arm...A strength of SIRM is they test and treat conditions that the typical clinic may not even test for. I regret not seeing them sooner. Perhaps I could have had a successful transfer of a PGS tested embryo if I was given proper treatment for NK cells.
How was your experience with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I went to Dr. O and SIRM after having 3 retrievals and 5 failed embryo transfers at Cornell. My last two transfers were FET with PGS normal embryos which failed. My RE at Cornell (Samantha Pfeifer) did not believe in testing for Natural Killer Cells, immunological issues or other "out of the box issues" so I sought another opinion. During my consultation with Dr. O he explained what tests he recommended and why, and what the course of action would be. I did a multititude of tests that Cornell did not check for: bloodwork including NKa testing, an endometrial biopsy to test for inflammation (endometritis) and the Receptiva test to test for endometriosis. My husband also did a sperm analysis and DNA fragmentation test. (Cornell also did not recommend the DNA fragmentation test.) All results were normal except I had elevated NKa (25% vs the normal level of 10%). The treatment for this will involve presnidone and possibly intalipid therapy.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. O is kind but direct and responds to emails via their secure system quickly.
Describe the protocols Sergio Oehninger used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
I have not yet begun treatment, only diagnostic testing. Will update this as I advance through treatment.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The nursing staff is great, however my husband complained that getting blood drawn was painful and they collapsed a vein in his arm.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
A strength of SIRM is they test and treat conditions that the typical clinic may not even test for. I regret not seeing them sooner. Perhaps I could have had a successful transfer of a PGS tested embryo if I was given proper treatment for NK cells.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sergio Oehninger at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
$50 to reserve consultation (can be applied to treatment), $50 for sperm analysis, $815 payable directly to Recepitva for endometrial biopsy testing for endometriosis. Other costs were covered by insurance.
9
Doctor
Sergio Oehninger
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2018, Successful
10
10
Age 33
1 IVF
Prefer not to answer
Nurse or HC Services
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Tortoriello. My husband and I will be forever grateful. His attentiveness, caring demeanor, guidance and knowledge made me feel at ease the entire process.... You can tell they [Sher Fertility NY] work very hard to treat all patients with high level of care. Most importantly I’m here holding my 2 month old beautiful baby girl thanks to Dr. Tortoriello! He will be forever in my heart.
You can tell they [Sher Fertility of New York] work very hard to treat all patients with high level of care.... I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Tortoriello and his wonderful staff....His staff are always kind and smiling. His nurse Cecilia is wonderful.... Most importantly I’m here holding my 2 month old beautiful baby girl thanks to Dr. Tortoriello! He will be forever in my heart.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Tortoriello. My husband and I will be forever grateful. His attentiveness, caring demeanor, guidance and knowledge made me feel at ease the entire process.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Tortoriello and his wonderful staff. After having a bad experience at a different clinic-we were referred to Dr Tortoriello by a close family member. All I have to say is My husband and I will be forever grateful to Dr. Tortoriello. His attentiveness, caring demeanor, guidance and knowledge made me feel at ease the entire process. His staff are always kind and smiling. His nurse Cecilia is wonderful. You can tell they work very hard to treat all patients with high level of care. Most importantly I’m here holding my 2 month old beautiful baby girl thanks to Dr. Tortoriello! He will be forever in my heart.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Cecilia chao)
His staff are always kind and smiling. His nurse Cecilia is wonderful. You can tell they work very hard to treat all patients with high level of care.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Tortoriello and his wonderful staff. After having a bad experience at a different clinic-we were referred to Dr Tortoriello by a close family member. All I have to say is My husband and I will be forever grateful to Dr. Tortoriello. His attentiveness, caring demeanor, guidance and knowledge made me feel at ease the entire process. His staff are always kind and smiling. His nurse Cecilia is wonderful. You can tell they work very hard to treat all patients with high level of care. Most importantly I’m here holding my 2 month old beautiful baby girl thanks to Dr. Tortoriello! He will be forever in my heart.
