Advanced Treatment of Infertility in Men and Women

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive, compassionate diagnosis and treatment for men and women with infertility issues. Loyola’s infertility clinic has vast experience helping couples establish healthy pregnancies and experience the birth of a healthy baby. 

Through a series of evaluations for you and your partner, Loyola provides patient-centered care for reproductive problems. If you are concerned for any reason about your ability to conceive, make an appointment with one of Loyola’s expert reproductive endocrinologists for an evaluation, especially if you:

  • Are over the age of 35
  • Experience painful menstrual periods (dysmenorrhea)
  • Have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Have had abdominal surgery or pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Have irregular periods
  • Have not conceived after trying for more than six to 12 months

Loyola provides consultation for a full range of conditions related to infertility, including:

  • Anovulation (lack of ovulation, ovulation difficulty)
  • Celiac disease
  • Cushing’s disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diminished ovarian reserve (DOR)
  • Endocrine abnormalities
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian tube damage or blockage
  • Kidney disease
  • Low sperm count
  • Male genital swelling
  • Pelvic adhesions
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Prior cancer surgery
  • Repeat miscarriages
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Sperm delivery blockage
  • Thyroid gland disorders
  • Unexplained infertility
  • Uterine fibroids​

Why Choose Loyola for Infertility?

Loyola provides truly integrated clinical care for infertility, bringing together specialists in reproductive endocrinology, gynecology, gynecologic surgery and urology to provide men and women with advanced care in a compassionate environment. As part of an academic medical center, Loyola’s expert clinicians perform and teach the latest surgical techniques and medical treatments in numerous locations across the Chicago area. In addition, our nurses have earned Magnet status, which means they have been recognized for delivering the highest level of care.

What Services are Available for Infertility?

Loyola’s experienced reproductive endocrinologists provide advanced treatment for a range of causes for infertility. Treatment for your condition may include:

  • Artificial insemination
  • Genetic testing
  • Hormone testing
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Imaging tests, including ultrasound and hysterosalpingography
  • Medications
  • Ovarian reserve testing
  • Ovulation testing
  • Semen analysis
  • Surgery to repair or open fallopian tubes
  • Tubal reanastomosis (tubal reversal)

Specialized Services to Diagnose and Treat Infertility

Loyola’s infertility program provides diagnosis and treatment in outstanding, conveniently located facilities. We have multidisciplinary facilities at the Loyola University Medical Center campus, in addition to outpatient services at other locations. 

In addition, Loyola’s gynecologic surgeons offer innovative minimally invasive surgery as a treatment for certain gynecologic conditions. We will explore all non-surgical treatments first; but if your condition requires surgery, our board-certified gynecologic surgeons have vast experience using laparoscopy and the Da Vinci® robotic system.

Ongoing Research to Improve Future Treatment of Infertility

Loyola’s expert infertility program is actively pursuing new research with a focus on patient-centered outcomes, including studies on:

  • Endocrine disorders  
  • Endometriosis
  • Infertility issues 
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Predictors of normal fertility 
  • Reproductive technology
  • Uterine fibroids

As an academic medical center, Loyola is dedicated to improving future treatments by conducting research on new diagnostics and treatments. Loyola’s patients benefit from research discoveries made here; read about Loyola’s current clinical trials.