Reproductive Partners Fertility Center

6 doctors work here

Rated 9.3
Strongly recommend: 84%Neutral: 13%Don't recommend: 4%9.3
84% strongly recommend
78 reviews
Operations
9.6
9.6
Operations

Ratings of 1 indicate that a clinic was poorly operated.

Ratings of 10 indicate that a clinic operated very well.

Scheduling
9.2
9.2
Scheduling

Ratings of 1 mean it was difficult to schedule appointments with this clinic.

Ratings of 10 mean it was easy to schedule appointments.

Billing Department
8.6
8.6
Billing Department

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory billing department.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent billing department.

Nursing Team
9.4
9.4
Nursing Team

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory nursing team.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent nursing team.

Attention to Detail
8.9
8.9
Attention to Detail

Attention to detail is on a 1 - 10 scale, and is scored based on the rate, and severity, of errors committed by the clinic according to the patients.

For example, a severe error might be failing to inform a patient of critical information, while a small error might be failing to call a patient with results.

CDC Success Rates

This is the most recent data from the CDC. The CDC cautions that it should not be used to compare doctors and clinics. This data represents the outcomes of IVF cycles when using a person's own eggs.

For more information please see our FAQs.

Where you see a “?” on the chart, a clinic has done fewer than 20 cycles in this category and age range, so the CDC says showing percentages from this small data set would be misleading and unreliable.

Annual Cycles
1,176
National Avg
738
This Clinic
National Avg
00%
20%
40%
60%
<35
35-37
38-40
>40

Available Resources

Genetic counseling
Genetic counseling
Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Mental health counseling
Mental health counseling
Nutrition counseling
Nutrition counseling
Administration of shots
Administration of shots
Coordinating at-home nursing
Coordinating at-home nursing
Selling medication
Selling medication
Providing backup medication
Providing backup medication

