How was your experience with Alice Park at Kaiser Permanente SoCal?
She was very knowledgeable on the process of what to expect. There were times I felt she was not so approachable when I wanted her to explain things a little more in detail. Of course she knows all the terminology to infertility. I do.not, it made me hestiant to communicate how I really felt at times. Her weakness is she is not approachable as a infertility doctor should be. She could not explain why I was not getting pregnant after mutiple ultrasounds, and other test pertaining to my fertility.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alice Park at Kaiser Permanente SoCal?
Do not be afraid to ask questions, this is your body and your future baby. Express to the doctor how you feel every step of the way. If you do not fully understand something ask Alice Park to explain it again.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alice Park at Kaiser Permanente SoCal?
She made me feel timid to ask questions. As if she answered it mutiple times a day, but, for me it was all new. I was very nervous to do testing & she did not make it so easy.
Describe the protocols Alice Park used in your cycles at Kaiser Permanente SoCal and their degree of success.
I used clomid 50mg dose for 3 cycles with Dr.Park. I had a test done in my fallopain tubes where dye spilled out each end. The tubes were not blocked. I had mutiple ultrasounds to check for cyst or blockage. These test cams back normal. I was prescribed a higher dose of clomid for another cycle. But I have had two miscarriages since.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Kaiser Permanente SoCal. (Assigned nurse: Rochelle sims )
The nursing staff was always welcoming. They had all my paperwork, labs and medicine ready to go. I enjoyed that the office was always clean and organized.
Describe your experience with Kaiser Permanente SoCal.
The clinic is busy so schedule appointments in advance. Some doctors are friendly then others but do not hesitate to ask questions. Many medications and treatment options become costly fast, especially when insurance does not cover it. Ask the clinic if the know of organizations that give discount on medication.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alice Park at Kaiser Permanente SoCal.
Under my insurance at the time it was free.
Describe Alice Park's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Kaiser Permanente SoCal.
They recommended I have 2 embryos transfers.
What specific things went wrong at Kaiser Permanente SoCal?
- Failed to send your chart to another clinic
- Canceled a cycle due to clinic error
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Kaiser Permanente SoCal.
I needed paperwork to be filled to enter a fertility contest and they did not give me all the information I felt I needed.