Geoffrey Sher

Sher Fertility of Las Vegas

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Medical SchoolU. of Stellenbosch
ResidencyGroote Schuur Hosp
Las Vegas
5320 S. Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89118
702-892-9696
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Geoffrey Sher to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 82%Neutral: 9%Don't recommend: 9%8.9
16 assessments
  • 82% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 9% Neutral (7-8)
  • 9% Don't recommend (0-6)
Humanity
Treated like a number
Treated like a human
8.9
Humanity

Ratings of 1 mean patients felt this doctor treated them as "a number."

Ratings of 10 mean patients felt this doctor treated them as "a human."

Communication
Poor communication
Excellent communication
9.2
Communication

Ratings of 1 mean poor communication.

Ratings of 10 mean excellent communication.

Frequency Seen
Rarely saw at appts.
Always saw at appts.
9.3
Frequency Seen

Ratings of 1 mean patients only saw this doctor once or twice during treatment.

Ratings of 10 mean patients saw this doctor at every appointment.

Responsiveness
Poor response time
Excellent response time
OK
Responsiveness

Scale is "poor, ok, good, excellent," and measures how responsive a care team was when patients needed to see or speak to them.

On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Sher Fertility of Las Vegas to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 78%Neutral: 11%Don't recommend: 11%8.9
24 assessments
  • 78% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 11% Neutral (7-8)
  • 11% Don't recommend (0-6)
16 assessments
10
Age
37 - 38
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, 2 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Poor Egg Quality, Tubal Blockage, Immunological
10
I came to Dr. Sher from another clinic that wasn’t so great. I thought I’d had plenty of testing done but he ordered more. Because of my PCOS and endometriosis he ordered a NK Cells panel... that confirmed that I do have elevated natural killer cells in my body that will likely harm any embryos before they have a chance unless I prepare my body with things like interlipid infusions prior to transfer. But those results indicated that I needed to do a DQ Alpha test with me and my husband, and we’re a partial match which means half our embryos won’t be accepted by my body.
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Age
37 - 38
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, Ashkenazi Jewish
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, 2 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Poor Egg Quality, Tubal Blockage, Immunological
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
The only negative is that he’s retiring from actively seeing patients after the upcoming March cycle. He’s been doing this for over 30 years and is moving to a consultation only based practice- but not hands on. I wish a million times I had just gone to see him first. I’m still hopeful that the new doctors at SIRM will uphold his same standard of individualized care.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Be open and honest and be ready to get tested for a lot up front, to know what you’re dealing with instead of trying the “standard” and making changes after it doesn’t work. It seems like a lot of steps before you can just jump in but it’s worth it
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher is there for all of the appointments and monitoring. It’s not handled by nurses that are reviewed by him later. Every patient is given his personal cell phone and told to call with ANY questions. I did call, and received patient warm answers from him personally. The staff is all superb. And since cycles are limited to how many can join, it affords a personal experience each time.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I came to Dr. Sher from another clinic that wasn’t so great. I thought I’d had plenty of testing done but he ordered more. Because of my PCOS and endometriosis he ordered a NK Cells panel... that confirmed that I do have elevated natural killer cells in my body that will likely harm any embryos before they have a chance unless I prepare my body with things like interlipid infusions prior to transfer. But those results indicated that I needed to do a DQ Alpha test with me and my husband, and we’re a partial match which means half our embryos won’t be accepted by my body. As for treatment- I went on birth control,to align me with the next cycle date. Started leupron injections in the mornings, and omnitrope injections in the evenings. Came off birth control and started my period. Went in for baseline ultrasounds (conducted by Dr. Sher ), given clearance to start stimulation meds. We did 150 of gonal for two days, then 75 of gonal and 75 of menopur for the remainder till I was ready. The first retrieval did not go as expected and my eggs were stuck to the walls of my lining. Only 1 egg came out, but it did not fertilize. The next cycle we bumped up the stimulation meds to 300, and got 14 eggs, 11 fertilized, but 3 made it to blast stage. Currently awaiting PGS results.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Kim ealy)
This is another thing that truly sets apart SIRM. the staff is soooo helpful, encouraging, loving. Kim, my nurse, checks her emails after hours and always replies to any questions I have. The calendar they give you let’s you know what to expect and when. When I had to extend my meds out a few days the first cycle, they gave me some that I was short on, saving me hundreds. The list goes on and on but I love them all
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I wish that as of now, all the testing results were posted on my patient profile portal so I can re review it whenever. They’re in the process of transitioning to online but not quite there yet. Also with Dr. Sher leaving the practice end of March, know that you will not be seeing him.. but dr Johnson and dr Faulk have all been highly regarded by the nursing staff- which I trust completely.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
My insurance covers 50% of eligible costs up to 20,000 lifetime benefit. My first retrieval, after all ultrasounds and monitoring came to just under $900 with insurance. My second retrieval billing is still pending.
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Because of our partial DQ Alpha match, they will only do single embryo transfer for me... because if one is that match, my body would abort both.
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Geoffrey Sher
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Trustworthiness
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Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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10
Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor, Poor Egg Quality
10
We only have one to transfer but if two made it we would have transferred two because of my age and recurrent miscarriages...Dr. Sher even gives out his personal cell phone when you are going through the process in case you have any questions. And.....he answers. Believe me, I've used it before. He is blunt and truthful but does it with a loving heart because he is trying everything he can to make you parents.
