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Melbourne IVF

Our fertility specialists, nurses, scientists and counsellors are a collaborative team, and their collective expertise gives you the best possible chance of having a baby.

When you visit a Melbourne IVF fertility clinic, you’ll have access to the best minds in fertility treatment as well as the latest treatment technology. Our fully integrated network means we can take care of every step of your journey for you, including tests, IVF procedures and counselling support. Learn more about the Virtus Health network.

What makes Melbourne IVF unique?

Leading expertise and personalised treatment

Many Melbourne IVF fertility specialists are trained in obstetrics and gynaecology, but now dedicate their practice solely to fertility treatment – several are trained to the highest possible level in this field, the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) sub-specialist qualification, which is recognised by the Royal Australian College and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Your fertility specialist will choose the most appropriate treatment plan to give you the best opportunity for a baby. By undergoing treatment at Melbourne IVF, additional early testing detects the embryo most likely to lead to a baby, and other embryos of high potential are frozen for further use in months of years to come; more than 40% of our births come from frozen-thawed embryos.

All your procedures are performed by your specialist, including monitoring ultrasound scans, egg collection and embryo transfers, providing familiarity and reassurance at every stage of your journey. Meet our fertility specialists.

What’s more, each specialist works with a small team of fertility nurses who can be in daily contact with you if need be, and for your convenience start their morning clinic at 7.00am.

Our team of specialists is available seven days a week and will provide your care should your specialist be on leave or at weekends. There is always someone available who knows your case.

You can have most of your tests and appointments at a clinic close to your home or work, with seven to choose from in and around Melbourne. Procedures are carried out at our own specialist day hospital, offering a high level of comfort and privacy.

Learn more about our clinics.

Comfort and privacy in our purpose-built day hospital

Any surgical procedures, such as egg collection, can be carried out at the East Melbourne Specialist Day Hospital, our own specialist day hospital in East Melbourne. Offering high levels of privacy and comfort, we’ll make sure all your paperwork is taken care of so you can relax in the care of our specialist nurses, surgeons and anaesthetists.

Advanced science and in-house diagnostics

All procedures, including ICSI, freezing embryos and our world-class Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis program incorporating Advanced Embryo Selection, are carried out in our advanced laboratories. We also manage our own diagnostic service, including for Andrology (semen analysis) and Pathology (blood tests).

Find out more about our science.

Dedicated donor program and counselling support

Our donor team, counsellors and fertility specialists can support you with specific concerns and situations, such as using donor eggs, sperm or embryos and understanding Victorian ART Legislation requirements.

A/Prof John McBain

Posted by on Jan 29, 2012 in East Melbourne | 0 comments

A/Prof John McBain

MB ChB MRCOG FRANZCOG Highly experienced, thorough and compassionate. Born in Glasgow, John graduated in medicine from Glasgow University, and trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in Scotland. He came to Australia in 1976 to join the group of doctors researching IVF, as part of which he developed programmes that led to safe, successful super-ovulation. John was President of the Fertility Society of Australia in 1991, and Chairman of Melbourne IVF from 1998 to 2005. He became Head of Reproductive Services – ART at The Women’s Hospital...

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