Category Archives: RPMG News

RPMG’s Dr. Ambartsumyan featured on Popsugar

September 18, 2017 at 3:36 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

RPMG’s Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan was featured in an online article on Popsugar in which one of her patients outlines her IVF experience in photographs.

The article, “1 Woman Documented Her IVF Treatment From Start to Finish With Photos, and We’re Exhausted Just Looking at It” states, “Like many other women trying to conceive, the thought of having a baby via …

RPMG Embryology Lab Re-accredited

August 31, 2017 at 12:50 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

Reproductive Partners’ laboratory has been re-accredited by the prestigious College of American Pathologists.

Unquestionably one of the most if not the most important determinant of IVF success is the quality of the embryo laboratory. They embryologists find the eggs at the retrieval, fertilize them, follow them in their development, prepare the embryo(s) for transfer and freeze the remaining embryos. The …

RPMG’s Dr. Rosen on Huffington Post podcast

August 30, 2017 at 10:01 am, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

In the first episode of IVFML, a HuffPost podcast miniseries about infertility, health editor Anna Almendrala and her husband, comedy writer Simon Ganz try to make a baby, but things don’t go as planned.

The very definition of TMI, Anna and Simon use their own story to talk about all the hilarious, depressing, ridiculous, and expensive travails of trying …

RPMG’s Dr. Marli Amin Named “Rising Star”

July 24, 2017 at 12:25 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

Dr. Marli Amin has been named a Rising Star in Los Angeles Magazine’s list of Super Doctors of 2017 in the August 2017 issue.

Dr. Amin completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Irvine, where she was given the ARISE star performer award for exemplifying academic achievement, respect, integrity, service, and excellence as a physician. …

IVF Demand Increases in China

July 18, 2017 at 11:58 am, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

According to Bloomberg News, a paradox has emerged in China: As the country finally relaxes its one-child policy, factors like lower sperm counts, later pregnancies and other health barriers are making it harder for many to get pregnant. As a result, businesses from China to Australia, and even California are lining up to help — and profit from — …

Dr. Andy Huang Helps Khloe Kardashian

June 15, 2017 at 8:52 pm, by Dr. Marli Amin

RPMG’s Dr. Andy Huang recently met with Khloe Kardashian to discuss her fertility.  In this week’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Dr. Huang discovers that Khloe’s ovarian reserve may be low for her age.  Dr. Huang’s meeting with Khloe is summarized in a Women’s Health article, “Khloe Kardashian Just Got More Bad News About Her Fertility—Here’s …

Your Infertility and IVF Questions Answered Here…Free

May 24, 2017 at 7:49 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

Yes, that’s correct. You can ask a question about infertility or IVF and you will get a prompt answer. And it’s free. You do not have to be a patient of reproductive Partners or even a patient yet; you may just be starting your infertility journey and have not yet seen a doctor. This is a service that Reproductive Partners …

SART Releases Latest IVF Data

May 17, 2017 at 12:56 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology has released the latest data on assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. The release consists of preliminary data from cycles done in 2015 and final data from 2014 cycles.

With the preliminary 2015 data in, they can definitively say that more than one million babies have been born from assisted reproductive technology …

One Million IVF Babies and Counting

May 3, 2017 at 11:44 am, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

It seems like just yesterday: 1978 and the first IVF baby, Louise Brown, was born in England. In 1981 the first IVF baby was born in the U. S. Now there are over one million IVF babies in the U. S.

The latest report on in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive techniques (ART) from the American Society for Reproductive …

IVF Money Back Guarantee Programs

April 20, 2017 at 3:10 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

So, what’s the deal. As the field of IVF grew, some IVF centers instituted “success or your money back” programs. Many of these were thought to be unethical because it could encourage centers to do potentially harmful procedures to try to avoid paying out the guarantee. The most common abuse was to transfer more embryos than thought to be safe. …