High Pregnancy Rates Can Be Achieved With Elective Single Embryo Transfer
V. Gabriel Garzo, Ana Lisa Yeo, H. Irene Su, Heidi Cook-Andersen, David R. Meldrum, Antoni J. DulebaLearn More
29th Annual In-Vitro Fertilization & Embryo Transfer Conference
An event co-organized by Reproductive Partners San Diego July 17-23, 2016 at the Hotel Del CoronadoLearn More
Where Patients Become Parents
Reproductive Partners Fertility Center-San Diego is dedicated to supporting you throughout your journey.Learn More
Turning Couples Into Families
We are the first, and only, center in the region to directly address and treat male infertility on site.Why Choose Us
Lifestyle Choices Affect Fertility
The choices you make can affect your fertility. Our guide provides tips on how to optimize your health.Learn More
V. Gabriel Garzo, M.D.
Dr. Garzo’s focus on helping couples become families combines with his warm, caring nature to ensure his patients feel supported throughout their journey.Meet Our Team
Dr. Irene Su
''Caring'' is a keyword used to describe Dr. Irene Su’s approach to her work. She is committed to making each of her patients feel safe and supported as they move through their journey of growing their family.Meet Our Team
Antoni Duleba, M.D.
Dr. Antoni Duleba’s care is driven by innovative research and state-of-the-art technique. His passion for the field of women’s health garners a meticulousness that is surpassed only by his compassion and commitment to his patients.Meet Our Team
Heidi Cook-Andersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Cook-Andersen is dedicated to providing customized care to help patients achieve their dreams.Meet Our Team
We have been blessed with two boys that are the result of many years of painful infertility struggles and because of the expertise and caring of the RPFC staff. We were treated as if we were the only patients in the clinic and not a number. Dr. Garzo created a unique protocol to harvest our own genetic embryos and we had such a successful outcome - twins on the first try!
Renowned physicians and scientists in IVF and embryo transfer will gather in San Diego in July to share the latest developments in this rapidly expanding field.
Dr. Cook-Andersen Awarded Prestigious Grant to Evaluate Factors Contributing to Egg and Embryo Quality
Fertility expert Heidi Cook-Andersen, M.D., Ph.D. was recently bestowed the nationally prestigious Career Award for Medical Scientists from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to study egg quality.
As the egg matures, it grows enormously in size and the number of mitochondria (the tiny batteries supplying energy) markedly increases so that each cell of the embryo will have enough until the blastocyst stage when they again start to replicate. With age, these tiny batteries start to run low on power, resulting in less energy being available for these critical functions.
Though the disease of infertility has many causes, reducing stress can allow couples to participate in more cycles, which can have an impact on overall success rates. Learn how to reduce stress during IVF treatment.