This clinic has 1 office

La Jolla
9850 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037

78 patient reviews

2011 - 2016, Successful
NPS
9
NPS
9
Age 31 - 36
1 IUI
Male Factor
1st of 3 Docs
4 IUI With Other Docs
1 IVF With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Ask questions know all of the information before you begin and do your own research. We have had a long journey with different dr and dr garzo is amazing and clearly knows what he is doing...Dr Garzo is great more of a facts and numbers guy....The first time for iui we had a ton of bills [from Reproductive Partners] . This time our insurance covers cost and the finance people are all over helping and providing detailed info. They call back in less than 24 hours
Ask questions know all of the information before you begin and do your own research. We have had a long journey with different dr and dr garzo is amazing and clearly knows what he is doing...Dr Garzo is great more of a facts and numbers guy....The first time for iui we had a ton of bills [from Reproductive Partners] . This time our insurance covers cost and the finance people are all over helping and providing detailed info. They call back in less than 24 hours
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr garzo is great more of a facts and numbers guy.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Ask questions know all of the information before you begin and do your own research. We have had a long journey with different dr and dr garzo is amazing and clearly knows what he is doing
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The first time for iui we had a ton of bills. This time our insurance covers cost and the finance people are all over helping and providing detailed info. They call back in less than 24 hours
9
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
3 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
3 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2015, Unknown Success
NPS
9
NPS
9
Age 32
1 Fertility Medications
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Endometriosis
Male Factor
Tubal Blockage
Income $100K - $199K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
I absolutely love her [Dr. Brooke Friedman], and her honesty and calmness. She takes as much time with us as needed to talk us through each step. Her confidence exudes in a very pleasant way. She is so caring and nurturing, and has been EXACTLY what we needed on this journey.
I absolutely love her [Dr. Brooke Friedman], and her honesty and calmness. She takes as much time with us as needed to talk us through each step. Her confidence exudes in a very pleasant way. She is so caring and nurturing, and has been EXACTLY what we needed on this journey [Note: Dr. Friedman may have left to join San Diego Fertility].
How was your experience with Brooke Friedman at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I absolutely love her, and her honesty and calmness. She takes as much time with us as needed to talk us through each step. Her confidence exudes in a very pleasant way. She is so caring and nurturing, and has been EXACTLY what we needed on this journey.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
  • Lost paperwork
  • Failed to convey critical information
9
Doctor
Brooke Friedman
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
3 of 5
Nursing Staff
4 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
LGBTQ+
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019 - 2020, Consult
NPS
10
NPS
8
Age 31 - 32
PCOS
Uterine Fibroids
Black or African-American
Income $50K - $99K
1st of 3 Docs
Donor Sperm
LGBTQ+
Strongly Recommends
Neutral
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
I went to him [Dr. Sanjay Agarwal] for all of my initial testing, we discussed my options, we decided to move forward with IUI after considering what would work best for my partner and I. We discussed whether or not to do a medicated round...has such a warm and generous spirit. He always answers all of my questions and provides me with detailed information. I never feel rushed or like I my questions are silly. I also feel like he cares about my specific situation and want to give me care that will work to reach my goals
The doctor's office [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] was very pleasant. Very clean and nicely updated. It's a bit quiet which I found to be nice as it felt peaceful. This is such an unnerving situation it was nice that the office felt calm and things felt peaceful and private...They were all nice. I saw different nurses each visit. Very prompt when replying to me on the patient portal.
How was your experience with Sanjay Agarwal at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I had a couple of options ahead of me. He was honest in giving me his opinion about what I should try first and what my odds may be. He listens and cares not just about me but also my partner. As a queer person that is so important to me.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sanjay Agarwal at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Make a list of questions, he'll answer them.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sanjay Agarwal at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Agarwal has such a warm and generous spirit. He always answers all of my questions and provides me with detailed information. I never feel rushed or like I my questions are silly. I also feel like he cares about my specific situation and want to give me care that will work to reach my goals
Describe the protocols Sanjay Agarwal used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I went to him for all of my initial testing, we discussed my options, we decided to move forward with IUI after considering what would work best for my partner and I. We discussed whether or not to do a medicated round and just as things were going to get started COVID-19 happened so I don't know how things will turn out.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
They were all nice. I saw different nurses each visit. Very prompt when replying to me on the patient portal.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The doctor's office was very pleasant. Very clean and nicely updated. It's a bit quiet which I found to be nice as it felt peaceful. This is such an unnerving situation it was nice that the office felt calm and things felt peaceful and private.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sanjay Agarwal at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I did not make it to this step
10
Doctor
Sanjay Agarwal
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
4 of 5
8
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
4 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
2019 - 2021, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 36 - 38
2 IVF
Income $100K - $199K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Su really cared about me...tried her best for the outcome of egg retrieval...foresaw an unsuccessful egg productivity, she would cancel that cycle for the best of my interest...trusted her professionalism during the whole treatment...very friendly and patient to any questions I had.
Wei Zhang and the whole embryologist team [at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] were very professional in embryo culture and provided me with high quality of frozen embryo...were very responsive to my questions and communicated well with my doctor...whole nursing team are very responsive, skillful and patient.
How was your experience with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Su really cared about me and tried her best for the outcome of egg retrieval. If she foresaw an unsuccessful egg productivity, she would cancel that cycle for the best of my interest. I truly trusted her professionalism during the whole treatment. She is also very friendly and patient to any questions I had.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Follow the instructions and truly trust Dr. Su's professionalism.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Su was very professional and friendly during the whole treatment. She was very patient to answer any questions I had, and she always gave me the right suggestions. I felt each time she really cared a lot and tried her best for the outcome of egg retrievals.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Vivian Suh)
My care coordinator Vivian was very good at managing the timeline for the treatment. She always sent me the calendar of timeline at the earliest time. She is very patient with all my questions and always ready to help me out with any emergent situation.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Wei Zhang and the whole embryologist team were very professional in embryo culture and provided me with high quality of frozen embryo. They were very responsive to my questions and communicated well with my doctor and nurse to make the best treatment plan for me. The whole nursing team are very responsive, skillful and patient.
10
Doctor
Irene Su
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
4 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019 - 2020, Unknown Success
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 26 - 27
Anovulation
PCOS
European
Income $50K - $99K
2nd of 2 Docs
11 Fertility Medications With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
He [Dr. Alexander Quaas] put me on Metformin for my PCOS to see if it would regulate my cycles. It did. We then added Letrozole, and we were pregnant...He always takes the time to stop and speak with me personally everytime I am at the office. Even if it's for blood labs and not a scheduled appointment with him, he'll come to the lab to say hello...He is kind and patient with my questions. He treats me like an individual, not just a patient. We were successful in pregnancy our 2nd timed intercourse cycle with him, however that pregnancy ended in miscarriage. He was so sweet and gentle with explaining our loss. I truly appreciated that during such a delicate and emotional situation. We are getting ready to try again, and I know that he will help us be successful again.
They [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] are open every day of the year, which is wonderful with how quickly ovulation comes and goes. The front desk staff, billing, and nursing staff are all very professional, well educated in fertility, and welcoming. I have not come across any weaknesses to note here...He [Dr. Alexander Quaas] put me on Metformin for my PCOS to see if it would regulate my cycles. It did. We then added Letrozole, and we were pregnant...He always takes the time to stop and speak with me personally everytime I am at the office. Even if it's for blood labs and not a scheduled appointment with him, he'll come to the lab to say hello...He is kind and patient with my questions. He treats me like an individual, not just a patient. We were successful in pregnancy our 2nd timed intercourse cycle with him, however that pregnancy ended in miscarriage. He was so sweet and gentle with explaining our loss. I
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Quaas is an amazing doctor. He is kind and patient with my questions. He treats me like an individual, not just a patient. We were successful in pregnancy our 2nd timed intercourse cycle with him, however that pregnancy ended in miscarriage. He was so sweet and gentle with explaining our loss. I truly appreciated that during such a delicate and emotional situation. We are getting ready to try again, and I know that he will help us be successful again.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He always takes the time to stop and speak with me personally everytime I am at the office. Even if it's for blood labs and not a scheduled appointment with him, he'll come to the lab to say hello.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
