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Meet the team

We are the only independent provider of fertility treatment in South Australia. Owned and run by our doctors, our team is made up of highly respected reproductive medicine and fertility specialists.

Our team also includes our expert embryologists, our experienced fertility nurses and our counsellors, who will support you every step of the way.

Fertility specialists

  • Our specialists

    Dr Bruno Radesic

    ● Medical Director
    ● Fertility Specialist
    ● Specialist Surgical Gynaecologist
    Dr Bruno Radesic is the Medical Director at Fertility SA as well as continuing to consult new patients.
    He is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with specialist training in female and male infertility. He has worked in Europe, New Zealand and Australia, having published research on fertility and gynaecology.
    He has additional sub-speciality training in Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology and has an in-depth understanding of the clinical implications associated with a wide range of fertility problems.
    He is an expert in male/female sub-fertility, menstrual irregularities, advanced maternal age and a wide range of advanced fertility treatments including fertility surgery (reversal of female sterilisation, testicular sperm extraction following vasectomy, fibroid and septum removal and laparoscopy).
    Bruno consults at Fertility SA as well as at his private gynaecology practice at Ashford Hospital.
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    ● Member of the Australian Endoscopic Gynaecology Society
    ● Member of fertility specialist organisations in Australia, Europe and America.
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    ● Member of the Australian Endoscopic Gynaecology Society
    ● Member of fertility specialist organisations in Australia, Europe and America.

    Dr Michelle Wellman

    ● Fertility Specialist
    ● Specialist Surgical Gynaecologist
    Dr Michelle Wellman has been working in the area of women’s health since graduating in Medicine from the University of Adelaide in the mid-90s. She has worked in Adelaide, Melbourne and the UK.
    In addition to providing high quality and personalised care to women with gynaecological problems, she has expanded her expertise in the area of fertility care and reproductive technology.
    As a specialist with additional training in laparoscopic surgery and experience in a wide range of assisted reproductive techniques, she can provide comprehensive care for couples on their fertility journey.
    With an extensive background in obstetrics, she has an in-depth understanding of the implications of fertility treatment beyond conception. Her other special interests include early intervention in treating PCOS and endometriosis.
    Michelle consults at Fertility SA and at her private practice in North Adelaide.
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Dr Jodie Semmler

    ● Fertility Specialist
    ● Specialist Surgical Gynaecologist
    Dr Jodie Semmler is one of Adelaide’s leading gynaecological surgeons.  She has had extensive experience in laparoscopic keyhole surgery treating fertility issues, including the excision of endometriosis.
    She is able to offer continuity of care for couples requiring advanced infertility treatment in conjunction with gynaecological surgery.
    Passionate about maximising every couple’s chance for a successful conception and pregnancy, she has a special interest in surgery, which may improve the chances for conception either naturally, or in conjunction with fertility treatments. This includes laparoscopic endometriosis excision, surgical removal of fibroids and hysteroscopic correction of uterine anomalies.
    Jodie consults at Fertility SA and at her private rooms in Kent Town. She operates at Calvary Hospital (North Adelaide) and St Andrew’s Hospital.
    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Dr Alex Hubczenko

    ● Fertility Specialist
    ● Specialist Fertility Surgeon
    Dr Alex Hubczenko is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He graduated from the University of Adelaide before embarking on his specialist qualifications. His special interests are in the management of male/female subfertility, endometriosis, PCOS, recurrent miscarriages, pelvic floor prolapse and urinary incontinence.
    Currently, as a senior staff specialist at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, he is Head of the Pelvic Floor Team and also supervises fertility management within the public hospital. His surgical skills range from advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery for investigating sub-fertility and the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis through to incontinence and prolapse surgery.
    He is committed to providing the highest level of patient care tailoring each couple’s treatment to suit their personal circumstances and needs. He firmly believes that patient education and involvement in all aspects of their care is essential.
    Alex consults at Fertility SA and Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Elizabeth Vale.
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    ● Member of Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society
    ● Member of the Fertility Society of Australia
    Qualifications
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    ● Member of Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society
    ● Member of the Fertility Society of Australia

    Dr Sally Reid

    ● Fertility Specialist
    ● Specialist Surgical Gynaecologist
    ● Director Donor Services
    Dr Sally Reid is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with additional training in reproductive medicine and early pregnancy care.
    She is passionate about pre-pregnancy, planning and thorough fertility assessment, and providing supportive, high quality, patient-focused care.
    Her special interests include the management of recurrent pregnancy loss, fertility preservation, and minimally invasive fertility surgery.
    Sally consults at Fertility SA and her private rooms in Kent Town.  She is also a Visiting Staff Specialist at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide. She operates at Calvary Hospital (North Adelaide) and St Andrew’s Hospital.
    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Dr Vicki Nisenblat

