„The secret to successful treatment is a commitment to personal care combined with knowledge and experience.“ (Dr. med. (IL) Robert Fischer)
1979 Graduated as medical doctor (MD)
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University Hospital Münster (Germany) and University of Nottingham (UK)
1983 Established IVF treatment in Hamburg as outpatient treatment at Leidenberger, Bohnet, Weise & Partners group practice
Co-founder of FCH; senior physician and medical director since 1998
"The most modern methods with sensitive care... At FCH, it’s not either-or but both!" (Dr. med. Kay Löbbecke)
Human medicine studies at University of Münster
2000–2007 Residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University Hospital Münster
Since July 2005 Obstetrics and gynaecology specialist
In June 2007 recognition as a gynaecological endocrinologist and reproductive medicine specialist
Member of the FCH team since January 2008
„As an andrologist, I look for the reason for infertility where it's least expected - in the man!“ (Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Schulze)
Human medicine studies at University of Hamburg
1979 to 1985 Research assistant at the University of Hamburg Anatomical Institute
1983 Post-doctoral lecturing qualification; 1986 Received lifetime appointment as professor
1987 to 1991 Provisional head of the Department of Andrology at Hamburg Eppendorf University Hospital
1991 Appointed senior director of this department; development of the Cryo-TESE concept
2008 Specialist training in andrology with the German Medical Chamber
Since April 2014 Head of Andrology at the FCH and consultant andrologist with the amedes group
„Infertility is a multi-faceted issue - a personalised approach to diagnosis and treatment is the only option!“ (Thomas Meyer)
Human medicine studies at Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
2003 to 2011 Junior doctor at the Lahr-Ettenheim hospital gynaecology clinic
Since 2009 Obstetrics and gynaecology specialist
2011 to 2014 Specialist with a focus on further training at Dortmund and Siegen fertility clinics
November 2014 Recognition as a gynaecological endocrinologist and reproductive medicine specialist
2014 to 2017 Specialist at Wuppertal Fertility Clinic
Member of the FCH medical team since April 2017
„Fertility treatment is a team effort: with the patient at centre.“ (Dr. med. Heike Boppert)
1975 to 1984 Philipps University of Marburg (Dual degree in pharmaceutical chemistry and medicine). Research focus on the biological impact of female hormones
1985 to 1997 Residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University Hospital Münster, professional development in gynaecological endocrinology and reproductive medicine. Research focus on endometriosis and hormone therapy
1998 to 2016 Partner and founder of the fertility center at “Tagesklinik Oldenburg”
Part of the FCH team since May 2017
Dr Boppert is married and has four children.
„Empathy for my patients as well as the building of trust in combination with professional competence are top priority for me.“ (Dr. med. Michael Nückel)
Dr Michael Nueckel first studied physics, then medicine, at universities in Bonn, Bochum and Essen.
After taking the state examination in medicine in 1983, he began his career as an anaesthetist in Hamburg. He completed his specialist training at the Hamburg-Eppendorf University Hospital.
In 1992, he established his own practice as an anaesthetist. Since late 1992, he worked closely with Dr Fischer in the IVF department of the Leidenberger, Bohnet, Weise and & Partners group practice. He carried out TIVA for reproductive medicine interventions - which has become the standard for anaesthesia in IVF treatment.
Since 1984 he has worked intensively with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), particularly in the field of fertility treatments at the FCH.
He is married and has two adult children from a previous marriage. He likes to spend his free time with his dogs and horseriding.
„At FCH, we don’t only care for the body but also for the soul.“ (Dr. med. Susanne Quitmann)
Psychology and human medicine studies at Free University of Berlin
Hospital-based work in internal medicine and gynaecology, and later in practice in general medicine and gynaecology
Research in psychoendocrinology in a special research field of psychosomatics, psychotherapy at the Department for Sexual Research in Psychiatry at Hamburg-Eppendorf University Hospital; contact for reproductive medicine
Since 1984 Psychosomatic consultant, counsellor and psychotherapist in reproductive medicine; twice per week at FCH since it was established
Dr Susanne Quitmann has training in sex therapy and is a doctor working with depth-psychology
She is on the board of the German Society for Fertility Counselling (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderwunschberatung-BKiD), a lecturer at the Adolf-Ernst-Meyer Institute and trains infertility counsellors
Dr Susanne Quitmann is married and has four children, as well as several grandchildren