He put me on Metformin for my PCOS to see if it would regulate my cycles. It did. We then added Letrozole, and we were pregnant.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
They are open every day of the year, which is wonderful with how quickly ovulation comes and goes. The front desk staff, billing, and nursing staff are all very professional, well educated in fertility, and welcoming. I have not come across any weaknesses to note here.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
My insurance covered all for TI. If we needed IUI, it would be $275 total before meds.
10
Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
2019, Consult
NPS
7
NPS
9
Age 42
Middle Eastern
Income $200K - $499K
Nurse or HC Services
3rd of 3 Docs
Donor Eggs With Other Docs
Neutral
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
He [Dr. Alexander Quaas] was very personable, spoke about his own experience as a parent. We entered the discussion with the idea of using donor eggs instead of my eggs, taking some of the more difficult stuff off the table. Despite my age and endometriosis, he remains optimistic for us.
[Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] It's clean, well run, professional-looking, and overall very comfortable...He [Dr. Quaas] was very personable, spoke about his own experience as a parent. We entered the discussion with the idea of using donor eggs instead of my eggs, taking some of the more difficult stuff off the table. Despite my age and endometriosis, he remains optimistic for us.
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He was very personable, spoke about his own experience as a parent. We entered the discussion with the idea of using donor eggs instead of my eggs, taking some of the more difficult stuff off the table. Despite my age and endometriosis, he remains optimistic for us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Ask away, you'll get answers. Be realistic too.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Honest but warm, answered all of our questions in detail. Provided hopeful but realistic options.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Since we're currently awaiting the donor to complete her cycles, we're unsure of the next steps after that. We have not covered the IVF process in great detail.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Robin Handshue)
They answered all of our questions in person and are very communicative by email.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
It's clean, well run, professional-looking, and overall very comfortable. We are looking forward to continuing our treatment there and we don't have any hesitation moving forward with Reproductive Partners.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Besides a copay we have not yet paid for any healthcare yet because our consultation was free and we have not begun my treatment.
Describe Alexander Quaas's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
We do not yet know what Dr. Quaas' recommendations are for this.
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Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
3 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
4 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
4 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2020 - 2021, Unsuccessful
NPS
7
NPS
9
Age 40 - 41
Male Factor
Uterine Fibroids
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
European
Income $0 - $49K
1st of 3 Docs
2 IVF With Other Docs
Neutral
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
[Dr. Antoni Deluba] was very knowledgeable and really pushed IVF due to how old we were. He did find a fibroid that he stated needed to be removed. A second opinion found that the fibroid was in the muscle and did not need to be removed before IVF...He took time to greet me and find out what our hopes were....
The clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] was good. I saw him at the UC San Diego Health Clinic which works with Reproductive Partners Fertility center. They were very accommodating on scheduling and getting records/tests needed...The staff were kind and let me know what to expect from the visit...He encouraged only one embryo transferred at a time.
How was your experience with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
he was very knowledgeable and really pushed IVF due to how old we were. He did find a fibroid that he stated needed to be removed. A second opinion found that the fibroid was in the muscle and did not need to be removed before IVF.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
know what you want to ask as he speaks fast and there is not a lot of time to ask questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He took time to greet me and find out what our hopes were.
Describe the protocols Antoni Duleba used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
He suggested regular IVF as apposed to Mini IVF and stated I needs a fibroid removed before a transfer could be done.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The staff were kind and let me know what to expect from the visit.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The clinic was good. I saw him at the UC San Diego Health Clinic which works with Reproductive Partners Fertility center. They were very accommodating on scheduling and getting records/tests needed.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
It was covered by Insurance. I only did the consultation and testing.
Describe Antoni Duleba's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
He encouraged only one embryo transferred at a time.
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Doctor
Antoni Duleba
NPS
Humanity
4 of 5
Communication
4 of 5
Frequency Seen
1 of 5
Trustworthiness
4 of 5
Compassion
3 of 5
Explained risks
3 of 5
Adaptability
3 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
3 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2018, Unknown Success
NPS
8
NPS
9
Age 28
Endometriosis
Male Factor
Unexplained
European
Marketer or PR
2nd of 2 Docs
Neutral
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
He [Dr. Quaas] was 30 minutes late for our first appointment with him, so the waiting was a bit frustrating. Once he met with us, he was gracious, kind, knowledgeable, and a great doctor. He even offered us birthday cake from the company break room and treated us like friends...He assigned us a bunch of testing, like a semen analysis, bloodwork, some test where they inject dye into your uterus to see if your Fallopian tubes are open, etc.
[Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] was a nice clinic. Nice building and environment. My only complaint was the long wait time before our appointment started...[clinic errors] We just didn’t know what our next steps were supposed to be, which caused some delays...[Dr. Quaas] He assigned us a bunch of testing, like a semen analysis, bloodwork, some test where they inject dye into your uterus to see if your Fallopian tubes are open, etc.
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He was 30 minutes late for our first appointment with him, so the waiting was a bit frustrating. Once he met with us, he was gracious, kind, knowledgeable, and a great doctor. He even offered us birthday cake from the company break room and treated us like friends.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I’m not sure. I’ve only met with him once.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He was very kind and caring in his treatment, while also being efficient.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
He assigned us a bunch of testing, like a semen analysis, bloodwork, some test where they inject dye into your uterus to see if your Fallopian tubes are open, etc.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Charlene)
She was nice, but it can be hard to teach her sometimes.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
It was a nice clinic. Nice building and environment. My only complaint was the long wait time before our appointment started. They should do better at scheduling so people don’t have to wait so long. No other comments here.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I don’t remember.
What specific things went wrong at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
  • Failed to convey critical information
Describe the specific things that went wrong at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
We just didn’t know what our next steps were supposed to be, which caused some delays.
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Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
1 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
3 of 5
Adaptability
1 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
3 of 5
Scheduling
2 of 5
Billing Department
3 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
5 of 5
2017 - 2018, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
N/A
Age 38 - 39
1 IUI
1 IVF
European
Income $50K - $99K
Teacher
2nd of 2 Docs
3 IUI With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Successful
[Dr. Gabriel Garzo] is very knowledgeable and known in his field. He makes sure to spend one on one time with you to explain each situation. He is kind and compassionate and tried his best to set you up for success...Clomid versus menopur-as the difference...is very adamant about single transfer. He feel multiple transfer is very dangerous and risky to the mother. I can respect that...
They [the nurses at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] were in constant communication and really got to know me. I’m a hard blood withdrawal so I really got slot of one on one attention on those difficult days. They answered all questions at all times of the day...The nurses were the absolute best. They knew my circumstances personally...Dr Garzo is very knowledgeable and known in his field. He makes sure to spend one on one time with you to explain each situation. He is kind and compassionate and tried his best to set you up for success.
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Garzo is very knowledgeable and known in his field. He makes sure to spend one on one time with you to explain each situation. He is kind and compassionate and tried his best to set you up for success.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Sometimes it will feel very overwhelming and you don’t want to take their time. But don’t be hesitant to ask as many questions as you need.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
The nurses were the absolute best. They knew my circumstances personally.
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Clomid versus menopur-as the difference
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
They were in constant communication and really got to know me. I’m a hard blood withdrawal so I really got slot of one on one attention on those difficult days. They answered all questions at all times of the day.
Describe Gabriel Garzo's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Dr Garzo is very adamant about single transfer. He feel multiple transfer is very dangerous and risky to the mother. I can respect that.
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Verified

