Christopher Williams

Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia

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Doctor, Nurse available by emailNurse available by direct lineNot available by cell phone
Medical SchoolU. of Virginia
ResidencyCarolinas Med Ctr
FellowshipU. of North Carolina
Charlottesville
595 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
866-540-5190
Winchester
1820 West Plaza Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
1-540-662-6092
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Christopher Williams to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 92%Neutral: 8%9.7
13 assessments
  • 92% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 8% Neutral (7-8)
  • 0% Don't recommend (0-6)
Humanity
Treated like a number
Treated like a human
Communication
Poor communication
Excellent communication
Frequency Seen
Rarely saw at appts.
Always saw at appts.
Responsiveness
Poor response time
Excellent response time
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 82%Neutral: 10%Don't recommend: 9%9.3
34 assessments
  • 82% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 10% Neutral (7-8)
  • 9% Don't recommend (0-6)
13 assessments
10
Age
30 - 32
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
Dr. Williams always remembers who I am and what I am struggling with. Even if that means reading a paper before I come in, it makes a difference. He also meets us at our level. I am a nurse and he talks to me like a medical professional including current evidence based research on infertility. But he also breaks it down so my non-medical professional husband can understand.... We had diagnostic testing first. Then exploratory lap for endo. Found mild case of endo and adjusted the game plan.
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Age
30 - 32
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams is incredibly knowledgeable about this field. He makes you feel at ease at such a difficult time in life. He doesn’t rush you out of the office if you have questions. I trust his judgement and truly believe that he wants us to make a successful pregnancy as much as we do.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Book him now.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams always remembers who I am and what I am struggling with. Even if that means reading a paper before I come in, it makes a difference. He also meets us at our level. I am a nurse and he talks to me like a medical professional including current evidence based research on infertility. But he also breaks it down so my non-medical professional husband can understand.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
We had diagnostic testing first. Then exploratory lap for endo. Found mild case of endo and adjusted the game plan. Husband also has low morphology. He was seen by urologist and nothing was wrong. Can’t figure out what is causing the low Morph except possible environmental exposure during a deployment. We tried one round of clomid with my body responding fine but no baby. Then 5 more rounds of IUI with no luck. They would have stopped after 4 but I needed to prove six attempts before insurance would pay for ivf. Egg retrieval went well with no complications. However the transfer was disappointing. We did FET due to choosing PGS. My body didn’t respond to the hormones and my uterine lining didn’t grow. I didn’t feel I was fully educated that this was a possibility and came a large disappointment. We went ahead with a transfer with some education on reduction of success due to thin lining. We met with dr Williams again after the failed cycle. He was very kind and shared of disappointment. However he did not dwell on it and shared the plan for next cycle and sounded very hopeful for us, which we desperately needed at that time. We are trying long term Lupron to suppress my endo (even tho it’s a mild case) and attempting another transfer after the first of the year. Fingers crossed as our insurance coverage won’t cover much more after the next transfer.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
As a fellow nurse, I can assure you that these ladies are top notch. The office is so busy and they keep things running and sane. They are very skilled at blood draws and are so compassionate. They have given me hugs and tissues more than once. I trust them all with so many aspects of my healthcare.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Strengths: always answer and return calls. Weakness: not everyone who answers is sympathetic to women facing infertility. In terms of finances and overall stress. The insurance coordinator is usually rude. We have two different insurances and the one never seems to get billed. It’s difficult to get clear answers on exactly what I’m paying for with each visit.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
As mentioned before, we could never get a straight answer on what we paying for specifically. We have spent almost 17 grand out of pocket including PGS and one transfer. We also have insurance that will cover 15 grand in infertility coverage one time. Tricare covers sporadic things and the office is never able to tell us what they are covering.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Given our age, dr Williams has always encourage single transfer.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to convey critical information
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
Dr. Williams is warm and friendly, listened to our concerns and came up with a plan we were comfortable. He told us there was no reason to jump into the most expensive and invasive option, but would have allowed it if we wanted to go that route right away. He really cares about his patients.... We are unexplained and 35 years old. Dr. Williams has had us do 3 cycles of TI with letrozole 5mg and 1 IUI with letrozole 5mg but we have not yet been successful. I responded well to the medication, but as with unexplained, we have no idea why it didn't work.
