IVI Middle East

Muscat office

Headquartered in Valencia, Spain, Equipo IVI is the world’s foremost provider of infertility treatments with 51 clinics worldwide and is at the forefront of clinical research in the area of Reproductive Medicine. Equipo IVI established its first clinics in the GCC in May 2015 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. We are now launching the our first clinic in Oman, IVI Fertility Middle East, Muscat.

Incidences of infertility in the Middle East are increasing with an estimated 5 to 6 million infertile couples. Hence there is a clear need for institutional providers of quality IVF services.

Our mission is to provide world class infertility treatments using internationally acceptable protocols that are affordable and conveniently located for the local population. IVI has delivered over 135,000 babies worldwide. Patient safety and personalized treatments are the core ethos of the IVI Group.

Our Middle East clinics are led by renowned fertility subspecialist Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi (Medical Director) along with a highly experienced team of IVF specialists and embryologists. In a short span of two years, our clinics have achieved amongst the highest success rates in the world (more than 70% and pregnancies rate with 1.1 embryos transferred per cycle).

With the start of the Muscat clinic, couples in Oman now have an opportunity to realize their dream of parenthood without having to consider travel outside of the region for quality infertility treatments.

IVI Fertility - a new ray of hope for those trying to conceive!

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic LLC

Al Khuwair Towers, Behind Zawawi Mosque, P.O Box 460 PC 131 Building #1351, Way #3517, Al Khuwair, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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Services at IVI fertility Muscat Include

  • Consultation & Diagnostics
  • Ovarian Stimulation
  • In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Cryopreservation/Vitrification: Oocyte
  • Embryo Freezing
  • Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • Blastocyst Culture
  • Laser Assisted Hatching
  • Embryoscope
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS)
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Carrier Genetic Test (CGT)
  • Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA)
  • Products of Conception using Array CGH (POC)

Our Team of Fertility Experts


Dr. Human Fatemi,

Medical Director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinics

Prof. Dr. Human M. Fatemi graduated as an MD in 1999 from the “Vrije Universiteit Brussel” with magnum cum laude. In 2008, he was recognized as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine and surgery by European Society of Human Reproduction (ESHRE) and European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (EBCOG).
He is a world renowned consultant in the field of fertility treatments with over 200 publications. Prof (Dr) Fatemi was a senior consultant for over 14 years at Centre for Reproductive Medicine (CRG) at CZ Brussels. He has 7 years’ experience in the Middle East and specializes in treating region-specific causes of infertility.

barbara lawrenz

Dr. Barbara Lawrenz,

Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Barbara Lawrenz obtained her Medical Degree from Germany in 1989 and completed her specialization in Gynecology and Obstetrics in 1995. In 2004, she also gained expertise in Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine followed by Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Lawrenz is an expert in fertility preservation before cytotoxic therapy in women with malignant diseases and fertility preservation for those undergoing cancer treatment and cancer survivors. She has authored 21 pub-med reviewed articles in various prestigious German journals.
Dr. Lawrenz was the Head of IVF department at Women´s University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany and is an esteemed member of the European Society of Human Reproduction (ESHRE).


Dr. Francisco Ruiz

Specialist – IVF

Dr. Francisco Javier Ruiz Flores attained his Masters Degree in Human Reproduction from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad in 2010, Madrid, Spain. He is a renowned specialist in reproductive endocrinology/infertility and has worked as the Human Reproduction Specialist at IVI Mexico and IVI Madrid previously. Apart from reproductive endocrinology/infertility, his other areas of research include endometriosis and infertility and poor ovarian response.


Dr. Upma Pathak Shanker

Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Upma Pathak Shanker received her Masters in Reproduction, Development and Advanced Infertility from Bristol School of Medicine, St Michaels Hospital in 2013.
She is a renowned Gynecologist and Obstetrician with an experience of over 15 years and 2000+ deliveries to her credit. She is an esteemed member of the British Fertility Society, American Society Of Reproductive Medicine and the Oman Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2014, she was awarded a certificate of appreciation at the Armed Forces Hospital, Oman for her outstanding work with the OT safety committee