Cyprus IVF Hospital is located in the city centre of Famagusta, North Cyprus and is a part of the largest private hospital in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. As a subsidiary of Cyprus Central Hospital, Cyprus IVF Hospital commenced offering services and treatment in 2008. The clinic was the first in North Cyprus to obtain International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001) certification due to the service quality and treatment it provides to the patient.
In 2021, Cyprus IVF Hospital performed 221 treatment cycles (not including frozen embryo transfers) of which 68% cycles were egg donation and 32% were IVF with own eggs. The clinic accepts female patients up to the age of 55, however, patients who are 45+ need special permission with additional tests. The hospital is located in a building of 8,500 m², with a restaurant and gym, two laboratories, one operating theatre, and 50 ensuite double recovery rooms for patients. This shows how big and comfortable the clinic is.
Together with top medical care, the patients can benefit from a diverse donor network, various programs to help keep IVF costs down and excellent patient care. In addition, their egg donation program is designed to serve patients from various countries and of various ethnicities, including those from Europe and the Middle East, Africa, and the USA. In the donor program, the goal is to match an infertile couple with healthy sperm and egg (oocyte) donor via the latest advancement in the field of assisted reproductive technology.
North Cyprus has many IVF clinics and it is a big industry. However, only few of them have International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification. The clinic holds ISO 9001. Cyprus IVF Hospital was the first to obtain this certification due to the service quality and treatment it provides to patients. Enhancing the medical team and equipment to more qualified and professional in parallel with the world IVF standards and technology improvement, Cyprus IVF Hospital has had a tremendous influence on the reproductive medicine domain.
Cyprus IVF Hospital offers a diverse donor network, and various IVF and egg donation programs to help you keep costs down while, at the same time, receiving excellent care. Couples prefer CCH IVF when they are ready to start a family and need the help of a full-service egg donation and surrogacy program. The clinic offers treatment to couples who seek conventional infertility treatment. Their donation program is equipped to serve other countries, including those in Europe and the Middle East, Africa, and the USA.
The Medical Team at Cyprus IVF Hospital
The Medical Director is Dr. Serap Kağan. She is also the main gynaecologist and IVF specialist at the clinic and is well known for her friendly approach to patients and high success rates in the field. Dr.Kagan has been a gynecology and obstetrics specialist since 1994 and obtained her IVF Specialist Certificate at Istanbul Şişli Memorial Hospital in 2008. This means she has a staggering 30+ experience as an Ob/Gyn and a specialist.
In 2005, she attended the Laparoscopy Course held at Burhan Nalbantoğlu Hospital. Furthermore, in 2007 she participated in the Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy course for three months at Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Hospital. In 2008, after the six months she attended Memorial Hospital, Istanbul, she received an IVF Specialist Certificate. She completed her specialization in 1994 and worked as a Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist for one year in a private hospital in Yozgat. Returning to Northern Cyprus in 1995, she took part in the founding team of Cyprus Central Hospital. Dr Serap Kagan is the mother of 2 children.
There is also another Ob/Gyn and fertility specialist – Dr İçten Balık Kıvançlı, urologist – Dr. Mehmet Tuzlali, and Children’s Health and Diseases Specialist – Dr Cemal Mert.
The team speaks English, German, French, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.
Cyprus IVF Hospital Centre Treatment Options
- IUI (intrauterine insemination) and AID (artificial insemination with donor)
- Egg donation
- Embryo donation
- Sperm donation
- Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT/PGS)
- Gender selection
- Endometrial Scratch
- Surgical Sperm Retrieval
- Vasectomy Reversal
- Male Infertility Tests
- Blastocyst Culture
- Laser-Assisted Hatching
- Ultrasound Scans
- Advanced Embryology
- ROPA (Reciprocal IVF) for same-sex female couples
- Genetic Tests.
Cyprus IVF Hospital is LGBTQ+ friendly clinic and it welcomes gay couples and offers treatments like IUI, or ROPA (Reciprocal IVF/co-maternity) where two women can share motherhood. ROPA program costs EUR 6,000. Transgender or non-binary patients can also benefit from the procedure of collecting, freezing, and storing their genetic material so they can consider having children in the future.
