Mr Dimitrios Nikolaou - Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub-Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

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Dimitrios Nikolaou

Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub-Specialist in Reproductive Medicine



Mr Dimitrios Nikolaou is a Consultant Gynaecologist with sub-specialist accreditation in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, as well as an educator and senior academic researcher. He is one of the world’s leading authorities in reproductive ageing and fertility, including optimising fertility outcome over 40, “early ovarian ageing” (an entity he first introduced and described internationally) and fertility preservation, including egg freezing and embryo freezing. He is an expert in all aspects of infertility and assisted conception, as well as fertility preservation for medical or social reasons. He is a tutor for Reproductive Surgery and is accredited in advanced endoscopic surgery.

Currently, Mr Nikolaou leads the Reproductive ageing and fertility programme at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and the School of Reproductive Medicine, which includes one of the longest-established sub-specialty training programs in Europe. Mr Nikolaou has been training consultant gynaecologists and fertility specialists for over 15 years.

He has a long-standing interest in strategy development. He is passionate about patient support and the development of organisational systems to optimise patient experience. He runs a monthly patient support group at The Fertility Centre, Chelsea and Westminster. 

Professional expertise

  • Ovarian reserve assessment
  • Egg freezing
  • Fertility preservation
  • Fertility over 40
  • Early ovarian ageing (EOA)
  • Poor ovarian reserve
  • Polycystic ovaries and infertility
  • Implantation failure
  • Recurrent IVF failure
  • Miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage
  • Infertility associated with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI)
  • Infertility of all causes

Other contributions

Mr Nikolaou has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals, has organised academic working groups, supervised research programs and has lectured extensively all over the world. He has also published 2 books on reproductive ageing, fertility preservation and fertility for women over 40 and several chapters in other books.

He is also the founder of Fertility for Life, an organisation that promotes a more creative and fulfilling way of life.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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