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Dr. John J. Rapisarda
Dr. Rapisarda places emphasis on respectful, compassionate treatment for all patients as he strives for high success rates. His special interest is the treatment and management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Asima K. Ahmad
Dr. Ahmad believes every patient deserves an individual, personal approach to fertility, formed through a deep understanding of a patient’s goals and the best of medical science and innovation.Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Juan P. Alvarez
Dr. Alvarez is committed to helping, treating, and advocating for the reproductive health of his patients as well as the LGBTQ community, and has a specific interest in egg and sperm donation as well as surrogacy.Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Brian R. Kaplan
Dr. Kaplan’s personalized approach and thorough exploration of all possible options has enabled thousands to realize their dream of family.Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Jennifer E. Hirshfeld-Cytron
Known for providing personalized, comprehensive care, Dr. Hirshfeld-Cytron’s clinical expertise is augmented by her experience as a woman and mother.Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Meike L. Uhler
Dr. Uhler feels fortunate to play a role in this stage of her patients' lives. Her research interests focus on the evaluation and treatment of infertility, as well as raising fertility awareness in the general population.Meet Our Doctors
We are grateful for Dr. Sipe. While we are at the beginning of our fertility journey, he has been extremely encouraging, patient, and understanding. We feel confident our chances of success are at their highest in his hands along with the FCI team.
My experience with the FCI team has been so wonderful. Very professional and caring. I feel totally blessed to be going through my experience with this team. I know that whatever the outcome is, my experience has been totally the best.
As the proud mother of a beautiful baby boy, my experience at Fertility Centers of Illinois was positive and successful. I would recommend this fertility clinic to anyone.
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Your doctor will discuss all your treatment options and answer any questions you have about your fertility plan.
Evaluating female fertility includes a vaginal ultrasound to look for abnormalities such as thin or thick uterine lining. A saline-infused sonogram with a 3D ultrasound can help evaluate whether the fallopian tubes are open and further assess the uterine cavity.
While IVF is not always the first step in treatment for many couples, it is a highly effective approach that fertility specialists use when less aggressive options do not yield success. We'd like to share the entire process with you, step by step.