Gyn Care IVF Greece

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IVF treatment availability at Gyn Care IVF Greece

IVF at Gyn Care IVF Greece - restrictions
Woman maximum age54
Single womanAllowed
Same sex female couplesAllowed
HIV (female)Not allowed
HIV (male)Not allowed
HCV / HBV (female)Allowed
HCV / HBV (male)Allowed

About Gyn Care IVF Greece: from hope to home

Gyn Care IVF Greece, situated in the vibrant city of Athens, is a fertility clinic in Greece. Established in 2015 under the expert guidance of Medical Director Dr. Evangelos Sakkas, this clinic boasts a team of five dedicated doctors and three skilled embryologists committed to delivering exceptional care to both Greek and international patients. Gyn Care IVF Greece is located within the REA Maternity Hospital, which holds certification from Swiss Approval, in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 standards for all its services. The IVF Unit has developed and put into practice a Quality Management System tailored for Medically Assisted Reproduction Units & Cryopreservation Banks. It has obtained certification from Swiss Approval for its services, meeting both International Standards ISO 9001:2015 and BS EN 15224:2016.

In 2022, they performed 1,341 treatments, with 59.7% of patients utilizing their own eggs and 40.3% opting for donor eggs.

Gyn Care IVF Greece

Gyn Care IVF Greece goes beyond conventional treatments such as IVF or egg donation, providing a range of specialized options, including:

  • Endometrial PRP Rejuvenation
  • Ovarian PRP Rejuvenation
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian PRP Rejuvenation
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Embryo Cryopreservation
  • Endometrial Scratching
  • Oocyte Cryopreservation
  • Management of Poor Responders
  • Treatment for Poor Responders in IVF

Experience and medical staff at Gyn Care IVF Greece

Dr. Evangelos Sakkas
Dr. Evangelos Sakkas

The clinic’s Medical Director is Dr. Evangelos Sakkas. Dr. Sakkas is a gynecologist and obstetrician with a Ph.D. from the University of Athens. Having specialized in IVF and gynecological endocrinology, he pursued further training at prestigious institutions across Europe, including UZ Brussel, where he achieved specialization in IVF.

Dr. Sakkas specialized in IVF at UZ Brussel, Europe’s largest IVF center, known for its contributions such as the discovery of the ICSI method and significant publications on Pub Med. He served as a lecturer at Brugmann University Hospital in Brussels, ULB, for two years and obtained a Master’s in IVF from Paris Descartes University.

In addition to his IVF expertise, Dr. Sakkas holds further qualifications, including a Master’s in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology from Société Française de Pédiatrie and a Master’s in Urogynecology from Université de Versailles, reflecting his commitment to comprehensive healthcare.

Driven by a dedication to the highest standards of care, Dr. Sakkas leads the medical team with empathy and proficiency, ensuring each patient receives personalized treatment and support tailored to their needs.

Gyn Care IVF Greece’s dedicated medical staff consists of five experienced treating doctors and three skilled embryologists, alongside a compassionate psychologist and a team of international patient coordinators and midwives.

Rozina Palaiologou, Gyn Care IVF Greece
Rozina Palaiologou, Therapist

Patients can expect a seamless experience from consultation to treatment, supported by a Patient Care team. Gyn Care IVF Greece patients have access to:

  • a complimentary session with the clinic’s Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) therapist and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher, Rozina Palaiologou.
  • 24/7 support with a dedicated coordinator via WhatsApp, offering timely reports to keep patients informed and supported throughout their treatment journey.
  • regular check-ins with Dr. Evangelos Sakkas to ensure ongoing discussion and monitoring of treatment progress.

Understanding the importance of effective communication, their team speaks your language. They offer support in English, Greek, Italian, French, and Russian.

IVF costs at Gyn Care IVF Greece

At Gyn Care IVF Greece, they offer transparent and affordable pricing for a wide range of fertility treatments. For those considering intrauterine insemination (IUI), the cost is €300, while artificial insemination with donor sperm (AID) is priced at €700. IVF treatment with own eggs is available for €2,000 per cycle.

For patients exploring egg donation as a pathway to parenthood, the clinic offers competitive pricing, with egg donation costing €3,500 per cycle and embryo donation priced at €4,000. They also provide options for egg freezing, with storage for one year priced at €500.