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Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams is warm and friendly, listened to our concerns and came up with a plan we were comfortable. He told us there was no reason to jump into the most expensive and invasive option, but would have allowed it if we wanted to go that route right away. He really cares about his patients.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Hurry and make your appointment!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams and his staff are top notch. They are all very warm and caring, and I really believe that their goal is the same as mine...to take home a live baby at the end of all this! I haven't been successful yet, but am confident in Dr. Williams.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
We are unexplained and 35 years old. Dr. Williams has had us do 3 cycles of TI with letrozole 5mg and 1 IUI with letrozole 5mg but we have not yet been successful. I responded well to the medication, but as with unexplained, we have no idea why it didn't work. We started out with the cheapest, least invasive option. Lots of other clinics want to put you right to IUI or IVF, but medications do work for a lot of people-Dr. Williams isnt out to just spend your money, like some bigger clinics are!
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Very friendly and helpful, I call a lot and ask a ton of questions and the staff is always so prompt at returning calls.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
This clinic is great. Clean, easy to find, ample parking. I drive several hours to get to this location when there are several other clinics in my area...that should tell you something about Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center! :)
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Costs are substantially less than the well known fertility clinics in my area. Specifically about a fifth of the price for IUI and half the cost for IVF than another clinic I went to in the DC metro area, where I also went for a consultation and was not impressed with how I was treated at all.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
No opinion on this at this time.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Tubal Blockage
10
Dr Williams greets me in waiting room to come to room himself always smiles shakes hands. Very informative.... Very straight forward, have multiple options and reasons, bought in specialist for my husbands needs so he wouldn’t have to go to creepy hospital.... When Dr Williams couldn’t see me he highly recommended others from office. Didn’t beat around the bush and let us attempt other procedures that wouldn’t Benefit. Great friendly attitude. I looks forward to each visit
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Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Tubal Blockage
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Always greets at waiting room, hand shakes, lives my husbands sense of humor, brought babysitting children a few times and dr Williams shared a moment with them. Very straight forward, have multiple options and reasons, bought in specialist for my husbands needs so he wouldn’t have to go to creepy hospital. Always smiles and walks to the door. When Dr Williams couldn’t see me he highly recommended others from office. Didn’t beat around the bush and let us attempt other procedures that wouldn’t Benefit. Great friendly attitude. I looks forward to each visit
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Go in with an open mind and listen fully as he explains
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Reception always friendly and helpful in person and on the phone, nurses as well, greet me by name each time. Dr Williams greets me in waiting room to come to room himself always smiles shakes hands. Very informative.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
Repeat HSG, explained that it wouldn’t be painful as before with other dr, same result blocked tube, prescribed 50 mg clomid for 5 days, 25 mg clomid for my husband with low sperm count. Attempted 1 IUI with HCG trigger. Ovulation, 1.9 million sperm Negative test. Dr Williams decided then with the low count of my husband that IVF would be worth a try
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Nursing staff always present, reassurance during procedures. Prompt call back after leaving messages, very informative.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
All strengths, one hour from home a big plus, easy to locate. Every staff member very friendly and helpful. All reproductive needs can be met in the same building, urologist for the male partner, lab, sensual collection rooms.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
For the year at this point, $2800. That includes labs. Meds ultrasounds, IUI, and HSG. All dr visits
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Haven’t gotten to that point yet
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
34 - 36
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
He [Dr. Williams] spoke to me in a manner that I could easily understand. He did not speak over my head. He was also approachable and seemed willing to answer my questions. He came down and let us in the building which shocked me when the weekend system failed. I would have expected him to send the nurse. That really impressed me....We went with conservative measures since everything test wise is good
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Age
34 - 36
Treated
2016 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He spoke to me in a manner that I could easily understand. He did not speak over my head. He was also approachable and seemed willing to answer my questions. He came down and let us in the building which shocked me when the weekend system failed. I would have expected him to send the nurse. That really impressed me.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Do your research but trust in what he says, it's served me well.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
The staff and doctors are all friendly. They take the time to make sure I understand what the plan is and why.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
We did a few cycles of timed intercourse with clomid, no pregnancies. We tried IUI's with clomid, femara, and gonal F (not the same cycle) with no pregnancies as well. We took breaks in between cycles due to our jobs. We went with conservative measures since everything test wise is good. I have good reserves for someone my age.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia. (Assigned nurse: Stephanie)
The entire staff there is great. I interact with Stephanie a great deal since she is the IVF nurse coordinator. She's very friendly and quick to answer any questions I ask. The other nurses are also easy to talk to and treat me like a human. It is very important not to feel like a number. They can even joke a little with me which is important.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
The clinic works with me to get my appointments scheduled so that I can minimize my time off. They have weekend hours as well for when ovulation occurs then. That's nice. It's also conveniently located so the trip, which is almost two hours, is rarely wasted on just a doctor visit. That makes the entire situation a tad less stressful. They are prompt and accurate in their billing as well, two critical things.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
It varied based on what was done. Our insurance doesn't cover IVF/Infertility. The offices do work with me and bill what insurance covers and I out of pocket the rest.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
We are still early in this process. From what I have gathered, he uses clinical evidence and the patients history to decide what is best.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Tubal Blockage
8
Dr. Williams is a very kind doctor. He checks in after hours to see how things are going or to make sure you understand exactly what is going on....The first time I was with dr. Bateman. We did clomid days 5-9 and IUI. I ovulated but no pregnancy. Then we opted to do a laparoscopy because I had questionable fallopian tubes.... Dr. Williams is very compassionate and explains everything in a way that's easy to understand. He truly cares about his patients.
