How was your experience with Larry Barmat at Abington Reproductive Medicine?
Very smart, looks at your best interest and never seems about the money. Listens and provides honest feedback. Supports thoughts and ideas but also only within reason. Goes through all options, discussed experimental ideas but then advises if not necessary for your current situation. Compassionate but not too emotional.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Larry Barmat at Abington Reproductive Medicine?
His empathy can appear dry.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Larry Barmat at Abington Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. Barmat is very direct but very honest and upfront. He genuinely cares but will not waste your time on things he does not feel are necessary or that will not work. I've always felt like he had my best interest and truly cared.
Describe the protocols Larry Barmat used in your cycles at Abington Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
Testosterone protocols, which allowed for the follicles to start around the same time. I often experienced issues where one follicle would take off in size and this protocol has brought me the most success with number of eggs retrieved.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Overall the nurses are great. There are a few that I felt had attitude in their tone. I do understand the job is demanding but as infertility patients we are extremely vulnerable. I do not think any were lacking knowledge or assistance but some were definitely more friendly and more compassionate then others.
Describe your experience with Abington Reproductive Medicine.
Billing lacks on communication and responsiveness. A great group of doctors, however they all have different approaches or suggestions which at times is conflicting and confusing. Nurses are thorough and responsive. Biggest negative is billing area.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Larry Barmat at Abington Reproductive Medicine.
Cost were in range with other facilities and average cost in general.
Describe Larry Barmat's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Abington Reproductive Medicine.
Typically, I was allowed to transfer 2. They always explained everything in full detail.
What specific things went wrong at Abington Reproductive Medicine?
- Failed to call with results