IVF Cody WY

Local resource for infertility in Cody. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fertility specialists who can help you get through the hurdles associated with conception problems, anovulation, male fertility and female infertility, as well as advice on in vitro fertilization (IVF), follicle stimulating hormones (FSH), and fertility treatments.

Rand E Flory, MD
(307) 527-7811
721 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dale R Myers
(307) 587-1155
721 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lisa B. Williams
(307) 527-7811
A Woman's Place
Cody, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education
English
Professional Memberships
West Park Hospital, Powell Valley, Washakie Medical Center

Dr.Daryl Kaan
(307) 362-1861
Ste A, 3000 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Stephen Saml Rotholz, MD
(919) 786-6805
1005 College View Dr
Riverton, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1989

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Rita Kay Payne, MD
(307) 527-7811
721 Sheridan Ave Ste 100
Cody, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dale Ray Myers
(307) 587-1155
721 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY
Education
English
Professional Memberships
West Park Hospital, Cody, WY, Powell Hospital, Powell, WY

Rodni N. Cruz
(307) 587-3133
721 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education
English, Spanish
Professional Memberships
Elaine Wright Receptionist
Mallory Cruz Billing


Rickey Eugene Nagy, MD
(307) 332-9325
2359 Squaw Creek Rd
Lander, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michael D Tracy
(307) 754-7257
450 Mountain View St
Powell, WY
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Infertility

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By Miki Shima, o.m.d.

Over the 23 years I’ve been in practice, I’ve helped hundreds of couples become pregnant without high-tech or pharmaceutical interventions. But many of my patients also add Chinese medicine to conventional fertility treatments to increase their effectiveness and alleviate some of the side effects.

Looking eastward has another benefit, too. In the rush to develop increasingly sophisticated ways to treat infertility, doctors often skip over a critical element: bolstering the patient’s overall health, which can suffer in the course of treatment. Where Western medicine concentrates solely on the reproductive organs, Chinese medicine works to strengthen and balance all systems of the body, using a combination of acupuncture, herbs, and nutritional supplements.

Here are some of the fertility-related questions I hear most often.

Q: I’ve been trying to conceive for one year, so far unsuccessfully, and I’d like to avoid the hassle and expense of conventional fertility treatments. How effective is Chinese medicine alone in helping women get pregnant?

A:
That depends on several factors. Your first step should be to see your gynecologist for a few exams. She can check for any physical obstructions that might be preventing pregnancy, such as a blockage in your fallopian tubes, and assess your levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), which affects ovulation, to make sure you haven’t entered early menopause. If your FSH levels are above 10, your chances of getting pregnant without any kind of conventional fertility treatment are very small; if you have high FSH levels and an obstruction, your chances are essentially zero.

However, if your FSH levels are 9 or below, and there are no physical obstructions, traditional Chinese medicine alone can substantially improve your odds. For instance, if you are between the ages of 35 and 40 and your FSH is around 9, you have about a 4 percent chance of getting pregnant without any treatment whatsoever; with acupuncture and Chinese herbs, I’ve found that the probability rises to about 25 percent.

If you do need to see an infertility doctor, Chinese medicine can still help. Many of my patients are women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) or egg donation, and I’ve found that adding acupuncture, supplements, and herbs to the mix can raise their success rate by about 15 to 25 percent. One recent study from Germany reported that women who received a regular course of acupuncture immediately before and after in vitro fertilization were 58 percent more likely to get pregnant than those who underwent IVF alone.

Q: Will the fertility herbs my acupuncturist gave me interfere with the fertility drugs I’m taking?

A: No, with one exception. The drug Lupron is prescribed to shut down hormone production (as part of IVF treatment), so herbs that promote hormonal activity can interfere with it. I tell my patients to stop all herbal treatments while taking this drug.

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