26 Aug Anonymous – Australia
I have never been happier
Some time ago, I found myself in the heartbreaking situation of being unmarried, and desperately wanting a family, yet finding out that it may be already too late because at my age the chances of having my own biological child was less than 3%. Even so and with much hope, I endured 3 IVF attempts using my own eggs. They did not work – it was a devastating experience.
I did some simple research and found Athens IVF Center. Their website was professional and informative. I then arranged a 15-minute skype appointment and spoke directly to Dr Vasileos Athanassiou, their lead doctor. I immediately recognised him as kind, caring and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions. I felt comfortable and decided to go ahead with a donor IVF treatment at this clinic. Well, I must say what an easy and reassuring experience it was! Once you sign up, they immediately assign you with a ‘Chief Listening Officer’, a kind lady by the name of Konstantina. She stayed in contact with me by email throughout my whole preparation phase in Australia; she was clear on what steps to take and medications required, and she was reassuring when I was stressed, worried and had doubts. She was also served as the liaison point between myself and Dr Athanassiou.
The time finally came for the final part of IVF cycle – the transfer, which was done in Greece by Dr Athanassiou. I was absolutely amazed at the professionalism of his whole team of nurses, administrative staff and embryologist. The transfer itself was a reassuring experience and I felt well-cared for throughout, and I even have a photo of the embryos before and after transfer!
That first IVF cycle at IVF Athens Clinic was successful and I now have a beautiful child. I have never been happier.
Thank you again to Dr Athanassiou, Konstantina, Maria the embryologist and the nurses and admin staff at Athens IVF Center.
I have since learned that Dr Athanassiou is a world-class IVF specialist and I feel so very lucky to have him as my IVF doctor. I definitely recommend this clinic and Dr Athanassiou.