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What We Can Do For You

At The Fertility Institute, our team is focused on providing personalized care to our patients as they embark on their fertility journey. We are area leaders in IVF and other fertility-increasing procedures.
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Meet Our Staff Of Talented Individuals

Since Dr. Richard Dickey founded The Fertility Institute of New Orleans in 1976 it has grown to include four other physicians and a skilled staff of thirty. We all care about our patients and are as delighted as they are with every pregnancy.
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Infertility Information

Nearly 2.5 million American couples are infertile. They have been unable to conceive despite a year or more of trying. Among women 20-24 years old, the group that delivers one third of this country's babies, the infertility rate has tripled since 1965.
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Welcome To The Fertility Institute

The Fertility Institute of New Orleans has accomplished over 14,000 pregnancies. The Fertility Institute's nine physicians and more than 50 staff employ both traditional treatment and the latest advances in reproductive technology including in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Each patient has their own physician, but benefits from the expertise of all the physicians, scientists, and specialized staff.

Fertility Institute physicians are on the Faculty of Louisiana State University and Tulane Medical Schools and have authored over 125 peer review publications. Dr. Richard Dickey, the Fertility Institute's founder is Director of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at LSU Medical School in New Orleans.

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Affording Fertility Treatment

Insurance plans have varying levels of coverage for fertility related treatments. The experienced staff at the fertility institute will work with you to investigate your plan and your coverage options.

Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc. (ARC) is the pioneer, established leader, and ongoing innovator in products and services that help people who share one common desire: having a baby.

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