This patient has provided documentation of treatment at this clinic.

2019, Unknown Success
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 38
2 IUI
Unexplained
European
Ashkenazi Jewish
Income $200K - $499K
Sales Representative
1st of 2 Docs
1 IUI With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
Dr. Quass is always patient and compassionate. He has helped me tot stay positive in a situation that can very often make one feel inadequate or negative. ... Dr. Quass has always gone out of his way to make sure we understand every step of the process and make sure that we are comfortable with it. ... I have had 3 IUI's thus far ... He spends as much time as we need going over everything and is so thorough. He is very patient and kind.
I would recommend them [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] to anyone, I have recommended them already. I feel confident that I will get pregnant with this team by my side. I would feel very confident recommending them to anyone. ... You pay every time you go for everything they do that day, blood work, sonograms, iui, consults, etc. ... All of the nursing staff has been exceptional. hey are all very warm, compassionate and caring. ...
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I feel very confident in Dr. Quass and his ability to assist me in getting pregnant. Dr. Quass is always patient and compassionate. He has helped me tot stay positive in a situation that can very often make one feel inadequate or negative.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Don't be discouraged, trust that he will help you to the best of his ability. He is truly compassionate, warm, kind and trustworthy.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Quass has always gone out of his way to make sure we understand every step of the process and make sure that we are comfortable with it. He spends as much time as we need going over everything and is so thorough. He is very patient and kind.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I have had 3 IUI's thus far, I am currently awaiting the results of the third one. We tried clomid on the first round, upon realizing my lining wasn't thickening enough, they changed me to letrizole. I had strong reactions to the clomid so I was thrilled to change. My lining thickened as was intended and we decided to use a trigger shot the next two times to pin point my ovulation. The over the counter tests weren't giving the correct results, based on low results in my blood.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Amy)
All of the nursing staff has been exceptional. hey are all very warm, compassionate and caring.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
They are all very warm and compassionate. I would recommend them to anyone, I have recommended them already. I feel confident that I will get pregnant with this team by my side. I would feel very confident recommending them to anyone.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
You pay every time you go for everything they do that day, blood work, sonograms, iui, consults, etc.
10
Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
3 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

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2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 34
1 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
European
Income $50K - $99K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Garzo does all his work - ultrasounds , retrievals etc. I saw Dr Garzo at every appointment I had which made me feel like I was truly cared about. He also gave me a personalized protocol. ... He takes the time to answer every question you have. You can really tell he cares about his patients and results. ... I have DOR/low AMH. I “primed” with estrace and testosterone gel for approximately 4 weeks. I then started “the stims”.
The waiting room is small but I understand space is limited here [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center]. The billing department and receptionist are all very friendly. The girls doing the blood draws are also very friendly and willing to answer any questions. ... I loved my nurse ! She was absolutely amazing and I am certain I could not have completed the cycle without all her help. She was always there to answer questions and guide me along this journey. I am so thankful for all her help !
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I had a great experience with Dr. Garzo! We are so happy we chose him to be our doctor. He gave me a personalized protocol that he thought would beat suit our infertility situation. I got to see Dr Garzo at every visit. He takes the time to answer every question you have. You can really tell he cares about his patients and results.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I would advice all patients to ask questions and then ask more questions. It’s so important to feel confident in your doctors protocol and abilities.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Garzo is an amazing doctor! He takes the time to listen to all your questions and answer each one. Dr. Garzo does all his work - ultrasounds , retrievals etc. I saw Dr Garzo at every appointment I had which made me feel like I was truly cared about. He also gave me a personalized protocol.
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I have DOR/low AMH. I “primed” with estrace and testosterone gel for approximately 4 weeks. I then started “the stims”. I took follistim and menopur nightly. I also took 100mg of clomid nightly. Every morning I took a steroid pill. To keep me from ovulating , I was on ganirelix shot in the AM. I also added HGH on cycle day 6 till retrial. I stimmed for 11 days and had a “double trigger”
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Ashley Fuller )
I loved my nurse ! She was absolutely amazing and I am certain I could not have completed the cycle without all her help. She was always there to answer questions and guide me along this journey. I am so thankful for all her help !
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The clinic is great. The waiting room is small but I understand space is limited here. The billing department and receptionist are all very friendly. The girls doing the blood draws are also very friendly and willing to answer any questions.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
We have paid approximately 22k for one retrieval with meds and PGS testing.
Describe Gabriel Garzo's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
We have not done a transfer yet but Dr Garzo is pro elective single embryo transfer.
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
3 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

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2018 - 2019, Unknown Success
NPS
9
NPS
10
Age 36 - 37
1 IVF
Poor Egg Quality
Uterine Fibroids
Unexplained
European
Marketer or PR
2nd of 2 Docs
3 IUI With Other Docs
1 IVF With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
He’s [Dr. Quaas] quirky and he talks a lot. You have to want the kind of doctor who sees past the clinical but also seems so passionate about reseArch and the fertility field. You also need to make sure you have a good amount of time for meetings with him - you could end up with a 30 minute conversation about soccer ;-) ... He really comes off like he wants to get to know you. He will engage with my husband about sports and things that make him feel included and talked to as well.
What i love is that every person - even billing, and the people who take your blood - seem to know what’s going on in your case and asks about how your feeling or how a specific drug or process is going. Everyone [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] makes you feel cared about, and taken care of. Our nurse coordinator is awesome. Super compassionate, easy to get a hold of, fields questions with ease, and will spend time explaining things.
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He really comes off like he wants to get to know you. He will engage with my husband about sports and things that make him feel included and talked to as well. He lets us ask whatever question we have, and genuinely seems to take interest in helping when we have questions on things. He’s very compassionate, yet also extremely positive which helps takes the stress off of something that is truly hard to go through.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He’s quirky and he talks a lot. You have to want the kind of doctor who sees past the clinical but also seems so passionate about reseArch and the fertility field. You also need to make sure you have a good amount of time for meetings with him - you could end up with a 30 minute conversation about soccer ;-)
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He’s quirky but extremely friendly, caring. And seems to really want to get to know his patients. He regularly spends time with us, even if we don’t have a scheduled appointment - for example if we are in for a blood draw - he will stop and chat with us. He engages on things to get to know us as people and a couple, and makes us feel like be really wants to help us grow our family.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Very low dose stimulation for the retrieval because of my previous cycle getting so many eggs, but we still got a lot of eggs. We used I think 75 of menopur and 50 of gonal-f but I can’t totally remember. Also used a steroid, and baby aspirin and a z-pack before. For the transfer, estrogen patches, progesterone in oil, a few days of steroid and a few days of antibiotics but I didn’t take them per a recommendation for my specific case.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Charlene)
What i love is that every person - even billing, and the people who take your blood - seem to know what’s going on in your case and asks about how your feeling or how a specific drug or process is going. Everyone makes you feel cared about, and taken care of. Our nurse coordinator is awesome. Super compassionate, easy to get a hold of, fields questions with ease, and will spend time explaining things.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The office isn’t huge, and we love that. We also love that we see our doctor for every scan and procedure. The nursing staff is on point with knowing your case and being compassionate and interested. You feel like a person, not a walking dollar sign. Even the billing and Insurance departments are super helpful and nice. The biggest weakness is honestly the parking lot. It’s not fun and I’m scared I’ll hit someone. Also, they could use some more pictures and things on the walls. On one hand - you feel like the pictures of Kids and things are genuine, and the offices with no pictures are there and money is spent elsewhere. On the other hand, it could make some of the rooms feel a little less clinical with a picture or two
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I’m not 100% sure. I believe a retrieval is about $10k and a transfer is $2k
Describe Alexander Quaas's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
It seems to be standard practice in their office.
9
Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
3 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

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2015 - 2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 36 - 40
1 IVF
1 Embryo Freezing (cancer)
Cancer
Tubal Blockage
Latinx
Income $100K - $199K
Engineer
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr Su, while very matter of fact and somewhat robotic in nature, has an incredible ability to relate to her patients and takes a true interest in them and their experience. I felt like she cared and put us first at all times. She wanted it as bad as we did. I always felt comfortable because she created comfort. She explained everything clearly to us, answered our questions and gave us honest opinions when prompted.
Weakness - Billing process was slow and difficult to understand at times as bills lagged and weren't as consistent. They [Reproductive Partners Fertiliy Center] would work with us on billing, but you needed to follow closely. ... Strength - They are excellent at explaining options, walking you through the process, giving feedback, empathizing with you in tough times and celebrating any good news. They are also very organized, timely and consistent in their performance.
How was your experience with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Su, while very matter of fact and somewhat robotic in nature, has an incredible ability to relate to her patients and takes a true interest in them and their experience. I felt like she cared and put us first at all times. She wanted it as bad as we did. I always felt comfortable because she created comfort. She explained everything clearly to us, answered our questions and gave us honest opinions when prompted.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Ask lots of questions and don't be shy asking her to dumb things down for you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Su, while very matter of fact and somewhat robotic in nature, has an incredible ability to relate to her patients and takes a true interest in them and their experience. I felt like she cared and put us first at all times. She wanted it as bad as we did.
Describe the protocols Irene Su used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I don't remember specifics.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Brittnie Hetherington)
Strength - She was very thorough and compassionate. She made us feel comfortable. Weakness - Not the best at drawing blood from someone with small veins.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Strength - They are excellent at explaining options, walking you through the process, giving feedback, empathizing with you in tough times and celebrating any good news. They are also very organized, timely and consistent in their performance. Weakness - Billing process was slow and difficult to understand at times as bills lagged and weren't as consistent. They would work with us on billing, but you needed to follow closely.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Don't remember exactly. Much of it was covered by insurance.
Describe Irene Su's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I appreciated her approach in explaining both options and what they would consist of. She made it clear what either could result in mating it clear for us to decide on eSET.
10
Doctor
Irene Su
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
3 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

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2017 - 2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 35 - 37
3 IVF
European
Income $200K - $499K
Teacher
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Garzo did all the standard tests in my case to start Then beyond that , after our first retrieval turned out poorly ( 14 eggs retrieved and only 1 embryo making it to freeze), he adjusted our protocol. I was asked to take 3 months to adjust our diet and supplements ( Mediterranean diet, added all the supplements) . ... Dr. Garzo is extremely thorough, considering our case and it's details specifically when making descions about our treatment.
The finance people [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] were clear and helpful. The embryologist kind and friendly. ... I have had overall great experiences with all of the clinic. When my nurse isn't there, another nurse will respond and answer questions. ... Charlene [nurse] is amazing!! She's clear, quick to respond, kind and caring. She really feels like a friend and an advocate for you. She thinks of everything and even gave me medication cupons ( without me asking) to save some money.
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
We have been seeing Dr. Garzo for a few years. We have had a few egg retrievals and 3 failed transfers. Even without success yet, I think Dr Garzo has done an amazing job. Every step of our treatment, he's analyzed the findings, considered them and adjusted accordingly or ordered more tests for thorough investigation. So, first, his medical practice and expertise are top notch. Beyond the medical, he is extremely kind, compassionate, patient and supportive. I thoroughly trust him. To be dilligent, along the way we sought a second opinion from a well known RE, and that just made it crystal clear that Dr. Garzo was who we belong with. He is a great doctor and clearly has integrity and his priority his patients.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Don't wait! Go see Dr. Garzo!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Garzo and Charlene ( nurse) are some of the best humans. They have constantly been supportive, caring and informative. They both have been extremely patient with us, taking the time to carefully and kindly answer all of our questions. Dr. Garzo is extremely thorough, considering our case and it's details specifically when making descions about our treatment.
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Dr. Garzo did all the standard tests in my case to start Then beyond that , after our first retrieval turned out poorly ( 14 eggs retrieved and only 1 embryo making it to freeze), he adjusted our protocol. I was asked to take 3 months to adjust our diet and supplements ( Mediterranean diet, added all the supplements) . My protocol and meds were changed for the next retrieval and our next egg retrieval yielded much better results ( 3 frozen embryos). I've had hysterescopy, polyp removal and Depot lupron to treat adnomyosis before transfers. Currently, he's ordered a pelvic MRI to get a closer look at my uterus. He's been great at thoroughly investigating all avenues and making changes along the way.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Charlene King )
Charlene is amazing!! She's clear, quick to respond, kind and caring. She really feels like a friend and an advocate for you. She thinks of everything and even gave me medication cupons ( without me asking) to save some money. She's really the best nurse you could have!
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I have had overall great experiences with all of the clinic. When my nurse isn't there, another nurse will respond and answer questions. The finance people were clear and helpful. The embryologist kind and friendly. No complaints really!
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 33
1 IVF
PCOS
European
Income $100K - $199K
3rd of 3 Docs
5 Fertility Medications With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Quaas is equal parts kind and knowledgable. He answered all of my questions about the IVF process but also about PCOS (my underlying diagnosis) which had never before been answered by other fertility doctors. ... Dr. Quaas cared about not only my IVF cycle (hormone levels, follicle development, eggs retrieved), but also how I was feeling and doing during the process. He reassured me when I was nervous and he helped me feel as calm and comfortable with the process as possible.
Reproductive Partners and the staff there are all professional, organized, and kind. ... They answered questions about insurance, communicated well with us, and were always kind! ... They made me feel comfortable immediately during my first appointment and made me felt cared for along the way. The front desk staff knew my name, greeted me warmly, and seemed to genuinely care about how I was doing during each visit.
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Quaas is equal parts kind and knowledgable. He answered all of my questions about the IVF process but also about PCOS (my underlying diagnosis) which had never before been answered by other fertility doctors. He is an amazing doctor, and I would recommend him to anyone looking for a kind, smart, and skilled reproductive endocrinologist.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He is willing to answer any questions you have about fertility and fertility treatments, so don't be afraid to ask!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Quaas cared about not only my IVF cycle (hormone levels, follicle development, eggs retrieved), but also how I was feeling and doing during the process. He reassured me when I was nervous and he helped me feel as calm and comfortable with the process as possible. He is genuinely warm and caring, and I am grateful for him!
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I can't remember the specific protocols used. I remember we talked a lot about using injectable hormones to try to get one follicle to ovulate versus going straight to IVF. He explained his rational for recommending going straight to IVF by explaining that it would be very difficult for someone with my ovarian reserve to ovulate a single follicle with injectable drugs, and it would likely take a lot of trial and error to titrate the dose.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Amy Nelson)
Amy is simply the best! She is very kind and knowledgable. I genuinely enjoyed going to the clinic to see her and felt supported by her at every step of our IVF process.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Reproductive Partners and the staff there are all professional, organized, and kind. They made me feel comfortable immediately during my first appointment and made me felt cared for along the way. The front desk staff knew my name, greeted me warmly, and seemed to genuinely care about how I was doing during each visit. They answered questions about insurance, communicated well with us, and were always kind!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
My insurance luckily covered a big chunk of IVF costs, so I payed a copay for every ultrasound and 20% of drug costs. Retrieval procedure cost another $2500 or so.
Describe Alexander Quaas's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The clinic has a strong preference for single embryo transfer.
10
Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
2018 - 2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 30 - 31
1 IVF
Male Factor
Income $50K - $99K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Knowing we didnt have a lot of money he [Dr. Duleba] made sure we understood all options and did not ever pressure us to start the process before we were ready to take on the cost. He explained ALL procedures and risks. ... He never steered me wrong or rushed me into any decisions. ... He only believed in single embryo transfer given my health factors.
The estimates that were provided upon initial consultation or pretty close to what we actually paid. ... Since I started with that facility [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] they have expanded which has allowed for more rooms for patient visits. ... My primary was Charlene king and her back up was Alicia. They kept in contact with me constantly and answered all of my questions at a level of which I could understand.
How was your experience with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He was very patient. Knowing we didnt have a lot of money he made sure we understood all options and did not ever pressure us to start the process before we were ready to take on the cost. He explained ALL procedures and risks. He cried with us when we had a failue and celebrated when we had success. He was by our side the whole way.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Trust him. He never steered me wrong or rushed me into any decisions. He gave me the information and gave me the time to weigh it out.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He and the staff we always friendly and kind. When our first transfer didn’t take I remember being on the phone with him and hearing his voice crack as he explained why it could have failed. I knew it hurt him that it was unsuccessful.
Describe the protocols Antoni Duleba used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
We originally wanted to attempt IUI since it is significantly less in cost. He reviewed all our medical records and had my husband test his sperm one more time. He said we could try it but it was highly unlikely to be successful. We did a traditional IFV.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Charleen King)
My primary was Charlene king and her back up was Alicia. They kept in contact with me constantly and answered all of my questions at a level of which I could understand. They showed compassion and understanding and celebrated with me when it was a success.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Since I started with that facility they have expanded which has allowed for more rooms for patient visits. Which did it quick and the wait time when we were there for quick things such as blood draws.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The estimates that were provided upon initial consultation or pretty close to what we actually paid. Medications are more expensive however that was not directly from them.
Describe Antoni Duleba's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
He only believed in single embryo transfer given my health factors. It was reassuring to know that doctors were not pushing for multiples as others that I’ve known that went through IVF and it up with twins or even triplets.
10
Doctor
Antoni Duleba
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
Verified

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2018, Unsuccessful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 39
1 IVF
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Poor Egg Quality
European
Income $100K - $199K
Business Executive
1st of 2 Docs
2 IUI With Other Docs
1 IVF With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Unsuccessful
Dr Garzo explained everything to us very clearly. This was our first time doing IVF and he treated us with compassion. I have a low reserve and we were fearful quality was going to be an issue so he had an aggressive medication plan. ... I did an estrogen start, and then used a lot of stims, very high doses, and a growth hormone to improve quality. ... He is a very kind person and thinks highly of his practice, this can give you a slight sense of false hope.
Their [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] billing department wasn't the quickest to respond. I had out of network coverage and their billing system was a bit of an issue so I didn't get all the reimbursements I was probably due. Their strength is with their world-class doctors and excellent nursing team. They have decent facilities, but I think these could have been improved. I sometimes had to wait a long time to see the doctor for ultrasounds.
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Garzo explained everything to us very clearly. This was our first time doing IVF and he treated us with compassion. I have a low reserve and we were fearful quality was going to be an issue so he had an aggressive medication plan. Although we didn't get the results we would have liked I do not think it was from lack of trying or for not suggesting the best course of action. He always took the time to explain exactly what was happening, and I appreciate that.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He is a very kind person and thinks highly of his practice, this can give you a slight sense of false hope.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
The doctors and nurses were very kind. Most of them knew my name when I walked in even though it was a large clinic.
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
I did an estrogen start, and then used a lot of stims, very high doses, and a growth hormone to improve quality.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Rachel)
She was very kind and patient. She helped me with injections and even talked me through when I was having an issue with one of the shots. She was very compassionate and caring. They all were.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Their billing department wasn't the quickest to respond. I had out of network coverage and their billing system was a bit of an issue so I didn't get all the reimbursements I was probably due. Their strength is with their world-class doctors and excellent nursing team. They have decent facilities, but I think these could have been improved. I sometimes had to wait a long time to see the doctor for ultrasounds.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
They were very expensive, I spent nearly $30k without even doing a transfer. This includes about $8k in medication.
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
4 of 5
Scheduling
4 of 5
Billing Department
2 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
LGBTQ+
Verified

