Navigation Links
Leading U.S. Infertility Practice Opens Boston IVF The Maine Center in Portland, Helping Build Families in Maine
Date:2/24/2010

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston IVF, a leading medical practice providing specialized infertility treatment since 1986, is expanding its patient care services in Maine and has opened Boston IVF The Maine Center, offering local patients state-of-the-art care closer to home. Boston IVF The Maine Center will provide a full range of cutting-edge infertility treatment options, educational and support services and exceptional, personalized care that patients have come to expect from Boston IVF, now more conveniently located in South Portland.

"We have been providing infertility care to women and men in Maine for over 10 years, and we are delighted that we now have the opportunity to not only deliver the highest quality care, but to make it more convenient and less stressful for our patients to receive state-of-the-art treatment closer to home," said Michael M. Alper, M.D., Medical Director, Boston IVF, and Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School. "Women and men struggling to have a baby now have access to expert staff and exceptional facilities, without having to travel hours away from home."

Boston IVF The Maine Center will offer the full range of infertility and reproductive health services for both men and women experiencing trouble getting pregnant, from simple drug therapies to the advanced Assisted Reproductive Technologies, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), male infertility services and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), a screening procedure to identify embryos at risk for certain diseases.

Boston IVF infertility specialists, Dr. Alper, Alan Penzias, M.D., Surgical Director at Boston IVF, and Robert Sasso, M.D., are seeing patients at the new, full-service infertility treatment center in Portland. Drs. Alper and Penzias will continue to also see patients in Bangor, Scarborough and Lewiston.

"Boston IVF has been a part of the local infertility community for more than a decade and we look forward to continuing to provide expert infertility care to our patients in Maine," added Alper. "Boston IVF The Maine Center's team of trusted specialists offers patients knowledgeable, compassionate infertility care, in a comfortable and supportive environment close to home."

Dr. Alper, Medical Director, co-founded Boston IVF in 1986 and is Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He fulfilled his residency at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, where he also completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Alper is an Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Penzias, Surgical Director at Boston IVF, is Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He completed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital/ Harvard Medical School and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Penzias is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. His book, "The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility," co-authored with Dr. Alper and Steven Bayer, M.D., has been labeled as "the premier resource" in the field.

Dr. Sasso received his medical degree at the Duke University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the University of Utah Medical Center and his fellowship at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. Dr. Sasso is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons in New England.

About Infertility

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse (six months if the woman is over age 35) or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term, and affects 7.3 million people in the U.S., or 1 in 8 couples. Approximately one-third of infertility is attributed to the female partner, one-third attributed to the male partner and one-third is caused by a combination of problems in both partners or, is unexplained. 

Boston IVF is a leading center for cutting-edge reproductive technologies and exceptional patient care. With more than 30,000 babies born since 1986 and 12 convenient locations throughout New England, Boston IVF is considered among America's most experienced fertility centers. Please visit our website at www.bostonivf.com for more information.

SOURCE Boston IVF

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.bostonivf.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Boston IVF
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The ScottCare Corporation Completes Acquisition of Rozinn Electronics, a Leading Manufacturer of Cardiac Diagnostic Products
2. Omnicom Acquires Leading Healthcare Marketing Communications Firm in China
3. Leading Child Abuse Center Releases Back to School Tips to Protect Children From Internet Predators
4. Leading-edge body sensor could help produce sporting champions
5. Hospital Quality Info on Web Can Be Misleading
6. AT&T Establishes New Network Services for Leading Medical Liability Insurer
7. Video and Photo: Leading CEOs Launch Alliance With American Red Cross to Strengthen Nations Preparedness for Disasters
8. FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia
9. Sentillion Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Leading Industry Analyst Firms User Provisioning Magic Quadrant
10. Leading Asthma and Allergy Author and Counselor Joins The HealthCentral Network As Expert
11. Long Term Care Insurance Gains Momentum Thanks to State Promotions, a Leading Brokerage Reports
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... TherapySites, the leading website ... Tennessee Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to ... adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions of people ... how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the use of technology. Now, ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... N.J. (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality ... sources, yet in many ways they remain in the eye of the beholder, according ... (EBO), a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care. For the full issue, ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media Slicing Effect ... a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ProSlice Levels to ... ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. FCPX users ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to ... app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry ... fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( www.vmsrehabsystemsinc.com ... whatever measures required to build a strong and stable ... currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current trading platform. ... CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in market trading ... only by the Company, but shareholders and market players ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, ... design, development and manufacturing of collagen and mineral ... announced today that Bill Messer has ... Marketing to further leverage the growing portfolio of ... devices. Bill joins the Collagen Matrix ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 ... announced the addition of the " Global Markets ... This report focuses ... an updated review, including its applications in various applications. ... market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: