Joseph Stanford

University of Utah

Rated 9.8
Strongly recommend: 100%9.8
100% strongly recommend
11 reviews
Humanity
9.9
9.9
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
10
10
Communication

Ratings of 1 mean poor communication.

Ratings of 10 mean excellent communication.

Frequency Seen
10
10
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
6.7
OK
Responsiveness

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

Education

Medical School
U of Minnesota
Residency
U of Missouri
Fellowship
U of Missouri

How Doctor Communicates

doctor, nurse available by email
doctor, nurse available by directline
doctor, nurse available by directline
not available by personal cell phone
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Joseph Stanford works at

University of Utah
Rated 8.9
Strongly recommend: 72%Neutral: 20%Don't recommend: 8%8.9

At 1 office

South Jordan
5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
801-213-4500
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11 patient reviews

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2017 - 2019, Successful
10
10
Age 25 - 27
Fertility Medications
Endometriosis
Other
Other
Income $50K - $99K
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Stanford is an expert in dealing with infertility in a way that works cooperatively with your body through the use of NaPro technology, which is a restorative medicine approach to working with infertility and other issues. This respects woman's bodies and helps treat the underlying issues. It's beautiful and it works! He is so kind and really cares about you as a patient and works to help meet you where you are to accomplish your goals.
I did 2 visits telemedicine and one ultrasound in person [at University of Utah- SLC] and have no issues or concerns about the clinic! Everyone was kind and prompt. I never had to wait very long and all my needs were addressed each time.... My first visit with Dr. Stanford was scheduled half with my husband and half with me. It was around $600 for the whole consultation. My last visit was a follow up since the birth of my daughter and was $200. I've emailed him on the portal so many times since though and he's managed a lot of my care and pregnancy prescribing progesterone that I didn't have to pay for.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford is an expert in dealing with infertility in a way that works cooperatively with your body through the use of NaPro technology, which is a restorative medicine approach to working with infertility and other issues. This respects woman's bodies and helps treat the underlying issues. It's beautiful and it works! He is so kind and really cares about you as a patient and works to help meet you where you are to accomplish your goals. Highly recommend!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Be open to working with other treatments that you might not be familiar with. It's not IVF but works to treat the underlying issues of what is causing your infertility. It's so worth it! So be patient!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford was interested in me, who I was, what I was doing and my overall health and wellbeing. He took time in his visits and never seemed rushed. He explained things well and was open to my inquiries about other options.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
I took progesterone in the second half of my cycle due to a luteal phase defect. I was on low dose naltrexalone (which I forget exactly the reason but something about it being an anti-inflammatory for endometriosis?)
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
I did 2 visits telemedicine and one ultrasound in person and have no issues or concerns about the clinic! Everyone was kind and prompt. I never had to wait very long and all my needs were addressed each time.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
My first visit with Dr. Stanford was scheduled half with my husband and half with me. It was around $600 for the whole consultation. My last visit was a follow up since the birth of my daughter and was $200. I've emailed him on the portal so many times since though and he's managed a lot of my care and pregnancy prescribing progesterone that I didn't have to pay for.
10
Doctor
Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
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Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2019, Successful
10
10
Age 36
1 Fertility Medications
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
European
Income $200K - $499K
3rd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
He [Dr. Joseph Stanford] looks into all avenues and lets you be apart of the choices you make. He empowers you to be in charge of your treatment options. He uses natural approaches and the Creighton model... is thorough and empathetic when working with women and their partners. He goes out of his way to call you, email you and follow up with any questions or concerns you have. He gets back to you quickly. He spends time with you and answers all your questions and concerns. He is the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of working with. His staff is also great to work with and they all show you individualized care.
The nurses [at University of Utah] show empathetic, individualized care. They are very nice and thorough and you can tell they love their jobs...The clinic is clean, the staff is friendly and they provide you drinks while you wait. The mychart is easy to use and their is minimal paper work. I would strongly recommend this clinic. They have an inviting environment and the wait times are short. They communicate with you if they are running behind and worked with me when I was running late. They will make sure to reach your doctor if needed.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford is empathetic and he takes his time to answer all your questions and concerns. He treats his patients as individuals and you can tell he cares for you. He gets back to quickly in my chart and calls to check on you. He is thorough in his diagnosis and treatments and he includes the patient and their partners.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
