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ORM FERTILITY (PORTLAND, OR)

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Address:
808 S.W. 15th Ave, Portland,OR 97205
Description:

Why choose Oregon Reproductive Medicine

Oregon Fertility Center is a world class fertility clinic that has been operating since 1989. The center offers individuals and couples a variety of treatment options for addressing infertility issues.

Meet the Doctors

Brandon J. Bankowsi

Dr. Bankowski is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist with a lot of experience in IVF and genomics. He has been associated with ORM since 2005 and works to improve the genetic health of his patients. His areas of expertise include screening and preimplantation genetic testing.

Elizabeth A. Barbieri

Dr. Barbieri is a board certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. She has been with ORM since 2009 and possesses extensive expertise in IVF. Her areas of interest include genetic aetiologies of infertility, PGD and egg freezing.

Thomas E. Fisher

Dr. Fisher is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist & Infertility specialist. Dr. Fisher is also a former ORM patient, giving him first hand insight into what the center has to offer. This has made working at the clinic an?experience where he can connect with patients on a more personal level.

John S. Hesla

Dr. Hesla has board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology specializing in the treatment of endocrine and infertility issues. He has been with the center since 1999 as the Cofounder of its IVF program.

Amanda K. Hurliman

Dr. Hurliman is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist & Infertility expert. She has been with ORM since 2013. Dr. Hurliman specializes in advanced hysteroscopy surgery and is a strong advocate for proactive egg freezing.

Services and Procedures

Evaluation

ORM provides a thorough evaluation of all patients' fertility health. For female patients the following will be considered:

  • Medical and reproductive history
  • Complete physical examination
  • Study of uterine cavity
  • Sonohystogram or recent HSG
  • Blood work
  • Follicle count

For male patients the following will be evaluated:

  • Medical and reproductive histroy
  • Semen analysis
  • Sperm function test
  • Blood work

Fertility Testing

Patients will also need to have testing done in the following areas:

  • Ovarian reserve testing
  • Uterine evaluation
  • Transvaginal pelvic sonogram

IUI

With IUI, specially prepared sperm is placed directly into the woman's uterus around ovulation. This?eliminates?the path that the sperm would otherwise?take to the uterus and improves?the chance of pregnancy.

IVF

IVF is the most advanced and effective fertility treatment available. The procedure involves fertilizing a woman's eggs with sperm in a laboratory instead of inside the fallopian tube.

Fertility Preservation

The egg freezing program at ORM allows ample time for family planning for patients. The same also gives women undergoing cancer treatment a chance to preserve their fertility before starting treatment.

Fertility specialists at ORM can fast track?the entire process of egg freezing at a discounted rate. After an appointment with the physician to discuss options, medications can start immediately. These medications are provided free of charge.

Genomics Program

ORM has a genomics program that uses new genetic technology to improve treatment outcomes.??The ORM genomics program offers the following services:

  • CCS
  • PGD
  • Genetic carrier screening
  • Genetic counselling
  • Donor egg

Integrative Medicine

At ORM patients get a chance to focus on the Mind, Body Spirit aspect of treatment as well. ORM staff combines conventional treatments with natural products, Mind Body practices and whole health systems.?Integrative medicine practices at ORM offer the following services:

  • Supplements

Supplements can help patients* fertility issues. ORM doctors recommend that every patient have their case evaluated and take supplements based on their unique condition.

  • Acupuncture

The acupuncture team is available seven days a week and helps patients reduce stress and anxiety. Doctors at ORM recommend starting treatment at the Sam time as other treatments and continuing it through the cycle for best results.

  • Mind Body Programs

Programs such as TCM, Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy and naturopathy can ease the stress of treatment. There is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course available to all ORM patients.

  • Fertility Counseling

As part of the Integrative Medicine program, ORM also offers patients complementary counseling sessions with their in house psychologists.

LGBTQ Biological Parenting

  • Lesbian Couples

Same sex female partners can decide on one partner to carry the pregnancy and select a sperm donor. A single woman need only select a sperm donor. Treatment starts with the basic option of IUI but if that does not work, then others like IVF will be considered.

  • Male Gay Couples

Men wishing to start a family can use a donor egg and gestational carrier. Gay couples can decide which partner will use his sperm in IVF procedures to have a biological link with the resulting embryo.

Gestational Surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy allows a woman to carry a pregnancy on behalf of another individual or couple. She has no biological link to the child she carries.?ORM provides gestational surrogacy services to its clients with outstanding success rates.

Egg Donor Program

ORM gives support to patients when they need to select an egg donor. The egg donor program at the facility gives intended parents a large selection of donors to consider. All donors are healthy and intensely screened.

Embryo Donation Program and Sperm Bank

ORM also runs an embryo donation program which is highly successful. Potential recipients are patients who have been unsuccessful at conceiving via IVF using their own eggs or sperm.

Financial Options

Insurance Coverage

Patients registered with ORM can seek the assistance and guidance of their financial counselors to navigate insurance matters. The medical billing and insurance specialists are available to answer any queries and concerns patients may have. The procedure is as?follows:

  • After reviewing their insurance policy, patients can contact the insurance?company to help understand benefits.
  • The next step is to schedule a new patient appointment with ORM and provide the financial team with insurance information.
  • The billing team at ORM will verify the level of coverage with the insurance company.
  • TheORM team will answer any questions regarding coverage and explain details.

Fertility Financing

Prosper Healthcare Lending

ORM has teamed up with?Prosper Healthcare Lending for fertility treatment financing. The company specializes in fertility financing with the following benefits:

  • Quick loan decisions
  • No risk process
  • 100 % confidential
  • Preapproval does not affect credit

Oregon Reproductive Medicine Services and Profile

  • Whether clinic has donor egg program (Yes)
  • Whether clinic has donated embryo program (Yes)
  • Whether clinic has embryo cryopreservation program (Yes)
  • Whether clinic has egg cryopreservation program (Yes)
  • Clinic services for single women (Yes)
  • Clinic services for using gestational carriers (Yes)
  • Whether clinic is SART member (Yes)
  • Embryo laboratory accreditation status (Yes)
  • ORM FERTILITY (PORTLAND, OR) IVF Success Rates

    (All reports are based on the latest CDC fertility success rates data.)

    Nondonor Eggs Number of transfers

    Age under 35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42Age ≥43
    22011481215

    Nondonor Eggs Live Birth Rates

    Age under 35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42Age ≥43
    69.164.959.357.10.0

    Donor IVF Number of Transfers

    Donor, Fresh emb, Fresh eggDonor, Fresh emb, Frozen eggDonor, Frozen embryoDonated embryo
    12036049

    Donor IVF Live Birth Rates

    Donor, Fresh emb, Fresh eggDonor, Fresh emb, Frozen eggDonor, Frozen embryoDonated embryo
    0.075.069.4

    Total number of IVF cycles (2017-2018)

    Clinic NameMedical DirectorAll IVF Cycles<35 Cycles35-37 Cycles38-40 Cycles41-42 Cycles≥43 Cycles
    ORM FERTILITYJohn S. Hesla, MD2,191663571479200278

    Pct transfers using gestational carrier

    Age <35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42≥43All ages
    25.329.228.539.546.831

    Pct transfers using frozen embryos

    Age <35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42Age ≥43All ages
    81.890.794.497.794.389.8

    Pct transfers of at least one embryo with ICSI

    Age <35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42Age ≥43All ages
    9387.582.272.17285.0

    Pct transfers of at least one embryo with PGT

    Age <35Age 35-37Age 38-40Age 41-42Age ≥43All ages
    72.081.584.687.277.879.1

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