How was your experience with Ingrid Rodi at UCLA?
She didn’t call me directly when all my embryos did not progress. A little impersonal. But nice and friendly. She seemed to care. She was kind. She also has residents with her so that may be a negative
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Ingrid Rodi at UCLA?
Ask for more information.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Ingrid Rodi at UCLA?
She knew who I was when I went to the clinic every time. She was empathetic
Describe the protocols Ingrid Rodi used in your cycles at UCLA and their degree of success.
I don’t remember specifics. I did IVf with bracelet, menopur, and ovidrel, and ganirelix. I produced 14 eggs but they were only able to retrieve 5 due to endometriosis.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Nice. Made a calendar with drug start date and appointments. Helpful
Describe your experience with UCLA.
Nice office, seen on time, able to make early appointments. When my retrieval failed due to endometriomas, dr rodi was able to refer me to someone immediately who did excision surgery 2 weekend after the retrieval. I was able to get pregnant naturally 6 months after the surgery
Describe the costs associated with your care under Ingrid Rodi at UCLA.
Describe Ingrid Rodi's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at UCLA.
Strong preference to transfer one egg
What specific things went wrong at UCLA?
- Failed to call with results
- Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
Describe the specific things that went wrong at UCLA.
I had to call daily to ask about the progression of my embryos. No one made the effort to call me