Silk Medical is a multidisciplinary medical centre that combines modern technology, years of experience, and a cozy atmosphere to create all the perfect conditions for your journey to parenthood. The clinic is located in Tbilisi, Georgia, not far from the city centre. Silk Medical clinic offers a full range of medical services under one roof, from obstetrics, mammology, and urology, through semen or endometrial research, to IVF/egg donation and surrogacy. One of the priority fields of the clinic is infertility treatment. The specialists at Silk Medical make every effort to solve each infertility case in a comfortable environment and by trustworthy doctors.
The clinic was opened in 2022 and has managed to carry out 400 treatment cycles in the same year. 50% of the IVF cycles were performed using patients’ own eggs and the remaining 50% were cycles using donor eggs. The clinic is located on three floors of a residential house and features a very welcoming atmosphere. Silk Medical has a highly equipped embryology laboratory and one operation theatre. The centre is the only clinic in Georgia that has implemented IVFID Witness System to guarantee that the IVF program is safe at each step. IVFID Witness System is an electronic system that makes sure that sperm, oocyte, and embryo samples are matching in all procedures (e.g. transfer, fertilisation) run by the clinic.
If there is a necessity or need that you have to stay overnight at the clinic, Silk Medical has three comfortable recovery rooms, one single and two shared.
Medical Team at Silk Medical
The main fertility expert of Silk Medical is Dr. Oksana Sevostianova. She is a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and her professional carrier in gynecology started in 1994. Dr. Sevostianova has more than 12 years of experience in IVF, dealing with the most difficult cases.
Except for Dr. Oksana, there are four fertility experts and three embryologists at Silk Medical. Your oocytes and embryos will be looked after by senior embryologist, Katerina Antipova, who has more than 10 years of experience.
You should not expect any language barrier or communication problems as the Silk Medical team speaks fluent English, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, and German.
Silk Medical Treatment Options
Silk Medical offers almost every fertility treatment available. The procedures are available to both national and international patients. Here is the list of what’s on offer:
- IUI (intrauterine insemination) and AID (artificial insemination with donor)
- Egg donation
- Donor sperm
- Embryo donation
- Assisted Hatching
- Embryo freezing
- Sperm freezing
- Egg freezing
- Embryo monitoring
- ROPA (Reciprocal IVF for same-sex female couples)
If you are planning to join the surrogacy program, contact the clinic for more details. Prior to the surrogacy program, the surrogate mother undergoes a mandatory examination to ensure that there are no contraindications for gestation.
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Cost of Treatments at Silk Medical
The first consultation at Silk Medical is free of charge (it is included in the price of the treatment). IUI (intrauterine insemination) with partner’s sperm (provided there are no contraindications for both patients) is available for EUR 300 and AID (artificial insemination with donor sperm) will cost you EUR 700.
IVF with Own Eggs
Own oocyte IVF cycle at Silk Medical starts from EUR 4,500. The package includes:
- hormonal stimulation with medication,
- sedation for the egg collection,
- egg retrieval,
- embryo cultivation,
- blastocyst transfer.
Silk Medical also offers other programs:
- Eco-lite with minimal stimulation for the price of EUR 2,150
- IVF in the natural cycle for EUR 1,430.
If you wish your embryos to be PGT-A tested, the cost is EUR 450 per embryo. Should your partner need to provide sperm sample, sperm freezing cost is EUR 250 and the cost of the egg freezing package is EUR 1,750. The cost of eggs, sperm or embryo storage per year is EUR 175. ICSI, embryo monitoring and extended culture to the blastocyst stage are always included in the price of the package.
If, after your IVF cycle there are any remaining embryos, you can have them vitrified for the cost of EUR 100 per cryotop. Then the frozen embryo transfer will cost you EUR 1,300.
If your fertility journey requires using oocytes from an egg donor, the egg donation package at Silk Medical starts from EUR 6,000. The program includes:
- follow-up consultations
- egg donor selection
- egg donor stimulation including medication
- egg donor remuneration
- donor egg retrieval
- embryo culture
- embryo freezing
- medication for embryo transfer for the recipient
- extended culture to the blastocyst stage
- embryo transfer
- vitrification of remaining embryos.
Silk Medical offers IVF programs with fresh and frozen donor eggs. Egg donors available at the clinic are women under 35, mentally and physically healthy, with pleasant appearance. All their donors have been examined and tested according to the legal requirements. The donor information available in the catalog describes their main phenotypic characteristics, as well as information on education, work, and marital status. Patients are free to choose a donor who best meets their requirements.
Egg sharing is also possible at Silk Medical and the package with shared eggs is more affordable than the standard egg donation cycle, but the total price will depend on the number of eggs to share.
ROPA – Reciprocal IVF
ROPA treatment for lesbian couples is allowed in Georgia. The ROPA package at Silk Medical starts from EUR 5,000.
Use our IVF Cost Calculator to help you calculate IVF costs.
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Silk Medical Success Rates 2022
The success rate for IVF with own eggs at Silk Medical has been 58% in 2022. If we look at the success rates per patient’s age, the numbers are as below:
- women under 35 – 65%
- women aged 35-40 – 57%
- women over 40 – 32%.
Almost all embryo transfers performed in the clinic in 2022 were frozen embryo transfers (FET) in order to guarantee the recipient is well prepared for the transfer. The success rate with frozen embryo transfers has been 69% and the success rate for embryo donation has been 68%.
You should know that 99% of embryo transfers at Silk Medical are performed with blastocysts. In some unique cases, there may be a recommendation from the embryologist to transfer an embryo on day 3, but it is mostly an exception. What is important, 99% of embryo transfers done at Silk Medical have been single embryo transfers, so the multiple birth rate has been 0%, this means there have ben no twins born to patients of this clinic.
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Silk Medical Statement
SILK Medical is a medical center that combined the latest medical knowledge, state-of-the-art equipment, and highly-qualified experts to offer a full range of fertility services. Our priority is to solve such delicate problem as infertility and to help you to plan your pregnancy in an atmosphere of comfort and trust in our experts. Convenient conditions, assistance, and support at every stage of treatment for the patients from all over the world are at your disposal.
In 2022, the patients who have been treated at Silk Medical had come from Germany (30%), China (20%), the USA (10%), the UK (20%), Scandinavian countries (10%), and France (10%).
You can comfortably fly to Tbilisi from London or other European cities. The best way to get from the Tbilisi International Airport to the clinic is by taxi or car. Silk Medical offers airport pickup, at no additional charge. Also, Reikartz Horizont Tbilisi, which is a Tbilisi-based hotel group, offers a 20% discount on accommodation to the patients of the clinic.