Meet Our IVF Doctors
Mr George Ndukwe
George is one of the most experienced fertility experts in Europe and is a world leader in the investigation and treatment of recurrent IVF failure. He began his long career in this field as a research fellow at The Royal Free Hospital, London, in 1984 under Professor Shaw. After working as the Medical Director at the prestigious reproductive medicine unit at Nottingham University, George joined CARE Fertility Nottingham as its Medical Director before becoming part of the Zita West Clinic team in 2011.
Working in medicine, you can live a life focused on the sadder side of human existence, such as death and illness. I’ve always felt incredibly lucky that I chose, some 20 years ago, to focus on fertility and IVF, as I work in the side of medicine that is about life.
Since I started working in IVF, there haven’t been that many major breakthroughs scientifically. Drugs and techniques have improved but there hasn’t been anything radical that has shaken up the industry.
The only thing that has revolutionised my approach over the years is studying, understanding and following holistic approaches to treatment, as we do here at the Zita West Clinic. In Italy, where I am originally from, and across most of London, whole body approaches are not considered.
Yet, you can clearly see the difference in outcomes. Our results are better: it’s as simple as that. This is particularly interesting when you consider that many of the processes of IVF are unchanged over years and the same from clinic to clinic. What makes us have more success than others is the fact we look at all aspects of a couple’s life and leave no stone un-turned.
There is nothing better than seeing people happy and helping people build a family. I feel privileged that my work focuses around helping people have babies.