Assisted Conception Unit

What we do

We provide a comprehensive range of investigations and treatment for infertility including:

  • IVF
  • intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • surgical sperm collection
  • ovulation induction (OI)
  • intra-uterine insemination (IUI)
  • donor sperm treatment
  • egg donation and surrogacy co-ordination
  • sperm and embryo cryopreservation
  • sperm washing for HIV-positive men
  • blastocyst embryo transfer
  • surrogacy
  • surgery for fibroids, endometriosis and tubal disorders.

We treat couples, single women, same-sex couples and HIV-positive men and women.

Find out more about how King’s Assisted Conception Unit can help you, including our success rates, how to get referred and start treatment, NHS and self-funding and the fertilisation techniques we offer.

Preparing for your appointment

Before each appointment we will tell you what, if any, preparations you need to make.

  • For blood tests and scans, you need to come to ACU on day one to five of your menstrual cycle.
  • We can carry out semen analysis on any working day of the week.

Location

First Floor, Unit 6, KCH Business Park, 129 Coldharbour Lane, London, SE5 9NY

Contact Details

Conditions we treat

Unexplained infertility

Male factor infertility

  • azoospermia (donor sperm bank/surgical sperm collection)
  • mild/moderate and severe reduction in sperm numbers or quality
  • retrograde ejaculation
  • genetic problems.

Female infertility

  • anovulation
  • ovarian failure
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • uterine problems
  • endometriosis
  • genetic problems.

What is required before referring a patient

Patients need to meet criteria set by the CCG to be investigated and treated on the NHS.

Blood tests and scans are done on day one to five of the menstrual cycle. Semen analysis can be done any working day of the week. Patients need to phone reception and book a time for the relevant test.

Booking a patient at King's

Routine Referrals

Please send referrals to:

Email:
kch-tr.fertility@nhs.net

Post:
Assisted Conception Unit
1st Floor, Unit 6,
KCH Business Park
King's College Hospital
London SE5 9RS

Emergency Referrals

To arrange for a patient to be seen within two weeks, please call 020 3299 5390.

Other Queries

For non-urgent queries, please email kch-tr.fertility@nhs.net.

Referral Forms

Please complete the relevant form and note any pre-consultation investigations required:

Key Clinical Staff

Name Job Title
Mr Nick Dalton-Brewer Clinical Scientist
Ms Neelima Dixit Consultant
Dr Rachel Gibbons Embryologist
Mr Haitham Hamoda Consultant Gynaecologist, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Mrs Indi Hunjan Embryologist
Mrs Lourdes Muriel Rios Consultant Embryologist
Mr Nitish Narvekar Consultant Reproductive Medicine
Ms Sarah Newton Senior Embryologist
Mrs Malwina Paul Embryologist
Miss Kat Sanders Embryologist
Mr Mike Savvas Consultant
Mr Jon Taylor Consultant Embryologist