At the beginning of 2022, he became a shareholder and co-founder of YGEIA IVF EMBRYOGENESIS, one of the largest and most modern assisted reproduction units in Greece.
Dr. Koufomichail Vassilios was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He continued his studies at one of the best English-speaking Universities ¨SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE¨ where he graduated with a grade of “excellent”.
He worked in the Department of General Surgery at “Amalia Fleming” and “Sotiria” hospitals.
He then successfully completed the specialty of Gynecology-Obstetrics at “Elena Venizelos” General Hospital of Obstetrics, gaining at the same time great experience in Urogynaecology and more specifically in treatments related to urological diseases and gynecological interventions in general. In Urogynaecology he was trained in Liège, Belgium, under Prof. De Leval, in Lyon, France, under Prof. Mellier, in Clermont Ferrand, France, under Prof. Zackthan.
He holds a postgraduate degree in Reproductive & Regenerative Medicine from the University of Athens.
Until January 2021, he led the Department of Urodynamic Study and Rehabilitation of Pelvic Floor Disorders at the IASO Maternity Hospital. He was also a member of the IASO endoscopic team performing dozens of laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures.
He has been working for ten years as a key member of the Embryogenesis Assisted Reproduction Center, participating in over 20,000 cycles of IVF, and has been thoroughly involved in the nerve-racking field of male infertility.
Since February 2021, he leads the Department of Urogynaecology and Aesthetic Gynecology of the YGEIA GROUP, “MITERA” Obstetrics and Gynecology.
At the beginning of 2022, he becomes a shareholder and co-founder of YGEIA IVF EMBRYOGENESIS, one of the largest and most modern assisted reproduction units in Greece.
He is active by participating as a speaker in lectures and medical conferences at national and international level related to Assisted Reproduction, Endoscopic Surgery and Urogynaecology.
He is a member of the Medical Association of Athens and the Hellenic Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy.
It is a method used to save women’s ability to get pregnant in the future.
Eggs harvested from your ovaries are frozen unfertilized and stored for later use.
You might consider egg freezing if:
It is a highly recommended treatment to overcome male infertility problems.
It is similar to the IVF while the only difference is that instead of mixing the sperm with the eggs and leaving them to fertilize, the fertility specialist injects a single sperm into the centre of an egg, maximizing the chances of fertilization taking place.
IVF is a procedure, used to overcome a range of fertility issues, by which an egg and sperm are joined together outside the body, in a specialised laboratory.
It can be used to overcome a range of fertility issues.
It refers to the use of eggs donated by another woman who acts as a ‘donor’ to assist an individual or couple who are the ‘recipient(s)’, in their attempt to become parents.
In order to donate eggs, the donor must undertake treatment on an IVF cycle.
The use of donor eggs is an option for women:
It is a new, experimental procedure, used when there is:
It involves injecting growth factors, a technique similar to that used to extract eggs for IVF.
Success of the treatment may be seen by:
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