The Midwest Reproductive Symposium International, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is an educational event that began in 2003 to promote the timely discussion of issues relevant to reproductive medicine. Founded by Vios Fertility CEO and Medical Director, Dr. Angeline Beltsos, the primary objective is the provision of high quality, appropriate, continuing medical education for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, scientists, and business experts engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.
Article by: Jaclyn Anglis, First for Women, June 5, 2018
We can’t believe it’s been four whole decades since Louise Brown, the world’s first IVF baby, was born in Bristol, England. But Brown, who paved the way for countless infertile couples to have babies, does indeed turn 40 on July 25, 2018. As she prepares to celebrate her birthday this summer, it’s worth taking a look back at how far we’ve come since her historic birth. Read the full article here.
Dear Patients and Friends of Vios Fertility Institute,
In recent news, fertility clinics in both Cleveland and San Francisco experienced a situation where storage tanks holding frozen tissue malfunctioned potentially damaging thousands of eggs and embryos. As of today, it appears that over 500 patients may have been affected between the two programs. These extremely rare occurrences are a stark reminder of the importance we place on cryogenic systems that hold frozen eggs, embryos, sperm and other tissue at IVF clinics. Read some cryopreservation FAQs here.
We share in the sadness for all those involved including patients and their team of care providers. These clinics are very well respected in the field of fertility and this reminds us that things can occur from natural disasters, technical malfunction and the element of human error. Moreover, we want to take a moment to reassure you about the safety of your eggs, embryos and/or sperm that is stored with Vios Fertility Institute. It is also important for an organization to remember what they stand for and value. At Vios, our core values are Vision, Innovation, TeamwOrk and PaSsion. (more…)
Renowned Specialist Dr. Ellen Hayes Offers More Options for Those Facing the Heartbreak of Infertility
Johnson Creek, WI. (March 6, 2018) – To help more parents-to-be in southern Wisconsin get closer to their dream of growing their family, Vios Fertility Institute is pleased to welcome Ellen Hayes, MD, FACOG to its Johnson Creekclinic, located at 540 Village Walk Lane, Unite G, Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, 53038. A board-certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist, Dr. Ellen Hayes marries fertility consulting with innovative treatments to increase a patient’s chances of a healthy, successful pregnancy. (more…)
Addition of Dr. Pagani Allows Vios Fertility Institute Chicago to Treat Infertility in Both Women and Men Onsite
CHICAGO, IL. (March 2, 2018) – Since opening its doors to parents-to-be two years ago, Vios Fertility Institute Chicago has provided women with compassionate care to treat the leading causes of female infertility. With the addition of urologist Dr. Rodrigo Pagani, Vios is now able to help men become the fathers they want to be through the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of male fertility issues onsite. (more…)
Vios Fertility Institute Merges with the Practice of Reena Jabamoni, M.D. Partnership Brings Dr. Jabamoni’s 40 Years of Care to More Chicagoland Families
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. (September 5, 2017) – Vios Fertility Institute is proud to announce a new collaboration and new office in Hoffman Estates. Since 1974, Reena Jabamoni, M.D., S.C. has helped couples become families and individuals become parents through her work as a nationally-renowned, board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility (REI) Specialist. Now she has taken the next step in her 40-year career by partnering with Vios Fertility Institute to share her knowledge with more families in Chicago’s northern suburbs. (more…)
Merger of Premier Fertility Clinics Brings Vios Fertility Institute St Louis to Chesterfield and Southern IL
ST. LOUIS, MO. (July 27, 2017) – For individuals and couples on both sides of the Mississippi River, receiving world-class fertility treatments from caring specialists is easier and more accessible than ever before. Vios Fertility Institute is excited to partner with Amber R. Cooper, MD, MSCI, FACOG of The Centers for Reproductive Medicine and Wellness to expand its growing network of clinics across St. Louis and Southern Illinois. With its newest location in Chesterfield, MO, Vios can serve patients in West County closer to where they work and live, helping reduce the stress that comes with battling infertility.
Vios Fertility Institute Chicago IVF Lab Opens in West Loop
State-of-the-Art IVF Laboratory Enhances Patient Experience and Scientific Outcomes
CHICAGO, IL. (April 26, 2017) – Individuals and couples wishing to experience the joy of parenthood but facing the heartbreak of infertility often require in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments to make their dreams come true. With Vios Fertility Institute’s own IVF lab at 333 S. Desplaines in Chicago, local patients as well as national and international patients, have direct access to world-class IVF embryology services that give them the best chance of conceiving.
Already renowned in Chicagoland for its IVF, intrauterine insemination and other cutting-edge fertility treatments, Vios expanded to offer patient consultations, perform exams and deliver IVF procedures in one convenient location for parents-to-be. The new Vios lab is located in the former University of Chicago IVF lab, and has been enhanced to utilize the finest IVF equipment available today. This also allows Vios to better meet the diverse needs of its patients in a warm, welcoming environment. (more…)
Julie Rhee, MD Now Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Certification Ensures Vios Fertility Institute Patients Receive the Highest Level of Quality Care
ST. LOUIS, MO. (April 10, 2017) – Vios Fertility Institute is pleased to announce that founding physician Julie Rhee, MD is now Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Certification verifies that Dr. Rhee has met the highest standards in the field of reproductive health in order to improve patient outcomes, stay on top of the latest technological advancements, and deliver high-quality care.
Already a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Rhee has helped patients fulfill their dreams of parenthood through in vitro fertilization, intrauterine insemination and fertility preservation. By using her experience in the clinic and her research in the field, Dr. Rhee successfully passed a rigorous examination before the Board to reach the gold level of medical certification. In addition, Dr. Rhee must complete the Maintenance of Certification program every year and an extensive written exam every six years. (more…)