Oregon Health Sciences University

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Genetic counseling: Offered
Genetic counseling
Acupuncture: Offered
Acupuncture
Mental health counseling: Offered
Mental health counseling
Nutrition counseling: Offered
Nutrition counseling
Administration of shots: Offered
Administration of shots
Coordinating at-home nursing is not offered: Not Offered
Coordinating at-home nursing
is not offered
Selling medication: Offered
Selling medication
Providing backup medication: Offered
Providing backup medication
Portland
3303 S.W. Bond Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
503 418-4500
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Oregon Health Sciences University to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 63%Neutral: 20%Don't recommend: 17%8.4
40 assessments
  • 63% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 20% Neutral (7-8)
  • 17% Don't recommend (0-6)
Operations
Poorly operated
Operated well
9.3
Operations

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Scheduling
Difficult scheduling
Easy scheduling
8.8
Scheduling

Ratings of 1 mean it was difficult to schedule appointments with this clinic.

Ratings of 10 mean it was easy to schedule appointments.

Billing Department
Incompetent billing dept.
Competent billing dept.
7.5
Billing Department

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory billing department.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent billing department.

Nursing Team
Poor nursing team
Excellent nursing team
9
Nursing Team

Ratings of 1 indicate an unsatisfactory nursing team.

Ratings of 10 indicate an excellent nursing team.

Attention to Detail
Low attention to detail
High attention to detail
7.9
Attention to Detail

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Live births per fresh IVF cycle by age range
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Annual Cycles for this Clinic
695
Annual Cycles National Avg.
635
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9
9
Age
40 - 41
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS, Other
9
9
Dr. Wu is very knowlegable. She noticed an abnormaility on a previous test from another doctor that we didn't know about. She was quick to take action. ... I love that she works with my Naturopathic Primary Care Doctors so that we can reach our mutual goal. ... During the proceedure she found 6 to 7 Uterine Polyps and a thickened lining. She removed the polyups and shaved down my lining. Upon receiving the biospy resluts back we found I had complex hyerplasia without atypia.
I loved that on our first visit they [OHSU] scheduled us to see the Financial Coordinator and we discussed our treatment plan and pricing. They had a whole packet for us ready to go. Ever visit since has had the same feel. I don't think that this is a weekness, but sometimes appointments get pushed back due to proceedures or other things running long. I can appreicate that when you check in they have a sign showing how behind the doctor is.
Age
40 - 41
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation, PCOS, Other
9
9
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu is very knowlegable. She noticed an abnormaility on a previous test from another doctor that we didn't know about. She was quick to take action. We hit a few bumps along the way, but she was great at adapting and adjusting the course of treatment for the next step. I ask a lot of questions and she gives me detailed answers. I love that she works with my Naturopathic Primary Care Doctors so that we can reach our mutual goal.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
As as many questions as you feel you need to when taking the next step in your treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr Wu is very honest and encouraging.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
She located an abnormaility on a HSG test from a previous doctor that we didn't know about. She scheduled me for a Saline Infusion Sonogram which was unsuccesful due to the shape of my Cervix. She suggested a Hysteroscopy as I was uncomfrotable with jumping right in to surgery. She worked with my Naturopathic Primary Care Doctor for some treatments to soften my Cervix and dialate. After the second attempt was unsucessful, I was ready to proceed with the Hysteroscopy. During the proceedure she found 6 to 7 Uterine Polyps and a thickened lining. She removed the polyups and shaved down my lining. Upon receiving the biospy resluts back we found I had complex hyerplasia without atypia. She gave me progesterone for the next 2 months to regress the hyperplasia.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani (Dr Wu's Nurse))
Dani has been great!! She has answered all of my questions and put me at ease and was encouraging when discussing my Hysertocopy. Not just Dani is great, everyone that has helped us from checking in to fincial coordinators and nurses are amaizing. They are understanding and compasionate about the things that we are putting our bodies thru. I love that they are encouraging during proceedures.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
They are very organized!!! I loved that on our first visit they scheduled us to see the Financial Coordinator and we discussed our treatment plan and pricing. They had a whole packet for us ready to go. Ever visit since has had the same feel. I don't think that this is a weekness, but sometimes appointments get pushed back due to proceedures or other things running long. I can appreicate that when you check in they have a sign showing how behind the doctor is. I know if it was me in that room, I would want the Doctor to focus on me and my case and not be in a hurry to see the next patient. When you come for a visit, plan for some additional time.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
So far my insurance has covered my visits with 20% my responsibility. We plan to start IVF in 1 month that is not covered by my insurance.
9
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Diana Wu
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9
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8
7
Age
28 - 38
Treated
2009 - 2019
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
8
7
Dr David Lee is a very compassionate and kind doctor. He is trustworthy. He explains things in details and tries to see the big picture and see it from your perspective. He listened and included you in the treatment plan. He was a busy doctor so a few times he was not available (including transfer day). ... He includes you in the treatment plan and fills you in on the good and the bad of a treatment plan. He doesn't treat you like your another number or paycheck.
We had several errors made by nursing staff [OHSU] with ordering medications (missed meds, filling out PA's, etc.) which resulted in cancelled treatments. We had a lot of questions for the Financial Counselors and felt as though our questions weren't answered at all or in a timely manner. Also, they didn't communicate with us on what deposit was due before the appointment so we came in and were shocked to find out we had a deposit due.
Age
28 - 38
Treated
2009 - 2019
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European, Native American
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 3 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
8
7
How was your experience with David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr David Lee is a very compassionate and kind doctor. He is trustworthy. He explains things in details and tries to see the big picture and see it from your perspective. He listened and included you in the treatment plan. He was a busy doctor so a few times he was not available (including transfer day).
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Research questions beforehand and go into the appointment with them. Be ready to figure out your treatment plan along side Dr David Lee.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr David Lee is a very compassionate and kind doctor. He includes you in the treatment plan and fills you in on the good and the bad of a treatment plan. He doesn't treat you like your another number or paycheck.
Describe the protocols David Lee used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
We started our treatment using Clomid and timed intercourse. We did this for 6 rounds before moving onto IUI. For our IUI and eventually our IVF we used Menopur and Follistem. IUI was cancelled due to poor sperm penetration. We did a SPA test and eventually moved onto IVF. 17 eggs retrieved and out of those 6 fertilized. Two 3 Day embryos transferred. Negative pregnancy test.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Our nursing staff was friendly and kind when we came in for our initial consultation and for the first few appointments. When it came down to doing IUI and IVF and handling the medication aspect of it we found our nursing staff showed frustration with us and lacked communication. We made several calls daily to try to resolve issues that arrived. They ended up missing a critical medication which made us have to cancel our second IVF treatment. Which resulted in loss of time and money.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Our clinic was easy to find, accessible and clean. Staff was helpful on the phone when making an appointment and friendly in person when checking in. During the initial consultation the nurse was helpful in explaining the protocol and explaining how the injections worked. We had several errors made by nursing staff with ordering medications (missed meds, filling out PA's, etc.) which resulted in cancelled treatments. We had a lot of questions for the Financial Counselors and felt as though our questions weren't answered at all or in a timely manner. Also, they didn't communicate with us on what deposit was due before the appointment so we came in and were shocked to find out we had a deposit due.
Describe the costs associated with your care under David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University.
As our treatment started in 2009, the cost is hard to remember that far back. I do know our medications were just over $1,000 and we had to give a deposit of about $500 for the first initial appointment with Dr David Lee. Lab tests were out of network so I believe they were only covered at 30%.
Describe David Lee's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr David Lee suggested eSET but my spouse and I chose to transfer 2 embryos. Dr David Lee did explain the pros and cons of each and encouraged us to talk it over as a couple.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Lost paperwork
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Canceled a cycle due to clinic error
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Doctor
David Lee
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Frequency seen during appointments
7
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
27
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
Dr. Wu was very open to hearing how many embryos we wanted to transfer at a time, and that was discussed before we even started the process so she knew what we wanted. She did tell me that she would only transfer a maximum of two embryos as she followed the guidelines for my age. However, after that we could decide what was best for us regarding a single or multiple embryos transfer...i remember the day the nurse called me to give my husband and I a positive pregnancy result. She said over the line that Dr. Wu literally “jumped with joy” when she found out I was pregnant that morning. It so warmed our hearts to know we weren’t just numbers on a page of clients but that we were cared for in our most vulnerable times.
The care coordinator [at Oregon Health Sciences University} answered every question I remember having and was so organized. I appreciated that because it showed we were in good hands. The nursing staff always treated me with respect and care. I didn’t have any bad experiences with them...I would say the only weakness of my clinic would be how the egg retrieval sedation worked. As opposed to putting me under general anesthesia, I was consciously sedated to the point I wasn’t supposed to remember anything but was supposed to be able to be functioning to listen to instructions during the procedure if needed.
Age
27
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Diana Wu was very honest and upfront. I so appreciated this because I didn’t want anything to be sugar-coated. I wanted someone who was compassionate yet business-like so that I knew what to expect and could see she had a definite course of action to get us pregnant. She was a great communicator and explained everything and their reasoning for it at length. She also took our wants and desires into consideration regarding religious beliefs and holding to those. Overall, I honestly cannot day anything negative about her and my experience. I would go back to her again in a heartbeat.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I would give anyone undergoing fertility treatment the same advice - take each day as it comes and to trust the doctors. Dr. Wu gave me every reason to trust her and it helped me not to worry and stress, which is so easy to succumb to. Take each moment in the process as it comes only think about that day at a time.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
At every appointment it was evident Dr. Wu cared for her patients. One appointment sticks out in my mind the most. It was at our last appointment - an 8wk ultrasound for our twins. We were the last appointment of the day, and, without giving details, she had said that her prior appointment required her to give some bad news to her patients. It was obvious it affected her a lot. She said it was nice to end her day on a positive note by seeing two healthy babies and releasing me out of her care and onto a normal OB/GYN. it really struck me how much she cared for her patients by how candid she was about her prior patients’ struggles affecting her. Also, i remember the day the nurse called me to give my husband and I a positive pregnancy result. She said over the line that Dr. Wu literally “jumped with joy” when she found out I was pregnant that morning. It so warmed our hearts to know we weren’t just numbers on a page of clients but that we were cared for in our most vulnerable times.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Diana learned very early on through the testing they did that I was going to be very easy to stimulate with the hormone injections. She wanted to take my treatment very easy to make sure I wasn’t overstimulated, which could create underdeveloped eggs. I was on a Lupron protocol that stimulated me very easy. She wanted a balance of a good amount of eggs but also the maximum amount of eggs that were viable to be inseminated. Ultimately her drug protocol yielded 17 eggs - all of which were fully developed and able to be inseminated. She was so knowledgeable, and it was amazing to see how after each appointment she would anazlyze my numbers and adjust any amount of mediciation if needed. Ultimately, she herself did a fresh embryo transfer for me with two healthy embryos. She places the embryos perfectly in the spot she desired in my uterus. Both embryos implanted and yielded a live birth of twins!
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: I am unsure at this time)
The care coordinator answered every question I remember having and was so organized. I appreciated that because it showed we were in good hands. The nursing staff always treated me with respect and care. I didn’t have any bad experiences with them.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
I would say the only weakness of my clinic would be how the egg retrieval sedation worked. As opposed to putting me under general anesthesia, I was consciously sedated to the point I wasn’t supposed to remember anything but was supposed to be able to be functioning to listen to instructions during the procedure if needed. The anesthesiologist didn’t give me enough, and I remember being in pain during the procedure. However, I remember just feeling so ready to be pregnant that I would have done anything. To this day, I would do that procedure again and be in pain to have a healthy baby again. Everything else was so well-oiled and professional. The clinic is a teaching hospital so there were residents that often were part of the appointments. Looking back it was neat to be part of training new doctors to help couples in this kind of heartbreaking need.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We paid roughly $22,000 when all was said and done. That included all the testing appointments, sperm collection/freezing, medications, and paying for the actual cycles themselves.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Wu was very open to hearing how many embryos we wanted to transfer at a time, and that was discussed before we even started the process so she knew what we wanted. She did tell me that she would only transfer a maximum of two embryos as she followed the guidelines for my age. However, after that we could decide what was best for us regarding a single or multiple embryos transfer.
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Diana Wu
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Frequency seen during appointments
10
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8
8
Age
39 - 40
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
8
8
Dr. Amato was lovely and very easy to work with. She wasn't the most talkative person, but she was always there to answer questions we had, which was great ... She wasn't the one to usually initiate conversations, so we learned to have a list of everything we wanted to know for visits. We saw her very rarely, and mostly dealt with nurses or other doctors, though she was our main doctor.
As previously stated, my only critisicm of the clinic [OHSU] is the lack of communication between us (the IP's) and the clinic and our GC. Lots of frustating calls and random bills in the mail that could have been avoided if there was a central person we could discuss on all matters, instead of speaking to the doctor, then the nurse, then finance, then billing, etc.
