Best Fertility Doctors: What to look for in a fertility specialist and fertility center
Each of our physicians appreciates being recognized as a Best Fertility Doctor by peers and patients. The most widely recognized annual listings, Texas Super Doctors (Key Professional Media), Best Fertility Doctors (Austin Monthly) and Top Doctors (Castle Connolly), continue to name our board certified reproductive endocrinologists as good resources for men and women with infertility challenges.
These organizations vet the physicians on their listings using different criteria and methodologies. Some poll physicians, and others survey patients. The award usually takes into account the depth, breadth and impact of a physician’s practice. At our Austin fertility center, we are proud of the fact that we are often the only Austin fertility specialists to appear on these lists under our OB-GYN sub-specialty of reproductive endocrinology.
While these lists are great places to start your search, when you are selecting a physician, we offer some additional insights into what constitutes a Best Fertility Doctor recognition.
A Best Fertility Doctor is committed to ongoing research and positive outcomes
We belong to a governing body that oversees our pregnancy outcome data. Oftentimes, new patients will ask about our IVF success rates, and how these apply to their particular situation. The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) publishes these numbers every year for pregnancies which were initiated two years ago, and has made great strides in clarifying the reports and offering a new Patient Predictor tool. We suggest asking your physician about live birth rates, the incidences of multiple births, whether or not the practice turns away difficult cases and how frozen embryo cycles factor into the results.
A Best Fertility Doctor offers accessible, affordable care
What if someone named a Best Fertility Doctor is not on your insurance plan or is located beyond your zip code? If you feel strongly about seeing these stand-out physicians, but question whether the treatment they can provide is accessible and affordable, please consider scheduling a consultation. Our business office staff can help you explore the insurance benefits available to you, as well as affordable IVF programs and fertility drug discounts.
We also embrace a “right care, right now” philosophy of care that personalizes reproductive medicine and prioritizes finding the most affordable, efficient and effective path to pregnancy.
The TFC Difference
Ultimately, men and women searching for answers will also make the choice based on a connection. Each of our fertility specialists has been recognized as a Best Fertility Doctor in Austin, Round Rock and San Antonio in various lists. We believe that this distinction was achieved because our team takes into consideration pregnancy success rates, and more importantly, shares a commitment to treat each person with respect and compassion.
Please read more about how our Best Fertility Doctor team relentlessly pursued answers and an effective treatment plan for Shannon, Chasity, Polly, Sarah and Justin >>>
To schedule a time to visit with a Best Fertility Doctor at our Round Rock, San Antonio or Austin fertility centers, please contact us here.