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Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor, Poor Egg Quality
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Where to begin? Dr. Sher us one of a kind. No wonder he has delivered over 18,000 babies and still going. He has patients fly from other countries for his services. Dr. Sher is honest, kind, compassionate and truly cares about his patients and their families. The minute we met him and then had an hour conversation about our issues and concerns, he made us feel comfortable and breathe a little easier. We knew we needed to be here and with the SIRM family. We had been to other clinics but nothing compared to the warmth we received. Excited to see what the future holds.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Ask questions and never feel afraid to share all of the thoughts you may have. Dr. Sher is a wealth of knowledge. Utilize that!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher has an amazing bedside manner and truly cares about his patients. He is the best in the business because of this. We know he is doing everything he can, while being completely honest with us during the process, for us to have our baby. Love the staff as well. Top notch!
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I began with birth control to regulate my periods, then started on Lupron and Omnitrope. The first week I had a lot of headaches and mood swings. Then a week later I began Ganirellix and stopped the Lupron at that time. A few days later I added Follistim and 2 days after added Menopur. My follicles weren't growing fast enough and large enough so the continued me on an additional few days past the "normal" to give them time to grow and the caught up.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Kimberly Ealy)
Every visit I felt loved and cared for. Especially by Kimberly Ealy, Jessica, Kristina, Amanda, Tina, Heather, Diana, Brianna, Chalet and I'm sure many more. They became my family and celebrated with us as we had good news and hugged us when we had not so good news. They truly care!
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
With all of the appointments, shots, treatments you will be going through, you can put your trust in this staff at SIRM. They care! Dr. Sher even gives out his personal cell phone when you are going through the process in case you have any questions. And.....he answers. Believe me, I've used it before. He is blunt and truthful but does it with a loving heart because he is trying everything he can to make you parents.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Approximately 10K in office for IVF. Also had Natural killer cell testing at about $1400 and bloodwork for DQHLA (sp) at $250 each for my husband and me. Meds came out to about $7000
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
We only have one to transfer but if two made it we would have transferred two because of my age and recurrent miscarriages.
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Geoffrey Sher
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Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
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10
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, PCOS, Tubal Blockage, Uterine Fibroids
10
I was even more surprised as he [Dr. Sher] tried to correlate my history of infertility and my particular medical conditions (PCOS, insulin resistance, tubal factor, among others), to explain in a natural and scientific way my failures in previous attempts. He did what a Doctor rarely does and took a lot of time explaining how one could try to overcome each of the obstacles, I think I learned more in that consultation than in all the time I've been reading, researching and trying to conceive. ...He'll let you pick sex if you want to, and would transfer up to 2 embryos. Has educated about the risks of multiples....When he has had to call me by phone, he is always punctual and never makes me feel that someone else is waiting for him...
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Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Lawyer
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, PCOS, Tubal Blockage, Uterine Fibroids
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
I think it's going to be difficult and a bit long to put this into words, but I'm going to try. For me, Dr. Sher is the most knowledgeable professional in the IVF arena, today and since decades ago. I think perhaps in all the United States and surely must be one of the best in the world, it is incredible the amount of practices that are implemented today in IVF thanks to him. You just have to do a bit of online research to be amazed. But I do not want to talk about this, but about my own personal experience with him. I was very surprised when we arrived that he had taken the time to study all our history previously, (before I had gone with Dr. Bruce Shapiro also in the Las Vegas area, and I had asked to transfer all my file to Dr. Sher ). I was even more surprised as he tried to correlate my history of infertility and my particular medical conditions (PCOS, insulin resistance, tubal factor, among others), to explain in a natural and scientific way my failures in previous attempts. He did what a Doctor rarely does and took a lot of time explaining how one could try to overcome each of the obstacles, I think I learned more in that consultation than in all the time I've been reading, researching and trying to conceive. My only regret is not having met Dr. Sher before, for example before trying to use Clomid, which by producing large amounts of eggs caused also a large increase in free testosterone, and not only produced poor quality eggs that had difficulty to reach my uterus through my only blocked tube -which was believed by another doctor to be healthy because it was permeable to some grade-, but also caused the fall of half of my beautiful and abundant hair. Dr. Sher sent me a list of all the articles in his blog related to my situation, and asked me to read everything before starting the cycle, so I did and it helped me a lot to be informed and not to be anxious during the process. I love that every time we see each other, even if he is not looking at his computer, he always reminds me by my name and also my husband. As he told me himself once, he was going to take care of me during my treatment as if I were his little sister, and he really has always made me feel that way. If I have to mention his weaknesses, there would be only two: 1) Hopefully it will be less time before the initial consultation with him could be obtained, although in reality it is worth the wait, since the doctor and his team are in charge of compiling exhaustively all the tests, images, medical history, that you have listed in the initial questionnaire sent to you by mail. In this part it is important that you'll be equally thorough, and as the form says, be very detailed, because the Doctor will take all this time to investigate and more importantly, analyze the history of each patient, in order to determine the best way to approach your treatment. 