Certainly one of the most painful conditions for those wanting a family is the condition of infertility. The Costa Rican Infertility Institute (Instituto Costarricense de Infertilidad, ICI) is a complete, modern medical complex specializing in female reproduction and related problems. ICI specializes in assisted reproduction techniques such as in-vitro fertilization and GIFT. The Institute also offers, where appropriate, surgical reversal of certain forms of tubal ligation.
The Director, Dr. Gerardo Escalante, and Assistant Director, Doctor Delia Ribas, are highly- trained medical professionals who have dedicated their medical careers to assisting women become mothers. ICI is staffed with equally dedicated professionals and the on-site laboratory and ultra-modern technological support are all mutually complementary.
There are also medical specialists in breast and uterine cancers associated with the Infertility Institute.