Treatments at the Bridge Centre
Outstanding success rates in London & the South East
Free Fertility Seminars at the Bridge Centre
Our popular, free seminars provide an invaluable opportunity to learn more about your fertility treatment options and meet our friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Meet some of the Bridge Centre team
Our experienced and friendly team of consultants, nurses and front of house staff are here to provide you with the best care possible to help you achieve your dream of a healthy, happy baby.
Mr Michael Summers, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine
A graduate of King’s College, Cambridge Mr Summers completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is certified by both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ACOG) as well as on the GMC Specialist Register as a Consultant in Reproductive Medicine. His special interests include IVF, embryo culture, embryo implantation and preimplantation genetic diagnostics, areas of research in which he has published extensively.
Dr Shailaja Nair, Deputy Clinical Director
Dr Nair has more than 20 years experience in fertility and assisted reproduction. She worked as Associate Professor in a large teaching hospital and at the Cromwell IVF programme before joining the LWC in 1993. Dr Nair has extensive experience in all aspects of assisted conception, with a special interest in the egg-sharing and gamete donation programmes.
Mr Julian Mamiso, Consultant Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist
Mr Mamiso obtained his medical degree in 1978 from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He then obtained his MRCOG at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1986, becoming a fellow of the college in 2000. He has since trained in assisted conception at the University of Sheffield under Professor Ian Cooke. Dr Mamiso has worked at the LWC in Swansea, Darlington and is now based at our London clinics.
Dr Mona Rahmati, Consultant Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist
Dr Rahmati graduated and completed her training in Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine in Rene Descartes - Paris V University. Before joining the team in 2015, our team, she was a consultant in Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital and Bluets Hospital in Paris. Her special areas of interest are recurrent implantation failure and recurrent miscarriage.
Professor Nick Macklon, Medical Director
Professor Macklon is a world-renowned expert in reproductive medicine. He has held professorships at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, the University of Southampton and the University of Copenhagen - where he is currently based. He is co-founder of the Complete Fertility Centre clinic in Southampton, and a member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Human Reproduction.
Professor Alan Handyside, Consultant in Pre-implantation Genetics
Professor Handyside is a leading scientist in human embryology and the genetics of early human development having pioneered the development of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Genetic Embryo Testing for chromosome aneuploidy - two groundbreaking techniques for identifying genetic abnormality and for assisting embryo selection. He supports team in all aspects of patient care and continues to lead important developments in embryo assessment.
Jinjun Wang, Laboratory Manager and Senior Embryologist
Jinjun received his embryology training from the Shenzhen Hospital of Beijing University and Sydney. He has been a member of the team at LWC since 2008 and became Laboratory Manager in 2013. His objective is to maintain the high success rate of the laboratory and introduce new technologies - such as oocyte vitrification and blastomere biopsy - for the benefit of LWC patients.
Elena Linara, Senior Embryologist and Quality Lead
Elena has 10 years’ experience within embryology and is qualified in biomedical sciences, prenatal genetics and fetal medicine, and clinical embryology. She is particularly interested in ocyte and embryo vitrification, prenatal genetics, quality management, intrauterine insemination and egg sharing. Before joining the team at LWC she worked as an embryologist, andrologist and a deputy sperm bank manager.