Southern California Reproductive Center
SCRC is an IVF and fertility clinic dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality of care and compassion. SCRC clinics employ the most innovative technologies to optimize the chances of success.
How Can SCRC Help
SCRC practitioners focus all their efforts on the needs of their patients by forming a strong doctor/ patient relationship. This approach helps the SCRC team to ensure a stress free pregnancy and successful birth for their clients.
Individualized Treatment Plan
At SCRC all patients get an initial consultation with their physician and nurse coordinator. This allows the physician to go over medical history, administer diagnostic testing, and explore financial options. Your doctor and nurse coordinator will spend some one-on-one time with you, providing you with relevant information. They will also help you become an informed and knowledgeable participant in your treatment.
From here a team of doctors and staff develop a protocol best suited for every patients' needs and circumstances.
Infertility can significantly affect the emotional wellbeing of couples. The same can also happen with recurrent pregnancy loss. To deal with this, SCRC clinics provide emotional support by their in-house support groups and counselling sessions with staff members.
SCRC clinics have everything you need under one roof for your convenience. This means that every aspect of infertility care from diagnosis to treatment is done on site.
There are state-of-the-art in house labs on the premises which means you do not need to drive elsewhere for different tests. Centers offer same day results and there are on site surgical suites especially equipped for surgical fertility treatments.
SCRC caters inclusive practice and supports a diverse patient population. We offer treatment options to lesbian couples, gay male couples, bisexual, and transgender families.
LGBT patients can be assured that SCRC works with only the most discreet and reputed establishments that cater careful screening. These agencies also maintain strict principles for egg and sperm donation, surrogacy as well as gestational carriers.
SCRC offers same sex female couples the option of artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization.
Likewise, gay male couples who hope to become parents can have a child that is biologically related. Gay couples can either choose traditional surrogacy with artificial insemination. Or they can opt for IVF and egg donation and gestational surrogate.
Doctors and Team
Fertility specialists at SCRC are pioneers in the field of reproductive medicine. Coming from a variety of backgrounds and experience, this team of doctors offers expertise in all areas of infertility treatment.
Headed by Dr. Mark W. Surrey who is the co-founder and Medical Director of SCRC, the medical team comprises of seven Reproductive Endocrinologists and two Laboratory Directors.
Along with Dr. Surrey, Dr. Hal C. Danzer is the other co-founder of SCRC and has successfully dedicated his career to helping couples fulfill their dream of becoming parents. Both Dr. Surrey and Dr. Danzer are board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with numerous credentials ranking them as among the top 10% fertility specialists in the country.
Dr. Shahin Ghadir is a founding partner of SCRC and is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology along with Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Wendy Chang is a partner and Scientific Director at SCRC with special focus on the hormonal basis of women¡¯s infertility. She is also a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Obstetrician/ Gynecologist.
Dr. Carolyn Alexander is a physician who is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Her area of expertise includes treatment of PCOS, endometriosis, unexplained infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss.
Dr. Daniel F. Rychlik is an experienced physicians with a clinical interest in PCOS, premature ovarian failure, and male and female fertility. Dr. Rychlik is also board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Alin Lina Akopians is a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility expert who has also conducted research on PCOS and egg freezing.
Procedures and Services
The doctors and fertility specialists at SCRC are pioneers in their field with over 25 years of experience in IVF technologies. Once the fertility specialists have evaluated your case, and given you a diagnosis, your doctor will explain all fertility options available.
The physicians and professional staff are proud to offer a number of treatments and procedures to suit their patients' needs. Your doctor will work with you in collaboration with your fertility team to develop your individualized plan. Some of the options that you can consider for your treatment include:
- Infertility diagnosis
- IVF-ET embryo transfer
- Embryo freezing
- Assisted hatching
- Embryo biopsy
- Third party reproduction
- Egg donor program
- Sperm donor
- Fertility preservation
- Sperm freezing
- Embryo freezing
- Fertility drugs
- Non-surgical treatments
- Sperm retrieval
- surgical fertility treatments
- Pelvic adhesions
SCRC has multiple locations in California including
- Beverly Hills/ Los Angeles
- Lancaster/ Palmdale
- Santa Barbara
- Santa Monica
The financial obligation of seeking infertility treatment can be rather overwhelming. That is why SCRC offers viable financing solutions for their patients to help them achieve their goal of parenthood.
Some of the ways in which you can utilize our financial options include the following:
Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc. (ARC)
IVF financing is available for SCRC patients in partnership with ARC Fertility Program. This program gives options that are devised expressly to conform to all aspects of the patient's treatment.
ARC offers the following two options:
- The Flexible Care Optionis an IVF financing option which allows a lot of flexibility for patients. The plan permits patients to select the dollar amount most suitable to their circumstances.
- The ARC Pharmacy Plancontrols the high cost of medication needed for treatment. With the help of this plan, SCRC patients can find economical IVF financing options in California.
In collaboration with CapexMD, SCRC offers its patients financing services for all treatment options. The option creates a customized loan plan to meet respective needs and helps ease the monetary burden of fertility treatment.
JFLA- Jewish Free Loan Association
This is a non-profit organization that offers a number of interest free loans to residents in LA County. This also includes loans exclusively designed for individuals looking for IVF treatment.
Southern California Reproductive Center 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)
Southern California Reproductive Center IVF Success Rates
Fresh Nondonor Eggs IVF Success Rates
According to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,Southern California Reproductive Center in BEVERLY HILLS, CA performed 83 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||23||16||18||16||6||4|
|Live births (%)||6 / 15||3 / 8||5 / 9||3 / 8||0 / 2||0 / 1|
Frozen Nondonor Eggs IVF Success Rates
According to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,Southern California Reproductive Center in BEVERLY HILLS, CA performed 192 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||76||47||43||21||3||2|
|Live births (%)||60.0||53.2||58.3||61.9||2 / 3||0 / 2|
Donor Eggs IVF Success Rates
In 2015,according to the newest CDC ART Success Rates Data,Southern California Reproductive Center in BEVERLY HILLS, CA performed 18 IVF cycles with fresh embryos from donor eggs and 26 IVF cycles with frozen embryos from donor eggs.
|Donor Eggs||Number of cycles||Live births (%)|
|Fresh Embryos||18||9 / 16|