Stephan Gordts

Stephan Gordts


Graduated at the Catholic University of Leuven in 1978.
Since 1978 his main clinical interest is devoted to reproductive medicine. He is an expert in microsurgical interventions and operative laparoscopies.
• Involved in the birth of the first IVF baby in Belgium, born in June 1983.
• Founder and scientific director of the “Leuven Institute for Fertility & Embryology (L.I.F.E.)”
• 1992 –1995 he was associate professor at the department of Gynaecology of the UCL (Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels) where he was director of the IVF unit.
• He introduced in 1998 the new technique of the transvaginal hydro laparoscopy

• Coordinator ESHRE-ART Centre Certification for good clinical practice (ARTCC)
• Past coordinator of the SIG reproductive surgery in ESGE and ESHRE
• Past coordinator ESHRE certification reproductive endoscopic surgeon (ECRES)
• Coordinator task force on uterine congenital malformations (CONUTA) (collaboration ESHRE and ESGE).

Awards: 1998 the Basic science award ASRM/IFFS for video “Transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy: Visualisation of oocyte release and fimbrial pick-up”

Leuven Institute for Fertility & Embryology
Life Expert Centre