MARIA BANTI
MARIA BANTIClinical Embryologist & Lab Director

Maria Banti MSc

Education and training:
BSc in Genetics Molecular & Developmental Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece
MSc in Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Medicine, University College, London

Background:
Maria Banti is an embryologist with over 5 years of international experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Genetics, Molecular and Developmental Biology from Aristotle University of Greece in 2010. She earned her Master of Science (MSc) in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine from University College of London (UCL) UK in 2011. Maria has a certificate from the  Association of Clinical Embryologists (ACE) UK and is a Member of Association of Clinical Embryologists UK, and Hellenic Association of Clinical Embryologists (PEKE). She has participated in and attended international scientific conferences related to the field of Embryology She worked for 3 years in a leading IVF Clinic in London, London Fertility Centre (Prof. Ian Craft) and earned her Certificate in Clinical Embryology at the same time. She then moved to Greece and worked for 2 years at clinic Eugonia (Dr Tryfon Lainas) in Athens. She moved to Dubai to take up the role of Clinical Embryologist at Orchid Fertility.

My Philosophy to fertility care:
“The journey of trying to conceive can be long and windy with lots of ups and downs. My aim is to try my best to make this journey short and remind couples that they are not alone. I always combine science with love and care. This combination can lead to miracles.” 

Meet the rest of our Team

DR. DANIA AL SAMMARAE
DR. DANIA AL SAMMARAECEO, Orchid Fertility
DR. DIMITRIOS KAFETZIS
DR. DIMITRIOS KAFETZISMedical Director Reproductive Endocrinology/ Infertility Consultant
DR. ASHRAF KAMEL
DR. ASHRAF KAMELSpecialist – Urology
DR. MUTHANNA AL RAWI
DR. MUTHANNA AL RAWISpecialist – Urology
DR. KHALDOUN SHARIF
DR. KHALDOUN SHARIFSpecialist – Obstetrics & Gynaecology
ESTEÉ VAN ZYL
ESTEÉ VAN ZYLClinical Embryologist
DR. MOUFID SHAWA
DR. MOUFID SHAWASpecialist - Anaesthesiology
DR. KAOUTAR BOUKAMEL
DR. KAOUTAR BOUKAMELGeneral Manager