Melinda Henne

Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine

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Medical SchoolMed U. of S. Carolina
ResidencyAir Force
FellowshipStanford U.
Jacksonville
836 Prudential Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 399-5620
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Melinda Henne to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 100%10
3 assessments
  • 100% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 0% Neutral (7-8)
  • 0% Don't recommend (0-6)
Humanity
Treated like a number
Treated like a human
10
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
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Communication

Ratings of 1 mean poor communication.

Ratings of 10 mean excellent communication.

Frequency Seen
Rarely saw at appts.
Always saw at appts.
5
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 Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 80%Neutral: 16%Don't recommend: 4%9.3
89 assessments
  • 80% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 16% Neutral (7-8)
  • 4% Don't recommend (0-6)
3 assessments
10
8
Age
36
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
8
She [Dr. Henne] called me on the weekend when she was off to walk me through my lining check. I really felt like she was on our team wanting a pregnancy...She is up to date on current research. I felt like she was on our team and really tried all avenues. I didn’t feel like a number. There was a personalized approach to my treatment and protocol. Great bed side manner... Henne recommended a scratch before the next transfer and also put me on metanx for my MTHFR gene mutation.
Leslie [nurse at USF IVF] became my friend through this journey. When she called to tell me the first FET failed she called me the next day and a week later to check on me. I felt like she was fully vested in our journey...I feel like they take an outside of the box approach with protocols and treatments. They are pretty conservative. Getting in to start the process is painfully long. You have to stay on top of them (Joy) so things don’t fall thru the cracks and cause delays. Since it’s an educational practice associated with a university the doctors are also teachers. Their costs are a little cheaper than other local clinics and you get access to meds from the hospital which beats any pharmacy.
Age
36
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
Occupation
Investment Banker
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
8
How was your experience with Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
She is up to date on current research. I felt like she was on our team and really tried all avenues. I didn’t feel like a number. There was a personalized approach to my treatment and protocol. Great bed side manner
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
She called me on the weekend when she was off to walk me through my lining check. I really felt like she was on our team wanting a pregnancy.
Describe the protocols Melinda Henne used in your cycles at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology and their degree of success.
I had a problem with thin lining. We cancelled two FETs, did two ERAs and eventually did on unsuccessful FET with another dr in the practice. They never checked my lining. Henne recommended a scratch before the next transfer and also put me on metanx for my MTHFR gene mutation.
Describe your experience with your nurse at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology. (Assigned nurse: Leslie Moya)
Leslie became my friend through this journey. When she called to tell me the first FET failed she called me the next day and a week later to check on me. I felt like she was fully vested in our journey. Amanda is also amazing. Joy, on the other hand, was an awful communicator and had no compassion. Do not recommend working with Joy
Describe your experience with USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology.
I feel like they take an outside of the box approach with protocols and treatments. They are pretty conservative. Getting in to start the process is painfully long. You have to stay on top of them (Joy) so things don’t fall thru the cracks and cause delays. Since it’s an educational practice associated with a university the doctors are also teachers. Their costs are a little cheaper than other local clinics and you get access to meds from the hospital which beats any pharmacy.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology.
Insurance covered my retrieval. We paid $4100 for the FET
Describe Melinda Henne's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology.
We only had 1 embryo
10
Doctor
Melinda Henne
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Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
Clinic
USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology
Tampa
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10
10
Age
33
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
10
10
Dr. Henne is extremely thorough and doesn’t miss a beat. She’s kind and has a wonderful bedside manner, but doesn’t sugar coat things. She never rushes through an appointment and makes sure all questions are answered before you leave.... Dr. Henne has completely changed my plan and put me on a batching cycle. Which means I’ll do 3 retrievals, freeze all embryos, send for testing, then transfer.
[Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine is] a huge office with many doctors, but it’s very individualized care. They have multiple locations, but I recommend the downtown location. I never waited long for any appointment. And they don’t weigh you at every appointment!... I have diminished ovarian reserve. My previous doctor never changed the protocol and immediately started talking about donor eggs. Dr. Henne has completely changed my plan and put me on a batching cycle. Which means I’ll do 3 retrievals, freeze all embryos, send for testing, then transfer.
Age
33
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing, 1 Embryo Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
10
10
How was your experience with Melinda Henne at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine?
Dr. Henne is extremely thorough and doesn’t miss a beat. She’s kind and has a wonderful bedside manner, but doesn’t sugar coat things. She never rushes through an appointment and makes sure all questions are answered before you leave.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Melinda Henne at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine?
Be patient and know that a long road means that she is covering all the bases to get you your baby.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Melinda Henne at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine?
Even on her days off, she was always available via cell to answer questions. She called me personally from her office to give me updates.
Describe the protocols Melinda Henne used in your cycles at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine and their degree of success.
I have diminished ovarian reserve. My previous doctor never changed the protocol and immediately started talking about donor eggs. Dr. Henne has completely changed my plan and put me on a batching cycle. Which means I’ll do 3 retrievals, freeze all embryos, send for testing, then transfer.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine. (Assigned nurse: Stephanie Parker )
Very friendly, know you by name
Describe your experience with Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine.
It’s a huge office with many doctors, but it’s very individualized care. They have multiple locations, but I recommend the downtown location. I never waited long for any appointment. And they don’t weigh you at every appointment!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Melinda Henne at Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine.
1 round of IVF was about $14,000.
10
Doctor
Melinda Henne
Communication
Trustworthiness
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Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine
Jacksonville
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10
5
Age
37 - 38
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
5
She [Dr. Melinda Henne] was very transparent with me. She listened to my concerns and was willing to start treatments without repeating all of the uncomfortable and unnecessary testing that i have already had done at my previous clinic.... She took time to discuss with me the reality of my situation and how hard it would be to get pregnant. She didn’t say it was impossible but provided details explaining why it would be difficult.
It was very quick checking in [at USF IVF and Reproductive Endo- Tampa]. I had my paperwork already competed which helped make things go quicker. Have your ID out and that will also make it go quicker. Easy to locate.... The nurse called in the wrong medication which almost made me pass out bc my sugar dropped so low.... I remember IUI was roughly around $700
Age
37 - 38
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Sales Representative
Order & Number of Docs Seen
4th of 4 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
5
How was your experience with Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
She was very transparent with me. She listened to my concerns and was willing to start treatments without repeating all of the uncomfortable and unnecessary testing that i have already had done at my previous clinic.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
Go with questions. She will answer them honestly.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
She took time to discuss with me the reality of my situation and how hard it would be to get pregnant. She didn’t say it was impossible but provided details explaining why it would be difficult.
Describe the protocols Melinda Henne used in your cycles at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology and their degree of success.
I went for consultation. She wants to start the IUI process.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nurse called in the wrong medication which almost made me pass out bc my sugar dropped so low.
Describe your experience with USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology.
It was very quick checking in. I had my paperwork already competed which helped make things go quicker. Have your ID out and that will also make it go quicker. Easy to locate. This has to be 200 words to submit so I’m rambling now to make it 200 words.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Melinda Henne at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology.
I remember IUI was roughly around $700
What specific things went wrong at USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
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Doctor
Melinda Henne
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology
Tampa
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
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