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2016 - 2018, Successful
10
10
Age 39 - 41
3 IUI
9 IVF
6 Egg Freezing
8 Embryo Freezing
PCOS
Other
Prefer not to answer
Income $100K - $199K
4th of 4 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr.T[ortoriello] always listen to me and answered any of my questions. The best thing was that I was able to email him for several questions, and he replied me very quickly. He cheered me up and told me that I did not have to give up having a baby(s). He was always kind and calm which I really liked...I have diagnosed with Asherman syndrome after I lost my identical twin girls. Many Dr had told me that I probably have to do gestation as my uterus was not able to develop any lining. However, Dr.T said to me that I should not give up, and he was right. I was able to get pregnant with the first cycle. After I delivered a healthy baby girl, I started another IVF cycle to have a second baby. I had two IVF cycles to retrieve enough eggs, and I transferred two eggs at a time twice. With the second time, I was able to get pregnant again. Now, I have two beautiful girls with me. I can only thank him. He was very kind and had a passion for helping women like me. Do not give up to have a baby until you see him!!
I am not sure what are their [Sher Fertility of New York's] weaknesses. Their strengths must come from their doctors' passion, and Dr. T[ortoriello] was always his best when he sees his patients. Also, he is searching for new meds to treat his patients, and he is open to accept suggestions from his patients too...The nurses there were excellent. They were very organized and kind. I loved them...only transferred two eggs as max number. Actually, he wanted to transfer only one because he cared about me who lost identical twins before, but I pushed him to transfer two eggs, and he did it for me.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I have diagnosed with Asherman syndrome after I lost my identical twin girls. Many Dr had told me that I probably have to do gestation as my uterus was not able to develop any lining. However, Dr.T said to me that I should not give up, and he was right. I was able to get pregnant with the first cycle. After I delivered a healthy baby girl, I started another IVF cycle to have a second baby. I had two IVF cycles to retrieve enough eggs, and I transferred two eggs at a time twice. With the second time, I was able to get pregnant again. Now, I have two beautiful girls with me. I can only thank him. He was very kind and had a passion for helping women like me. Do not give up to have a baby until you see him!!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Just trust him, and ask him if you have any questions. He will give you answers.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr.T always listen to me and answered any of my questions. The best thing was that I was able to email him for several questions, and he replied me very quickly. He cheered me up and told me that I did not have to give up having a baby(s). He was always kind and calm which I really liked.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The nurses there were excellent. They were very organized and kind. I loved them.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Their lab was high level, so you can trust their techniques to develop your eggs there. I am not sure what are their weaknesses. Their strengths must come from their doctors' passion, and Dr. T was always his best when he sees his patients. Also, he is searching for new meds to treat his patients, and he is open to accept suggestions from his patients too.
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Dr. T only transferred two eggs as max number. Actually, he wanted to transfer only one because he cared about me who lost identical twins before, but I pushed him to transfer two eggs, and he did it for me.
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018, Successful
10
10
Age 35
IUI
2 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Unexplained
European
Income $200K - $499K
Marketer or PR
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
I have low ovarian reserve so Dr. T started me on a low dose birth control fir a longer period of time. ... I found the IVF process can be very intimidating, but Dr. T was the perfect combination of positive and honest. I felt at ease. ... Fir the first time in the process, I felt in confident hands. ... Dr. Tortoriello and his team knew my name every visit, studied my tests comprehensively and created a plan that fit my situation (low ovarian reserve).
Also, the financial process and calendaring of meds, injections and appointments was handled super clearly by Lindsay on Dr.T’s team. ... It is a nice, bright office and very friendly staff. It takes a bit of time to get an appointment but worth it. ... They [nurses] were on top of everything. ... Sher is a smaller clinic than RMA but I liked that because you get more personal attention.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I was at RMA previously, and I chose to leave because they didn’t create a custom plan and I felt like a number. Dr. Tortoriello and his team knew my name every visit, studied my tests comprehensively and created a plan that fit my situation (low ovarian reserve). Also, the financial process and calendaring of meds, injections and appointments was handled super clearly by Lindsay on Dr.T’s team. Fir the first time in the process, I felt in confident hands.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. T is very patient and thoughtful. Ask questions, because he has great info to offer.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I interviewed several doctors before selecting Dr. Tortoriello. Of all the doctors I spoke to, he was the most patient, thoughtful and comforting. I found the IVF process can be very intimidating, but Dr. T was the perfect combination of positive and honest. I felt at ease.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
I have low ovarian reserve so Dr. T started me on a low dose birth control fir a longer period of time. After that, we did menapur and gonal to stimulate the follicals. I was closely monitored throughout to ensure they were growing routinely. When we had 4-5 (I did get 20+ like some women) we did a retrieval. I did 2 rounds to get as many eggs as possible, and ended up with 4, 5 day blastos.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York. (Assigned nurse: Lindsay Cluff)
They were on top of everything.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Sher is a smaller clinic than RMA but I liked that because you get more personal attention. It is a nice, bright office and very friendly staff. It takes a bit of time to get an appointment but worth it.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I had insurance that supported
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
N/a
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Compassion
Explained risks
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

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2017 - 2018, Unsuccessful
10
10
Age 35 - 36
1 IUI
Unexplained
European
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income $200K - $499K
Sales Representative
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
Dr. Dicken is approachable, direct and very up to date on recent developments in fertility technology. I had done a lot of research which she was very open to discussing. She’s also reachable via email and responds within 24 hours normally.... Trustworthy and knowledgeable. I saw her at every appointment. Very communicative and able to be reached directly via email. Only negative I can think of is the appointments are short / can sometimes feel slightly rushed.
