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  • Welcome to the ART of Conception

    Greetings! I am Carl M. Herbert, M.D., an ABOG board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist (otherwise known as an infertility doctor). I have been performing assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures such as in-...

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  • Assisted Hatching

    A human blastocyst (left side of picture) hatching from its shell (right side)The human egg is surrounded by a protein shell called the "zona pellucida". This shell has several important functions. Most importantly, it allows only one sperm throug...

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  • A Guide to Infertility Insurance

    I am often asked which insurance company has the most favorable coverage for infertility treatment. Unfortunately, the answer is not that simple. The package of insurance coverage for infertility treatment is not up to the insurance company, per s...

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  • Follicles and Fertility

    My colleagues and I occasionally field questions from patients about what fertility physicians are looking for in conducting an antral follicle count. This is a fascinating topic and my colleague at Pacific Fertility Center, Isabelle Ryan, MD, has...

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  • Tubal Ligation

    Periodically, patients in my practice have undergone a tubal ligation. These patients have the following treatment options at this time: One would be to have a tubal ligation reversal. The other option is do In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). A tubal r...

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Dr. Herbert is a fertility expert and an innovator in the field.

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