Human Fatemi, M.D., Ph.D.


Prof. Dr. Human M. Fatemi is the Medical Director of the Middle East operations for IVI-ME in Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Muscat since 2014. He completed medical school as Magna Cum Laude in 1999 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in Belgium. In 2008, he completed his Ph.D. on the endocrinology of the luteal phase in stimulated and substituted cycles. Also in 2008, he was recognized as a subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery by ESHRE (European society of Human Reproduction) and EBCOG (European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology).

In 2009, at the age of 35, he was appointed as a Clinical Professor at the University of Brussels, in Belgium, a position he held until 2014. He also served as the Director for Reproductive Medicine in Royal Hayat Hospital in Kuwait in cooperation with the University of Brussels in 2014, and the Director for Reproductive Medicine in Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi from 2012 until 2014, when he took on the leadership role for IVI Middle East.

During his training in reproductive medicine and later on as a consultant, Dr. Fatemi has performed several studies in various fields of gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and surgery. He authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has been an invited speaker in more than 200 occasions in international conferences around the globe. Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi is fluent in English, German, French, Dutch and Persian. He has been involved in teaching since 2006 with scientific training of Master’s and Ph.D. students. In addition to his roles as a physician, investigator, and administrator, Dr. Fatemi is a Visiting Professor at the School of Health Sciences at Dubrovnik International University since 2011, and at the School of Medical Sciences at Shahid Beheshti University in Teheran, Iran, since 2017.

Over 200 invited lectures around the globe.

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Education and Training

M.D. “Magnum cum laude” Free University of Brussels (1999)
Specialist in Gynecology, Obstetrics and Andrology University Hospital Brussels/Belgium (2004)
Clinical Consultant in Reproductive Medicine University of Brussels (2004-2008)
Subspecialist in Reproductive Surgery and Medicine by EBCOG and ESHRE 2008
Ph.D. Medical Sciences University of Brussels (2008)

Honors and recognition

Visiting Professor of Medical Sciences in Teheran/Iran 2017-present
Merck Research Grant 2017
MSD Research Grant 2012
Visiting Professor in Health Sciences at Dubrovnik 2011
Appointed Clinical Professor with a record of excellence, University of Brussels/Belgium 2009-2014
Organon NV Research Grant 2008
Pfizer Educational Grant Award as best graduate fellow in gynecology in Brussels, Belgium 2005


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