2) I wish the Doctor was not about to retire, I still can not believe that he will retire in mid-2019, I hope I can conceive before that date because I do not want to see any other doctor than Dr. Sher.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Book your consultation with him as soon as you have the first thought, just take the phone and dial the number because it will pass time before you get to see him and he is worth every minute you are going to wait. You'll have time to do all your research online later, and if in the end you decide you don't want to see him, or you'll go with another doctor (which I personally think will be a mistake), just be polite and nice and cancel within the timeframe you're given to do so.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
My husband and I had to wait 2 months to meet Dr. Sher in our initial consultation. It was worth every minute we waited. When we arrived we realized that the doctor already knew every detail of our medical history by heart, he called us by our names with total spontaneity, and he made us feel like he was a father who knows his children, and knows that he can help them in their need. Moreover, he wishes with all his heart that our success is also his success. He explained in detail why I have failed on past attempts, was honest about the implications of all the factors that condition my fertility, and offered me a comprehensive treatment to address each one of them. He offered me his telephone number in the first consultation and every time we see each other he reminds me that I am only one call away, at any time. He remembers my name and my husband's, and that is important for us. It tells me that this Doctor really loves his profession and feels passion for what he does, and that makes me trust him. When he has had to call me by phone, he is always punctual and never makes me feel that someone else is waiting for him. I do not know if one day we will be parents, I just know that when that day comes, it will be thanks to Dr. Sher.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
Dr. Sher what is called the prolonged coasting method for me to cycle, to avoid Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). In my first IVF cycle with him, he suggested toinitiate a long pituitary down regulation protocol (using Lupron) coming off a birth control pill (BCP). Then stimulated with 450U of Folistim for two days and reduced the dosage to 300U daily thereafter, adding 375U of Menopur, and I also had 8U of Omnitrope to help my eggs grow and to improve quality. I had 8 follicles that were between 15 and 22mm. At this time “prolonged coasting” was stopped and I was administered a “trigger shot” of 10,000u hCG. 2 mature eggs were retrieved and 2 others were retrieved but weew not fully mature, they were let grow for some hours and them all there 4 were fertilized correctly but 3 of them stopped growing around days 3 and 4. Only one beautiful embryo made it to blastocist and had been frozen. I'm still waiting on PGS results for next week, but it looks great and I'm positive it will be healthy and highly graded. I am already preparing for my next cycle, as we want as least to have some more to try transfer. I was going to do it on December but we moved it to October, since I'll be coming out of BCP and I already got my period, doctor recomends to let ovaries rest for at least a month, so we'll be doing that. For next cycle my doses are going to be increased, and we are keeping the same protocol. which is expected to continue protecting me against OHSS, but we hope for better results with the adjusted doses considering I'm heavy overweight right now. I'm following the fertility diet too to help my eggs, alsod using CQ10, prenatal vitamins with only Folic Acid (No DHEA for now, read Dr. Sher's explanation here: https://haveababy.com/fertility-information/ivf-authority/dhea-and-ivf-harmful-in-certain-cases), as I have high insulin/insuline resistance, which makes my testosterone to be higher already. Completing with Metformin 500 mg twice a day to try to keep that insuline resistance under control.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Kimberly Ealy)
Kim (as well as all the other girls on Dr. Sher's staff) is what we call an angel on earth. She will get back to me in less than 5 minutes when I email her, and when they are cycling never later than end of day. She has never not replied to me or call me back when asked or promised. She sends my prescriptions to every pharmacy she knows and gives me tips on how to maximize my savings with each one. She provides me with on time updates about my progress, is on top of everything and well organized, and is always making sure to point the full half of the glass instead of the empty one. She is very knowledgeable and aproachable too, as well as the Doctor, and is always crossing her fingers for me and sending baby dust my way.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
The clinic is conveniently located near my house and my work and and to me it's a cozy and warm place, it does not have pictures of babies on the walls, I think I read in an interview that it is a symbol of the doctor's respect towards people who have not yet been able to achieve it and have had traumatic experiences. I love that every time I go, there are couples with their babies coming and going. The clinic is clean, spacious and everything is well organized. Maybe it does not have the appearance of being a brand new and ultra-modern place, like other offices I've visited, but I think that Dr. Sher's office feels more like a home and a place where they care a lot more about people, in contrast with those other places that I have visited that look brand new and ultra-modern, but had made me felt they are cold and only care about $$$. A great strenght is they offer something to snack whenever you have to go for tests early in the morning: they have bars, oatmeal, pastries, Honest juice, etc.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I was insurance covered, insurance also pays my medication for 2 cycles. I paid $1,752 for Biopsy and anesthesia on egg retrieval and $1651 for inmune testing.
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
He'll let you pick sex if you want to, and would transfer up to 2 embryos. Has educated about the risks of multiples.
