Barbara Lawrenz, M.D.,Ph.D.

IVF Specialist at IVI UAE

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Barbara Lawrenz, M.D.,Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Barbara Lawrenz graduated from medical school in Berlin and Giessen, Germany, and was a resident in gynecology and obstetrics at the hospital in Reutlingen, Germany, a teaching-hospital of the university Tuebingen, Germany.

After her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (“Facharzt“) she worked as a senior physician in different hospitals in leadership positions before joining the Women´s University Hospital in Tuebingen, Germany. There, she received additional sub-speciality training in Perinatal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. From 2007 until 2013 she was the Director of the IVF-unit of the Women’s University Hospital in Tuebingen, Germany. During this time, she had a special focus on “fertility preservation before cytotoxic therapy in women with malignant diseases“ and on “pregnancy after breast cancer“.

She was a member of the steering committee of the network “FertiPROTEKT“, a network which is specialised on the collection of data regarding fertility preservation counseling and treatment and the optimization of fertility preservation treatments. This network comprises university-based and private IVF-centers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

With her Habilitation thesis: “Fertility preservation before cytotoxic therapy in young girls, adolescents and premenopausal women“, she obtained the designation “lecturer“ (“Privatdozentin”) and the teaching license of the University of Tuebingen, Germany, for Gynecology and Obstetrics. She authored or co-authored 35 peer-reviewed articles in international journals and additional numerous articles in German journals.
Since 2013 she is working as an IVF-specialist in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and she joined IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic in Abu Dhabi in 2015. Her special focus is now on luteolysis and luteal phase support in IVF-treatments.


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Education and Training

M.D. (1991)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist (1995)
Sub-specialization in Maternal Fetal Medicine (2004)
Sub-specialization in Reproductive Endcrinologyt and Infrtility (2007)
Certificate for University Teaching and Learning in Medicine (2011)
Member of the steering committee of the network FertiPROTEKT (2011-2013)
Habilitation thesis: Fertility preservation before cytotoxic therapy in young girls, adolescents and premenopausal women. Obtaining the designation lecturer (“Privatdozentin”); Teaching license of the university of Tuebingen for Obstetrics and Gynecology (2012)

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