This [Sher Fertility of NY] is a boutique clinic that makes you feel confident in your investment, both from a financial and time standpoint. You can book monitoring appointments which is a huge plus for anyone who’s also been treated at a “farm” like NYU or RMA. Only downside is some issues with billing - this department is not as organized as the doctors and nurses and I had some misunderstandings which had to be sorted out. Make sure you’re familiar with your coverage and are billed as such.
How was your experience with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Trustworthy and knowledgeable. I saw her at every appointment. Very communicative and able to be reached directly via email. Only negative I can think of is the appointments are short / can sometimes feel slightly rushed.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
SIRM patients are often those who’ve not seen success elsewhere, so feel free to do research and come armed with what you’re looking for (how aggressive you’d like to move, concerns, etc).
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Dicken is approachable, direct and very up to date on recent developments in fertility technology. I had done a lot of research which she was very open to discussing. She’s also reachable via email and responds within 24 hours normally.
Describe the protocols Cary Dicken used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
Letrezole, Ovidrel, IUI
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Nursing staff was very nice, organized and compassionate. They tended to rotate between doctors so I often saw different staff.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
This is a boutique clinic that makes you feel confident in your investment, both from a financial and time standpoint. You can book monitoring appointments which is a huge plus for anyone who’s also been treated at a “farm” like NYU or RMA. Only downside is some issues with billing - this department is not as organized as the doctors and nurses and I had some misunderstandings which had to be sorted out. Make sure you’re familiar with your coverage and are billed as such.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
$1000-2000 for IUI and medication
Describe Cary Dicken's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
NA
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
  • Failed to call with results
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Billing issues
10
Doctor
Cary Dicken
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2014 - 2016, Unsuccessful
10
10
Age 34 - 36
5 IUI
5 IVF
Egg Freezing
Surrogacy
Endometriosis
Other
European
Income $200K - $499K
6th of 6 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
Dr. T[ortoriello] is the most honest fertility doctor I dealt with. I was a confusing case and he worked his hardest to find a way for me to become pregnant. He did not beat around the bush and was always up front about his thoughts and plans. He has a very dry sense of humor that I loved every time I saw him. He talked me like a peer not a patient. He knew how informed was about situation and never talked down to me. We always had collaborative conversations about my situation...He took time to review my situation and come up with personalized treatment. It was not cookie cutter.
my biggest issues with the office [Sher Fertility of New York] were with the staff. The nurses were not always correct about my medications and doses, but I was very knowledgeable and knew there were mistakes...I don’t think I had any major problems just little hiccups that were frustrating...There were many more strengths than weaknesses...Dr T[ortoriello] always made exceptions for me to come in for monitoring in the afternoons to accommodate my work schedule...He took time to review my situation and come up with personalized treatment. It was not cookie cutter.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. T is the most honest fertility doctor I dealt with. I was a confusing case and he worked his hardest to find a way for me to become pregnant. He did not beat around the bush and was always up front about his thoughts and plans. He has a very dry sense of humor that I loved every time I saw him. He talked me like a peer not a patient. He knew how informed was about situation and never talked down to me. We always had collaborative conversations about my situation.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He’s very honest and has a dry sense of humor that could take some getting used to.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He took time to review my situation and come up with personalized treatment. It was not cookie cutter.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I have not been a patient in the office for 4 years but back then my biggest issues with the office were with the staff. The nurses were not always correct about my medications and doses, but I was very knowledgeable and knew there were mistakes.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
When I was a patient 4 years ago, the only weakness was the lack of compassion from some of the staff. There were many more strengths than weaknesses. I loved that I always saw Dr T. I never saw another doctor for anything.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Dr T always made exceptions for me to come in for monitoring in the afternoons to accommodate my work schedule.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I had insurance
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
  • Provided conflicting information
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I don’t think I had any major problems just little hiccups that were frustrating.
