The founder and scientific director of the Genesis Clinic Savvas Koundouros is an accredited clinical embryologist with more than 25 years of working experience in the field of assisted human reproduction. He is a British graduate (University of Birmingham) and has specialised in clinical science at King’s College Hospital in London. Savvas Koundouros has completed postgraduate (PhD) research work related to polycystic ovarian syndrome manifestation with academic publications in this field and a second PhD degree in Y chromosome gamete enrichment techniques at the Monash University institute of medical research in Melbourne Australia. His work has been published in major impact factor journals. Savvas has substantial experience in the field of human embryo pre-implantation genetic diagnosis having performed most possibly more embryo biopsies and subsequent diagnoses worldwide. It is estimated that more than 75000 embryos have been biopsied and diagnosed to date. Savvas has personally trained numerous embryologists who are now pursuing a career in this field.
Dr. Christina Stylianou
Dr. Stylianou obtained her medical degree from the University of Athens and received her training at renowned hospitals in Greece, England and Israel. She completed successfully courses and associated training for the clinical investigation of vaginal and cervical pathology at the Whittington hospital under the guidance of Professor Albert Singer and subsequently pursued a 2 year course under Professor Kypros Nicolaides at King’s College Hospital London where she received the accredited diploma in Fetal Medicine. Additional studies and training at St. Peter & Ashford Hospital in London granted her the Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery with subspecialty in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery for endometriosis and subfertility management. During her residence ship in the UK she also pursued a postgraduate degree (MSc) related to assisted reproduction medicine and infertility at the University of Bristol and worked thereafter in the private sector (Richmond Practice London) as a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist. Prior to her return to Cyprus she practiced her expertise at the Ichilov hospital in Tel-Aviv
Ms. Beata Hornyakova
She is an accredited clinical embryologist with extensive experience at pre-implantation genetic diagnosis techniques associated with comprehensive chromosomal and genetic screening on human embryos. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology and is the laboratory manager of the clinic.
Ms Larissa Stylianou
She is the clinic’s manager and controls archives and other treatment particulars relating to all patients. She holds a BA(Hons) degree from Moscow university at Economics. Ms Stylianou organises treatment schedules and assures the smooth running of the unit.
Ms. Elena Capatina
She is the senior staff nurse working in the field of infertility for over 7 years. She obtained her degree from the Chisinau Medical College in Moldova and has received her training in various hospitals both at her home country and abroad. Ms. Capatina has extensive experience in assessing ultra sound examinations working closely with the clinicians of the clinic to this effect. She is known for her unprecedented medical and personal care during patient treatments.