Meet the team at CARE Fertility Manchester
Click on any of the team listed below to find out more about them.
Mr Glenn Atkinson MRCOG Medical Director
Glenn has a wide experience in all aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology. He has concentrated on infertility in the latter part of his career and is a sub-specialty trained consultant in reproductive medicine. Glenn joined CARE in 1999 and under his guidance the unit has grown into one of the major centres for fertility treatment in the North West of England. Glenn has particular interest and expertise in male factor infertility, ultrasound scanning and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.
Mr Philip Lowe FRCOG FRANZCOG Consultant Gynaecologist
Philip has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. After training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Manchester he spent two years as a Senior Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash Medical Centre (Australia) then as Clinical IVF Fellow at Monash IVF in Melbourne.
After returning to Australia in 2000 as an IVF consultant, he held the position of Clinical Director at Monash IVF in Melbourne, and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to Monash University. Phil joined CARE in 2005. He is particularly experienced in the procedural aspects of IVF treatment and has a special interest in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
Mr Rashmi Patel FRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist
Rashmi has many years experience in fertility management, he is particularly interested in stimulation response, assessment of uterine factors and recurrent implantation failure.
Mr Mark Sedler MRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist
Mark has extensive experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology. Having qualified and trained initially in the region of Merseyside, he formally completed his specialist training within the Yorkshire region
As a clinical research fellow, Mark underwent his specialist interest training in subfertility, reproductive medicine and IVF at the Assisted Conception Unit, Leeds General Infirmary.
Mark has particular experience in IVF treatment procedures and has specialist interests in ovarian stimulation, ultrasonography and laparoscopic surgery.
Mr Anan Boulos MB BCh FRCOG FRCS(Ed) Consultant Gynaecologist
Anan has extensive experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a special interest in infertility. His reproductive medicine and surgery expertise include minimal access surgery. Anan has many publications particularly in the field of male factor infertility and Assisted Conception Technique.
Sue Montgomery Lab Manager
Dr Sue Montgomery is a state registered clinical embryologist with the Health Professions Council and a Diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists. She has twenty years of clinical embryology experience and carried out her PhD investigating the effect of fragments upon further embryo development.
Her previous role was as the Laboratory Manager at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, which also involved laboratory quality management. She is also a National Assessor for the training programe for clinical embryologists.
Charmian Russell Unit Manager
Charmian has worked in the field of assisted conception for over 20 years and was a senior member of the clinical team at Withington Hospital, Manchester. Charmian is also a trained fertility counsellor, she joined CARE in 1999 to help establish the service in Manchester.
Alison Campbell Director of Embryology
Alison has dedicated her working life to human embryology and has extensive experience in the field of assisted reproduction. After achieving a distinction in her Masters degree in Assisted Reproduction, Alison held the position of Laboratory Manager before helping to launch CARE in 1997. In 2001 Alison was appointed Director of Embryology for the CARE group. Her role involves ensuring CARE's laboratories practice at the highest standards and are able to offer our patients the best chance of a successful pregnancy. Alison is licenced to practice all embryology procedures including Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and Embryo Biopsy.
Alison Black Office Manager/Unit Administrator; Jill Taylor Reception Manager; Julie Turner; Paula Cunningham; Bridget Fitton Senior Receptionist; Sam Lanigan; Emma Higginson; Jane Bayley; Julie Majekodunmi; Rita Hamlyn; Susan Easton; Sakeena Llanes; Amanda Milligan; Christine Middleton.
Ruth Lancaster; Yvonne Shelmerdine.
Barbara Wickham; Helen Threlfell; Julie Easton; Beth Henry; Selina Wilkinson.
Louise Best; Keith Jordan; Lisa Lee; Bidisha Roygupta; Alison Campbell Lab Manager; Natalie Bowman; Caroline Drew; Kathryn Gardner; Elaine Power; Samantha Duffy; Dr Sue Montgomery; Margaret Hurst.
Sue Smith Deputy Nurse Manager; Alison Jones; Alison Lytollis Nurse Manager; Denise Bartholomew; Joanne Horner; Deborah Moult; Christina Manning; Kelly Hopwood; Lynn Dutton; Lisa Richardson; Amanda Torevell; Julie Stockton-King; Oluwasuen Solaru; Karen Marsden; Beverley Bowers; Lynne Robinson; Anthea Jackson; Janet Fielding; Yvonne Williams; Christine Franklin.
Carol Clayton Lead Sonographer; Annette Cox.