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IVF Pelargos

IVF Pelargos

21 1198 5455 ext: 50159

23 Feidippidou street ,, Ampelokipoi, Athens, 11527Greece

Popular Treatments

Fertility Specialist Consultation up to 100 €
IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation 2500 € - 3100 €
PGD - Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Egg Freezing from 2500 €
Tubal Ligation from 1000 €
FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer from 800 €
Tubal Surgery from 2000 €
IVF with Donor Eggs 4500 € - 7000 €
PGS - Preimplantation Genetic Screening
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About IVF Pelargos

Pelargos IVF

is a Fertility Medical Group, which was established to provide top quality fertility and assisted conception services, at the best IVF Centers in Greece. Specializes in egg donation and surrogacy, but also creates tailor made  IVF protocols for difficult cases(poor responders, resistant PCOs, increased BMI) and offers individualized one to one medical care by specialists in the field.  Finally, we provide advanced gynecological minimal access surgery, at the best private Hospitals in Athens dealing laparoscopically and hysteroscopically with fibroids, severe endometriosis , ovarian cysts and tubal problems

Pelargos IVF team

is comprised of high caliber, medics and paramedics. Mr. Karpouzis ,a well known fertility specialist and Obs and Gyn Consultant,  with long experience in the field, together with a dietitian based in London, and an endocrinologist , a hematologist, a urologist and a psychologist based in Greece, as well as with a dedicated legal team for surrogacy cases and a concierge /estate broker ,  work together in order to offer holistic approach to any couple or woman who will trust us for their treatment and  aim to  provide all inclusive personalised , high end or budget packages in Greece with no Hidden costsIVF Centers We cooperate with the best IVF Centers and Hospitals in the country and help you  chose the ideal one for your case. Institute of Life Fertility Center, one of the biggest fertility Centers in Europe, Embryogenesis with long experience in  PGS/PGD and on site genetic labaratory and Mediterranean Fertility Institute with long experience in the surrogacy field , as well as Iaso Maternity Hospital, Leto Maternity Hospital and Athinaiki Mediclinic are well known  IVF centers and Hospitals, we cooperate with.We have also  established a virtual consultation service for patients who want to have a consultation with us , but live abroad. Our concierge / estate broker can also take over fidinng your  accomodation in Greece during the treatment, so that you can have complete peace of mindMr. Harry Karpouzis MRCOG BSCCP DIUE

 is a private Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with special interest in Reproductive Medicine/Infertility/IVF and Minimal access surgery. He is the scientific director and founder of pelargos IVF Medical Group

He is currently practicing in Athens, Greece.He is fully trained in the UK and has been on the General Medical Council (UK)Specialist Register.

He has worked at St. Thomas Hospital, King's College Hospital, Newham University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Princess Royal Hospital and  Homerton University Hospital in the UK.

He is a specialist:

-In Reproductive Medicine /Fertility.He specializes in poor responders, as well as persistent PCOs patients. He is certified by the British Fertility Society for embryo transfers, assisted conception and Infertility

-In laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery.Has been accredited by the Clermonte -Ferrand  University in France with the Diplome Inter-Universite European(DIUE) and has performed thousands of laparoscopies and hysteroscopies

-He became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ( MRCOG) in 2011.Dr Karpouzis believes in thorough consultation of the infertile couples.Always works with evidence based international protocols , but at the same time likes using  initiative,  tailor made to each couple IVF protocols , always with excellent success rates.He  makes sure that the patients have all the information they need or want and takes seriously  their psychological needs.  Patient's safety is paramount for him.Why us?Our decalogue of success:
  • Holistic approach
  • Individualized specialist care
  • Chose the right IVF Center for you with our help
  • All inclusive services
  • Virtual Consultation/Fly in 
  • tailor made protocols
  • Fixed prices
  • Top success rates
  • Bespoke services(high end/budget options)
  • High caliber UK  trained medical team
Pelargos is the Greek word for the stork. Fly with us to parenthood and let us deliver your dreams
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Patient reviews

5.0 from 15 verified reviews
Sarah, Ireland
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My experience was great with both the clinic and the doctor and we would completely recommend

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

My experience with pelagros IVF and Dr Karpousis has been entirely positive. We spent a long time looking into clinics abroad as our research pointed to clinics in Greece and Prague had the highest success rates in europe. our decision to go with pelagros IVF was based on his high first cycle success rates. At the moment I'm 10 weeks pregnant after just one cycle. I found Dr Karpousis to be completely professional and always responded to my questions about medication etc. He set out a plan for my cycle, and we decided to do a frozen cycle, as this can lead to higher success rates.