Age
39 - 40
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Writer
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
8
8
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato was lovely and very easy to work with. She wasn't the most talkative person, but she was always there to answer questions we had, which was great..............................................................
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Prepare every question you could ever have about the process, and have it with you for the appointments.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato was very nice, and answered all questions we asked of her. She wasn't the one to usually initiate conversations, so we learned to have a list of everything we wanted to know for visits. We saw her very rarely, and mostly dealt with nurses or other doctors, though she was our main doctor.
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
During our donor egg retreival, they discovered not as many follicles growing as they wanted. So they decided to stop the cycle, reset, and do it again. She predicted it would yeild a better result, and it did! We got 23 mature eggs, and ended up with 13 healthy embryos.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Katie)
My only real beef with OHSU is that it's VERY difficult to communicate with everyone and be on the same page. We would get info on one thing, and a cost, and a month later find out something else happened and it cost twice the price, and nobody had let us know. Either having one nurse be in charge of everything for each couple, or something else would help this alot. We had a lot of phone calls with the billing and finance departmetns that were frustrating because nobody was talking to each other. And it's a shame, because it's a lovely place and everybody was very nice and seemed to truly care about us.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
As previously stated, my only critisicm of the clinic is the lack of communication between us (the IP's) and the clinic and our GC. Lots of frustating calls and random bills in the mail that could have been avoided if there was a central person we could discuss on all matters, instead of speaking to the doctor, then the nurse, then finance, then billing, etc.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We spent approximately $38,000 for donor eggs ($7,000), embryo creation, and 1 transfer, as well as the corresponding doctors appointments.
Describe Paula Amato's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Amato strongly preferred a SET, which after exhaustive research and many discussions, we agreed with. For both the health of the baby, and the GC
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to inform you of changes in protocol
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Paula Amato
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8
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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9
9
Age
32
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
4 IUI, 1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality
9
9
she [Dr. Amato] has mentioned before IVF was started that she would recommend a single egg transfer due to the risk of multiples and having a bicornuate uterus...I received an MRI to verify that my previously diagnosed bicornuate uterus was not a uterine septum, which would require surgery prior to IVF treatment. I was also prescribed an extra medication called Saizen during the egg retrieval process to improve my egg quality.
they [Oregon Health Sciences Univeristy] offer different “packages” from 2 different financing companies. Our specific package included: 2 egg retrievals, up to 2 fresh embryo transfers, and unlimited frozen transfers from fresh cycles. This package was one of the more expensive options at $23,705.78...You do have a primary doctor and nurse but I personally have only been scheduled with my primary people a few times. I’ve seen other doctors and nurses at the clinic many times.
Age
32
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, East Asian
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
4 IUI, 1 IVF, 1 Egg Freezing
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Poor Egg Quality
9
9
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
To be completely honest, out of the many times I’ve been to the clinic, I’ve only seen Amato twice. (All the doctor’s work togetherat theclinic and even have daily meetings to discuss patients) But each time she was great. Very knowledgeable and answered our questions. We had been going through fertility care for awhile so we thought we knew a lot but she explained a lot more.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We read reviews online of Amato beforehand and a few said to make sure to ask questions. I feel she explained everything well before us asking any questions we had about our own personal care.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Interested in our journey, listened to our concerns, available for questions
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I received an MRI to verify that my previously diagnosed bicornuate uterus was not a uterine septum, which would require surgery prior to IVF treatment. I was also prescribed an extra medication called Saizen during the egg retrieval process to improve my egg quality.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Rachel)
I saw several nurses since I started treatment there and every one has been great. This may seem like an odd thing to be happy about but they are all great at drawing blood. I bruise very easily and having to have blood draw every 1-2 days is tough on my veins. Luckily I only bruised once from my blood draw, which makes me very happy since I use my arms a lot at work. They have all been very helpful too. My personal nurse Rachel is always willing to communicate with me, especially through email since my work schedule doesn’t work very well with her work schedule.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
One thing you’ll have to be is willing to see any doctor or nurse available. They tell you that they all work together at the consult. I personally think it’s great but I could see it confusing or annoying some people who like to stick with the same people. You do have a primary doctor and nurse but I personally have only been scheduled with my primary people a few times. I’ve seen other doctors and nurses at the clinic many times.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I don’t remember specifics but they offer different “packages” from 2 different financing companies. Our specific package included: 2 egg retrievals, up to 2 fresh embryo transfers, and unlimited frozen transfers from fresh cycles. This package was one of the more expensive options at $23,705.78
Describe Paula Amato's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We’re not quite at that stage yet but she has mentioned before IVF was started that she would recommend a single egg transfer due to the risk of multiples and having a bicornuate uterus.
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Paula Amato
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Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
8
Age
33
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
8
While we are still seeing Dr. Hedges as my husband's urologist, our experience so far has been excellent. He cares not just about his patients, but also about finding the "why" behind what is happening.... After our consultation, Dr. Hedges wanted to run blood work for hormone levels and run another semen analysis. My husband hadn't had blood work done yet, and his first SA done at a different clinic showed numbers less than two million, so he wanted to do another test.
The OHSU Fertility Consultants clinic has a lot of resources available. All of the fertility doctors work together and communicate well. One thing I love about them is that because they are a research and teaching hospital, I feel like we have a medical staff that is willing to try many different avenues to help us reach our goal... Between using the online health portal for communication and testing results, and finding a hospital closer to us within their network for testing, it has really been a major stress reliever to not have to make that trip every time.
Age
33
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
10
8
How was your experience with Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
While we are still seeing Dr. Hedges as my husband's urologist, our experience so far has been excellent. He cares not just about his patients, but also about finding the "why" behind what is happening. He is an excellent communicator and makes us feel important. So many times, you feel as if doctors don't have much spare time to give you either in an appointment, or responding to an email. While I do believe he is very busy, I have never felt that way with him. He takes his time, explains things thoroughly, and responds quickly. Talking about male factor infertility is a delicate subject, but Dr. Hedges made us feel very comfortable. While he is optimistic, he also does not put unrealistic expectations in front of us. He has always been able to perfectly balance reality with optimism; a great feat in the infertility world.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Come with a lot of questions because he will take the time to answer them. Also, it is absolutely worth it to sign up for the online health management since he will actually effectively utilize it with you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Hedges sat and had an actual conversation with us. He was calm, caring, and didn't seem rushed at all. While I'm sure he had many patients to see, we didn't feel pushed along. It felt like he really cared and deeply wanted to help us understand the root cause of our infertility. He answered all questions we had thoroughly, and both he and his staff have continued to do so via email ever since.
Describe the protocols Jason Hedges used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
After our consultation, Dr. Hedges wanted to run blood work for hormone levels and run another semen analysis. My husband hadn't had blood work done yet, and his first SA done at a different clinic showed numbers less than two million, so he wanted to do another test. Both of these choices made sense to us and were what we expected. My husband's testosterone levels were normal, but his FSH levels were somewhat elevated. The SA showed zero sperm, which is when he was diagnosed with azoospermia. After this first round of tests, Dr. Hedges recommended the next step of micro-TESE surgery along with blood work to check for any chromosomal abnormalities. The surgery is the logical next step to see if there is even any sperm available to be used for IVF/ICSI, and the extra blood work is to check for any other underlying issues. We haven't received the blood work results yet, but I'm assuming no news is good news. My husband's surgery date is scheduled for about 5 weeks out, so we won't know the results until that time.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We haven't had too much interaction with nurses yet, but they have been professional and kind. The nurse who communicates with us via the online health portal has been very responsive and helpful.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The OHSU Fertility Consultants clinic has a lot of resources available. All of the fertility doctors work together and communicate well. One thing I love about them is that because they are a research and teaching hospital, I feel like we have a medical staff that is willing to try many different avenues to help us reach our goal that other clinics might not in order to protect their results ratio/data. All of the staff members that we have come in contact with (doctors, nurses, lab techs, billing, etc) have been kind, patient, and understanding. The poor woman we were in touch with to schedule my husband's surgery had to deal with us calling back about five times in a row with various questions. Never once did she seem annoyed or inconvenienced. The communication has been excellent and we have always felt cared for. I would say that the main drawback of this clinic is their size. While the bigger size does provide more resources, it can take a longer time to get in for an appointment, and scheduling things like surgery can take longer. To be fair, though, I think we who battle infertility are always in a rush to get started on treatment, so the timeline might be perfectly normal. Getting set up as a new patient was quite easy. The referral process takes awhile no matter where you are, but once we were in touch, they were responsive. The one time it felt like it took awhile was after my husband's SA to schedule his surgery. They said we'd hear from their surgery scheduler within two weeks, and I think we waited a little over that amount of time. The clinic has been very flexible and accommodating with us. We live about an hour and a half away, so they have been great about finding ways to not make us come all the way there. Between using the online health portal for communication and testing results, and finding a hospital closer to us within their network for testing, it has really been a major stress reliever to not have to make that trip every time. Overall, we feel like we're in very good hands with this clinic, and would definitely recommend it to others.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Initial Consult - $332.00 Semen Analysis - $110.00 Chromosome Blood Work - $1044.40 Micro-TESE surgery - About $9,000. Final total not know yet, but this was the quote they gave us.
10
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Jason Hedges
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8
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
40
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI, IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Tubal Blockage
10
10
What I love about Dr. Krieg is that she is optimistic and compassionate (while still being realistic about outcomes). I’m 39 with an FSH of 15 and an AMH of 0.29 and I loved that she viewed these numbers as a challenge to overcome instead of a death sentence. In fact her words were, “Don’t worry, I’ve had patients have full term healthy pregnancies with these numbers”. I loved hearing that.
OHSU offers discounted financing options for fertility treatments through Attain and ARC. I’m 39 and was able to buy a package of three retrievals with unlimited transfers through attain for around $30K (with an option to get some $$ back if this protocol didn’t result in a pregnancy. The package didn’t include medications or genetic testing (maybe $15K more for 3 rounds of retrievals).
Age
40
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Entrepreneur
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Tubal Blockage
10
10
How was your experience with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I was referred to Dr. Krieg by another practioner. What I love about Dr. Krieg is that she is optimistic and compassionate (while still being realistic about outcomes). I’m 39 with an FSH of 15 and an AMH of 0.29 and I loved that she viewed these numbers as a challenge to overcome instead of a death sentence. In fact her words were, “Don’t worry, I’ve had patients have full term healthy pregnancies with these numbers”. I loved hearing that.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Do your research on Fertility IQ first, so you can come prepared with questions to ask.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
My husband and I had two pregnancy losses, two surgeries for endometriosis and a failed IUI by the time we started IVF with Dr. Krieg. She has been nothing short of amazing and we appreciate how much compassion she has for our situation. The staff at OHSU, including Dr. Krieg, has been warm and all have been completely available to me through their patient portal or via phone call. I’ve always received a timely call back from the office. We never feel like a number.
Describe the protocols Sacha Krieg used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I’m midway through the first round of egg retrieval via IVF. Here is the protocol protocol I am on: Climara transdermal Patch (due to my high FSH) Ganirelix x 3 days Menopur 2 powder vials - AM Daily Follistim 300 Units - PM Daily Saizen - PM every other day Ganirelix again until follicles are 12-14mm Retrieval will likely occur sometime between 10-16 days of stimulation medications.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Val)
So far, the handful of nurses I have interacted with have been nothing short of impressive. All have been kind, good listeners, concerned for our well being and of course, hopeful for a good outcome.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
For starters, the office has a very soothing vibe to it. The amount of natural light helps (I’ve been to other offices where it seems you’re stuck in a fluorescent cave). The front desk is friendly, no one has been rude or short with us. I was referred here by a very close friend (who is picky!!) and would definitely refer others here.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU offers discounted financing options for fertility treatments through Attain and ARC. I’m 39 and was able to buy a package of three retrievals with unlimited transfers through attain for around $30K (with an option to get some $$ back if this protocol didn’t result in a pregnancy. The package didn’t include medications or genetic testing (maybe $15K more for 3 rounds of retrievals).
Describe Sacha Krieg's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Kreig did not recommend multiple embryo transfer. We will be genetic testing all embryos (due to previous pregnancy losses) and she suggested multiple rounds would get us the most eggs to work with. With my FSH/AMH numbers, history of ovarian damage (due to recurring endometrioma on my ovaries) Dr. Krieg estimated we might get 1, maybe 2 embryos per retrieval that could be genetic tested. So we weren’t really good candidates for multiple embryo transfer anyway.
10
Doctor
Sacha Krieg
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Trustworthiness
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Adaptability
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10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
36
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
10
10
Dr Wu is extremely patient and takes the time to explain how each step of the process works and then goes over results and any questions thouroughly. She is amazing to work with! ... On top of that she’s patient and explains procedures, expectations and options in a way that’s easy to understand. ... Our first retrieval cycle we did a fairly normal protocol and it all went according to plan. ... I never feel like I’m asking a silly question or that I’m wasting her time. ...