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Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Tubal Blockage
8
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams worked very hard to try to get us pregnant. Unfortunately it did not work out for us. He did go above and beyond to try to make it happen. Dr. Williams is very compassionate and explains everything in a way that's easy to understand. He truly cares about his patients.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
You won't get to see him every time which is unfortunate because he is the best.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams is a very kind doctor. He checks in after hours to see how things are going or to make sure you understand exactly what is going on.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
The first time I was with dr. Bateman. We did clomid days 5-9 and IUI. I ovulated but no pregnancy. Then we opted to do a laparoscopy because I had questionable fallopian tubes. I had one tube removed due to ectopic pregnancy which was conceived naturally. The next time we did letrozole and monitoring. I only produced one egg and it was on the side with no tube so we canceled. The next time we did gonal f and letrozole and I produced no follicles. We did ivf with the lupron flare protocol. I had only one egg. It didn't fertilize right away so the did rescue ICSI, but the embryo stopped growing on day 5. We did not transfer. The next time we did 150 iu of gonal f for several days along with cetrotide and letrozole. I had 2 follicles but only one egg retrieved. It fertilized and we transferred on day 3. It did not stick. Now we are changing clinics and doing donor egg.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Stephanie is amazing. She is great. Ashley is also really sweet. The other nurses are great too, but these are the ones I met with most.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
We had to meet with all 3 different doctors and that resulted in a lot of confusion for us. They all had different opinions on our outcome and different recommendations on what we should try. This led to a lot of unnecessary strain and stress. We did tell them our complaints and they attempted to straighten things out but it was still terrible to get such different opinions.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
They initially told us the iui would be $300 but it was closer to $500. Apparently they don't tell you all the hidden costs involved. We spent $15,000 on a two ivf cycle package plus about $4500 in medications.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
No comments...only one egg retrieved each time.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
  • Lost appointments
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
  • Scheduled the wrong procedure
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
6
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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9
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
9 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
9
Dr. Williams was kind, authentic, and strategic. He was creative in problem solving around any setback and was a relentless advocate for me as a patient. He would regularly contact me himself (rather than a nurse) when I had questions or concerns, and clearly demonstrated himself to be fully invested in our family...He is thoughtful and relentless...After 4 unsuccessful cycles with HCG triggers, we attempted IVF unsuccessfully. We then moved to injectables with IUI and we’re successful after several attempts.
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Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Professor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 4 Docs
Treatment
9 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
9
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams was kind, authentic, and strategic. He was creative in problem solving around any setback and was a relentless advocate for me as a patient. He would regularly contact me himself (rather than a nurse) when I had questions or concerns, and clearly demonstrated himself to be fully invested in our family.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Let him be creative. There are often many ways to treat a condition and/or navigate a challenge. He is thoughtful and relentless- just watch him do his thing, and trust as much as you can.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He regularly asked us about what was going on in our lives, remembered small details, etc. He once showed me that he has ever single photo sent to him of every baby he helped parents to conceive. I will never forget that.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
After 6 months of clomid with my OB I was immediately switched to letrozol and told to do IUI do to the male factor infertility that was diagnosed at our first appointment. I also had a few other tests. After 4 unsuccessful cycles with HCG triggers, we attempted IVF unsuccessfully. We then moved to injectables with IUI and we’re successful after several attempts.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We were treated like family. They were gentle, compassionate, and kind. They read the room- we’re willing to joke and be chatty when it was right, and could also be just a calm presence when it wasn’t. They were invested and always advocates for us.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
This place is a well oiled machine. Somehow they are able to be timely and efficient while still treating everyone thoughtfully and as an individual. Their communication is top-notch and they really work with your financial needs. Beautiful offices, kind people, effective treatments.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
They are very up front about costs and will work within what is manageable for you. I had some insurance coverage, so I don’t remember my specific costs.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Dr. Williams regularly said “our goal is to get you ONE healthy baby.” He is cautious about multiples in terms of embryo transfers and even IUI cycles with multiple follicles, which I appreciated.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
29 - 38
Treated
2008 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
He [Dr. Williams] was very thoughtful and caring. He responds quickly by email and by phone. He took over an hour to speak to my husband and I by phone so that we would not have to return to the clinic for another appointment. He seems to genuinely care about us and wants what is best, but is open and honest about our chances...He made this process so much easier for us by being available whenever we had questions. He never seemed rushed to move on to another appointment and always made us feel like we had his undivided attention.
