Robert Edwards and Dr. Patrick Steptoe will now be offered in India, Kochi
United Kingdom based Bourn Hall, the world’s first IVF Clinic, established by IVF pioneers Professor Robert Edwards and Dr. Patrick Steptoe, is pleased to announce the launch of its first IVF clinic in India. The new assisted conception clinic in Kochi will provide a range of fertility treatment services to the same high ethical and quality standards set by Bourn Hall Clinic in the UK.
It was Professor Edwards’ pioneering work with Patrick Steptoe that led to the birth of the world’s first ‘test-tube’ baby Louise Brown on 25 July 1978. In 2010 Professor Robert Edwards was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for the development of the IVF technique.
Dr. Mike Macnamee, Chief Executive, Bourn Hall Clinic said on the launch ‘It gives me great pleasure to introduce our first IVF clinic in India, to the people of Kerala. Bringing Bourn Hall treatment services here, is a step forward towards the dream of our founders, of making fertility treatment widely available to all who need it. In the patient friendly and state-of-the-art IVF clinic at Kochi, patients will benefit from our world class treatments and individualized care.’
Adding further ‘Infertility is a universal problem. Bourn Hall Clinic, as pioneers with three decades of technical expertise in delivering the highest quality treatment services, will play a major role in providing comprehensive treatment to people experiencing difficulty conceiving. We will open more clinics all across India in the next few years. Our second clinic will be in Delhi, Gurgaon.’
Dr. Pravin Kini, CEO Bourn Hall Clinic India said ‘At Bourn Hall Clinic, the quality of medical care delivered to every patient is very important to us. We are focused on providing the best possible chance of becoming a parent to all our patients. Our expert fertility specialists will treat the patient as guiding partners whom they can trust. We are committed to technical excellence in treatment and exceptional patient care which will set us apart from others’.
Also present on the occasion was Dr. Peter Brinsden, Group Medical Director, Bourn Hall International and President of the British Fertility Society. He is an internationally acclaimed fertility specialist who provides teaching, mentoring and advice to the medical professionals in India, the Middle East and North Africa regions.
Dr Brinsden explained ‘With every endeavor we continue our commitment to advancing the field of assisted reproductive technology, through active research in the evaluation of new drugs and clinical techniques. With the launch of Bourn Hall Clinics in India we take a step closer to making a difference in the lives of people who dream of having a family.’
- Bourn Hall Clinic India
- Block G, Greenwood City,
- Sector – 40,
- Gurgaon – 122001
- Haryana, India
About Bourn Hall Clinic
Bourn Hall Clinic, the world’s first and best known assisted conception clinic, was established in 1980 by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards, the pioneers of IVF.
Our founders Prof. Robert Edwards and Dr. Patrick Steptoe created the World’s first test tube baby – Louise Brown on 25th July 1978.
With the vision to help childless couples, they founded Bourn Hall, the world’s first IVF Clinic. IVF treatment has since touched and enhanced the life of millions of people facing difficulties conceiving.
This contribution of IVF technique has been recognized by the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2010 to Professor Robert Edwards. Through innovative thinking the clinic maintains a leading role in the field.