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Clinic IVF

Clinic for gynecology, obstetrics and reproductive medicine.

Airport: Zagreb 12 km
Train station: 3,0 km
Next public transport: 500 m


Babonićeva 121, 10000 Zagreb | +385 1 46 78 600

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Clinic IVF is located in Zagreb, Babonićeva street 121, in a residential area, in Šalata – the most beautiful part of the city (only 5 minutes by car from the main square). Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia, is an old Central European city.


The IVF center is organized according to all modern principles and standards defined by the Croatian Ministry of Health and EU Directives and in line with ESHRE (European Societies of Human Reoproduction) recommendations. It is divided into four units consisting of an andrology laboratory for outpatients, an embryologic laboratory with special semen processing laboratory, and a cryopreservation room for storage of gametes and embryos.

The clinic is especially proud of its operating room and IVF center which are equipped with an air-conditioning system that ensures high air quality, reducing (or even preventing) the possibility of contamination by microorganisms. In order to meet clean room technology standards, it is equipped with modern technology, a laminar flow chamber, stainless steel furnitures, LED lights, temperature control and further parameters in the incubators, such as alarming system etc.

The founder and owner of the Clinic IVF is Professor Velimir Šimunić, MD, PhD – gynecologist and obstetrician with subspecialty in human reproduction. He is President of the Society of Human Reproduction of the Croatian Medical Association, he served as the Head of the Department for Human Reproduction at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Zagreb for 24 years, he is a full member of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a pioneer of gynecological endocrinology and human reproduction, a member of ESHRE (European Socyeties of human reproduction) and the ASRM (American Societies of Reproductive Medicine).

Velimir Šimunić started the IVF program in 1982/83 at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, leading a team of experts which, as the eighth country in the world, announced the conception and birth of the first Croatian IVF baby – Robert Veriga. Since then, over 4,000 children have been born thanks to this method. He spent his professional career at the reputable Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb (Petrova).

Diagnosis and treatment of infertility
Causes of male infertility: semen analysis, DNA sperm fragmentation, chromosomal aberrations
Causes of female infertility: abnormalities of the uterus, endometriosis, damaged fallopian tubes, anovulations, ovulation stimulations, ovarian reserve testing, office hysteroscopy (diagnostic and operative)

Assisted reproductive technologies:
IUI – intrauterine insemination
IVF, ICSI, blastocyt culture and embrio transfer – ET
Cryopreservation of oocyte and embryos
FET (frozen embryo transfer) – single or double ET
Oncofertility program
Freeze all technology
Avoiding OHSS
Elective fertility preservation

Medical Experts

Professor Šimunić Velimir

Gynecologist and obstetrician

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Clinic IVF

Babonićeva 121
10000 Zagreb

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