Patient portal is amazing. Super responsive. Nursing staff [OHSU] is great, drs are amazing. ... We opted for a package. Two retrival cycles (no meds included) and unlimited transfers until live birth. Cost for that was approx $26k. ... Parking could be better but am appts make it easier. They do have free validation and covered parking so not horrible but sometimes it can get busy. ...
Age
36
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
East Asian
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr Wu is thourough and very knowledgeable. On top of that she’s patient and explains procedures, expectations and options in a way that’s easy to understand. I never feel like I’m asking a silly question or that I’m wasting her time.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She is my favorite of three clinics that we interviewed. Do your research though, but imho we love her!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr Wu is extremely patient and takes the time to explain how each step of the process works and then goes over results and any questions thouroughly. She is amazing to work with!
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Our first retrieval cycle we did a fairly normal protocol and it all went according to plan. We started with a consultation and baseline scan. We then got started on all of our testing for both my partner and I. Lots of bloodwork. All levels and results looked normal. We were put on birth control, menopur (2 vials), follistim (150), Ganirelix and pregnyl. Our retrival went smoothly and I had very minor pain afterward. They did notice a polyp that I will need to have removed before my FET.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani Greene)
Dani is amazing! oHSU has an app and they are always quick to respond! She answers all of my questions and concerns and lays out schedules and plans before I even think I need them! Amazing!
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Patient portal is amazing. Super responsive. Nursing staff is great, drs are amazing. Parking could be better but am appts make it easier. They do have free validation and covered parking so not horrible but sometimes it can get busy. Waiting area has great views but not much else. Front desk at some of the private clinics feels better (more spa like and attentive) but not huge on my priority list.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We opted for a package. Two retrival cycles (no meds included) and unlimited transfers until live birth. Cost for that was approx $26k. Drugs for retrival cycle was around $3700. Pgs testing was $1800 for biopsy and $1875 to igenomix (1500 pgs and 375 shopping)
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr Wu only will place 1 in at a time unless special cases arise. I appreciate that.
10
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Diana Wu
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10
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Portland
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10
10
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS, Other
10
10
The consultation with her [Dr. Krieg] was wonderful. She seemed to really listen to me and did her best to relate to me.... It seems like she knows what she’s doing. I’ve had any labs done and she is the only one to see something off with my thyroid. The one IUI I had was with the on call Dr Lee. He was very kind as well but it would’ve been nice to have Dr Krieg there for my first procedure.... I have been placed on Bromocriptine, levoxythrine and Clomid. I was given an Ovidril in case I need it.
They [Oregon Health Sciences] didn’t let me know how much I was expected to pay at my IUI until 10 minutes before I got there. Thankfully I had the money. I would advise that you get a breakdown of payment expected ahead of time. I also would make sure you ask lots of questions but also do your own research before you go.... I had to pay $460 at the time of IUI. My ultrasounds are separate at around $500 per ultrasound. The ovidril shot was $100
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2018 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS, Other
10
10
How was your experience with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
It seems like she knows what she’s doing. I’ve had any labs done and she is the only one to see something off with my thyroid. The one IUI I had was with the on call Dr Lee. He was very kind as well but it would’ve been nice to have Dr Krieg there for my first procedure. It seemed like they assumed I knew what to do ie lay down for 15 minutes after the IUI. I got up right away and left without knowing. I think it would be good for them to make sure to know where the patient is in her journey.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Make sure you ask plenty of questions
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
The consultation with her was wonderful. She seemed to really listen to me and did her best to relate to me.
Describe the protocols Sacha Krieg used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I have been placed on Bromocriptine, levoxythrine and Clomid. I was given an Ovidril in case I need it. I take the clomid on days 3-7 of my period. I get an ultrasound on day 12 and also use the ovulation strips to test myself. I’m in month 3. The 2nd try, she cancelled the IUI due to my ultrasound results. She added provera this round. My next ultrasound is on the 13th.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Very helpful and friendly
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
They didn’t let me know how much I was expected to pay at my IUI until 10 minutes before I got there. Thankfully I had the money. I would advise that you get a breakdown of payment expected ahead of time. I also would make sure you ask lots of questions but also do your own research before you go. That way you are prepared to ask the correct questions.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I had to pay $460 at the time of IUI. My ultrasounds are separate at around $500 per ultrasound. The ovidril shot was $100
10
Doctor
Sacha Krieg
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Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
36
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
10
10
As a gay couple, we found Dr. Amato to be welcoming, helpful, knowledgeable and professional. We were very happy with her both in terms of outcome and patient experience. Given that we lived out of state, she was especially accommodating in setting time to consult before we chose OHSU, to meet during treatment, and to arrange for skype/phone communication whenever possible.
The facility [Oregon Health Sciences U] and all staff we worked with are great -- and they have all been very willing to work with us and accommodate us from a different state. Very gay friendly as well. The only negative I can think of comes from explanation of costs. We were given a rough estimate of cost...but it became hard to follow along w/ what each new charge was and how it tied back to the estimate.
Age
36
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Marketer or PR
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IVF, Donor Eggs, Surrogacy
Diagnosis
10
10
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
As a gay couple, we found Dr. Amato to be welcoming, helpful, knowledgeable and professional. We were very happy with her both in terms of outcome and patient experience. Given that we lived out of state, she was especially accommodating in setting time to consult before we chose OHSU, to meet during treatment, and to arrange for skype/phone communication whenever possible. When our first attempt at egg retrieval didn't yield enough follicles, she adjusted course and the result the second time was great.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
The advice I'd give about Dr. Amato is similar to the advice I'd give about any doctor -- namely, you'll likely be talking to the nurse more than the doctor on in-between appointments...so make sure to take advantage of her when you're face to face or on the phone. She's very willing to answer questions and return calls...i just had'nt realized going in that the IPs see the actual doctor for a relatively few number of appointments.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She was always willing to go the extra mile to accommodate our needs, answer our questions, and work w/ us remotely via skype, phone, etc.
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Not sure I can recount these very well. We had the donor on a cocktail of hormones/meds to help her prepare for retrieval, and those had to be adjusted after the first round didn't yield enough. GC was on progesterone and estrace before and after transfer. We only transferred one embryo.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Katie)
Our primary nurse left the clinic very early in the process, so we had an interim nurse for a period, and then transitioned to a new full-time nurse. This for the most part didn't cause major issues, but it did mean that someone was always playing catch up. Not their fault, of course.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The facility and all staff we worked with are great -- and they have all been very willing to work with us and accommodate us from a different state. Very gay friendly as well. The only negative I can think of comes from explanation of costs. We were given a rough estimate of cost...but it became hard to follow along w/ what each new charge was and how it tied back to the estimate. A few times we had to bounce between the financial coordinator, nurse, and billing to reconcile why there was a difference between what we had expected to pay and what bills arrived. Overall the cost was not dramatically different from the estimate -- but it was at times frustrating along the way to try to keep track of what was what. Everyone was very friendly, but this was the one example where things could have been more smooth.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
$33,000
Describe Paula Amato's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
My recollection is that we were told we could do either -- but through our research, and talking w/ the doctor and GC, we determined that a single embryo transfer was less risky and therefore the right approach.
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Paula Amato
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Oregon Health Sciences University
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7
5
Age
38 - 41
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
7
5
She [Dr. Wu] is very warm. Great bedside manner. But, they don't treat the male and he is 50% of the issue! They also don't use alternative medications and stick to protocols that may not be enough for people. I did recommend her to a friend so I like her enough but I'm not going back to her.... I had mild pcos. They don't educate you on the meds and what they're for. We used lupron, follistim, menopur, ovidrel and progesterone.
They [Oregon Health Sciences University] are by the books. Do not use alternative medications and treatment approaches. They are expensive but in line with most other clinics. The team of doctors may have some team issues but when I went through, it felt very cohesive. They will not prescribe any medications for the male... She [nurse] was very nice the one time I met her but I sensed irritation with my emails and when I emailed to tell them I'd had a natural pregnancy
Age
38 - 41
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Latino
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor, PCOS
7
5
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She is very warm. Great bedside manner. But, they don't treat the male and he is 50% of the issue! They also don't use alternative medications and stick to protocols that may not be enough for people. I did recommend her to a friend so I like her enough but I'm not going back to her. Instead I'm using a clinic in NY
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Do your own research and be your own advocate. Look up alternative or complimentary medications and procedures and ask about them.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
My emails were answered quickly. She spent a good amount of time on the phone after my failed transfers. Disappointed that they put you in a box and don't think outside of it for protocols, especially if you have failure. When I had a miscarriage, Dr. Wu was very empathetic but the nurse answering my email didn't offer condolences at all and I had been working with them for 6 or more months. That felt bad.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I had mild pcos. They don't educate you on the meds and what they're for. We used lupron, follistim, menopur, ovidrel and progesterone. We got 17 eggs, 5 5 day blasts. 1 live birth. 1 20w miscarrige. For FET we did estrace and had to increase it for lining thickness. Unsuccessful.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani Greene)
She was very nice the one time I met her but I sensed irritation with my emails and when I emailed to tell them I'd had a natural pregnancy, Dani didn't offer condolences at all. It was pretty hurtful
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
They are by the books. Do not use alternative medications and treatment approaches. They are expensive but in line with most other clinics. The team of doctors may have some team issues but when I went through, it felt very cohesive. They will not prescribe any medications for the male
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Around $16-18 not including meds. FET $2500
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We did a fresh transfer of 2 because they were going to discard one. Both took but lost 1 at 20 weeks. She let me transfer what I wanted
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
7
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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5
5
Age
36
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
5
5
My doctor [Dr. Wu] was aggressive and I liked that. Unfortunately I found out later that her aggressive treatment was actually not the correct approach. She miss that I had Poly cystic ovaries and therefore her treatment plan was ultimately unsafe. ... I really got the feeling that she was trying as hard as she could and that she genuinely cared about me and my desire to start a family.
The androlgy department [OHSU] was fantastic. They really took great care of my donor and made that process as smooth and easy as possible. The reception desk was also great. They clearly would post wait times for your doctor upon check in which was appreciated. ... My nurse was very good at getting back to me quickly with any questions that I had. If she was out she always had someone cover for her. She was simply a nice person to work with and it was greatly appreciated!
Age
36
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Business Executive
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
5
5
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Diana is great at explains everything clearly and treating you like a human being. She is in your team the whole way through. She really makes you feel like she cares. Unfortunately in my case she misdiagnosed Atypical POCs and therefore I will not be returning to her for further treatment. I do feel like this was missed simply due to lack of knowledge.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu is very kind and great at explaining the treatment. I would encourage you to ask her why she is choosing the treatment that she is. Making sure that she is looking at the whole picture.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I really felt like Dr. Wu was in this with me and wanted a pregnancy for me just as much as I did. I really got the feeling that she was trying as hard as she could and that she genuinely cared about me and my desire to start a family.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
IUI with Letrizole x2. Negative pregnancy on both. IUI with Letrizole and follicle stimulation. Positive pregnancy ending in misscarrage at 11w ultrasound. D&C. The fetus was tested and came back with Turner Syndrome.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Oanh)
My nurse was very good at getting back to me quickly with any questions that I had. If she was out she always had someone cover for her. She was simply a nice person to work with and it was greatly appreciated!
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The androlgy department was fantastic. They really took great care of my donor and made that process as smooth and easy as possible. The reception desk was also great. They clearly would post wait times for your doctor upon check in which was appreciated.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Each IUI cost around $2,000. Not including medications.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
My doctor was aggressive and I liked that. Unfortunately I found out later that her aggressive treatment was actually not the correct approach. She miss that I had Poly cystic ovaries and therefore her treatment plan was ultimately unsafe. She and all the doctors and nurses at OHSU were very nice to work with. They were kind and supportive but in the end they weren’t actually doing what was. Eat for me in my situation.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Lost paperwork
  • Failed to convey critical information
  • Failed to consider drug intolerance
5
Doctor
Diana Wu
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Trustworthiness
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5
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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8
8
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
4 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor
8
8
Dr. Amato is a very practical doctor. She is clearly very smart and analytical, and that worked really well for me. She did a great job responding to questions. I also always felt like I knew that plan and that she was taking my concerns into account. She was realistic in her expectations, but also encouraging and hopefully with us for the end result....Dr. Amato will be attentive and will absolutely provide information when requested, but she will not be a hand holder.
OHSU does a really great job of coordinating care. The steps I needed to take throughout the process was crystal clear and the clinic was very organized. The facilities were wonderful and they have an amazing view of the Willamette river. OHSU is organized in such a way that you have one doctor as your primary point of contact, but most of your procedures will rotate between the four doctors. All four of the doctors were really wonderful and they have excellent coordination with each other.
