How was your experience with Paul Dmowski at Reproductive Medicine Institute?
I enjoyed Dr. Dmowski as my doctor. He has an incredible amount of experience in his field. He is more than happy to share his knowledge and make it understandable. He is very sincere, but also has a sense of humor. He is a caring and compassionate physician.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paul Dmowski at Reproductive Medicine Institute?
If you are looking for a lot of sugarcoating and hand holding, he probably isn't the doctor for you. If you want a doctor that gives it to you straight and uses his experience to get you pregnant without any mishaps, he is your man.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paul Dmowski at Reproductive Medicine Institute?
The doctor gave me information and wanted to answer any questions I had. Doctor also respected and found value in the knowledge O had already. It was important to him that I understood my situation and treatment.
Describe the protocols Paul Dmowski used in your cycles at Reproductive Medicine Institute and their degree of success.
Protocol was birth control, Lupron, Follistim and menopur. HCG trigger. Doxycycline. Intramuscular delestrogen and progesterone. Used ICSI for severe MFI. We ended up with 4 good quality blasts. One fresh transfer ended in negative beta. One frozen transfer resulted in positive beta.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Medicine Institute. (Assigned nurse: Sabah Burki)
My nurse was not a great communicator. I had to clarify things quite a bit. She implied I made things very confusing. The lack of clarity and mistakes is what caused me to have to reach out to get info corrected or clarified. Instructions should be correct and clear.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Medicine Institute.
I feel they monitor patients very well. The phlebotomist in the office is friendly, kind and a pro at taking blood. The ofice is very clean. The nurse needed to improve with communication both written and spoken.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paul Dmowski at Reproductive Medicine Institute.
My insurance covered most of my stimulation, egg retrieval and fresh transfer. When my insurance benefits ran out I paid $5,000 for a complete FET cycle with monitoring and transfer.
Describe Paul Dmowski's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Medicine Institute.
Doctor advised he would not transfer more than 2. He educated me on the pros and cons of both and respected my decision to transfer 2.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Medicine Institute?
- Provided conflicting information