This is the most thorough doctor you will ever find and his turn around time and follow up is most impressive. You will not regret doing fertility with Dr. Sanford.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Standford is thorough and empathetic when working with women and their partners. He goes out of his way to call you, email you and follow up with any questions or concerns you have. He gets back to you quickly. He spends time with you and answers all your questions and concerns. He is the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of working with. His staff is also great to work with and they all show you individualized care.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
He looks into all avenues and lets you be apart of the choices you make. He empowers you to be in charge of your treatment options. He uses natural approaches and the Creighton model.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
The nurses show empathetic, individualized care. They are very nice and thorough and you can tell they love their jobs.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
The clinic is clean, the staff is friendly and they provide you drinks while you wait. The mychart is easy to use and their is minimal paper work. I would strongly recommend this clinic. They have an inviting environment and the wait times are short. They communicate with you if they are running behind and worked with me when I was running late. They will make sure to reach your doctor if needed.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
$200
10
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Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
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Nursing Staff
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Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2016 - 2018, Unsuccessful
9
8
Age 31 - 33
8 Fertility Medications
Endometriosis
PCOS
Latinx
Income $100K - $199K
Accountant
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Neutral
Unsuccessful
Dr. Stanford remembered us from appointment to appointment. He takes very good notes so that helps for not having to repeat our medical records every appointment. He recommended to follow the Mediterranean diet and not only focus on my fertility but in my health in general. He explained all treatments in detail and e-mail via MyChart web links for extra information and for me to do personal research.
MyChart system [U of Utah] is very good. It's easy to find information , communicate with the Dr., pay and all things involved with the treatment. For the first appointment I had to wait like 5 months but once I was a patient scheduling was very easy.... I met with a nurse practitioner (Keri Katsun) who taught me how to chart and was always available to answer my questions and even advise me on the treatment that we were following with Dr. Stanford.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford told us at our first appointments what could be the possible causes of our infertility and he did all tests in order to rule out one by one the causes. He tried different medications as new problems were showing up and went from low to high impact treatment and drug dose. I like to do things by the book and Dr. Stanford was a perfect match for me. He and his team are very communicative, would answer questions the following day and even call on weekends to follow up. He is compassion and sympathetic. When in need to schedule for a ultrasound on a Saturday or Sunday he would work around our own schedule.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford treatments can take a bit too long so you need to ask about all the options to treat your diagnose and push for higher drug's dose or faster treatment but he will always try to get down to the root of the problem and try his best to solve it. I was with him for 2 years and I think I should have look for a second opinion after the first year or year and a half. He did not suggest my husband to take any supplements which I think it could have help us a tinny bit if he has done it. All the studies and life style changes were focus on me and now I wish he had done something to improve my husbands numbers.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford remembered us from appointment to appointment. He takes very good notes so that helps for not having to repeat our medical records every appointment. He recommended to follow the Mediterranean diet and not only focus on my fertility but in my health in general. He explained all treatments in detail and e-mail via MyChart web links for extra information and for me to do personal research.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
Dr. Stanford had me charting my cycles from the beginning which was tedious at the beginning but now I appreciate having all the information down in the charts with ultrasounds dates and blood test results. It's also 100% helpful to detect ovulation since I have PCOS and not ovulation was a possibility. He first did a hormonal panel to see my hormone levels and had me do a blood draw on day 3 of the cycle plus "day 21". After charting for few cycles he was able to detect some issues and started looking for solutions. Every month that I didn't get pregnant we tried something different. Firsts 5 cycles my mucus was not good so he suggested some supplements to improve mucus quality. He closely monitored my cycles with ultrasounds and/or blood test to detect ovulation. I did ovulate by myself all cycles. He found ovary cyst and suspected endometriosis. On the 5th cycle (with him) I had one of the cyst ruptured and he recommended a laparoscopy that I had on the 7th cycle. The following 6 cycles were supposed to be optimal for getting pregnant but it didn't happen. The laparoscopy did help with my periods pain. For about 4 cycles I had almost no pain but then I started with cramps again. On the 8th cycle, he put me on 200mg progesterone on my luteal phase since my levels were low. But that did not help a lot so 2 cycles later he gave me 400mg. On my 12th cycle I started to have mid-cycle spotting. A hysterosonogram showed no uterus polyps that could cause the spotting so on cycle 15 he put my husband and I on antibiotics (2 weeks for him 4 for me) in case was an infection. That stop the spotting for one cycle so then he put me on low doze Naltrexone around cycle 17. But this still did not solve the spotting. He repeated the hysterosonogram on cycle 22 since my periods were more painful and the spotting persist but came back all good. Although I was ovulating on my own we tried to improve ovulation with Letrozol (7.5mg once a month) starting on cycle 15. On cycle 19 I suffer from hyper-stimulation so Dr. lowered the dose on cycle 21 and 22. On cycle 23 I decided it was the last cycle with Dr. Stanford before moving on to assisted. We did a high dose of Letrozole closely monitored (as were ALL cycles) but we did not achieve a pregnancy.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
I met with a nurse practitioner (Keri Katsun) who taught me how to chart and was always available to answer my questions and even advise me on the treatment that we were following with Dr. Stanford. We would meet every few months to check my chart and follow the instructions of the Creighton Model that Dr. Stanford follows. The nurses at the U are very kind and always welcome us with a smile and would remember what we talked about our personal life on previous appointments. They were good at scheduling follow up appointments.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
MyChart system is very good. It's easy to find information , communicate with the Dr., pay and all things involved with the treatment. For the first appointment I had to wait like 5 months but once I was a patient scheduling was very easy.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
Since the whole treatment was due to my PCOS and endometriosis and Dr. Stanford is in network, everything was cover by my health insurance except for the monthly follow up fee that was charged when he revised my chart that I would send by e-mail and not see him in person that month.
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Doctor
Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
8
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2017 - 2018, Successful
10
10
Age 24 - 25
6 Fertility Medications
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Other
European
Income $50K - $99K
Teacher
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Stanford paid attention to every concern I had. He answered every question clearly and with compassion. He outlined what was happening, what would happen, and alternative plans if things went different than expected.... We identified a luteal phase defect, poorly regulated cycles and not producing enough progesterone. I took progesterone in the luteal phase to prevent recurrent miscarriage. When I got pregnant again with the progesterone, I was able to carry my pregnancy instead of losing it early.
This clinic is very self sustaining within the University of Utah medical clinic, so much so that the switchboard was not always able to connect me to Dr. Stanford and they had trouble locating him in the system. It helps to have the direct line. Dr. Stanford is a specialty provider so he works with a unique methodology of care you would not be able to experience with any other provider at University of Utah and most other clinics.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford paid attention to every concern I had. He answered every question clearly and with compassion. He outlined what was happening, what would happen, and alternative plans if things went different than expected.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Trust the doctor, he knows what he is doing!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford was very personal and took every concern I had very seriously. He was easy to reach and his staff were very helpful as well.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
I had hormonal testing for a monitored cycle to check for imbalances including follicular tracking. We identified a luteal phase defect, poorly regulated cycles and not producing enough progesterone. I took progesterone in the luteal phase to prevent recurrent miscarriage. When I got pregnant again with the progesterone, I was able to carry my pregnancy instead of losing it early.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
This clinic is very self sustaining within the University of Utah medical clinic, so much so that the switchboard was not always able to connect me to Dr. Stanford and they had trouble locating him in the system. It helps to have the direct line. Dr. Stanford is a specialty provider so he works with a unique methodology of care you would not be able to experience with any other provider at University of Utah and most other clinics.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
The costs are minimal because they are associated with dealing with pre-existing reproductive health problems which are causing infertility. Since the treatment is focused on dealing with underlying health problems, my health insurance covered all my treatment.
Describe Joseph Stanford's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at University of Utah.
This doctor does not perform IVF. He focuses on how to naturally achieve pregnancy without invasive procedures.
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Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
2016 - 2017, Unknown Success
10
9
Age 28 - 29
6 Fertility Medications
Endometriosis
European
Income $100K - $199K
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Not sure
Dr Stanford saw me in Dec 2016, he asked me to begin charting my cycle...His take on fertility takes a longer amount of time, but in the long run, he will get down to the problem and help you solve it....Dr. Joseph Stanford had me chart my cycles for two or three months, evaluated it along with my symptoms, and diagnosed me with Endometriosis...Dr. Joseph Stanford would respond to my MyChart emails promptly...He is very personable and great to count on.
The location [U of Utah] is in Daybreak, South Jordan Utah....Very nice brand new building. I hated the self check in - it took forever....Our first appointment we waited 40 minutes....They [nursing staff] were happy and upbeat and showed appropriate support if something hard happened. I liked them....Dr. Joseph Stanford would respond to my MyChart emails promptly...He changed his billing process while we were with him.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Joseph Stanford had me chart my cycles for two or three months, evaluated it along with my symptoms, and diagnosed me with Endometriosis and pushed me to get a laparoscopy. I have it scheduled, and I am eagerly awaiting to see what my surgeon finds!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
His take on fertility takes a longer amount of time, but in the long run, he will get down to the problem and help you solve it, instead of bypass the problem with test tubes and unnecessary meds.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Joseph Stanford would respond to my MyChart emails promptly, he called me after an appointment and asked if it was ok to order one more blood work test. He is very personable and great to count on.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
Dr Stanford saw me in Dec 2016, he asked me to begin charting my cycle so he could get an idea of what my body was lacking. He says it is usually hormonal imbalances or blockages. I charted for two months, met with a nurse practitioner who specializes in teaching charting, and then we saw him Feb 8, 2017. He rated my cervical mucus as good, and based on my symptoms, said I had endometriosis and I should get a laparoscopy. Most traditional RE and OB doctors discourage laparoscopy, because of the risks, and he explained the risks, but he said the risks DO NOT outweigh the cons. I don't think I would have ever gotten a laparoscopy if it weren't for him. We will see the results and what they find!
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
They were happy and upbeat and showed appropriate support if something hard happened. I liked them.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
The location is in Daybreak, South Jordan Utah. Kind of for for me. Very nice brand new building. I hated the self check in - it took forever. Pretty low wait time our second appointment. Our first appointment we waited 40 minutes.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
He changed his billing process while we were with him. He started billing things separately and billing for MyChart email questions, I think.
10
Doctor
Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
9
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
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Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018, Successful
10
10
Age 35
2 Fertility Medications
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
European
Income $100K - $199K
Teacher
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
He [Dr. Joseph Stanford] never made me feel like he was rushed during our appointments and spent more time with me than I could have ever expected. He made sure to keep me informed, make me feel supported, and cover all questions or concerns through each step of the way. Through restorative reproductive medicine and natural women's health practices, my husband and I were able to become pregnant with a healthy baby within 3 months of starting with Dr. Stanford. He has given us the gift of a growing family and I really can't say enough about what a positive and supportive experience we had.
[The nurses at University of Utah were] Friendly, supportive, easy to talk to, informative...the facilities are beautiful and clean. The ease of making an appointment and checking in for appointments was paramount...He [Dr. Joseph Stanford] never made me feel like he was rushed during our appointments and spent more time with me than I could have ever expected. He made sure to keep me informed, make me feel supported, and cover all questions or concerns through each step of the way. Through restorative reproductive medicine and natural women's health practices, my husband and I were able to become pregnant with a healthy baby within 3 months of starting with Dr. Stanford. He has given us the gift of a growing family and I really can't say enough about what a positive and supportive experience we had.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
I visited him at his South Jordan location and could not have been more pleased with my experience with him. Struggling with fertility is not an easy thing to deal with physically, mentally, or emotionally, but Dr. Stanford made me feel at ease and hopeful through the process. He never made me feel like he was rushed during our appointments and spent more time with me than I could have ever expected. He made sure to keep me informed, make me feel supported, and cover all questions or concerns through each step of the way. Through restorative reproductive medicine and natural women's health practices, my husband and I were able to become pregnant with a healthy baby within 3 months of starting with Dr. Stanford. He has given us the gift of a growing family and I really can't say enough about what a positive and supportive experience we had.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Trust the process
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Struggling with fertility is not an easy thing to deal with physically, mentally, or emotionally, but Dr. Stanford made me feel at ease and hopeful through the process. He never made me feel like he was rushed during our appointments and spent more time with me than I could have ever expected. He made sure to keep me informed, make me feel supported, and cover all questions or concerns through each step of the way.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
Friendly, supportive, easy to talk to, informative
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
It's a little out of the way for me as I live in a different part of the valley, but the facilities are beautiful and clean. The ease of making an appointment and checking in for appointments was paramount.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
Almost all (90%) of my visits and treatments were covered by insurance. If they didn't cover upfront, insurance would almost always reimburse me when I would file a claim.
Describe Joseph Stanford's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at University of Utah.
N/A
10
Doctor
Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
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Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019, Unknown Success
10
10
Age 33
4 IUI
Unexplained
South Asian
Income $100K - $199K
Nurse or HC Services
3rd of 3 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. S uses the creighton method of fertility tracking. So you are tracking cervical mucous. He evaluates that and then determines what's happening. There are coaches to help you inbetween visits. ... He is so kind. I was shocked at how pleasant he was. I liked how honest he was, he wasn't saying you'll be pregnant in a month. He said it would take time. That he'd be with me every step of the way. That really hit me. No physician has ever said that to me. He checked in on me over weekends, would send me emails clarifying things.
The clinic [University of Utah - SLC] is right next to obgyn. So if seeing pregnant women is a trigger... or seeing babies is, it's hard to sit there and watch waiting for your name to be called. Sometimes the wait is long. I waited almost an hour once. But he spends so much time with you it's hard to be upset at him. ... Dr. S uses the creighton method of fertility tracking. So you are tracking cervical mucous. He evaluates that and then determines what's happening. There are coaches to help you inbetween visits.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
He is so kind. I was shocked at how pleasant he was. I liked how honest he was, he wasn't saying you'll be pregnant in a month. He said it would take time. That he'd be with me every step of the way. That really hit me. No physician has ever said that to me. He checked in on me over weekends, would send me emails clarifying things.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Do your homework. Be patient and get on his calendar as soon as you can.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
His bedside manner is beyond anyone I've ever met before. He's just so kind and wants to make sure you understand what's happening. He cares about the condition, but worries about how you are mentally as well. He made sure I felt supported.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
Dr. S uses the creighton method of fertility tracking. So you are tracking cervical mucous. He evaluates that and then determines what's happening. There are coaches to help you inbetween visits.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
The clinic is right next to obgyn. So if seeing pregnant women is a trigger... or seeing babies is, it's hard to sit there and watch waiting for your name to be called. Sometimes the wait is long. I waited almost an hour once. But he spends so much time with you it's hard to be upset at him.
What specific things went wrong at University of Utah?
  • Failed to order appropriate test
Describe the specific things that went wrong at University of Utah.
The wrong was quickly righted.
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Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
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Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019, Successful
10
10
Age 32
Anovulation
Other
Prefer not to answer
2nd of 2 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr Stanford took the time to really review all my data and understand my big picture. He is always prompt to respond to after appointment questions, and even emailed me with questions he had thought of later... uses Creighton and NaproTechnology to observe your cycles, evaluate the root cause of any problems, and treat that directly. His method is designed to restore natural function so that you can conceive on your own, instead of shortcutting by ignoring problems and forcing the body to do something it's not prepared for...took the time to personally call me with my lab results and answer questions.
