Medfem Fertility Clinic Situated in Sandton Johannesburg
Medfem is one of the top and longest-established fertility clinics in Sandton Johannesburg. With a leading success rate providing you with the best chance of becoming pregnant.
Since the 1980’s, Medfem Fertility Clinic’s team has assisted couples struggling with infertility to experience the joy of parenthood, helping to bring more than 18,000 babies into the world.
At Medfem Fertility Clinic, you will find a world-class team of fertility experts working in purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities to provide couples with cutting-edge fertility treatments that continues to deliver superior fertility results.
Medfem Fertility Clinic is also registered as an Accredited IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) Unit with the Southern African Society for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy (SASREG), belongs to the African Network and Registry for Assisted Reproductive Technology, and is recognised internationally the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART).
In this video, Dr Tony Rodriques, director of Medfem Fertility Clinic, shares the history of Medfem Fertility Clinic in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Our Team Of Fertility Experts
Medfem Fertility Clinic’s team of accredited reproductive medicine specialists have over 100 years of collective experience. These fertility specialists are nationally and internationally recognised as pioneers and innovators in the field of fertility treatment, including Dr Johan van Schouwenburg who was involved in the first successful IVF treatment carried out in South Africa in 1983.
It all started when Dr van Schouwenburg, along with Dr van Rensburg, started an IVF practice at the Sandton MediClinic. In 1990, Dr Tony Rodriques joined the team, followed by a top fertility specialists – Dr Nicholas Clark.
Together with these four fertility specialists, Medfem Fertility Clinic has a world class team of fertility professionals who ensure that Medfem Fertility Clinic maintains its advanced facilities, expertise and results. They include extensively experienced embryologists; trained, qualified theatre staff, nurse practitioners and clinical psychologists; as well as specialist pharmacists and friendly administration staff. Medfem Fertility Clinic’s world-class team of assisted reproduction scientists take care of the entire laboratory setup, which is the core of success when it comes to in vitro fertilization treatment.
Medfem Fertility Clinic also has a pharmacy team at Medfem Fertility Clinic Pharmacy. This team has worked with thousands of patients undergoing fertility treatment and specializes in meeting the unique needs of individuals with fertility challenges. The team of expert fertility pharmacists will always fill your order in person and are available to answer any questions, help you understand and manage side effects of the medications and ensure you are comfortable with your medication schedule.
At Medfem Fertility Clinic, you will also find the largest staff-to-patient ratio of any fertility clinic in South Africa, ensuring you receive the best care possible.
Purpose-Built, State-Of-The-Art Facilities
In 1990, Medfem’s team of fertility specialists decided to construct a purpose-built specialised medical and surgical fertility clinic, which was then called Medfem Fertility Clinic. The team moved into the specialised facility in 1991, and have been here for the last 30 years. Located in close proximity to the Sandton MediClinic, this state-of-the-art clinic combines consultation offices, exam rooms, laboratory facilities, a surgical suite and a specialist dedicated fertility pharmacy in one convenient location.
Medfem Fertility Clinic is dedicated to providing the best care for couples who require infertility treatment. Patients receive all the best infertility care right from the first visit, thanks to the state-of-the-art medical setup, that includes world class theatre facilities to cater for any kind of surgery such as, for example, a laparoscopy.
In terms of assisted reproduction, the state-of-the-art equipment in Medfem Fertility Clinic’s in vitro fertilization laboratory is expertly used by laboratory scientists who can perform all forms of laboratory procedures, comparable to any of the best IVF clinics in the world.
Also on the premises is Medfem Fertility Clinic Pharmacy – one of very few dedicated fertility pharmacies in South Africa. For three decades, Medfem Fertility Clinic Pharmacy has specialised in the accurate delivery of fertility drugs, working closely with the doctors at Medfem Fertility Clinic.
Cutting-Edge Fertility Treatments
As an independent practice, Medfem Fertility Clinic can provide cutting-edge technology and medical advancements that smaller clinics are unable to provide.
Medfem Fertility Clinic offers the full spectrum of fertility treatments including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), assisted hatching, egg and sperm donation, gestational surrogacy, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), microsurgical sperm aspiration or electroejaculation, as well as more basic fertility procedures such as intrauterine inseminations (IUI). Medfem Fertility Clinic also offers additional support, such as specialists and nurses who can assist to resolve medical issues, and expert counselling by a qualified psychologist.
Medfem Fertility Clinic also invests significantly in advanced research and development (R&D) and ensures the facilities are equipped with world-class technology.
In terms of results, Medfem Fertility Clinic’s pregnancy rates are among the highest in the nation. The primary success rate – represented by the percentage of clinical pregnancies per embryo transfer procedure (CPR/ET) – is well above the national rates in South Africa and compares to the best internationally.
A leader in fertility care, Medfem Fertility Clinic performs an average of 1,100 IVF treatment cycles a year – and is proud to have played a role in bringing more than 18,000 babies into the world.
What Does It Mean For The Family You Want?
The journey to overcoming infertility can be one of life’s most difficult challenges, medically, emotionally and financially. This means that you need the right team with the right technology behind you as you create the family you dream of.
In fact, the importance of making the right choice when selecting a fertility clinic cannot be overemphasised. Choosing the right clinic, that is properly accredited and offers qualified and experienced specialists; cutting-edge facilities; advanced technologies and a range of treatments to achieve leading success rates; will ensure the best chance of becoming pregnant.
What You Can Expect At Medfem Fertility Clinic
At Medfem, we believe in helping you reach your family dream through:
* World-Class Fertility for Everyone
* A Positive Fertility Journey
* Delivered With Empathy & Caring
Whether you are new to fertility treatments or have had treatment before or elsewhere, our specialists, working closely with you, will create a customised personal fertility treatment plan for you, following comprehensive fertility testing offered at the clinic.
Every week during patient care meetings, your treatment plan is reviewed ensuring your fertility journey is a well-coordinated, well-executed, holistic experience tailored to your unique situation.
Our team at Medfem Fertility Clinic believes in making world-class fertility treatments available for everyone. It is our joy and commitment to give you a positive outcome to your fertility journey, so you will have a fond memory of feeling empathy, caring and being part of the Medfem Fertility Clinic family.
If you would like to meet one of our fertility specialists at Medfem Fertility Clinic, simply click here to book an initial consultation or contact us telephonically on +27 (11) 463 2244.
We look forward to meeting you!