Nina Desai, PhD H.C.L.D.
The Cleveland Clinic offers a comprehensive program of both traditional and leading-edge therapies to help couples optimize their chances of achieving pregnancy. Couples appreciate the supportive environment of care, personal attention and accessibility of services.
Cleveland Clinic - Infertility
The Cleveland Clinic fertility program provides the full range of state-of-the-art services for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Patients are seen in a caring environment, where the major emphasis is not only technological excellence, but also on accessibility, personal attention, and emotional support.
Nina Desai, Ph.D., H.C.L.D. has special interest in In vitro fertilization, oocyte/embryo freezing, blastocyst culture, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and immature oocyte maturation.
Throughout her career, she has been actively involved in both clinical and basic research in embryology. Her research activities are geared towards developing innovative culture and cryopreservation methodologies to improve clinical pregnancy outcomes.
Current research projects are focused on growth factors and embryonic development, blastocyst differentiation, embryonic markers to predict implantation, egg freezing, ovarian tissue cryopreservation and immature follicle maturation.
- The IVF lab has 16 incubators, eight microscope stations, Ohio's only Embryoscope (an FDA-approved time-lapse incubator for imaging embryo development in real time), a laser for assisted hatching, and micromanipulation stations for ICSI or prenatal genetic diagnosis.
- The IVF laboratory is complemented by the most comprehensive and sophisticated andrology laboratory in the region.
- Patients seen at the Fertility Center have full access to all of the infertility and ancillary services available at Cleveland Clinic, including dedicated and experienced infertility nurses, mental health professionals, acupuncture and radiology.
Some of our most asked about procedures: Artificial Insemination, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Egg Freezing, Embryo Freezing
Areas Served: Cleveland, Canton, Akron, Columbus, Dayton, Erie, Pittsburgh