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019 - 2020, Unsuccessful
9
9
Age 47 - 48
1 IUI
1 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
European
Architect
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
Dr Dicken has always been very clear in her explanations and our expectations. She is been very easy to reach via phone or email and answered all of our questions in a very understandable way. She is also been very supportive from an emotional point of view...Thru frequent monitoring she adjusted my medications and stopped treatments if not worth it.
The entire team at [Sher Fertility Solutions New York] was easy to reach via phone or email. All the explanations along the way were very clear and communicated very well...The environment is nice and clean. The front-desk has been friendly and helpful. The wait was minimal and they were always trying to accommodate my schedule. They also took very good precautions during the Covid-19 epidemic.
How was your experience with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr Dicken has always been very clear in her explanations and our expectations. She is been very easy to reach via phone or email and answered all of our questions in a very understandable way. She is also been very supportive from an emotional point of view. She gave us hope but at the same time she is been very "real".
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Ask any questions!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Felt very comfortable with Dr. Dicken. Her explanations were very easy to understand.
Describe the protocols Cary Dicken used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
She managed my treatments very well. Thru frequent monitoring she adjusted my medications and stopped treatments if not worth it.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The entire team at sher was easy to reach via phone or email. All the explanations along the way were very clear and communicated very well.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The environment is nice and clean. The front-desk has been friendly and helpful. The wait was minimal and they were always trying to accommodate my schedule. They also took very good precautions during the Covid-19 epidemic.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
approximately 60K for (3) cycles.
Describe Cary Dicken's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Dr Dicken tried to retrieve as many good eggs as possible.
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Doctor
Cary Dicken
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018 - 2019, Successful
10
10
Age 37 - 38
1 IVF
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Other
European
Latinx
Income $200K - $499K
Business Executive
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
[Dr. Tortoriello] was excellent. He took his time to explain everything to us and was kind and compassionate throughout the entire experience. We felt like we were in good hands and working with someone who understood how difficult our journey had been...bedside manner was one of the things we appreciated most about him. He was understanding and kind throughout the entire process and made us feel like real people with someone in our corner.
[The nurses at Sher Fertility of New York were] Helpful and responsive...professional, friendly. I thought the clinic was great - both my experience with the Dr. T[ortoriello] and the nurses was top notch and I would gladly recommend them to a friend...sometimes it was hard to follow email trails because correspondence would come from multiple nurses...[Dr. Tortoriello] was excellent. He took his time to explain everything to us and was kind and compassionate throughout the entire experience. We felt like we were in good hands and working with someone who understood how difficult our journey had been...bedside manner was one of the things we appreciated most about him. He was understanding and kind throughout the entire process and made us feel like real people with someone in our corner.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr.T was excellent. He took his time to explain everything to us and was kind and compassionate throughout the entire experience. We felt like we were in good hands and working with someone who understood how difficult our journey had been.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
sometimes it was hard to follow email trails because correspondence would come from multiple nurses.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Tortoriello’s bedside manner was one of the things we appreciated most about him. He was understanding and kind throughout the entire process and made us feel like real people with someone in our corner.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Helpful and responsive.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Responsive, professional, friendly. I thought the clinic was great - both my experience with the Dr. T and the nurses was top notch and I would gladly recommend them to a friend..............
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018, Unknown Success
8
8
Age 37
2 Embryo Freezing
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Male Factor
Poor Egg Quality
Black or African-American
Income $200K - $499K
Investment Banker
Only Doc Seen
Neutral
Neutral
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. Dicken is well informed, compassionate and kind. She’s a seasoned professional and practitioner. Still, there were times when she was not as clear as she could have been due to fatigue. It is my impression that the work/life balancing act was at times overwhelming. This at times led to inconsistent statements and instructions...
The offices [at Sher Fertility of New York] are very clean, cozy and welcoming. The staff are very professional and compassionate. All of the different practitioners know their stuff and do their very best to be attentive and supportive...People always greeted us by name and knew the details of our case file...They [nurses] definitely valued teamwork and worked together to provide good patient care.
How was your experience with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. Dicken is well informed, compassionate and kind. She’s a seasoned professional and practitioner. Still, there were times when she was not as clear as she could have been due to fatigue. It is my impression that the work/life balancing act was at times overwhelming. This at times led to inconsistent statements and instructions.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Ask many questions and take copious notes.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
People always greeted us by name and knew the details of our case file.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
They definitely valued teamwork and worked together to provide good patient care.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
The offices are very clean, cozy and welcoming. The staff are very professional and compassionate. All of the different practitioners know their stuff and do their very best to be attentive and supportive.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cary Dicken at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
$5,000 per cycle with insurance.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
  • Provided conflicting information
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
We were not told that we must completely abstain from sexual activity prior to starting a new cycle of retrievals. This nearly compromised one of our cycles.
8
Doctor
Cary Dicken
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
8
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2017 - 2018, Successful
10
10
Age 40 - 41
5 IUI
6 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
European
Income $100K - $199K
3rd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
He [Dr. Tortoiello] is a great person and doctor. He is very compassionate and explains everything so you understand. He had great bedside manners and gives you all options. He tells you his honest opinion and works hard to make your dreams come true.... He took the time out to answer all my questions even by email. He has great bedside manners and easy to talk to about anything.
They [Sher Fertility of NY] are a very organized clinic answering all questions and explaining protocols in a timely manner so you understand everything. They also help accommodate scheduling with work so does the dr. This is important because it’s not easy working and doing fertility treatments... He is a great person and doctor. He is very compassionate and explains everything so you understand. He had great bedside manners and gives you all options.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He is a great person and doctor. He is very compassionate and explains everything so you understand. He had great bedside manners and gives you all options. He tells you his honest opinion and works hard to make your dreams come true. I owe him a lot for helping me and my husband have the family we always dreamed of!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
You are going to love this dr. He is amazing doctor and person always answering your questions and being honest. He also has great bedside manners.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
He took the time out to answer all my questions even by email. He has great bedside manners and easy to talk to about anything.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
They are a very organized clinic answering all questions and explaining protocols in a timely manner so you understand everything. They also help accommodate scheduling with work so does the dr. This is important because it’s not easy working and doing fertility treatments
10
Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Successful
10
10
1 IVF
Prefer not to answer
Income $100K - $199K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. T[ortoriello] was always positive, calm, respectful, and honest...I would recommend anyone struggling to have a baby to Dr. Tortoriello. I was advanced maternal age, had diminished ovarian reserve, and male factor issues. He recommended we try IVF and I became pregnant after the first round...Two embryos were transferred, one was successful...I feel like Dr. T and his staff knew exactly what to do and didn’t waste time with clinic, IUI etc.
I received a few rounds of lipids during the first 8 weeks of my pregnancy at the Sher office. I also gave myself daily Lovenox injections throughout my pregnancy...Two embryos were transferred, one was successful...I feel like Dr. T[ortoriello] and his staff knew exactly what to do and didn’t waste time with clinic, IUI etc. I personally know 3 other women who have had success with them. The only weakness I can think of is that sometime there would be a very long wait at the office so expect to be there a while. I wish Sher had NJ locations.
How was your experience with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
I would recommend anyone struggling to have a baby to Dr. Tortoriello. I was advanced maternal age, had diminished ovarian reserve, and male factor issues. He recommended we try IVF and I became pregnant after the first round. Everyone in the Manhattan office from office staff to nurses were so kind. This is by not means an easy process to endure. I now have beautiful 7 year old boy thanks to Dr. T and his staff at Sher. I am forever grateful and blessed.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York?
Dr. T was always positive, calm, respectful, and honest.
Describe the protocols Drew Tortoriello used in your cycles at Sher Fertility Solutions New York and their degree of success.
I received a few rounds of lipids during the first 8 weeks of my pregnancy at the Sher office. I also gave myself daily Lovenox injections throughout my pregnancy. Placental health is of utmost importance to maintain a healthy pregnancy, especially with a history of miscarriages.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Great!
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I feel like Dr. T and his staff knew exactly what to do and didn’t waste time with clinic, IUI etc. I personally know 3 other women who have had success with them. The only weakness I can think of is that sometime there would be a very long wait at the office so expect to be there a while. I wish Sher had NJ locations.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Drew Tortoriello at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
I don’t remember. It was covered under my insurance plan.
Describe Drew Tortoriello's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility Solutions New York.
Two embryos were transferred, one was successful.
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Doctor
Drew Tortoriello
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility Solutions New York
New York
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources