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).