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2018, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 29
Donor Eggs
European
Income $50K - $99K
Only Doc Seen
IVF With Other Docs
Donor Sperm
LGBTQ+
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr Su is a great communicator, she is very honest and also very real. She was sweet and hopeful, but told us like it is. ... My partner and I did reciprocal IVF; I carried her egg. Her follicle count was low, so her medications were adjusted according to her needs, and there were specific instructions for her multiple injections every night. After her eggs were retrieved, Dr Su got me ready for the transfer
Everyone is so caring and so compassionate. They all remembered our faces and our names. I even had to go in on Christmas Eve to have blood drawn and get more medications and people were there, every single day. They would not take days off because “cycles dont take days off.” I really appreciated their dedication to their patients. I would recommend RPFC to everyone I know.
How was your experience with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Su is a great communicator, she is very honest and also very real. She was sweet and hopeful, but told us like it is. We had a 12% chance of having a viable egg, and we ended up with a healthy baby boy! She was up front about everything and always explained the steps we were going through. She listened to our concerns and answered every question. I was afraid I was miscarrying very early on, and they got us in right away, a day before our appointment even, and made sure everything was okay.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Definitely see Dr Su!!! She is our favorite person ever. She is such a great doctor and all around amazing person.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Su was so personable and really showed that she cared about me and my partner. She talked to us like we were family; she was very honest but also hopeful. She was always happy to see us and always helped us with any questions we had and never rushed us.
Describe the protocols Irene Su used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
My partner and I did reciprocal IVF; I carried her egg. Her follicle count was low, so her medications were adjusted according to her needs, and there were specific instructions for her multiple injections every night. After her eggs were retrieved, Dr Su got me ready for the transfer. I had to wear estrogen patches on my stomach, which gave me a very bad rash (I looked like a human Connect 4 board), so she switched me to vaginal suppositories (so much better). I had to do progesterone injections in my butt every night, which was difficult, but I did it. We were worried I had an ovarian cyst before we started my cycle, but it went away on it’s own after following up with my OBGYN, so we didn’t have to do anything about that. She did say my uterus is slightly heart-shaped, so if I miscarried we would see if something needed to be done to prevent any future issues, but luckily I carried to term with no issues.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Brittnie Heatherington)
Brittnie was AMAZING! She was so sweet, always listened to our concerns and answered our questions thoroughly. I probably called her every single day in the first few weeks of treatment and even after pregnancy. She was great about returning calls and emails.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Everyone is so caring and so compassionate. They all remembered our faces and our names. I even had to go in on Christmas Eve to have blood drawn and get more medications and people were there, every single day. They would not take days off because “cycles dont take days off.” I really appreciated their dedication to their patients. I would recommend RPFC to everyone I know.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
It was expensive because we chose to do reciprocal IVF, using my partners eggs and I carried.
Describe Irene Su's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Dr Su only does eSET because she does not want to risk having multiple embryos grow, as these pregnancies are much harder and more high-risk. I am so glad we only transferred one embryo because I couldn’t imagine if I was pregnant with twins and something went wrong because of that.
10
Doctor
Irene Su
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
3 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
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2016 - 2018, Successful
NPS
8
NPS
8
Age 26 - 28
5 IUI
1 IVF
Unexplained
Nurse or HC Services
Only Doc Seen
Fertility Medications With Other Docs
Neutral
Neutral
Successful
Dr Duleba was always kind and courteous, had great bedside manners. ... Dr Duleba put me on a very low dose of meds for stimulation because I had a lot of follicles and he did not want to overstimulate me ... He explained things in detail and made me feel like he really cared. He’s very optimistic, maybe a little too optimistic. He was always honest with me and prepared me for what to expect, even if it was potential bad news ...
Also, it is next door to a women’s surgery center which made the retrieval very easy and smooth. Weakness would be that they don’t take insurance but they do provide you with some resources to help out financially. ... the clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] is busy and appointments were brief and fast. ... The nursing staff made up for any confusion or frustrations I may have had during this difficult time
How was your experience with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Duleba was always kind and courteous, had great bedside manners. He explained things in detail and made me feel like he really cared. He’s very optimistic, maybe a little too optimistic. He was always honest with me and prepared me for what to expect, even if it was potential bad news
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Don’t be afraid to ask questions
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Antoni Duleba at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Duleba was always kind and courteous and had good bedside manners. However, the clinic is busy and appointments were brief and fast.
Describe the protocols Antoni Duleba used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
When I started seeing Dr Duleba I was only 26 and struggled to conceive for 6 months. I always had inconsistent periods so I knew I should get checked out sooner than most people. Dr Duleba suggested I continue to try to conceive because after the initial consultation and ultrasound, he did not see any problems with either me or my husband. However, I decided I wanted to proceed with IUI. We did 2 cycles with Clomid and when I did not respond well to the meds and did not get pregnant, Dr Duleba switched me to letrozole for 3 more rounds of IUI which were also unsuccessful. At this point we decided to move on to IVF. Dr Duleba put me on a very low dose of meds for stimulation because I had a lot of follicles and he did not want to overstimulate me and create more problems. If I remember correctly I had over 20 eggs retrieved and eventually ended up with 4 surviving embryos.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Charlene)
Everyone was compassionate, caring, and sensitive every time that I experienced a setback or a miscarriage. The nursing staff made up for any confusion or frustrations I may have had during this difficult time
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The clinic had great rates of success with IVF. Also, it is next door to a women’s surgery center which made the retrieval very easy and smooth. Weakness would be that they don’t take insurance but they do provide you with some resources to help out financially.
Describe Antoni Duleba's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I’m glad Dr Duleba decided to do SET because having twins come with so many risks. Given my age(mid to late 20s) and no preexisting medical history that would affect fertility, I believe Dr Duleba made the right choice
8
Doctor
Antoni Duleba
NPS
Humanity
4 of 5
Communication
4 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
8
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
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2017 - 2018, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 31 - 32
1 IVF
South Asian
Income $200K - $499K
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
I can't be more grateful to Dr Garzo and his team for his amazing work. He is a man of few words but has a lot of clarity on exactly the course of treatment required. He was very conservative in his approach and always put my safety and comfort first. He targeted 15 to 20 eggs during the stimulation phase and was able to retrieve almost exactly that number of eggs. ... But we found him to be quite friendly, albeit not very talkative. ...
Every person in this clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] has been wonderful to work with. ... The nursing staff was always unfailingly kind and answered all questions asked. Their compassion made a big difference in what can be a very trying process. ... He [Dr. Garzo] also strongly recommended single embryo transfer to avoid the risk of multiples. His primary concern was my safety .
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
As I hold my 3 month old miracle baby, I can't be more grateful to Dr Garzo and his team for his amazing work. He is a man of few words but has a lot of clarity on exactly the course of treatment required. He was very conservative in his approach and always put my safety and comfort first. He targeted 15 to 20 eggs during the stimulation phase and was able to retrieve almost exactly that number of eggs. He did a single embryo transfer and I was pregnant after the first transfer.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
To make sure to ask questions when necessary but to have faith in your doctor.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr Garzo set very realistic expectations and followed a conservative approach during the egg retrieval stage so as to not risk overstimulation. He also strongly recommended single embryo transfer to avoid the risk of multiples. His primary concern was my safety .
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
My tubes had undiagnosable issues resulting in two spontaneous ectopic pregnancies. IVF was the most sensible route so that the tubes could be bypassed entirely. My workup was normal overall but my husband had a sperm morphology issue.Dr Garzo therefore chose to perform ICSI. The egg retrieval resulted in 15 eggs. 8 embryos were obtained and PGS tested. 5 good embryos were frozen. 1 was transferred and resulted in a healthy full term baby.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Natalie Morrison)
The nursing staff was always unfailingly kind and answered all questions asked. Their compassion made a big difference in what can be a very trying process.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Every person in this clinic has been wonderful to work with. Since we were successful on our first transfer, we have only positive feedback to give. With Dr Garzo we had heard mixed reviews in terms of his bedside manner. But we found him to be quite friendly, albeit not very talkative.
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
4 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
4 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
2017, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 37
Endometriosis
3rd of 3 Docs
IVF With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Doctor Garzo was very polite and offered us with the solutions to our problems of infertility. Unlike other doctors we have seen, he was able to diagnose me correctly with the endometriosis, treat it, and successfully perform IVF egg retrieval and implantation followed by a positive pregnancy and birth. ... We will use him again ... I wanted twins but Dr garzo felt very strongly that I should only implant one egg
As far as professionalism this team [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] has it down! ... I have also referred several of my friends to him because I felt so strongly that he would provide them with a good experience as well. ... Dr garzo made sure that I was comfortable and his staff was also very professional thorough and compassionate ... If there's anything I would change I would ask that they pay for our parking hundred percent
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
My entire experience with IVF was long and emotional but Dr garzo made sure that I was comfortable and his staff was also very professional thorough and compassionate I am so thankful for Dr garzo and his team and we'll use them again for baby number two if we need to. I have also referred several of my friends to him because I felt so strongly that he would provide them with a good experience as well.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I like that Dr garzo was able to diagnose me with endometriosis. Other doctors I have seen did not catch that which could have caused me to go through the IVF process without success. It was vital that I treated the endometriosis prior to the egg implanting. Make sure your doctor does a thorough check on you and make sure you ask a lot of questions don't feel pressure that you have to do the egg retrieval right away follow your instinct
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Doctor Garzo was very polite and offered us with the solutions to our problems of infertility. Unlike other doctors we have seen, he was able to diagnose me correctly with the endometriosis, treat it, and successfully perform IVF egg retrieval and implantation followed by a positive pregnancy and birth. We will use him again
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Basically you Dr garzo treated my endometriosis prior to the egg retrieval and implantation. We froze the eggs and did testing, I had a few months of cleansing off the medication prior to implanting the eggs again.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Meghan and Amy)
Amazing
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
As far as professionalism this team has it down! If there's anything I would change I would ask that they pay for our parking hundred percent since we are paying so much out of our pocket to pay for IVF. I also wish they would do referral discounts or credit I mean because it would help with the cost of IVF especially considering I had so many friends I have referred them to and did not receive any benefit. But as far as actual strengths and weaknesses, I believe they did very well and I do not think there were any weaknesses per se.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Ranged from 20-26k
Describe Gabriel Garzo's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I know every person is different. I wanted twins but Dr garzo felt very strongly that I should only implant one egg because there are so many risks involved with multiple eggs. He was very adamant about this approach and I trust him even though I wanted twins I know I would rather have a healthy birth versus any issues later down the road so I trusted his opinion and advice