When my eggs were collected he got 10 mature eggs, nine of these fertilized and we got 6 day 5 embryos. I came back to Athens a few months later for the transfer which was successful. Dr Karpousis took his time with our cycle and it was worth the wait. The clinic he was based in for my cycle was at IASO hospital in Athens, but I know that he works out of a few different clinics in Athens, depending on the customers needs or age. IASO institute of life clinic, the staff were great too, and we are so impressed by the lab there. The embryologist explained to me on the day of my transfer that we had been selected to have our embryos scanned with new artificial intelligence technology to rate the embryos chances of pregnancy. We were really grateful for this and that lab is known to be one of the most advanced in Europe.

One embryo was given 89% chance and the other 39%. We have found this to be accurate. Dr Karpousis staff Elizabeth and Maria were very helpful and friendly too, organising different parts of the cycle and getting prescriptions and referral letters. My experience was great with both the clinic and Dr Karpousis and we would completely recommend pelagros IVF, going to Athens itself was lovely and Athens is a really interesting historical city to explore.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Louise Adair, UK
( Review verified by phone)

Made a dream become a reality

5 50 Fertility Specialist Consultation

Outstanding treatment from start to finish. Informed by our doctor personally every step of the way. Made a dream become a reality.

Veronika, Belgium
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What counts is a tailor-made treatment based on your individual condition

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation • Paid: 4900 €

If you are reading this review you are most probably one step away from making your decision regarding a choice of a clinic, struggling to find this one decisive factor, as most of the clinics show excellent statistics.

The good news is those general statistics do look good for most of the clinics as technologies and science made big progress in the field of IVF.
The bad news is that none of these statistics can be 100% applicable to you.

What counts is a tailor-made treatment based on your individual condition. And that is exactly what you get at IVF Pelargos as Dr Karpouzis is personally following on your case, adjusting protocol as you go.

The combination of a strong academic background, experience but also being passionate about his job as well as fully dedicated to the positive result of your treatment, makes Dr Karpouzis an exceptional doctor.
Being 10 weeks pregnant, I have only positive thinking regarding the outcome of my pregnancy but even if it would not lead to the desired outcome, I know I would fly back to Greece and would be in the best possible hands. This gives me peace of mind.

Special thanks to Maria for all the patience and kindness!

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Sarah Gale (O,Neill), UK
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I was made to feel very included and informed

5 50 Fertility Specialist Consultation • Paid: 5000 €

I started my fertility journey back in 2019 in the UK with three rounds of unsuccessful IUI treatments in UK.

I was advised to look at maybe using an egg donor due to my age and this would increase my chances of success. Unfortunately, the prices in the UK were astronomical and this would’ve meant that for me it would not have been possible. However, when investigating worldwide I came across Pelargos IVF and Harry Karpouzis MD.

Scientific Director Pelargos IVF in Athens and Institute of Life. This is one of the largest and most advanced Assisted Reproduction Units in Greece. It was established within the premises of “IASO”, the largest Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic in Greece.

Of all the fertility clinics I looked at, this was by far the best and most traceable. I looked at reviews and peoples comments that had been there before for treatment and felt very confident in my choice.

From all information and communication from my first contact in November 2019. I was made to feel very included and informed. Every single question or query that I had was answered very quickly. Costs were exactly as explained from day one with no additional costs that were ever undisclosed. They even guarantee two embryos which on my first attempt I did have, but unfortunately only two.

In my first round of IVF in February 2020, I had the two embryos implanted, unfortunately, this was unsuccessful.

The great communication continued and we discussed what we could change to make the chances of success better this time. I felt included every step of the way, understanding every stage with ease, even through the hard times of a failed attempt, the start of a pandemic and the COVID-19 testing: we were able to get another egg donor that would hopefully be more compatible and harvest the eggs by April which was amazing.

Out of 10 eggs that were harvested, 7 reached the embryo stage. These were 5-day blastocyst. This was amazing after only getting two the first time around.

With the lockdown starting at this time and travel being difficult from the UK they were frozen.

As soon as we were able to downcycle me and arrange travel together with accommodation we were able to go ahead again in August 2020.

The week before I was due to travel everything went wrong, a scan appointment with the radiographer at Harry’s request revealed a large fibroid. The scan showed that this fibroid was on the outside of my uterus. The fibroid was large 12.5 cm x 13 cm. I immediately contacted Harry who said he wanted to look into things, but would get back to me immediately, a phone call a few hours later confirmed that it was fine to go ahead with the implantation. He felt the fibroid, would not affect the chances of pregnancy, he would prefer it removed but it was my choice. However, a successful pregnancy for me might prove painful and challenging. The choice at this point was whether to go ahead now or get the fibroid removed. With seven embryos I decided to go ahead and take the risk with the support of Harry.

This wasn’t the end of my problems as at this point my mother who was due to travel with me had a fall and broke her wrist she was unable to accompany me but luckily my auntie stepped in and took her place.

I had two of the seven embryos implanted made a point of resting for four days after implantation before travelling home. To my immense joy, this was successful and I was able to see a positive result on a home pregnancy test within 10 days. I then had the pregnancy confirmed with two blood tests a couple of days apart. This confirmed I was indeed pregnant. I had an early scan at seven weeks to confirm everything was okay and whether there were one or two embryos.

Where am I at now?
I’m 47 years old, and I am very pleased to let you know I have a beautiful healthy baby boy born 7lb 14oz in May 2021. With 5 embryos still frozen and further opportunities to increase my family availability.

This is all thanks to Dr. Harry Karpouzis and the Pelargos IVF team at the Institute of life facility, Iaso Hospital in Athens, Greece. They will always hold a special place in my heart, “thank you guys so much, I might even see you again.

Hanaa Slaiman, UK
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You have made what could have been a very difficult time much easier

5 50 Fertility Specialist Consultation

When I saw the 2 hearts beating at the scan, my heart started smiling and shining. Dr Harris, You have made what could have been a very difficult time much easier.

You are the most professional, confident and efficient doctor Harris Karpouzis. Thank you for everything you did for us. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Nicky, UK
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We are now 5 months pregnant and would definitely recommend this clinic

5 50 Fertility Specialist Consultation

Dr Harry and Team were attentive from the start. He would respond quickly to questions throughout the process and the service was so much more personal (and about the 3rd of the cost!) of London based clinics. We are now 5 months pregnant and would definitely recommend this clinic. Going to Athens was a great opportunity to fit in a couple of enjoyable breaks and to see some of Greece. Maria can help you organise the trip. Thanks, Dr Harry, Maria and team!

Yvonne Bower, UK
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I am now pleased to say that we are now 20 weeks pregnant and we are both over the moon

4.5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

My husband and I first met Dr Harry Kaprouzis in July 2019 and we both immediately felt that he was the right Dr for us and it was the best decision we ever made, we only wish we had met him sooner as we had been unsuccessful with previous IVF treatments in the UK and Spain, Harry was honest, patient and informative giving us all the possible treatment options taking the time to explain everything to us. It was the first time that we both felt included in the decision-making process, After taking a detailed history he provided a personalised care plan for me. All my correspondence was direct with him with no middle person, he also did the IVF transfer himself which made all the difference, the total cost of the treatment was reasonable considering that I had a direct line to him. The hospital where the transfer took place was efficient and the staff lovely. Harry responded promptly to all messages and always put us at ease, answering all of our questions during the treatment and believe me there were many! I am now pleased to say that we are now 20 weeks pregnant and we are both over the moon. Thank you so much Dr Harry Kaprouzis.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Dimitra Laskou, UK
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He was very honest, straight-forward and explained clearly everything about the process to us

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

We decided to go with IVF Pelargos clinic after meeting Dr Harry Karpouzis and immediately felt a deep trust and connection with him. Not only his scientific credentials were great, but on top of that, he was very honest, straight-forward and explained clearly everything about the process to us, making us feel immediately reassured.

We started the treatment in May 2019, when I was at the age of 46. We travelled to Greece from the UK, where we live. After a simple and smooth pharmaceutical process, we managed to collect four eggs and all were fertilised. We implanted two of them and one led to pregnancy! At my age, we considered this a great success, especially as this was our first ever IVF treatment.

We would strongly recommend IVF Pelargos and Dr Karpouzis to all hopeful parents without any hesitation.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Souhila, UK
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Everything went to plan

5 50 ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection • Paid: 3000 €

I cannot thank you enough for the excellent care and expertise of Dr Karpouzis and his team. Everything went to plan, his detailed analysis and constant attention with all-inclusive scans and tests provided world-class healthcare at a reasonable price.

I failed ICSI treatment the first time in another clinic located in the Czech Republic so was concerned about being successful the second time. But the treatment in Athens by Dr Karpouzis was like clockwork and resulted in me becoming successfully pregnant. The first time we spoke to him he was caring and detailed, this was when we realised the difference and felt confident and comfortable with the ICSI treatment.

Thank you Dr Karpouzis you made my dream come true.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Lydia Thanasou, UK
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He made my dream come true and I strongly recommend him

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

Dr H. Karpouzis undertook my fertility treatment (IVF, five day embryo transfer) successfully the first time despite a few important difficulties. With a very strong professional attitude, excellent scientific skills as well as communication skills, the whole treatment procedure went by quite smoothly. He made my dream come true and I strongly recommend him!

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Mersina, US
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I got my positive result and I couldn't be happier

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation • Paid: 5 €

Where do I start? I made an inquiry on WhatClinic in July 2018. Much to my surprise, within minutes Dr Karpouzis reached out to me via telephone. We had a very lengthy conversation where he was very thorough about the process and answered all my questions. He suggested a Skype call to be able to talk to both me and my husband and basically explain everything to us once again. He was very knowledgeable and I felt a connection with him right away. I knew he was the right doctor for us. Not only was he knowledgeable, but he was also professional, kind, polite and very patient. We communicated via email for the following months. He was with me every step of the way. Very responsive to all my emails and my texts. I never felt ignored or like just another patient. When he told me that I will be talking only with him from start to finish he wasn't kidding. I only had to deal with him personally. Not his staff. This way nothing got lost in translation.

It's a service he provides that is truly priceless because it makes you feel important and taken care of. I even had to wake him up at 2:30 in the morning one time because I had a question about the medication. He answered. No voicemail to leave a message and he will get back to me. He answered the phone and put my concerns at ease. He has gone above and beyond to make sure I got medication while my daughter was in Greece so she can bring it back to me here in the states, which helped a lot in shortening my stay in Greece. We arrived in Athens on Sept.24, 2018. It was such a pleasure to finally meet this wonderful and amazing doctor who's about to make our dream come true. He was so kind and respectful. So professional. I cannot say enough great things about Dr Karpouzis.

He talked to us, examined me and explained everything to us step by step. Made sure we understood everything so everything went like clockwork up to the day of the embryo transfer. But although I was done with my treatment, it doesn't end there. He still continued to check on me to see how I was feeling. To make sure I was taking all my medication. I was still texting him with silly questions and again always responded. Well, I am back home now. 6 days post embryo transfer. He told me to take the test 12 days post embryo transfer but something was telling me that it worked and I took 2 pregnancy tests. Both gave me a positive result!

We cannot express our gratitude enough for this amazing young talented professional who I believe is top in his field. I wanna tell the whole world how great he is. I would recommend him to anyone who wants personal and professional care and a positive result! It was worth the trip to Greece to be in the hands of the best doctor Dr Karpouzis. Do not hesitate. Book your appointment with him today! I promise you it will be the best decision you ever made. I know it was for me. Thank you Dr Karpouzis!

The Institute of Life is the best! The women who work there are so professional and polite. They were so nice. No bad attitudes to deal with. They were always happy and willing to help. They helped make this experience that much better! The Institute of Life was very clean and is run so professionally and very efficient. All in all, I am very happy with the choices I made.

I am 49 years old, I have a fibroid the size of a grapefruit, I am overweight and this was my very first IVF. Against all odds, everyone else who told me it can't be done, Dr Karpouzis proved them wrong! I got my positive result and I couldn't be happier! He is my miracle doctor excellent doctor. Highly recommend!

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Nghiem, France
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An excellent doctor who really cares about his patient and follows up on all areas of your IVF path

5 50 IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

Dr Harry Karpouzis helped me get pregnant past 43 years old with a history of IVF failures in the best clinics (star professors) in Paris and Barcelona. First time in Greece with him, and I got pregnant where others failed. This was not my case. I had never such a thorough, precise, detail focused, attentive, reflective diagnostic. Dr Harry is a new generation of young talented doctors fully trained in London, and has decided to provide high-quality level treatment in Athens instead of London. His communication is thorough, direct albeit human, very clear, democratic (he explained to me all the steps and I understood them which makes it all easier).

During the treatment, he was able to adapt the dosage day to day according to the daily/ weekly blood and ethnographic (scan) results, something the star centers in Barcelona failed to do as they distributed a standard paper process to everyone to follow, without deepening the case. You want the IVF, then you pay and you follow the list. Doctors don't own you because you never talk to the same one. They don't know your file nor your real case. Same with my Paris prominent clinic.

Dr Harry was the opposite, he made a nailed down tailored treatment, focusing on "hidden" details and precise and adaptation of diagnostic. There is no standardization here. And it REALLY MAKES THE WHOLE DIFFERENCE. This made me get pregnant on the first trial with him. I consider him an excellent doctor, better than the expensive old professors I met before, who really cares about his patient and follows up on all areas of your IVF path. Great communication.

