UNICA IVF clinic is located in a quiet residential area of beautiful Brno, Czech Republic. It is the sister clinic of the UNICA Clinic in Prague. It was opened in 1994 and is a private fertility clinic. In 2016, it undertook 1500 treatment cycles of which 50% were egg donation. The clinic is a standalone building and its sole purpose is as an IVF clinic. There is one laboratory, two theatres and four en-suite rooms with a total of 10 beds.
The medical leadership of the UNICA association with McGill is directed by Dr Karel Rezabek. He has 22 years of experience in the IVF field. As a medical director, chairman of the committee of the Czech national register of assisted reproduction and author of numerous IVF publications. He is the former head of the Assisted Reproduction Centre at the 1st medical faculty of Charles University and general teaching hospital in Prague. The clinic has a number of doctors specialising in particular areas. There are five IVF specialists, one reproductive endocrinology specialist, one urologist and one genetics specialist. There are six embryologists, and the senior embryologist – Mgr. Sylvie Hlavacova – has 20 years of experience and is also an ESHRE qualified Senior Clinical Embryologist.
For international patients, there is a team of coordinators who are there to assist. They speak a variety of languages fluently including French, German, Italian, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, and Russian. The entire staff at UNICA (doctors, nurses, coordinators, management) speaks English.