Dr. Ripal Madnani

Dr. Madnani has more than 15 years of medical experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology with 12 years of specialist experience in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. Prior to joining, she worked at First IVF and Day Surgery Centre FZ-LLC, Dubai as a Specialist Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. She also gained experience in Bahrain and India, where she worked as an Obstetrician, Gynecologist and IVF Specialist between 2013 and 2022, treating several couples with fertility related issues.

In her new role at HealthPlus Fertility Center Abu Dhabi, Dr Madnani will be working as a Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility.

Dr. Madnani graduated and obtained her MBBS degree in 2008 from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. She had her residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Medical College Baroda, India from 2008 till 2011 and was then awarded the Doctor of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) degree. Subsequently, she completed 2 years of clinical fellowship in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at the Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre, India from 2011 till 2013.

Dr. Madnani was certified Diplomate of National Board in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2019, admitted as European Fellow of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of EBCOG in 2021, and is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists since 2022.

Dr. Madnani’s scope of practice includes but not limited to Recurrent Implantation (IVF) failure, complicated IVF cases, poor ovarian reserve, endometriosis related infertility, PCOS and infertility, fertility preservation for singles and married couples, immune factors related infertility, and fertility enhancing laparoscopic surgeries.

Dr. Walid Sayed

Dr. Walid Sayed started his career in the fertility field in Germany from 1995 until 2006. He worked as a Specialist in Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine in three IVF centers in Germany.

In 2006, he moved to UAE and hold a Consultant position in the Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine in Tawam Hospital, Al Ain.

In 2009, he moved to Abu Dhabi and founded HealthPlus Women’s Center and in 2011 he launched the HealthPlus Fertility Center. Since then he hold the position of Group Medical Director of HealthPlus Abu Dhabi and Dubai. During his journey, he held multiple presentations and attended multiple conferences all over the world.

Dr. Wael Ismail Madkour

Medical Director, Consultant, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (IVF)
Dr. Wael Ismail Madkour is the Medical Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology (IVF) Consultant at HealthPlus Fertility Center – Dubai. Dr. Wael has more than 28 years of experience in many leading healthcare organizations in Egypt, UK and UAE. Before joining HealthPlus Fertility Center, Dr. Wael was the Assistant Director for Medical Affairs and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine Consultant in one of the leading fertility centers in UAE, part of Dubai health Authority in Dubai.
Dr. Wael specializes in Assisted Reproductive Techniques and is interested in the sub-specialty of Gynecological Endoscopy. He is also a Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Ain Shams University, Egypt. He earned his post graduate training in Egypt where he obtained his MD degree & then moved to the UK to continue his post graduate training in the General field of Obstetrics & Gynecology where he worked for many leading teaching hospitals in the NHS Trusts. After obtaining his Royal college membership in 2000, he got a fellowship training in ART/ IVF in the Assisted conception unit – Royal infirmary of Edinburgh- UK. While working for Dubai Health Authority, besides his clinical duties, he was part of the regulatory authority, as he led the team responsible for licensing in IVF through DHA as well as HAAD & MOH. Also this team was responsible for licensing & inspecting IVF units in Dubai and other Northern Emirates.

Dr. Wael earned his MBBCh with honors from Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1990. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, UK. Dr. Wael is a member in the British Fertility Society, European Society for Human Reproduction & Embryology, Edinburgh Obstetric Society, Emirates Obstetrics & Gynecology Society. Lately, he obtained his Professorship degree in Obstetrics & Gynecology from the board of the Higher Council of Egyptian Universities, Egypt, 2016.

Dr Abdulaziz Muhammad Al-Shahrani

Consultant of obstetrics and gynecology, infertility, pediatric and gynecological endoscopic surgery

  • Bachelor of General Medicine and Surgery, King Saud University 1994
  • Sub-specialty in hematology and gynecological laparoscopic surgery
  • He worked as a specialist for 5 years 1995 – 2000 AD
  • Obtained Saudi Arabia 2000 AD
  • He holds a Canadian fellowship
  • Worked at Miguel University – Montreal – Canada 2000-2005
  • Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility
  • Member of the European Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • Member of the Eastern Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • Head of the Infertility Unit at the Lineage Medical Center

Certifications & Qualifications

  •  Obstetrics and Gynecology Consultant
  • Infertility and IVF treatment
  • Gynecological laparoscopic surgery
  • Saudi Fellowship
  • Canadian Fellowship
  • Saudi Board
  • Consultant infertility, IVF, and gynecological endoscopic surgery at the Atomic Center in Riyadh.
  • Moses and Director of Banon Medical Center
  • Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • Member of the Middle East Society of Infertility
  • Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Dr. Fawaz Edris

Dr. Edris is a consultant at HealthPlus Fertility and Women Health Center in Jeddah, KSA. Before Joining HealthPlus, Dr. Fawaz worked in many reputable medical organizations in KSA and Canada. He is an Associate Professor at Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, KSA.

