Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute

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Genetic counseling is not offered: Not OfferedAcupuncture is not offered: Not OfferedMental health counseling is not offered: Not OfferedNutrition counseling is not offered: Not OfferedAdministration of shots: OfferedCoordinating at-home nursing is not offered: Not OfferedSelling medication is not offered: Not OfferedProviding backup medication is not offered: Not Offered
Honolulu
1319 Punahou Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
808-946-2226
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 1Don't recommend: 17
2 assessments
  • 50% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 0% Neutral (7-8)
  • 50% Don't recommend (0-6)
Operations
Poorly operated
Operated well
Scheduling
Difficult scheduling
Easy scheduling
Billing Department
Incompetent billing dept.
Competent billing dept.
Nursing Team
Poor nursing team
Excellent nursing team
Attention to Detail
Low attention to detail
High attention to detail
2013 CDC Success Rates
Live births per fresh IVF cycle by age range
10%
20%
30%
40%
50%
60%
<35
35-37
38-40
41-42
43-44
This Clinic
National Average
Annual Cycles for this Clinic
483
Annual Cycles National Avg.
344
2 assessments
5
Age
32 - 34
Treated
2012 - 2014
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor
5
Most experienced in the state. However, we felt like a number in the clinic [Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute]. Despite numerous cycles in the clinic, staff did not readily know us by name, without first looking at our chart....He has great bedside manner and is compassionate. He didn't explain procedures to us, what to expect, etc. His descriptions were always very brief and not informative. Our course of treatments were never discussed in detail beforehand. For example, he mentioned trying IUI first with us, but did not explain why, possible statistics, etc.
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Age
32 - 34
Treated
2012 - 2014
Success with this Doc
No
Race
East Asian
Income
Occupation
Accountant
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 3 Docs
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Endometriosis, Male Factor
5
Describe your experience with Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute.
Most experienced in the state. However, we felt like a number in the clinic. Despite numerous cycles in the clinic, staff did not readily know us by name, without first looking at our chart.
During treatment, did you feel like you were treated like a number or a human?
He is compassionate with great bedside manner.
What specific things went wrong at this clinic?
  • Failed to convey critical information
How was your experience with Thomas Kosasa?
He has great bedside manner and is compassionate. He didn't explain procedures to us, what to expect, etc. His descriptions were always very brief and not informative. Our course of treatments were never discussed in detail beforehand. For example, he mentioned trying IUI first with us, but did not explain why, possible statistics, etc.
What one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Thomas Kosasa?
Do research and come prepared with questions. We went in without researching what we should have been asking, expecting he would provide information first.
Describe the protocols Thomas Kosasa used in your cycles and their degree of success.
We had a long agonist protocol, first starting off with birth control and Lupron. Menopur and Follistim were added. They produced 12 follicles. There was no rationale nor explanation given to us for using them. We showed up to our injection lesson and were told what medications we would be on, how to administer, etc. This was never discussed prior, e.g. during the consultation.
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Doctor
Thomas Kosasa
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
5
Clinic
Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute
Honolulu
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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9
Age
31 - 36
Treated
2010 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
PCOS
9
He [Dr. Kosasa at Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute] took time to speak with me every time about the procedure. Did not make me feel like I couldn't have a baby....He was trustworthy with his diagnosis.
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Age
31 - 36
Treated
2010 - 2015
Success with this Doc
No
Race
Other
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Teacher
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1st of 2 Docs
Treatment
4 IUI
Diagnosis
PCOS
9
During treatment, did you feel like you were treated like a number or a human?
He took time to speak with me every time about the procedure. Did not make me feel like I couldn't have a baby.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Friendly and very helpful
How was your experience with Thomas Kosasa?
He was trustworthy with his diagnosis.
8
Doctor
Thomas Kosasa
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
9
Clinic
Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute
Honolulu
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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