How was your experience with Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Thorough and personable. She went over explanations with models and she changed course of action as necessary during the iVF cycle. Her bedside manner is soft and explains everything as she is performing. She also explained the chances of I find success under my condition
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
Watch out for costs as she doesn’t work with all insurances and the office requiere you pay upfront ahead of treatments.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
She dedicated time and explained things thoroughly
Describe the protocols Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi used in your cycles at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
I used lots of drugs for my treatment and was wearing tired at the end of the treatment. I also gained weight as a result of the treatment
Describe your experience with Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
It’s a small place and as mentioned they don’t work with all insurances so need to watch out for costs. I paid upfront including embryo transfer and since embryo transfer didn’t occur it took me a while to get the money back from them
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
Sometimes they had me wait a while specially in morning monitoring hours because they have limited space and I needed to rush to work
Describe the costs associated with your care under Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
Costs are not tremendous for NYC standards but they require payment upfront via check and they are tough to give money back if you don’t finalize the whole cycle (eg you do retrieval and insemination but no transfer)
Describe Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
She has a more open approach to embryo transfer but we didn’t get into that since my embryos weren’t transferable
What specific things went wrong at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine?
- Failed to consider drug intolerance
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Offices for Fertility & Reproductive Medicine.
I did gain weight as a result of the drugs because I used quite a few of them and I am disabled so I cannot gain weight. I wish they would have been more thorough with that