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George D Kofinas M.D.
George D. Kofinas, M.D., FACOG, is a Brooklyn fertility doctor (reproductive endocrinologist), founder and Medical Director of the Kofinas Fertility Institute, and chief of the section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the New York Methodist Hospital. He has offices in both Staten Island and Brooklyn.
After the completion of his fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dr. Kofinas served for one year as assistant professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, prior to becoming chief of the section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. In 1996 he was appointed Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Residency program director at The Brooklyn Hospital Center where he served in this position until February of the year 2000, when he resigned to dedicate all his time to the needs of his patients and the Fertility Institute.
A diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Kofinas is board certified in both, Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Kofinas' focus is on the individual patient with the goal of uncovering the causes of infertility and providing the best solution for fertility success.
Dr. Kofinas’ superior surgical skills, unparalleled clinical expertise and relentless pursuit of excellence have secured the reputation of the Kofinas Fertility Institute as one of the best fertility centers in the country.
Brookly fertility doctor George Kofinas and his fertility clinic assist infertility patients with many methods of assisted reproductive technology.
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a general term that refers to the reproductive technology methods used to achieve pregnancy when couples are experiencing infertility. There are many ways in which a couple can be assisted, including:
- fertility medication
- reproductive surgery
- artificial insemination/intrauterine insemination or (IUI)
- in vitro fertilization (IVF)
Dr. George Kofinas and his fertility clinic offer the following fertility treatments:
Dr. George Kofinas will do a fertility work-up to help infertility patients determine the right course of treatment, whether it is fertility medications, surgery or IVF (in vitro fertilization). With the right course of treatment, the majority of patients with infertility are able to have a baby.
Dr. Kofinas and the experienced team of fertility specialists — physicians and nurses — at the Kofinas Fertility Institute in Brookly, NY, are ready to help Brooklyn infertility patients on their journey to parenthood. He is proficient in robotic myomectomy and the surgical removal of fibroids. Other fertility conditions that Dr. Kofinas and his Brooklyn fertility clinic treat include:
Fertility doctor George Kofinas, M.D., has dedicated a significant amount of time in the training of specialists in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Kofinas has written and lectured extensively on the subject of infertility, reproductive surgery, endometriosis and leiomyomata (fibroids), as well as on numerous topics around in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART).
Dr. Kofinas is actively involved in infertility and reproductive surgery research, as well as in the development of optimal embryo culture conditions.
As reported by The Fertility Institute at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York to the CDC in 2008, the fertility clinic performed 95 donor egg cycles in that year; 48 cycles used fresh donor eggs and 47 cycles used frozen donor eggs.
|Clinic Name||City||Fresh Donor Eggs||Fresh Live Births||Frozen Donor Eggs||Frozen Live Births|
|The Fertility Institute at New York Methodist Hospital||BROOKLYN||48||35.4||47||29.8|
According to the most recent report published by the CDC,
The Fertility Institute at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York performed 264 IVF cycles in 2008. The number of IVF cycles and babies born, broken down by patients' age is as follows:
|Clinic Name||City||Number of Cycles by Age||Live Birth Rate By Age (%)|
|The Fertility Institute at New York Methodist Hospital||BROOKLYN||50||56||66||43||49||42.0||32.1||15.2||11.6||4.1|
Fertility doctor George Kofinas, M.D., and his Kofinas Fertility Institute employ staff that are extremely knowledgeable in infertility billing issues to guide Staten Island infertility patients through the process in order to maximize coverage and reduce out-of-pocket expenses.
For procedures and treatments that are not covered by insurance, the Kofinas Fertility Institute offers global payment plans and participates with organizations that provide financing. For more information please feel free to call the office insurance coverage specialist at (718) 243-1600.
Dr. George Kofinas graduated medical school from The University of Athens. After the completion of his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1984, Dr. George Kofinas continued his specialized training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The Kofinas Fertility Institute works with most of the commercial insurances.
Fertility doctor George Kofinas, M.D., is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine , the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), and the American Medical Association .