It’s nice to meet you!
Let us introduce ourselves to you individually so that you can understand why we are called Miracle IVF. Our enthusiastic team members are fully experienced in their own fields and compliment each other when working together to make your miracle possible!
We all have one thing in common and that is patient focus, empathy and great communication skills. We always keep in mind that we are here to deliver solutions for patients in need and that our patients look for people who can make their journey special and exciting.
Our patient coordinators are all native speakers. You will have no problems talking to them, explaining your needs, wishes and fears and asking questions in your own language. We believe that team work and our genuine interest in assisting patients are key to the journey that you will go through in order to hold your baby in your arms!
IVF Specialist | Gyn. Op. Dr. Firdevs UGUZ TIP
– IVF Expert
– Certified Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
– Obstetrician Gynaecologist
Dr. Firdevs (aka Dr. F.), our certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, graduated from Uludag University in 2000 and immediately after, worked as a general practitioner for 1.5 years. Subsequently, she worked in Mersin State Hospital Intensive Care Unit for almost 1 year.
Dr. Firdevs served as a gynaecologist and obstetrician for 3 years at the State Hospital in Cyprus. In 2003 she worked as a gynaecologist at Zekai Tahir Burak Education and Research Hospital in Ankara. Upon completion of her specialisation, she returned to Cyprus in 2008 and conducted intensive studies in the fields of women’s diseases, women’s health, women’s obstetrics and gynaecology, while working as a gynaecologist at the State Hospital.
In addition to her expertise in gynaecology and obstetrics, and besides her certificates in the fields of ultrasonography and laparoscopy, she has extensively studied in infertility and reproductive endocrinology, gynaecology, neonatal resuscitation and hysterectomy.
Our wonderful doctor Dr. Firdevs has a happy marriage and 2 children.
Senior Embryologist | Sevgi GUCLU
Our senior embryologist Sevgi Guclu was born in 1978 in Istanbul, Turkey. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Ankara University Science Faculty in 2002.
After graduation, she continued her studies in Suleymaniye Gynecology Hospital, an American Hospital, as an embryologist and andrologist. In 2003, Sevgi Guclu began working as a senior embryologist and IVF laboratory director in IVF hospitals such as Medicana Hospital, Maltepe University Hospital and Memorial Hospital, which are known the world over.
Sevgi Guclu has worked as a senior embryologist and laboratory director at Miracle IVF since 2018.
Embryologist | Ayse LIMAN
Born in Famagusta, North Cyprus. A hard working member of our Miracle IVF team, embryologist Ayşe Liman, received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Genetics at the University of Nottingham, one of the leading universities in the UK.
After her university graduation she completed her Master’s degree at the Institute of Neurology and Genetics in South Cyprus.
She joined our team as an embryologist after working in numerous IVF centres. Her experience in cell and embryo freezing and embryology processes make her one of the key members of our team.
Senior IVF Coordinator | Irem BERK
Irem Berk graduated from the Faculty of Engineering with the highest degree in 2005. After completing her 2-year master’s degree in 2007, she developed her expertise through numerous seminars and obtaining certificates, mainly in France and Turkey.
Irem has worked as the Senior IVF Patient Coordinator since 2011. She prides herself on meeting every patient who chooses North Cyprus and our specialist Dr. Firdevs, in order to have a baby. She ensures the IVF journey, which can be difficult and emotionally exhausting, is as relaxed and pressure free as possible.
During treatment, Irem supports couples in every area, from medication use to pre-treatment testing and results, providing psychological support to our patients during treatment and beyond. Irem is fluent in English and Turkish.
German Patient Coordinator | Theresa Frieß TOSUNOGLU
After graduating, Theresa successfully completed her studies in International Business and Foreign Economics in 2015. She originally comes from a small wine village in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany and lives today with her small family on our beautiful island of Cyprus. She is a proud mother and has always had a special interest in children. She worked as a child minder for many years and gained practical experience during various internships at paediatrician clinics and at the various newborn clinics.
Theresa has been taking care of our German speaking patients since 2016. Since she is German herself, you no longer have to worry about a language barrier or miscommunication. Theresa is always happy to welcome patients from her home country and to accompany them during their treatment at Cyprus Miracle IVF. Theresa will not only be your first contact at Cyprus Miracle IVF, she will also assist you until the birth of your little miracle. Her goal is to make the stay as comfortable as possible for each Miracle IVF patient and to give the patient a feeling of security, even when away from home. In addition to German she speaks fluent English and can also help with inquiries in Spanish.
