Events and Open Evenings
In-clinic open evenings postponed
The safety and well-being of both our patients and staff is our main priority, and based on the latest Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have made the decision to cancel our current diary of in-clinic open evenings. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but we're sure you can appreciate and understand this decision.
However, we still want to share with you the benefits of treatment with CREATE Fertility and our approach to Mild and Natural IVF, so we have organised weekly virtual information events hosted by our Founder and Medical Director, Professor Geeta Nargund. These events will allow you to learn about CREATE Fertility and ask any questions from the comfort of your home.
Join our next free virtual event
December 05th 2023
Hosted by our Medical Director, Professor Geeta Nargund our webinar will provide insight into:
✓ What’s involved in the IVF and Egg Freezing process
✓ The benefits of Mild and Natural IVF
✓The scientific research behind our less drug intensive approach to IVF
✓ What to expect in our Initial Scan and Consultation
✓ Live question & answer session with a lead Fertility Doctor
Everyone who attends our webinar will receive £50 off booking the Advanced Ultrasound Scan & Virtual Consultation.
Why join our virtual information events?
Whether you are right at the start of your research or looking to start treatment as soon as possible, our webinars are the best way to learn about the IVF process and understand how CREATE could help you achieve your dream of starting or growing your family, whilst reducing the emotional and physical burden associated with IVF.
Hosted by our Medical Director Professor Geeta Nargund, our webinars provide the chance for you to have your questions answered live by a lead Fertility Doctor, and will provide insight into:
- What’s involved in the IVF and Egg Freezing process
- The benefits of Mild and Natural IVF
- The scientific research behind our less drug intensive approach to IVF
- The advantages of using our advanced 3D Doppler ultrasound scan
- Our patient journey from start to finish
- What to expect in our Initial Scan and Consultation
- Our patient journey from start to finish
- Advice on how to prepare for starting treatment
- Live question & answer session with a lead Fertility Doctor
ADDED BONUS - Everyone who attends our webinar will be emailed a guide covering everything shown in the webinar, plus a discount code for £50 off booking your Advanced Ultrasound Scan and Virtual Consultation with CREATE Fertility.
Spaces are limited so sign up for our next one here.
After the event you will have the opportunity to book your Advanced Ultrasound Scan & Virtual Consultation with one of our experienced fertility consultants to discuss your individual circumstances and how we can help you.
Professor Geeta Nargund is a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead Consultant for Reproductive Medicine services at St George’s Hospital, London.
Professor Nargund has published more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers including abstracts and also several book chapters in the field of reproductive medicine.
She is a pioneer in the field of Natural and Mild IVF and Advanced Ultrasound Technology in Reproductive Medicine, and is an accredited trainer for Infertility and Gynaecological Ultrasound special skills modules by the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) London and British Fertility Society (BFS).
Professor Nargund pioneered the use of follicular Doppler in assessing “Egg quality” in humans. She also published the first scientific paper on “Cumulative live birth rates with Natural cycle IVF”.
She is a co-author of the scientific paper on the innovative Simplified Culture System, which allows IVF to be performed without the need for a conventional laboratory. This scientific paper won the 'Robert Edwards Prize' for the best paper of the year in RBMonline in 2014.
Professor Geeta Nargund is also the Co-Editor-In Chief of The European Scientific Journal, Facts, Views and Vision in OBGYN and is on the International Editorial Board of the Scientific journal, The Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences.
Professor Nargund is the President of the International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction (ISMAAR), a UK registered charity. Through her leading role, she has been the voice for women’s choice, health and education in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) globally. She promotes safer, less-drug-orientated and accessible ART.
Professor Nargund was also a member of the WHO (World Health Organisation) expert sub-group on infertility guidelines. She is a member of the steering committee of the Special Task Force on “infertility in developing countries” set up by the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and was the Chair of the ESHRE Special Task Force on “Mild ART”. She is a regular invited speaker at national & international scientific conferences.
Professor Geeta Nargund is a visiting professor at various universities; Hasselt University, Medical Faculty (working at Genk University Hospital), Belgium; St Marco University Lima (oldest university in Latin America) and SDM Medical College, India, and has also been a senior governor of primary and secondary state schools in south London.
She is actively involved in research into making IVF more natural, accessible and safer for women and children. She is the Chief Executive of the UK National charity, Create Health Foundation. This Charity funds and supports women’s health education in the UK and in Africa.
Professor Nargund is a regular speaker at Westminster Health Seminars on Health and Social care in the UK. She has also been an invited speaker at the women’s health conference along with the members of UN and also at a European Women’s conference on “Female Quality of life in the developed World”.
She appears in Tatler’s Doctors Guide for 2013 and is also an associate member of Guild of Health Writers UK. She cares deeply about and has been actively involved in charities promoting education, women’s health and development, equality and social mobility in the last 15 years.
Selected associated activity:
Consultant & Director of Ultrasound
Professor Campbell was Academic Head of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in King's College Hospital, London for 20 years and then held the same post at St George's Hospital Medical School, London.
Professor Campbell was President of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 8 years and is Editor-in-Chief of the Scientific Medical Journal 'Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology'.
He holds many international honours and is the Honorary Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
He is a pioneer of Ultrasound Diagnosis in medicine and has introduced many new techniques. He has recently introduced 3D scanning to the UK and set up the first 4D Ultrasound Clinic.
