Carolinas Fertility Institute Receives “Center of Excellence” Designation from Optum

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Carolinas Fertility Institute Receives “Center of Excellence” Designation from Optum

Those Insured by United HealthCare Can Now Choose CFI

United Healthcare patients who are required to visit a Center of Excellence can now choose Carolinas Fertility Institute (CFI) for their fertility needs. CFI is proud to announce that they have been added to the Centers of Excellence network by Optum. The Centers of Excellence network was developed to provide patient access to clinically superior, cost-effective health care.

In fact, developed in 1986, the Center of Excellence network has grown to be the largest network of its kind in the world. Today, the network offers products and services that promote safe, successful and cost-effective treatment options for many complex medical conditions including infertility.

Each year, Optum conducts a thorough evaluation process of medical centers throughout the country. They invite only the most experienced and statistically successful health care providers to be part of their Centers of Excellence networks. CFI is honored to be a part of this exclusive network and looks forward to providing exceptional care to patients who were unaccessible in the past.

Carolinas Fertility Institute is an infertility clinic with offices in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Charlotte. The practice specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of infertility. CFI provides advanced reproductive technologies in a comforting, supportive environment to give patients the personal care they deserve.

CFI has been delighting patients since their opening in March 2015, specializing in highly-personalized treatment and resulting in many first-cycle pregnancies. We invite you to review CFI’s success rates as reported to SART.

The practice accepts most insurance plans and offers a range of options for self-pay patients, including IVF, Donor egg IVF and Fertility Preservation. Patients interested in obtaining additional information about Carolinas Fertility Institute and our services may call 336 448 9100 or visit us at


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