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Midwest Fertility Center

Midwest Fertility Center
Average: 2.8 (22 votes)5 1
3000 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657


Medical Director
Amos E Madanes
Lab Director
Hisham F Greiss
Lab Director Education: 

Midwest Fertility Center is a fertility clinic in the Greater Chicago Area and Northwest Indiana with illinois practice locations in Downers Grove, Chicago and Chicago at Illinois Masonic Hospital, and Indiana practice locations in Munster and Valparaiso.

Midwest Fertility Center was stablished in 1984 to meet the needs of couples trying to conceive through fertility treatments, including In vitro fertilization (IVF). Midwest Fertility Center's fertility clinics have grown into one of the leading providers of sophisticated reproductive health care. The fertility clinics are conveniently located to serve patients from a number of communities for IVF and other infertility treatments.

At Midwest Fertility Center, we understand the needs of our patients. Through innovative research, highly trained medical personnel and specialized psychological support, Midwest Fertility Center's IVF specialists can assist couples in building a family. The fertility clinic possesses state-of-the-art lab equipment for IVF that is classified as elite standard. The fertility clinic customizes fertility treatment to meet your needs on a variety of different treatment levels. Highly trained physicians, embryologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, fertility nurses, IVF specialists, ultrasonographers and psychologists are selected using very strict criteria to meet Midwest Fertility Center's standard of excellence. Each staff member at the Center is committed to using the most innovative, proven technologies and procedures to meet these needs and more.

Relationships, careers, social life — all are disrupted by the demands of infertility and its treatment. The team at Midwest Fertility Center understands how stressful it can be and does everything it can to make the fertility clinic a supportive, welcoming environment. With early morning and late evening office hours, Midwest Fertility Center can accommodate working women and men with hectic schedules.


Fertility Treatment: 

When a couple has attempted to become pregnant for six months to a year without success, they need to get in touch with a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist as soon as possible. Time is of the essence for infertile couples — without expert help, their chance of achieving a successful pregnancy could be decreasing with each month that passes.

Midwest Fertility Center's state-of-the-art assisted reproduction centers throughout Chicago and Northwest Indiana are equipped to perform in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), tubal ligation reversal and other assisted reproduction treatments. Midwest Fertility Center devotes the first month of a patient’s care to completing a comprehensive evaluation and creating an individualized treatment plan. By beginning the process with a strategy tailored to your specific needs, the fertility specialists at Midwest Fertility Center can spend the majority of their time putting the treatment into action. The IVF programs at Midwest Fertility Center continue to achieve pregnancy rates well above the national average. Changing technology and scientific advancements also contribute to the increased success of fertility treatments.

Fertility treatments provided at Midwest Fertility Clinic include:

List of Fertility Treatments: 
Assisted hatching
Blastocyst culture and transfer
Embryo freezing and storage
Fertility drugs
Fertility workup
Frozen embryo transfer
ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection)
IVF (in vitro fertilization)
PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis)
Tubal reversal

Conditions Treated: 

The fertility doctors at the Midwest Fertility Center diagnose and treat conditions that can result in female infertility. Each patient is unique, with different needs and concerns. When a couple is trying to conceive a child, they deserve to have a variety of options available to them. Midwest Fertility Center provides a comprehensive selection of assisted reproduction treatments to increase the chance of conception as much as possible.

Midwest Fertility Center provides diagnosis and treatment for the following conditions:

List of Conditions Treated: 
Female infertility
Ovulatory Dysfunction
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
Premature ovarian failure
Unexplained infertility
Uterine fibroids
Clinical Trials: 

For more information about clinical trials, contact Midwest Fertility Center directly.

Success Rates

IVF Success Rates: 

IVF Success Rates-Fresh Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Midwest Fertility Center in Downers Grove, Illinois performed 104 IVF cycles with fresh embryos in 2014. 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
Midwest Fertility Center 50 31 15 8 0 5 32.0 25.8 3 / 15 0 / 8 N/A 0 / 5

IVF Success Rates-Frozen Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Midwest Fertility Center in Downers Grove, Illinois performed 32 IVF cycles with frozen embryos in 2014. 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
Midwest Fertility Center 12 9 10 0 1 1 3 / 12 2 / 9 1 / 10 N/A 1 / 1 0 / 1
Egg Donation Success Rates: 

Egg Donation Success Rates

As reported by Midwest Fertility Center in Downers Grove, Illinois to the CDC in 2014, the fertility clinic performed 9 donor egg cycles in that year; 6 cycles used fresh embryos from donor eggs and 3 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 (%)
Midwest Fertility Center 6 2 / 6 3 0 / 3

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



Midwest Fertility Center contracts with a variety of local and national insurance carriers, HMO, and PPO networks. A comprehensive list of accepted insurance plans is available below. Often, our patients find they have more insurance coverage than anticipated. To confirm your specific coverage, contact our Midwest Fertility Center to speak with a patient advocate.

Accepted insurance carriers, HMO, and PPO plans include:

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL – PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL - HMO
  • BLue Cross Blue Shield of IL- City of Chicago – PPO
  • Beech Street – PPO
  • Cigna – PPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • CNN/Epiqual – PPO
  • First Health – PPO
  • Healthstar – PPO
  • One Health Plan – PPO and HMO
  • Preferred Plan – PPO
  • Private Healthcare – PPO (Dr. Rotman)
  • Sagamore – PPO
  • United Health Care (Dr. Madanes 10/15/2011)
  • Wellmark – PPO
  • Wellpoint – PPO

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