Mr Gelbaya is a Consultant Gynaecologist and sub specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He is the lead clinician and the head of Leicester Fertility Centre, based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, a well known NHS and private IVF clinic in the UK. Mr Gelbaya also practices general Gynaecology at the University Hospitals of Leicester (Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital) and privately at Spire and Nuffield Leicester Hospitals.
Mr Gelbaya is also the clinical lead of endometriosis service at University Hospitals of Leicester and is supported by a great team of consultant colleagues, specialist nurses, counsellors, and administrative staff. In addition to infertility and IVF clinics, Mr Gelbaya also runs endometriosis and recurrent miscarriage clinics at the University Hospitals of Leicester. He operates every week on patients with Gynaecological problems and patients with endometriosis. There is a joint gynaecology-colo-rectal surgical list every month that is jointly performed by Mr Gelbaya and a consultant colo-rectal surgeon. Mr Gelbaya graduated in 1987 and completed his postgraduate training in London. He joined a specialty training program in the Northwest region and completed his sub specialty training at Saint Mary’s Hospital, Manchester. He was appointed as NHS consultant in reproductive medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and an accredited subspecialist in reproductive medicine and surgery. He has vast experience in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for the treatment of endometriosis, adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts, tubal surgery and other benign gynaecological conditions. Mr Gelbaya is especially interested in pelvic pain, endometriosis, menstrual disorders, infertility, assisted conception and gynaecological endocrinology. He has expertise in gynaecological ultrasound and management of early pregnancy problems, including recurrent miscarriage.
Mr Gelbaya is a is also an associate member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and the British Fertility Society (BFS). He is a BFS accredited trainer for the advanced RCOG training modules in Care of the infertile couples, assisted conception, pelvic ultrasound for reproductive medicine and embryo transfer. Mr Gelbaya is a regular organiser of national courses and meetings in the field of gynaecology, infertility, assisted conception, gynaecological endocrinology and ultrasound. He is one of the members of the ESHRE Special Interest Groups in Reproductive Surgery and endometriosis.
Mr Gelbaya has published widely on many aspects of gynaecology, reproductive medicine and surgery, and has written several textbook chapters. Mr Gelbaya has presented at many national and international meetings and conferences. He is an ad-hoc reviewer for many international scientific journals and publishers.