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Ur Vistahermosa

Ur Vistahermosa

0800 808 5242Avenida de Denia 103, Alicante, Alicante, 03015Spain
3.8 / 5  Very Good
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Opening Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 14:00
Sunday
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Popular Treatments

Fertility Specialist Consultation
Egg Donation
IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation
PGD - Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Embryo Donation
ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
Blastocyst Transfer
FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
Fertility Test
IVF with Donor Eggs
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About Ur Vistahermosa

The fertility clinic UR Vistahermosa is located in Alicante in Spain. This is a private clinic and was opened in 1983 and so has been established for a number of years.

UR Vistahermosa is a relatively busy IVF clinic. In 2016 it undertook 1316 treatment cycles of which 524 were donor egg cycles.  The clinic is located within the hospital Clínica Vistahermosa hospital which means that it has access to a wide range of departments and specialities if required.  There are 4 laboratories in the complex and 8 theatres with many recovery suites.

The clinic director is Dr. López Gálvez. He is the director of the Specialist University Course on Human Reproductive Biology at Universidad Miguel Hernández in Alicante.  He is involved in research and presents articles and publications at various conferences on assisted reproduction. There are eight doctors and five embryologists. The senior embryologist has 25 years’ experience and is ESHRE accredited.

There is an International Department which helps patients from abroad with advice on accommodation, travel and cost of all treatments. They can get in touch with your own gynaecologist before you come to Spain to coordinate your treatment.

The clinic focuses a great deal on quality and safety and is audited regularly. It has a number of accreditations including that of the National External Quality Control Programme of Assisted Reproduction Laboratories (CEIFER), Spanish External Quality Control Programme for Semen Analysis (CEIFER) as well as ISO accreditation ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001.

UR Vistahermosa Treatments

IVF/ ICSI
Egg donation
Donor sperm
Embryo donation
PGD/PGS
Assisted Hatching
Embryo freezing

Sperm/Egg freezing

Testicular biopsy

Time-Lapse Embryo Monitoring

MACS

EmbryoGlue

 

UR Vistahermosa Success Rates 2016

The egg donation clinical pregnancy rate with time-lapsed embryo monitoring was 75%. Without time-lapsed monitoring it was 67%.

The overall IVF (using own eggs) clinical pregnancy rate was 48.9%.

The clinic reports their results to the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF).

They prefer blastocyst transfer and 82% of transfers are done on day 5. All egg donation embryo transfers are blastocyst transfers. The multiple pregnancy rate was 18% with an average of 2 embryos transferred per embryo transfer.

We treat patients up to 50 years old.


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from 13 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Ur Vistahermosa

"To have a treatment here is really worth it"
5 50Reviewed 10 Jul 2018 Verified user.
Treatment Received: FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
Frozen embryo transfer. I had my second frozen embryo transfer. This is the third time I attend the Hospital UR Vistahermosa for treatment. I had my baby born in 2016 from 2 surplus embryos left from my first fresh egg donation and I finally transferred the other 2 left. Now I´m expecting to confirm again my pregnancy result.

To have a treatment here is really worth it.

This Hospital UR Vistahermosa is highly recommended for those who are looking for real success rates, good treatments and technologies advantages. We had our first egg donation in 2015 and 2 frozen transfer later I already have one baby and I´m expecting to know the pregnancy result of my last embryo transfer. All the hospital UR Vistahermosa staff are fantastic, very comprehensive and very helpful. They made us feel very confident and comfortable.
Total Amount Paid £714
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review avatarBev Leeds
"They were always very helpful and attentive from the first contact"
5 50Reviewed 06 Jul 2018 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
I am 43 years old and wanted to try again with my own eggs. After a very clarifying consultation with the doctor, I understood that I needed egg donation. The procedure was very fast, as they don´t have a waiting list for donors.

I recommend all those women who are frustrated because they don't achieve their pregnancy because this clinic is trustworthy, clear and very experience. The treatment I received was excellent. Very recommended.

My experience was very good with all the staff, as they were always very helpful and attentive from the first contact. During the consultation there, during the whole treatment answering all my concerns very quickly and of course during the embryo transfer. When I was pretty nervous they allowed me to take my time and performed a very pleasant embryo transfer.
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review avatarJoanne Spain
"I managed to fall pregnant twice and I’m very happy with the outcomes"
5 50Reviewed 03 Feb 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Embryo Donation
I received an embryo donation at this clinic. They were the most responsive and supportive clinic I contacted, so I decided to go with them. I managed to fall pregnant twice and I’m very happy with the outcomes.

