Dr. Michalis Fragkoulidis is an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist with a specialization in finding and fighting male as well as female infertility and in all contemporary methods of assisted reproduction as well as in Laparoscopic-Hysteroscopic Surgery.
He started his internship in 2001 in the Gynecological Oncology department of the Anticancer-Oncology Hospital “Agios Savvas” in Athens, where he remained until 2003. Then, for the next six years, he moved to Great Britain so as to improve his specialization skills in Obstetrics/Gynecology.
He practiced Obstetrics/Gynecology in the “Prince Charles” and “Royal Gwent” hospitals until 2005, where he gained important experience and knowledge in managing and dealing with all obstetrical-gynecological conditions. He also had the opportunity to be present in high-risk pregnancies.
Additionally, during the same time and towards the end of his internship, he began his practice in the pathological deformation of the uterine cervix caused by pathogenic organisms and mainly by the human papillomavirus (H.P.V), performing a great number of diagnostic and invasive colposcopies. (Diploma as a Colposcopy Specialist in 2006 by the British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology).
He is up-to-date on all contraception methods and reproductive age hygiene, customizing it depending on age, medical, gynecological or obstetrical past of the female. (Diploma in family planning and reproductive age hygiene “DFFP” recognized by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London RCOG).
After 2005, when he acquired the title of Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist, he started working as a deputy in the in vitro fertilization centre “London Fertility Centre”, first as a fertility fellow of Professor Ian Craft and then, as the director of the testing department for male and female infertility problems. (Diploma in infertile couples management and assisted reproduction techniques, recognized by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London RCOG as well as embryo transfer-transvaginal ultrasound recognized by the British Fertility Society BFS).
The “London Fertility Centre” is one of the biggest in vitro fertilization centres in Great Britain, while Professor Ian Craft enjoys worldwide recognition since he and his team performed the first successful twin and triplet pregnancy using in vitro fertilization in Europe (1982-1984). He was also responsible for numerous important successes in the field of human assisted reproduction, such as the first birth in Great Britain with the Gamete Infallopian Transfer method GIFT, while in 1987, the first childbirth by egg and embryo donation in Great Britain, the first birth globally with the use of a new type of drug (GnRH analogue), as well as the first birth globally of an embryo using Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA).
He took an interest in the immune system disorders and the repeated pregnancy miscarriages. He was responsible for the clinical management of at least 2,000 in vitro fertilization cycles annually with patients from all over the world and exclusively women who were subjected to fertility treatments. He also had the opportunity to help couples with complex male and female infertility problems and an increased number of unsuccessful in vitro fertilization cycles. He implemented new treatments and was a part of the treatment protocols upgrade with the main goal of increasing the number of successful efforts.
Moreover, from 2007 until the middle of 2008, he worked in the “Royal Free University Hospital” in London, which is an internationally recognized training centre of endoscopic surgery and has a tradition in clinical and laboratory research.
During that period he specialized in the application of endoscopic methods (Laparoscopy-Hysteroscopy) for the diagnosis and treatment of various gynecological conditions under the guidance of Mr. Adam Magos.
In the summer of 2008, he returned to Greece and joined the IVF centre “Gennima” contributing with his work and successful results in the growth and development of the centre, while at the same time taking the position of deputy in the surgical department of “Iaso” maternity hospital.
He considers his duty to grow a feeling of trust, developing a warm, personal and human communication with the couple.
He takes particular care in correctly and fully informing the couple on the problem they face, so as to be able to, in cooperation with them, plan their therapy and give a solution to even their previous failed attempts.
His priority is the couple’s desire for a successful outcome of their effort to be achieved with the least mental, physical and economic cost possible and that is his main goal.
Each couple will feel and know a personalized approach, therapy, care and psychological support during their attempt.
His goal is Endoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy-Hysteroscopy) to be used carefully and always with respect towards the patient’s health.
He believes that every medical case is different since even though the problem may be the same, the woman that has it is unique.
He tries to make your therapy in the IVF centre “Gennima”, with the help of the embryology-nursing department, his personal affair and goal.