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Fraidakis Mattheos

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greece, Heraklion
Ob/Gyn – Fertility specialist
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About the Doctor

Dr. Mattheos Fraidakis MD, PhD Consultant in Obstetrics – Gynaecology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Surgery.

  • PhD at Athens University
  • Clinical Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at the Joint Academic Unit of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Physiology at the Royal London Hospital Medical College, University of London
  • IVF UNIT, Royal London Hospital
  • Scientific Director IVF Unit Crete Fertility Centre


Dr. Mattheos Fraidakis was born in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece and studied at the medical faculty of Rome’s University (Italy).

He undertook his specialty training at the Obstetrics-Gynaecology clinic of Athens University (Aretaeon Hospital, Athens) under Clinic Director P.A. Zourlas, where he was awarded PhD with Honours.

He continued training in the subspecialty of ART at the Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Royal London Hospital, supervised by the Head of Unit and Director of the ART clinic, Professor J.G.Grudzinskas, in the principles of assisted reproduction, endoscopic surgery and diagnosis/treatment utilising Colposcopy & Laser.

During 1991 and 1992, Dr Fraidakis was appointed as clinical fellow and assistant researcher in the Academic Unit of Obstetrics, – Gynaecology and Reproduction physiology, directed by Professor J.G.Grudzinskas, at the Royal London Hospital.

During this time Dr Fraidakis was invited to join the medical team at Bridge Fertility Centre, one of the largest centers of assisted reproductive technology in UK, at London Bridge Hospital. He also acted as visiting lecturer to the Academic Unit at the Royal London Hospital in ART and endoscopic surgery.

As Clinical and Scientific Director of the IVF Unit, Crete Fertility Centre in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, since its foundation in 1993, Dr Fraidakis has had the privilege of successfully offering quality services in assisted reproduction to the highest clinical and scientific standards never losing focus of the specific needs of couples who have sought care at Crete Fertility Centre.

Quality and accreditations

Dr. Fraidakis is a distinguished member of:

  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology(E.S.H.R.E.)
  • American Society for Reproduction Medicine (A.S.R.M.)
  • European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (E.S.G.E.)
  • Greek Society of Fertility & Infertility
  • Greek Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • Greek Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology

He has published original papers in Greek and International scientific journals . Also he has personally presented others at International and Greek conferences.

He is regularly an invited speaker at scientific Greek and International congresses and seminars, as well as an organizer of meetings that concern infertility ART and prevention of severe complications in IVF.

His clinical activities range from 5000 births of healthy children following successful IVF programmes, to successful reproductive surgery operations, hysteroscopic and laparoscopic operations and impregnation of people with special needs.

His research activity stems from his extensive clinical experience in combination with processing of statistical data of “Crete Fertility Centre” leading to International results. The intention is to create studies , some of them have been published , while others are going to press and others are at various stages of completion.

Languages spoken

English, Greek, Italian



Contact Info

  • Country: greece

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