Our Clinicians

At a Fertility Partnership clinic, there are many people involved in your care and treatment. Your team is made up of highly trained and qualified IVF and fertility specialists. Here are the profiles of the clinic leads of each of our clinics. Our staff are highly skilled, experienced, and committed to providing you with a service of the best quality.

Stuart Lavery

Stuart Lavery


Medical Director

Stuart holds an NHS consultant position at the Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’s Hospitals, one of London’s premier teaching hospitals. He has a private practice at both the Hammersmith Hospital, 92 Harley Street and Boston Place Clinic, Marylebone. Mr Lavery is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at Imperial College London.

Geoffrey Trew

Geoffrey Trew


Medical Director

Geoffrey is a consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the Hammersmith Hospital and Queen Charlotte’s Hospital, London. He has a private practice at both the Hammersmith Hospital, 92 Harley Street and Boston Place Clinic, Marylebone. He has an international referral base and has appeared for the last three years in The Tatler’s list of “Best Private Doctors”.

Assoc. Prof. Tim Child

Assoc. Prof. Tim Child


Medical Director

Tim is a prominent specialist in reproductive medicine, world renowned as the leader of the team which undertook the UK’s first successful IVM cycle resulting in birth of twins in 2007. He is also the co-author of UK’s highest selling undergraduate textbook in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Impey & Child; Obstetrics and Gynaecology).

Prof. Richard Fleming

Prof. Richard Fleming


Scientific Director

Richard has a world-renowned reputation in infertility. As lead member of the Glasgow team he pioneered IVF treatment protocols in the early 1980’s which are still used in every clinic throughout the world. He has published more than 100 original research articles in the scientific literature surrounding reproductive medicine and infertility.

Marco Gaudoin

Marco Gaudoin


Medical Director

Marco has been involved in the fields of reproductive medicine and infertility since 1995 and set up an assisted reproduction programme in conjunction with the South Glasgow NHS Trust in 1999. His MD thesis was on single fetal cell prenatal diagnosis. He has published widely in all areas of reproductive medicine and infertility.

Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell


Managing Director

Paul has worked in this field since 1987, beginning his career as a clinical embryologist. He is currently a member of the Association of Clinical Embryologists Training and Examination Committee, and acts at a national level as an assessor for new graduates entering the clinical embryology profession.

Nick Raine-Fenning

Nick Raine-Fenning


Medical Director

Nick has over 15 years’ experience in looking after patients with subfertility including those undergoing IVF. He is an active researcher and has published over 100 scientific papers many of which have led to changes in clinical practice and guidance. Nick is known internationally for his work on ultrasound and has given keynote lectures all around the World.

Assoc. Prof. James Hopkisson

Assoc. Prof. James Hopkisson


Medical Director

James is an RCOG Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and has been involved with IVF and fertility management since 1993. His research looked at the development of endometriosis and the endometrium and he has extended his interest since to become an experienced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgeon in endometriosis, adhesions and fibroids.

Sue Ingamells

Sue Ingamells


Medical Director

Sue has a PhD on the subject of ovarian function. She was also a Wellcome Trust clinical research fellow in molecular biology and endometrial function. Her additional areas of expertise include recurrent miscarriage, endometriosis and ovulaltory disorders and their treatments.

Chantal Simonis

Chantal Simonis


Medical Director

Chantal undertook research into the effects of IVF treatment on women with polycystic ovaries. She has a special interest in reproductive medicine and recurrent miscarriage. She was awarded her Doctorate in Medicine for research into polycystic ovary syndrome in 2011. Chantal also holds the RCOG/RCR Advanced Diploma in Obstetric Ultrasound.

Andy Glew

Andy Glew

Clinical Scientist

Andy has a passion for embryology. He has been an embryologist since 1987. His vast experience has earned him both national and international acclaim. He has developed other fertility services on a business and managerial level and is highly thought of in the field.

Sarah Walt

Sarah Walt


Clinical Services Director

Sarah has more than 17 years' experience in Clinical Embryology and is a state registered clinical scientist. She has set up and managed IVF laboratories throughout Essex and spent time assisting the development of a unit in Australia.

A selection of treatments offered within our group:

  • IVF and ICSI
  • Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET or FER)
  • IVM
  • Pre-Genetic Screening (PGS)
  • Pre-Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Egg, Sperm and Embryo Freezing (Fertility Preservation)
  • Surgical Sperm Retrieval
  • Time-Lapse Imaging
  • EmbryoGlue
  • Assisted Hatching
  • Endometrial Scratch (with Uterine NK Cell testing)