Prof Igno Siebert

Prof Siebert, proud partner of Aevitas Fertility Clinic since 2002, is internationally recognised for his expertise as endometriosis specialist and gynaecological endoscopic surgeon. He also has a special interest in PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Furthermore, Prof Siebert serves as Associated Professor to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Prof Siebert graduated with a MBChB (1990) through the University of Stellenbosch and then proceeded with a fellowship (2002 – 2003) through the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fertility Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital. Prof Siebert’s fellowship to become a fertility specialist was completed under the guidance of Prof Kruger (founder of Aevitas Fertility Clinic). In addition to this, Prof Siebert completed a PhD (2008) – ‘A study of different clinical and biomechanical parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome affecting ovulation induction outcome and fertility potential’, through Stellenbosch University.

Prof Siebert is highly involved in academia. He lectures MBChB and MMed students; serves as supervisors to MMed students; assists with fellowship training programmes in fertility; as well as, co-organises and presents at several national and international conferences, specifically as endometriosis specialist, on gynaecological endoscopic surgery, which includes outreach educational programmes in Africa. Prof Siebert has been a contributor to 44 publications as author or co-author.

Currently Prof Siebert leads the implementation of ‘The GESEA/Winners Programme’ in South Africa. GESEA/Winners is an international accredited (European Academy) education and training programme on endoscopic surgery and is instrumental to South African Gynaecologists becoming accredited endoscopic surgeons.