International Patients Coordinator | Sezish THOMPSON
Sezish studied Mathematics and Economics at university and then received her Master’s degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. For the past 15 years, she has worked in the USA, UK and Cyprus, mostly in the non-profit sector and more recently working in the private sector in roles ranging from public relations, events, projects and management.
Sezish is fluent in English and she has worked as an international patient coordinator at Miracle IVF Cyprus since 2018.
International Patients Coordinator | Toni EMMERSON
My name is Toni, and I’m one of the International Patient Coordinators. I’m originally from Leeds in the UK but lived in Manchester for 16 years and then moved to North Cyprus in 2019. I have worked in the recruitment and charity sectors as an administrator and have over 10 years experience in this field.
I have personally been through IVF a number of times and in 2017 my husband and I welcomed our own little Miracle IVF boy into the world, with the help of Dr. F and her team. I am able to truly support patients from start to finish and fully understand the emotional roller coaster that is IVF.
I’m happy to answer any questions you may have and I’m happy to share my journey with you. I look forward to getting to know you and supporting you through your journey.
International Patients Coordinator | Jess C. MUSSARD
After having worked as a lawyer, Jess successfully completed her PhD in Human Rights and continued her career as a legal researcher. Her growing interest in human psychology allowed her to fit in nicely with Miracle IVF Cyprus, as her research is now focused on ‘the role of mother’s psychology in developing a child’s self-confidence’. Jess is fluent in English and she can also communicate in French when needed. Her understanding, empathy and compassionate care will help turn your IVF journey into a memorable experience.
Italian Patients Coordinator | Susy Tino KARAOGLU
Born in Avellino, Italy, Susy worked as a translator, interpreter and an Italian and Latin tutor. After her university degree in Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Salerno, she achieved her Master’s degree in Creative Writing and Publishing at the University of Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples. She improved her education by attaining a Certificate in Translation and Interpreting.
In addition to Italian, her native language, she speaks fluent English and Turkish, and has a good knowledge of French. After her studies, she worked as a columnist in a local newspaper for one year. In 2000 she moved to Istanbul where she started working as a private tutor, teaching Italian and Latin mostly to the students of the High School “Liceo Galileo Galilei” in Istanbul.
She also collaborated with a columnist of the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet, Sahrap Soysal writing several articles about traditional South Italian Cuisine. Her passion for learning has led her to attend new and different courses and seminars, such as: storytelling, photography and painting. She lives in Kyrenia, North Cyprus and has done since August 2017.
Turkish Patients Coordinator | Evrim ATTILA
Evrim Attila was born in Istanbul and was educated there, including going to the University in Istanbul. She then went abroad to study engineering. After her engineering education graduation, she worked for many years at various companies in high-level and high-responsibility positions such as management.
As one of the effective members of our team, Evrim Attila has been working as a Turkish Patient Coordinator for Miracle IVF Centre, since 2016. She also speaks fluent English. Evrim Attila is married with two children, and provides psychological support to our patients from the beginning of the treatment until completion of the process.
French Patients Coordinator | Chris MUSSARD
Chris is our French patient coordinator. After studying in France and in Wales, he spent six years teaching French in high schools in England and Wales and four years as a school teacher. Chris takes part in the development of sustainable houses in Sweden and manages a teaching agency in London, juggling between his classroom and his phone.
Chris is a writer in his free time, he published his first book in 2016 and left England in December 2018, joining our team soon after.
International Patients Coordinator | Melin ULUÇ
International Patients Coordinator | Melin ULUÇ
My name is Melin. I was born in Cyprus. After graduating from Psychology Department of Middle East Technical University, I have completed Master Degree in Clinical Psychology Department with the thesis on The Effect of Dyadic Adjustment and Perceived Partner Support on Couple Burnout of Married Individuals. Apart from IVF field, I work as clinical psychologist and family & couple therapist which makes me fit into psychological aspect of IVF treatment well.
Concerning my IVF coordinator profession, I will be assisting couples in every aspects such as; in arranging preliminary things before treatment, in scheduling treatment, in medication obtainment but additionally in terms of psychological support to turn your IVF journey into excited adventure rather than tremulous one.
I’m fluent in English and Turkish. I will be more than happy to answer your questions and also guide you throughout your IVF journey near future.