6 RPMG Docs Named Superdoctors

Six physicians from Reproductive Partners Medical Group were named as “Superdoctors 2018” in the category of Reproductive Endocrinology as listed in a supplement to the Los Angeles Times.

Drs. Gayane Ambnartsumyan, Andy Huang, Greg Rosen, Carrie Wambach and Bill Yee were chosen in the Superdoctor category and Dr. Marli Amin was honored as a Rising Star.

Gayane Ambartsumyan, M. D.…

A Defense of PGS

An article recently published in The Cut column of New York Magazine has captured the attention of the fertility and genetic testing community. Titled “A New Last Chance”, the article questioned the utility of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) – a technique which data from the CDC and SART, along with the results of several randomized controlled trials (RCTs), have all …

Fertility Business Booming. Why?

According to an article in the Washington Post, the multibillion-dollar fertility industry is booming, and experimenting with business models that are changing the American family in new and unpredictable ways. Would-be parents seeking donor eggs and sperm can pick and choose from long checklists of physical and intellectual characteristics. Clinics now offer volume discounts, package deals and 100 percent guarantees …

RPMG’s Dr. Ambartsumyan featured on Popsugar

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

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

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”

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

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

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 …