Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company

What your insurance company covers for your fertility testing and treatments will depend on your plan. The below questions are a good starting point when you begin to do your research on your fertility coverage. As apart of our new patient process, our insurance coordinator will verify your fertility coverage so we will be able to discuss specific diagnostic and treatment options knowing what would or would not be covered under your insurance.

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Vios Opens IVF Lab in Chicago

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…)

Dr. Rhee Now Board Certified REI

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…)

New Center for Egg Health Excellence

Vios Fertility Institute Offers Women Greater Options with the
New Center for Egg Health Excellence
Facilities are the First in Chicago and St. Louis to Specialize in Egg Freezing


Chicago, IL. (March 2, 2017) –  And thanks to the new Center for Egg Health Excellence at Vios Fertility Institute, they can also take charge of their fertility. As the first centers in St. Louis and Chicago to specialize in egg freezing, the Center for Egg Health Excellence and its approach to the cutting-edge vitrification process ensure women have greater control over if and when they decide to start a family. (more…)

The Menstrual Cycle

In order for a woman to have the potential to become pregnant the following must be true of her menstrual cycle so that fertilization and implantation is possible. The woman’s ovarian and anterior pituitary hormones behave normally during her cycle to develop a mature egg and prepare the uterus for implantation.

The below chart illustrates the changes in a woman’s body during the menstrual cycle. Each term is explained in the following glossary.
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You’re Invited to Vios Wicker Park Open House

Chicago, IL, October 10, 2016 — Vios Fertility Institute – Wicker Park will hold an Open House Thursday October 13th. The event will include tours of the facility, team meet and greets, and “A Taste of Wicker Park” featuring tasting menus from local restaurants and dessert shops.

Vios Fertility Institute is dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and utilizes leading-edge treatment navigation technology to guide them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality.

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Dr. Angeline N. Beltsos Named to 2016 Top Doctors List

Vios CEO and Medical Director Named to 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® List

Dr. Angeline N. BeltsosChicago, IL, September 1, 2016 — Vios Fertility Institute, a clinic dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and guiding them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality, is proud to announce that its CEO and Medical Director, Dr. Angeline N. Beltsoshas been named to the 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®list in the category of Reproductive Endocrinology. This is her sixth time on the list and the fourth consecutive year she’s received the award.

Dr. Beltsos is double board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. In addition to practicing medicine for more than 20 years, she is a popular speaker, both nationally all over the U.S. and internationally including China, Dubai, Australia, Europe and Canada and has received numerous awards in teaching. (more…)

Angeline N. Beltsos, MD Announces Chicago Opening

Leading Fertility Expert Angeline Beltsos, MD, Announces Opening of Vios Fertility Institute Chicago 

Angeline N. Beltsos, MD

Chicago, IL, July 28, 2016 — Angeline N. Beltsos, MD, CEO and Medical Director of Vios Fertility Institute, announces the opening of a new office in Chicago to serve patients, couples and families with their reproductive health needs. Dr. Beltsos is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility and is the CEO and medical director of the Chicago practice.

Vios Fertility Institute is dedicated to working with patients to better understand their fertility and utilizes leading-edge treatment navigation technology to guide them through the journey to make their dreams of parenthood a reality. In addition to practicing medicine for more than 20 years, Dr. Beltsos is a popular speaker, both nationally and internationally, on the issue of fertility and has received numerous awards in teaching. She currently serves as the executive chairperson for the Midwest Reproductive Symposium, an international conference of fertility experts. (more…)