The International Centre for Reproductive Medicine (ICRM) is a well-established and respected infertility clinic in St. Petersburg, Russia, which was founded as a branch of the Chicago Reproductive Genetics Institute by Dr. Yuri Verlinsky, the inventor of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. The clinic has overseen more than 15,000 babies born in 24 other countries since its inception in 1992. One of the first IVF centers in Russia, ICRM has been actively involved in the expert work to develop and improve IVF medical care in the country since its very beginning.
Situated in a modern new facility, built in line with the latest international standards for medical clinics and laboratories, ICRM offers the latest assisted reproduction technologies and techniques from a highly qualified and experienced team led by Professor Vladislav Korsak, President of the Russian Association of Human Reproduction since 1995, Board Member of the International Association of Fertility Societies (IFFS), the Russian representative in the International Committee for Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART). The ICRM laboratory successfully passed international auditing that confirmed that it meets the highest up-to-date international standards.
ICRM specialists not only have large clinical practice but do their research work in professional areas within and beyond the scope of Human Reproduction, i.e. Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urology, Endocrinology, Genetics, Internal Medicine, Hematology, Anesthesiology, Psychology. More than 2,000 publications were issued for different audience (doctors, laboratory specialists, patients).
Treatments available include artificial insemination, IVF, IVF + ICSI, genetic diagnostics (PGD, PGS and other molecular-genetic tests), gynecologic and urologic surgical procedures including laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, sperm retrieval (TESE, MESE), egg and sperm donation, surrogacy and cryopreservation.
The oocyte and sperm donors in the ICRM donor bank meet the strictest criteria:
- Thorough medical examination in line with the highest world standards
- Genetic health screening
- Infections (all possible sexually transmitted diseases)
- Mental health, free from any addictions
- Psychological portrait made by our experienced psychologist
- High quality of sperm and oocytes guaranteed
ICRM offers various surrogacy programs starting from the search for and medical examination of the surrogate mother and ending in the childbirth. The full service program includes total medical care for the surrogate mother and consultations for the intended parents (including legal ones).
Success rates for IVF at ICRM compare very favorably with those in European countries and IVF prices are significantly lower than similar treatment packages in Europe and the United States.
For international patients, comfortable rooms are offered. They are equipped with a private bathroom, a double bed, a fridge, an air-conditioner, a TV-set and Wi-Fi. The price for accommodation in ICRM is lower than for the hotel rooms and are not subject to change during high tourist seasons.
Staying in ICRM will not prevent you from seeing Saint-Petersburg, the city entitled the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2016 and 2017 and Europe’s Leading Heritage Destination 2018.
Saint-Petersburg will be waiting to show you its famous museums, magnificent palaces, spacious parks, beautiful bridges and gorgeous suburbs. The variety of concert and theatre life in the city can satisfy any taste. Positive emotions can serve very well to make you enjoy yourself and escape the unnecessary worries during your treatment.