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Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

3.25926
Average: 3.3 (27 votes)5 1
4600 Hale Parkway
Suite 490
Denver, CO 80220
866-202-7262

Summary

Medical Director
William B Schoolcraft
Education: 
M.D.
Statement: 

Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) is a fertility clinic in Denver, Colorado, with three office locations. The Colorado fertility clinic maintains office locations in Lone Tree, Denver, and Louisville.

Founded in 1987, the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine is one of the nation’s leading fertility clinics and offers both basic fertility treatment services and advanced reproductive technology options. Led by four fertility doctors, the Colorado fertility clinic also boasts a team of research scientists, embryologists, and other fertility professionals.

The fertility doctors at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine have high success rates for their fertility treatment procedures, which makes the fertility doctors popular choices for speaking appointments throughout the country and across the world. The fertility doctors have been named among “Top Doctors in Colorado” by 5280 Magazine and “Best Doctors in the United States for Women” by Good Housekeeping magazine. In 2005, the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) was rated the top infertility center in the United States by Child magazine.

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine has launched the formation of the National Foundation for Fertility Research. This ground-breaking new organization works to advance the field of reproductive medicine, decrease the risk of multiple births associated with IVF, increase the transfer of chromosomally normal embryos, allow young women with cancer to freeze their eggs, and improve the IVF success rates for women 40 to 45.

The Colorado fertility clinic offers basic infertility services, such as ovulation induction and more advanced treatments like IVF and third party reproduction. The fertility clinic also offers other services like acupuncture, fertility preservation, and infertility therapy.

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine offers the following fertility services and treatments:

Fertility services

  • Reproductive surgery
  • Treatment male infertility
  • Fertility drugs for ovulation induction
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Egg freezing
  • Egg donation
  • Gestational surrogacy
  • Embryo donation and adoption
  • Preimplantation genetic screening and comprehensive chromosome screening
  • infertility therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Fertility preservation

Specialties

Fertility Treatment: 

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine fertility clinic offers basic infertility services, such as ovulation induction and more advanced treatments like IVF and third party reproduction. The fertility clinic also offers other services like acupuncture, fertility preservation, and infertility therapy.

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) offers the following fertility treatments:

List of Fertility Treatments: 
Assisted hatching
Donor egg
Egg freezing
Fertility drugs
Fertility workup
Hysteroscopy
ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection)
IUI (intrauterine insemination)
IVF (in vitro fertilization)
Laparoscopy
Ovulation Induction
PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis)
Surgery
Surrogacy

Conditions Treated: 

Fertility doctors at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine diagnose and treat female infertility, male infertility and other reproductive disorders.

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) diagnoses and treats the following conditions:

List of Conditions Treated: 
Endometriosis
Female infertility
Male infertility
Miscarriage/Recurrent Miscarriage
Ovulatory Dysfunction
Pelvic abnormalities
Premature ovarian failure
Unexplained infertility
Uterine fibroids
Clinical Trials: 

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine has formed a non-profit organization in IVF research, the National Foundation for Fertility Research. The cornerstone of this organization is the critically important scientific research that CCRM has done over the last 10 years under the direction of Dr. William Schoolcraft. This groundbreaking work has been transitioned to this new organization.

The National Foundation for Fertility Research will work to:

  • Advance the field of reproductive medicine
  • Decrease the risk of multiple births associated with IVF
  • Increase the transfer of chromosomally normal embryos
  • Give young woman with cancer a chance to freeze their eggs and have their own genetic baby later in life
  • Improve IVF success rates in all ages especially women 40 to 45 who wish to utilize their own eggs

The Foundation boasts a state-of-the-art research facility on the second floor of CCRM's new building and is poised to be a true catalyst for advancement in the field of reproductive medicine.

Success Rates

IVF Success Rates: 

IVF Success Rates-Fresh Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine in Lone Tree, Colorado performed 271 IVF cycles with fresh embryos in 2012. The number of IVF cycles and babies born, broken down by patients' age is as follows:

Clinic Name Number of Cycles by Age Live Birth Rate By Age (%)
<35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44 <35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine 136 61 51 6 17 0 60.3 45.9 39.2 1 / 6 1 / 17 N/A


IVF Success Rates-Frozen Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine in Lone Tree, Colorado performed 963 IVF cycles with frozen embryos in 2012. The number of IVF cycles and babies born, broken down by patients' age is as follows:

Clinic Name Number of Cycles by Age Live Birth Rate By Age (%)
<35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44 <35 35-37 38-40 41-42 43-44 >44
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine 303 233 251 114 62 12 69.3 62.7 57.0 44.7 41.9 6 / 12
Egg Donation Success Rates: 

Egg Donation Success Rates

As reported by Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine in Lone Tree, Colorado to the CDC in 2012, the fertility clinic performed 237 donor egg cycles in that year; 106 cycles used fresh embryos from donor eggs and 131 cycles used frozen embryos from donor eggs.

Clinic Name Fresh Embryos from Donor Eggs Live Birth Rate (%) Frozen Embryos from Donor Eggs Live Birth Rate (%)
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine 106 83.0 131 60.3

*Success rates can be manipulated and should not be used to compare fertility clinics

Cost

Paying for Fertility Treatment: 

The following information shows fertility treatment costs at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine:

  • $4,000 for the work-up prior to the cycle, possibly covered by your insurance carrier.
  • $3,000 -$7,000 for the medications needed during the cycle.
  • $12,340 for the IVF cycle itself which includes ultrasounds and blood work during ovarian stimulation, retrieval, transfer and surgical rooms. An additional $430 for anesthesia provided by South Denver Anesthesia Associates.
  • $2,600 additional for ICSI (Intracytoplasmic sperm injection).
  • $975 additional for cryopreservation (freezing) of embryos.

The breakdown of cost for an egg donor cycle at CCRM is:

  • $29,985 for first time donors and $30,480 for a repeat donor (not including the following
  • $4,000 to $7,000 for medications needed during the donor cycle
  • $4,000 (approximately) for recipient work-up
  • ICSI (as stated above for an in vitro cycle)

For more information on fertility treatment costs at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine, please contact the fertility clinic directly.

Insurance: 

For more information on infertility insurance, please contact The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

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