Age
33 - 34
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Accountant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
4 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor
8
8
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato is a very practical doctor. She is clearly very smart and analytical, and that worked really well for me. She did a great job responding to questions. I also always felt like I knew that plan and that she was taking my concerns into account. She was realistic in her expectations, but also encouraging and hopefully with us for the end result. Her approach is friendly, but not as warm as other doctors. In addition, while she was great at responding to lots of questions, she didn't volunteer information as generously as other doctors might. This worked out ok for us since I always came in well-informed with lots of questions, but if you need your doctor to be more of a impetus for that, Dr. Amato might not be as good of a fit.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
It's important to know that fertility doctors have a lot of patients and their main role is to develop a plan to get you pregnant. Dr. Amato will be attentive and will absolutely provide information when requested, but she will not be a hand holder. Luckily, her nurse Rachel does a great job doing some of the more logistical helping and answering the inevitable endless questions that come up during the process. Rachel works very closely with Dr. Amato.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato always made us feel comfortable and we never felt rushed getting our questions answered. She was very realistic and down to earth about everything. She isn't the most 'touchy feely' doctor, but that worked well for us. We wanted the information straight up with adequate time to address our concerns, and we got that with Dr. Amato.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Rachel)
Rachel did an excellent job. She was always very patient with questions and fast in responding to emails. She offered up best practices and tactics to get through the process and was always incredibly organized with the paperwork that was necessary. Rachel showed a lot of compassion and understood how emotional the infertility process could be. We were very grateful to have her as our primary contact as we went through IVF.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU does a really great job of coordinating care. The steps I needed to take throughout the process was crystal clear and the clinic was very organized. The facilities were wonderful and they have an amazing view of the Willamette river. OHSU is organized in such a way that you have one doctor as your primary point of contact, but most of your procedures will rotate between the four doctors. All four of the doctors were really wonderful and they have excellent coordination with each other. The only procedures I had that were not performed by a doctor were early cycle ultrasounds.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
- Meeting with the doctor for a consult was $250. - Pre-Cycle diagnostic expenses cost about $2,000 in total. - IUI cost about $500, then another $325 if we did an ultrasound first. - My IVF stimulation medications were about $3,500 from the OHSU pharmacy. - OHSU has IVF package options. We chose a non-refund package for two IVF cycles at $21,000. - PGS testing was $3,800. Of this $1,800 was paid to OHSU for biopsy and the rest was paid to the testing lab for up to 8 embryos.
Describe Paula Amato's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Amato had a strong preference for me to transfer only one embryo since we were doing PGS testing and I was 33 at the time. That was fine with me, so we didn't have any further discussions on the topic.
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Paula Amato
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8
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10
9
Age
37 - 38
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
9 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Other
10
9
Dr. Hedges is compassionate, an active listener, and is willing to be pro-active in your treatment plan and care. We have chosen to seek care through a urologist who specializes in fertility due to our desire to find the underlying cause of the "male factor" diagnosis... Clomid and eventually HcG (for male factor use) to help boost Tesosterone and improve sperm count and other values Eventually he was able to diagnose a prostatic cyst through further testing & MRI
The urology unit and andrology lab at the Fertility Clinic at OHSU have all been very kind and compassionate... Our only area of poor experience has been with communication between the hospital billing and our insurance, for the things have been covered. We have had to continually stay on top of insurance billing to fix errors, which has been stressful and complicated....Our costs have varied - as some visits have been covered with a 50% co-insurance, but once diagnosed with prostatic mass/cyst,
Age
37 - 38
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, Latino
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
9 IUI
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Other
10
9
How was your experience with Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Hedges is compassionate, an active listener, and is willing to be pro-active in your treatment plan and care. We have chosen to seek care through a urologist who specializes in fertility due to our desire to find the underlying cause of the "male factor" diagnosis - we had found previously that other Dr's (urologists who were said to be specializing in fertility) really had no interest in helping us. We have always felt like Dr. Hedges is the exact opposite - very much willing to listen to us and try to help us in a way that is comfortable for us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Ask many questions - I feel our care has been better because we have been active in researching and bringing thoughts and questions to the table, and he is the kind of Dr. that will talk through those things with you and give you honest feedback.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Hedges is an incredible doctor, who actively listens to his patients and has a warm demeanor. He is willing to try different approaches and re-evaluate along the way. We have had a complicated case, that has been difficult to diagnose beyond general "male factor," and where other Doctors were quick to dismiss us, Dr. Hedges was willing to listen, look at stacks of literature and tests that we brought in, and willing to dig deeper to find answers. Although we still have not yet resolution through a successful pregnancy, we feel that he is one of the best for addressing male factor issues.
Describe the protocols Jason Hedges used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Clomid and eventually HcG (for male factor use) to help boost Tesosterone and improve sperm count and other values Eventually he was able to diagnose a prostatic cyst through further testing & MRI, which resulted in surgery to remove prostate tissue from the Ejaculatory ducts.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We have not had much interaction with nursing staff other than initial intake - as the process is different when you are approaching infertility from the male factor treatment side. The minimal time we have had with nurses at his office and at OHSU for surgery have been very positive experiences.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The urology unit and andrology lab at the Fertility Clinic at OHSU have all been very kind and compassionate. As mentioned, our experiences have been pretty limited to time with Dr. Hedges which have all been very positive experiences. Our only area of poor experience has been with communication between the hospital billing and our insurance, for the things have been covered. We have had to continually stay on top of insurance billing to fix errors, which has been stressful and complicated.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Jason Hedges at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Our costs have varied - as some visits have been covered with a 50% co-insurance, but once diagnosed with prostatic mass/cyst, more was covered. Our previous IUI's (not administered by Dr. Hedges or at his office) were only covered at 50% as well.
Describe Jason Hedges's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
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Jason Hedges
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Oregon Health Sciences University
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9
10
Age
29 - 32
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 Embryo Freezing, IVF
Diagnosis
9
10
Dr. Wu was very in tune to even the most subtle things that I said during consultations. She would pick up on things like when I expressed unrealistic expectations for myself and the upcoming cycle and transfer and take the time to coach me on having a healthier mindset going into each step.... I was allowed to transfer two embryos after much consulting due to the nature of our genetic disease. I was counseled about the likelihood of a high risk pregnancy but was ultimately allowed to decide.
They [Oregon Health Sciences U] are extremely organized and responsive. I wish that there was a bit more preliminary support and resources available. It would’ve been neat for them to recommend a Facebook support group, or even a sheet of pointers and tips from past patients on staying comfortable and maintaining our sanity. I also wish I would’ve had more training on administering medications.... The nursing staff was so compassionate and friendly. They hugged me while I sobbed over my loss,
Age
29 - 32
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 4 Docs
Treatment
1 Embryo Freezing, IVF
Diagnosis
9
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I felt like Dr. Wu was one of the most compassionate doctor she I’ve ever received care from. She was eager to do all of our procedures. She was also on the phone late into many evenings with us to talk about all of our concerns and to help us understand how to set reasonable expectations for how things would pan out. I never felt like she was in a rush to get off of the phone though. She was very thorough and could cite so much recent research regarding most of my questions. I had such a good experience there that I have actually missed the team. I’m looking forward to going back soon and showing them the beautiful boy I have thanks to her. She is a truly special person and I felt that way before I had my son. This success story does not bias my opinion of her in this case.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Prepare to spend a lot of (important) time talking about being in the right mindset throughout each procedure.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu was very in tune to even the most subtle things that I said during consultations. She would pick up on things like when I expressed unrealistic expectations for myself and the upcoming cycle and transfer and take the time to coach me on having a healthier mindset going into each step. She spent so much time helping me have a reasonable amount of hope where I didn’t get crushed with disappointment but still feel optimistic.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
We did a frozen day 5 embryo transfer because of our need to perform PGD and PGD. A few months before the transfer I had a hysteroscopy done by Dr. Wu to remove polyps, and for a biopsy. This also offered the therapeutic effects of an endometrial scratch which was a big difference between my chemical pregnancy and the successful transfer. This was a medicated transfer that included a several week protocol including lupron, bcp’s, estrogen pills, and PIO. The egg retrieval included ganirelix, menopur, gonal f, and ovidrel.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Laurie)
The nursing staff was so compassionate and friendly. They hugged me while I sobbed over my loss, they held my hand as I went through a painful procedure, and I felt so welcome that I even enjoyed a piece of cake with them to celebrate an employees transfer to another clinic. I received preferential phone calls when it was regarding something nerve wracking and when the news was bad they stayed on the phone with me as long as I needed. They will always have a special place in my heart.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
They are extremely organized and responsive. I wish that there was a bit more preliminary support and resources available. It would’ve been neat for them to recommend a Facebook support group, or even a sheet of pointers and tips from past patients on staying comfortable and maintaining our sanity. I also wish I would’ve had more training on administering medications.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
$18k
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I was allowed to transfer two embryos after much consulting due to the nature of our genetic disease. I was counseled about the likelihood of a high risk pregnancy but was ultimately allowed to decide. She preferred that i transfer two embryos of the same grade. I did transfer two and it led to a devastating chemical pregnancy.
9
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Diana Wu
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10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
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10
10
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
10
Dr. Wu immediately made us feel comfortable from the get-go at our first appointment. She allowed us to tell our story without interruption and then very thoroughly and compassionately explained to us what we were up against and offered several options to proceed with. .... In the beginning, we just tried Ovidrel trigger shots to see if this would help me regularly ovulate, as my endometriosis was so severe that I had stopped ovulating regularly. This didn't yield any pregnancy, so then it was recommended I go through the robotic surgery to have my Stage 4 endometriosis removed, as well as a very large peritoneal cyst.
OHSU Fertility Consultants has been great to work with. From their front office staff, to the MA's and ultrasound tech and nurses, to the physicians, I honestly have no complaints. At times, they are running behind, but I've never had to wait more than 15 minutes, and the office staff is really good about letting you know if the MD's are on time (there's a board that you can see in the waiting room with all of the MD's wait times).
Age
34 - 35
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Endometriosis
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu immediately made us feel comfortable from the get-go at our first appointment. She allowed us to tell our story without interruption and then very thoroughly and compassionately explained to us what we were up against and offered several options to proceed with. After leaving our first appointment, I felt like we had hope. The road ahead seemed scary, but she has always been very re-assuring - yet very honest. When we didn't get pregnant with conservative treatment, she suggested we go ahead with surgery to remove my endometriosis and cyst. She reassured us that the whole team of doctors were going to consult on my case, as they do with every single patient there. Dr. Lee did my surgery, and I've seen him off an on throughout my IVF journey as well. Currently, I'm in the prep stage for my embryo transfer and I've had nothing but the best care throughout this entire process.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Trust the process and trust her judgment. She's exceptional and very, very thorough and particular - which is something I believe everyone wants when they're going through this sometimes scary process.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I've always felt like Dr. Wu has truly been concerned for my well being and has genuinely wanted me to get pregnant. I've never gotten the feeling that I'm "just a number". I've never met a doctor, or a group of doctors, who have so much empathy and compassion for their patient(s).
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
In the beginning, we just tried Ovidrel trigger shots to see if this would help me regularly ovulate, as my endometriosis was so severe that I had stopped ovulating regularly. This didn't yield any pregnancy, so then it was recommended I go through the robotic surgery to have my Stage 4 endometriosis removed, as well as a very large peritoneal cyst. We were allowed to try naturally for a few months after the surgery, but I still never got pregnant, so at the end of 2017 we decided to proceed with IVF. I began birth control in December, followed by starting my IVF injections on the 5th of January 2018. Follistim (125 units), Ganirelix (.5mL), and Menopur (75 units) are the drugs used. My Follistim dosage was only slightly decreased towards the end (around day 9 of my 10 stimulation days), but otherwise she felt the prescribed dosage was keeping me right on track. Total, I had 15 follicles retrieved, but only 8 were mature. 2 made it to the blastocyst stage and are currently frozen. As of now, I've been giving Lupron injections (20 mL and now 10mL) for the last few weeks and taking Estrace 1x/day, which will start to increase in dosage starting tomorrow. On March 16th, I will start getting Progesterone injections (50mg) and then will have my planned embryo transfer on March 22nd.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani Greene, RN)
Dani is great. She's actually the first contact person I had when we decided to start IVF. She laid it all out in detail for me, so that I understood what the process would look like. She is very quick to respond when I send her messages in MyChart and is very thorough in making sure she's on top of sending me all of my protocols and getting all of my medications prescribed through the pharmacy.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU Fertility Consultants has been great to work with. From their front office staff, to the MA's and ultrasound tech and nurses, to the physicians, I honestly have no complaints. At times, they are running behind, but I've never had to wait more than 15 minutes, and the office staff is really good about letting you know if the MD's are on time (there's a board that you can see in the waiting room with all of the MD's wait times). Plan ahead for traffic and also because there's a lot of construction going on at the OHSU Waterfront, it sometimes can take a little extra time to get yourself parked. The MD's office always validates your parking, which is really nice.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
At the start, I believe the Ovidrel trigger shots were around $275. I did have to pay money for some of my consultations with Dr. Wu, as well as the ultrasounds. In total for just the IVF portion (including medications and other testing), we've spent close to $18,000.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Wu said she wasn't leaning in any particular direction in regards to this. She said at this point she feels that it's a 50/50 if we decide to transfer one vs. two. She did say she will think on it and discuss with her colleagues, and then we will talk about it again at my next follow up in a week and a half.
