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Fairfax Cryobank

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Phone: (800) 338-8407 View Additional Phone Numbers 3015 Williams Dr Ste 110, Fairfax, VA 22031


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BBB has determined that Fairfax Cryobank meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Fairfax Cryobank include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

2 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 1
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 15, 2003 Business started: 07/16/1984 Business started locally: 01/01/1986 Business incorporated: 07/16/1984 in VA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. David Wise, President & CEO Ms. Cheryl Daubenberger, Director of Client Services Ms. Amy Erickson Hagen, Compliance Officer Dr. Michelle Ottey, Director of Operations Mr. Stephen H. Pool, Director Mr. Sean Swindell, CFO
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Cheryl Daubenberger, Director of Client Services
Principal: Mr. David Wise, President & CEO
Business Category

Sperm Banks Cryogenics Laboratories - Medical

Alternate Business Names
Cryogenic Laboratories, Inc Genetics & IVF Institute

Additional Locations

  • 3015 Williams Dr Ste 110

    Fairfax, VA 22031

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Additional Phone Numbers

  • (215) 386-1977(Phone)
  • (512) 206-0408(Phone)
  • (651) 489-8000(Phone)
  • (703) 698-3976(Phone)
  • (800) 466-2796(Phone)
  • (703) 698-3933 (Fax)
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Complaint Detail(s)

7/16/2013 Delivery Issues | Read Complaint Details

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Complaint: I ordered ***** on friday and the ONLY option i was given was for it to be deliver on 6/25/13 by 7am. I have the paperwork stating it would be deliverd by 7am for $545! They now contacted me for another $100 to get it there by 7am! This is false paperwork stating it would be there by 7am. What I have says I agreed to pay $545 for service by 7am which is what I agreed to.

Desired Settlement: I would like to be refunded my $100 I just paid since the proof I have says $545 for delivery by 7am.

Business Response:

Dear **. ******, 

I have evaluated the information regarding the complaint submitted to the Better Business Bureau by ****** ****** 06/24/13 3:24:05 PM.

I also reviewed this patients complaint and am unsure where **. ******* saw that her order would be delivered by 7AM?  I have thoroughly reviewed all signed documents from **. ******, as well as reviewing the online ordering process and the only information I found was a statement online, during the checkout process that stated "ALL ORDERS ARE SHIPPED AT 7AM DAILY." 

I attempted to contact **. ****** personally on Friday, July 5th, as I wanted to personally touch base and apologize for her experience and interaction with this most recent purchase.  I also wanted to confirm that we have already processed the refund of $100 for the rush fee she was charged for this shipment.  It is important to mention that it can take betweemn 5-10 business days for this to post back to her credit card statement.  I have also personally spoken with the Client Service Representative that she spoke with, as this call should have been "bumped up," to a supervisor since she was not satisfied with her experience.  We strive to provide WOW! customer service at all times and regretfully failed to do so with **. ******.

Since it seems as though there was some confusion while **. ****** placed her online order and we would like to fix this confusion for all of our patinets, going forward.  I am hopeful that **. ****** will give me the opportunity to speak with her directly, so that I am able to correct this confusion and potentially retain her as a client.  If she would allow me the opportunity, I ask that she contact me directly, at ###-###-####.


****** ************

Director of Client Services


Consumer Response:

[To assist us in bringing this matter to a close, you must give us a reason why you are rejecting the response. If no reason is received your complaint will be closed Administratively Resolved]

 Complaint: *******

I am rejecting this response because: I haven't seen the $100 credited yet.
I don't want to speak to anyone on the phone.



****** ******

Business Response:

**. ******,

Thank you for following up.  As I mentioned in my original response, a refund of $100 has already been processed and it can take between 5-10 business days for this credit to post back to the clients credit card statement.  I hope that this satisfies this complaint and if I should be of any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.


****** ************

Director of Client Services

Consumer Response: [A default letter is provided here which indicates your acceptance of the business's response.  If you wish, you may update it before sending it.]

Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID *******, and find that this resolution is satisfactory to me. 


****** ******

BBB's Final Determination: Consumer accepted resolution offered by the business.

10/29/2011 Problems with Product/Service