    ● Fertility Specialist
    Dr Victoria Nisenblat is a gynaecologist with a special interest in pelvic pain, infertility, reproductive endocrine disorders and gender transition.
    She obtained her medical degree in Israel followed by specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Israel and in Australia. Further sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility was followed by working in China and Sydney.
    She completed her PhD in medicine in 2013 at the University of Adelaide and holds the academic appointment of Clinical Senior Lecturer and Visiting Research Fellow at the university. Her research is focused on the diagnosis and management of endometriosis.
    Vicki consults at Fertility SA.
    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Qualifications

    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Dr Kate Gowling

    ● Fertility Specialist
    Dr Kate Gowling is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a passion for women’s health. She graduated from Flinders University in 2007 and undertook specialist training in both tertiary and rural South Australian centres.
    She is passionate about providing high quality obstetric and gynaecologic care to the women of Adelaide, both operating and delivering at Ashford Hospital and as a staff specialist at Flinders Medical Centre.
    Her special interests include general and high-risk obstetric care, infertility and miscarriage, abnormal uterine bleeding, adolescent gynaecology, menopause and general gynaecology.
    As a mother of two young children, she understands the importance of personalised care before, during and following birth, as well as the benefits gained through continuity of care. She enjoys working with women through all stages of life and assisting with their women’s health needs.
    Kate consults at Fertility SA as well as Ashford Hospital where she also delivers babies.
    Qualifications
    ● Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    Qualifications
    ● Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

    Dr Preetam Ganu

    ● Fertility Specialist
    Dr Preetam Ganu is a Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology with a keen interest in a more holistic approach to women’s health. She focuses on delivering the highest standard of professional care for women, with a warm personal touch.
    She believes in striving for excellence and keeps herself up to date with the latest developments in the medical field. She is calm, compassionate and caring. She will listen to patients carefully, will answer their questions and discuss an individualised management plan.
    Preetam consults at Flinders Private Hospital.
    Qualifications
    ● Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)
    Qualifications
    ● Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    ● Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG)

Success rates

We are extremely proud of our results and have helped bring more than 2,000 South Australian babies into the world.

While we are completely transparent about our success rates, the chances of having a healthy baby are extremely individual. Age, health, genetic factors and any existing conditions affecting either or both partner’s fertility can all play a significant role. It is why all of our fertility specialists will have an open and honest conversation with you about your individual treatment options and your chances of success.

The results published here are also reported to a central body called ANZARD (Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand) where all accredited clinics provide their data

Some clinics will make their data look better by removing some types of patients. We don’t do that. We include all patient groups and update our records regularly. The current results are for 2018 due to having to wait 9 months to determine the birth rate.

If you’d like to discuss your situation or better understand success rates, we’re happy to arrange a chat with one of our nurses.

59%
Clinical Pregnancy Rate
 Age < 30
45%
Clinical Pregnancy Rate 
Age 30 - 34
40%
Clinical Pregnancy Rate
Age 35 - 39
36%
Clinical Pregnancy Rate
 Overall

The FSA story

For more than 10 years we have worked tirelessly to be leaders in intelligent fertility care.

We started Fertility SA in 2009 because we believed an independently owned and operated clinic could provide the best fertility treatment for South Australians.

As a group of specialist fertility doctors we wanted to offer the right treatment for our patients, acknowledging that everyone has a different journey and that completely individualised treatment plans are the best way forward. This means honest and intelligent advice about the treatment options, costs and potential success.

We brought together a complete team of doctors, nurses, counsellors and embryologists to give our patients the care they need during treatment and the best chance of having a healthy baby. We have continually invested in our world-class laboratory and introduced the latest proven techniques and treatments in fertility treatment.

We have always taken part in world leading, high quality research and continue to do so, better understanding fertility and honing the reproductive treatments available. We have been involved in the birth of more than 2,000 South Australian babies and will continue to be there for South Australians needing fertility treatment in the years to come.

Our values

Care

We care deeply about our patients and the integrity of the medical treatment we provide.

Achievement

We constantly strive to achieve a positive outcome for our patients using our skills, expertise and persistence.

Respect

We treat everyone with respect, listening with intent and acting with integrity.

Accountability

We are trustworthy, we do what we say we will and take our responsibilities very seriously.

Teamwork

We work together as a team to get the best results for our patients. We share information, challenges and success.

 

Communication

We break down barriers with good communication. We are empathetic and honest.

Why choose FSA?

We are experts in fertility

Our team of fertility doctors are all experts in the field of fertility and the conditions that impact it, allowing us to provide the right treatment for a range of fertility issues. Our full team of nurses, counsellors and embryologists are all working together to give you the best chance of having a healthy baby.

We develop individual treatment plans for every patient

Every patient is different, so we develop a personalised treatment plan for our patients. We listen and investigate and seek the least intervention possible. We also continually provide honest intelligent advice about the treatment options, what is involved, the costs and the likely chance of success.

We are completely independent

As an independent South Australian business we are accountable only to our patients. We are owned by doctors, not shareholders, and we believe in the integrity of the fertility treatment and advice we offer.

We offer leading technology

We have continually invested in the best possible technology for treatment and in the laboratory where the embryos are created. We are personally involved in world leading research and play an active role in enhancing the understanding and subsequent treatments for infertility.