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Diana Wu
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9
9
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
9
9
Dr.Wu continues to assist me in my infertility treatment and I have always appreciated her informative feedback with my treatment. I have felt that our treatment has taken a longer than expected time. The length of time seems to be because of unexpected changes in treatment. Although I know these bumps in the road were unforeseen, i wish that the potential for treatment to change or get cancelled was told to be before hand. I feel good knowing that Dr.Wu has her patient’s best interest and is always looking for ways to better improve their chances of conceiving.
The Clinic [OHSU] is clean, well staffed and the online patient portal is extremely useful. The male receptionist is incredibly warm and friendly. Their office has two financial coordinators that we email your patient portion before your appointments. One of the financial coordinators (Rhonda) is very educated and informative but she is not as friendly as some of the other staff. In this position, I’d rather have some well versed in insurance than warm and bubbly. The Clinic has a total of 4 doctors that rotate so if you are the type of patient that feels more comfortable seeing 1 provider then OHSU is not for you. The positive of a multi provider practice is that you are able to have the knowledge and collective treatment plan.
Age
31 - 32
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 4 Docs
Treatment
1 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Unexplained
9
9
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr.Wu continues to assist me in my infertility treatment and I have always appreciated her informative feedback with my treatment. I have felt that our treatment has taken a longer than expected time. The length of time seems to be because of unexpected changes in treatment. Although I know these bumps in the road were unforeseen, i wish that the potential for treatment to change or get cancelled was told to be before hand. I feel good knowing that Dr.Wu has her patient’s best interest and is always looking for ways to better improve their chances of conceiving.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Be prepared for treatment to change and to take longer than you would hope for. It’s hard to do but be patient with your body and treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr.Wu and her staff are extremely caring providers. They truly want to do the best to get you pregnant. Dr.Wu would rather do what’s best for your body and potential embryos instead of trying to rush through treatment without getting to know you and your partner.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
My first treatments include 2 rounds with femara and 1 with clomid with timed intercourse. We tried this to start to assess my ovulation and egg production. We did not conceive. Next, we did 1 round with clomid and iui and had another round of iui cancelled due to early ovulation. We tried to iui to see if there was inability for the sperm to meet to egg. We unfortunately did not conceive and the cancelled iui was hard to take but it lead us to the decision to proceed with IVF in September of 2017. During our first IVF, we had a poor response the medications due to I oversuppression. We produced 1 blastocyst from the 5 mature and fertilized eggs. We were planning on a fresh transfer but was cancelled due to fluid in the uterine cavity. We had a medicated-FET transfer planned for November but it was cancelled due to irregularities in the lining of my uterus. The next plan was a natural FET in December which resulted in a chemical pregnancy. We were happy to discover we were able to conceive with IVF and would feel comfortable moving forward with a second round of IVF. I had an endometrial scratch in January 2018. I have completed a 15 day course of 2 Menopur, 300 iu of Follistim and the addiction of human growth hormone. We have already seen improvements to the quantity of my pre-retrieval follicles; we have twice as many as our last round. We go in tomorrow for retrieval and have a potential fresh transfer next week (the day before my birthday).
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Oanh )
Oanh is an incredible nurse! Her compassionate and caring personality. She is great at calling back or answering when I have a question during office hours. She relays the information from the doctors afternoon meetings. On these days, the calls can be near closing time. Unfortunately, if you did not purchase medications before this time then you will be out of luck for refilling that day. I typically always tried to have enough medications for up until the next evening.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The Clinic is clean, well staffed and the online patient portal is extremely useful. The male receptionist is incredibly warm and friendly. Their office has two financial coordinators that we email your patient portion before your appointments. One of the financial coordinators (Rhonda) is very educated and informative but she is not as friendly as some of the other staff. In this position, I’d rather have some well versed in insurance than warm and bubbly. The Clinic has a total of 4 doctors that rotate so if you are the type of patient that feels more comfortable seeing 1 provider then OHSU is not for you. The positive of a multi provider practice is that you are able to have the knowledge and collective treatment plan.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Oregon Health Sciences University.
All monitoring ultrasounds are performed in the morning or before 10:40am. The times fill up with egg retrievals so you may be have a huge flexibility in scheduling.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
IVF cycle (not including meds) was $12,084. My meds ranged between $5,000 for my first cycle and $7000 for my current round. IUI was around $1500
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Based on her patient assessment criteria, Dr.Wu informed us that we could transfer up to two embryos. Sadly, we only had one make it to transfer.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to consider drug intolerance
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Diana Wu
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10
10
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
Dr. Wu showed empathy each time we didn’t get the results as we hoped, yet she was still open and honest with us as to all the possibilities, results and further options.... Initially Dr. Wu wanted try less invasive procedures while we worked on the process of elimination for our unexplained fertility. After all the blood work came back perfect and my husbands semen analysis was normal, we did an HSG test to ensure that there were no tubes blocked. After that test came back normal we did a cycle of letrozole to make sure that I was creating follicles and ovulation.
A huge strength is that the whole team [OHSU] of very friendly. Everyone from the front desk, the nurse who draws your blood to the doctor we’re always very kind. I would always leave there thinking how friendly everyone was.... They are also large enough that they have early morning hours and weekend appointments available for cycling patients. There is also a pharmacy in the same building which made picking up medications very convenient.
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2017 - 2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Again, Dr. Wu showed empathy which was nice to see in a doctor. Yes, she got to the point but she also took the time to really explain our results and options rather than just rushing on to the next patient.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Schedule your consult ASAP! I’m sad we waited a whole year to make the phone call from our initial referral from our primary care doctor..
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu showed empathy each time we didn’t get the results as we hoped, yet she was still open and honest with us as to all the possibilities, results and further options.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Initially Dr. Wu wanted try less invasive procedures while we worked on the process of elimination for our unexplained fertility. After all the blood work came back perfect and my husbands semen analysis was normal, we did an HSG test to ensure that there were no tubes blocked. After that test came back normal we did a cycle of letrozole to make sure that I was creating follicles and ovulation. Upon the mid cycle scan to double check that it was found that I had two mature follicles. I was given the option to try with timed intercourse or try an IUI. We went the IUI route. We continued this for a few more cycles in hopes of getting pregnant. I created one to two mature follicles each cycle. After the third IUI didn’t work we again met with Dr. Wu to determine our next steps. At that point we decided we were ready to try IVF. She decided she wanted us to do an antagonist protocol so we started our IVF cycle. Due to my age and high number or follicles she started me on very low doses of the atom medication and had me scheduled for frequent (every other day) ultrasounds and blood work to ensure I didn’t get Ovarian Hyperstimulation. During my first ultrasound in day 4 of stims they saw I had about 40 follicles between my two ovaries. We did 13 days of stimulation. Between day 5 and 6 of stimulation, my estrogen level dropped so they increased my follistem by 25 IU’s in hopes of it increasing. It did go back up, but they think due to this drop it caused 5 if my follicles to take the lead and the others to stop growing. On day 13 of stimulation we finally had 2 follicles that were mature. Dr. Wu predicted they would retrieve 4-5 mature follicles and of those they hoped for two embryos. She gave us the option to either proceed with the retrieval or turn it into an IUI cycle. Die to the fact that I create so many follicles, my husband and I decided to do the IUI instead in hopes of not needing to date another cycle, but if we did we would be able to get more eggs.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani)
Dani was very thorough during the whole process. She would always call on the phone and then send a follow up email to ensure I had all the information needed. She was always friendly and sympathetic.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
A huge strength is that the whole team of very friendly. Everyone from the front desk, the nurse who draws your blood to the doctor we’re always very kind. I would always leave there thinking how friendly everyone was. My husband and I would even often talk about it on our way out. They are also large enough that they have early morning hours and weekend appointments available for cycling patients. There is also a pharmacy in the same building which made picking up medications very convenient.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Consultation appointment- $425 Mid-cycle scan/ ultrasound- $325 each IUI including sperm wash and Artificial Insemination- $463 each Genetics Consult- $107 The IVF package we chose included 1 retrieval and up to two transfer- $13,009. Medication for IVF cycle- $3,072.67
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We did not make it to the transfer, but I know she mentioned only transferring one, possibly 2 embryos depending on how many we got.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
31 - 34
Treated
2014 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
My treatments [with Dr. Diana Wu] constantly changed as we figured out how my body reacted with certain drugs etc...As things came up and my body either accepted or rejected the treatments we were partaking in she made adjustments and made me comfortable with these adjustments...was extremely knowledgable and explained each process that we were going through thoroughly.
The nursing staff [at Oregon Health Sciences University] were amazing! They were invested in our families fertility journey and showed immense compassion and support during the difficult and even wonderful times. They were extremely knowledgeable about the process I was going through and when they didn't know the answer to my questions, found out the information so they could stay informed and supportive.
Age
31 - 34
Treated
2014 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European, Other
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, PCOS
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu was extremely knowledgable and explained each process that we were going through thoroughly. As things came up and my body either accepted or rejected the treatments we were partaking in she made adjustments and made me comfortable with these adjustments. The other doctors on her staff were just as knowledgable and trustworthy. It is such an emotional process and I felt supported by all of them. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Wu to anyone who is going through fertility treatment, no matter what stage they are at!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Stay patient and trust in the process. There is not one definite answer for every patient. The doctors will have to adjust and change your treatments based on how your body reacts to certain things, but believe it or not they know what is best for you. Its very frustrating and emotional, but the Doctors are there to help and support you and your partner during the entire process.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I was cared for by each nurse and doctor at the clinic like I was their only patient. They were interested in my family and I as if we were long-time friends asking about work, travel, my child...etc. They were genuinely concerned when things didn't go as planned and equally overjoyed when they did go well! I felt truly cared for by this amazing staff.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
My treatments constantly changed as we figured out how my body reacted with certain drugs etc. I started out on Letrazole and added in Levathoroxin. We later added in a trigger shot to encourage ovulation. We tried IUI a few times this way before adding in Gonal-F farther down the road as we realized we were not getting enough eggs to ovulate. This took two IUI attempts as the first one ended in a chemical pregnancy/miscarriage. However by increasing the Letrazole and the Gonal-F so that I resulted in 5 eggs that could be fertilized this finally ended in a positive pregnancy and singleton birth.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
The nursing staff were amazing! They were invested in our families fertility journey and showed immense compassion and support during the difficult and even wonderful times. They were extremely knowledgeable about the process I was going through and when they didn't know the answer to my questions, found out the information so they could stay informed and supportive.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU is amazing! The process we went through to get pregnant was arduous and long but they never pressured us into any procedure we were not ready for. They let us take breaks when we needed too and followed up to make sure we felt emotionally supported. I would absolutely recommend this clinic to anyone looking to begin or continue their fertility journey.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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6
5
Age
37
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Unexplained
6
5
After my second IUI, I called the clinic saying I was very hesitant to do another and wanted to talk about alternatives such as IVF. I was told I was not allowed to schedule an appointment with Dr. Krieg until my 3rd IUI failed as per the treatment plan.... Dr. Krieg was easy to talk to and seemed helpful. I feel like she tried to give realistic (poor) odds of success with IUI. She pushed me away from doing IVF earlier on, which was unfortunate because then when I finally was able to get a meeting to talk to her about it, I was about to turn 38 and so no longer qualified for their refund programs.
The facility at south waterfront is fine. The OHSU billing department can be annoying to deal with.... I did not always get called about results, but I have access to their EMR so was able to look them up myself.... I was upset when I called asking for an appointment with my doctor and was told that was not allowed.... You will be asked to have a medical student in with you for visits. There are several doctors, you are assigned to one who manages your care, but you will see whoever is "on call" that week.
Age
37
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Doctor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Unexplained
6
5
How was your experience with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Krieg was easy to talk to and seemed helpful. I feel like she tried to give realistic (poor) odds of success with IUI. She pushed me away from doing IVF earlier on, which was unfortunate because then when I finally was able to get a meeting to talk to her about it, I was about to turn 38 and so no longer qualified for their refund programs.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
You will frequently see other MDs for monitoring appointments. There is often a long wait for regular appointments. At least for IUI, the availability of monitoring appointments was limited. If you have questions, you will be speaking to her staff, not to her.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University?
After my second IUI, I called the clinic saying I was very hesitant to do another and wanted to talk about alternatives such as IVF. I was told I was not allowed to schedule an appointment with Dr. Krieg until my 3rd IUI failed as per the treatment plan.
Describe the protocols Sacha Krieg used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I met with Dr. Krieg for secondary infertility. She recommended 2-3 cycles of IUI with clomid. She recommended not going straight to IVF with my history. I responded well to clomid and had a miscarriage with the 3rd IUI cycle.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I was upset when I called asking for an appointment with my doctor and was told that was not allowed. My doctor later said that was not the case, so I should have pushed harder. I think I was supposed to have a specific nurse, but I ended up speaking to someone different who was unfamiliar with my case almost every time. I know I was only an IUI patient, but every phone call was, "our priority is for our ivf patients" before they would work on handling my issues.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
You will be asked to have a medical student in with you for visits. There are several doctors, you are assigned to one who manages your care, but you will see whoever is "on call" that week. The facility at south waterfront is fine. The OHSU billing department can be annoying to deal with.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Sacha Krieg at Oregon Health Sciences University.
IUI was not covered by insurance. Cost for 1 round including monitoring ultrasound, sperm wash, ovidrel trigger, clomid, and procedure was about $1000. Each visit was paid in advance.
Describe Sacha Krieg's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
N/A
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Provided conflicting information
6
Doctor
Sacha Krieg
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
Nursing
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10
10
Age
30 - 31
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
10
10
Dr. Wu is so personable. When you consult with her, you meet her in her office, which feels very peaceful. She remembers personal details about you, and asks follow-up questions with genuine care.... Dr. Wu first managed my care in the middle of a frozen transfer cycle with a doctor out-of-state. The first thing she did was check my vitamin D and thryoid, and immediately put me on supplements and a thyroid med for low thyroid.
The clinic [Oregon Health Sciences U] is in a highly academic environment. There are lots of hallways and rooms, and you can feel a little lost. It is well run and efficient. The waiting area is beautiful, offering huge windows with a great view of downtown Portland. The staff are all professional and friendly.... The nurse coordinator seemed kind and helpful. She was very warm, reassuring, and encouraging. I always felt like she had a large caseload though. Messages were usually returned promptly, but not always, and she sometimes had to refer to notes before answering a question, which is definitely a good thing, but just made me feel like she didn't know me as well.
Age
30 - 31
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We had our IVF cycle and embryo transfer in one state and relocated. Dr. Wu was willing to manage my care in Oregon, which was so helpful. She is highly educated on new research in the fertility world, and often brought in that knowledge and expertise to my care. I felt like she was giving me the best possible chance at becoming pregnant and having a baby.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu is so personable. When you consult with her, you meet her in her office, which feels very peaceful. She remembers personal details about you, and asks follow-up questions with genuine care.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Dr. Wu first managed my care in the middle of a frozen transfer cycle with a doctor out-of-state. The first thing she did was check my vitamin D and thryoid, and immediately put me on supplements and a thyroid med for low thyroid. I believe this was the reason my 3rd embryo transfer was successful. She also doubled my progesterone dose at this time. Unfortunately, this transfer ultimately ended in miscarriage at 15 weeks. After I healed, she did another frozen transfer using the standard protocol - birth control for a certain amount of time, then estrogen pills, the progesterone IM injections, 10 mL daily. This transfer resulted in a negative test. Then I did a "natural cycle" transfer, whichI highly recommend if you meet the criteria. From everything Dr. Wu told me and what I read, a natural cycle has the same success as a medicated one, when certain criteria are met. The meds were cheaper, monitoring was less, and I felt like it was more natural. It ended in a negative test as well, but there were questions surrounding both transfers related to the quality of the embryos after thawing. They just didn't thaw well (they were frozen at another clinic).
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University.
The nurse coordinator seemed kind and helpful. She was very warm, reassuring, and encouraging. I always felt like she had a large caseload though. Messages were usually returned promptly, but not always, and she sometimes had to refer to notes before answering a question, which is definitely a good thing, but just made me feel like she didn't know me as well.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The clinic is in a highly academic environment. There are lots of hallways and rooms, and you can feel a little lost. It is well run and efficient. The waiting area is beautiful, offering huge windows with a great view of downtown Portland. The staff are all professional and friendly.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
A frozen transfer was around $2,000 including all monitoring.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Dr. Wu elected both times to have 2 embryos transferred. This was done after careful consideration of my health history. This was my 4th and 5th transfer, so that was the main reason for trying 2 each time. I was referred to a high-risk OB/GYN before the transfers though to make sure that there wouldn't be any unusual risks to me should both embryos take and I become pregnant with twins. I appreciated that she wanted an outside opinion to make sure this was a safe option before pursuing the 2-embryo transfer.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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3
4
Age
32
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage, Uterine Fibroids, Other
3
4
More clinical than personable, which was OK with me. Follow up was my biggest frustration-- She [Dr. Amato] and the rest of the OHSU team never finalized protocols until I was mid cycle (i.e. had been on BC for a week or two) which meant I was in the dark and I was always scrambling to get medication in time. Conversations after failed pregnancies weren't very sympathetic, after the third chemical pregnancy she suggested I go to another doctor.
Overall I like the clinic [OHSU]. The biggest frustration is with the late setting of protocols and lack of communication that sometime comes with this. Some cycles were better than others, and others I was having to get medication last minute (and pay a premium to do so) because it took so long. Similarly, when someone was on vacation or the schedule is out of the norm the communication sometimes broke down (i.e., not getting my transfer instructions at all because they occurred after a holiday. I took the wrong medication as a result).
Age
32
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Lawyer
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Tubal Blockage, Uterine Fibroids, Other
3
4
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
More clinical than personable, which was OK with me. Follow up was my biggest frustration-- She and the rest of the OHSU team never finalized protocols until I was mid cycle (i.e. had been on BC for a week or two) which meant I was in the dark and I was always scrambling to get medication in time. Conversations after failed pregnancies weren't very sympathetic, after the third chemical pregnancy she suggested I go to another doctor.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
If you're fine with "going with the flow" than Dr. Amato is good for you. If you like to be in control and plan a lot of ahead of time I would have reservations.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Always remembered my information but conversations felt rote, received a few "I don't know, that's a drag" in response to chemical pregnancies.
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
Long lupron protocol, 1 menopur & 150 gonal f, stimmed for 11 days.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Hannah)
Hannah was wonderful. She was compassionate and always willing to have a long explanatory conversation when she it was something she could explain. When it wasn't, she was great at finding the answer and getting back to me in a reasonable amount of time.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Overall I like the clinic. The biggest frustration is with the late setting of protocols and lack of communication that sometime comes with this. Some cycles were better than others, and others I was having to get medication last minute (and pay a premium to do so) because it took so long. Similarly, when someone was on vacation or the schedule is out of the norm the communication sometimes broke down (i.e., not getting my transfer instructions at all because they occurred after a holiday. I took the wrong medication as a result).
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
3
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
4
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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1
1
Age
29
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS
1
1
She [Dr. Wu] was very nice in person, but we felt like we had to push to get answers or to do different tests. We aren’t any closer to our goal than when we started there despite her telling us how easy she thought it was going to be....by the end of our 3rd cycle we felt like maybe we weren’t going in a good direction and she didn’t seem willing to change her direction or consider changing the treatment to fit me.... We only ever saw our doctor when we came in specifically to meet with her
We never got to know any specific nurse. If we weren’t a number to our doctor we certainly were to the nurses [Oregon Health Sciences U]. Seemed like we were just another patient.... We were always the ones to call and ask what was next or what our results were. No information was offered or conveyed without us requesting it. I feel like there was more we should have known or done and yet the options were never really given to us and at the t8me we didn’t even know to ask.
Age
29
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
PCOS
1
1
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We only ever saw our doctor when we came in specifically to meet with her which was 3 times. She was very nice, but by the end of our 3rd cycle we felt like maybe we weren’t going in a good direction and she didn’t seem willing to change her direction or consider changing the treatment to fit me.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Be okay with only seeing her in her office and don’t be afraid to ask for what you want to happen. She is very nice, just seems like maybe she’s got more important patients with bigger issues than yours.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She was very nice in person, but we felt like we had to push to get answers or to do different tests. We aren’t any closer to our goal than when we started there despite her telling us how easy she thought it was going to be.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
All 3 cycles were the same with jus5 an increase in potency of the pill medication to get my ovaries to respond. We used Femara (Letrozole) on cycle days 3-7 and then had a follicle scan on day 13. Based on the results of the scan determined when to induce ovulation using a trigger shot called Ovidrel. All 3 cycles were just timed intercourse. After the 2nd failed cycle we insisted on my husband being tested to make sure there wasn’t any issue with him. To our relief (kind of) there wasn’t. On cycle 2 and 3 we had to redose with femara a second time for an addition 5 days and do another follicle scan in order to see results in my ovaries. Cycle 1 was 5mg of femara for 5 days. I produced a 15mm egg and an 18mm egg. We triggered on day 14 and I got my period 14 days later. Cycle 2 was 5mg for 5 days and the redose at 7.5mg for 5 days. I then produced a 26mm follicle that we triggered and again got my period 14 days later. Cycle 3 was 7.5mg for 5 days and then redose again at 7.5mg also. I produced a 20mm egg which we triggered and for the 3rd time I got my period 14 days later.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We never got to know any specific nurse. If we weren’t a number to our doctor we certainly were to the nurses. Seemed like we were just another patient.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
We saw every doctor in our clinic at least once. They all followed what Dr. Wu wanted to do moving forward instead of changing her plan and if they weren’t sure they consulted her before telling us the next step. So we never had every doctors opinion coming at us all at once.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Our insurance at the time helped. Each time we had a consultation it was $40. Each ultrasound (we had 5 in total) was $110. Our femara was about $5 each time at the pharmacy. My husbands semen analysis was $120. Our Ovidrel was $68 for each of our 3 cycles. I don’t know what any of the lab work cost. That was covered entirely by insurance. I never had any other procedures or treatments.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We did not do ivf.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Failed to call with results
  • Failed to order appropriate test
1
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
1
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
44
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IUI, IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
10
Dr. Amato is passionate about her work, as evidenced by the fact that she is/was on the ethics committee for SART. I get the impression she lives and breathes her work and is very invested in the success of her patients...Dr. Amato was candid but always present and ready to answer questions either online or while on call. I felt she was very interested in our success, not just for her numbers but because she believes in her work...
Very professional, private, elegant space in a new building. The egg donor pool was limited in number and limited to in-house only. I don't know if they allow outside donors but I don't think so...She [nurse] was an absolute sweetheart. She endured the most trivial of questions and always got back to me quickly if she needed to consult the RE...
Age
44
Treated
2014
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Consultant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IUI, IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
10
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato is passionate about her work, as evidenced by the fact that she is/was on the ethics committee for SART. I get the impression she lives and breathes her work and is very invested in the success of her patients.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Pick her even if you have to wait longer for the appointment. Hard as it may be, try to keep your emotions in check and listen objectively to the facts, otherwise feelings cloud your judgment and you forget to ask the important questions.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato was candid but always present and ready to answer questions either online or while on call. I felt she was very interested in our success, not just for her numbers but because she believes in her work.
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
We did IUI twice, at our insistence, and both failed. We quickly moved to egg donor (fresh cycle). I used estradiol for a while (no memory of the dose or duration; tablets) followed by 12 long weeks of progesterone in oil shots (2 ml I think, but its a blur). I didn't really mind the estradiol like some people except it gave me headaches. The POI was awful for the first few weeks, but I got used to it.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University.
God I wish I could recall her name. She was an absolute sweetheart. She endured the most trivial of questions and always got back to me quickly if she needed to consult the RE.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Very professional, private, elegant space in a new building. The egg donor pool was limited in number and limited to in-house only. I don't know if they allow outside donors but I don't think so.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I think the bottom line was about $25K. Nothing was covered by insurance
10
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
18 - 23
Treated
2013 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Unexplained
10
10
When starting my cycle you are told it will be about 10 days of shots. However, Dr. Wu realized that my body was not reacting to the medication as it should. We kept a slow and steady pace, after 28 days we got three big and perfect eggs!... always takes the time to ask me about the things going on in my life, makes me feel heard and takes the time to always answer my questions (even when they are repetitive)
Oanh [at Oregon Health Sciences University] was compassionate and always there to help me talk through things. Nurse Oanh is who I talked to when I found out our cycle didn’t work, she let me cry on the phone and said all the right things I needed in that moment. She’s great!...The clinic is well organized, easy to find, good parking situation and clean. The one downer about the clinic is that not all the receptionists are as compassionate as the nurses and Doctors at the clinic.
Age
18 - 23
Treated
2013 - 2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I started to see Dr. Wu when I was 18. She has always been compassionate and taken the time to answer every single question in great detail. The only bad thing is that Dr. Wu is running late most of the time, but it’s because she takes the time to make you feel heard.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Ask all the questions you want, seriously no question is a bad question.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu always takes the time to ask me about the things going on in my life, makes me feel heard and takes the time to always answer my questions (even when they are repetitive)
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
When starting my cycle you are told it will be about 10 days of shots. However, Dr. Wu realized that my body was not reacting to the medication as it should. We kept a slow and steady pace, after 28 days we got three big and perfect eggs!
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Oanh )
Oanh was compassionate and always there to help me talk through things. Nurse Oanh is who I talked to when I found out our cycle didn’t work, she let me cry on the phone and said all the right things I needed in that moment. She’s great!
