Our Practice

Our practice strives to provide the highest quality medical care delivered with compassion and sensitivity. We are committed to knowing each of our patients and their individual health needs, something so difficult to obtain in today's medical environment. We welcome you to the Fertility Center and will devote ourselves to helping you build a family.

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Our Address & Map

We are located in the Tenth Street Medical Building at 1450 Tenth Street in Santa Monica, CA, near the corner of 10th Street and Broadway. Our suite is on the fourth floor, Suite 404. Parking is available in the building. Our telephone number is (310) 451-8144.


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Our office has been set up with your care and comfort in mind. Every effort has been made to take care of your medical needs conveniently and comfortably. Please remember that we are always available to hear any concerns or questions you may have. We appreciate the trust you have placed in us.

Nurse Practitioners

We are pleased to have certified nurse practitioners as an integral part of our health care team. These highly trained health care providers are available for most problems that can be cared for in the office including annual check-ups, breast exams, menopause counseling, contraceptive counseling and vaginal or bladder infections. In addition, our nurse practitioners have special expertise and certification in fertility treatment and menopause. Appointments with the nurse practitioner are available during regular office hours and Saturday mornings.

Barbara Jones, R.N., Certified Nurse Practitioner, has been a Nurse Practitioner for 20 years. Barbara graduated from the Harbor UCLA Nurse Practitioner Program in 1988 and began her career in Women's Health in a private practice in the South Bay. Because of her interest and initiative in the area of infertility, she began specialized training in infertility and acquired certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Prior to joining our practice, Barbara was Program Coordinator of the Infertility Program at UCLA Medical Center.

Roberta Yates, RN, Certified Nurse Practitioner has recently joined our practice. She has 20 years experience as a Gynecology Nurse practitioner as well as extra training and certification in colposcopy (evaluation of abnormal pap smears). She is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer as well. She is the newest member of the Urogynecology team. Roberta has extensive clinical experience and will be available to see patients during the week as well as on Saturday mornings.

Our Office Manager

Jeanne Sakamoto manages our office and is in charge of procedure and surgery scheduling. She is compassionate and available to discuss any details about your surgery or procedure scheduling, insurance pre-approval, or any concerns that may arise during your care with us.

Fees

Full payment for all services and laboratory fees is expected at the time of each visit. We accept cash, check, or credit card. At the end of your appointment, we will give you our office visit form that you may submit with a claim form supplied by your insurance company. The insurance company will then reimburse you directly. We will bill insurance companies for surgery fees, office procedures and our hospital visits.

Our office manager is available to help you with any questions or concerns regarding authorization and insurance issues. She has extensive experience and knowledge in these areas and is the best person in the office to assist you. The direct dial number is (310) 394-3690.

Change of Address and Phone

Please keep us up to date about any changes you have made in your address or phone numbers. We will then be able to inform when you are due for a check-up. If you have changed insurance companies or place of employment, please let us know so that we may update our files.