Shady Grove Fertility Center is America’s largest and most progressive fertility center performing over 4,000 IVF cycles including 650 egg donation cycles and an equal number of ovulation induction and IUI cycles annually. Twenty-two reproductive endocrinologists as well as PhD scientists, and geneticist as well as 350 highly specialized staff care for patients in eleven full-service offices throughout the Washington, DC and Baltimore Metropolitan areas. We offer a comprehensive range of fertility treatment options including Ovulation Induction, IUI, IVF, Donor Egg and PGD as well as resources to comprehensively address patient’s needs - medical, emotional, and financial.
A Center of Excellence - We believe in fostering a culture of excellence through investment in the latest technology to improve clinical outcomes, by offering innovative financial programs to help more people afford treatment, and by making the commitment to hire, train, and retain staff that is not only experienced but also passionate, loyal, and highly committed to patient care.
State-of-the-Art-Facilities - All of the Shady Grove Fertility Center offices are newly built or remodeled within the past three years. Patients can expect a warm and inviting, yet professional atmosphere with all the modern conveniences. Rockville, Maryland, medical practice and practice headquarters is a 32,000 square foot facility and home to our Ambulatory Surgery Center and Embryology Laboratory. The ASC and embryology laboratory are equipped with the very latest technology and are fully accredited by AAAHC and Joint Commission on Healthcare (JCAHO) respectively.
Physician Collaboration - Behind the scenes, our physicians come together in person once a week to discuss treatment approaches or new protocols, attend Journal Club, or to discuss patient satisfaction and general practice improvement concepts. While time consuming, we believe that through these meetings the collective knowledge of the entire group increases, and therefore, so does the care we provide. Electronic medical records facilitate the seamless exchange of information between offices ensuring up to the minute details about treatment plans are available to our clinical care teams 24/7.
Patient Care Teams - Shady Grove Fertility has become a leading fertility center because we are able to offer patients the best of both worlds - individualized care and consistently, exceptional pregnancy rates. The ability to achieve this balance comes from a concerted effort to ensure the patient has clear points of contact at all times through clearly defined patient care teams. A patient’s fertility care team consists of a physician, a primary nurse, a clinical administrative assistant and a financial counselor.
Individualized Approach - A patient’s treatment recommendation is based on a variety of circumstances including fertility testing results, age, medical history, previous fertility treatment and personal preferences. With this many variables, it becomes clear why each treatment plan is customized and you can see why it truly becomes impossible to compare one person's progress with another, even though on the surface, their diagnoses may be similar. The goal for us is to offer you the best chance of pregnancy while balancing the ability to offer the least expensive, least invasive treatment possible.
Pregnancy Rates/Low Multiple Births - A member of the Society of Assisted Reproductive Medicine (SART), Shady Grove Fertility’s IVF success rates are among the very best in the nation at 50% pregnancy rate per transfer in 2007 averaged across all age groups. The 2007 pregnancy rate per transfer in the Egg Donor program is 64%. Shady Grove Fertility received special recognition from SART for our reduction of high-order multiple rates as one of the lowest in the nation at <1%.
Research Program - Shady Grove Fertility has been a national leader in fertility research and is one of the few fertility centers in the country to employ a full-time dedicated research staff. All of the physician staff and much of the laboratory staff at Shady Grove Fertility began their training, and often part of their careers, in academic medical centers. These centers are traditionally the only seat of academic research. From that background we realize that an invigorating, stimulating atmosphere can contribute to clinical excellence. Therefore we have reconstructed that academic atmosphere within the privacy and patient oriented setting of our practice, melding the best of both worlds.
Where Our Patients Come From - Shady Grove Fertility is known internationally as a pioneer in fertility treatment and an innovator in making fertility treatment more affordable. Due to that fact, we have had patients from all 50 states and over 35 other countries around the world. The regions highlighted in red show where our patients have traveled from to receive treatment through our Center.