Founded in 1987 by Dr. Freddie Graham and Dr. Richard Fisher, the doctors who introduced IVF to New Zealand. Fertility Associates is New Zealand's leading provider of fertility diagnosis, support, and treatment. They are committed to providing the very best fertility treatment, technology, expertise and care, and with 19,000 babies born so far, they can help you on this very important journey towards having a baby. Fertility Associates is a renowned Infertility Clinic in Auckland. The services provided by the Center are Infertility Evaluation/Treatment, IUI, IVF, ICSI, Ovulation Induction, Egg/Embryo/Sperm Donation and Freezing, Surrogacy. Providing fertility-related care is their primary focus however, at their Remuera clinic, they also provide complementary services such as gynaecology & obstetrics, endocrinologists, genetic services and vasectomy reversals. Their Auckland clinic hosts fully trained CREI accredited fertility specialists, led by Dr. Simon Kelly (Medical Director) and Dr. Mary Birdsall (Chair).
When you see a fertility specialist, you want to know that you are getting the best possible advice. Their doctors specialise in Infertility, and many have gone on to gain a CREI (Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility). This is only available for doctors who are fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG). Fertility Associates have been accredited by FRANZCOG to train new fertility specialists towards a CREI accreditation. They are the only New Zealand clinic to graduate specialists in the CREI programme in the last ten years, and they have CREI doctors in every Fertility Associates clinic. At Fertility Associates, they are committed to bringing world-leading fertility technology to New Zealand to ensure their patients have the best chance of having a healthy baby. With top consultants working under one roof and providing the latest imaging and other diagnostic facilities, they care for each patient with devoted teamwork, guiding them, caring for them in their unique way. And as their motto states. Excellence in quality and care, they at Fertility Associates strive to provide quality healthcare to all their patients with Christ-like compassion!
Their clinics are certified to the New Zealand Fertility Standard NZS 8181 by independent auditors. In addition, they voluntarily maintain ISO 9001:2008 and RTAC certification as a tool for continuous improvement. RTAC is the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA). Auditing includes inspection of patient records – the auditors sign a confidentiality agreement to maintain your privacy. At Fertility Associates, they operate within a formal framework of quality control. This includes written protocols for treatment programmes, laboratory methods, infection control and staff training. Their clinical services are supported with the most advanced “in-house diagnostic services”, equipped with state-of-the-art emergency response and management system. The Hospital is equipped with modern Imaging modalities, Operation theatres, ICUs and Laboratories.
Fertility Associates only undertakes treatments that are ‘established procedures’ under the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (HART) Act, or that have been approved following an application to the Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ECART). Some treatments require an individual application to ECART, such as for surrogacy and donor embryos.