CT fertility has been a leader in infertility treatment for 25 years. We offer services to?national and international?patients for advanced reproductive care. Our clientele includes infertile couples, singles and same sex couples.
Why Choose CT Fertility?
- Extensive experience with egg donation, surrogacy and multi-party reproduction
- Locations in US and Europe
- State-of-the-art IVF laboratory
- Open 7 days a week
- Multilingual team of experts
- In house donor program
We service infertility treatment both nationally and internationally. Our office locations are:
- New York City
- European representative office in Barcelona, Spain
Meet Our Physicians
At CT Fertility we work closely with you and emphasize a team approach.
Dr. Melvin H. Thorton
Dr. Thorton is the Medical Director at out CT Fertility clinic. He has a Fellowship?in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility?and another in Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery.
Dr. Throton places a huge emphasis on individualized care. His areas of special interest include Donor Egg IVF, PCOS, Advanced Gynecology Surgery, Fertility Preservation and Male Infertility.
Dr. Joao De Pinho
Dr. De Pinho has a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. His most passionate area of interest is surrogacy and he deals with?surrogacy treatment cycles at the center.
Services and Procedures
Diagnostic procedures enable our doctors to identify fertility issues. From there our team works with you to determine the best course of fertility treatment.?We prescribe, pills, injections?and medications among our diagnostic procedures.
Surgical procedures?include laparoscopy and hysteroscopy at CT Fertility.
Fertility Treatment Options
- In vitro fertilization
- Intra uterine insemination
- Donors and surrogacy
- Egg donation
- Sperm donation
- Embryo donation
- Egg freezing embryo freezing
Specialized third part reproduction programs
These programs provide singles and couples with an alternative approach to parenthood. Some of our popular programs include
Single parenthood options?for women
For single women?who want to have a child, this program gives all the right options. For example, in this program, your physician will assess your fertility and devise a customized plan for you.
You can explore multiple options like sperm donor selection where you can decide on someone you know. Or you can decide to go with an anonymous sperm donor. Our experts can help you navigate this process and discuss all options.
Single parenthood options?for men
If you are a male who does not have a partner but wants to become a parent, you have options to choose from. You can consider traditional surrogacy, gestational surrogacy or donor egg.
Traditional surrogacy will allow you to have a baby when a woman agrees to be inseminated with your sperm and uses her own egg to produce the child. She will carry the pregnancy herself.
In the case of gestational surrogacy and donor egg, someone known or unknown will donate the eggs. The eggs will be fertilized with your sperm and the embryo transferred to the uterus of a women not biologically related to it.
Family Building for Gay Men
With our expertise gay couples can find solutions that will allow them to build their family. Some of these include options like our on-site egg donation program where you can choose from fully screened egg donors.
Another option is the frozen donor egg bank or even embryo donation options. Gay couples may also consider options like PGD/PGD for choosing embryo gender along with safe programs for HIV positive dads.
Family Building for Lesbian Couples
Same sex female couples wanting a family have options at CT Fertility too. We can offer services like sperm donation paired with IUI, and IVF if one partner wants to carry the pregnancy.
Family Building for Transgender Individuals?
You can also come to us at CT Fertility if you are a transgender man or woman. We can help you if you are interested in having a genetically related child and have questions that need answering.
Cutting the costs of pregnancy treatment
CT Fertility offers solutions to individuals and couples where they can try and lower the cost of their treatment. They can consider CT Fertility programs like the following:
Comprehensive and Unlimited Egg Donation and Surrogacy Programs
CT Fertility offers a program that guarantees all fresh donor eggs. The program also optimizes the chance of success for participating patients. Same sex couples who can find this program suitable if they wish to share eggs among two biological dads.
Shared Egg Donor Cycle
In this program you can choose to share eggs from a single donor with another couple or family. This program can help patients significantly reduce the costs associated with donors.
Frozen Eggs from the CT Fertility Egg Donor Bank
CT Fertility experts regularly cryopreserve unfertilized donor eggs that can be used for future use. These are high quality eggs since they come from our approved donors. So if you are considering donor eggs as an option, you can check in with our egg bank reserves.
In addition to our medical procedures and services, we also offer infertility counseling to our patients. Our services include:
- Individual counseling
- Couples counseling
- Mind/body program
- Infertility group support
- Lifestyle changes
- Cognitive restructuring
Payment Programs and Discounts
CT Fertility doctors and staff understand how financial concerns can impact your treatment plan. We have a team of financial counselors that can?help explain every option. Our experienced team can also work with you to find the financial program that is right for your individual needs.
CT Fertility works with most major insurance providers.
CT Fertility works with three available financing options
This company specializes in fertility practices exclusively.?They can tailor your plan specifically to your treatment needs while covering the cost of fertility drugs.
Lending Club Patient Solutions
This program offers high amounts of loans of up to $40, 000. They have flexible payment plans that can extend up to 84 months.?Lending Club Patients Solutions does not charge an application fee, but provides quick approval.
Prosper HealthCare Lending
This program does not charge an application fee and provides an instant decision for all applicants.?The plan can cover all out of pocket costs including medication and procedures. Loans of up to $100,000 are available.
CT Fertility Services and Profile
- Donor egg services (Yes)
- Donor embryo services (Yes)
- ART for single women (Yes)
- Gestational carrier services (Yes)
- Embryo cryopreservation services (Yes)
- SART member (Yes)
- Verified lab accreditation (Yes)
CT Fertility IVF Success Rates
Fresh Nondonor Eggs IVF Success Rates
According to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,CT Fertility in BRIDGEPORT, CT performed 67 fresh nondonor eggs IVF cycles in 2015. Below is the number of IVF cycles and babies born by the patient's age.
|Number of cycles||31||8||14||4||5||5|
|Live births (%)||28.6||2 / 8||1 / 14||0 / 4||0 / 1||0 / 4|
Frozen Nondonor Eggs IVF Success Rates
According to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,CT Fertility in BRIDGEPORT, CT performed 38 frozen nondonor eggs IVF cycles in 2015. Below is the number of IVF cycles and babies born by the patient's age.
|Number of cycles||11||14||5||2||3||3|
|Live births (%)||4 / 11||1 / 12||0 / 4||0 / 2||0 / 3||0 / 2|
Donor Eggs IVF Success Rates
In 2015,according to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,CT Fertility in BRIDGEPORT, CT performed 163 IVF cycles with fresh embryos from donor eggs and 179 IVF cycles with frozen embryos from donor eggs.
|Donor Eggs||Number of cycles||Live births (%)|
* Latest IVF success reports are based on the 2017 CDC data.
* Learn about success rate and definition. Read: What Is IVF Success Rate?