Questions You Always Wanted to Ask an IVF Doctor, but Were Afraid to Ask

Speaker: 
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 3
Room: 
Terasen Theatre
Credits: 
1.50

Learning Objectives 

  1. Should we be doing ICSI or conventional fertilization? 
  2. If I want to preserve my fertility, should I be freezing oocytes or embryos?
  3. Should I grow my embryos to the blastocyst stage or transfer them on day 3?
  4. Should I be requesting assisted hatching for my embryos?  If so, why?
Jason Hitkari, MD, FRCSC
Location: 
Vancouver, BC

Dr Hitkari is co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre.

He completed his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia and during this time received awards in the areas of clinical teaching and research. He then completed a formal fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto before returning to Vancouver to join Genesis Fertility Centre as a co-director. 

Dr. Hitkari has a special interest in education. He currently is heavily involved in medical student education in reproduction and infertility at UBC. He also coordinates the Reproduction Seminars for the Obstetrics and Gynecology resident physicians. Dr. Hitkari lectures extensively throughout the year to family practitioners, family practice residents, allied health professionals and gynecologists. Hei regularly presents on integrative fertility care and was the first Vancouver IVF Centre to offer full time onsite acupuncture on transfer day.  In January 2015 Dr. Hitkari added dedicated acupuncture treatment rooms at Olive Fertility Centre.

He was thrilled to receive the Medical Undergraduate Class of 2012 Outstanding Educator Award. He is most proud of being the recipient of the H. Hill Humanitarian award for exceptional patient care.

 

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 6th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be held again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared toward Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.  IFS 2020 date, April 16 to April 19, 2020

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

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