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Age
29 - 38
Treated
2008 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He made this process so much easier for us by being available whenever we had questions. He never seemed rushed to move on to another appointment and always made us feel like we had his undivided attention.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Be open and communicate all of your questions/fears, etc. He will be open and honest with you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He was very thoughtful and caring. He responds quickly by email and by phone. He took over an hour to speak to my husband and I by phone so that we would not have to return to the clinic for another appointment. He seems to genuinely care about us and wants what is best, but is open and honest about our chances.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
I am in the process of getting ready for an IVF treatment now, but we will be doing a frozen embryo transfer. In the past he helped with IUI treatments both with Clomid and injections.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia. (Assigned nurse: Stephanie)
So far our treatment plan has been done through email/phone communication and our nurse has been very quick to respond thoughtfully to all questions and try to accommodate our needs.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Everyone is extremely friendly, helpful and quick to answer questions. They are like family! You know you've made some friends when you call the receptionist and they know your backstory and your name without even asking it. I feel safe and comforted by this clinic.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Our current cycle will be $12,000 with ICSI included. However that does not include medications or my husband's TESE procedure or genetic testing.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
We have not gotten to this part of treatment yet.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
32 - 36
Treated
2009 - 2013
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF, Egg Freezing, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Uterine Fibroids, Immunological, Unexplained
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He went above and beyond when I was desperate and wanted to try crazy things. We went above and beyond helping talk me through decisions.
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Age
32 - 36
Treated
2009 - 2013
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF, Egg Freezing, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Uterine Fibroids, Immunological, Unexplained
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How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
I had no negative experiences at all with Dr. Williams. He was knowledgeable, kind, caring and competent. He went above and beyond with helping me decide things. Most doctors would have given you the facts and then said it's up to you, but he talked the whole situation through with me on more than a medical level. He also joined me in our state's capitol to help fight negative IVF legislation, so I was thrilled to see him outside of the clinic. He was extremely compassionate towards our situation and when we miscarried.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Nothing, really. You are in good hands.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
I loved Dr. Williams. I saw him for many years, so we developed a relationship along the way. My husband and I felt that he truly cared for us. He went above and beyond when I was desperate and wanted to try crazy things. We went above and beyond helping talk me through decisions. He even showed up at our state capitol building to speak out against personhood. It was great to have him there fighting with me outside of the clinic. I always felt that he treated me as an individual and was very sympathetic through our many losses.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
He tailored it to me each time. I was always successful in producing many eggs, and subsequently many high quality embryos.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia. (Assigned nurse: Bonnie)
Overall, they did a good job, but there were a few snafus from time to time that don't seem like a big deal now, but were very upsetting to me at the time.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
  • Failed to call with results
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
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Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
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He [Dr. Williams] was very warm and took the time to answer all of questions. He also explained treatments and next further steps. He came highly recommended from a friend and they also regarded him very highly. We had multiple visits and are still undergoing treatment.... After trying for over a year we went to Dr. Williams with unexplained infertility. We did 4 months of 5 mg letrozol. One was an IUI. Nothing has worked so far and are still going back for more treatment.
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Age
35
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
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How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He was very warm and took the time to answer all of questions. He also explained treatments and next further steps. He came highly recommended from a friend and they also regarded him very highly. We had multiple visits and are still undergoing treatment.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Make an appointment - hes a good doctor.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He was nice.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
After trying for over a year we went to Dr. Williams with unexplained infertility. We did 4 months of 5 mg letrozol. One was an IUI. Nothing has worked so far and are still going back for more treatment.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
They are nice and competent and were really patient with my wife who is a big ninny when it comes to getting her blood drawn.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
They are open 363 days a year for cycling patients. Huge perk being open all the time. Located in Charlottesville - kind of far from us but we make it work to the best of our ability. We like it enough to drive two hours one way per visit so that should speak volumes.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
IUI is $500. Much cheaper than the clinics in NoVA... we are probably 5X more expensive.
Describe Christopher Williams's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
He didn't talk to us about it.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage
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Dr Williams discovered a few discrepancies from my treatment with previous doctors and suggested medication to boost my progesterone levels, which I never had previously been notified I had low progesterone.... I’m very happy being a patient of Dr Williams. I believe he is extremely knowledgeable and can truly help my husband and I to conceive. He makes me feel comfortable and at ease about the treatment plan.
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Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Business Executive
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS, Tubal Blockage
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How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
I’m very happy being a patient of Dr Williams. I believe he is extremely knowledgeable and can truly help my husband and I to conceive. He makes me feel comfortable and at ease about the treatment plan.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Just listen to what he advises you to do.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He is very knowledgeable and takes time to explain everything and ensures you understand prior to proceeding.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
Dr Williams discovered a few discrepancies from my treatment with previous doctors and suggested medication to boost my progesterone levels, which I never had previously been notified I had low progesterone.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Everyone in the office is kind and helpful and very supportive. They answer all of my questions. They call you back if you call them.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
I have no real complaints. I like this clinic a lot. The only complaint which is a minor one is you must specify that you want to be seen in the Winchester office otherwise they schedule you for the Charlottesville office.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
My insurance is good about covering most testing but not treatment costs
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
40 - 41
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Uterine Fibroids
10
Dr. Williams always speaks plainly, gently and used his own experiences to show empathy. I feel like our best interest is what he wants as well....Kind, compassionate, good listener. I have no complaints. I had 3 very intrusive fibroids removed and Dr. Williams did the surgery. He was very clear with expectations for after surgery as well as possible complications....intent to call him in a couple months to update him and discuss medication use.
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Age
40 - 41
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Uterine Fibroids
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How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
I feel I have done that with previous answers. Kind, compassionate, good listener. I have no complaints. I had 3 very intrusive fibroids removed and Dr. Williams did the surgery. He was very clear with expectations for after surgery as well as possible complications.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
No advice. He's wonderful.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams always speaks plainly, gently and used his own experiences to show empathy. I feel like our best interest is what he wants as well.
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
Had a lot of blood tests to rule out genetic issues,etc. After ultrasounds showing fibroids and the pain they presented it was decided to have them removed in the hopes of making conception faster and keeping a pregnancy. With the intent to call him in a couple months to update him and discuss medication use.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Everyone was very kind, courteous and professional.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
I have no complaints. They are wonderful and respectful of feelings and personal information. I like that I see the same Dr. every time. I have anxiety with Dr.'s and being able to have the same one each time helps me cope a lot better.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Can't remember
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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9
Age
26 - 27
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
9
He is very kind a caring. He fully explains everything you need to know about the procedure and likelihood of conceiving. The only negative is it he is very popular and is often very busy and hard to schedule appointments with. Dr. Williams is one of the best doctors I've worked with and I greatly trust his opinion...I started with 50 mg of Clomid then hundred milligrams then 150 mg. Next we are the trigger shot. And up my Clomid to 200 mg.
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Age
26 - 27
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 4 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS
9
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He is very kind a caring. He fully explains everything you need to know about the procedure and likelihood of conceiving. The only negative is it he is very popular and is often very busy and hard to schedule appointments with. Dr. Williams is one of the best doctors I've worked with and I greatly trust his opinion
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Call ahead Early to schedule an appointment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
He is a kind, caring man. He always listens and is very supportive
Describe the protocols Christopher Williams used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia and their degree of success.
I started with 50 mg of Clomid then hundred milligrams then 150 mg. Next we are the trigger shot. And up my Clomid to 200 mg.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Monica is the best nurse ever. She is kind caring and compassionate
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia.
Our clinic is good they work well at scheduling appointments and following up with patients. They work hard to make sure that their staff available to help at all times of the day and all days of the week
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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10
Age
31
Treated
2013
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
None, Unexplained
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When there were issues or questions regarding my treatment plan, Dr. Williams called me personally and spend 30 minutes on the phone discussing my options calmly and patiently.
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Age
31
Treated
2013
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 4 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
None, Unexplained
10
How was your experience with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Sensitive, kind, soothing, humorous if the situation called for it.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Be honest with how you're feeling and don't hesitate for a moment to ask a question if you think it's important.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Christopher Williams at Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia?
Dr. Williams and the entire team at RMSCVA knew me by name and face and treated me like I was the only patient that mattered. I was never rushed through appointments and never made to feel like my thoughts, opinions or ideas were stupid. When there were issues or questions regarding my treatment plan, Dr. Williams called me personally and spend 30 minutes on the phone discussing my options calmly and patiently. I cannot say enough positive things about my experience.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
If I cried, they cried with me. If I laughed, they laughed with me. When it was time to be discharged to my regular OB they hugged me like they were saying goodbye to a family member.
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Doctor
Christopher Williams
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Center of Virginia
Charlottesville
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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