Sr Clinical Embryologist, Lab Director and Director
Mrs Alexia Chatziparasidou is a senior clinical embryologist with an experience of more than 45.000 cycles in assisted reproduction (ART). Her scientific interests focus mainly on the application of modern oocyte and embryo freezing methods and treating male subfertility and azoospermia. Since 2007 she has developed a special interest in efficient Total Quality Management (TQM) and Risk Management (RM) in ART units in the context of process optimization and standardization and the implementation of risk mitigation strategies.
In 2004, Mrs Chatziparasidou co-founded Embryolab, a well-known and modern state of the art fertility clinic, located in Thessaloniki Greece. In 2007 she was awarded her Master degree (MSc) in Clinical Embryology from Leeds University, and in 2008 she was certified by ESHRE as Senior Clinical Embryologist. In 2013 she co-founded Embryolab Academy and co-organized a series of international workshops on TQM and RM for ART units, cryopreservation and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGT). Alexia Chatziparasidou travels the world as an invited speaker in conferences and hands-on workshops. She is actively involved in research projects and training for all the modern ART lab techniques and is the author of a number of scientific articles, posters and chapters. She is also a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction (ESHRE), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Scientists in Reproductive Medicine (ALPHA) and the Pan-Hellenic Association of Clinical Embryologists (PEKE).