The University of Athens
Having over 30 years of experience as a gynecologist, Dr Giakoumakis studied in the Medical department of the University of Athens, specializing in Obstetrics / Gynecology. He completed his internship at the hospital ‘Krankenhaus Holweide’ in Koln, Germany. He completed his specialty in the University Hospital Alexandra in Athens. He took the position of head of the gynecological department in the General Hospital of Chania and continued his career as Director of the Gynecological department at a private hospital in Chania. Just in 1992 he made his dream come true by founding the Mediterranean Institute of Fertility in Chania and has since helped hundreds of couples (and non couples) to achieve their own dream! His personal pursuit does not stop here. Wanting to constantly develop his knowledge in the field of IVF, actively participates in conferences every year and is a member of: – European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) – American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) – Mediterranean Society of Reproductive Medicine (MSRM ) – Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS) – He was President of the Medical Association of Crete.
Athens Medical School
Dr. Shaheen was born in Syria. He graduated from 1st High School of Damascus and Medical School of Athens University with a Scholarship. He was a Lecturer at Athens University Medical School (MD Thesis) In 1981 . He became a professor of surgery at the technical school in Crete (Greece) In 1984. He was a Director of the Surgical Clinic in Athens Medical Center. The department that he established and continues to direct provides Greek and International patients such as laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology In 1990. He was a Visit professor of surgery at Damascus University In 1993 and also a Senior Registrar, Surgical Clinic, Evangelismos Medical Center in Athens and Director of Intensive Care Section for patients with Necrotic Pancreatitis. He was a Director of the Educational Program at Athens Medical Center. He was a Member of the Education Committee Hellenic Surgical Society. He became Senior Consultant-International Clinical Relations in Athens Medical Group In 2010 – 2012.
University of Essen
Director Institute for Medical Research and Education, Essen and Guest Professor Krasnojarsk State Medical University. Dr. h.c. Krasnojarsk State Medical University, Former chairman Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Essen, Author and co-author of more than 600 peer-review publications. Editor and Editorial board member of 7 national and international journals. His Five honorary memberships. President European Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology German-French language. Co-founder and President German-Egyptian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Founder and President European Progestogen Club
He was a Cofounder and President Endometriosis Research Foundation (SEF) and Cofounder, Vice-President and member European Endometriosis League (EEL) as well as Board member International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology. He was a Founding member International Menopause Society (IMS). He was awarded Life Fellow ACOG and Emeritus Member Endocrine Society, Life Member ASRM. He was an Advisor for the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD
He was a Medical Doctor expert in Premature Ovarian Failure (POF), Early Menopause, Fertility Preservation and Restoration. He was a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He was a Head at the Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit, Civitanova Marche (MC), 62012 Italy. His Most relevant scientific contributions at Physiology of Reproductive Neuroendocrine System ( Melatonin); Polycystic Ovary (1987 Insulin Metabolism); identification of some important risk factors for Early Menopause and Ovarian Reserve damage (2003 cigarette smoke, 2008 Laparoscopy in Ovarian Endometriosis). He was a Member of ISGE, ESHRE, AOGOI, SIFIOG, ISDSP. He was an Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics, and Gynecology; Obstetrics and Gynecology International Journal. His Current projects are Oncofertility Center to preserve fertility in cancer patients, even with ovarian transplant techniques.
Dr. Abdelmonem A. Hegazy is currently working as Professor of Human Anatomy and Embryology Department in Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt); as well as he is a Consultant of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility. He is the former chairman of the Anatomy and Embryology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt); and Professor in King Saud and Majmaah Universities (KSA) 2009-2013 and Misurata, Faculty of Medicine (Libya) 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the following international journals: International Journal of Human Anatomy (USA); Journal of Experimental Medicine and Biology (Singapore)&Women Health and Complications (UK). He is the Former Editor-in-Chief of Zagazig University Medical Journal (Egypt). Dr. Hegazy is also a referee member of scientific research submitted promotion of professors in Egyptian Universities. Dr. Hegazy participates in Zagazig University academic, scientific, educational and professional development activities in the fields of medical sciences development, including basic and clinical research, policy implementation, design programs, set coursework plans, curricula, syllabi, scientific conference paneling, as well as designing and delivering a wide scope of continuous professional development programs, including training, strategic planning, research methodology, scientific thesis and dissertation writing; research proposal, medical ethics, organization’s behavior issues, all with emphasis on system and staff development. Dr. Hegazy is a member of the Institutional Research Board (IRB) unit, Egyptian Medical Syndicate, Egyptian Society of Anatomy, and Postgraduate and Scientific Research Affairs Committee, Faculty of Medicine. His pool of academics consists of original research articles/books/book chapters in various national and international accredited publishing houses. Dr. Hegazy has plenty of scientific publications and projects with many citations. He has got many national and international honors and awards. Dr. Hegazy has been supervising postgraduate students in their thesis works. He is also a well-known reviewer/referee/editorial board member in more than 120international indexed journals. Prof Hegazy is a Global Goodwill Ambassador (GGA). He is also an Advisory Board Member "Motherhood and Childhood of Arab-African Union for Sustainable and Integrated Development; & in Supreme Council for the Defense of Child Rights Egypt.
- Basic medical sciences, Anatomy, Embryology, Neonatology, Trauma, Emergency, Osteology, Neuroanatomy, Histology, Histopathology, Infections, Infertility, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and congenital anomalies.
Dr. Christos Tsitlakidis has graduated from Hellenic Aristotle University School of Medicine. He is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Pinderfields Hospital, MidYorkshire NHS Trust, United Kingdom. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals in the UK and abroad and has been a member of the RCOG.
Dr. V M Thomas, a Clinical Embryology Tycoon and ICSI Maestro, is the Institute Director of Chennai Fertility Center. He was a Director of the Embryogenesis International School of Embryology and Institute director of Dr.Thomas Fertility Center and hospital - Pondicherry. He Trained more than 300 Doctors and Embryologist in Assisted Reproductive technology ART, he also published and presented many papers in National and International conference - ISAR, IFS, ASRM, IIS, AND ASPIRE. He was a Consultant Embryologist at Srusti Fertility Centre, Chennai producing 150 ICSI babies. He helped scientifically to achieve more than 10,000 IVF babies worldwide.
He Established and improvised the Embryology Laboratory of the Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Madras Medical Mission, IRM, MMM, Chennai and helped scientifically to achieve a take-home pregnancy rate of 60%, eventually resulting in 3500 ICSI babies in a span of 6 years. He Established and improvised the Embryology Laboratory of Roshini Aruna IVF Centre, Cuddalore, producing 150 ICSI babies in a span of 2 years.
He Established and improvised the Embryology Laboratory of "DIFF Hospital-Nigeria" and helped scientifically in producing 4000 ICSI babies in a span of 4 years. He Established and improvised the Embryology Laboratory and IVF procedures in "CLINIQUE GRACE LAA MAREA" Burkina Faso, West Africa and produced the First Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection ICSI baby. He Established and improvised the Embryology Laboratory of CARE IVF, a leading IVF center at Kolkatta, producing 500 ICSI babies in a span of 3 years.
He Responsible for the first IVF baby at the "Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute" Chennai, India.
Specialties: IVF & Infertility, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fetal Medicine, Uro & Gynaec Oncology, Sexual Medicine, Endocrinology, Sonology.