Dr. Senai Aksoy – IVF Turkey

Dr. Senai Aksoy - IVF Turkey
Dr. Senai Aksoy – IVF Turkey

Dr Senai Aksoy – IVF Turkey

Dr. Senai Aksoy IVF Turkey, Medical Director of Art Fertility Center and co-founder of the IVF unit of the American Hospital in Istanbul, is a renowned expert in the field of  infertility and assisted reproductive technologies. Over the last 25 years he has been influential in the births of more than 10,000 IVF babies and Cost of IVF in Turkey.

After graduating from the University of Cerrahpasa School of Medicine in 1985, he completed his residency in France at the University of Franche-Comte, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He has been working as a gynecologist and obstetrician since 1993.

While continuing to work in France until 1994, Dr. Senai Aksoy obtained ‘Gynecologic Laparoscopical Surgery’ diploma from the University of Clermont Ferrand and ‘Gynecological and Obstetrical Ultrasound’ diploma from the University of Strasbourg Louis Pasteur.

After obtaining ‘Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility’ diploma from the University of Paris Rene Descart, he returned to Turkey and he was a member of the ‘IVF and Infertility’ team at the Ankara Sevgi Hospital, which was the team to first use the ‘Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection’ (ICSI) technique in Turkey, Cost of IVF in Turkey.

In 1995 he became a member of the founding team of the IVF Department  at the American Hospital, Istanbul. In 1998 he established his private practice; Art Fertility Center.

Currently he is on the medical team of the IVF unit of the American Hospital in Istanbul and medical director of Art Fertility Center.

Dr. Senai Aksoy IVF Turkey is an outstanding physician that his patients find to be very compassionate, who makes sure that they have the most-cutting edge fertility treatments and that they feel comfortable throughout the entire process. He serves his patients with knowledge and experience gained from his almost three decades in the field of reproductive medicine, Cost of IVF in Turkey.

More than 60% of the couples seeking treatment by Dr. Senai Aksoy have previously experienced numerous IVF failures and a lot of patients travel from out of Turkey or Istanbul for treatment by him.

Dr. Senai Aksoy has more than 100 scientific papers and abstracts to his credit.

IVF with Dr Senai AKSOY in Istanbul

Success Rates : Dr. Senai Aksoy IVF Turkey

Success Dr. Senai Aksoy IVF Turkey of IVF largely depends on woman’s age and her ovarian reserve. The presence of previous failed IVF/ICSI attempts also is an indicator.

IVF is most successful in women who are younger than 35 years of age. In this age group pregnancy rates may be as high as 40% with a single embryo transfer and 55% with a double embryo transfer.

However, pregnancy rates start to decline after 35 and more so after 39. Theoretically a chance of conception beyond the age 45 is zero.

The graphic below displays the clinical pregnancy rate (ultrasound visible pregnancy sac) per embryo transfer in the American Hospital of Istanbul.

As can be seen in this graphic, our clinical pregnancy rate per embryo transfer is approximately 60% at age 24, 47% at age 30 and 40% at age 35. 

Clinical Pregnancy Rates per embryo transfer according to woman’s age

Cost of IVF in Turkey

ART Fertility Center offers state of the art technology in IVF and pregnancy rates equivalent to the most successful centers around the globe combined with lower costs.

IVF with Dr Senai AKSOY in Istanbul

Basic IVF price starts from 3200 US Dollars which includes:

  • Medication
  • Controlled Ovarian Stimulation
  • Ultrasound examinations
  • Egg Retrieval
  • General Anesthesia (Sedation)
  • Fertilization (IVF or ICSI)
  • Assisted Laser Hatching, embryoscope and embryo glue
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Follow-up and consultation of results of the treatment
  • Azoospermia treatment

If PGD or TESA/TESE are required, they are not included in this price.

Cost of freezing of extra, good quality embros is 500 US Dollars (incluiding one year storage cost)

Pre IVF testing for female and male :

These tests are made before IVF treatment:


Complete Blood CountRubella IgG, IgMFasting GlucoseFSH, LH
Folic AcidHBSAg, AntiHBSCreatininEstradiol
Vitamin B12HCV, HIVBUNProlactin
 Toxoplasma IgG, IgMASTT3
 Antikardiolipin IgG, IgM T4
 Chlamydia IgG, IgM AMH
Pre IVF Testing for female


Anti HBS
Anti HCV
Chlamydia IgG, IgM
Semen analysis
Pre IVF Testing for Male

Reasons for Cancellation of Treatment

Your treatment may be cancelled for several reasons:

1. The ovaries may respond inadequately and the treatment is cancelled prior to egg retrieval.

2. Despite the presence of follicles no eggs may be retrieved. The reason for this is two-fold. The follicles may contain no eggs (empty follicle syndrome). This is seen in < 1% of the patients. The follicles may prematurely rupture prior to egg retrieval procedure. This is seen in 3-5% of the patients depending on the stimulation protocol.

3. The eggs may not fertilize. This is very rare in the microinjection era. However in approximately 2-5% of the patients no fertilization may be seen due to abnormal eggs.

4. Fertilized eggs may not cleave. This is also very rare and due to abnormal eggs.

5. Azospermic husband may not yield spermatozoa to needle aspiration or open biopsy. In this case the treatment is cancelled prior to egg retrieval.

6. No normal embryos if PGD is performed. In this case embryo transfer is not performed.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a procedure whereby a single cell is removed from the embryo on day 3 to perform genetic testing.  PGD can detect certain chromosomal abnormalities (i.e. trisomies, monosomies, translocations, etc.) and single gene defects (i.e. thalassemia, fragile X syndrome, etc.) and can also be performed for HLA typing.

Sperm Retrieval in Azoospermic Subjects (TESE/TESA)

In men who have no spermatozoa in the ejaculate, sperm need to be retrieved either form the epididymis or the testes. When the etiology of azoospermia is obstructive (blockage to the canals bringing the spermatozoa from the testes to the ejaculate) sperm can be retrieved from the epididymis using a needle aspiration technique. (TESA)

In men with azoospermia due to defective sperm production, sperm can be obtained from the testes usually with an open surgical procedure (TESE). Both procedures are performed under general anesthesia.

While sperm can be retrieved in almost 100% of subjects with obstructive azoospermia, only 40-50% of the subjects with nonobstructive azoospermia will yield viable spermatozoa.

Azoospermia may be associated with certain genetic disorders. There may be mutations in the cyctic fibrosis gene in men with obstructive azoospermia. Chromosomal abnormalities and Y-chromosome microdeletions may be associated with nonobstructive azoospermia. It is advised that genetic testing be undertaken in all men with azoospermia.

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