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Fertility Blog by Illume Fertility

Everything you need to know about reproductive health, fertility testing, fertility treatment (like IUI and IVF) and how to navigate fertility challenges.

Alexander Kucherov, MD, FACOG

Dr. Alexander Kucherov is double board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, where he researched recurrent pregnancy loss, male factor infertility, and improved birth outcomes with preimplantation genetic testing (PGT).

Infertility Awareness | Fertility Treatment | Patient Stories

By: Alexander Kucherov, MD, FACOG
April 28th, 2023

As a fertility specialist, I never expected to encounter my own roadblocks when my wife and I decided to grow our family. While it wasn't an easy journey, it allowed me to gain a new perspective on infertility that has given me even more compassion for my patients.

Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | Fertility Surgeries

By: Alexander Kucherov, MD, FACOG
March 29th, 2023

Is that your biological clock ticking? While egg freezing doesn't guarantee your future fertility, it does allow you to preserve your current egg quality and quantity, which can give you more family-building options when you decide you're ready to have children. So, how does egg freezing work? In this comprehensive guide, you'll learn what the process looks like from start to finish, how much egg freezing costs, and much more.