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Dr. Jesus Alberto Felix Atondo

Gynecology, Obstetrics & Human Reproduction

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Dr. Felix is ​​a leading fertility specialist, born in Sonora, Mexico. He graduated as a Surgeon from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, later specializing as a Biologist of Human Reproduction by the Mexican Institute of Infertility (IMI Mexico by its spanish acronym) at the Puerta de Hierro Medical Center (Guadalajara).

He is also the author of several scientific research studies related to fertility and reproductive health, such as ovarian stimulation.

Professional Experience

  • International IVF Coordinator at the Advanced Fertility Center Cancun.
  • Biologist in Human Reproduction at the Mexican Institute of Infertility.


  • Mexican Council of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
  • Mexican Association of Reproductive Medicine.
  • Latin American Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • International Society of Fertility Preservation.

Dr. Luis Ruvalcaba Castellón

Gynecology, Obstetrics & Human Reproduction

LICENSE NO. 1451211

Dr. Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba Castellón is an eminence in the field of fertility, with extensive experience in Mexico, Latin America, and Europe, having multiple specializations in Germany and Japan as well.

He was the first doctor to perform an Ovary Transplant in Latin America and also the first to treat the birth of a child through egg freezing.

He has made important contributions to science when it comes to reproductive medicine in techniques such as vitrification and in vitro maturation of eggs.

Professional Experience

  • Director and Founder of the Mexican Institute of Infertility since 1998.


  • Mexican Council of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
  • Latin American Network of Assisted Reproduction.
  • American Board of Surgery of America.

Dr. Francisco Vélez

Gynecology, Obstetrics & Human Reproductive Biology

LICENSE NO. 1479844


Dr. Francisco Vélez is a fertility specialist originally from Guadalajara. He graduated as a Medical Surgeon from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG), later specializing as an Obstetrician Gynecologist at the Hospital Lic. Adolfo López Mateos and as Biologist of Human Reproduction at the Institute for the Study of Human Conception (IECH) in Monterey, Nuevo Leon.

He has carried out more than 10 scientific studies in the field as author / co-author.


Professional Experience

  • Medical Director of LIV Fertility Center.
  • Private practice in Puerta de Hierro at Andares Medical Center, at Zapopan, Jalisco.
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics Chair Professor at the University of Guadalajara.
  • Gynecologist, Obstetrician, and Reproductive Biologist at Instituto de Ciencias en Reproducción Humana de Occidente (Vida).
  • Gynecologist and Reproductive Biologist at Clínica De Los Angeles.



  • Member of the ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology).



  • Assistant / Professor in 287 courses and congresses.

Dr. Masashigue Kuwayama

Japanese Scientist, Pioneer in Cryopreservation

Dr. Masashige Kuwayama has an extensive medical career. Known as the “Father of Vitrification”, his research has helped establish bases in assisted human reproduction.

In 1999 he invented the Cryotop vitrification method for human oocytes, creating the first bank in 2001.

The first babies born from vitrified ovules in 2000 in the US and Japan, were achieved thanks to the Cryotop method.


Professional Experience

  • Scientific Director of the Kato Ladies Clinic in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Director of the Japanese Society of Embryologists.
  • Director of the Private Center Repro Support Medical Research Center in Japan.
  • Author and co-author of more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters.


  • “Embryologist Of The Year” in 2015 by the American College of Embryology.
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
  • Japanese Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology.
  • International Embryo Transfer Society.

Eng. Melanie Antonsen

Embryologist, Biotechnology Engineer

LICENSE NO. 8034311

Engineer Melanie Antonsen is a Human Reproductive Biologist, expert in Molecular Biology and Genetic Diagnosis Technologies, as well as in techniques related to Andrology and Assisted Reproduction. She graduated as a Biotechnology Engineer from the Interdisciplinary Professional Unit of Biotechnology at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN for its acronym in Spanish). 


Professional Experience

  • Mexican Institute of High Reproductive Technology (INMATER).  
  • Ingenes Fertility and Genetics Institute.  



  • Vice President Courses: From Diagnosis to Success, by the Mexican Association of Reproductive Medicine (AAMMR).
  • Saturday module corresponding to the section of interest for Biologists in Assisted Reproduction Laboratory, by the Mexican Association of Reproductive Medicine (AAMMR).
  • Preimplantation Diagnosis Workshop, by the VIDA Guadalajara Institute.
  • Workshop of Human Oocytes and Embryos Vitrification and Warming, by  Biofertility Center Cancún.



  • Member of the ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology).

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