St Paul's Open Evenings

150 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6ET

Join us at our next open evening

We understand that when you're researching IVF clinics it's important you have all the information you need to make the right choice.

Our free open evenings are a great way to learn more about fertility treatment and why Natural & Mild IVF should be your first choice.

You'll also get to meet our dedicated St Paul's clinic team and have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

Next open day at our St Paul's Clinic
May
28th
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Why come to our open evening?

Our events 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
Event agenda
  • 5:30PMArrival and welcome
  • 5:45PMTalk from one of our Consultants
  • 6:30PMGroup Q&A session
  • 6:45PMOne-to-one consultations

Free mini consultation

You will then have the opportunity to have a free one-to-one mini consultation with one of our experienced fertility consultants to discuss your individual circumstances and how we can help you. After your mini consultation you can then get any further questions answered by our friendly clinic staff and book your Initial Consultation.

  • Professor Geeta Nargund
    Professor Geeta Nargund Medical Director
    Professor Geeta Nargund

    Professor Geeta Nargund is the award winning Medical Director of CREATE Fertility

    She is also a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead Consultant for Reproductive Medicine services at St George’s Hospital, London.

     

    Professor Nargund has published more than 100 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.

    Associated Activities:

    • Professor Geeta Nargund was appointed in July 2017 as a Trustee on the Board of the charity- London Emergencies Trust
    • Professor Geeta Nargund's TED Talk on Fertility Education was released on 8th March , International Women's Day 2017
    • Professor Nargund is proud to be a Director of the Walking Egg Foundation, a Belgian Charity dedicated to making fertility treatments affordable and accessible globally
    • She is a regular blogger on Huffington Post on Health and Lifestyle
    • She is a campaigner for Fertility Education in Schools
    • Professor Geeta Nargund has been appointed as a member of the Tiffany Circle Steering Committee and International Council by British Red Cross; the Tiffany Circle is a powerful group of women leaders and philanthropists
    • She has also been elected as a Trustee to the Board of British Red Cross in September 2017.

    Achievements

    • Professor Nargund was awarded the “Red Woman of the Year Award for Charity and Community work” by Red magazine in December 2013
    • She was the recipient of the “RBS Chairman’s Award”, a special, prestigious award for the outstanding candidate at the Asian Women of Achievement awards ceremony
    • She was recognised as a Woman of the Year 2015 at the 60th Women of Year Anniversary Lunch by Women of the Year
    • She was the recipient of Inspirational Woman Award 2015 at the 9th Inspiration Awards
    • Professor Geeta Nargund was quoted as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ) Heros by the Daily Telegraph in 2015
    • She was listed amongst the top 10 most influential Asian women in the UK by the Asian Sunday Newspaper to mark International Women's Day 2016  
    • Professor Geeta Nargund won the "Doctor of the Year" by the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin in November 2017
  • Professor Stuart Campbell
    Professor Stuart Campbell Consultant & Director of Ultrasound
    Professor Stuart Campbell

    Professor Stuart Campbell is a pioneer of Ultrasound Diagnosis in medicine.

    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.

     

    Professor Campbell holds numerous international honours and has recently introduced 3D scanning to the UK and set up the first 4D Ultrasound Clinic. He has also pioneered the screening for pre-eclampsia by uterine artery Doppler.

    Achievements

    • Professor Campbell is the former Academic Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at both Kings College Hospital and St George’s Hospital Medical School, London
    • He is the first President of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG)
    • He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Scientific Medical Journal ‘Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’
    • Professor Campbell is an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    • He is a Doctor of Science of London University
  • Dr Sweta Priyanka
    Dr Sweta Priyanka IVF Consultant
    Dr Sweta Priyanka

    MBBS, MRCOG, DFSRH.

    Dr Priyanka is a Consultant in Gynaecology, Reproductive Medicine and surgery. She qualified as a doctor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Pune India in 2002 and finished her Post Graduation in 2005. Subsequently she completed her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the East of England (Cambridge).

     

    During this period she gained broad clinical experience in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology and was awarded MUM award in November 2013 at the House of Lords for excellent management of a patient in labour. She went on to complete the Advanced Skills Training Modules (ATSMs) in Subfertility and Reproductive Endocrinology and Paediatrics and Adolescent Gynaecology. She also holds a diploma from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. Dr Priyanka obtained CCT from the East of England Deanery in 2014. She then did a fellowship in Assisted Conception at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital for 2 years where she gained a wider and holistic experience in the speciality to provide and evidence based treatment. She has been certified by the British Fertility Society in Pelvic Ultrasound, Embryo Transfer and Intrauterine Insemination techniques, male infertility and management of infertile couples. She is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the British Fertility Society (BFS) and European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). She has also been involved in various local, national and international presentations in societies like BSGE, ESGE,ESHRE.

     

    She has a special interest in assisted reproduction techniques, fertility preservation and management of women with low ovarian reserve.

     

    Dr Priyanka joined CREATE Fertility as she shares the belief that mild approach in IVF treatment results in better outcomes compared to traditional IVF. She believes in individualized tailored approach as well as providing high quality of care to optimize patient journey.

  • Dr Vivienne Hall
    Dr Vivienne Hall IVF Consultant
    Dr Vivienne Hall

    Dr Hall-Nicolini studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s hospital, London and qualified in 1982.

     

    She has been working in the fertility sector since 1989, in the UK and in Italy.

     

    In the UK, she has worked for the NHS and for several London private clinics, gaining experience in all aspects of fertility care and assisted conception.

     

    She has a particular interest in egg donation and having worked in many units where standard, high stimulation IVF is the norm, she is very excited to have joined CREATE Fertility. She has known of Professor Nargund’s work in mild and natural IVF for some time and is convinced by the gentle approach to IVF, giving better quality eggs at all ages.

     

    She is also very keen to promote awareness in the natural decline in egg reserve, ensuring that all women know the option of egg freezing is real, successful and available.

     

    She has teenage twins and lives in Surrey.

  • Dr Alka Bhide
    Dr Alka Bhide IVF Consultant
    Dr Alka Bhide

    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 Fotodotis Malamas
    Dr Fotodotis Malamas IVF Consultant
    Dr Fotodotis Malamas

    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.

  • Dr Archana Ranganathan
    Dr Archana Ranganathan IVF Consultant
    Dr Archana Ranganathan

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If you can't make the next open evening, don't worry as we hold these events regularly so please check our upcoming events for future dates.

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