He has introduced many new techniques such as the routine pregnancy scan, the early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities, the assessment of fetal growth, and also the well-being and ultrasound screening for ovarian cancer.
Lead IVF Consultant
Dr Archana Ranganathan is a Consultant Gynaecologist in reproductive medicine. She graduated from Madras Medical College, India and completed her postgraduate diploma in Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. She went on to complete her postgraduate training from Health Education England, Thames Valley (Oxford deanery) where she completed a research fellowship on endometriosis.
Dr Ranganathan became a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in 2012. She has advanced training in subfertility and reproductive health, with special interest in endometriosis and early pregnancy.
She is the lead consultant for the CREATE Fertility St Pauls clinic and is highly skilled in advanced fertility ultrasound, gynaecological 3D ultrasound and early pregnancy scanning. A member of British Fertility Society (BFS) and British Society for Gynae-endoscopy (BSGE), her special interests include endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage and polycystic ovaries. Dr Ranganathan offers personalised care to all her patients and believes in holistic approach to support patients through their fertility journey.
Lead IVF Consultant
Dr Liatsikos graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece where he also completed a PhD on the genetics of congenital uterine malformations. His specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology was in the University Hospital of Alexandroupolis.
Prompted by his interest in human reproduction, he then moved to the UK and completed a fellowship at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. There he developed special research and clinical interests in Recurrent Miscarriage, Assisted Conception and Reproductive Surgery. A clinical fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at St George's University Hospital of London gave him the opportunity to expand his knowledge in the diagnosis and management of subfertility and acquire skills in fertility ultrasound. For the last eight years he has been working as a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine in London and Bristol, specialising in Mild and Natural IVF.
Spiros has acquired extensive experience in the treatment of women with low ovarian reserve. He implements advanced ultrasound technology (including Doppler and 3D imaging) in the diagnosis and treatment of subfertility. He has an excellent embryo transfer technique resulting in high success rates.
Dr Liatsikos is a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the British Fertility Society. He has completed the BFS training modules in Infertility, Assisted Conception, Pelvic Ultrasound and Embryo Transfer. Has published innovative research on gynaecology and reproduction in international journals and has authored chapters in scientific textbooks. He has attended numerous international meetings, in some of them as invited speaker.
Advocating a mild approach in fertility treatment, he joined Create Fertility in Bristol as the Lead Consultant, offering personalised care to his patients
Dr Adrija Kumar Datta graduated from the University of Calcutta, India and obtained an MD research degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the same University. He became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) in 2005 and subsequently became a Fellow of the College (FRCOG) in 2017.
As a trainee, Dr Datta acquired advanced skills in Reproductive Endocrinology, Subfertility and Assisted Conception from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He continued practicing as a fertility specialist, alongside mainstream Obstetrics and Gynaecology until the completion of his training in the UK. Dr Datta joined CREATE as a consultant in April 2015 and worked in both sites of CREATE fertility in London, before he moved to its Birmingham Centre.
Dr Datta is a member of the British Fertility Society (BFS), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction (ISMAAR). He has an avid interest in academia. Before moving to the UK, he was a lecturer in Manipal College of Medical Sciences in Nepal. His research papers have been published in reputed journals. He has written chapters in books and has presented in many International Conferences. His main area of interest is ‘ovarian stimulation’.
Dr Datta is an instructor for ‘Transvaginal Ultrasound Course’. He was invited to speak on ‘Pelvic Ultrasound’ and ‘Medical Statistics’ and ‘Natural cycle IVF’ by different academic centres in India. In his spare time Dr Datta enjoys being an amateur photographer. He can also speak in Hindi, Urdu, Nepali and Bengali.
Attracted by the idea of ‘Mild approach IVF’ and ‘patient-centred’ Assisted Conception, Dr Datta joined ISMAAR. As an active member of the CREATE group, he practices on this principle and explores it further through research.
Dr Nirmal Felix completed her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in India with distinctions. She underwent postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology training both in India and in the East Midlands deanery including Nottingham, Leicester and Chesterfield hospitals. She attained the membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) in 2011.
Subsequently, she gained more experience in assisted reproduction while working in a fertility unit in the Midlands where she was the Clinical IVF specialist and Recurrent Miscarriage Lead. She has completed British Fertility Society (BFS) modules on ultrasound and embryo transfer. Her special interests are reproductive immunology and endocrinology.
She is a trainer for the West Midlands transvaginal scanning course. She is an active member of the British Fertility Society, European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Dr Nirmal has always been praised about the extra mile she takes in the care of her patients. Impressed by the patient-centred approach of Natural and Mild IVF, she has joined CREATE and is passionate about offering this as a first choice for anyone who needs fertility treatment.
MD, PhD, MRCOG
Dr Nafee graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Alexandria University of Egypt in 1994.
He completed his basic training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and specialized training in Reproductive Medicine, while simultaneously researching ovulation and polycystic ovaries. He was awarded a Doctorate degree MD in 2010 for his work and attained the position of a clinical lecturer.
Dr Nafee then moved to the UK, achieved membership of the Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynecologists MRCOG in 2008, and focused on the study of genomics and epigenetics. Dr Nafee was awarded his second Doctorate degree PhD from the University of Sheffield in 2016 for his work on microRNAs in embryo – endometrial communication at the time of embryo implantation. His special clinical interests include assisted conception, implantation failure, ovulation abnormalities and advanced reproductive ultrasonography.