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Kimberley A. Thornton MD

Kimberley A. Thornton MD

Average: 3 (3 votes)5 1
RMA - NY
594 Broadway
Suite 1011
New York, NY 10012
212-906-7900

Summary

Physician's Statement: 

Dr. Kimberley A. Thornton is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist, as well as a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. She performs treatments including in vitro fertilization as well as egg freezing for elective and medical indications, and is passionate about helping patients overcome infertility challenges.

Board Certifications: 
Yes
Education: 

Dr. Thornton completed a research fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Florida State University. Dr. Thornton also earned her medical degree at FSU. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center.

Professional Memberships: 

Dr. Thornton has published scientific abstracts and articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented research at national conferences. She has held leadership positions representing the state of New York for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, where she serves as a fellow, and is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Specialties

Fertility Treatment: 

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) offer the following fertility treatments:
CGH (Comparative Genomic Hybridization)
Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (CCS)
Consultation
Donor egg
Donor sperm
Egg freezing
Embryo freezing and storage
Fertility drugs
Fertility workup
Frozen embryo transfer
Gestational carrier
Hysteroscopy
ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection)
IUI (intrauterine insemination)
IVF (in vitro fertilization)
IVF with Donor Eggs
Laparoscopy
Multiple miscarriage - diagnosis and treatment
Ovarian Reserve Testing
Ovulation Induction
PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis)
Post Coital Testing
Semen analysis
Surgery
Ultrasound

Conditions Treated: 

The fertility doctors at RMA of New York specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of female factor infertility conditions like endometriosis, fibroids, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS),and recurrent miscarriage. They also treat male factor fertility conditions like varicocele and infertility as a result of vasectomy.

The fertility treatment team at RMA of New York diagnoses and treats the following infertility conditions:
Endometriosis
Male infertility
Miscarriage/Recurrent Miscarriage
Ovarian Cysts
Ovulatory Dysfunction
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
Premature ovarian failure
Reproductive Hormone Imbalance
Third Party Reproduction, & Specialized care for LGBTQ individuals, couples and single parents to be
Thyroid Disease
Unexplained infertility
Uterine Adhesions
Uterine fibroids
Uterine Polyps

Success Rates

IVF Success Rates: 

IVF Success Rates-Fresh Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP in New York, New York performed 1,595 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
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP 475 336 421 206 157 35 43.6 35.7 21.6 13.1 5.1 8.6


IVF Success Rates-Frozen Cycle

According to the most recent report published by the CDC, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP in New York, New York performed 632 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
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP 239 176 155 41 21 6 56.9 55.1 47.1 48.8 28.6 1 / 6
Egg Donation Success Rates: 

Egg Donation Success Rates

As reported by Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP in New York, New York to the CDC in 2014, the fertility clinic performed 244 donor egg cycles in that year; 150 cycles used fresh embryos from donor eggs and 94 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 (%)
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP 150 63.3 94 45.7

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

Cost

Insurance: 

RMA of New York‘s participation of insurance carrier includes:

Aetna
GHI
New York Hotel Trade Council
New York State Empire Plan for Government Employees (RMA of New York recognized as site of excellence)
Oxford (OXF) Freedom
Oxford (OXF) Liberty
Top Tier Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Mount Sinai Hospital Employees
United Health Care (UHC)

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I was not impressed with the doctor. The office staff was very professional and helpful.

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