Catello ScaricaReproductive Medicine- Embryology, European Hospital - New Fertility Group
- European Hospital - New Fertility Group
I obtained my medical degree from Nova Medical School (Lisbon), concluding my training in Obstetrics/Gynaecology at Hospital Santa Maria (Lisbon). I performed the Clinical Scholars Research Training (Harvard Medical School) and a research programme at Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (Brussels) with my Ph.D. thesis focusing primarily on the optimisation of endometrial receptivity during ART. I am currently the Scientific Coordinator at IVIRMA Lisbon and an Invited Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon. The primary focus of my ongoing research is on the optimization of endometrial receptivity and ART safety.
The first officially certified consultant as a clinical embryologist in the middle east with high experience, I start my work 20 years ago with a wide experience in establishing ART units in different countries according to ESHRE, ASRM guidelines and international standards, Occupational safety & healthy, and quality control requirements. That is Including planning, design, preparation & stabilization of all IVF unit departments (Clinics, laboratories, waiting area, IVF lab, operation room, recovery room...), in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, and Sudan, since 2008 until now. I am a trainer, official quality auditor, regional instructor and international advisor for ART units in the Arab world, Official regional instructor of vitrification (Oocyte / Embryo / ovarian tissue) for Meddle east, and as a part of my work, I organize workshops, lectures, presentations and participation in conferences and workshops. I am planning and working to optimize ART unit clinical outcomes and improving the occupational environment and internal and total quality control- management via hands-on education in different routines steps and introduce new and advanced techniques and ways of thinking to achieve the clinic's goals