How was your experience with Daniel Kort at Neway Medical?
Dr. Kort was not only knowledgable and compassionate, but he showed exemplary humility in difficult situations and was not afraid to look deeper into an issue or seek an alternative opinion. He's a collaborative thinker, which is wonderful in this pursuit. He was a tireless advocate for our success.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Daniel Kort at Neway Medical?
Feel free to be yourself and express concerns. Dr. Kort is open to complicated feelings and discussions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Daniel Kort at Neway Medical?
I have never had such personalized care in our medical experience. Dr. Kort was scientifically thorough, exceptionally compassionate, patient, and fully committed to seeing us through every available option.
Describe the protocols Daniel Kort used in your cycles at Neway Medical and their degree of success.
3 medicated IUI's with Clomid & Ovidrel trigger.
2 egg retrievals after Folistim, Menopur, & Cetrotide, HCG trigger regimen.
Prep for transfer with Eustrace & Progesterone in oil.
1 transfer attempted, but embryo not inserted due to complexities with cervix shape.
2 practice transfers following failed attempt, as a way to better understand shape of cervix and prepare for successful transfer.
After clear map of cervix and updated strategy for transfer, 1 successful embryo transfer, and ensuing pregnancy.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Neway Medical. (Assigned nurse: Shameeka Toro & Jenifer Chin)
Shameeka Toro, Jenifer Chin, and the entire nursing staff we worked with (Tanya, Anjelica, and Shareeka) were very caring and extremely competent. Shameeka & Jenifer were especially informed, up-to-speed, vibrant, positive, and and dedicated to our pursuit. They helped me and my partner understand the medications and process. And Shameeka is a wiz at dealing with insurance issues.
Describe your experience with Neway Medical.
The clinic is a friendly place to be during a challenging situation, in large part because of it's staff. It is nice to have doctors, nurses, and embryologists in once location, with a lab and storage facilities on site.
The billing department could use some improvement. It is hard to get clarity around payments owed, which is stressful.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Neway Medical.
Very rarely had to wait. Overall a well-organized process.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Daniel Kort at Neway Medical.
Estimated 12K out of pocket, not including medications.
Describe Daniel Kort's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Neway Medical.
We definitely feel the single embryo transfer was the way to go.
How competent was Neway Medical at LGBTQ care?
I would credit Neway's openness around LGBT care to Dr. Kort, with whom we worked with most often. The other doctors we encountered were polite and kind, but we're not sure what they're like to work with in this regard.
Describe your experience using 3rd party reproduction (donor eggs, donor sperm, or gestational carrier) at Neway Medical.
Dr. Kort worked with our donor and with a prior facility storing our donor's sperm.