Realise your dream of starting a family while on a relaxing romantic holiday in Greece!

IVF and gynaecological treatments

There comes a time in everyone’s life when starting a family becomes their dream, unfortunately, sometimes this dream is harder to realise for some people due to infertility appearing more and more as a condition. Let us assist you in finding the care you need to help make your dream a reality, by arranging IVF or other relevant gynaecological treatment. You will have a story or two to tell after visiting a destination like Greece! Thessaloniki with its romantic atmosphere and Chalkidiki with the laid back way of life of a seaside resort will most certainly appeal. On the other hand the city of Athens with its timeless beauty and proximity to the Greek islands welcomes you with open arms.

Our medical staff is committed in treating you with respect and all the attention you require whilst ensuring you are presented with options relevant to your condition and circumstances. You can talk to a doctor directly at any stage of the process and before you make any commitments. IVF as well as other gynaecological treatments required will be discussed with you depending on your condition.

At the same time you’ll be able to relax as much as possible in a destination that offers romantic settings, a slow pace of life by the beach or intense experiences depending on your preferences! This is surely the best possible start for your future family plans and we are only too happy if we are able to assist in a small way.

The standard quality of medical services

To ensure you receive the best possible service the doctors at both the centres we work with are happy to work together with your doctor in your home country to ensure you receive the appropriate level of support and care in preparation for and following your procedure and especially when this involves IVF. This approach puts your safety first and also minimises the cost of treatment whilst ensuring continuity of care.

For your care and comfort

  • 24 hour assistance available
  • Latest technology equipment and modern facilities
  • Extended opening hours between 9am and 9pm at both our centres
  • Enquiries supported by multilingual staff
  • State of the art facilities at both our centres
  • Electronic patient files accessible to patients
  • Transfer services are available upon request or as part of a packaged offer designed to your specifications.

The Gynaecology and Fertility Centre in Thessaloniki

The Gynaecology and Fertility Centre in Thessaloniki offers specialised medical services in Gynaecology, Infertility, Obstetrics and Breast disease. The Centre is equipped with the latest technology medical equipment, is fully computerized and applies up to date clinical protocols. Surgical and other specialised procedures are completed at Agios Loukas hospital. This is a modern fully equipped hospital where the medical equipment is constantly renewed and is of the latest technology, ensuring your comfort and safety above all. The services provided at Agios Loukas include catering facilities and dining space, ample open car parking free of charge and single, double and triple rooms with private bathroom, balcony or access to the hospital’s garden, air conditioning and television in each room. Each patient is provided with their own telephone. To ensure the best quality services provided the number of patients that are accepted for treatment each month is carefully managed so that you get the attention required.

The staff at Gynaecology and Fertility Centre has nearly 20 years of experience and has been trained in leading Greek and European Universities. All Infertility cases in particular are managed by the Centre’s head, Dr Tsakos, who has completed much of his training and accreditations in the UK and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG), London. He has specialised in endoscopic surgery and assisted reproduction and has served in the university hospitals of Newcastle amongst others. He manages the obstetrics and gynaecology department in Agios Loukas hospital since year 2000, acts as a consultant for Medical Training for the British Council, he is the Hellenic Representative Committee of the RCOG and is a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).The staff focus on each couple’s individual characteristics and needs. A limited number of patients are accepted for treatment each month, with particular attention on the quality and safety of each medical procedure as well as the ethical guidelines involved.

Infertility is one of the Centre’s main activities and specialized services offered include the following:

  • Investigation of infertile couples
  • Full endoscopic evaluation (hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, hystero-salpingogram)
  • Induction of ovulation
  • Artificial insemination with or without superovulation (IUI and s-IUI)
  • In-vitro fertilization (IVF) and Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Donor sperm IUI and IVF
  • Fertility preservation (oocyte and embryo freezing)
  • Management of habitual miscarriage

Your destination Thessaloniki with its romance and imperial aura waits to welcome you. The seaside city affectionately called ‘the Bride of the North’ never disappoints. Join the locals for a drink by the seaside, go on a culinary trip filled with spices and fresh local produce and shop in covered markets and of course the city centre’s individual and very trendy shops. If you’ve dreamt of a holiday by the seaside nearby Chalkidiki offers golden beaches, emerald hills and crystal clear turquoise waters. Fresh sea food and fish just caught, picturesque villages, pine forests and olive groves complete the picture. Here you’re bound to relax before or after your procedure.

Embio Medical Center in Athens

EmBIO Medical Center  in Athens is one of the most experienced IVF centres in Europe, renowned for its high IVF success rates. Since 1996, EmBIO’s infertility specialists have helped thousands of couples from all over the world to become parents, combining breakthrough assisted-reproduction technologies with personal, individualised treatment. Located just a few miles from Athens International Airport, in a beautiful residential area to the north of Athens city centre, EmBIO is a one-stop fertility clinic fully equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories as well as diagnostic and surgery facilities supporting the full range of infertility treatments (among which its very successful donor IVF programs, for which there is no waiting list).

EmBIO’s Director, Dr Thanos Paraschos had the privilege to perform the first PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis) in the world (1989), alongside Lord Professor Robert Winston and A.H. Handyside at Hammersmith Hospital. Dr Paraschos has invented the Rigid Wallace Catheter used by thousands of scientists worldwide for particularly demanding embryo transfers. His thorough involvement in medical research on fertility and assisted reproduction technologies features important medical publications, published in peer review medical journals. He is s a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG), London.

EmBIO’s ART Lab Director, Embryologist Dina Katrania performed some of the very first ICSI procedures ever done in the UK. Today, EmBIO’s team of IVF experts achieve pregnancy success rates reaching or exceeding 60%, especially through egg donation IVF.

 EmBIO Medical Centre in Athens offers the following services:

  • Fertility Consultation
  • Full endoscopic evaluation (hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, hystero-salpingogram)
  • Fertility tests for male and female partner
  • Induction of ovulation
  • IVF / ICSI / IMSI
  • IUI / s-IUI
  • Donor Egg IVF
  • Tandem IVF
  • Sperm Donation
  • PGD / PGS
  • Egg / Embryo Cryopreservation (Vitrification)
  • Sperm Bank
  • Surrogacy
  • Management of recurrent miscarriages
  • Laparoscopic Treatments
  • Psychological support for fertility patients
  • Complementary mind/body programs (yoga etc)
  • Full Breast Scan (Ultrasound / Digital Mammography / Clinical Exam)

Athens the world renowned home of the Acropolis and many classical monuments is synonymous to style and elegance. Discover its hidden corners filled with bergamot and jasmine aromas, mix with the colourful crowds in flea markets and narrow shop filled streets and learn all about ancient worlds, philosophers and artists. If all this proves too much then take a break from it all to go on a day cruise. The Greek Islands are never too far away from here!

How to find out the cost of treatment or make an enquiry or booking:

We are here to help you get in touch with the relevant specialist in Athens or Thessaloniki. We will take care of all the administration, paperwork and communications and make all the necessary arrangements. You can talk to a doctor directly at any time and before you make any decisions or commit to treatment. We can then tailor make your trip and book anything from your flights and accommodation to transfers and excursions. Our flexible approach ensures you are in control of the cost.

All you need to do is fill in the following enquiry form  and we will take care of the rest.

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