Shady Grove Fertility Hosts Two-Part Informational IVF Webcast Event

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Join SGF on Wednesday evening to discuss in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, and then come back Thursday night for a look inside the IVF laboratory.

Take an in-depth look at in-vitro fertilization (IVF), one of the most successful infertility treatment options available today, during this two-night online event.

On Wednesday, March 19th, Shady Grove Fertility, the nation’s leading fertility center in the United States with over 30,000 babies born, will host a free online seminar about IVF treatment. This discussion will be led by Anitha S. Nair, M.D., a reproductive endocrinologist with Shady Grove Fertility in Washington, DC. In-vitro fertilization is commonly utilized to overcome infertility conditions such as tubal factors, male factor, age-related infertility, or when simpler treatments fail.

Dr. Anitha Nair will discuss the basic components of IVF treatment: ovulation induction, egg retrieval, fertilization and embryo culture, embryo transfer, as well as pregnancy success rates.

On Thursday, March 20th, join Shady Grove Fertility's IVF and Embryology Laboratory Director, Jim Graham, M.S., ELD, as he explains the role of the laboratory and embryologist in the IVF treatment process. Also discussed are the latest technological advancements which are improving pregnancy success rates, as well as insemination methods and embryo freezing technology. This discussion will address the common patient question, “What do they do in there?”

After each presentation, the presenters will host a live question and answer session with viewers.

What: IVF Webcast (part 1)
When: Wednesday, March 19
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

What: IVF Laboratory Webcast (part 2)
When: Thursday, March 20
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST


About Dr. Anitha Nair: Anitha S. Nair, M.D. received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center and her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Georgetown University Medical Center. She completed a three-year fellowship program in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She is the recipient of numerous academic awards and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and an associate member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Nair is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as reproductive endocrinology. She will see patients primarily in Washington, DC.

About Shady Grove Fertility: Shady Grove Fertility is America’s largest and most progressive fertility center performing over 6,000 IVF cycles, including over 1,000 egg donation cycles, and an equal number of ovulation induction and IUI cycles annually. 29 reproductive endocrinologists, as well as PhD scientists, geneticists and 480 highly specialized staff, care for patients in 17 full-service offices and four satellite locations throughout the Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC metropolitan areas. SGF offers a comprehensive range of fertility treatment options including Ovulation Induction, IUI, IVF, and Donor Egg as well as resources to comprehensively address patients’ needs - medical, emotional, and financial. For patient convenience IVF retrievals and transfers are now performed at three regional IVF Centers in Rockville, MD, Baltimore, MD and Chesterbrook, PA.

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