HFS Heritage

HFS Heritage

Houston Fertility Specialists is one of the longest-running and most successful fertility clinics in the United States. Our physicians are true pioneers in modern fertility treatments, including IVF, PGD and Egg Freezing. We're proud to share our heritage, and hope that you will get to know us better.

HFS Team

1983

First IVF case at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

1986

IVF program established by Dr. George M. Grunert and Dr. Wan-Song Alfred Wun as the Laboratory for Assisted Reproduction at Obstetrical and Gynecological Associates

1986

Created in-clinic hormone assay and andrology laboratories

1987

First outpatient IVF case with egg recovery under ultrasound

1993

First IVF case using intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for male factor infertility

1994

Dr. Randall C. Dunn joins Houston Fertility Specialists

1994

First preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) case done in the US

1996

Successful culture of embryos to the blastocyst stage

1997

Dr. R. K. Mangal joins Houston Fertility Specialists

1998

Dr. Leah M. Schenk joins Houston Fertility Specialists

2000

Biopsy of day 3 embryos for genetic testing by FISH to select best embryos for transfer

2005

Multi-center study of embryo biopsy for chromosome number on day 3 and day 5/6 embryos using genomic sequencing of all 23 chromosomes. Showed superiority of day 5/6 biopsy

2006

Dr. Subodh Chauhan joins Houston Fertility Specialists

2009

Egg banking for cancer patients prior to starting chemotherapy

2013

Study of embryo culture to blastocyst stage with biopsy for preimplantation screening (PGS) for chromosome number, with embryo freezing and later frozen/thawed embryo transfer

2014

Blastocyst culture with PGS and freezing followed by transfer of a single embryo (eSET) resulting in 63% pregnancy rate

2014

Established American Egg Bank for frozen donor eggs

2015

Dr. Ertug Kovanci joins Houston Fertility Specialists

2015

Elective egg freezing for fertility preservation for all patients

2016

Dr. Yanett Anaya joins Houston Fertility Specialists

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Sugar Land Fertility Center

7616 Brandford Place, Suite 310
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Katy Fertility Center

23960 Katy Freeway, Suite 280
Katy, TX 77494

Clear Lake Fertility Center

450 Medical Center Blvd, Suite 410
Webster, TX 77598

CyFair Fertility Center

11302 Fallbrook Drive, Suite 306
Houston, TX 77065

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