Excitingly, for 2023 and onwards, Gyn Care IVF Greece has established an exclusive collaboration with Ovobank. Patients now have the unique to personally select their donors, enhancing transparency and overcoming the anonymity obstacle enforced by Greek law. Leveraging AI and facial recognition technology, they assist patients in finding the most physically similar donor. Patients are registered in the most prominent European donor database through a custom link dedicated to the clinic, ensuring a more personalized and empowering experience for those on their fertility journey.

For same-sex couples or individuals seeking alternative family-building options, the clinic offers the ROPA (Reception of Oocytes from Partner) method for €2,000 per cycle. Additionally, sperm donation is available starting from €300, with comprehensive services including sperm freezing priced at €300.

Basic IVF packages cost at Gyn Care IVF Greece
Intrauterine insemination (IUI)€300
Artificial insemination with donor (AID)€700
IVF with own eggs€2,000
Egg donation IVF€3,500
Embryo donation€4,000
Egg freezing€500 (1-year storage)
Sperm donationfrom €2,500 (IVF + donor sperm)

At Gyn Care IVF Greece, they understand that navigating the financial aspects of fertility treatment can be daunting, which is why they offer complimentary consultations with their Patient Navigators to assist with treatment planning and financial inquiries and seamlessly prepare them for a doctor’s consultation. Their dedicated team is there to support patients every step of the way, ensuring that their experience with the clinic is as seamless and stress-free as possible.

IVF add-ons and other costs

Other IVF techniques costs at Gyn Care IVF Greece
Medical consultation (doctor)free
Donor sperm€300
Sperm freezing€300
Embryo Monitoring (e.g. Embryoscope)€500
Blastocyst culture€300
PGT-A / PGS genetic embryo testing€1,000
Embryo freezing and storage for 1 year€500
FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer€1,400

IVF success rates at Gyn Care IVF Greece

Based on 2022 data, their success rates, measured by achieving a clinical pregnancy per embryo transfer, reflect the effectiveness of their treatments.

For IVF with donor eggs, they achieved a success rate of 68.2%, while IVF with own eggs resulted in a success rate of 52.7%. Their commitment to transparency is evident in the detailed breakdown of success rates based on age groups:

  • Women under 35: 78.2%
  • Women age 35-40: 67.1%
  • Women over 40: 39.1%

For alternative approaches, the success rates are as follows:

  • IVF using frozen embryos: 59.2%
  • IVF using donor embryos: 69.1%

Gyn Care family

On December 17, 2023, the Gyn Care Team had a beautiful Christmas Family Celebration where patients came together to celebrate their journey to parenthood. They enjoyed a lovely dinner together, watched a fun Christmas Muppet show, met Santa Claus, and had lots of family activities. This event was a special time to share joy and appreciate the amazing families that have been created with the help of Gyn Care IVF.

Christmas celebration at Gyn Care IVF Greece

Why choose Gyn Care IVF for treatment

Gyn Care IVF Greece is located at Michalakopoulou 169 in Athens, Greece. It is a bustling neighborhood with a blend of modernity and historical charm. Surrounding this IVF Greece clinic, you’ll find hotels, Airbnb places, and essential amenities, providing a comforting backdrop for patients embarking on their fertility journey in Athens. Convenient flights from major European capitals to Athens ensure easy access for patients seeking world-class fertility services. You can easily reach Athens by flying from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Rome, Amsterdam, Berlin, Warsaw, etc.

If you find time for sightseeing, you might be interested in visiting the Lycabettus Hill Viewing Area. Lycabettus Hill, the tallest point in Athens at 277 meters above sea level, offers a stunning view. Climbing up its circular path is a beautiful but tough challenge, especially in the summer heat. If you love cultural events, the iconic Lycabettus Theatre re-opened in Athens in October 2023 after a 15-year closure. Having hosted more than 1,000 concerts during its 43 years in operation, the iconic amphitheatre boasts panoramic views over Athens, perched on a landing just below the summit of Lycabettus Hill.

Contact Gyn Care IVF Greece today to take the first step towards realizing your dreams of starting or expanding your family.

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