Ferticentro is a fertility clinic specializing in assisted reproductive technologies. Their main goal is to provide a comprehensive solution to every case, whether it is male infertility, female infertility, or both.

The clinic is included within Idealmed, the largest private hospital in the Central Region of Portugal.

Why choose Ferticentro?

Ferticentro’s medical and scientific team is run by Isabel Torgal, M.D.-Ph.D, one of the most prestigious doctors in the field of assisted conception within Portugal. Likewise, at Ferticentro you will find a medical team of highly-qualified, widely-experienced professionals.

Ferticentro pioneered the EmbryoScope in Portugal and has all of the most recent technologies available (PGD, PGS, micro-TESE, etc.).

The egg donation program at Ferticentro is known for its ethnical diversity, which comes essentially from the availability of donors from all over the world (Coimbra is a multi-cultural university city, with more than 30% of its population being university students, researchers at the several local research centers, recently graduated students, etc.).

International patients

Every individual person or couple who choose Ferticentro as their fertility center will be given the phone number of the doctor in charge of their particular case.

The aim is to make them feel fully accompanied throughout every stage of the treatment.

Ferticentro has made an international department (more than 70% of the clinic’s is with foreign patients) also available to offer a logistical support service for international patients. All foreign patients will be offered special conditions in terms of accommodation and transportation.

Available services

In-house Operating Room
Transparency Policy
Egg & Sperm Donation
Psychological Support
24 Hour Emergency Care
In-house Laboratory
En-suite Recovery Rooms

Languages spoken


Available treatments

Embryo Adoption
Embryo cryopreservation
Fertility preservation
Frozen Embryo Transfer
In Vitro Fertilization / ICSI
IUI with Donor Sperm
IUI with Partner’s Sperm
IVF with Donor Egg & Donor Sperm
IVF with Donor Eggs
IVF with Donor Sperm
Reciprocal IVF

Medical team

Professor Dr. Isabel Torgal
Gynecologist / Obstetrician / Subspecialty in Reproductive Medicine
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 13512

Dr. Luis Almeida e Sousa
Gynecologist / Obstetrician / Subspecialty in Reproductive Medicine
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 18271

Dr. Adelaide Pires
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 35027

Dr. Giselda Carvalho
Gynecology Consultation Manager
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 36924

Dr. Maria João Carvalho

Dr. Vera Ramos
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 43157

Dr. Claudia Zennaro
License (Ordem dos Médicos): 49186

Dr. Nuno Maia
Head of Urology & Andrology Consultation
Cédula (Ordem dos Médicos): 39185

Dr. Pedro Ribeiro

Dra. Catarina Dourado
Cédula (Ordem dos Médicos): 37735

Dra. Gisela Costa
Cédula (Ordem dos Médicos): 42373

Dr. Vladimiro Silva
Ferticentro’s Administrator

Dra. Inés Cerdeira
Lab Coordinator

Dra. Inês Couceiro
Clinical Embryologist

Dr. Bruno Barauna
Clinical Embryologist

Dr. Elisson Souza
Clinical Embryologist

Vanessa Oliveira
Nursery Coordinator

Sara Figueiredo
Nursery Coordinator

Rita Matias

Patrícia Carvalho

Diana Pauseiro

Melanie Dinis

Emílio Santos

Healthcare Operating Authorization

“Parecer 4/CNPMA/2008” by the Conselho Nacional de Procriação Medicamente Assistida (CNPMA) of Portugal

We use own cookies and third party cookies to offer you personalized ads and gather statistical data. If you continue the navigation we understand that you accept our cookies policy.