IVF Specialist MD Selim Senoz

IVF Specialist in Turkey MD Selim Senoz

Specializations: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fertility Medicine, IVF, Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgery, Embryology


Languages: English, Turkish



Personal: Born 9 October 1958



1993/95 Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

1984/88 Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Maternity Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

1976/82 Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

1973/76 Ankara Science High School, Ankara, Turkey.



1987 Norwegian Government Scholarship, Haukeland Hospital, Bergen, Norway.

1976 University Entrance Exam Prize.

1973/82 Turkish Science and Research Institute Scholarship earned each year.



1999 January/Now

Jinepol IVF & Women’s Health Clinic is a private clinic specializing in assisted reproductive techniques (ART) and IVF. Three gynecologists, including myself, own it. In our new location (Levent, Istanbul), we serve our patients in almost every aspect of gynecology and obstetrics except for severe cases of oncology patients—embryo biopsy, PGD, ICSI, classical IVF, assisted hatching, and other ART.


1997 September/1999 January

Istanbul Surgery Hospital: A private hospital. I built and ran an ART clinic in this hospital. I work in the clinical and laboratory field and trained technicians.



Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Womens Hospital Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Department. During this period, I started micromanipulation techniques in assisted reproduction and in vitro fertilization in our hospital.


1993/1994 September

Clinical Fellow, Reproductive Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Responsible to Dr. R. F. Casper. I worked in the clinical and research areas of the department, particularly studying ovarian hyperstimulation and its prevention, osteoporosis and estrogen replacement therapy, hormone replacement therapy, and its effect on cardiovascular diseases in late postmenopausal women. I also developed a computer program for data management and statistics in assisted reproductive technology laboratories.


1989/93 Gynecologist, key staff position in the in-vitro fertilization clinic, Ankara Maternity Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, in establishing and operating Ankara’s first IVF Clinic. Conducted research into improved patient treatment selection by identifying appropriate parameters and then entering and analyzing the information in a computerized database and pioneered related software development, writing user-friendly programs for personal computers. An integral job responsibility is to lecture and instruct on surgical techniques. Other research areas included changes in lipid metabolism in hirsutism patients and hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women and its effect on lipid metabolism and osteoporosis.


1990 On leave of absence in Canada. Studied for and passed at first sitting the exams of the U.S. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGEMS), the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam (MCCEE), the International Test of English as a Foreign Language, and an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course. While at Ottawa General Hospital, I conducted research into Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section.


1989 Gynecologist, Ilgaz State Hospital, Ilgaz, Turkey. Following specialty training, I practiced in rural Turkey to fulfill compulsory State service requirements. On my own initiative, I developed an educational program for the area midwives.


1984/88 Resident, Ankara Maternity Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. During the Obstetrics and Gynecology specialization program, I gained experience in all areas of this hospital. Ankara Maternity Hospital performs approximately 20,000 deliveries, 2000 gynecological operations, and 2500 laparoscopies. I also studied at Haukeland Hospital in Bergen, Norway, for four months and at the Royal Free Hospital in London, England, for one month in a scholarship program. 


1982/84 General Practitioner, Tunceli (pop. 100,000), Turkey. Following graduation from medical school, I practiced in a medical clinic in eastern Turkey in fulfillment of compulsory State service requirements.