It is the first time, as a seasoned IVF patient, that I felt totally taken in charge. Thank you to him and for the latest IVF practices and knowledge shared and applied. Today I am very happy to be pregnant with an evolutive pregnancy with good prognostics of vitality. Something exceptional at my advanced age ( with my own eggs).

The clinic is state of the art and new, welcoming, and efficient. I never had to wait for more than 10'. It is reachable directly form the city centre in 30' by direct express safe bus. For sure all French doctors nowadays send their patients to Greece rather than Spain or Belgium, and I do understand this big shift.

I would, not hesitate a second to use Perlagos IVF services again. They are excellent.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
Despoina, UK
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I will never forget. My whole journey was just so perfect

5 50 IVF with Donor Eggs

I cannot recommend Pelargos IVF enough. Mr. Karpouzis made it an experience, I will never forget. My whole journey was just so perfect.

I had such a personalized care by him, throughout the treatment and a positive pregnancy test on my 1st egg donation cycle. I am so much grateful.

The high quality of patient care.
Pelargos IVF Clinic is performing at very high standards.

Treated by: Mr Charalampos Karpouzis
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  • RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 
  • BFS - British Fertility Society (UK) 


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Clinic services

Emergency serviceHome visitsOpen 24 hours - via phone callOpen weekends - via phone call

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from 2500 €

Egg Freezing

up to 100 €

Fertility Specialist Consultation (1 hour)

After exchange of initial emails and phonecalls  and in case a detailled consultation with medical notes analysis is decided, a virtual skype consultation is provided with the same cost of 100 E, for couples/ women who live abroad
from 800 €

FET - Frozen Embryo Transfer

2500 € - 3100 €

IVF - In Vitro Fertilisation

4500 € - 7000 €

IVF with Donor Eggs (2 sessions)

Egg donation cost depends. Book a virtual consultation with us to find out more about our: budget 2 guaranteed blastocysts option and our exclusive blastocysts and frozen embryos guaranteed package. Success rates 75-85%

PGD - Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

enquire for PGS/PGD prices. Cost depends on individual case, amount of embryos, freeze all technique, blastocyst biopsy or not and IVF center. Book a skype consultation for analysis of the case and estimation of cost. Cost is very competitive though in comparison to UK, US and Australia, Spain and cooperating labaratories are higly experienced  and top quality.



PGS - Preimplantation Genetic Screening

enquire for PGS/PGD prices. Cost depends on individual case, amount of embryos, freeze all technique, blastocyst biopsy or not and IVF center. Book a skype consultation for analysis of the case and estimation of cost. Cost is very competitive though in comparison to UK, US and Australia, Spain and cooperating labaratories are higly experienced  and top quality.


from 2000 €

Tubal Surgery

Obstetrics / Gynaecology


D&C - Dilatation and Curettage

600 € - 2000 €

Hysteroscopic Surgery

prices depend on the case(DIiagbostic, polyp, fibroid) and the hospital.
2000 € - 3500 €

Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery

prices depend on the case (diagnostic, cyst, fibroid, endometriosis) and the hospital. Budget and high end options
2200 € - 3300 €


prices depend on case and hospital. 
up to 80 €

Obstetrician / Gynaecologist Consultation

from 1000 €

Tubal Ligation

IVF Pelargos - 23 Feidippidou street ,, Ampelokipoi, Athens, 11527,

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Mr Charalampos Karpouzis -  at IVF Pelargos

Mr Charalampos Karpouzis

  Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fertility Medicine
  English, Greek
Scientific director and founder of pelargos IVF. Obstetrics and gynecology consultant and fertility specialist. Fully trained in the UK. Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and accredited by the British Fertility Society for embryo transfers and fertility/assisted conception. Has 7 years of experience in the field and was fully trained in the UK.

Mr Philip Koidis

Job Title:
Philip is Based in London.He is the  Owner of cosmopolitan nutritian clinic W1. Has pioneered an online what's up virtual weight control service . He cooperates with pelargos IVF for patients with weight problems , based in London and not only.We work together to sort out obesity related fertility issues. First stop weight management in London. Second stop assisted conception in Greece

Mr John Komninos

Job Title:
  Endocrinology and Diabetes

Ms kelly kontou

Job Title:
Kelly is our psychologist. We believe that psychology plays an important part in IVF success.Kelly has been trained both in Greece and the UK. Helps a lot couples and women who face infertility problems, before , during and after their IVF /egg donation/surrogacy treatments

Mr vasilios Chatziantoniou

Job Title:
21 1198 5455 ext: 50159

23 Feidippidou street ,, Ampelokipoi, Athens, 11527Greece