Ahmet Zeki Isik MD Prof Ob/Gyn

Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1965.

Graduated from Hacettepe University Medical Faculty English program as a second top student in 1988.

Completed Ob/Gyn residency training in Dr Zekai Tahir Burak Hospital, which is the largest Ob/Gyn training hospital in Turkey and become a specialist in 1992.

Continued his post doctoral training as a chief fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility-IVF Center of the same hospital between 1993-1996.

Has got training as a research fellow in Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility of Cornell University in New York and updated his training in Cornell both in 1998 and 2000.

Got all certificates of ART in Turkey including Laboratory, Clinical, and ICSI certificates.

Became Assoc.Prof Ob/Gyn in 2001 and Professor in 2014.

Has been working in the ART field both in clinic and lab sites for 25 years.

Has written or translated 12 books or book chapters ,and more than 100 manuscripts.

Has been invited as a speaker or chairman to more than 100 national and international scientific meetings and congressses.

His manuscripts has got almost 900 citations.

Has been a part of or the chief of the teams in Turkey who have performed

Turkey’s first Frozen-Thawed embryo transfer, assisted hatching, blastocyst stage , revitrification oocyte-embryo thaw pregnancies and deliveries.

Founder/President of Private ART Centers Society in 2006.

Current President of Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine.

Mehtap Polat, Associate Professor, MD Ob/Gyn

Mehtap Polat was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1977. She completed her medical school training at Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, where she graduated with a 5 Class Honour Award in 2000.

Following completion of her residency training at Gazi University, school of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she completed the clinical fellowship at Ankara University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Ass.Prof. Mehtap Polat is Member of Executive Committee of Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine (TSRM).

Her special interests are polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and assisted reproductive technologies. She has published over 30 original international articles, reviews and meta- analysis.

Ass.Prof. Mehtap Polat is reviewer of some international journals including Human Reproduction and Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Assoc. Professor Mehtap Polat has been working at a Private IVF and Women’s Health Center in Ankara, Turkey since 2005.

Berfu Demir, MD, Assoc. Prof.


Berfu Demir is a associated professor and clinical Director of the Bahceci Ankara IVF Center. She obtained her MD degree in 1996 from İstanbul University, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine and she completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2002.

She completed the programme of Master of Science in the Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction and Embryology at the University Infertility Institute of Valencia between May 2013 and September 2014.

Dr. Demir’s research interests include clinical ART and ovarian stimulation strategies in poor ovarian responders. She worked on Machine Learning based predictive models in IVF treatment in Bilkent University.

She has authored over 40 articles in peer-reviewed international journals. Dr Demir is a reviewer for many journals including Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility, EJOGRB.

She is married with two children.