About Columbia Fertility Associates

About Columbia Fertility Associates

Established in 1978, Columbia Fertility Associates is a premier fertility clinic on the east coast. With three convenient locations in Washington, DC; Bethesda, Maryland; and Arlington, Virginia, patients have advanced options for getting the fertility care services they need.

The team of professional and skilled physicians, nurses, and coordinators are highly trained reproductive specialists. They recognize the special needs of patients struggling with infertility and strive to provide innovative medical solutions with personalized patient-centric care.

Since the incorporation of the clinic’s state-of-the-art laboratory in 2003, patients can now get all of their diagnostic and medical needs met under one roof. Plus, because Columbia Fertility Associates is consistently ranked among the top fertility centers in the country, patients can feel confident that the team has everything they need to help patients with the most complex of infertility issues.

Not only do they offer the most advanced in-vitro fertilization (IVF) program, the team also specializes in frozen or thawed embryo transfer, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and assisted hatching, to name a few options. They have both an egg donor and a sperm donor program, too.

The team at Columbia Fertility Associates offer flexible scheduling for patients who want to get started on the conception process or patients who just want to learn about their options. Patients can even come to the clinic for second opinions. The team welcomes new and existing patients to the practice.

Columbia Fertility Associates peaks Languages spoken practice: French, Spanish, Urdu, French Creole, Arabic, Mandarin, and of course English.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "I saw Dr. Rafat Abbasi at the bethesda office and am now pregnant with twins through embryo adoption. Great experience, wonderful communication and success!"

    Shay L.
  • Google

    "We give Dr. Abassi and her team at the Bethesda Office of Columbia Fertility our highest recommendation without reservation[...]"

    Eric G.
  • Google

    "We are now in our second trimester for our first child and I thank Dr. Butler for this. The staff at Columbia Fertility is also amazing."

    Amy J.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Sarhan is simply fantastic. My experience with the Arlington CFA team has been great. Because they are small, they were adaptive to my individual issues[...]"

    Atiya M.
  • Yelp

    "Overall, I would absolutely recommend CFA to anyone struggling with infertility and would return there myself if I needed to."

    Lisa K.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Sarhan explained the process, the risks, everything with knowledge, warmth, and compassion. Her bedside manner is impeccable."

    Ella T.
  • Yelp

    "There are not enough stars to rate Dr. Sacks. [...]he cares about his patients, has a big heart and treats you with respect."

    Sarha T.
  • Yelp

    "[...]I'm happy to say I'm expecting my first child in December at age 40! My other friend had her first child at 40 who went to CFA[...]"

    Tamika J.
  • Yelp

    "We now have two children by IVF thanks to Dr. Sacks and his staff. We have referred other couples to CFA who have also been successful."

    Brad K.