How was your experience with Michael Thomas at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health?
He always explains everything thoroughly so I can make the best choice for myself, answers my questions honestly but gently, makes sure I'm still interested in continuing cycles, helps me stay positive
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Michael Thomas at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health?
Ask him to elaborate if you don't understand something or have questions. He's always happy to explain!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Michael Thomas at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health?
He always knows where I'm at with my cycles, ask about my specifics (husband, medication side effects, etc.), always speaks to me in ways I'm able to understand, answers all of my questions
Describe the protocols Michael Thomas used in your cycles at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health and their degree of success.
Currently taking Estradiol for low estrogen. 5 cycles total. I've done 3 cycles with Clomid and Ovidrel, 1 with just Ovidrel, and 1 with Letrazole. 2 Clomid cycles produced follicles, produced follicle on my own once, no follicles with Letrazole. Next cycle will be an IUI if follicles are produced.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Always kind, answered questions, very helpful, great with communication
Describe your experience with UC Health Center for Reproductive Health.
Strengths- lots of experienced doctors, warm and welcoming, always there to answer questions, flexible scheduling (last minute, weekends, etc.), helpful with insurance issues, responsive
Weaknesses- sometimes the visits are very short, don't have time to think of questions right away
Describe the costs associated with your care under Michael Thomas at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health.
I've changed insurance throughout this time. I had copays previously, had to pay for 2 ultrasounds out of pocket (previous insurance), and paid for medications
Describe Michael Thomas's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health.
What specific things went wrong at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health?
- Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
Describe the specific things that went wrong at UC Health Center for Reproductive Health.
Once there was an issue sending a prescription to a speciality pharmacy. They quickly resolved the issue!