Sharing His Dream Of Optimal Care
"When I set out to create a center devoted to treating infertility and helping couples achieve their dreams, I envisioned the ultimate combination of outstanding medical care and a human, caring touch. I'm proud of the family we've become and the countless families we've touched along the way."
Setting The Standards In Outstanding Results
"Our national-caliber results give patients the peace of mind that we're able to help them through their toughest struggles. The people I've hand-selected to staff our centers are committed to exceeding our patients' highest hopes."
A Leader In Fertility Medicine
"By sharing expertise with medical professionals around the globe, I'm proud to be making a difference in the treatment not just in the Midwest, but throughout the world."
Dr. Brasch lives in the Chicago Area with his wife Maryanne, and his 6 children, Hanah, Spencer, Maxwel, Lilian, Abigail, and Noa.
Tarun Jain, MD is a nationally recognized expert and leader in fertility treatments and health insurance coverage. He is a Harvard trained specialist who was formerly the Clinical IVF Director at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
Yelena Pasman is a Senior Embryologist and Laboratory Manager at Chicago IVF, with over 20 years of experience in the areas of Genetics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART).
Yelena Pasman received her doctoral degree in Europe and started her Clinical laboratory career in 1988 at Reproductive Genetics Institute (RGI) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where she received her training from the world's leading scientists.
Yelena Pasman assists the Chicago IVF Medical Director to oversee the Clinical Laboratory Regulatory Compliance Operation governed by the Illinois and Indiana Departments of Health and Regulation, College of American Pathologists (CAP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART).
Yelena Pasman is an active member of the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), American College of Embryology (ACE), and is eligible to receive ELD (ABB) Certification. For the past 11 years, Yelena focused largely on Preimplantation Genetics Screening and Quality Improvement in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Based on education, experience, and level of practice, Yelena received the Certificate of Embryologist (Level IV), EMB from the American College of Embryology (ACE). Through the years, Yelena provided training and support in all areas of Clinical Reproductive Laboratory Services to several medical centers in South America and USA.
Yelena Pasman's previous experience includes clinical laboratories set up and equipment validation, managing and consulting Reproductive Technology laboratories in USA and South America, in-house PGS implementation for aneuploidy, gender selection, chromosome translocations, and latest technology selection for single gene disorders testing using microarray and PCR techniques.
Yelena has performed well over 1000 IVF embryology cases and more than 300 PGS laboratory cases for chromosome abnormalities related to advanced maternal age and family balancing. Yelena is also a certified Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics, (CLS (CG), (NCA)) and CG (ASCP).
"I have been privileged to work with talented professionals in this constantly evolving field. I remain totally dedicated to our clinical laboratory services and will constantly strive for improvements and excellence in all laboratory areas related to Assisted Reproductive Technology."
Building Trust and Sharing Values
"I find it a tremendous strength and have enjoyed participating in the care of women through a wide range of areas surrounding reproductive health. I have educational training not only in infertility, but also with gynecology, obstetrics and genetic counseling. My experience and education in advanced practice nursing includes a background as both a clinical nurse specialist and a nurse practitioner. It has enabled me to provide excellent patient care, and also to share with our patients my significant dedication and commitment to counsel and educate patients regarding their personal health care."
Looking Forward To Expanding My Knowledge
"Chicago IVF bring so much hope and joy to so many couples. Being part of such a hard working team is very rewarding and motivating."
Nancy is a well-educated, nationally recognized Nurse Practitioner and has extensive knowledge in women's health. She provides excellent patient care, and fulfills patients needs and expectations in meeting their fertility goals.
Sharing The Value Of Experience
"I have over 25 years of experience in women's health, which includes labor and deliver, OB/GYN office nursing and as a Certified Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner in private practices."
Nancy is devoted to sharing the value of 25 years of experience by giving couples appropriate guidance and treatment plans.
My Work Is My Joy
"My mission in women's health is to enable women to take control of their health and fertility needs. Educating and counseling couples with realistic expectations and treatments allow them to take on an active role in their fertility plans."
"Becoming a parent is a very personal and emotional time of couples lives. It is critical that we give accurate assessments for success to couples and emotional support to make good informed decisions."
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