Sher Institutes' IVF Success Rates Among the Best in the Nation

      

Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 19:43:00 EDT

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) continue solidify their reputation as leading reproductive care centers in the United States, according to the newest data from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sher Institutes achieved among the highest IVF success rates in several categories.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) continue solidify their reputation as leading reproductive care centers in the United States, according to the newest data from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sher Institutes achieved among the highest IVF success rates in several categories.

Most notably, Sher Institute New York ranks:
* #3 in the United States for Live Birth Rate for Women 41-42.
* #1 in New York for Live Birth Rate for Women Under 35
* #1 in New York for Live Birth Rate for Women 41-42.

"We are incredibly pleased to know that our hard work and individualized patient care is yielding superior results," said SIRM New York Medical Director Drew Tortoriello, M.D. "It is especially gratifying to know that many of the patients whom other clinics have opted not to treat are doing well in our hands."

Sher Institute Dallas also achieved outstanding IVF success rates, with rankings of:
* #4 in Texas for Live Birth Rate for Women Under 35
* #4 in Texas for Live Birth Rate for Women 35-37.
SIRM Dallas also ranks among the top centers in the state for all age categories.

SIRM Dallas Medical Director Walid Saleh, M.D. said, "Patients seek treatment at our center to access the latest technology in the field and to receive extraordinary patient care. These success rates are a tribute to our entire team who strive to optimize the experience for every patient."

Nationally, Sher Institutes has built its reputation on pushing the boundaries of new knowledge and technology, introducing breakthroughs that have transformed the field of infertility care. SIRM founder Geoffrey Sher, M.D.and his physician colleagues around the nation have a reputation for welcoming the most difficult cases, including those who have failed elsewhere. This makes their success rates even more impressive.

"We believe that each patient needs and deserves a specialized treatment plan," said Sher. "Our treatment protocols are individualized. We don't believe in a 'one-size-fits-all' approach."

Rankings are based on self-reported SART data. It is important to note that other SIRM centers may not have reported their data to SART, thus they will not appear in the rankings.

About the Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) (SIRM(R)):

The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine comprise a national network of fertility clinics specializing in cutting-edge technology, personalized treatment and compassionate care. SIRM Founder Dr. Geoffrey Sher established the first private In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) program in the United States. Dr. Sher and his colleagues have been influential in the development of dozens of important breakthroughs in the field of reproductive care. Most recently, Sher Institute pioneered a new genetic test, Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH), which assesses all chromosomes in an egg or embryo, improving the birth rate per embryo transferred by a factor of at least 3 and at the same time dramatically reduces the risk of miscarriage and birth defects. This technology represents a paradigm shift in the field and brings closer the goal of a single embryo transfer. SIRM has been responsible for more than 100 births resulting from CGH-selected embryos

Further information about the Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine can be found on the SIRM website at www.haveababy.com or SIRM blog at www.ivfauthority.com .

Contact: Lisa Stark lisas@sherinstitute.com 702-892-9910.

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