Dr. Joseph Garza has practiced fertility and reproductive endocrinology for more than 30 years in San Antonio. He is a pioneer in fertility care and an internationally renowned lecturer and instructor in advanced laser, reproductive surgical and microsurgical procedures. Part of his extensive surgical experience includes performing the first Gamete Intra-Fallopian Transfer (GIFT) procedure in private practice in San Antonio at the Nix Hospital in 1985, as well as the first, two-egg donor, In Vitro Fertilization case in Texas. He also performed the first robotic tubal reversal and robotic internal abdominal cerclage in the U.S.
The Advanced Fertility Center makes sure that language barriers don’t affect your experience and solutions in fertility planning with Spanish-speaking staff and physicians.
Full Pre- and Post-Operative Care
Our fertility treatments include unique pre- and post-operative care. We serve as your comprehensive provider, deliberately preparing you for any procedure and attentively pursuing your recovery.
Access to Exclusive Donor Facilities
The Advanced Fertility Center is the only fertility clinic in San Antonio with exclusive access to the Fairfax Egg Bank. This facility has one of the most comprehensive donor screening programs of any egg bank in the world, which translates into an expansive and dependable selection of donors. We also partner with 5 separate sperm banks, so you have access to an extensive pool of donors.
On-Site, State-of-the-Art Laboratory
The Advanced Fertility Center has the convenient advantage of being partnered with San Antonio IVF Laboratory. You can experience peace of mind with a highly trained fertility laboratory staff led by Thomas Turner and laboratory all under the same roof. Our adjacent lab allows us to carry out critical fertility procedures and receive faster feedback.
Patient Oriented Concierge Services
The Advanced Fertility Center extensively serves patients from the Texas region, Mexico, across the U.S. and even Europe. We understand comfort and accommodation needs while patients are away from home, and we offer concierge services for patients visiting from out of town. We offer hotel and dining referrals and refer supplemental wellness services to patients like acupuncture, nutritional counseling and couples therapy. We schedule appointments completely around patients’ schedules in order to make the fertility planning experience convenient and comfortable.
Reputable SART Recognition
The Advanced Fertility Center is a member in good standing with the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART).