Choosing to Have a Fertility Evaluation

We know this is a huge step for you on your journey to successful family building. Choosing to start this process begins with selection of an exceptional fertility program. Our fertility program was developed by our founder, Dr. Krotz, based on his experience at multiple fertility programs and belief that a couple’s or individual’s success with fertility treatments depends on the treatment of the whole individual. Our name, Inovi Fertility & Genetics Institute, signifies our commitment to offering the latest advances fertility care and innovations in laboratory methods, with an emphasis on providing an excellent experience for patients. Every detail of our office and program has been designed with this commitment in mind.

Why a Fertility Evaluation

With 1 in 6 couples experiencing some form of female or male infertility, you are not alone. A fertility evaluation of both partners is important and critical to your success. Statistics show that 40% of infertility stems from the male, 60% stems from the female partner and in 20% of the cases it is found in both partner. This is why it is important for both you and your partner to have a thorough evaluation by a fertility team. A fertility evaluation will also help you to plan for your family in a way that meets your needs.

When Should I Consider a Fertility Evaluation?


  • Couples who have been trying to conceive for more than a year without success
  • In couples in which the female partner is 35 or older and has tried to conceive for 6 months or more without success
  • Irregular or absent menstrual cycles
  • History of two or more miscarriages
  • Previous ovarian or uterine surgery
  • Past tubal ligation or vasectomy
  • History of endometriosis
  • Past treatment for cancer

What Makes the Inovi Fertility Evaluation and Treatment Special?

Dealing with infertility, recurrent miscarriages or undergoing fertility procedures such as ovulation induction, insemination or IVF (ART) can be stressful. This is why we have a modern and inviting fertility center designed by women just like you. Our office was created with your special journey and individual experience in mind.

Every step in our fertility evaluation is planned so that you feel part of your decisions and in control of your path to a successful pregnancy. Our unique approach combines the latest innovations in fertility care, which has been shown to increase a patient’s success while lowering anxiety and depression.


What does a Fertility Evaluation at Inovi include?

Your fertility evaluation will include meeting with Dr. Krotz, your individual nurse coordinator and our specially chosen team members. They are leaders in the field of fertility and understand your concerns. We will review your fertility history and are ready to answer your questions. We look forward to meeting you and your partner and are look forward to starting this journey with you.

Here are a few quick reminders on preparing for your first visit:


  • Bring your medical records or have them faxed to our office
  • Collect a list of questions on your current symptoms, and previous diagnoses and treatments
  • Remember to bring a pen and notebook to record important facts, questions and other treatment plans
  • Be prepared to consider and discuss your financial aspects of fertility treatments and related time commitments
  • Bring your partner, spouse or a friend if possible
  • Relax and enjoy the beginning of your new journey of hope and success

Take charge of your fertility!

If you are ready to take the next step call our office today at 713-401-9000.

Let us take care of you and help you build the family you always desired.

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