GREENVILLE, COLUMBIA AND MT. PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA- Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG) has received the Center of Excellence designation from the Clinical Sciences Institute of the Optum Fertility Solution Centers of Excellence network.

Since 1986 Optum has been a leading developer of condition management programs seeking to identify complex medication conditions with quantifiable variance across treatment providers. Optum’s COE networks are the gold standard in complex healthcare.

Optum conducts a rigorous evaluation process of each medical center with a national panel of industry experts and practitioners to base their results on facts, not perceptions. Optum only invites medical centers and programs with proven experience and statistically successful track records to be part of their Center of Excellence networks.

PREG is proud to achieve this coveted designation. Founding Partner, Dr. John Nichols said, “This designation is the reward for a group of dedicated professionals who have not only delivered exceptional care for our patients through the years but are quantifiable by leaders in our field. We are grateful to be designated a COE.”

PREG operates three IVF Centers in South Carolina (Greenville, Columbia, and the Lowcountry) as well as offices in Asheville and Spartanburg. It is the largest group of IVF centers in the Carolinas.