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Over 25 years in reproductive medicine.

ICRM is a modern clinic with a team of world-known specialists and a personalized approach to your needs  visit our website

We offer all up-to-date methods of infertility diagnosis and treatment. During the 25-year history of ICRM, more than 15,000 babies were born not only in Russia but in 24 other countries.

ICRM is one of the first ART clinics in Russia and the first one in Saint-Petersburg. We not just witnessed the birth of this area of medicine but took an active part in the process. We are still involved development and improvement of this kind of medical care in our country.

We were the first in Russia:

1995 First pregnancy that resulted in live birth after ICSI, first Donor Egg Bank, first pregnancy and childbirth in the Surrogacy Program 

1997 IVF in a female patient with male karyotype

2004 First cryobank of vitrified oocytes

2005 Pregnancy in an IVF program with frozen eggs

ICRM main advantages:

  • Highly qualified medical and non-medical personnel
  • Over 25-year experience of our professional team of specialists
  • High technologies and the most up-to-date equipment
  • Continuous qualification improvement
  • New building of the clinic constructed in accordance with all national and international standards and based on our own experience
  • High quality service

Our bank of oocyte and sperm donors:

  • Thorough medical examination in line with the highest world standards
  • Genetic health screening
  • Infections (all possible sexually transmitted diseases)
  • Mental health, free from any addictions
  • Psychological portrait made by our experienced psychologist
  • High quality of sperm and oocytes guaranteed

A team of world-known specialists

Prof. Vladislav Korsak, DSc.Med 
Director General of ICRM, President of the Russian Association of Human Reproduction (RAHR), first-class fertility specialist, distinguished opinion leader in Russia and abroad, head of the RAHR expert group on writing national clinical guidelines in the sphere of Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Artificial Insemination.  Member of the  Steering Committee of EIM Consortium, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Board of Directors, Member Societies, International Federation of Fertility Societies. Work experience – more than 50 years.

Prof. Igor Korneev, DSc. Med
ICRM Medical Director, renowned expert in Urology and Andrology in Russia and abroad. Work experience – 28 years.

Natalya Bichevaya, PhD, Head of IVF Laboratory
Research and training experience in the U.S. universities and medical clinics, work experience – 40 years.

Dr. Elvira Isakova, PhD, Fertility Specialists, Head of IVF Department
First– class fertility specialist, pioneered surrogacy, egg donation, PhD programs in Russia, involved in development of government documents regulating ART in Russia, work experience – 31 year

20 Doctors of the highest qualification category

2 Professors

2 Associate Professors

3 DSc in Medicine

9 PhDs in Medicine

4 PhDs in Biology

ICRM specialists not only have large clinical practice but do their research work in professional areas within and beyond the scope of Human Reproduction, i.e. Obstetrics, Gynecology, Urology, Endocrinology, Genetics, Internal Medicine, Hematology, Anesthesiology, Psychology. More than 2,000 publications in various editions issued for different audience (doctors, laboratory specailists, patients).

Modern equipment and our own laboratories

Our IVF laboratory is equipped in line with the highest world standards that guarantee the best work efficiency of embryologists and geneticists. The laboratory successfully passed auditing of the Process of Artificial Reproductive Techniques with the aim towards Quality Management according to ISO 9001:2008 and laboratory processes according to ISO 15189:2007 by Dr. Cecilia Sjoblom, Lead Auditor and Scientific Director of the Westmead Fertility Centre.

Continuous technological, technical and qualification improvement. Unique construction and technological concepts of laboratories and operating rooms.

Genetic tests: pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT), screening (PGS) and other molecular-cytogenetic investigations.

Involvement in IVF development in Russia and abroad

Training personnel, project works and opening of:

1992 Belarus-American Center of Reproduction and Genetics in Minsk

1995 Branch of the Chicago Reproductive Genetics Institute in Cyprus (IVF & PGD).

1997 Institute of Reproductive Genetics in Kiev (Ukraine)

Involed in development of national clinical quidelines on Assisted Reproduction Technologies.


IVF+ICSI (medications not included) – 2,402 Euros


IVF with an individual egg donor selected from the Donor Bank of ICRM (medications not included) – 4,260 Euros
IVF with a Patient’s egg donor (medications not included) – 1,974 Euros
IVF with frozen donor eggs (medications and donor material not included) – 1,601 Euros
Frozen donor egg (if purchase up to 6 eggs) – 293 Euros (recommended number of eggs for 1 IVF cycle is from 9 to 12)
Frozen donor egg (if purchase 7 and more eggs) – 264 Euros (recommended number of eggs for 1 IVF cycle is from 9 to 12)


IVF + Surrogacy – 1,974 Euros
Complete Surrogacy Program (Surrogate Mother selected from ICRM bank, full follow-up of a surrogate mother during pregnancy and childbearing, IVF not included) – 19,291 Euros


PGT test NGS method in a frozen cycle (biopsy not included) (for one embryo) 30 days – 330 Euros
PGT test NGS method in a frozen cycle (biopsy not included) (for one embryo) 14 days – 443 Euros
Array-CGH in a frozen cycle (biopsy not included) (for one embryo) 30 days – 330 Euros
Array-CGH in a frozen cycle (biopsy not included) (for one embryo) 14 days – 443 Euros
Trophoblast biopsy – 357 Euros

1.      Сompensation paid to the surrogate mother can vary from 12,000 to 17,000 EUROs.
2.      Surrogacy programs can be performed only for the couples, in which a female partner has medical indications to surrogacy. The indications are determined by a fertility specialist.
3.      Egg/sperm donation + surrogacy programs can be performed only for officially married couples, whose marital status can be confirmed with the documents.
4.      Cost of medications for IVF is individual and can vary from 570 to 1,000 EUROs.
5.      Prices in Euros are given for orientation only and based on today’s currency rate. All payments in Russia have to be made in Roubles.

Accommodation in ICRM for international patients

Patients from all over the world come to our clinic for ART treatment. We fully understand that you have to make additional efforts to arrange your treatment abroad and we are very grateful for your choice. It is our wish to try and make your stay in Saint-Petersburg less troublesome and easy to organize.

On one of the floors of our clinic, we offer comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom, a double bed, a fridge, an air-conditioner, a TV-set and Wi-Fi. Couples can stay together and enjoy the combination of comfort and proximity to the whole range of medical services necessary to the patients during their IVF treatment.

The necessity to follow some simple rules within the regimen of the clinic will not prevent you from seeing Saint-Petersburg, the city entitled the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2016 and 2017 and Europe’s Leading Heritage Destination 2018. Saint-Petersburg will be waiting to show you its famous museums, magnificent palaces, spacious parks, beautiful bridges and gorgeous suburbs. The variety of concert and theatre life in the city can satisfy any taste. Our quiet rooms and a possibility to receive information and care from our friendly personnel at any time of your stay as well as positive emotions from sightseeing can serve very well to make you enjoy yourself and escape the unnecessary worries.

The price for our accommodation is lower than for the hotel rooms and are not subject to change during high tourist seasons.

For more information, please, visit our website

Centre for IVF, surrogacy and surrogate mothers in Europe / Russia

Our departments and medical specialties


Head of department: Endocrinology

Dr. Elena Soboleva, DSc.



Endocrine system and the hormones. Doctors who specialize in this area are called endocrinologists.




1985 - 2014 - worked as a leading researcher at the Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014 - 2017 - Professor at the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education, the Federal Almazov Medical Research Center 2012 - present - has been working as an endocrinologist in ICRM in Saint-PetersburgProfessor at the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Institute of Medical Education, Almazov National Medical Research Center.Member of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE).The main area of her research work is treatment of hyperandrogenemia in women (polycystic ovarian syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, hirsutism, acne).Master of all current methods of diagnosis and treatment of thyroid, adrenal, pituitary disorders as well as obesity and carbohydrate metabolism correction.Consults patients with menstrual cycle disorders, hyperprolactinemia, endocrine infertility and family planning and pregnant patients with endocrine diseases.Dr. Soboleva is a regular participant of Russian and international congresses and author of more than 50 publications.

Conditions that we treat:


Hormonal imbalance






PCOS Polycystic ovary syndrome

Treatments that we offer:

Reproductive endocrinology and infertility


Head of department: Gynecology

Dr Victor Rulev, PhD



Women’s general health and reproduction. Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology are called gynecologists.




1981- graduated from the Tashkent State Medical Institute, USSR, 1981 - 1982 - internship in the Reserach Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Tashkent, Uzbek Republic, USSR, 1982-1986 - doctor in the Reserach Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Tashkent, Uzbek Republic, USSR, 1986-1989 - PhD student at the Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Leningrad, USSR, 1989 - PhD thesis entitled Beta-endorphin in the pathogenesis of amenorrhea associated with hyperprolactinemia and weight deficit. 1989-1994 - worked as a senior researcher at the Department of Gynecological Surgery, Tashkent Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, USSR, 1994-2018 - worked as a senior researcher at the Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, the Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction where was mostly involved in treating various forms of infertility, 2018 has been working as an obstetrician-gynecologist in ICRM, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Dr Victor Rulev is an author of 92 publicatons in the sphere of Gynecological Endocrinology, Reproductive Gynecology, co-author of two patents for inventions in Gynecological Endocrinology. For more than 25 years (since 1992) he has been an Obstetrician-Gynecologist of the highest category.Dr Rulev is a highly qualified specialist in Reproductive Gynecology and Gynecological Endocrinology, in treatment of all types of female infertility, general gynecologic conditions including external genital endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages, ectopic pregnancies, chronic and acute pelvic inflammatory diseases in women, menstrual cycle disorders, endometrial hyperplastic processes, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, chronic pelvic pains, perimenopausal disorders, juvenile bleeding, etc.Since 1991, Dr Rulev has been performing gynecological laparo-hysteroscopies, the technique learned by him not only in Russia but also from well-known foreign specailists in Germany and France. Totally, over 10,000 diagnostoc laparoscopies have been performed by Dr Rulev.

Conditions that we treat:

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

POP Pelvic organ prolapse

Treatments that we offer:

Cervical conization


Dilatation and curettage (D and C)

Exploratory laparotomy

Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery

Gynecological examination






Ovarian cyst removal



Urinary incontinence



Head of department: Infertility-IVF

Prof. Vladislav Korsak, DSc.

General Director, Fertility Specialist


Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive within 12 months of trying.




1992 - 2006 - worked as Head of Conservative Gynecology Department at the Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2007 - 2015 - Head of Research Laboratory of Reproductive Technologies at the Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics, the Federal Almazov Medical Research Center, Saint-Petersburg, RussiaWork experience in the speciality - 50 years. Teaching experience at the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Pavlov Saint-Petersburg State Medical University - 35 years. Prof. Vladislav Korsak has been President of the Russian Association of Human Reproduction since 1995. He has been a member of the EIM Consortium, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) since 2000 and a member of the Steering Committee of EIM Consortium, ESHRE, since 2009. Prof. Korsak represents the Russian Federation in the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), he regularly takes part, as an invited speaker and chair of the sessions, in the events of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), the Ukranian Association of Reproductive Medicine (UARM), and the Kazakhstan Association of Reproductive Medicine (КАRМ), Honoured Member of the KARM.Prof. Korsak is a member of editorial board of Reproduction Problems journal.He is a member of the Working Group on Reproductive Health of the Expert Healthcare Council at the Committtee of the Federation Council on Social Policy and Healthcare, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.In different years of his prfessional career, Prof. Korsak was a member of the WG of the State Duma Comiittee on Healthcare and WG on Reproductive Technologies of the Russian Ministry of Health.In recent years, his main area of research have been infertility treatment and assisted reproductive technologies. Prof. Korsak is an author of more than 200 publications including 5 methodological recommendations, 3 books and 9 testing software programs on Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Treatments that we offer:

Assisted conception: Embryo testing

Assisted conception: ICSI (Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection)

Assisted conception: IUI (Intrauterine insemination)

Assisted conception: IVF (In vitro fertilisation)

Assisted conception: IVM (In vitro maturation)

Donor conception: Donated eggs

Donor conception: Donated embryos

Donor conception: Donated sperm

Fertility medicine: Bromocriptine, Cabergoline

Fertility medicine: Cetrotide, Orgalutran

Fertility medicine: Clomifene citrate (Clomid)

Fertility medicine: Gonadotrophins

Fertility medicine: Metformin

Fertility medicine: Nafarelin, Buserelin and Goserelin

Fertility medicine: Progesterone

Freezing and storing: Eggs

Freezing and storing: Embryos

Freezing and storing: Sperm

Surgery for men: Extraction of sperm

Surgery for men: Testicular biopsy

Surgery for men: Treatment of varicocele

Surgery for men: Unblocking blocked epididymis

Surgery for women: Freeing adhesions

Surgery for women: Removal of fibroids

Surgery for women: Treating mild endometriosis

Surgery for women: Treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Surgery for women: Unblocking the fallopian tubes

Surrogacy - surrogate mother


Head of department: Urology

Prof. Igor Korneev, DSc.

Medical Director, Urologist-Andrologist


Treatment of the male urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. Doctors who specialize in this area are called urologists.




Since 2007 - member of the Dissertation Defence Board in the fields of Surgery and Urology at the Pavlov 1st Saint-Petersburg Medical University, Russia. Since 2011 - Chair of the Membership Committee of the European Association of Urology. Since 2013 - member of the specialized committee on Urology at the Russian Ministry of HealthProfessor of the Chair of Urology at the Pavlov First Saint-Petersurg State Medical University, Deputy Chairman of the Saint-Petersburg Scientific Society of Urology named after S.P.Feodorov, member of editorial board of the Journal of Urology, member of the Work Group of the Chief Urologist of the Russian Ministry of Health on development of guidelines and protocols of medical care in the sphere of Urology. Member of the Surgery Expert Group, Central Attestation Committee of the Russian Ministry of Health in the North-Western Federal Region of Russia.Chief Urologist of the Petrogradsky Region of Saint-Petersburg, Chair of the Committee for work with members of the European Urology Association. Author of more than 200 publications in Russian and foreign scientific journals, co-author of the texbook on Urology and the Russian National Guidelines on Urology.Prof. Korneev had numerous practical training programs in the sphere of Urology and Andrology in the Russian, European and American hospitals and reproduction centres. Master of the all current methods of diagnosis and treatment of male infertility, erectile dysfunction and other urological disorders. Since 1998, one of the professional areas of Prof. Korneev has been minimally invasive surgeries aimed at sperm retrieval from testicles or epididymides for use in the ART programs.

Conditions that we treat:

Erectile dysfunction

Prostate enlargement

Sexual performance


Treatments that we offer:



Hydrocele repair

Urinary incontinence

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Medical support

  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Pharmacy


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