The staff at the clinic are really professional and I was pleased with the facilities and the location. I paid the price that was listed on the website and had to return for follow-ups twice. I’m 100% satisfied with the results. I think they were fantastic and anyone considering this type of treatment should pay them a visit.
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Marrie Spain
"I am completely delighted"
4 50Reviewed 06 May 2017 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Fertility Specialist Consultation
I visited Ur Vistahermosa in Alicante twice within a year period for embryo adoption IVF. I was unable to use my own eggs due to my age. I did this as a single person. I answered a questionnaire and provided bloods and other necessary medical tests. Vistahermosa was fairly inexpensive for this procedure compared to some other Spanish IVF centres. The treatment process was fairly straightforward and the staff at the other end of email always gave prompt, polite and helpful replies. I asked for a Skype interview with the consultant which was arranged free of charge. I was able to purchase medications directly from the clinic for a very reasonable price (much cheaper than UK) and delivered to UK very promptly. A word of warning regarding the protocol instructions. It is important to take time reading and ensure you have the correct understanding as broken English translation of even just a word phrasing could lead to easy misinterpretations and the onus is on the patient to ensure a full understanding. You must order enough medications having done your own cycle calculations. Don't rely on the clinic to get this right for you, this is your responsibility. Also the booster injection does not come with English instructions. You can download an English PDF version online and take it to your GP or nurse.

After researching many options I chose Spain as I did not wish to have an egg donor but wanted to give life to existing embryos from a couple. Spain is one of the few countries offering this, as perhaps as a Catholic country it values the sanctity of human life- beginning at conception. You will be picked up from the airport by a taxi driver or a member of clinic staff and taken to your hotel. The clinic will give you a list of hotels in the area to choose from (you will get a discount at the hotel) if you do not wish to select your own hotel. You will then be picked up the following morning by the clinic staff and taken to clinic for a short half hour procedure. With waiting and travel time it takes only half a day (a morning) and you are back at your hotel to rest for a few hours. You are ready to fly home the following day or choose to spend some days in Spain. I would personally recommend this for relaxation and maximal chance of implantation, but no swimming or hot sun bathing. Overall a fabulous experience and for me a blessing to have my amazing and stunningly gorgeous twin girls now 9 months old and very healthy. They have my eye and hair colour and as I am half Italian have the same Mediterranean look as me, whether this was random, clever matching or epigenetics, no matter, I am completely delighted and cannot thank Ur Vistahermosa enough for assisting to make it possible for this miracle blessing to happen. I would definitely recommend this clinic.
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Spain
"Damn good"
5 50Reviewed 19 Mar 2017 Verified user. Review confirmed by email.
Treatment Received: Fertility Specialist Consultation
I'm a 46 year-old single woman. After a failed attempt last year using double donor through a UK fertility clinic I decided to look elsewhere for better treatment at a more affordable price. I researched lots of clinics, spoke to friends and friends of friends, and I always kept coming back to Ur Vistahermosa because of the reviews, friend recommendations and prices.
This clinic was by far a better experience with more to the treatment than I was offered previously such as an endometrial scratch (the previous clinic didn't even offer that so I was unaware of the benefits of the procedure!). I went through the usual hormone replacement cycle which was easy enough. Given that the clinic is in Spain I was unable to keep flying out so I went to a private London clinic (I live in London) that UrV work with for the endo scratch and pre transfer scan (at extra cost).
The donors (chosen by the clinic) managed to produce six wonderful blastocysts for me so this time I am able to freeze some for the future!! I am currently waiting for D-Day to tell me whether attempt no 2 has been successful. Fingers crossed :-).
Alicante is a wonderful city so my two visits there (the initial recce and then the transfer) were like mini breaks so the extra cost for those didn't seem a burden. Overall I still spent less than the whopping GBP7000 I spent last year!!

