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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 around social gatherings, we have made the decision to cancel our current diary of 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 Natural and Mild IVF, so we have organised weekly webinars hosted by our Founder and Medical Director, Professor Nargund. These will take place at 6pm on Tuesdays and will allow you to learn about CREATE Fertility and ask any questions from the comfort of your home.
Why join our webinar?
Our webinars are designed to give you all the information you need, that's why they're always led by a fertility consultant. You'll learn more about:
- Our Natural, Safe and Ethical approach to fertility treatment
- Why Natural & Mild IVF should be your first choice
- The different types of fertility services we offer
- What your treatment journey with us looks like
- Our success rates
- What happens at an Initial Consultation
- Your next steps
Free phone consultations
You will have the opportunity to book a free one-to-one phone consultation with one of our experienced fertility consultants to discuss your individual circumstances and how we can help you. After your phone consultation you can then book your Initial Consultation & Scan.
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.
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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 Himanshu Borase is a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine.
After graduating in 2001, Dr Borase completed his post graduate diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology in Mumbai, India. Dr Borase came to the UK in 2005 and started his specialist fertility training in the Southwest of England when he gained wide experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, by working in different hospitals and with accomplished consultants.
This training gave him with the knowledge and confidence in assisting patients with fertility issues and in performing surgical procedures. Dr Borase is a competent ultrasound scanner and likes to scan his own patients as this gives him all the required information to treat his patients effectively.
Dr Borase finds it very important to take care and time with patients to discuss their individual needs and he uses his own illustrations to demonstrate particular treatment procedures. Dr Borase was recently nominated for the Patient’s Choice Award at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
Dr Borase joined CREATE as he supports natural, mild and modified natural IVF as these treatments are more patient friendly, more in line with their physiology and bring down the risks associated with assisted conception treatments.
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.
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.
MD, PhD, MRCOG
Dr Malamas completed his specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Alexandra University Hospital of Athens, in Greece. Following further training he obtained a diploma in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound.
He started working in the NHS in 2013, as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Whittington Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Assisted Conception at the Homerton University Hospital, where he gained broad experience in the management of infertility and in assisted reproduction techniques.
He has obtained the British Fertility Society certification in Pelvic Ultrasound, Management of the infertile couple, Assisted Conception, Embryo transfer and IUI.
Dr Malamas is also a certified colposcopist by the BSCCP. He is very interested in research, has a PhD in Medical Physiology regarding the molecular mechanisms of hormonal actions, and publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG), the British Fertility Society (BFS), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).
Dr Malamas is excited to have joined CREATE Fertility as he strongly believes in the advantages of a more physiological and more gentle approach to IVF, that is individually tailored to patients: reducing risks and promoting better outcomes for mothers and babies.
Lamiya Mohiyiddeen is a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. She has been a consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology at St.Mary’s hospital since 2013. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.
Lamiya graduated from Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India in 2000. She has since completed her specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology from the Northwestern Deanery, followed by subspecialist training in Reproductive Medicine at St.Mary’s hospital, Manchester. She completed her MD from the University of Manchester in 2013, researching in pharmacogenetics of patients undergoing IVF treatment.
She is a member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and other societies including British Fertility Society (BFS) and European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
Lamiya has clinical interests in the management of subfertility, assisted reproduction, outpatient hysteroscopy, hysteroscopic management of uterine anomalies and recurrent miscarriage. She is the lead for the recurrent miscarriage service at St.Mary’s hospital.
Lamiya is the founder and convener of North of England Reproductive Medicine Group (NOERG) meetings. She has published widely both in journals and books. She has also recently jointly secured NIHR grant for endometrial scratch study. Her current research focuses on recurrent implantation failure, recurrent miscarriage and pharmacogenetics of IVF patients.
Dr Alka Bhide has more than 20 years experience in fertility and assisted reproduction. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Fertility and reproductive medicine, with a special interest in the IVF, egg-sharing and gamete donation programmes. She obtained her medical degree in 1985 and went on to start her initial training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, in India. Dr Alka moved to the UK in 1989 to continue higher training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and she then trained in assisted conception. After completing her higher training, she went on to work for the NHS in 1996. She has worked at a number of different private Centres since and was the lead fertility consultant for Cambridge Centre and Essex Centre. She joined CREATE Fertility as Fertility Consultant in November 2017 and is proud to be part of a clinic that has pioneered a more natural approach focusing on the quality of women’s eggs, not the quantity.
Dr Christos completed his specialty training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Athens, Greece. He started working in the UK in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology in 2014. In 2018, he completed a 2-year fellowship in infertility, reproductive medicine, assisted conception and IVF at the Homerton University hospital in London. He is British Fertility Society (BFS) certified for Management of the infertile couple, Pelvic Ultrasound, Assisted Conception, Embryo transfer and IUI.
Dr Christos joined CREATE Fertility as he believes in a more gentle and safer approach to fertility treatments. He has a special interest in management of patients with low ovarian reserve and egg donation services.
He is a member of The British fertility society, European society of Human reproduction and embryology (ESHRE) and the American society for reproductive medicine (ASRM)
Dr Adel G Shaker MBBCH, FRCOG. Consultant in Reproductive Medicine
Dr Shaker graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He started his training in IVF in 1990 at Glasgow University as a clinical research fellow and has been working in the IVF field since then.
He has worked as an infertility specialist at the London Women’s Clinic and became the Medical director of the IVF unit in Ross Hall Hospital, Glasgow. He has also been the Medical Director of CARE Fertility Sheffield from 2007 until 2017.
Dr Shaker has a special interest in aiming to improve the success rates of IVF and reduce the associated complications particularly Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). He is experienced in egg collection, embryo transfers and surgical sperm retrievals.
Dr Shaker joined the CREATE Fertility team as he believes in promoting the safe and successful approach to IVF treatment using natural cycle or IVF treatment with minimal stimulation. He is a member of the British Fertility Society.
Dr Yazan Abdallah is a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He is skilled in female and male fertility treatments including assisted conception (IVF), reproductive endocrinology, fertility preservation in cancer survivors, growth and disorders of sexual development, genetics and ultrasound. He is also experienced in reproductive minimal access surgeries including hysteroscopy and laparoscopy.
He previously trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the North West Thames London Deanery and attained his membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG). He then completed his subspecialist training at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester.
He has a PhD from Imperial College London where he is currently an Honorary Clinical Lecturer. The research he carried out introduced safer new practice in the diagnosis of miscarriage in UK in internationally in 2011. He also researched uterine blood flow in relation to endometrial receptivity. also collaborated with the IOTA group focusing on the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of ovarian masses.