ART Fertility Clinic: Empowering Hope

ART Fertility
ARTFertility Clinics

Bringing the joy of parenthood is a virtuous mission, and IVF centers are dedicated to this noble cause. India is home to a diverse array of high-quality IVF and fertility centers, and among them, ART Fertility Clinic stands as the epitome of excellence. As the Co-Medical Director at the clinic Dr. Richa Jagtap plays a pivotal role in overseeing the delivery of effective fertility treatments at ART Fertility Clinic. She is a seasoned specialist in Fertility treatments and her impact goes beyond her role as she has been a driving force in shaping world-class fertility management.

With multiple convenient locations and a strong endorsement from satisfied patients, ART Fertility Clinic has emerged as the premier choice for high-quality fertility and IVF services in India.

Insights Care had the privilege of discussing the center’s unique offerings and Dr. Richa’s instrumental role in its success and growth.

Give a brief overview of your organization and highlight its mission in the Indian healthcare industry.

ART Fertility Clinics was started as an extension of IVI RMA Global in 2015 under the brand name IVI Middle East. In Jan 2020, IVI RMA divested its ownership to Gulf Capital and the entity was rechristened as ART Fertility Clinics. Since its inception, the clinic has been led by Mr. Suresh Soni, Group Chief Executive Officer, and Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi, Group Medical Director (MD, Ph.D. at the University of Brussels, Belgium). Since 2015, ART Fertility Clinics has established clinics in Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Dubai, and Al Ain.

ART Fertility Clinic’s prime mission is to become the Global Reference standard for clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, research, and teaching in the field of Human Reproduction and Genetics.

Introduce yourself and share about your professional tenure in the healthcare sector. 

Dr. Richa Jagtap is an established and renowned infertility specialist, based out in Mumbai. Building a brilliant career, she bagged a much coveted All India PMT Seat and post graduated with a top position from Mumbai University. She is trained and certified in Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology from Singapore a& Germany and has a vision to introduce international standards, transparency, and holistic management to the Reproductive Medicine practice in India. Dr. Richa’s focus has always been on ultrasound, fertility medicine, and genetic studies in infertile couples. She has also been a front runner in fertility preservation counseling and management.

What sets your center apart from other IVF and fertility centers in India?

ART Fertility Clinics excels among IVF and fertility centers in India. Their strength lies in their experienced team, advanced technology, and personalized care. The team of fertility specialists, embryologists, and support staff has a proven track record, instilling patient confidence.

They boast state-of-the-art technology, incorporating the latest advancements in assisted reproductive techniques, ensuring patients receive cutting-edge treatments.

What sets them apart is their unwavering commitment to personalized care, with tailored treatment plans and continuous support. Whether it’s basic treatments or advanced procedures like IVF, IUI, or egg freezing, they offer a comprehensive range of services.

With high success rates, they are a preferred choice for those seeking fertility treatment. Their ethical practices, transparency, and patient well-being further enhance their reputation.

What are the different types of IVF treatments that you offer, and how do they differ from each other?

ART Fertility Clinics offer a range of fertility treatments to help individuals or couples overcome infertility and achieve pregnancy. The treatments offered may vary from one patient to another, but some of the most common types of fertility treatments include:

a.) Intrauterine Insemination (IUI): IUI involves the placement of washed and processed sperm directly into a woman’s uterus.

b.) In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): IVF is a more advanced fertility treatment that involves stimulating a woman’s ovaries to produce multiple eggs, retrieving those eggs, fertilizing them with sperm in a laboratory, and then transferring one or more embryos into the uterus.

c.) Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI): ICSI involves injecting a single sperm directly into an egg to facilitate fertilization. ICSI is often recommended for couples with severe male factor infertility.

d.) Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT): PGT is a genetic screening technique used in conjunction with IVF to screen embryos for genetic abnormalities in couples with appropriate medical indications before they are transferred to the uterus.

What are the most common side effects of IVF treatment, and how does your center address them?

IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment is traditionally associated with risks and complications, including ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), ectopic pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, premature birth, and psychological stress. However, our center prioritizes patient safety and success. We employ advanced techniques and rigorous monitoring to minimize the risk of OHSS. To this effect most of the times embryos are frozen and transferred later. Transferring in natural cycle of patients improves outcomes and reduces risk to mother and child. Additionally, we utilize single blastocyst transfer to reduce the likelihood of multiple pregnancies while not compromising on pregnancy chances. Our comprehensive support system includes counseling and psychological assistance to alleviate stress and provide guidance throughout the IVF journey.

How do you ensure patient confidentiality and privacy?

ART Fertility Clinics place the utmost importance on maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy. We employ a range of measures to ensure the security of sensitive information:

  • Patient records are maintained in a secure electronic database with restricted access.
  • Only authorized personnel have access to patient information, and they are bound by strict confidentiality agreements.
  • All electronic patient data is encrypted to protect against unauthorized access or breaches.
  • Patient consultations and discussions are held in private, ensuring that personal information is not overheard.
  • All communication with patients, including emails and phone calls, is conducted with discretion and care.
  • Patient consent is obtained before sharing any information with third parties, and strict legal and ethical guidelines are followed.
  • All staff members are trained in patient confidentiality and privacy protocols to maintain a high level of awareness.
  • RFID ensures that patient’s gamete handling is done in secure ID confirmed zone leaving no chances of mix ups.

These measures collectively ensure that patient confidentiality and privacy are upheld to the highest standards at ART Fertility Clinics.

How would you guide young medical professionals who wish to venture into the field of IVF and fertility?

To guide aspiring medical professionals entering the IVF and fertility field, I suggest a multifaceted approach. Begin with a strong educational foundation, attending relevant courses and seeking practical experience through internships. Specialization in areas like genetics, andrology or embryology can enhance expertise. Acquiring the necessary certifications and licenses is vital. Emphasize patient-centered care and ethical practice, ensuring empathetic support for emotionally challenging journeys.

How do you envision the future of your organization?

The future of ART Fertility Clinics is poised for growth and excellence. Envisioned is an expansion of our footprint in India through the opening of new centers, making our world-class fertility services more accessible. Technological innovations will continue to drive advancements, improving treatment precision and outcomes. Personalized care will remain central, ensuring individualized fertility journeys. Ongoing research and innovation will lead to groundbreaking discoveries. Our commitment to ethical practices and patient-centric care will persist, fostering trust and transparency. Moreover, we anticipate greater awareness and education initiatives, empowering patients and extending our reach to fulfill the dreams of those seeking fertility solutions.