Can't recommend Ur Vistahermosa highly enough. Staffed by genuine, kind, honest and efficient people and doctors, this clinic is top quality. Its website is accurate. Itziar was excellent at translating for the doctor during our skype conversation and answered every email promptly. She is great: patient and caring :-). They can't perform miracles of course but they have a damn good try! Thank you Ur Vistahermosa.
Treated By: Itziar Total Amount Paid £5530
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Lisa UK
"Both the Dr and the translator were lovely and made me feel very comfortable"
4.5 50Reviewed 07 Oct 2016 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Fertility Specialist Consultation
I wanted some information on my options

Both the dr and the translator were lovely and made me feel very comfortable .
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Nicola Spain
"Excellent"
5 50Reviewed 06 Jun 2016 Verified user.
Treatment Received: Egg Donation
Egg Donation

I arrived to the clinic following sending of an email a few moments previously.I did not have an appointment .I was looking to speak with someone about egg recipient treatment. I was met and given all the information i required by a very nice lady , Iziar. The clinic followed up with a phone call to ensure i had met up with someone .
Excellent.
Treated By: Itziar
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Spain
"You will not find a better team to take you on your journey to parenthood"
5 50Reviewed 03 Feb 2016 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Embryo Donation,Egg Donation
I had embryo donation at the last minute as had planned egg donation due to age (42) but had no fertilised eggs by day 3 due to issue with partner's sperm. UR were amazing; organised the embryo donation right away so that there was no delay to my treatment and I was able to go ahead with the transfer on the planned date of 16 January 2016. Had 3 x day 5 frozen donated embryos transferred. Fantastic treatment, very personal and caring, clinic spotless and extremely professional yet friendly. Answered all questions thoroughly and always there to help. Best you could wish for in a very emotional and challenging time

We researched thoroughly many clinics all over Europe and Cyprus. We chose UR because they were the most responsive, informative, professional, helpful, supportive and caring from day 1! Never a delay in response to our many questions, always available to help and very caring. We were very impressed and continue to be by their consistent excellent service and ongoing support. Could not wish for better staff and excellent, spotlessly clean facilities. I would highly recommend this clinic to anyone considering treatment. They are excellent in every way and great value for money. Thank you so much to each member of the team as every one of you has been fantastic throughout this very emotional time. The clinic was very patient when my bank transfer payment was delayed by my bank. They remained very helpful and patient with our many, many questions. They responded super fast every time we contacted them. They made us feel very confident and well looked after and they really do care about each patient. Their language skills are excellent so you have nothing to worry about there. Our egg donor had given eggs successfully twice before. UR successfully gathered 8 healthy eggs from her for our cycle. They kept us fully informed throughout the whole process. Very sadly, only 2 eggs fertilised due to an undiagnosed issue with my partner's sperm (Spermogram done in France not at the clinic). We were devastated when we found out and UR sent a taxi to pick us up and meet with the doctors to understand more straight away. They arranged taxis to/from the clinic from our accommodation for all of our visits free of charge) Very sadly we ended up with no embryos to transfer by day 3. However the clinic explained all of our options very clearly and organised donated frozen embryo transfer with donor matches right away so we could proceed with a transfer on the planned date. Since my return home they have been super supportive and caring. I cannot think of one negative thing to say about them, only go for it, you will not find a better team to take you on your journey to parenthood. I even received personal congratulations from them individually when I got my positive result. Early days yet but hopeful. Simply, the best!!!
Total Amount Paid £6065
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review avatarJane COUSSAC BONNEVAL
"Happy with the result."
4 50Reviewed 28 May 2015 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Fertility Specialist Consultation
I was very surprised with the personal care. I always had quick replies and good information. The prices are competitive and all the staff is friendly staff. Everything is very clean. Happy with the result.
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Sarah UK
"I hardly recommend this Clinic to everyone"
4 50Reviewed 28 May 2015 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Egg Donation,FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
Egg Donor, FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer

We had a wonderful treatment. I was a bit nervous because we did an egg donation before in other clinic an it was negative, but here they helped me going through the process, it was easy. The medication was easy. We are now waiting for our results...
Everyone in the Clinic Vistahermosa treated us so kindly and helped us with everything, from the first consultation and still after the embryo trasnfer. When we went for the embryo transfer, everyone was so nice which gave us the calm that we needed. I hardly recommend this Clinic to everyone
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Accreditations

  • SEF - Sociedad Española De Fertilidad (Spain) 
  • ESHRE - European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (International) 
  • ISO Certification - International Organization for Standardization (International) 
  • Consejería De Sanidad De La Comunidad Valenciana (Spain) 

Provides

Fertility

Premises

ParkingAccessible to disabled peoplePublic transport accessWheelchair accessible toiletAccess without stepsDisabled parkingPatient bathroomWireless accessOn-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Emergency serviceText message remindersOpen 24 hoursOpen weekends

Travel Services

International travelLocal travel - No costLocal accommodationTranslation servicesLocal guideTours and vacation servicesPick up service from hotel - No costPick up service from airport - No cost

Languages spoken

DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianRussianSpanish

Fertility

 
Blastocyst Transfer
We transfer at blastocyst stage as standard and it has no cost for the patient.