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
5 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
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2014, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 35
1 IVF
Uterine Fibroids
Unexplained
European
Income $100K - $199K
Teacher
1st of 3 Docs
2 IUI With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Su was responsive to the emotional roller coaster of the process and always available to take my calls. ... She is knowledgeable, straight forward, but also incredibly compassionate and hopeful regardless of the situation. She took time outside of an appointment to speak with me and even did not charge me after a difficult appointment. ... Dr. Su started me with IUI since my infertility was really unexplained.
The clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] is great, but they will tell you it is mostly due to the lab staff and embryologists. The only thing I would say is a weakness is that some of the doctors have a very different approach and may not be completely informed on where you are and your needs. ... The nursing staff are top quality and extremely empathetic to what there patients are experiencing.
How was your experience with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
I have recommended her to everyone I know seeking fertility support. She was amazing. She is knowledgeable, straight forward, but also incredibly compassionate and hopeful regardless of the situation. She took time outside of an appointment to speak with me and even did not charge me after a difficult appointment.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
To ask lots of questions since she does an excellent job of thoroughly explaining the process and answering all questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Su was responsive to the emotional roller coaster of the process and always available to take my calls. The first few weeks of my pregnancy were really rough and she was available when I needed her
Describe the protocols Irene Su used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
Dr. Su started me with IUI since my infertility was really unexplained. I had a ruptured appendix as a child so scar tissue is likely the culprit as well as the fact that I have only one ovary due to the appendix rupturing. I also had fibroids that were removed followed by 2 failed IUIs. She recommended a third IUI, but as we were paying out of pocket she was fine with our decision to move straight to IVF. I met with her to review the entire process, received my drug list, and an outline of the timeline. I ordered the drugs and called the clinic the first day of my period to start the egg retrieval process. They sent me a calendar with a list of the drugs and quantities I needed to take daily. My hormones have always been normal, so the protocol was textbooks. Egg retrieval was scheduled on day 13 or 14. The clinic collected 17 eggs, 13 fertilized, and 3 made it to blastocysts. Two were good quality and one was fair. All were frozen and we transferred on the following cycle. It worked the first time and I have a daughter that is now 4. I did bleed on and off from 6-12 weeks during the pregnancy. We transferred the other two at later dates, but neither one took. Only later did I find out that my uterus now has a defect and did not heal properly after my c-section.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: I had multiple coordinators )
The nursing staff are top quality and extremely empathetic to what there patients are experiencing.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
This is the best place in San Diego with some of the highest success rates. The clinic is great, but they will tell you it is mostly due to the lab staff and embryologists. The only thing I would say is a weakness is that some of the doctors have a very different approach and may not be completely informed on where you are and your needs. There are a couple of reasons it is unrealistic to think you will always see the same doctor - every appointment is based on your cycle, doctors are human and need time off on occasion, and being hopped up on hormones makes you sensitive the fact that some doctors have colder hands than others!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Irene Su at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
I took out a $20,000 loan that covered egg retrieval and two transfers. Drugs were at an additional cost and were about $3,000-4,000.
Describe Irene Su's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
She’s pretty strict if you are healthy and have a good shot at getting pregnant. She didn’t even really give us an option to do anything else! My safety was the priority and to her the reward is not worth the risk if you have your chances are high.
10
Doctor
Irene Su
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
3 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
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Unknown Success
NPS
10
NPS
9
European
Income $100K - $199K
Accountant
Only Doc Seen
IVF With Other Docs
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Success w/ Doc Too early to know
He [Dr. Garzo] has been very friendly and explained everything in detail. He made himself available for questions. We are still early in the cycle - but we have been very happy so far! All three times we have met with him both my husband and I have been happy with the experience and love that he is honest about everything - good and bad. ... He explained the risk of having a multiple pregnancy was not worth the health risks to me and child - especially considering putting two in does not increase the odds by much.
The office [Reproductive Parnters Fertility Center] was nice, the doctors are nice, and the staff. There has not been anything we have not been satisfied with so far, and have loved everyone that we have dealt with at this clinic. ... The return messages right away, same day - and are always available for questions and even just to ease fears along the way. ... She [nurse] has been friendly and completely helpful along the way. I tend to worry and have a lot of questions and she never made me feel like I was bothering her and anytime I emailed her or left a message she got back to me quickly - always the same day.
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He has been very friendly and explained everything in detail. He made himself available for questions. We are still early in the cycle - but we have been very happy so far! All three times we have met with him both my husband and I have been happy with the experience and love that he is honest about everything - good and bad.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
To go in with your questions ready ahead of time
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Garzo and all the staff we have dealt with so far has been friendly and answered any and all questions we have had. The return messages right away, same day - and are always available for questions and even just to ease fears along the way. Very happy with our experience so far
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
We are just now starting medications and our egg retrieval is not till June 4th.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Amy)
She has been friendly and completely helpful along the way. I tend to worry and have a lot of questions and she never made me feel like I was bothering her and anytime I emailed her or left a message she got back to me quickly - always the same day.
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
This is my first cycle and I have never used another doctor or seen anyone else. The office was nice, the doctors are nice, and the staff. There has not been anything we have not been satisfied with so far, and have loved everyone that we have dealt with at this clinic.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
The cost for in vitro is $16,500 with an addtional $10,000 or so for medication and other testing - such as genetic testing
Describe Gabriel Garzo's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
When starting I wanted a multiple embryo transfer. My reasoning was because I would rather have two babies then one - and if putting in two increased my chances I wanted to do that. Dr. Garzo explained it to us, and my husband also only wanted a single transfer. He explained the risk of having a multiple pregnancy was not worth the health risks to me and child - especially considering putting two in does not increase the odds by much.
10
Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
9
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
4 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
5 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5
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2019, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 37
2 Egg Freezing
European
Income $100K - $199K
Entrepreneur
Only Doc Seen
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr.Quaas made me feel comfortable through the entire process and had a very positive attitude. He communicated well and made the visits comfortable. I felt I could trust that I had a very good doctor taking care of me. ... Proffessional doctor and clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center], listened to my goals, worked with my schedule and took the time to explain any questions I had.
Very organized staff, clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] was clean and had a friendly atmosphere but maybe a bit outdated as far as design. Parking was good, waiting area ok and payments and checkout were quick. Overall very satisfied. ... Great team of proffessional that was very experienced and very organized. I saw many different nurses and they were all great with a great attitude!
How was your experience with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr.Quaas made me feel comfortable through the entire process and had a very positive attitude. He communicated well and made the visits comfortable. I felt I could trust that I had a very good doctor taking care of me.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Don’t wait to get your fertility treatment or egg freezing done later, if you are thinking about it, do it!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Proffessional doctor and clinic, listened to my goals, worked with my schedule and took the time to explain any questions I had.
Describe the protocols Alexander Quaas used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
After consultation a schedule was made and after starting hormone shots, bloodwork was done every day to monitor levels and progress. US was done every few days up until trigger shots and retrieval, all scheduled within my busy work schedule!!
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Amy Nelson)
Great team of proffessional that was very experienced and very organized. I saw many different nurses and they were all great with a great attitude!
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Very organized staff, clinic was clean and had a friendly atmosphere but maybe a bit outdated as far as design. Parking was good, waiting area ok and payments and checkout were quick. Overall very satisfied.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Alexander Quaas at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Medications $3-5K Consultation $250 Appointments and egg retrieval around $9K
10
Doctor
Alexander Quaas
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
10
Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
4 of 5
Educational Resources
6 of 5
2009 - 2013, Successful
NPS
10
NPS
10
Age 26 - 30
1 IUI
Endometriosis
Male Factor
1st of 2 Docs
2 IUI With Other Docs
Donor Sperm
Strongly Recommends
Strongly Recommends
Successful
Dr. Garzo was present every step of the way wether it was not so good news or amazing news. He always had the next plan ready for us. He never made us feel rushed or like he has another patient waiting ... He took his time, went over all the steps and he truly cares about you. ... We first did one round of iui with donor sperm, was on clomid 100 mg. We went in for our first iui procedure.
Clinic [Reproductive Partners Fertility Center] itself is relaxing and comfortable. The ladies at the front are always friendly and welcoming. No matter who you walk next to they are always smiling ... They [nurses] are amazing, they make you feel a part of a family there ... Weakness is the elevators are always packed and lobby is busy. ... Visit and ultrasound were reasonable , iui procedures were ok. Infertility treatments no matter what are expensive.
How was your experience with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
Dr. Garzo was present every step of the way wether it was not so good news or amazing news. He always had the next plan ready for us. He never made us feel rushed or like he has another patient waiting
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
The most caring doctor that you can trust
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center?
He took his time, went over all the steps and he truly cares about you.
Describe the protocols Gabriel Garzo used in your cycles at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center and their degree of success.
We first did one round of iui with donor sperm, was on clomid 100 mg. We went in for our first iui procedure. Came back to do the pregnancy test, came back negative. Dr. Garzo saw a couple of polyps that i had my obgyn remove. We then planned for another iui round but this time i had to do a shot the night before to boost my ovaries, while in clomid as well. Went in to do a iui procedure then again the next day. Then was on insertable progesterone capsules. Went in for our pregnancy and got results that we were pregnant.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center. (Assigned nurse: Brittany)
They are amazing, they make you feel a part of a family there
Describe your experience with Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Weakness is the elevators are always packed and lobby is busy. Clinic itself is relaxing and comfortable. The ladies at the front are always friendly and welcoming. No matter who you walk next to they are always smiling
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabriel Garzo at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center.
Visit and ultrasound were reasonable , iui procedures were ok. Infertility treatments no matter what are expensive.
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Doctor
Gabriel Garzo
NPS
Humanity
5 of 5
Communication
5 of 5
Frequency Seen
4 of 5
Trustworthiness
5 of 5
Compassion
5 of 5
Explained risks
5 of 5
Adaptability
5 of 5
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Clinic
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center
La Jolla
NPS
Operations
5 of 5
Scheduling
5 of 5
Billing Department
5 of 5
Nursing Staff
5 of 5
Clinic Atmosphere
6 of 5
Educational Resources
7 of 5