Sergio Reis Soares, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of IVI Lisbon

IVI Lisbon

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Sergio Reis Soares, M.D., Ph.D.


Dr. Sergio Reis Soares is the Director of the IVI Lisbon, Portugal. He completed medical school, and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecologyat the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, where he alsoobtained a Master’s degree in Gynecology. He also obtained a Ph.D. in Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. After that, he spent 5 years at the IVI Valencia, working on his postdoctoral specialization.


BS Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil (1991)
Residency Hospital das Clínicas da U.F.M.G. de Belo Horizonte, Brazil (1997)
MD Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain (2002)
Fellowship IVI – Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad, Spain (2003)


  • Ovarian stimulation under the effect of isotretino
    Cozzolino M, Domingo J, Soares SR.
    Gynecol Endocrinol 2018 Feb;34(2):107-109. doi: 10.1080/09513590.2017.1380185. Epub 2017 Sep 23.

  • Spermatozoa with numerical chromosomal abnormalities are more prone to be retained by Annexin V-MACS columns
    Esbert M, Godo A, Soares SR, Florensa M, Amorós D, Ballesteros A, Vidal F. Andrology, 2017 Volume 5, Issue 4 - July 2017, Pages 807–813.

  • Lights and Shadows about the Effectiveness of IVF in HIV Infected Women: A Systematic Review.
    Marques C, Guerreiro C, Soares SR.
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2015;2015:517208. doi: 10.1155/2015/517208. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

  • Endometriosis and ascites, a strategy to achieve pregnancy.
    Sidiropoulou Z, Setúbal A, Barbosa C, Soares SR.
    J Min Inv Gynecol, Volume 22, Issue 6, Pages 1104–1108, September-October 2015.

  • Discordant chromosome placental mosaicism in a dichorionic twin pregnancy
    Silva M, Caetano P, Olival V, Alves C, Simão L, Ferreira C, Marques B, Furtado J, Ventura C, Soares SR, Correia H.
    AJMG, 161A (6):1498-500, 2013.

  • Pharmacology therapies in endometriosis: a systematic review.
    Soares SR, Martínez Varea A, Hidalgo Mora JJ, Pellicer A.
    Fertility and Sterility, Volume 98, Issue 3, pp. 529-555, 2012.

  • Reply of the authors, Etiology of OHSS and use of dopamine agonists.
    Soares SR.
    Fertil Steril 97(6):e27, 2012.

  • The impact of cigarette smoking on the health of descendants.
    Mello M, Bellver J, Soares SR.
    Expert Rev Obstet Gynecol, 7(2):167-174, 2012.

  • Etiology of OHSS and use of dopamine agonists.
    Soares SR.
    Fertility and Sterility, March 1997(3):517-22, 2012.

  • Physiology and Pathology of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
    Gómez R, Soares SR, Busso C, Garcia-Velasco JA, Simón C, Pellicer A.
    Semin Reprod Med, 28(6):448-457, 2010.

  • Cigarette Smoking and IVF
    Soares SR, Melo MA
    Expert Rev Obstet Gynaecol, 20: 281-291, 2008.

  • Cigarette smoking and reproductive function.
    Soares SR, Melo MA.
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynaecol, 20(3):281-291, 2008.

  • Targeting the vascular endothelial growth factor system to prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
    Soares SR, Gómez R, García Velasco JA, Simón C, Pellicer A.
    See comment in PubMed Commons belowHum Reprod Update. 2008 Jul-Aug;14(4):321-33. doi: 10.1093/humupd/dmn008. Epub 2008 Apr 2.

  • Clinical Factors affecting endometrial receptiveness in oocyte donation cycles.
    Soares SR; Garcia Velasco JA, Fernandez M, Bosch E, Remohí J, Pellicer A, Simón C.
    Fertil Steril, 89(3):491-501, 2008.

  • The role of thrombophilia and thyroid autoimmunity in unexplained infertility, implantation failure and recurrent spontaneous abortion.
    Bellver J, Soares SR, Álvarez C, Muñoz E, Ramírez A, Rubio C, Serra V, Remohí J, Pellicer A.
    Hum Reprod 23(2):278-84, 2008.

  • Air bubble location inside the uterus after transfer: is the embryo really there?
    Soares SR, Godinho C, Nunes S, Pellicer A.
    Fertil Steril, 90(2):443.e17-8, 2008.

  • Facteurs cliniques et résultats du don d’ovocytes.
    Vernaeve V, Soares SR, Budak E, Bellver J, Remohí J, Pellicer A.
    Gynécologie Obstétrique & Fertilité, 35(10):1015-23, 2007.

  • Improvements achieved in an oocyte donation program over a 10-year period: sequential increase in implantation and pregnancy rates and decrease in high-order multiple pregnancies.
    Budak E, Garrido N, Soares SR., Barreto Melo MA, Meseguer M, Pellicer A, Remohí J.
    Fertil Steril, 88(2):342-349, 2007.

  • Fresh human orthotopic ovarian córtex transplantation: long-term results.
    Sánchez M, Alamá P, Gadea B, Soares SR, Simón C, Pellicer, A.
    Hum Reprod, 22(3):786-791, 2007.

  • Cigarette smoking affects uterine receptiveness.
    Soares SR, Simon C, Remohi J, Pellicer A.
    Human Reproduction, fev; 22(2):543-7, 2007.

  • First trimester biochemical screening for Down's syndrome in singleton pregnancies conceived by assisted reproduction.
    Bellver J, Lara C, Soares SR, Ramirez A, Pellicer A, Remohí J, Serra, V.
    Hum Reprod, 20(9):2623-7, 2005.

  • The singleton, term gestation, and live birth rate per cycle initiated: a one year experience in vitro fertilization cycles with native and donated oocytes.
    Bellver J, Albert C, Soares SR, Alvarez C, Pellicer A.
    Fertility and Sterility, 83(5):1404-9, 2005

  • Age and uterine receptiveness: predicting the outcome of oocyte donation cycles. Soares SR, Troncoso C, Bosch E, Serra V, Simón C, Remohí J, Pellicer A.
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 90(7):4399-404, 2005.

  • Intravenous albumin does not prevent moderate-severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in high-risk IVF patients: a randomized controlled study.
    Bellver J, Muñoz E, Ballesteros A, Soares SR., Bosch E, Simón C, Pellicer A, Remohí
    J. Hum Reprod, 18(11):2283-2288, 2003.

  • Increased frequency of chromosome abnormalities in embryos obtained from oocyte donation cycles.
    Soares SR, Rubio C, Rodrigo L, Simón C, Remohí J, Pellicer A.
    Fertility and Sterility, 80(3):656-657, 2003.

  • Acrocentric chromosome disomy is increased in spermatozoa from fathers of Turner syndrome patients.
    Soares SR, Vidal F., Bosch M, Martínez-Pasarell O, Nogués C, Egozcue J, Templado C.
    Hum Genet, 108:499-503, 2001.

  • Numerical chromosome abnormalities in the spermatozoa of the fathers of children with trisomy 21 of paternal origin: generalised tendency to meiotic non-disjunction.
    Soares SR, Templado C, Blanco J, Egozcue J, Vidal F.
    Hum Genet, 108:134-39, 2001.

  • Diagnostic accuracy of sonohysterography, transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy in uterine cavity diseases.
    Soares SR, Reis MM, Camargos AF.
    Fertil Steril, 73(2):406-11, 2000.

  • Hysterosalpingo contrast sonography (HyCoSy) for the assessment of tubal patency.
    Reis MM, Soares SR, Cançado ML, Camargos AF.
    Hum Reprod, 13 (11):3049-52, 1998.

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