How to Choose a Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Specialist

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection is a procedure that may be performed to assist the in vitro fertilization process and is recommended mostly for sperm that has low motility or is of poor quality. The Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection is a micro surgery that involves injecting the eggs with a sperm cell, and a specialist is required to obtain successful results. Choosing an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection specialist is an important step.

Types of Professionals who Administer Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

The types of professionals that administer Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection include:

  • Embryologists
  • Fertility doctors

The specialist should be trained in assisted hatching and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, and should have ABMS (American Board of Medical Specialists) certification.

Finding an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Specialist

An Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection may be found in:

  • Local medical directories
  • Websites listing embryologists or fertility doctors or websites offering fertility treatments

Several specialists should be contracted and interviewed. It is important to choose an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection specialist that has several years of experience in this technique and has also a high pregnancy success rate.

The Facilities and Equipment

The state of the facilities and the equipment used should be assessed prior to choosing an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection specialist. The facilities should have accreditation, and the patient should feel comfortable with the environment. The equipment should be modern and necessarily sterilized after each use.

Other factors that may be considered when choosing an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection include:

  • The location of the clinic
  • The costs of the procedure
  • Recommendations from colleagues, family or friends