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					                                                                                                                               THE   FERTILITY                                    CLINIC

                                                                      The Fertility Clinic at Mobile
                                                                   Ob-Gyn, P      .C. is honored to be
                                                                 directly affiliated with the nationally-
                                                                recognized Fertility Institute of New
                                                               Orleans. This clinic, one of the first private
                                                               facilities in the U.S., was founded in 1977 by

T          he desire to bring a child into the world is the
           natural evolution of marriage. For most
           couples having children is a fulfillment of a
           dream, a visible sign of their commitment
and love for each other. They begin to plan for the day
when their child will come home and give a different
                                                               Richard P Dickey, M.D., Ph.D. This
                                                                affiliation best positions Mobile Ob-Gyn,

                                                                  .C. to remain at the cutting edge
                                                                   of research, new procedures, and
                                                                     technology in this very important
                                                                               area of gynecology.
meaning to the word family.
   The days of the month now have new meaning. But
when conception fails to happen and each month goes
by without the welcome news of a pregnancy, a couple
may begin to realize the possibility of infertility.

What is infertility?
    Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system that           Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C.
prevents the conception of children. Infertility affects
about 10 percent of the population in the U. S.
Infertility affects both men and women, emotionally as
well as physically. Some factors contributing to infertili-
ty include:                                                          Center for Women’s Health
     • chronic diseases,
                                                                     Robert S. Harlin, M.D.
                                                                     Phillip Madonia, M.D.
                                                                                                   Henry J. Koch, M.D.
                                                                                                   Charles R. Hanes II, M.D.
                                                                                                                                       Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C.
     • fallopian tube damage,                                        George B. Inge, M.D.          Kirby J. Plessala, M.D.
                                                                     Shawn J. Kleinpeter, M.D.     Timothy E. Hughes, M.D.
     • and hormonal imbalances.                                                        Robert A. Wood, M.D.

     In approximately 90 percent of cases, infertility can
be attributed to an identifiable medical cause. Generally,            6701 Airport Blvd., Suite B-321
                                                                                                                                     Center for Women’s Health
it is recommended that a couple who has been unable to                    Mobile, AL 36608-6799                                      Robert S. Harlin, M.D.        Henry J. Koch, M.D.
                                                                                                                                     Phillip Madonia, M.D.         Charles R. Hanes II, M.D.
conceive after 12 months should seek medical help. (If             (334) 633-0793 • Fax (334) 633-0736                               George B. Inge, M.D.          Kirby J. Plessala, M.D.
over 35 years of age, seek medical help after six                                                       Shawn J. Kleinpeter, M.D.     Timothy E. Hughes, M.D.
months.)                                                               Email:                                                     Robert A. Wood, M.D.
                            THE           FERTILITY                      CLINIC                  AT         MOBILE                  OB - GYN,                  P. C .

                                                                    What can you expect?                                                    Ovulation Induction

W              e know that the inability to have a child
               can be very frustrating for couples. With
               this in mind, we are pleased to introduce
The Fertility Clinic at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. to offer
guidance and specialized medical care for those couples
                                                                        Our specialized infertility services include:

                                                                    Medical Examination
                                                                       A thorough physical examination, including medical
                                                                                                                                               Medications are used to stimulate egg production in
                                                                                                                                            the ovaries. Intrauterine insemination may be used in
                                                                                                                                            conjunction with the medical stimulation.
                                                                                                                                               Dr. Inge will discuss each of these procedures and
                                                                                                                                            how they may apply to each individual situation during
who have been unable to conceive on their own.                                                                                              your initial consultation.
    Dr. George B. Inge is the Medical Director of The               Evaluation
Fertility Clinic. He is a Fellow and Vice-chairman of the               Discussion of the results of the medical examination,
Alabama Section of the American College of                          along with further tests and possible treatments, will be
Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Board Certified 1983               included. We also perform a basic evaluation for
and voluntarily recertifies each year, and a member of              husbands, including a semen analysis. We offer referrals
the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS). The SRS,                for male infertility patients.
founded in 1984, is an affiliate of the American Society
for Reproductive Medicine.                                          Laboratory Services
    Dr. Inge is one of only two physicians in the Mobile               We have a high complexity laboratory approved by
area to have received this honor. He has presented his              Blue Cross/Blue Shield and staffed by certified lab tech-
results in a paper entitled “Tubal Reversal in Private              nicians. This lab is located within our office for your
Practice.” Dr. Inge and his specialized support staff are           convenience and privacy.
committed to offering the best possible care for our
patients during their evaluation and treatment for                  Diagnostic Procedures
infertility.                                                            These may include vaginal ultrasound and follicle                   We’re Pregnant!
                                                                    tracking performed by registered diagnostic medical                        When a successful pregnancy is achieved, our
A Special Time for Our Patients                                     sonographers with specialized training in infertility.                  patients have the comfort of personally knowing the
                                                                    Diagnostic Video Hysteroscopy is also available in our                  physicians and staff that will continue to support them
   The Clinic has been established to meet the needs of             office.                                                                 throughout every stage of their pregnancy and delivery.
our fertility patients within the familiar surroundings of              Our laboratory and ultrasound facilities are open 6                    The physicians and staff of The Fertility Clinic at
our office. The clinic will be held every Thursday                  days a week to meet the special needs of our infertility                Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. are looking forward to providing
afternoon with special appointment times of 30, 45 and              patients.                                                               the best possible care for our patients and their families
60 minutes. This time is set aside for patients and their                                                                                   during this special time.
husbands to meet Dr. Inge and discuss our services and              Gynecologic Surgery
treatments. More importantly, he also takes this time to                In the event surgery such as a laparascopy or tubal                 For more information or to schedule a consultation with
answer the questions that so many couples have about                microsurgery are needed, our office is conveniently                     The Fertility Clinic at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C., Please call
the issues faced with infertility.                                  located within the Providence Park Medical Plaza,                       633-0793 and ask for a member of Dr. Inge’s nursing staff.
                                                                    providing easy access to Providence Hospital.
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