Embryo storage failures in the news

With recent publicity regarding fertility programs in Cleveland and San Francisco who have had malfunctions with the storage the frozen embryos in their care, we, at Conceptions, want to address some common concerns. All of Conceptions’ sperm/egg/embryo storage tanks are connected to an alarm system that monitors the internal temperature in the tank.  That alarm … Continued

Congratulations to Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy for being featured in ShareCare’s “Behind the Scrubs” feature

Meet Althea O’Shaughnessy, MD February 22 We spoke to Althea O’Shaughnessy, MD, a practicing Fertility Specialist at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, about her professional passions, exciting new research and what she does to stay healthy. What are you most passionate about when it comes to your job? Women’s healthcare was always my passion, even in … Continued

Conceptions has joined the P/SL campus!

We were so honored to have been invited to open a fifth Conceptions location at the Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center campus.   Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy is seeing patients at P/SL on Mondays.  Please see the attached PSL newsletter with an intro for Dr. O’Shaughnessy: PSL December newsletter    

Welcome Dr. O’Shaughnessy to Conceptions!

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy to the Conceptions REI team!!! Dr. Althea O’Shaughnessy is board certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. She obtained her B.S. degree from Trinity College, before achieving her M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. She completed her OBGYN … Continued

Welcome Dr. Grindler to Conceptions!!!

  We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Natalia Grindler to the Conceptions REI team!!! Natalia M. Grindler, M.D., FACOG, received her undergraduate degree from Smith College, an all-women’s college, where she first became passionate about healthcare for women. She then obtained her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, where she graduated with highest … Continued

ICSI at Conceptions

Intracytoplasmic  sperm injection, or ICSI, is a form of fertilization used in Assisted Reproductive Technology where sperm are individually selected and then injected into each mature egg.  Here at Conceptions, we use ICSI as our sole method of fertilization, forgoing conventional insemination. Conventional insemination involves adding an aliquot of sperm to a drop of media … Continued