Fertility Treatments

"Miracles also come in double packages"
- Claire and Glyn

The department of reproductive medicine at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment options from its fertility clinic, with the exception of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

Treatment options are available to both NHS and private patients across the North of England.

Reproductive medicine

Fertility treatment services available include:

  • Induction of ovulation with clomiphene
  • Induction of ovulation with gonadotrophins
  • Intra-uterine insemination with partners sperm (IUIH)
  • Intra-uterine insemination with donor sperm (IUID)
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • IVF plus intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection techniques (ICSI)
  • Reproductive medicineEmbryo freezing and storage using the state of the art vitrification method
  • Blastocyst culture and blastocyst freezing
  • Frozen embryo replacement cycles
  • Assisted hatching
  • Egg and embryo donation programme
  • Egg sharing
  • Egg freezing
  • Donor sperm bank
  • Sperm freezing
  • Surgical sperm retrieval techniques and storage:Reproductive medicine
    • Percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration (PESA)
    • Testicular biopsy using local and general anaesthetic
  • Sperm storage pre chemotherapy and surgery
  • Tubal microsurgery and other reproductive surgical procedures
  • Minimally invasive treatment of endometriosis
  • Ovarian reserve testing
  • Counselling