August 22nd, 2019 4:53 PM


If you are having fertility concerns we hope you will take a moment to learn more about our practice and how we can help you in achieving your dream of growing your family.

Fertility Solutions

We know that infertility treatments are complex, emotionally draining and expensive, which is why providing personal attention and walking you through every step of the process is so critical in achieving success. We listen to our patients to form a customized plan that may be best suited for your needs.

About Infertility

Infertility is having timed intercourse and not becoming pregnant within a year. This condition is common, and
may impact more than 1 in 10 couples. Various treatments can help achieve success in conceiving a child.
There are a wide variety of reasons and conditions that a couple may experience infertility. It can involve the
female reproductive system, the males reproductive system, or both.
Female infertility may be caused by; ovulation disorders, uterine abnormalities, fallopian tube damage,
endometriosis and/or a hormonal imbalance.
Male infertility may be caused by; abnormal sperm production, genetic diseases, over exposure to alcohol or
drugs, cancer or damage to reproductive organs.
Scheduling an appointment with our office may help diagnose and treat these disorders.
You can reach our office at 304-345-4525.

About Infertility

What are Infertility Risk Factors?

  • Age: A women’s fertility declines as she get older. It drops significantly after she turns 35. Men over age 40 are usually less fertile than younger men.
  • Alcohol and tobacco use: Excessive use of alcohol and/or tobacco reduces a couple’s chances of getting pregnant.
  • Being overweight and underweight: When a man or woman is overweight or underweight, they put themselves at risk for fertility issues

How is Infertility Treated?

Some of the most common ones include:

  • Ovulation Induction
  • Intrauterine Insemination
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Donor Egg
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery

How long will it take to establish a diagnosis?

The answer to this varies from patient to patient. Please consult directly with your physician for an answer to this question.

How will you monitor my treatment and how often?

That depends on which treatment you are using. But, generally all cycles are monitored with ultrasound.

Do you take insurance?

Yes, we are contracted with most plans. However, not all plans cover infertility treatment and care. Our office will need to verify with your insurance what benefits you have.

If a Reproductive Endocrinologist is needed, who do you recommend?

Dr. Tamer Yalcinkaya, renowned Fertility Expert at Carolinas Fertility Institute (CFI).

  • Fertility
    Dr. Patton, along with Dr. Yalcinkaya, work together to assist patients who are in need of fertility solutions.
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  • Gynecology
    Minerva Endometrial Ablation Essure device for in-office sterilization Ultrasound service 4D Ultrasound Endometrial biopsy Mirena IUD placement Paraguard IUD placement Hysteroscopy Colposcopy
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  • Obstetrics
    From first visit to due date, find out what to expect from the excellent team at Dr Pattons.
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