Our team


Linda Bjärgestad Lamp

Director of Operations and Clinic director, Registered nurse

Has worked several years in outpatient care, with previous specialist knowledge of diabetes, infertility and women's health care. International experience with many years of work in the USA and Australia. Postgraduate courses in infertility.


Ghada Hussein

Chief Physician, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD, PhD, Medical Director of Stockholm IVF

Subspecialist in reproductive medicine with extensive experience from IVF clinics in Iraq, Qatar and Jordan. Past years’ work in reproductive medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and fertility doctor in Värmland region. Also, previous career as an embryologist and laboratory manager internationally. Research in male infertility, reproductive immunology and the environmental impact on ovaries and gametes. 

Speaks Arabic, English and Swedish

Mats Brännström

Chief physician, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD, PhD, Professor

Internationally leading researcher in reproductive physiology and infertility since the 1980s. Leader of the team behind the world's first successful utereus transplant. Clinically active in advanced gynaecological surgery and IVF. Active in reproductive medicine and research in ovarian physiology for over 40 years, working in this field in Australia, USA, Japan and Canada. Frequently engaged lecturer at congresses in reproductive medicine internationally. Visiting professor at Harvard and Mayo Clinic in the United States and University of Versailles, France.

Sujata Lalit Kumar

Chief physician, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD, Phd

Experience of IVF from the Department of Reproductive Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital and IVI clinics in Spain and India. PhD in implantation and active researcher.

Speaks Hindi, Kannada, Marathi

Jan Rapp

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Extensive experience from obstetric care and gynaecological surgery with a special focus on changes in the uterus and cervix. Worked as a doctor in several African countries and has been a course leader in advanced obstetrics for assignments for Medecins Sans Frontiers Sweden. Leader of the Biogas Academy acclaimed "Stockholmer of the Month" and "Swedish Environmental Hero of the Year". Thanks to this commitment from January, food waste from all hospitals in Stockholm County will now be used to power vehicles through the production of climate-smart biogas.

Speaks Spanish and Portuguese

Maria Holm

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Extensive experience in obstetrics and gynecology from Södersjukhuset and in recent years in outpatient care.

Gerasimos Tzortzatos

Chief physician, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, MD, PhD

Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and extensive experience of IVF from the Departments of Reproductive Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital and Uppsala University Hospital. Special interests are male infertility and donation treatment inom Reproduktionsmedicin.

Speaks Greek

Lovisa Bergfeldt
Division head, registered midwife, nurse

Former nurse in gynaecology at Södersjukhuset. Subsequently studied to become a midwife at Karolinska Institutet. Also studied sexology and postgraduate courses in infertility.

Irina Romanova

Registered nurse

Many years of experience in outpatient and home care with further education in
diabetes. Postgraduate courses in infertility.

Speaks Russian

Helena Bergman

Registered nurse

Many years of experience in closed and outpatient gynaecology. Postgraduate courses in several areas of women's health and LGBTQ. Postgraduate courses in infertility.

Charlotte Strömberg 

Assistance Nurse 

Many years of experience in gynaecology at Södersjukhuset with emergency care.

Karin Dahlgren

Chief embryologist

Registered biomedical analyst in clinical chemistry. Twenty years of experience in andrology and embryology, in public (Karolinska University Hospital Solna and Huddinge) and private clinics. Trained internal auditor ISO 9001.

Wesam Alnahal

Embryologist, Master’s degree in embryology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and Science, Master’s degree in Human Assisted Reproduction and Embryology from Valencia University, Spain. Clinical embryologist with 10 years experience at leading IVF clinics in Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan.

Paula Borg


Licenciate degree in regenerative cell biology.
Ten years of experience as an embryologist.

Elsa Mesfin

Biomedical analyst and laboratory engineer. Has previously worked at the division of Reproductive Medicine at Karolinska.

Carina Skeppner Tolvanen


Previous experience from the department of Reproductive Medicine at Karolinska Hospital in Huddinge.