For patients who are not able to carry their own child, Cyprus IVF Hospital offers gestational surrogacy where embryos created from patients or donors’ gametes are used.
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Cyprus IVF Hospital Costs 2022
Both IUI (intrauterine insemination) and AID (artificial insemination with donor) are available at the clinic. The cost of IUI is EUR 500 and if there is a need for you to use donor sperm, the cost for AID is EUR 2,000.
IVF with Own Eggs
If you opt for IVF with own eggs program, it is going to cost you EUR 2,750. This includes
- blastocyst transfer.
If there is male factor infertility, you can opt for IVF with donor sperm at the cost of EUR 3,750. You can also choose a Tandem IVF (your own oocytes + donor oocytes) at the cost of EUR 6,250. The extended culture to the blastocyst stage is extra and costs EUR 1,500. If you need to freeze any remaining embryos, sperm or eggs for later use, the cost including storage is EUR 500 for the first year. After the first year, it is then only EUR 250/year. For frozen embryo transfer, you would pay EUR 1,500. If you are looking into genetically testing your embryos before the transfer, the clinic offers PGD testing at the cost of EUR 2,000 per patient’s embryo batch.
If you have been looking into fertility preservation options, this is available at Cyprus IVF Hospital as social freezing. The cost is EUR 1,500 and it includes egg collection, 1-year freezing. After the first year, the storage of your oocytes will cost you EUR 250 per year.
ROPA – Reciprocal IVF
As mentioned above, Reciprocal IVF (Shared Motherhood) program for female same-sex couples costs EUR 6,000. This is a procedure where one partner’s eggs are collected and fertilized with donor sperm and, then, transferred to the other partner’s uterus. This way two women can participate in the journey to motherhood.
Egg donation program costs EUR 4,750 and includes all necessary procedures (ICSI, embryo transfer, etc.) except for IVF drugs (which are approx. EUR 400) and extended culture to blastocyst which is EUR 1,500. There is also an embryo donation program available at the cost of EUR 6,000.
The first consultation with a doctor and embryologist is free of charge, lasts one hour and there is no commitment.
Use our IVF Cost Calculator to help understand costs.
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Cyprus IVF Hospital Success Rates 2021
The IVF with own eggs overall clinical pregnancy success rate in 2021 was 60% and the egg donation clinical pregnancy success rates were 75%. Women undergoing IVF with their own gametes have varying success rates:
- women under 35 – 52% (standard IVF with ICSI)
- women aged 35-40 – 25% (standard IVF with ICSI)
- women above 40 – 12% (standard IVF with ICSI).
In the case of frozen embryos, the clinical pregnancy success rates in 2021 were 65% and for embryo donation 82%. Clinical pregnancy is confirmed on day 12 after transfer with a blood test.
The fertility doctors at the clinic transfer, on average, 2 blastocysts, and the multiple birth rate was 15% in 2021.
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From the staff
Our IVF hospital core value focuses on ethical practices, trustworthiness, integrity in search of excellence, accountability, and discipline. It is our mission as a team to assist couples in achieving their dream by enlarging their family. Our team comprises well-experienced members, including IVF specialists, medical advisors, embryologists, IVF nurses, psychologists, dietitians, patient coordinators, and patient assistants to assist you on your journey to become a parent.
Of the patients attending the clinic for treatment, 10% are Turkish, 10% come from the UK, 15% from Kosovo, 10% from Iraq, 10% from France, 10% from African countries, 5% from the Netherlands, 5% from Germany, 5% from Denmark, 5% from Cyprus and 5% from the USA.
Cyprus IVF Hospital is located in the city centre of Famagusta, North Cyprus. It takes 5 minutes to drive from the city centre to the hospital, 30 minutes from Ercan Airport to the hospital, 30minutes from Larnaca Airport to the hospital, and 45 minutes from Nicosia to the hospital. Cyprus IVF Hospital offers free of charge transfers (airport to the hotel, airport to the hospital, hotel to hospital, etc.). The hospital has deals with 5 local hotels in Famagusta – please ask for the details at the clinic.