Sign in is quick [at University of Utah]. There are helpful people directing me where to go. Nice waiting area. Easy free parking...[nurses are] Efficient and knowledgeable...Dr. Stanford uses Creighton and NaproTechnology to observe your cycles, evaluate the root cause of any problems, and treat that directly. His method is designed to restore natural function so that you can conceive on your own, instead of shortcutting by ignoring problems and forcing the body to do something it's not prepared for...took the time to really review all my data and understand my big picture. He is always prompt to respond to after appointment questions, and even emailed me with questions he had thought of later.
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr Stanford took the time to really review all my data and understand my big picture. He is always prompt to respond to after appointment questions, and even emailed me with questions he had thought of later.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Be patient with the process.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford took the time to personally call me with my lab results and answer questions.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
Dr. Stanford uses Creighton and NaproTechnology to observe your cycles, evaluate the root cause of any problems, and treat that directly. His method is designed to restore natural function so that you can conceive on your own, instead of shortcutting by ignoring problems and forcing the body to do something it's not prepared for.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
Efficient and knowledgeable
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
Sign in is quick. There are helpful people directing me where to go. Nice waiting area. Easy free parking. I can't say much else.........................................................................................................
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
Less than $100 because my husband has excellent insurance
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Doctor
Joseph Stanford
Humanity
Communication
Frequency Seen
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
10
Clinic
University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Operations
Scheduling
Billing Department
Nursing Staff
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2016 - 2019, Consult
9
8
Age 24 - 27
4 Fertility Medications
Anovulation
PCOS
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Unexplained
European
Latinx
Black or African-American
Native American
Income $0 - $49K
Teacher
3rd of 5 Docs
Strongly Recommends
Neutral
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Sometimes [Dr. Joseph Stanford's] bedside manner wasn’t as delicate as I wanted-but it was what I needed to hear. I kind of wish we could have come to where we are now faster though. He is very knowledgeable and I felt like I could ask questions, though didn’t always know how to express concerns...The biggest thing he did in the beginning was help me use a new cycle tracking system that helped him know hormonal imbalances and what was going on in order to fix the problem instead of just treat the symptoms
It takes a while to get a visit [at University of Utah], Dr Stanford does to online conferences though. So if you’re far away, that can help. I once had a conference with him when I was out of country. He’s very clear and efficient, but not always super delicate...They [nurses] were good, they could have communicated more though...Sometimes [Dr. Joseph Stanford's] bedside manner wasn’t as delicate as I wanted-but it was what I needed to hear. I kind of wish we could have come to where we are now faster though. He is very knowledgeable and I felt like I could ask questions, though didn’t always know how to express concerns...The biggest thing he did in the beginning was help me use a new cycle tracking system that helped him know hormonal imbalances and what was going on in order to fix the problem instead of just treat the symptoms
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Sometimes his bedside manner wasn’t as delicate as I wanted-but it was what I needed to hear. I kind of wish we could have come to where we are now faster though. He is very knowledgeable and I felt like I could ask questions, though didn’t always know how to express concerns
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Go to him sooner then later, and track all the information he asks you to in the beginning. It will help things go faster
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
The biggest thing he did in the beginning was help me use a new cycle tracking system that helped him know hormonal imbalances and what was going on in order to fix the problem instead of just treat the symptoms
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
They were good, they could have communicated more though
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
It takes a while to get a visit, Dr Stanford does to online conferences though. So if you’re far away, that can help. I once had a conference with him when I was out of country. He’s very clear and efficient, but not always super delicate.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
About $60-200 a doctors visit. I had insurance change as well though
Describe Joseph Stanford's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at University of Utah.
I’m not sure
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Joseph Stanford
Humanity
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Trustworthiness
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University of Utah
Salt Lake City
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2019, Successful
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Age 27
Unexplained
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European
Income $100K - $199K
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Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Stanford always fully explains his thought, ideas, and plans. He asks you if you’re okay with the treatment plan or if you as the patient has a different idea of what you want. He’s very kind and compassionate and I can tell he truly loves helping people...He monitors my progesterone very closely now once I’m able to conceive. We also did a series of ultrasounds which showed my follicles weren’t fully developing as they should. He put me on clomid to help that
The [University of Utah] clinic has been wonderful from the start. Very quick to get back to you. They help track down who you need in a timely matter. They also help you the best they can with the times you need. So far, we have nothing bad to say about the clinic or staff...[our assigned nurse] She’s so sweet and feels like a friend now, not just another nurse!
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford always fully explains his thought, ideas, and plans. He asks you if you’re okay with the treatment plan or if you as the patient has a different idea of what you want. He’s very kind and compassionate and I can tell he truly loves helping people.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Be as open and honest as you can, and do your part. Sometimes it is a lot of work!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford and his team always talk to you with care. They also are very quick to respond to any questions we have
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
I had a miscarriage due to low progesterone (we believe). He monitors my progesterone very closely now once I’m able to conceive. We also did a series of ultrasounds which showed my follicles weren’t fully developing as they should. He put me on clomid to help that. I’m currently pregnant with my second child thanks to Dr. Stanford!
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at University of Utah.
They’re all amazing, but our favorite is Laura! She’s so sweet and feels like a friend now, not just another nurse!
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
The clinic has been wonderful from the start. Very quick to get back to you. They help track down who you need in a timely matter. They also help you the best they can with the times you need. So far, we have nothing bad to say about the clinic or staff
Describe the costs associated with your care under Joseph Stanford at University of Utah.
The cost was more than reasonable. I live in a town 3.5 hours from dr Stanford and the cost is over 4 times higher to be seen or have procedures done in my home town
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Joseph Stanford
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University of Utah
South Jordan
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European
Income $100K - $199K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Stanford is quick to respond to any questions. He is thorough in his after appointment notes and shared all of them with me. He answered all of my questions and listened to all of my concerns...[he] prescribed progesterone to me. He recommended I take it vaginally to reduce side affects and increase absorption. He even took the time to describe the progesterone he uses and why..
I live almost an hour away from the [University of Utah] clinic but I loved that most of my visits were done virtually. I only went into the clinic when I needed an ultrasound. All staff members I came in contact with were professional and appropriate. I felt confidence almost immediately because of the care I was receiving..
How was your experience with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
I can't recommend Dr. Stanford high enough. I began seeing him in January of 2021. He was thorough with the questions he asked and information he gathered from me. He took the time to do the necessary lab work to determine why I was struggling with infertility. He appropriately diagnosed me and prescribed me the appropriate treatment. Within 2 months of my first visit I was pregnant. After the positive result on a pregnancy test, he continued to watch my hormone levels with blood work and did an early ultrasound in order to reduce the risk of miscarriage. I felt confident through the entire experience that I was getting the best care possible. Dr. Stanford specializes in restorative reproductive medicine and natural women's health. I really appreciated his approach to work with my body instead of just throwing a pill at me.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Joseph Stanford at University of Utah?
Dr. Stanford is quick to respond to any questions. He is thorough in his after appointment notes and shared all of them with me. He answered all of my questions and listened to all of my concerns.
Describe the protocols Joseph Stanford used in your cycles at University of Utah and their degree of success.
Dr. Stanford prescribed progesterone to me. He recommended I take it vaginally to reduce side affects and increase absorption. He even took the time to describe the progesterone he uses and why. I felt confident in my treatment and I was pregnant on my next cycle.
Describe your experience with University of Utah.
I live almost an hour away from the clinic but I loved that most of my visits were done virtually. I only went into the clinic when I needed an ultrasound. All staff members I came in contact with were professional and appropriate. I felt confidence almost immediately because of the care I was receiving.
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Joseph Stanford
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Clinic
University of Utah
South Jordan
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