About RBA

Breakthroughs and Beginnings

Since inception, we’ve remained steadfast in our commitment to the development of revolutionary techniques to enhance pregnancy outcomes.

We've led the fertility field in many pivotal firsts.

  • First IVF program in Georgia

  • First practice in the state to produce an IVF birth

  • First on the East Coast to achieve pregnancy from a frozen embryo

  • First in the Western Hemisphere to report a birth from frozen donor eggs

Our History

  1. RBA established as Georgia’s first IVF program

  2. RBA produces Georgia’s first IVF birth.

  3. A pregnancy from a frozen embryo
    RBA is one of the first three IVF programs in the United States, the first on the East Coast, to achieve a pregnancy from a frozen embryo.

  4. First IVF birth in the world using partial zona dissection or PZD
    RBA was the first IVF program in the world to report a baby born with the aid of a micromanipulation technique known as partial zona dissection or PZD.

    100th IVF Baby

  5. 300th IVF Birth

    One of the first IVF centres with testicular sperm aspiration success
    RBA was one of the first IVF centers in the U.S. to report success with sperm retrieved through testicular sperm aspiration (MESA/TESE).

  6. First birth in Georgia using a gestational carrier
    RBA reported the first birth in Georgia using a gestational carrier.

    First anonymous egg donation program in Georgia
    RBA established the first anonymous oocyte (egg) donation program in Georgia. Today, the program is one of the largest in the Southeast.

  7. First U.S. birth through intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
    RBA became the first IVF program in the U.S. to achieve a pregnancy and birth through intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

  8. First U.S. pregnancy with the aid of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
    RBA was the first IVF program in the Southeast to achieve a pregnancy with the aid of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).

  9. First births from frozen donor eggs
    RBA reported the first births in the Western Hemisphere from frozen donor eggs.

  10. First U.S. clinic to introduce Lysed Cell Removal
    RBA was the first clinic in the U.S. to introduce Lysed Cell Removal, an IVF technique which contributes to increased frozen pregnancy rates.

  11. First clinic to utilize PGD on frozen thawed embryos
    RBA was the first clinic in the world, to utilize PGD on frozen thawed embryos, both on live and lysed cells.

  12. Routine aneuploidy screening
    RBA introduced routine aneuploidy screening in young (<35 years) infertile patients, both for diagnostic and treatment purposes.

    RBA develops highly successful Egg Vitrification (freezing technique).
    We started to perform vitrification in 2005 – experimentally. We introduced vitrification to the clinical routine in 2006 (for donor egg cryopreservation), and in 2007 started to use vitrification also for embryo cryopreservation.

  13. Fertility Preservation Services
    RBA began offering Fertility Preservation Services for women up the age of 38 who desire to freeze their eggs. Pregnancy success rates are age-dependent and equal to our current fresh cycle pregnancy rates.

  14. The World’s Largest Frozen Donor Egg Bank
    RBA creates World’s Largest Frozen Donor Egg Bank.

  15. 30 Years and 30 Thousand Babies!!!
    RBA celebrates 30 Years and 30 Thousand Babies at the Atlanta zoo

Expertise That Counts

Our combined 200+ years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of fertility challenges has afforded us more than just superior clinical expertise; it’s also allowed us to develop a groundbreaking approach to caring for our patients.

Our Focus is You

We are proud of all we have achieved, but we’re most excited about what we can help you achieve. RBA is structured to serve you and your needs. All aspiring parents can select their physicians and their location at RBA. Most important of all, you have a team that’s dedicated to providing you with the most efficient clinical pathway to pregnancy, along with the most efficient financial solutions to make it possible.

We never forget that our job is the same as it was when we met our first patient in 1983: To help create families. And as far as we’re concerned, there’s no greater goal—or achievement—than that.

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RBA Doctors & Specialists

As a patient of Reproductive Biology Associates, you get to choose the fertility doctor that’s the right match for your needs.

When it comes to building your family, there’s no one who will have quite as much influence as your physician. Each member of our practice is an OB/GYN, reproductive endocrinologist and surgeon, as well as a fertility specialist. As an aspiring parent, you get to choose a doctor that will match your needs, your personality, and your plans.

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