Dr. Edris received his Medical Degree (M.D) from King Saud University (1997). He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Colombia, Canada (2003). Dr. Fawaz has a Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) at the University of Ottawa, Canada (2005), a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Western Ontario, Canada (2007).

He is a Member of several societies, to name some: The Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Canada, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, The International Society of Cosmetogynecology, and The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Edris is married with 5 children. His hobbies are swimming and gymnastics (former KSA National Team)

Dr. Edris is fluent in Arabic and English.

Dr. Mazin Bishara

A consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (IVF), and Endoscopic (Minimally Invasive) Surgery.

Dr. Bishara has over 28 years of experience and has worked in many leading medical organizations in KSA and Canada.

Dr. Bishara earned his medical degree (MD) from King Abdulaziz University (KSA) in 1991. After that he completed residency training of OB/Gyn from University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada in 2000. Followed by fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (IVF) and Endoscopic Surgery from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2002.

Dr. Bishara was appointed at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center from 2002 as a Consultant and Chairman of OB/Gyn Department and head of Assisted Reproductive Technology Department (IVF).

Dr. Bishara has many publications and participated in writing more than one book chapter in his field and has presented several papers in national and international conferences.

Dr. Bishara is a member of several medical societies like the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The American Society of Reproductive Surgery.

Dr. Bishara is married with 5 children.

Dr. Bishara is fluent in Arabic and English.

Dr. Razan Ghaith

Dr. Monika Chawla

Dr. Monika Chawla acquired her MD in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1998 and was awarded the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (MRCOG) in 2004 followed by Fellowship of the Royal College (UK) in 2016. She was awarded the Fellowship in Reproductive medicine at the Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospital in London which is also the pioneer center for Pre-Implantation Diagnosis (PGD) in the UK. She attained her Masters in Human embryology from IVI, Valencia, Spain . She also received her postgraduate award in Reproductive medicine from the Warwick University, UK after completion of her thesis on Ovarian Hyperstimulation syndrome. In March 2018, the “Distinguished physician award in the UAE” was conferred upon her by H.E. Humaid Al Qatmi, Chairman , Dubai Health Authority . This is the biggest and most prestigious healthcare honor in the region celebrating outstanding contributions in the field of medicine . She believes in holistic infertility care and provide a whole range of assisted reproductive techniques along with minimal access treatment ( laparoscopy , hysteroscopy).

She has pioneered the evolving health and fertility awareness and disease management trends in the MENA region for a substantial time period. She has contributed to the birth many healthy babies in couples with rare morbid diseases due to consanguineous marriages . She was instrumental in the birth of the first BRCA gene free baby in the UAE through preimplantation genetic testing . Dr Monikaa , apart from being skilled in all assisted reproductive techniques , has special expertise in cases such as recurrent IVF failures, repeated miscarriages, chromosomal disorders, endometriosis, polycystic ovaries and poor endometrium .

She has achieved success in these challenging cases and believes that the right knowledge and persistence pays in such cases . She has to her credit being the editor of the full text book of in vitro fertilizations called “The Art and Science of Reproductive Medicine “, published in 2017. It’s a widely read book and quoted in references worldwide . She has the privilege to be on the editorial board of the Global Reproductive health , the official journal of the International Federation of fertility Societies . She has been the course director and the faculty of the “Postgraduate course in reproductive medicine “, an academic program since 2016 which is the first of its kind in the UAE in affiliation with the Schelswig Holstein University, Germany . Her research work has been published in many international and National journals and presented papers on controversial subjects in reproductive medicine at the ASRM and ESHRE conferences .

Her recent full research paper on “ morphokinetic analysis of embryos and preimplantation genetic diagnosis “ was published in Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics in 2016 . She is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the British Fertility Society and the American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopists.

Her current mission is to inform and educate couples to make their own decisions and to provide unbiased fertility options and treatments. She has been active through personal communications and social media in spreading awareness in the Gulf regarding the preimplantation genetic diagnosis for single gene disorders and carrier screening. She has contributed to the birth of many healthy babies in couples with rare morbid diseases due to consanguineous marriages. She was instrumental in the birth of the first BRCA gene free baby in the UAE through preimplantation genetic testing.

Dr. Ahmad Allam

Dr. Ahmad Allam is a Urology Specialist at HealthPlus Fertility Center. His special interest lays in endoscopic urologic procedures, male infertility, male sexual dysfunction, sexual medicine, voiding disorders and urodynamic studies, ultrasonography of the lower tract and male genitalia. Dr. Allam has more than 30 years’ experience in urology. He had worked in several esteemed facilities in Egypt, KSA and UAE as Urology and Andrology Specialist and Medical Director. Currently, he divides his time between Ibn Al Nafees Medical Center and HealthPlus Fertility Center. He received his Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery and his master degree from Ain Shams University, Egypt. He is a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine.