Sarah Martins da Silva
Sarah Martins da Silva is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer based at Ninewells Assisted Conception Unit and University of Dundee. She is experienced in all aspects of subfertility investigation and management.
Sarah qualified in 1995. During her specialist training she completed MD investigating various aspects of ovarian development and egg maturation (University of Edinburgh 2007) and subsequently worked as a Clinical Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine before being appointed as a fully accredited consultant in 2013. She also has a specialist interest in ultrasound and was awarded RCOG RCR Diploma in Obstetric ultrasound in 2008.
Sarah has an active research programme focussed around male infertility, sperm biology and drug discovery. She also runs a sperm studies research clinic for couples affected by unexplained total failed (or low <25%) fertilisation following IVF/ICSI, which accepts national referrals. She has published primary research and commentary articles, has travelled worldwide as an invited speaker and to present her research, and is a member of Science Media Centre expert database.