Meet the Team

"The IVF team made our dreams come true. We can never thank
them enough for creating our miracle boy" - Laura and Matthew

The reproductive medicine team at The James Cook University Hospital is lead by consultant gynaecologist Fayez Mustafa and includes experienced embryologists, specialist nurses, a quality manager, secretarial/administration staff and an independent BICA accredited counsellor.

Consultant gynaecologists

Consultant gynaecologist Fayez MustafaMr Fayez Mustafa MBBCh FRCOG JBOG

Lead consultant gynaecologist (GMC No: 4342625)

Specialist areas: reproductive medicine, fertility investigations, IVF and ICSI, treatment of disorders of ovulation, gynaecological endocrinology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovulation induction, pelvic floor and vaginal surgery, andrology, male infertility and surgical sperm retrieval.

Mohar GoswamiDr Mohar Goswami MRCOG MD

Consultant gynaecologist and sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine (GMC No: 6091280)

Specialist areas: reproductive medicine, fertility investigations, IVF and ICSI, donor gamete treatment, treatment of dysovulation, gynaecological endocrinology, and special interest in fertility research and ethics.

The nursing team

The nursing team comprises midwives and registered nurses experienced in all aspects of reproductive medicine.

The embryology team Meet our team Embryology

The IVF Laboratory team comprises four state registered embryologists – Kathy, Paul, Charlotte, Sarah, and clinical laboratory assistant Nikki.


Janet Owen
Accredited member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and British Infertility Counselling Association.


Transvaginal ultrasound scans are performed by female ultrasonographers led by Alison Gamble (senior sonographer).