in vitro fertilisation (ivf)

Where do you get IVF treatment? Who performs IVF procedure for infertile couples?

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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MBBS on 10 Jan 2019 - Written by Dr. R K Sharma - MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MBBS

IVF treatment is performed for infertile couples in the infertility clinics and hospitals. The IVF procedure step by step is performed by infertility specialists who are also known as IVF specialists. The specialist will perform IVF with high success rates with a series of medical steps.

Are you thinking about infertility treatment: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)? If you’ve already been working on your fertility with your regular doctor and other methods haven’t been successful, then IVF treatment or IVF procedure might make sense as a next step. 

Fertility Clinics: IVF is performed by a reproductive endocrinologist in an  IVFcentre, sometimes affiliated with your local hospital.

IVF centre helps couples and individuals with a wide number of procedures and interventions to help initiate a pregnancy. That said, IVF is the most well known and most common form of assisted reproduction methods.

IVF Centre, IVF

For those considering IVF treatment or IVF procedure via IVFcentre, it’s best to look for a provider that is part of a major, quality medical center one that will have high standards of care and the most up to date information and tools and equipment. 

With the popularity of IVF, some smaller, less-established clinics have started to provide the procedure. If you consider smaller facilities, make sure you prioritize finding a provider based not only on cost, but also on reputation, quality of care, and success rates.

Who Is Involved In IVF: You may meet likely reproductive endocrinologists embryologists, nurses and fertility counselors throughout the IVF treatment or IVF procedure. These individuals will evaluate your situation, and help personalize your care and guide you through the process.

IVF Treatment, IVF Centre

So, What happen once you decide to have IVF treatment or IVF procedure:

1- You will have an initial interview, physical exam, ovary/semen analysis, and blood work.

2- You will be taught how to give yourself fertility medication injections at home.

3- You will visit the clinic every few days to monitor your progress.

4- Your eggs will be collected by doctors when the timing is exactly right.

5- Your eggs will be combined with sperm to create an embryo.

6- You will have a procedure to have the embryo inserted into your uterus.

7- You will continue fertility medications and clinics visit to monitor your progress.

8- And the last step, a pregnancy test. Believe it or not, this can be the most daunting part of the procedure!

IVF treatment or IVF procedure takes 4 to 6 weeks of work, and often times it takes more than one round of IVF to achieve success. Women 35 years and under have a 41-43% chance of pregnancy per IVF round, and that percentage lowers with advancing age.

Know more about  Embryo Transfer Procedure. If you are looking for IUI treatment then explore Best IUI Clinics with highest ratings and reviews.

Dr. R K Sharma

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Reproductive Endocrinologist, Hysteroscopic Surgeon

Dr. R K Sharma has completed MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Pune University in 1981 and 1989 respectively. Dr. R K Sharma is one of the pioneers in the field of IVF treatment in India. He specializes in IUI, IVF, Embryo transfer and Hysteroscopy procedures. He is also a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies of India (FOGSI). Dr. R K Sharma is presently practicing at Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Chanakyapuri, Delhi. To know more, visit


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Namit Kapoor

My friend told me that he is very depressed because his wife not being able to conceive. So, we started our research as what best we can do for it. At last, we came to the conclusion that IVF will be the best choice. As they are young, so the chances of success will also be high.

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:58 p.m. 5.0


Anandi Sehgal

My maternal aunt was very disappointed after trying for almost 6 years. Lastly she went to an IVF centre and got the positive outcome. I must say IVF treatment is an epic in medical science.

Aug. 26, 2017, 1:42 p.m. 4.5


Vijetha Shetty

These days, fertility clinics and hospitals have improved medical facilities and services for the patients who come to take IVF treatments. Highly experienced gynecologists and infertility specialists provide the best fertility treatments to the patients.

Aug. 26, 2017, 1:40 p.m. 4.5


Amna Mushtaq

Important tests are done to check infections from zika virus or diseases like hepatitis, jaundice, dengue as these can pass to fetus and can cause serious birth defects.

Aug. 26, 2017, 1:14 p.m. 5.0


Sadiq Mahmood

Choosing a good IVF center increases the chance of success. I must say this should be the most important factor when you decide for IVF.

July 9, 2017, 1:20 p.m. 4.5

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