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The clinic is well organized, easy to find, good parking situation and clean. The one downer about the clinic is that not all the receptionists are as compassionate as the nurses and Doctors at the clinic.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Because of our cycle taking about 28 days before procedure the medication cost was a lot. We paid about $8000.00 in total for everything.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
37
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 Embryo Freezing, IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Immunological
10
10
Dr. Wu is personable, warm, and very detailed. When discussing results of testing and our treatment plan, she “shows her work,” sites research, and gives clear recommendations. She is also open to our questions and spends as much time as we need to thoroughly understand our decisions and next steps. She is very kind and compassionate.... I was given an individualized treatment plan, shown the process my doctor went to to arrive at various recommendations and then empowered to make my own decisions to chose the best route for me and my husband.
The clinic [Oregon Health Sciences University] runs smoothly and efficiently. The only weakness I see is the wait times to speak to a person on the phone, although I prefer to communicate over the digital message system they use (which is very convenient). The lobby is nice with a great view. Parking is free. The physicians communicate with each other and collaborate on their patients regularly (my IVF protocol was “peer reviewed” before we started). Some of the physicians are also involved in research.
Age
37
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 Embryo Freezing, IVF
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Immunological
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu is personable, warm, and very detailed. When discussing results of testing and our treatment plan, she “shows her work,” sites research, and gives clear recommendations. She is also open to our questions and spends as much time as we need to thoroughly understand our decisions and next steps. She is very kind and compassionate.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
You will be well respected and no questions will go unanswered, so don’t feel afraid to ask.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I was given an individualized treatment plan, shown the process my doctor went to to arrive at various recommendations and then empowered to make my own decisions to chose the best route for me and my husband.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Oanh)
Oanh is warm and kind. She is also a skilled communicator, especially in writing (my preferred method of communicating with staff due to work and my schedule). She is detail oriented and responds very quickly to my questions.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The clinic runs smoothly and efficiently. The only weakness I see is the wait times to speak to a person on the phone, although I prefer to communicate over the digital message system they use (which is very convenient). The lobby is nice with a great view. Parking is free. The physicians communicate with each other and collaborate on their patients regularly (my IVF protocol was “peer reviewed” before we started). Some of the physicians are also involved in research.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
She has reviewed with us that it is important to do everything we can to promote a singleton pregnancy. We were adamant that we would only start with one single PGS embryo transfer at a time and she was supportive of this. I believe she would make her recommendation individualized to the specific patient and their diagnoses/history.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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7
7
Age
25
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
4 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Male Factor, Tubal Blockage, Unexplained
7
7
She [Dr. Diana Wu] did Inital workup as usually with a doubled Clomid cycle to start with to see if I could produce more than 1 egg. I didn’t do I asked if we could do straight to an injectable cycle. We did and were successful in producing more eggs. I had a total of 12 eggs but only 5 on my good side. She reduced my dosage and I ended up with 1 egg in the end which was not ideal.
Really hard to get an appointment [at OHSU]. I waiting almost 2 months to get in which only left me 2 cycles before my insurance ran out. they are good at communicating. Free parking. It’s hard to talk to anyone when calling. Always expect a call back!... Loved my nurse! She followed up and communicated great. I appreciated her care and compassion for me.
Age
25
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
4 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Male Factor, Tubal Blockage, Unexplained
7
7
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I had a good experience. I unfortunately was going through my iUI experience while she was going out of town so I went back an forth between her and another doctor. I felt like she heard me and listened to what I had to say. I appreciated that I felt like a patient and not a number.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Speak up for yourself! She will listen to you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She talked to me and really communicated well with me. She acted like she really knew what we were going through. And she was willing to listen to my suggestions.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
She did Inital workup as usually with a doubled Clomid cycle to start with to see if I could produce more than 1 egg. I didn’t do I asked if we could do straight to an injectable cycle. We did and were successful in producing more eggs. I had a total of 12 eggs but only 5 on my good side. She reduced my dosage and I ended up with 1 egg in the end which was not ideal.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Oahn )
Loved my nurse! She followed up and communicated great. I appreciated her care and compassion for me.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Really hard to get an appointment. I waiting almost 2 months to get in which only left me 2 cycles before my insurance ran out. they are good at communicating. Free parking. It’s hard to talk to anyone when calling. Always expect a call back!
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
It was 100% covered under my insurance so I do not know the cost.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I do not have comments.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to order appropriate test
  • Failed to send your chart to another clinic
  • Provided conflicting information
7
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
7
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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5
5
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
5
5
Dr. Amato was very honest with us but cancelled egg retrieval during our first cycle of treatment due to not enough eggs being produced... She was honest with us but a bit pessimistic about our chances. A bit more optimism would have been nice. She prescribed Menopur but cancelled egg retrieval during our first cycle of treatment. We spent a lot of money on the Menopur, so we were quite disappointed that this did not lead to any success.
Strengths: pharmacy in same building [Oregon Health Sciences University], easy to get to, free parking, comfortable, new facilities. Weaknesses: did not strive to get insurance to cover some of treatment. Not everything needs to be specifically filed as infertility, forcing the patient to pay 100%.... We thought the nurses were very good, well trained, and professional... Intrauterine insemination endocrine management $475 Follicular scans $1300 Blood draws $130
Age
38
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
5
5
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She was honest with us but a bit pessimistic about our chances. A bit more optimism would have been nice. She prescribed Menopur but cancelled egg retrieval during our first cycle of treatment. We spent a lot of money on the Menopur, so we were quite disappointed that this did not lead to any success.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Be aware that if you're not a very good candidate for using your own eggs in an in vitro fertilization attempt, she'll likely stop your cycle and try to push you towards donor egg IVT.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato was very honest with us but cancelled egg retrieval during our first cycle of treatment due to not enough eggs being produced
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
225 units of Menopur daily, starting on day 3 after start of period
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
We thought the nurses were very good, well trained, and professional
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Strengths: pharmacy in same building, easy to get to, free parking, comfortable, new facilities. Weaknesses: did not strive to get insurance to cover some of treatment. Not everything needs to be specifically filed as infertility, forcing the patient to pay 100%.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Intrauterine insemination endocrine management $475 Follicular scans $1300 Blood draws $130 Intrauterine insemination $283 Sperm prep $180 Estradiol $320 Progesterone $85 HCG $60 Menopur $1226 Progesterone suppositories $136
5
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Poor Egg Quality
10
10
He [Dr. Lee] is amazing and if you want a great doctor, it's worth the wait!...He truly cares about you...Dr. Lee is personable and communicates in a friendly manner. He really cares about you and what you want to do next as well as what he suggests. He was never short in his answers in that we never felt like just another patient in his clinic. We were looking for this having left a previous doctor because we felt like we were just a number.
My nurse [at Oregon Health Sciences University] who did my care coordination was truly amazing! She was flexible in calling me due to my work hours, was always friendly and personable. She truly cares about her patients and her work...They are very patient centered...We did a package plan that was $16,000 for up to two egg retrievals and as many embryo transfers with those eggs until you have a live birth. Genetic testing was around $2,000. Medications ranged from 4,000-$6,000
Age
28 - 29
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Poor Egg Quality
10
10
How was your experience with David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Lee is personable and communicates in a friendly manner. He really cares about you and what you want to do next as well as what he suggests. He was never short in his answers in that we never felt like just another patient in his clinic. We were looking for this having left a previous doctor because we felt like we were just a number. He is amazing and if you want a great doctor, it's worth the wait!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Wait the extra few months to be his patient :) I mean in the scheme of infertility a few months really isn't much.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University?
He is amazing! He truly cares about you and your profess, not just getting results for his business.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Pam Leonard)
My nurse who did my care coordination was truly amazing! She was flexible in calling me due to my work hours, was always friendly and personable. She truly cares about her patients and her work.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
I don't see any weaknesses at this clinic. They are very patient centered. It's not about how many live births they have had and how their numbers look as a business. They are there to help you have a child and to be a positive part of this process. We left another clinic to come to OHSU and it was the best decision we made in our process!
Describe the costs associated with your care under David Lee at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We did a package plan that was $16,000 for up to two egg retrievals and as many embryo transfers with those eggs until you have a live birth. Genetic testing was around $2,000. Medications ranged from 4,000-$6,000
10
Doctor
David Lee
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Trustworthiness
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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3
4
Age
35 - 36
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
3
4
Dr. Patton was kind and seemed personally invested in our success....We really liked Dr. Patton overall. He was pleasant, informative, and seemed to care about our success. However, while he was open to exploring the reasons for our continued lack of success, he did not offer us many options in terms of new or different protocols.
This clinic [OHSU] has several doctors. Although you see your primary doctor for appointments that involve discussions of treatment plans or next steps, you otherwise typically see whichever doctor is on call. The clinic itself is nice, the equipment seems very high tech, and the staff is very warm and friendly.
Age
35 - 36
Treated
2014 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Professor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
2 IVF
Diagnosis
3
4
How was your experience with Phillip Patton at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We really liked Dr. Patton overall. He was pleasant, informative, and seemed to care about our success. However, while he was open to exploring the reasons for our continued lack of success, he did not offer us many options in terms of new or different protocols.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Phillip Patton at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Ask about alternatives to the standard protocol (medicated cycle involving lupron).
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Phillip Patton at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Patton was kind and seemed personally invested in our success.
Describe the protocols Phillip Patton used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
For our egg retrieval, Dr. Patton used menopur, follistim, ganirelex, and micro-dose HCG. The rationale was that I did not have a history of infertility and was likely to be a good responder. The protocol worked well for me. 20 eggs were retrieved, which resulted in six blastocysts. Four of the six were genetically normal after PGS testing. For each of our transfers, I was on lupron for two weeks, lupron and estadiol for two weeks, and estadiol and progesterone in oil right before (and after) the transfer. The three transfers (all of genetically tested embryos) resulted in two negative pregnancy tests and one chemical pregnancy/early miscarriage.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Kari)
My primary nurse as well as the entire nursing staff were very caring and communicative.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
This clinic has several doctors. Although you see your primary doctor for appointments that involve discussions of treatment plans or next steps, you otherwise typically see whichever doctor is on call. The clinic itself is nice, the equipment seems very high tech, and the staff is very warm and friendly.
3
Doctor
Phillip Patton
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
4
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
33
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
10
10
Dr. Wu is very kind, energetic, and knowledgeable. She looked at our case as a whole and made adjustments according to us. She explained things fully, and would re-explain if we had questions. I can’t wait to try for baby #2 with her in the future.... After each fail she would personally call us to talk about what she thought went wrong, she also called after our BFP.... once we figured out that polyps were an issue we adjusted the plan to include a d&c before the next transfer. This resulted in our BFP
The staff [Oregon Health Sciences Unviversity] was amazing! They were kind, remembered us, and by the time we “graduated “ they would give us hugs and encouragement... Strength: amazing team to work with, payment plans available, always got back to me when I had questions, pharmacy mailed medication Weakness: downtown Portland.... parking could be a pain, medication was spendy, no clinics closer to where I live.
Age
33
Treated
2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 1 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu is very kind, energetic, and knowledgeable. She looked at our case as a whole and made adjustments according to us. She explained things fully, and would re-explain if we had questions. I can’t wait to try for baby #2 with her in the future.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Trust her
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. We was very friendly. After each fail she would personally call us to talk about what she thought went wrong, she also called after our BFP.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I can’t recall our exact protocol, but once we figured out that polyps were an issue we adjusted the plan to include a d&c before the next transfer. This resulted in our BFP
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Pam)
The staff was amazing! They were kind, remembered us, and by the time we “graduated “ they would give us hugs and encouragement
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Strength: amazing team to work with, payment plans available, always got back to me when I had questions, pharmacy mailed medication Weakness: downtown Portland.... parking could be a pain, medication was spendy, no clinics closer to where I live.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We got a loan for our process minus medication: $23k Medication: $6-7k
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
40
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
2 IUI, IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
10
We are so grateful that we found Dr. Wu along our fertility journey and cannot thank her and her team enough for helping us achieve our dream of having a baby. We found Dr. Wu to be one of the most caring physicians we have had, very knowledgeable and so compassionate. We really appreciated that she paid such close attention to all of the details of the IVF cycle. You can tell she loves what she does, genuinely cares for her patients and wants to help them get pregnant.
The waiting room [at OHSU-OR Health Sciences] has a beautiful view of the city which can be calming before ultrasound and blood draw visits. The office can be busy so try to be patient. The staff and doctors are all very caring, and we know they are trying their best to make sure we're well taken care of.... We knew that nurses were also rooting for our success and were very caring and helpful.... We loved Dr.Wu!! We had such a wonderful experience working with her and her nurse.
Age
40
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
2 IUI, IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We are so grateful that we found Dr. Wu along our fertility journey and cannot thank her and her team enough for helping us achieve our dream of having a baby. We found Dr. Wu to be one of the most caring physicians we have had, very knowledgeable and so compassionate. We really appreciated that she paid such close attention to all of the details of the IVF cycle. You can tell she loves what she does, genuinely cares for her patients and wants to help them get pregnant.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Trust in her care
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
We loved Dr.Wu!! We had such a wonderful experience working with her and her nurse. She always knew and remembered our history, and paid careful attention to every detail of our treatment plans. We knew she genuinely cared for us and about our goal of having a baby, and always rooting for us to succeed.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
2 Clomid and IUI cycles Donor egg IVF
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Lori)
We knew that nurses were also rooting for our success and were very caring and helpful.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
The waiting room has a beautiful view of the city which can be calming before ultrasound and blood draw visits. The office can be busy so try to be patient. The staff and doctors are all very caring, and we know they are trying their best to make sure we're well taken care of.
