How was your experience with Paul Zarutskie at Baylor / Texas Childrens?
Very knowledgeable and experienced doctor. He is willing to consider the parts of this process that have a lot of science behind it as well as some of the supportive therapies that may not be proven but have anecdotal support if you are interested. He is very thorough and considerate. He has a great bedside manner and listens to patient concerns.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paul Zarutskie at Baylor / Texas Childrens?
Dr Z goes above and beyond to make things make sense and answer any questions we have. He has called me personally to update me at each step of the egg retrieval/fertilization so far. His nurses are always responsive to questions and have always felt comfortable running things by him.
Describe the protocols Paul Zarutskie used in your cycles at Baylor / Texas Childrens and their degree of success.
We are still in treatment right now for recurrent pregnancy loss. He was extremely thorough in his work up. He has been patient and supportive as we navigate the IVF journey. We have had one successful egg retrieval and are waiting to here embryo numbers in the next few days. We will hopefully have a frozen transfer with Dr Z as well.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Baylor / Texas Childrens. (Assigned nurse: Brandy)
Brandy has been very responsive to questions and concerns. She is knowledgeable, but also always talks to Dr Z when necessary.
Describe your experience with Baylor / Texas Childrens.
Clinic staff are friendly and helpful. They are almost always running on time. Since they are in the medical center, it was easy for me to access them since I work there. Financial counseling is available every day and gave us an idea of what to expect when we started.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paul Zarutskie at Baylor / Texas Childrens.
Our insurance covers some of the therapy with Dr Z.
Office visits:$25 copay
Ultrasounds: $35 copay
Retrieval: $650 copay and $750 for anesthesia
Each office visit, the financial counselor runs your cost and sends you an email prior to the visit with estimated patient cost. This includes every ultrasound monitoring visit.