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Geoffrey Sher
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Frequency seen during appointments
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Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
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9
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS, Unexplained
9
Upon our first consultation we were absolutely sold on Dr. Sher. Our previous experience with other doctors was more cold, and all about getting down to business/treatment. Dr. Sher took the time to explain infertility and his approach... Dr. Sher perscribed a different medication protocol then I had w/my previous RE. He was very specific about why the previous one did not suit my condition, age, etc. He also did extra testing including a hysterscopy, fluid ultrasound
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Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, Latino
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Operations
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS, Unexplained
9
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Upon our first consultation we were absolutely sold on Dr. Sher. Our previous experience with other doctors was more cold, and all about getting down to business/treatment. Dr. Sher took the time to explain infertility and his approach, fully acknowledging we had the choice to go anywhere and this was his opportunity to explain what he was about so we could decide if he was the right fit. No hard sell. He clearly cares about what he does. He also gives out his cell number before you even sign up and his able to be contacted any time for questions. He takes each patient seriously and wants to make sure each feels comfortable. He is super warm and personable. Makes you feel he's really rooting for you. Also I felt very comfortable with his vast expertise. He's a pleasure to be around, puts you at ease.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Don't be afraid to contact him w/any questions - he's your best resource. When you go in for visits though, the time will be very quick, so you have questions then hit him w/them quickly!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
After my first visit, Heather, at the front desk always remembered my name - after only seeing me once! The team would personally email me and write/speak in a casual manner using my name and so forth.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
Dr. Sher perscribed a different medication protocol then I had w/my previous RE. He was very specific about why the previous one did not suit my condition, age, etc. He also did extra testing including a hysterscopy, fluid ultrasound, and a bunch of immunological testing to rule out other implantation issues. He was able to rule out a host of uterine/immune issues that could be causing implantation failure. He also did PGS testing on my embryos which I hadn't done before.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Dayana)
Very kind and super communicative. She responded super quickly to every email or call and always had the information I was looking for. Her and the rest of the staff are all very nice!
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
The calendar and information is all very nicely organized. Makes it easy to follow instruction and know what to expect. The only thing I would say they could do better is help you understand what to expect when you arrive in town. For FET, I had 1 quick visit then didn't have to come back for almost a week. I thought I would be monitored in between and that the FET could be pushed back so I planned a much longer and more expensive "vacation" there then needed. I could have done the initial visit in town then only go up for FET and saved a lot of time, vacation days, and money. I wish they'd explain these expectations better and help out-of-towners plan, but I get that's not their priority. Overall super happy with them though!!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
$200 Consultation Cycle was around $10k + $450 for anesthesia + $1500 PGS FET was $4050 Medications around $4000 + travel expenses Consultations / phone calls w/doctor beyond the initial one are all free!!
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
eSET was not discussed - I only had 1 viable embryo after PGS. As far as multiple we did discuss this earlier on and he said it was really our personal decision, but again we only had 1 to work with so we didn't delve to far into this topic.
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9
Age
26
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Other
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We've had 4 miscarriages (to include 1 mmc, 1ep, and 1 cp), and presented [to Dr. Geoffrey Sher] having already completed chromosome analysis, blood clotting disorders, and the fetal remains. I was then tested for elevated NK cells, and PCOS, and my spouse and I were tested for DQ Alpha match. We found that we are a partial match, but I do not have elevated NK cells. So this means that there is no obvious cause for our recurrent losses, and thus not a lot that we can do. He recommended doing medicated cycles to increase our chances of conceiving each cycle. We did this before and conceived our 3rd pregnancy this way, so I am not hopeful that this will result in a live birth.
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Age
26
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Other
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How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher is really kind, and worked well with us. I am disappointed that we did not get the answers that ew wanted, and thus not much of a treatment plan. However, this was explained well to us, regardless of how poorly I felt about it.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Read the blog before seeing Dr. Sher
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher remained compassionate through our care, however, I felt badly whenever I was told that there was nothing else he could do for us at this time to increase the likelihood of having a successful pregnancy. He did not explain this without compassion, I just hate there's nothing else that can be done for us at this time.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
We've had 4 miscarriages (to include 1 mmc, 1ep, and 1 cp), and presented having already completed chromosome analysis, blood clotting disorders, and the fetal remains. I was then tested for elevated NK cells, and PCOS, and my spouse and I were tested for DQ Alpha match. We found that we are a partial match, but I do not have elevated NK cells. So this means that there is no obvious cause for our recurrent losses, and thus not a lot that we can do. He recommended doing medicated cycles to increase our chances of conceiving each cycle. We did this before and conceived our 3rd pregnancy this way, so I am not hopeful that this will result in a live birth.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I had issues with the coordinator in that she was difficult to get in contact with, and did not respond promptly. I also had some issues getting in contact with the front office at times. Nurses did call promptly when asked via telephone, but not via the message portal.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I never actually went to the physical clinic as I live out of state where there is no RE. I appreciate that they accommodated skype calls, and coordinating care out of state. It took quite a bit of time to get a consult, and that was frustrating but apparently this is to be expected.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
The initial consult was $200, and all subsequent consults were of no cost to us. I am not sure the final cost for all of our labs at Reprosource, but before insurance - which isn't likely to cover much - they were around $2k. I'm not sure the cost of clomid as I did cycles with letrozole before, and it was covered by my insurance.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Provided conflicting information
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10
Age
35 - 36
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IVF, 3 Egg Freezing, Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage
10
I have always had problems with my thin lining. So he [Dr. Geoffrey Sher] had me on vaginal viagra. It helped so much! Also even though my natural killer cell test came back negative we tried intralipids and it worked wonders. We finally had success. Other then that the protocol was standard...usually likes to only transfer one embryo to reduce the chances of twin pregnancy. But if it is your wish or he thinks it would be a higher chance for success he will gladly transfer two
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Age
35 - 36
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 IVF, 3 Egg Freezing, Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
I love him, there is no other way to describe it. Before I got my miracle baby I told my husband: if we fail with Dr. Sher I will know we did everything we could to try to succeed and it just wasn’t meant to be. He is the only RE that cares, have 110% and gave me hope. He is humble, so incredibly knowligable and a caring doctor. I truly believe he is one of if not the best.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
If you feel like giving up, if you feel like your RE isn’t fighting as hard as you, go see Dr. Sher. Even if all fails you will know there wasn’t anything else anyone could have done. He fights for you. Trust him
