San Diego Fertility Center physicians: Dr. Susanna Park, Dr. Michael Kettel, Dr. Sandy Chuan, Dr. Brooke Friedman, and Dr. Said Daneshmand. San Diego Fertility Center is one of the most highly respected and well-established fertility centers worldwide, serving a diverse patient population with compassion, respect and confidentiality. With more than 70 years of collective experience diagnosing and treating infertility, San Diego Fertility Center is proud to offer the LGBT community solutions in achieving parenthood through egg donation, surrogacy, IVF and Intrauterine Inseminations. SDFC consistently maintains some of the highest live birth rates for Egg Donor IVF worldwide! SDFC experiences clinical pregnancy rates of 70%-80%. Additionally, San Diego Fertility Center partners with national and international surrogate agencies to help Intended Parents successfully build their families. Unlike other egg donor agencies, San Diego Fertility Center's in-house Egg Donor Program is supervised by nationally recognized fertility specialists. Egg Donor IVF recipients have the option of selecting an in-house candidate or utilizing an agency egg donor. The opportunity for "known donation" and "future contact" is also possible. SDFC has a Success Guarantee financial program which offers hope, confidence and peace of mind that you have chosen the right team to build your family!
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Participation in the Gay Parenting Assistance Program and the Membership Benefits Program:
Note: in most cases the best way to take advantage of these offers is to reach out using our REFERRAL FORM, and include your certificate number.
GPAP Stage II - 1 pro bono IVF Treatment(s) per year
GPAP Stage I - 10%. Annual quota: Unlimited cases per year.
Membership Benefits Program (MBP):
$1,000 discount off full IVF cycle
Complimentary consultations (new and follow up) with physician
Preferred reservation of egg donor from San Diego Fertility Center Egg Donor Program (www.eggdonors.com) for 7 business days
Susanna Park, MD
World renowned for her fertility expertise, IVF success and excellence in medical care, Dr. Susanna Park has practiced as an infertility physician for the past 15 years. Dr. Park joined the San Diego Fertility Center in 2012 following her tenure at Columbia University in New York City. Her passion is to combine her extensive experience as an infertility physician with individualized care and compassion. Dr. Park is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She graduated summa cum laude from Siena College and obtained her medical degree at Albany Medical College. Dr. Park completed her residency and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Park has developed a large international referral practice due to her excellent patient rapport and high success rates with a variety of treatments including IVF, donor eggs, egg freezing and gestational surrogacy. Dr. Park works closely with the leading surrogacy agencies to assist the LGBT community build families.
Said T. Daneshmand, MD, FACOG
Dr. Daneshmand has experience in complex IVF cases, and Egg Donor/Surrogacy care. Dr. Daneshmand completed his fellowship and residency at UCLA. He is specialty board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and sub-specialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Eileen Pike Medical School Valedictorian Award, the PCRS Fellowship and Practicing Physician Research Award, and the ASRM STAR AWARD. He has served as the President of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (Iota Chapter) and is a member of the DeCherney Society, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Dr. Daneshmand speaks French, Spanish and Farsi. Intended parents have travelled from more than 40 countries in 2019 alone to seek his help in their journey to parenthood. He was the Principal Investigator in the Multi-Center Global research trial of non-invasive PGT-A, the latest technique for assessing embryonic genetic health without the need for embryo biopsy.
Sandy Chuan, MD
Dr. Sandy Chuan is a double board-certified fertility specialist, with extensive experience in complex IVF cases and third-party reproduction. She is known for combining science and compassion, to optimize the chance for success for every patient. Dr. Chuan has received numerous awards including America’s “Top Doctor” from 2017-2019 and in 2018 she was named "Top Doctor" by the San Diego County Medical Society and featured in the San Diego Magazine. She graduated from UC Irvine with degrees in Biology & Comparative Literature and earned her MD from the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her fertility fellowship at UCSD, joining SDFC in 2012. Dr. Chuan and her team at SDFC are passionate about family building for the LGBTQ community around the globe. Their mission is to provide compassionate, individualized care with clinical excellence for all intended parents during their journey to parenthood. Dr. Chuan relocated with her family to the United States from Taiwan when she was 8 years old and is fluent in English & Chinese.
Richard Westoby is a father to a set of boy/girl twins born in September 2012. Richard is an advocate helping prospective parents learn more about IVF and surrogacy in general, and now helps many intended parents from around the world to make informed decisions about the surrogacy process from the outset. In an unbiased way Richard is able to explain the IVF and surrogacy process such that you are able to understand what to think during each step of your family building. On top of this, you are able to gain knowledge that enables you to ask the IVF and surrogacy professionals questions pertinent to each stage of your journey. Richard wrote ‘Our Journey’ One Couple’s Guide to U.S. Surrogacy’ that is not only based on his story but also that details the most commonly asked questions that arise in his meetings with people wanting to learn more about IVF and Surrogacy.