Gynolife IVF Center was opened in 2013 and in 2018 it performed 900 treatment cycles of which 65% were egg donation cycles and 35% were IVF with own oocytes (including sperm donation). Gynolife has two IVF laboratories and two operating theatres. Patients can benefit from 9 single recovery rooms and 2 double recovery rooms.
There are two Obstetrics & Gynecologist specialists with 11 and 16 years of experience in the field and three embryologists, including one Senior Embryologist, Özlem Ulusoy, who has 5 years of experience. The staff at the clinic speaks fluent English and there is also an international team at the clinic that can help with translation.
Gynolife IVF Center holds the ISO 9001 certification and is accredited by the Ministry of Health.
Gynolife IVF Center Medical Team
The Medical Director of Gynolife IVF center is Dr. Murat Onal (pictured above). He is an Obstetrics, Gynecologist and IVF Specialist. He was born in 1981 in Nicosia, Cyprus. After graduating from Güzelyurt Turkish Maarif College at the top of the class in 2004, he graduated from the Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. Between 2004-2009 he completed his specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. He wrote his thesis on the topic of Evaluation of the effectiveness of peripheral neuromodulation in women with overactive bladder by Doppler USG and other criteria. He worked as a specialist in Private European Dawn Hospital between 2010-2012. Between 2012 and 2014, he worked in the Istanbul Memorial Hospital IVF Unit. As of June 2014, he has been working at the Gynolife IVF Center in Cyprus. He completed his IVF certification program in Istanbul Memorial IVF Department. He is a member of ESHRE TSRM (Turkish of LOÜEH reproductive medicine) TJOD and ÜTD.
Gynolife IVF Center Treatments
At Gynolife you can choose between the following treatments and services:
- Egg donation
- Sperm donation
- Embryo donation
- Assisted hatching
- Embryo/gamete freezing
- MicroChip sperm selection.
The clinic accepts patients up to 55 years old. Single women and lesbian couples are also welcome. There is also a possibility to undergo IVF by HIV/HBV/HCV positive couples.
Need to find out more about a particular treatment? Contact Gynolife IVF Center
Gynolife IVF Center Price List 2018
The treatment with donor eggs costs EUR5,000 and it includes egg donor preparation, embryo formation and embryo transfer. The first consultation is free of charge. ICSI and extended culture to blastocyst is also included in the program.
If you wish to freeze your partner’s sperm, the cost is EUR250. The vitrification of oocytes is EUR500 plus there is an annual storage fee of EUR250. For frozen embryo transfer, you will be charged EUR1,000.
The egg donors at Gynolife are between 21-29 years old and anonymous. Patients can see the photo of the donor as a baby at the clinic. Various egg donor ethnicities are available, e.g. Caucasian (white), Hispanic (Latino), Scandinavian, African (black), Asian, Indian, Arab.
IVF with own eggs
If you go ahead with your own eggs, the cost of IVF treatment is EUR3,000. This includes egg collection, sedation, sperm sample collection and embryo transfer. Embryo freezing is extra.
There is no option of egg sharing at the clinic.
If you have any questions about these packages, Contact Gynolife IVF Center
Gynolife IVF Center Success Rates 2018
The egg donation clinical success rate per embryo transfer for 2018 was 75-80%. The data for IVF with own eggs was 55-60% in 2018.
The success rate per embryo transfer for IVF with own eggs is dependant on the patient’s age:
- women under 35 years of age – 65%
- women between 35-40 years old – 52%
- women over 40 years old – 37%.
Frozen embryo clinical pregnancy rate was 75% in 2018. The clinical success rates for embryo donation were 82-85%.
The preferred day of embryo transfer is day 5 (blastocyst stage). The average number of embryos transferred at the clinic is two and the multiple birth rate was 30-40% in 2018.
Need more information on IVF success rates? Contact Gynolife IVF Center
From the staff
Our core values and commitment to excellence guide us every day to day pursuit to help couples and individuals in their journey to build a family. Our patients’ best interest is our utmost priority and to this end, we provide one-on-one care and customized services which are tailored to meet each particular situation. We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and personal responsibilities worthy of the trust our patients place in us. At Gynolife IVF clinic, we pride ourselves on having an excellent reputation, with the highest success rating in Cyprus, achieved through the dedicated efforts of every team member.
Patients who visit Gynolife IVF Center are truly international. 60% of them come from Turkey, 10% from Cyprus and 10% come from Germany where egg donation is not available. 5% of patients are Bulgarian, 5% are British, and the remaining 10% comes from China, Israel, Sweden, and other countries.
The clinic’s address is Ragip Kenan Sok No. 8, Lefkosa/K.K.T.C, Cyprus. Gynolife IVF Center is located on the outskirts. There are three airports from which you can reach the clinic. These are Larnaca, Ercan and Paphas international airport. Larnaca airport is one hour drive from the clinic, Ercan airport is just 20 minutes away and Paphos airport is 2 hours away.
Gynolife coordinators can arrange transportation and accommodation for the patients. The cost differs depending on the hotel and airport the patient chooses. The clinic has also deals in place with all hotels in Cyprus.