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John F Payne M.D.
John F. Payne, M.D., FACOG, is a fertility doctor at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG), a fertility clinic in Greenville, South Carolina with satellite office locations in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Asheville, North Carolina. Board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Dr. Payne is committed to bringing his infertility patients the most up-to-date and advanced fertility treatments with compassion and dedication to success.
A well-known and respected expert in the field of infertility, fertility doctor John F. Payne has varied interests and specialties in the field of reproductive medicine. His areas of expertise include infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF), reproductive endocrine disorders, menopause, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), pubertal abnormalities, endometriosis, and advanced surgical procedures.
Dr. John Payne joined the staff at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG) on September 1, 2007, after a successful 15-year military career. Before joining PREG fertility clinic in South Carolina, fertility doctor John Payne served as the Chief of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division at Walter Reed Medical Center.
South Carolina fertility doctor John Payne also served as an Ob/Gyn generalist and Assistant Chief at Fort Benning, GA (1996-99), and as Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and Ob/Gyn Consultant for the South East Regional Medical Command at Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, GA (1999-2001). He also held an appointment on the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) faculty as a Clinical Instructor in the Ob/Gyn department and served as the Chief, Gynecology service at the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
At Walter Reed Army Medical Center, fertility doctor John Payne managed the military’s largest assisted reproductive technology (ART) program, which performed over 450 IVF cycles a year. His duties included performing advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries and microsurgical tubal reanastomoses, clinical research, teaching and training WRAMC Ob/Gyn residents and fellows from the Combined NICHD/Federal fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology.
South Carolina doctor John Payne offers the following fertility treatments at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG):
- Ovulation induction
- Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
- In vitro fertilization (IVF)
- Minimal IVF
- Egg donation
- Embryo adoption
- Embryo donation
- Tubal reversal
- Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
- Reproductive surgery
- Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
Male infertility treatments
- Surgical sperm retrieval
- Evaluation of azoospermia
- Semen analysis
Other infertility/reproductive endocrinology services:
- Female reproductive tract abnormalities
- Premature menopause or early ovarian failure
- Recurrent miscarriage
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Pubertal and sexual development disorders
- Abnormal uterine (menstrual) bleeding
- Abnormal or excessive hair growth (hirsutism)
- Infertility therapy and counseling
South Carolina fertility doctor John Payne provides infertility consultations and diagnostics, and provides fertility treatment for patients throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. The Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group maintains three office locations in Asheville, Spartanburg, and Greenville to provide convenient care for its patients.
John F. Payne, M.D., FACOG, offers a range of fertility treatments at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group in South Carolina, including first-line treatments or more advanced assisted reproductive options. Dr. Payne and Dr. Nichols offer fertility care that includes infertility consultation and diagnosis, fertility tests, fertility medication, ovulation induction, reproductive surgery, and advanced reproductive technology options, like IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis.
Fertility treatments provided at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group include:
Dr. John Payne diagnoses and treats a number of conditions that can result in infertility and may make trying to conceive even more difficult. The South Carolina fertility doctor treatspatients in Asheville, Spartanburg, and Greenville.
Fertility doctor John Payne and other fertility doctors at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group treat the following infertility conditions:
During his infertility fellowship, Dr. Payne was awarded the Organon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Unrestricted Educational Research Grant for $44,000. He studied the relationship between sperm deoxyribonucleic acid fragmentation and outcomes of assisted reproductive techniques and the relationship between pre-embryo pronuclear morphology (zygote score) and standard day 2 or 3 embryo morphology with regard to assisted reproductive technique outcomes.
As reported by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA, in Greenville, South Carolina, to the CDC in 2009, the fertility clinic performed 20 donor egg cycles in that year; 14 cycles used fresh donor eggs and 6 cycles used frozen donor eggs.
|Clinic Name||City||Fresh Donor Eggs||Fresh Live Births||Frozen Donor Eggs||Frozen Live Births|
|Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA||GREENVILLE||14||10 / 14||6||2 / 6|
According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA, in Greenville, South Carolina, performed 93 IVF cycles with fresh embryos in 2009. 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 (%)|
|Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA||GREENVILLE||54||14||21||4||0||40.7||6 / 14||9.5||1 / 4|
According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA in Greenville, South Carolina, performed 93 IVF cycles with frozen embryos in 2009. 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 (%)|
|Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group, PA||GREENVILLE||15||5||2||2||0||3 / 15||0 / 5||0 / 2||2 / 2|
The following information is provided as a guideline to determine cost of fertility treatments at Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG). Please contact a financial specialist at the fertility clinic for specific questions on fertility treatment costs for your specific treatment plan.
Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group Fertility Treatment Costs
- Ovulation induction: $100-$150 per cycle
- Ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination (IUI): $600-$900
- Minimal IVF: $6,000
- Standard IVF:$12,000
- Frozen embryo transfer: $3,000
- Donor egg IVF: $18,000
Fertility doctor John Payne earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and his medical degree from the University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, in Charleston, South Carolina.
John F. Payne, M.D., FACOG, completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington, in 1996, where he was awarded the “Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures” for Madigan’s residents and membership in the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. He completed his three year fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Duke Medical Center in North Carolina. Here, he was awarded the Organon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Unrestricted Educational Research Grant for $44,000.
For information on infertility insurance coverage, contact Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG).
Fertility doctor John Payne is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), a member in both the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) in both general Ob/Gyn and reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners of the United States of America.