DR. ASSEM HAROUNY




Hayat Center Director, Consultant OB/GYN & IVF

F.R.C.O.G. (U.K.), F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh),

Dr. Harouny completed his M.B.B.Ch at Cairo University in 1972. He acquired extensive OB/GYN experience in England and Scotland, working at such prominent facilities as Simpson Memorial (Edinburgh University Hospital), Bangour Hospital, Stoke City Hospital, and Banbury Hospital (Oxfordshire). He was awarded the M.R.C.O.G. (UK) in 1981, the F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh) in 1983, and the Diploma in Microsurgery (Lubelana) in 1986. He was also recently awarded the F.R.C.O.G. (U.K).. In 1991, Dr. Harouny worked as an Assistant Professor at King Faisal University (KSA) before being appointed as Chairman of the OB/GYN & IVF Department at the private Hadi Hospital in Kuwait from 1992 to 2006. Dr. Harouny has worked in the field of Assisted Conception since 1986, initially with Professor Henning Pederson (Denmark) for three years, performing various microsurgical procedures (tubal and pelvic adhesiolysis, etc.). He later began managing assisted reproductive techniques (IVF, ICSI, and GIFT) after completing intensive training at Gottingen University Hospital (Germany) and South Manchester General Hospital (UK). In 1995, Dr. Harouny founded his first IVF center at Hadi Hospital (Kuwait) where he was able to achieve a pregnancy success rate of 45-50% for IVF cases. After returning to Egypt, he opened Hayat Fertility & Women's Health Center on January 25, 2007.