Dr. Manel Elbaile

Gynecology, Fertility Treatment


  • 1977/1982 Studying Medicine and Surgery en la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • 1982 She is a resident doctor specialising in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Institut Dexeus de Barcelona


He was a member of the medical staff at the Dexeus Institute until 1990, actively participating in the Human Reproduction Unit, and in 1984 he assisted in the birth of the first child born through In Vitro Fertilisation techniques in Spain.

In 1990 he moved to Galicia, where he was responsible for the creation of the first IVF laboratory in Vigo (Pontevedra), where the first IVF baby was born in 1991 and where he remained until 2003.

In 2003 he moved back to Barcelona as Director of the Assisted Reproduction Centre of Institut Marquès del Vallés in Sabadell and as co-spokesperson for the Institut Marques group in the media, positions he held until July 2010.

During 2004-2006 he was also a member of the team of the Outpatient Surgery Unit (UCA) of the Assisted Reproduction Service of the Teknon Clinic in Barcelona.

Founder of the first sperm bank (Biosperm) in Sabadell, and coordinator of the campaigns of Institut Marquès for the recruitment of egg and sperm donors.

Founding member of the Centre for Embryo Medicine (CME) and co-author of the first national study on the quality of sperm in young Spaniards (2007) carried out in collaboration with more than fifty Assisted Reproduction centres throughout Spain.

Full member of the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF) since 1990, he has accumulated extensive experience in the field of Reproductive Medicine, is the author of several scientific communications and an active member of congresses and scientific meetings on Assisted Human Reproduction.

In April 2012 he took over the position of Medical Director at the opening of FIV Marbella, an Assisted Reproduction Centre located in Marbella, until September 2013.

From October 2013 to October 2015 he held the position of consultant doctor in the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Clinicas Rincón de Málaga.

Since November 2015 he has been Medical Director of IVF-Ochoa at the Ochoa Clinic in Marbella.

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