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Juan Antonio García Velasco_IVIRMA Madrid_c
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Juan García-Velasco, MD, PhD, is Director of IVI Madrid, where he attends his patients. He is also Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain, where he is Director of their Master’s Degree Programme in Human Reproduction.

Professor García-Velasco graduated from University Medical School, Madrid, in 1990 and received his obstetrics and gynaecology certification from La Paz Hospital, Madrid, in 1995. He completed his PhD in Medicine at Autonoma University, Madrid, in 1995, and from 1997 to 1998 studied at Yale University, New Haven, CT, under a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship.

Professor García-Velasco’s main research interests have been in IVF and endometriosis. He is the Principal Investigator of projects funded by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health in Spain, and has received awards from the Spanish Fertility Society, Spanish Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed articles and 22 book chapters on human reproduction, endometriosis and hypo- and hyper-ovarian stimulation response. He is the Co-Editor of Reproductive Biomedicine Online.

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Education and Training

Complutense University Medical School, Madrid Spain 1990
Ob/Gyn Board Certified La Paz Hospital 1992-1995
PhD degree in Medicine Autonoma University Madrid Spain, 1995
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Yale University, USA 1997/98
Full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain
Director of the Master in Human Reproduction Rey Juan Carlos University and IVI

Honors and recognition

ASRM Star Awar 2019
ESHRE 2011
Spanish Fertility Society 1999 and 2009
Spanish Ob/Gyn Society 1997

Research activity:

191 peer reviewed articles, 22 book chapters and 4 edited books.