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Huntington Reproductive Center - provider profile and satisfaction report

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www.havingbabies.com

Locations: , CA, USA
Contact: Dr. Robert Boostanfar
Email: boostanfarivf@havingbabies.com OR courtneyl@havingbabies.com
Phone: 866-472-4483


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Services:

  IVF clinic?check12.png
  Surrogacy agency?
  Egg donation?
  Law firm?


 

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Employees:


 


About Huntington Reproductive Center (HRC Fertility):*

For more than 20 years, HRC Fertility (HRC) has introduced and perfected new fertility treatments and procedures. Our impressive fertility success rates are due to our commitment to cutting edge reproductive technology. The HRCIVF treatment program's long, very successful history cements our place as one of the top fertility clinics in the nation. We are committed to giving our clients every infertility treatment option.

* This description was provided by the service provider.

 


 


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Fertility clinic satisfaction - overall score (out of 10)

  Clinic score
Overall
(8.76)
Count: 21
Not Applicable: 0

Clinic experience

  Clinic rating
Quality of medical services (contribution to the success of journey)
(9.26)
Count: 19
Not Applicable: 0
Responsive, informative and supportive
(8.42)
Count: 19
Not Applicable: 0
Egg donor options, screening and matching
(8.54)
Count: 13
Not Applicable: 0
Gay friendly and knowledgeable
(9.12)
Count: 17
Not Applicable: 0
Accommodation of international parents
(8.27)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0

Clinic recommendation rate

Value Percent  
Yes 100.0%
 
Statistics
Total Responses 21
Average 1.0

Clinic reviews and comments

Response
(2000, International parents) Excelent, very advanced using the latest equipment, A very good success rate baby going home. We fully recommend HCR and their latest clinic at Encino.
(2011, International parents) I think that the medications provided to the surrogate could have been more aggressive. It took 3 attempts for the surrogate to become pregnant and we found out later that injectible hormones were only given to her for the 3rd attempt. Many fertility doctors give these on all attempts.
(2012, International parents) We used HRC and found them medically to be excellent. Some of their support staff are not so good and knowledgable or responsive to emails. Note that Nurses and Doctors are fine - it is the "coorindators, financial counsellors, etc" that we had issues with - they could have communicated better and not sent out nonsense emails or ignored emails when questions were too hard for them.
(2013, International parents) Perfect is the only word. The accomodation is not really relevant for the clinic.
(2013, USA parents) The Dr. Was apparently working with Planet Hospital. I question if we were completely informed about the relationship and if there was a conflict of interest.
(2015, International parents) I went to HRC Encino with Dr. Boostanfar. He is amazing and great as I only went through one cycle and have my baby safely. The most beautiful boy. Thanks for them.
(2015, USA parents) Great facility. We plan on using them again in the near future.
(2015, USA parents) Used dr boostanfar, very good chair side manner. Fresh cycle did not take, and surprised dr. Boostanfar considering embryos were tested and considered grade aa, but, frozen cycle resulted in twin live births. He is great, the support staff especially during transfer had some language communication issues which resulted in surrogate having no clue what the instructions were.
(2016, USA parents) Pricey but good service. However, the first two cycles failed with grade A embryos. Not sure if failures should be attributed to random chance or operational errors.
(2017, International parents) The clinic was overall great, the Doctor we had was amazing, however the day to day communication with the nurse cordinator was hot and miss.



Journey statistics for service provider

Number of IVF / IUI cycles done until journey resulted in a birth

Value Percent   Count
One 75.0%
15
Two 10.0%
2
Three 15.0%
3
  Totals 20
Statistics
Total Responses 20
Average 1.4

Type of transfer that resulted in pregnancy (if done IVF)

Value Percent  
Egg donation - fresh 66.7%
Frozen embryo transfer (from your previous cycle) 33.3%
 
Statistics
Total Responses 18

Known / Anonymous egg donation

Value Percent   Count
Unknown 62.5%
10
Known 25.0%
4
Other 12.5%
2
  Totals 16
Statistics
Total Responses 16
Responses "Other" Count
Left Blank 19
known but not name and address 1
we may not know who she is but she is willing to meet the children 1

Egg donation source

Value Percent   Count
Intended mother (no donor) 5.9%
1
Surrogacy agency 52.9%
9
Independent Egg donation agency 41.2%
7
  Totals 17
Statistics
Total Responses 17



Demographics / family makeup

Gay / straight

Value Percent   Count
LGBT 77.8%
14
Straight 22.2%
4
  Totals 18
Statistics
Total Responses 18

Countries

Value Percent   Count
United States 47.6%
10
Australia 23.8%
5
Italy 9.5%
2
United Kingdom 4.8%
1
Portugal 4.8%
1
Belgium 4.8%
1
Taiwan 4.8%
1
  Totals 21
Statistics
Total Responses 21