We can use Embryoscope to improve the selection of embryos before the transfer.

 
Egg Donation
 
Embryo Donation
 
Fertility Specialist Consultation
 
Fertility Test
 
FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer
 
ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
 
IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation
 
IVF with Donor Eggs
 
Shared Motherhood - ROPA technique
 
PGD - Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
 
PGS - Preimplantation Genetic Screening
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Insurance

Private Patients WelcomeEuropean Health Insurance Card

Dr José Jesús López Gálvez

Job Title:
  Doctor
Specialisations:
  Fertility Medicine, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Languages:
  Spanish
Biography:

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the .

 

MIR

 

Specialist

Gynecology

Elche and

 

Director of the Reproduction Unit at Clínica Vistahermosa.

 

Director of the Course on Human Reproductive Biology at Universidad Miguel Hernández,

 

Director of the Special Lecture Programme on Reproductive Biomedicine from Universidad Miguel Hernández,

 

Managing Director of the Reproduction Unit Group with centres in: , Almería, Denia, , , .

 

Contributing member of the Operative Research Centre at the Universidad Miguel Hernández, and the

 

Presentation of articles, publications and talks at Congresses on Assisted Reproduction, and Gynecology.

 

Organizer of numerous courses and congresses on Reproduction and Gynecology.

 

 

Member of Scientific Associations:

Spanish Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Spanish Fertility Society

Section of the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Spanish Association

Andrology.

Mrs Salomé López Garrido

Job Title:
  International Patient Coordinator
Languages:
  English, French, German, Spanish
Biography:

Degree in Translation and Interpretation.

 

Interpreter

of English granted by the Spanish Ministry of

 

Master's

in International Business Management from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICAI-ICADE). Thesis: Internacionalización de la empresa (

 

Master's

in English for Specific Purposes and Business Studies from the . Thesis: Terminología en Reproducción Asistida. (Assisted Reproduction Terminology).

 

Director of International Department, Reproduction Unit of Clínica Vistahermosa.

 

 

Since November, 2011, she has been working on her PhD dissertation, a linguistics research project: Estudio de la formación léxico en el ámbito de traducción comercial. (Study on lexical word formation in the medical field. Business translation function).

 

Languages: Spanish, English, German.

Miss Mercedes Ruiz

Job Title:
  International Patient Coordinator
Languages:
  English, German, Spanish
Biography:

Degree in German Translation and Interpretation. .

 

Translator-Interpreter

of German granted by the Spanish Ministry of

 

Specialist in E-Marketing and Social Media Business Ventures.

 

Languages: Spanish, English and German.

 

 


Mrs Itziar Larrauri Vicens

Job Title:
  International Patient Coordinator
Languages:
  English, German
Biography:

Diploma in Business and Tourism.

 

Specialist in Hotel and Apartment Quality Systems.

 

Specialist in Customer Service and Quality.

 

Specialist in E-Marketing and Social Media Business Ventures.

 

Languages: Spanish, English and German.

Dr Manuel Lloret Ferrandiz

Job Title:
  Doctor
Specialisations:
  Fertility Medicine
Languages:
  English
Biography:

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the .

 

MIR

 

Specialist

Gynecology

Elche ().

 

Specialist in

 

Head of the Gynecology Department of the Reproduction Unit at Clínica Vistahermosa.

 

Associate professor at the Gynecology Department of the Faculty of Medicine, , from the academic year 86-87 to 96-97.

 

Honorary Fellow of the Department

 

Professor of the University Specialist Course in Human Reproductive Biology at Universidad Miguel Hernández, .

 

Member of Scientific Associations:

Spanish Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Spanish Fertility Society

Section of the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

 

Presentation of articles, publications and talks at Congresses on Assisted Reproduction and Gynecology.

 

 

Organizer of numerous courses and congresses on Reproduction and Gynecology.

 

0800 808 5242Avenida de Denia 103, Alicante, Alicante, 03015Spain