University Hospitals Fertility Center

The board-certified physicians at the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital help women of all ages with their unique fertility, hormonal and fertility preservation needs. These specialists provide treatment and solutions for a wide range of needs, including egg and embryo freezing so you can have a baby when you’re ready. Their compassionate team is committed to finding solutions that meet your unique physical and emotional needs.

UH Fertility Center Director Dr. James Goldfarb is a pioneer in a variety of fertility treatments. He is credited with achieving the world’s first surrogate IVF birth, Ohio’s first IVF birth, and the first birth following preimplantation genetic testing. Dr. Goldfarb earned his medical degree at Ohio State University and completed internship, residency, and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He leads a team of board-certified physicians who provide top-level care across the full spectrum of fertility treatment. UH Fertility Center currently has research grants from the National Institutes of Health to pursue solutions for recurrent pregnancy loss and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

All treatment plans are delivered by means of a unique multidisciplinary approach that includes fertility experts, gynecologists, genetic counselors, imaging and behavioral health specialists who work together to achieve optimal results. The team provides best-in-class care with compassion and understanding. Two behavioral health experts who specialize in supporting the stress of reproductive medicine are part of the team. For those who want natural and holistic treatments, UH Fertility Center provides access to reiki, acupuncture, clinical massage and hot stone therapy.

The embryology, endocrinology and andrology lab at UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital is state-of-the-art, accredited, and offers a full range of services. All diagnostic and fertility services can be accessed at UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, and patients can also be seen at other convenient UH locations.

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Infertility evaluation and testing, ovulation induction, IUI, tubal sterilization reversal, IVF, ICSI, embryo cryopreservation, egg freezing, PGD, PGS, fertility preservation, egg donation, surrogacy, sperm banking, treatment for PCOS, donor sperm

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