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Every time I emailed or called Dr Sher he responded quickly and knew exactly who I was and all of my story. He has so many patients during a cycle, yet he remembers little details about you. He cares and you can feel it
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I have always had problems with my thin lining. So he had me on vaginal viagra. It helped so much! Also even though my natural killer cell test came back negative we tried intralipids and it worked wonders. We finally had success. Other then that the protocol was standard
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Briana)
Everyone I was in contact with was nice and always available. The nurses seemed to care about me very much and I felt like I was in good hands. The lady that’s in charge of billing is a bit more reserved and more about business then the others, but that’s ok
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I love how everyone seems to remember you, even if months have passed. They are always available and help with anyhing you need. Even dumb questions or concerns. I didn’t like that sometimes multiple nurses (2 or even 3) seemed to be dealing with my case and not always communicated with each other before contacting me. I had to explain things over again a few times. Also if you are doing IVF as in international patient, you will have to find a lot of medication on your own, because they don’t know what to substitute specific medication with, if what they use in the US is not available in your country.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
They have set times and cycle dates. But it always worked out for me
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
17.000 for a two egg retrieval plan. Unlimited fet and 5.000 for genetic testing plus meds around 2000
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Dr Sher usually likes to only transfer one embryo to reduce the chances of twin pregnancy. But if it is your wish or he thinks it would be a higher chance for success he will gladly transfer two
10
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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10
Age
30
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
Dr. Sher is incredibly busy, and yet he makes a concerted effort to be extremely personal and involved in each patient he is managing in cycle. He confirmed on several different occasions that we had his personal cell phone number and encouraged us to call him if we had any questions. He has done an incredible amount of research in the world of IVF and his expertise is evident...We first met him over Skype, but it felt like a real life conversation and he was already very familiar with our case and history.
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Age
30
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
4th of 4 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher is incredibly busy, and yet he makes a concerted effort to be extremely personal and involved in each patient he is managing in cycle. He confirmed on several different occasions that we had his personal cell phone number and encouraged us to call him if we had any questions. He has done an incredible amount of research in the world of IVF and his expertise is evident.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
I would read his book or his blog and check out his Facebook videos. He shares a lot of details behind his thought process on different topics related to IVF. It really helps to have a good understanding of the protocols he uses and his rationale for your treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher is incredibly caring and compassionate. We first met him over Skype, but it felt like a real life conversation and he was already very familiar with our case and history. He has a patient concierge who is so incredibly kind, welcoming, and available after hours. Everyone in the office is incredibly responsive and friendly.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
We used the agonist-antagonist conversion protocol and I had the highest number of mature eggs retrieved that I've had on any other protocol.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurses are incredibly responsive and normally respond to emails within a day. They are well organized and very kind. They are responsible for a large number of patients who are in-cycle, which I think makes it feel like they are stretched a little thin at times. Nevertheless, I have never had an issue getting a response from them.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Many of their patients come in from out of town for cycle and they batch their cycles, so everything works a bit like clockwork once you arrive for monitoring and retrieval. Although there are many other people in the cycle, you don't feel rushed. It remains very personal.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
We bought a package through Attain. Our cost was around $23,000 for two retrievals and unlimited FETs until we bring home a baby. Did include PGS biopsy, but not the testing, did not include anesthesia or egg freezing and storage.
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
He recommended PGS testing for us to help decrease our chances of miscarriage and improve our chance of having a healthy, viable pregnancy. From what I understand he will transfer 1-2 PGS normal embryos.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Lost appointments
10
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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9
Age
30 - 32
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Immunological
9
I really liked Dr.Sher. He is compassionate and super knowledgeable. He makes you feel like part of a team...He presents all the options and then let's you decide what is best for you. The one cycle where I poorly responded to the meds (no one could figure out why) I literally stumped him he was kinda cold and seemed angry. The nurse later explained to me that his demeanour was out of frustration because he felt bad he couldn't give me an answer. The next cycle we went in though he was much better and super happy that he had figured out a solution. That cycle resulted in us having our baby boy!
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Age
30 - 32
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Immunological
9
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
I really liked Dr.Sher. He is compassionate and super knowledgeable. He makes you feel like part of a team...one that will be winning. He doesn't sugar coat things though and he is honest about what he feels you need to do to bring home a baby. Whether that be using a donor or surrogate. He presents all the options and then let's you decide what is best for you. The one cycle where I poorly responded to the meds (no one could figure out why) I literally stumped him he was kinda cold and seemed angry. The nurse later explained to me that his demeanour was out of frustration because he felt bad he couldn't give me an answer. The next cycle we went in though he was much better and super happy that he had figured out a solution. That cycle resulted in us having our baby boy!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
If you are tired of other clinics not being able to provide directions and answers go see Dr.Sher - it was the best decision we ever made!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr.Sher is VERY passionate about his clinic and his job. You can tell by the way his clinic operates. His staff are there for you 100%. Being able to email someone at any time of the day and getting an answer shortly after shows they are there for their patients.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I don't remember the stim protocol but I was given intralipids and steroids for high NK cells.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Linda)
These guys are the glue that holds everything together. They manage so many things and make you feel as prepared and in control as possible.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I didn't like the front receptionists. I thought they dressed poor and at times acted unprofessional. They had a hard time with blood draws on me for some reason. I have never had a problem elsewhere but often times I would get poked 2-3 times a visit to find a good vein.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
We purchased a 2 cycle package for around $13,000 (kinda works like the lottery if it works the first time you loose the second cycle). For us we felt like if if worked the first time we wouldn't care. :) Our medications were around $3000
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Lost appointments
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
  • Provided conflicting information
9
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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10
Age
23 - 24
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Immunological, Unexplained
10
Dr. Sher is very knowledgable in his speciality. He was not arrogant in any way and was very compassionate when discussing my chemical pregnancy after using our last two embryos. He has a good sense of humor and explained the procedures well...Dr. Sher's office staff is subpar. Emails are not returned promptly, it is not encouraged to call your nurse as they are "too busy" with other patients. Dr. Sher however was always pleasant and I choose to stay under his care because of his incredible bedside manner.
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Age
23 - 24
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
10th of 10 Docs
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Endometriosis, PCOS, Immunological, Unexplained
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher is very knowledgable in his speciality. He was not arrogant in any way and was very compassionate when discussing my chemical pregnancy after using our last two embryos. He has a good sense of humor and explained the procedures well. He is very warm and friendly.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Although he has a large practice and seems to be too busy at times, he's not. He provides his email and cell phone and promptly responds at any hour. Be patient.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher's office staff is subpar. Emails are not returned promptly, it is not encouraged to call your nurse as they are "too busy" with other patients. Dr. Sher however was always pleasant and I choose to stay under his care because of his incredible bedside manner.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
Dr. Sher recognized I definitely had an autoimmune issue causing failure with our embryo transfers. He addressed my anti-phospholipid antibodies with Lovenox as well as my endometriosis. He gave me Dexamethasone to prevent embryo rejection. We plan to use a coasting method when we do our first egg retrial with him in June. We achieved our first ever pregnancy (in five years of trying to conceive), with him despite it ending in a chemical pregnancy. He gives us hope.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Jamie)
Jamie was well organized. She did seem busy at times but as a medical assistant in a busy rheumatology clinic, I get that. She was always amicable. The nurse who called us with our beta results, Breanna, I did not feel was compassionate with giving us the news of our loss.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
The office manager seems forgetful. Their office scheduled us for a frozen embryo transfer after we paid our deposit and scheduled flights and hotel. When we had our nurse review (over a month later), they revealed the providers would be out of town and we would need to reschedule. I said this was not acceptable as we had already made arrangements and paid a $2,000 deposit. They did rectify the situation and made it work but this was after undue stress was put on the patient (myself). They don't seem to communicate well.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Frozen embryo transfer with military discount - $3,275 Two cycle micro IVF - $14,175 PGS testing $4,125 Skype consult $200
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Provided conflicting information
10
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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10
Age
39 - 40
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
6 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
Dr. Sher was incredible- kind, patient, and with a great sense of humor which goes a long way in such a stressful situation. He found an issue, endometriosis, which previous Drs had not found. He is incredibly focused on the details and with him I knew I was getting the very best.
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Age
39 - 40
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
6 IUI, 3 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr. Sher was incredible- kind, patient, and with a great sense of humor which goes a long way in such a stressful situation. He found an issue, endometriosis, which previous Drs had not found. He is incredibly focused on the details and with him I knew I was getting the very best.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
There may be delays for your appointments but be patient as this means Dr Sher is giving everyone his time-and delays are worth it to meet with him each time.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr Sher is so passionate about IVF and he tailors treatments to individuals using varying protocols vs. preset protocols. Moreover, he actually is present at scans, doesn't delegate to his staff. You feel like you are getting 100% from Dr Sher-oh and he's also just so nice.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I was on an agonist/antagonist conversion protocol (LA8) coming off of a birth control pill. The rationale behind this protocol is not to overmedicate for women who have DOR or are of advanced maternal age, as Sher's take is that this can damage the eggs. I started wit Lupron while on BCP, then lowered the Lupron dose and added Ganerelix, stopped Lupron and added Follistim, added Menopur which I stayed on for the duration of the protocol. The trigger was an intramuscular shot of pure HCG. Dr Sher is very adamantly against Ovidrel because he sees it is an inferior product which does not release the eggs for the egg retrieval and will compromise a cycle.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Briana)
Briana was always available by email, answered questions quickly
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Clinic is in Las Vegas, but away from the strip and next to a hospital-plenty of dedicated parking, easy to drive to. Spacious waiting room, you won't feel like you are on top of people, pleasant and professional environment.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I used insurance, but I do know that there are packages available, costs vary based on age
10
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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0
Age
30 - 31
Treated
2013 - 2014
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
5 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Immunological, Unexplained
0
He [Dr. Geoffrey Sher] said it was my eggs, my immune system and my husbands sperm any time something went wrong. He made me do tons of tests that were unnecessary and take treatments for my immune system “attacking” the embryo. Every miscarriage was something I “could have prevented” had I don’t this test or taken this pill. It was never a “I’m so sorry about your miscarriage,” it was always, “Well your body is rejecting it, we have to do XYX and you can start next cycle.” I also had ovarian hyperstimulation and he didn’t even ask to see me back in the office. He took around 30 eggs that round and when we called after me being in horrific pain, said my pain was “just gas.” Told me to take ibuprofen and not get up.
