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LGBT Fertility (Fertility Specialists of Texas) - provider profile and satisfaction report

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www.LGBTFertility.com

Locations: Frisco, TX, USA
Contact: Dr. Jerald Goldstein OR Tessa Falk
Email: jgoldstein@fertilitytexas.com OR tfalk@fertilitytexas.com
Phone: 214-618-2044


To find out if this provider participates in our Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP), please see the summary table of our Directory.

Services:

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  Surrogacy agency?
  Egg donation?
  Law firm?


 

Year founded: 2005
Employees: 50


 


About LGBT Fertility (Fertility Specialists of Texas):*

LGBT Fertility, a division of Fertility Specialists of Texas has a reputation for success, offering cutting-edge technology coupled with individualized, patient-focused care that results in some of the highest pregnancy and live birth rates in the United States. With more than 50 years combined experience, our team of specialists provides the latest in reproductive technology at our state-of-the-art fertility centers. Though headquartered in Texas, we are an international practice, offering services to patients around the world. At LGBT Fertility, our goal is to provide the most advanced fertility treatment available in a caring, compassionate environment where each patient is treated as an individual. Doctors Jerald S. Goldstein and Daniel A. Skora are dedicated to providing same-sex couples with the best medical plan for having a biological child and to serve as a one-stop resource for making family building via fertility treatment efficient, effective and as affordable as possible.

* This description was provided by the service provider.

 


 


 


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Fertility clinic satisfaction - overall score (out of 10)

  Clinic score
Overall
(9.63)
Count: 24
Not Applicable: 0

Clinic experience

  Clinic rating
Quality of medical services (contribution to the success of journey)
(9.79)
Count: 24
Not Applicable: 0
Responsive, informative and supportive
(9.42)
Count: 24
Not Applicable: 0
Egg donor options, screening and matching
(9.39)
Count: 18
Not Applicable: 0
Gay friendly and knowledgeable
(9.81)
Count: 21
Not Applicable: 0
Accommodation of international parents
(9.81)
Count: 16
Not Applicable: 0

Clinic recommendation rate

Value Percent  
Yes 100.0%
 
Statistics
Total Responses 24
Average 1.0

Clinic reviews and comments

Response
(2014, USA parents) Dr Goldstein and his staff were unbelievable and very supportive of helping a gay couple.
(2014, USA parents) The clinic is very thorough when it comes to your care and ensuring best possible scenarios but lacks organization and communication. The doctor is very good but still to this day believes that myself and my surrogates husband were partners. I think he lacks the effective support staff he needs.
(2015, USA parents) Doctor Goldstein at Fertility Specialists of Texas was amazing. One of the first things he asked was if we were scared? We were. We had to tell him he was the first doctor that wanted to help us after being turned down by multiple clinics, we couldn't believe it was real. He then passed us off to an angel of a nurse, Jeanette. She held our hands through the ups and downs of over a year. I can't recall how many times I would call her and she would reaffirm everything would be "ok" and would bring tears to my eyes each time.
(2015, USA parents) Dr. Goldstein and his entire staff (from the embryologist to the receptionist and everyone in between) were wonderful to work with. We were welcomed with open arms and never felt "different" being a same-sex couple. The communication was excellent. This is important, as this process involves so many medical tests along the way and you are always wondering what the results showed. We had a lot of face to face time with Dr. Goldstein, too, which made the process less clinical. We can't wait to have another child with the help of FST!
(2015, USA parents) Dr. Goldstein and staff were wonderful!
(2017, International parents) Making a judgment of a clinic is very difficult because the impossibility of monitoring the process. The communication wasn't the best, but at the end (after two cycles) we achieved all the goals, so something had to be right.
(2017, USA parents) Dr.Goldstein and his team took amazing care of us during our journey! The were attentive, knowledgeable, and were always available for questions. Jeanette and her team were amazing and we loved getting the phone call explaining what was going on! Our baby girl is due in earily November 2017 and we just couldn't. Be happier! Thank you Fertility specialist of Texas, without you we wouldn't be where we are today! Thomas &a Michael Miller
(2017, USA parents) Excellent communication and medical ability! We really felt that Dr. Goldstein was an expert in this field and we benefited from this in our results.
(2018, International parents) Very good, easy process. Dr. Goldstein is very nice and his staff is kind.
(2018, USA parents) Dr. Goldstein and the staff at FST were amazing.
(2019, USA parents) They were very kind to my sister who is not familiar with the whole world of artificial reproduction and for that I could not be more grateful.
Good, smart docs.



Journey statistics for service provider

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

Value Percent   Count
One 69.6%
16
Two 30.4%
7
  Totals 23
Statistics
Total Responses 23
Average 1.3

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

Value Percent  
Egg donation - fresh 56.5%
Egg donation - frozen / egg bank 17.4%
Frozen embryo transfer (from your previous cycle) 26.1%
 
Statistics
Total Responses 23

Known / Anonymous egg donation

Value Percent   Count
Unknown 57.9%
11
Known 26.3%
5
Other 15.8%
3
  Totals 19
Statistics
Total Responses 19
Responses "Other" Count
Left Blank 21
My husband\'s sister 1
agreed to be known but we haven\'t pursued learning her identity at this point 1
friend 1

Egg donation source

Value Percent   Count
Intended mother (no donor) 17.4%
4
Family or friend 17.4%
4
Surrogacy agency 30.4%
7
Independent Egg donation agency 17.4%
4
Fertility clinic 17.4%
4
  Totals 23
Statistics
Total Responses 23



Demographics / family makeup

Gay / straight

Value Percent   Count
LGBT 73.9%
17
Straight 26.1%
6
  Totals 23
Statistics
Total Responses 23

Countries

Value Percent   Count
United States 95.8%
23
United Kingdom 4.2%
1
  Totals 24
Statistics
Total Responses 24