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    In the Rotunda Private Clinic, on the grounds of the Rotunda Hospital.  He operates in the Rotunda Hospital, Bon Secours Hospital and Mater Private Hospital in Dublin.

     

    Dr Mocanu reads and prioritises all letters. You can get an appointment at early as the first clinic.

    A private appointment with Dr Mocanu is a fee-paying consultation. You will be seen by Dr Mocanu for all your visits and surgical procedures.

    When the referral letter is received or contact made, the appointment date and details will be forwarded to you by post. An email can also be used if more convenient to you. Please specify your preferred means of communication with you. It is essential that you confirm the attendance.

    A referral letter from your GP/ Consultant is ideal. You can self-refer, if you desire. Please bring the results of all your investigations at your first visit.  A semen analysis is compulsory in order to reach a diagnosis and offer advice.  Please book online at here

    The result can be posted to you and will be forwarded to Dr. Mocanu for discussion at the time of your visit.

    Please ensure both partners attend the appointment. Please read the Your First Visit page.

    The male partner should have a semen analysis done.  Please book the semen test online here 

    The result can be posted to you and will be forwarded to Dr Mocanu for discussion at the time of your visit. For the female partner a set of tests to include: Rubella immunity check, smear test, hormonal measurements (Day 3 to 5 FSH, LH, Oestradiol, TSH and T4 and "day 21" progesterone).

    Please ask you doctor to forward the results of all your tests performed to date. Any correspondence that is relevant should also be sent. If you had treatment elsewhere please ensure that you bring copies of charts and full details for the consultation with Dr. Mocanu.

    Please do a sperm test before seeing Dr Mocanu.  He recommends you book the test online here 

    He receives the result and will discuss the findings at the time of your consultation with him.  A copy can be given to you at the time of visit.

    Please book online here 

    The result can be posted to you and will be forwarded to Dr. Mocanu for discussion at the time of your visit.

    A full hormonal profile for the female: Ovarian reserve testing (AMH), Day 3 to 5 FSH, LH, Oestradiol, TSH and T4 and “day 21” progesterone as well as a Rubella immunity test.  From the male, a semen analysis is required.  This can be organised before the visit.  Please book online at here and request a sperm friendly condom by email.  The result can be posted to you and will be forwarded to Dr Mocanu for discussion at the time of your subsequent visit.

    A full list of blood test costs can be found under Professional Fees.

    Yes, an AMH level is performed and interpreted routinely.

    It is very important that both partners are present for this consultation. A full history, interpretation of results, discussion of next steps and recommended procedures will take place. If needed, a transvaginal ultrasound scan will also be performed. You will receive detailed advice. The consultation duration could be anything between 20 to 60 minutes. Please allow 3 hours for your visit.

    Dr Mocanu aims to reach a diagnosis as quickly as possible. If the results of recommended investigations are at hand one first visit might suffice, otherwise, 2 or sometimes 3 visits are required.  This is why it is important to organise a semen analysis beforehand.  Please book online at here and request a sperm friendly condom by email.  The result can be posted to you and will be forwarded to Dr Mocanu for discussion at the time of your visit.

    Return visits can be booked upon leaving after your initial consultation. There is no waiting list for return visits.

    If the test needs to be performed on a Saturday please do it on Friday, and similarly do the test on Monday if day 3 falls on the Sunday.

    All test results will be discussed at your first visit, if available or at your subsequent visit if done during your first visit with Dr Mocanu.

    A nurse is available during Clinic hours: Wednesday 2pm-5pm, Thursday 9am-12noon.

    If you have not seen Dr Mocanu for more than 12 months a full set of investigations are normally performed. You can organise an appointment to discuss next steps.

    Receipts are issued for all money received for medical services. Please keep all receipts as no duplicates are provided.

    Please confirm acceptance of the appointment either by calling (01 8742115) or email . You will receive a text message a few days before your visit is due, to confirm.

    Please contact 01 8742115 to organise a different appointment date and time.

    If you wish to cancel an appointment or you wish to organise a new appointment please ring 01 8742115. Dr. Mocanu asks that you let him know the reason for cancelling an appointment.

     

    All aspects of male and female infertility, recurrent miscarriage (more than 3), polycystic ovarian disease, endometriosis, fibroids, tubal disease, fertility and cancer.

    Please see Professional Fees.

    Yes, you can attend for a formal visit in order to understand the test and organise it or organise a suitable date through his secretary at 01 8742115 or dmartin@rotunda.ie.

    Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) is taken from day 2 to day 6 of cycle only.

    Nolvadex is taken from day 1 to day 5 of cycle.

    If you period is late starting, please visit your GP to verify if you are pregnant. If not pregnant please ring the office during clinic hours and a prescription to induce a bleed can be forwarded to you.

    Days 10, 11, 12 or 13 of the cycle in which you took the tablets.

     

    No, as this is a transvaginal (internal) scan. You need an empty bladder.

    He will normally organise a scan for you in his Office in Morrison Chambers. 

     

     

    Congratulations, this is superb news. First step is to confirm the pregnancy with your GP and explore together the maternity care and obstetrician of your choice. If you wish, you can attend Dr Mocanu for a scan at 7 weeks gestation.  Please contact his secretary Darina on 018742115 or dmartin@rotunda.ie for an appointment.

    Yes, he is specifically trained in advanced procedures like IUI, IVF, ICSI, testicular biopsy, oncology cryopreservation and preimplantation diagnosis. 

    He performs mainly minimal invasive surgery as described in Surgery.

    Of course, you will need to attend for a formal visit in order to understand the surgery, discuss indications, risks and sign consents.  Please contact his secretary on 01 874 2115 or dmartin@rotunda.ie.

     

    Please contact Dr Mocanu for a precise date and location for surgery.

    Please ensure you are not pregnant when attending for surgery. If you were given an appointment for surgery please use protection that month so that you cannot be pregnant at time of surgery.

    Both the laparoscopy and hysteroscopy are day cases. You will be attending early in the morning and be discharged late in the afternoon. If a laparotomy (open surgery for fibroids) is planned you must attend the hospital the night before and hospital stay will be on average 5 nights.

    Dr Mocanu performs the surgery himself.

    If you have no medical insurance the cost of surgery will be discussed at the time of the consultation.

    If you have medical insurance it will cover the hospital costs, anaesthetic fees and part of Dr Mocanu's Professional Fees.

    Dr Mocanu is a part-participant Consultant. The surgery cost depends on the complexity of the surgery he will perform. The fee difference will be discussed before the surgery.

     

    A postoperative appointment is offered to all patients 6 weeks after surgery. This is to discuss findings and next steps. There is no charge for this visit.

    Consultations are paid for on the day of consultation. Surgery bills can be paid by phone 01 874 2115 using a credit or debit card.