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Age
30 - 31
Treated
2013 - 2014
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Accountant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
5 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS, Immunological, Unexplained
0
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
He said it was my eggs, my immune system and my husbands sperm any time something went wrong. He made me do tons of tests that were unnecessary and take treatments for my immune system “attacking” the embryo. Every miscarriage was something I “could have prevented” had I don’t this test or taken this pill. It was never a “I’m so sorry about your miscarriage,” it was always, “Well your body is rejecting it, we have to do XYX and you can start next cycle.” I also had ovarian hyperstimulation and he didn’t even ask to see me back in the office. He took around 30 eggs that round and when we called after me being in horrific pain, said my pain was “just gas.” Told me to take ibuprofen and not get up.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Don’t go here.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
It was literally a production line - get in get out - he gets his money and move on. He dismissed our concerns on many occasions and when we finally left the clinic, their attitude showed they genuinely didn’t care. They were rude, callous and just wanted money even though they had processed everything that was sent to insurance incorrectly.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
Lupron, Gonal, Menopur And after transfer - progesterone suppositories and shot. He also said I needed to do this IV of some solution (not covered by insurance - usually given to patients in comas for nutrition) three times at $1000 a pop to calm my body down. He was considering using Viagra as a vaginal suppository to increase blood flow. He had no rhyme or reason to do much of this - his explanations were outlandish, but I didn’t know any better and thought he knew what he was doing.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Rachelle and Briana and Linda)
The entire office was disorganized. They used a whiteboard to keep track of who was where in what cycle - privacy issue if you ask me. They were overwhelmed all the time with the amount of patients and not trained to be doing the level of care they were expected to do. One day one nurse AFTER I came out of anesthesia said under her breath to another nurse, “OK Dr. Sher - stop buying cars cause we are out of blood pressure cuffs for all these patients.” They weren’t able to take my blood pressure after my retrieval because the cuffs were all broken. Partner gets to sit in a metal folding chair in the recovery room until the nursing staff kicks you out - I had to beg for pain meds once because they said I “shouldn’t” have been in pain.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
He makes stuff up - you end up being an experiment. His daughter is the surrogate coordinator and so it’s amazing how many people are referred to use surrogates. He messes with you with these weird diagnosis ideas that make you question your body. After everything he was making me jump through, went to another clinic and got pregnant with twins - no clotting issues, no immune system issues, no vaginal viagra needed. I asked Sher for a blood test because I felt my progesterone was off - they said no. 5 days later I miscarried. What would it have hurt to test it? Charge my insurance. Please don’t go here.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Sharron was in charge and she was awful. Their paperwork was a copy of a copy of a copy about all the packages they offered and the prices. She told me what was covered and what wasn’t but it proved to be incorrect. She was more like a used car salesman than someone who cared about my money and my ultimate goals. It’s 5 years after going there and I actually just got a bill for something else she did wrong in terms of billing to insurance. After I transferred my embryos, she immediately sent me an email saying she was sending me to collections for outstanding insurance payments - again - all of which was done incorrectly on her part.
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
He was willing to put in as many as I wanted. My personal though was the faster we went through embryos, the more money he could make. I also felt like he would use more to try and get a positive pregnancy test. He generally only reports his positive pregnancy test results online - not live births.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Lost paperwork
  • Lost appointments
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
  • Lost results
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
  • Failed to consider drug intolerance
  • Lost or damaged samples
0
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
0
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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7
Age
38 - 39
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
7
Dr Sher is very knowledgeable. He meets with you in person and he gives you his cell number for any questions ... Although Dr Sher said I have a low egg reserve so he put me on a higher dose. ... Dr Sher seems to know everything there is to know about IvF which is why I trust him rather than care about how he treats me. Although that is important, I care more that he knows what he’s doing.
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Age
38 - 39
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Latino
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
7
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr Sher seems to know everything there is to know about IvF which is why I trust him rather than care about how he treats me. Although that is important, I care more that he knows what he’s doing. I didn’t get the results I was expecting but I still plan to use him and try again if we find a way to get some money to pay since insurance covers nothing.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr Sher is very knowledgeable. He meets with you in person and he gives you his cell number for any questions
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I’m not exactly sure. I took all the meds that other people I know who have undergone IVF did. Although Dr Sher said I have a low egg reserve so he put me on a higher dose.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I was just given a calendar one day. No appt to go over what each medicine did or how to take it. I didn’t feel as good about the coordinator/nurse as I did with Dr Sher. I did mention all of my frustrations in the survey the provided. They mentioned it to me but there was never really an apology or acknowledgement of it. Just that they were “sorry I felt that way”. Which to me was sort of condescending like it was my fault.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Clinic was usually always busy! That’s all I would say to new patients. Expect a lot of people in there during cycles. And you will have to wait most of the time. That’s all. That is all. That’s all.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Roughly $16,000 with everything including medication
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
No
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to convey critical information
7
Doctor
Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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5
Age
24 - 25
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality, Tubal Blockage
5
He [Dr. Geoffrey Sher] was overly positive, and didn't prepare us for the outcomes we received in our cycles. He made it seem like a sure thing, when we ended up with 3 cycles and no positive outcome. It made the final results so much harder, because we truly were led to beleive we would be sucessful.... He was kind, caring, and always available for us to contact about questions or concerns.
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Age
24 - 25
Treated
2015 - 2016
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality, Tubal Blockage
5
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
He was overly positive, and didn't prepare us for the outcomes we received in our cycles. He made it seem like a sure thing, when we ended up with 3 cycles and no positive outcome. It made the final results so much harder, because we truly were led to beleive we would be sucessful.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Make sure you understand the risks of fertiliy treatments, and that they don't always turn out the way that you would hope.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
He was kind, caring, and always available for us to contact about questions or concerns.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
We used a "l8" protocol with heparin, hgh, and intralipid infusions.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: Linda)
The front office staff was a little dismissive, and weren't the kindest. They had a lot going on so i felt like i couldnt ask them any questions.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
The clinic was very "doctors office like" sterile and a cold. It was busy, and the phones were always ringing. I felt like i was just another person to check off on their list. I did 3 full cycles in a year and was always there, yet no one ever recognized me or my husband.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
around 20,000 including meds
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
They refused to do more than 2 embryos, no matter the quality.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Provided conflicting information
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Geoffrey Sher
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
5
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Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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Age
42
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Male Factor
10
Dr Sher is transparent yet gentle. He relates to you as an individual patient and as a couple. My husband mattered also. He has sensibility... Although my case of DOR and age produced a different outcome, he didn't give up on me. He was transparent. He communicated effectively with no ticky tacking of fees. I didn't feel like a number or price tag. It's was clear, concise with clarity...Dare to ask difficult questions. Dr Sher can handle it.
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Age
42
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European, East Asian, South Asian
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Male Factor
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How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
I love Dr Sher. Although my case of DOR and age produced a different outcome, he didn't give up on me. He was transparent. He communicated effectively with no ticky tacking of fees. I didn't feel like a number or price tag. It's was clear, concise with clarity.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dare to ask difficult questions. Dr Sher can handle it. See him NOW rather than later and do so soon because he's retiring at the end of this year, 2017.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Dr Sher is transparent yet gentle. He relates to you as an individual patient and as a couple. My husband mattered also. He has sensibility unlike the previous Dr who had ZERO bedside manner, gentleness, sensitivity and concern.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
I will not disclose that info. It was a protocol specific to mine and my husband's needs. I can share I was a protocol 7 on the scale of 1-10.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas. (Assigned nurse: I had 2 nurses. I had a great medical team and admin team.)
With the exception of a minor hiccup, we worked it out. I wasn't seeking perfection. I sought real people who care and have compassion. No one is perfect. Nothing is perfect. It's what you do and how you handle expectations. How you resolve the matter. It's in the being vs doing.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
I loved SIRM.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Efficient. Well oil machine
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Do not care to disclose. It was competitively priced.
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Geoffrey Sher
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Trustworthiness
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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6
Age
24 - 26
Treated
2011 - 2013
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage
6
[Dr. Geoffrey Sher was] More interested in beginning treatment before weighing options; pushed tubal ligation before IVF.... Recommended tubal ligation before starting IVF because of toxic fluid; suggested mini-IVF.... Very compassionate; more interested in pushing cycles than helping you have a baby. Seems financially driven and isn’t as committed to patient care as other doctors I saw. Exceptional clinic with high success rate...
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Age
24 - 26
Treated
2011 - 2013
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 3 Docs
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage
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How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Very compassionate; more interested in pushing cycles than helping you have a baby. Seems financially driven and isn’t as committed to patient care as other doctors I saw. Exceptional clinic with high success rate.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Stick up for yourself; if you want a second opinion, advocate that.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
More interested in beginning treatment before weighing options; pushed tubal ligation before IVF.
Describe the protocols Geoffrey Sher used in your cycles at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas and their degree of success.
Recommended tubal ligation before starting IVF because of toxic fluid; suggested mini-IVF.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Extremely considerate and compassionate while undergoing diagnostic procedures; always called to checkup up; available after hours.
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Most expensive clinic in Las Vegas; but has the most resources and best ratings as well. They have large cycles, but that’s helpful when you are seeking a friend to cycle with. High success rate. Highly recommend if you are interested in a multi cycle package.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
$20k a cycle for IVF
Describe Geoffrey Sher's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Didn’t get that far; left clinic to start treatment with his colleague.
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
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Geoffrey Sher
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Trustworthiness
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Frequency seen during appointments
7
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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10
Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis
10
Doctor [Sher] was only present for half of the visits. Confusion a couple times over whether we were proceeding till notified from Doctor. But other than that good staff. Great Doctor Highly recommend...Everyone in office [Sher - LV] very attentive. Frequent check ups. Changed procedure to best fit me personally. Good follow up procedures. Would recommend and use again. Staff very experienced. [Dr. Sher] Found things other doctors missed...Confusion regarding medication. Not all medication received on time. Had to get emergency medication on more than one occasion.
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Age
39
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis
10
How was your experience with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Everyone in office very attentive. Frequent check ups. Changed procedure to best fit me personally. Good follow up procedures. Would recommend and use again. Staff very experienced. Found things other doctors missed
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Better explanation of medications
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Geoffrey Sher at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
Personal care Everyone knows you by first name
Describe your experience with Sher Fertility of Las Vegas.
Confusion regarding medication. Not all medication received on time. Had to get emergency medication on more than one occasion. Doctor was only present for half of the visits. Confusion a couple times over whether we were proceeding till notified from Doctor. But other than that good staff. Great Doctor Highly recommend
What specific things went wrong at Sher Fertility of Las Vegas?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
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Geoffrey Sher
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Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Sher Fertility of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
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