How was your experience with Ashim Kumar at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California?
I had no idea how to go about the idea of getting pregnant with my then, female partner. We were referred by Kaiser, and the moment we sat down w/ Dr. Kumar, he was able to answer all of our questions with full detail.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Ashim Kumar at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California?
Before insemination, he's open in letting you know the sperm count and if you should do a second insemination w/ a more potent specimen
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Ashim Kumar at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California?
He explained everything thoroughly, followed through when I was on medication, answered all my questions
Describe the protocols Ashim Kumar used in your cycles at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California and their degree of success.
At first just Clomid was used, didn't get pregnant the first cycle. 2nd time, Dr. decided to use a more aggressive method in which I was on injections to help me ovulate, and it was successful.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I don't really remember them, but they were very caring and attentive.
Describe your experience with Fertility & Surgical Associates of California.
The clinic was very clean, friendly staff, and organized. They treated my partner and I very nicely considered we were the same sex. At first thought the paperwork I had to fill out was a bit much, but they honestly just needed to know every detail about my health and past.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Ashim Kumar at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California.
Kaiser pretty much covered most of it except medications. I'd say my partner and I spent about $1400 each try, and that included meds and sperm vials.
What specific things went wrong at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California?
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Fertility & Surgical Associates of California.
The only thing that happened was I called about 8 years later after my daughter was born to request information on some lab results, but they told me they get rid of records after a certain time passed, so I was unable to get that information.