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We did a single embryo transfer and conceived on the 1st cycle, which resulted in our son. We have another 5 blastocysts frozen and plan to try for another baby next year.
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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2
2
Age
30
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
2
2
She [Dr. Amato] seemed to write me off because of my age and initial test results: all at the low end of normal. Didn't feel like she cared that we were struggling and that we were being impatient.... I just never felt like I connected with this doctor. She kept telling me we were fine, and then things would get worse (results wise). Even when we did procedures, I don't remember being asked how we were feeling, or any considerations to the challenges of being an infertility couple. Like IUIs were wasting her time.
For a large facility, I had higher expectations. But between the coolness of the doctor and the lack of connection with the staff [Oregon Health Sciences U], its hard to say if they had any real strengths. The view from the windows was nice.... They mailed me a different couple's IVF protocol; a major privacy breach.... I never had the same nurse from one day to the next. No relationships developed.... I just never felt like I connected with this doctor. She kept telling me we were fine
Age
30
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
2
2
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I just never felt like I connected with this doctor. She kept telling me we were fine, and then things would get worse (results wise). Even when we did procedures, I don't remember being asked how we were feeling, or any considerations to the challenges of being an infertility couple. Like IUIs were wasting her time.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I hope she has some brilliant technical skills that we just never got to see; her coldness was too much for us to deal with.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She seemed to write me off because of my age and initial test results: all at the low end of normal. Didn't feel like she cared that we were struggling and that we were being impatient.
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
She wanted us to keep trying on our own and reluctantly started us on Clomid + IUI. She thought we would just need one cycle, then two, then...we went to someone else.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
I never had the same nurse from one day to the next. No relationships developed.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
For a large facility, I had higher expectations. But between the coolness of the doctor and the lack of connection with the staff, its hard to say if they had any real strengths. The view from the windows was nice.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Lost paperwork
  • Provided conflicting information
2
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
2
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
9
Age
44
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
8 IUI, Donor Eggs, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
9
Dr Amato was open to my desires and weighing those with odds of success...I felt that Dr Amato was warm, down to earth, and accommodating. She was up front and honest yet gentle with her information. She spent the time I needed with me even during my initial free meet and greet. Dr Amato was also on time!... I will be using donor egg and sperm....Don’t be afraid to ask any questions
Strengths include being willing to try with patients own eggs even if the odds are low, as long as the patient understands. Other clinics are too worried about ther statistics. Being part of a university [Oregon Health Sciences] they are not influenced by pharmaceutical companies or other companies sales....I bought a fertility package since my insurance did not cover anything. It was less expensive than paying per item.
Age
44
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
8 IUI, Donor Eggs, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve
10
9
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I felt that Dr Amato was warm, down to earth, and accommodating. She was up front and honest yet gentle with her information. She spent the time I needed with me even during my initial free meet and greet. Dr Amato was also on time!
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Don’t be afraid to ask any questions
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr Amato was open to my desires and weighing those with odds of success
Describe the protocols Paula Amato used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I will be using donor egg and sperm.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Katie )
It wasn’t always easy to get in touch with the RN on the phone
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Strengths include being willing to try with patients own eggs even if the odds are low, as long as the patient understands. Other clinics are too worried about ther statistics. Being part of a university they are not influenced by pharmaceutical companies or other companies sales. They offer Financial packages. Very open to every family type.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
I bought a fertility package since my insurance did not cover anything. It was less expensive than paying per item.
10
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Frequency seen during appointments
9
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
35 - 37
Treated
2017 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
7 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Poor Egg Quality, Unexplained
10
10
Dr. Amato is a straight shooter. ...She is very responsive to questions and concerns. She made my husband, myself and our donor feel at ease. ... She tells you the facts but still shows compassion for your situation. She is very responsive to emails and replys in a timely manner. She returns calls promptly and is willing to work with you. ... She may appear stern but she is very compassionate! ...
OHSU has a variety of opportunity for those seeking a family. There are financing options available which I was not able to find at other clinics. This staffing is consistent so you see many of the same faces. It is a calm and quiet environment and they are willing to work through any trouble. ... We had a counseling appointment set up for our donor and her spouse. As well as my husband and myself. Somehow the appointment was not available when we arrived.
Age
35 - 37
Treated
2017 - 2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
7 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Eggs
Diagnosis
Poor Egg Quality, Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Amato is a straight shooter. She tells you the facts but still shows compassion for your situation. She is very responsive to emails and replys in a timely manner. She returns calls promptly and is willing to work with you.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She may appear stern but she is very compassionate!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She is very responsive to questions and concerns. She made my husband, myself and our donor feel at ease.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Rachel Cox)
Rachel is very compassionate about her work and it shows. She has a very sweet demeanor and make sure that all questions are answered in a timely manner.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU has a variety of opportunity for those seeking a family. There are financing options available which I was not able to find at other clinics. This staffing is consistent so you see many of the same faces. It is a calm and quiet environment and they are willing to work through any trouble.
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Lost appointments
10
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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8
8
Age
25 - 36
Treated
2007 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Male Factor, PCOS
8
8
She [Dr. Amato] paid attention, listened, and gave me her best efforts.... I appreciated her thoughtful care. I felt like a person, not a number. She gave me her best advice even when I didn’t want to hear it. She is very skilled and knowledgeable and readily shared her knowledge with us. We genuinely believed she cared about us and wanted to help us.... During our twins heartbeat ultrasound, the doctor cried with us. When we came back for a FET after ten years, they all remembered us.
Great location [Oregon Health Sciences U], easy scheduling, straightforward billing. It feels like a team that’s on your side. During our twins heartbeat ultrasound, the doctor cried with us. When we came back for a FET after ten years, they all remembered us. The lab director did our transfer even though he no longer practices, just supervises. It’s like a family.... Straightforward fees. Very inexpensive FETs ($1600)... I felt like a person, not a number. She gave me her best advice even when I didn’t want to hear it.
Age
25 - 36
Treated
2007 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European, Native American
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Accountant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Male Factor, PCOS
8
8
How was your experience with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
I appreciated her thoughtful care. I felt like a person, not a number. She gave me her best advice even when I didn’t want to hear it. She is very skilled and knowledgeable and readily shared her knowledge with us. We genuinely believed she cared about us and wanted to help us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She can be direct which I appreciate.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She paid attention, listened, and gave me her best efforts.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Very responsive and kind.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Great location, easy scheduling, straightforward billing. It feels like a team that’s on your side. During our twins heartbeat ultrasound, the doctor cried with us. When we came back for a FET after ten years, they all remembered us. The lab director did our transfer even though he no longer practices, just supervises. It’s like a family.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Paula Amato at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Straightforward fees. Very inexpensive FETs ($1600)
8
Doctor
Paula Amato
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
8
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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9
9
Age
35
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
9
9
Dr. Wu has always very professional and warm. She calmly laid out our plan and likelihood of success without offering any crazy promises...My wife took one round of fertility drugs and we started with IUI, as Dr. Wu thought this would carry a good likelihood of success without the financial burden of IVF. Fortunately, this initial treatment resulted in a pregnancy and successful birth...
OHSU is well organized and offers all services within their organization. They don't push for IVF as a first resort, unless necessary...My wife took one round of fertility drugs and we started with IUI, as Dr. Wu thought this would carry a good likelihood of success without the financial burden of IVF. Fortunately, this initial treatment resulted in a pregnancy and successful birth...Our total costs were under $1000 as the fertility drugs and IUI were mostly covered by health insurance...
Age
35
Treated
2015
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Operations
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IUI
Diagnosis
Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Male Factor
9
9
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
My wife and I were always treated with the utmost respect by Dr. Wu. Her plan for us was laid out clearly and luckily we had a successful pregnancy after one round of IUI and hormonal treatment.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Dr. Wu has always very professional and warm. She calmly laid out our plan and likelihood of success without offering any crazy promises.
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
My wife took one round of fertility drugs and we started with IUI, as Dr. Wu thought this would carry a good likelihood of success without the financial burden of IVF. Fortunately, this initial treatment resulted in a pregnancy and successful birth.
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
OHSU is well organized and offers all services within their organization. They don't push for IVF as a first resort, unless necessary
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Our total costs were under $1000 as the fertility drugs and IUI were mostly covered by health insurance.
9
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
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Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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5
7
Age
32
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation
5
7
She [Dr. Wu] has fair bedside manner, but did talk over us a few times, which was significantly less then desirable. she did allow a lot of space for answering questions and did not rush us at all, which was appreciated...
She has fair bedside manner, but did talk over us a few times, which was significantly less then desirable. she did allow a lot of space for answering questions and did not rush us at all, which was appreciated
Age
32
Treated
2016
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Doctor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Anovulation
5
7
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She has fair bedside manner, but did talk over us a few times, which was significantly less then desirable. she did allow a lot of space for answering questions and did not rush us at all, which was appreciated
What specific things went wrong at Oregon Health Sciences University?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
5
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
7
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
42
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
She [Dr. Diana Wu] was realistic, straight forward and honest. All the while being warm and compassionate. Good bedside manner...We felt positive and respected at the end of our visit...Ask a lot of questions, she is willing to take the time to talk with you... We start IVF next month...The only weakness is I thought we had had a plan written out, but found out that when I was ready to move forward with IVF that a treatment plan hadn’t been formally written yet. So that took a bit longer then desired.
[The staff at Oregon Health Sciences University is] Organized, friendly, helpful, and prompt. The only weakness is I thought we had had a plan written out, but found out that when I was ready to move forward with IVF that a treatment plan hadn’t been formally written yet. So that took a bit longer then desired. But overall very happy with the treatment I have gotten from the doc and the nurses...Very communicative, I was always able to get a hold of someone or get a call back easily
Age
42
Treated
2019
Success with this Doc
?
Race
European, Ashkenazi Jewish
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
3rd of 3 Docs
Treatment
5 IUI
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
She was realistic, straight forward and honest. All the while being warm and compassionate. Good bedside manner. We had gone to a doctor at Oregon. reproductive medicine and has a horrible experience. So going to OHSU and seeing Dr. Wu was the opposite. We felt positive and respected at the end of our visit. Where ORM was cold and unfriendly.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Ask a lot of questions, she is willing to take the time to talk with you.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
In comparison to the doctor I saw at Oregon Reproductive, she was extremely personable, warm and friendly. (the ORM doc was not)
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I have had only a few appointments with her. We start IVF next months. So I can’t answer this yet.
Describe your experience with your nurse at Oregon Health Sciences University. (Assigned nurse: Dani Green)
Very communicative, I was always able to get a hold of someone or get a call back easily
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Organized, friendly, helpful, and prompt. The only weakness is I thought we had had a plan written out, but found out that when I was ready to move forward with IVF that a treatment plan hadn’t been formally written yet. So that took a bit longer then desired. But overall very happy with the treatment I have gotten from the doc and the nurses
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
23,900 for IVF 6-8 thousand for medication 120 dollars for the the genetic consultation Approx 300 for initial consult
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
N/A IVF hasn’t started for us quite yet
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Compassion
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10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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10
10
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Tubal Blockage
10
10
Very understanding and compassionate Dr [Dr. Wu] very smart felt I was in the best hands always gave understandable feedback always positive always treated with respect great office great clinic great nurses always on time... [Oregon Health Sciences U was] Very organized very clean always nice to work with the staff always on time never had to wait more than 5-10 min no problems what so ever checking in. Office was very professional and staffed with the best doctors available
[Oregon Health Sciences University was] Very organized very clean always nice to work with the staff always on time never had to wait more than 5-10 min no problems what so ever checking in. Office was very professional and staffed with the best doctors available... always treated with respect great office great clinic great nurses always on time... We transferred 2 and they both stck... Very understanding and compassionate Dr very smart
Age
36 - 37
Treated
2016 - 2017
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Nurse or HC Services
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
1 IVF
Diagnosis
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Tubal Blockage
10
10
How was your experience with Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Very understanding and compassionate Dr very smart felt I was in the best hands always gave understandable feedback always positive always treated with respect great office great clinic great nurses always on time
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University?
Get ready to have a baby
Describe the protocols Diana Wu used in your cycles at Oregon Health Sciences University and their degree of success.
I don’t remember the protocol
Describe your experience with Oregon Health Sciences University.
Very organized very clean always nice to work with the staff always on time never had to wait more than 5-10 min no problems what so ever checking in. Office was very professional and staffed with the best doctors available
Describe the costs associated with your care under Diana Wu at Oregon Health Sciences University.
17,000$
Describe Diana Wu's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Oregon Health Sciences University.
We transferred 2 and they both stck
10
Doctor
Diana Wu
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
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Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland
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