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AVA-PETER International

Our mission: Acting with honesty, compassion and kindness we do our best to make your way to have healthy baby safe and quick.

Why choose AVA-PETER International?

  • The AVA-PETER Clinic is the oldest private fertility clinic in Russia and has offered its experience and expertise in fertility treatments both to residents as to foreign patients since 1996.
  • The Company provides a full range of high-quality services from infertility treatment to diagnostics and treatment for all family members. Actually AVA-PETER comprises two state-of-the-art hospitals and 30 clinics offering advanced diagnostics and treatment capabilities. We use state-of-the-art high-tech advanced equipment and high-quality materials. From medical instruments to hospitals logistics, we are focused on delivering international best practice and adopting the latest developments. Not only do we adopt leading global experience, we also contribute to healthcare development by creating new technologies and treatment methodologies. Thus our investigations were honored with awards of American Society for Reproductive medicine in 2016 and 2017.
  • At our fertility clinics we use the most innovative techniques and offer personalized treatments. Our medical specialists and tutors are trained to care for patients in English, French, Spanish and Chinese thus breaking the language barrier. The patient’s tutor stays with the patient from the beginning of treatment through to its completion. We aim to do everything we can to ensure the patient experience is as comfortable as possible. With patient safety our main concern, we have specialists and facilities on hand should an emergency arise to facilitate appropriate care as required.
  • Our team will study your case to recommend one of our fertility treatments (artificial insemination, IVF/ICSI/PICSI, preimplantation genetic testing, vitrification of oocytes, egg donation, surrogacy) according to your personal situation.
  • Our fertility centers and IVF laboratories have helped many couples, single parents, cancer patients, individuals with genetic conditions, and we have even helped those men and women that are looking to postpone parenthood.
  • As we take on the toughest infertility cases, the effectiveness of assisted reproduction treatments varies depending on the technique chosen and the reproductive prognosis of the patients. At “AVA-PETER” group techniques such as egg donation, surrogacy give an accumulated pregnancy rate of close to 90% over three attempts.

Assisted reproductive technologies

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

In Vitro Fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) commonly referred to as IVF. IVF is the process of fertilization by extracting eggs, retrieving a sperm sample, and then manually combining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish. The embryo(s) is then transferred to the uterus.

There are five basic steps in the IVF and embryo transfer process: 

Step 1: Fertility medications are prescribed to stimulate egg production. Multiple eggs are desired because some eggs will not develop or fertilize after retrieval. A transvaginal ultrasound is used to examine the ovaries, and blood test samples are taken to check hormone levels.
Step 2: Eggs are retrieved through a minor surgical procedure that uses ultrasound imaging to guide a hollow needle through the pelvic cavity to remove the eggs. Medication is provided to reduce and remove potential discomfort.
Step 3: The male is asked to produce a sample of sperm, which is prepared for combining with the eggs.
Step 4: In a process called insemination, the sperm and eggs are mixed together and stored in a laboratory dish to encourage fertilization. In some cases where there is a lower probability of fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) may be used. Through this procedure, a single sperm is injected directly into the egg in an attempt to achieve fertilization. The eggs are monitored to confirm that fertilization and cell division are taking place. Once this occurs, the fertilized eggs are considered embryos.
Step 5: The embryos are usually transferred into the woman’s uterus three to five days following egg retrieval and fertilization. A catheter or small tube is inserted into the uterus to transfer the embryos. This procedure is painless for most women, although some may experience mild cramping. If the procedure is successful, implantation typically occurs around six to ten days following egg retrieval.

Preimplantation Genetic Testing

It is now possible to test embryos created by In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) for genetic diseases by utilizing Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT). The primary goal of PGT is to identify genetic defects in embryos created through IVF before transferring them to the uterus, thus decreasing pregnancy terminations and births with genetic abnormalities.

Be sure in safe childbirth

Being a part of the multidisciplinary clinic, the Maternity Department of the Scandinavia Clinic allows to solve any obstetric problems.

The continuity of succession between obstetricians-gynaecologists at the Outpatient Department, doctors at the Maternity Department and neonatologists at the Paediatric Department, coupled with the possibility to be consulted by any adult or children's focused specialists at the Outpatient Department and the Surgical Hospital guarantee the safety and comfort at all stages of labour process.

The Clinic offers the possibility to select a doctor for individual labour management. If needed, the experienced anaesthesiologists perform quality and safe anaesthesia. The mother and the newborn are fully supplied with all necessary care products during their stay at the Maternity Department, and a highly qualified team doctors and nurses guarantees an attentive and caring attitude to each family.

Fertility preservation

Oncofertility is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of oncology and reproductive medicine that expands fertility options for cancer survivors.

Survival rates among young cancer patients have steadily increased over the past four decades in part because of the development of more effective cancer treatments. Today, both women and men can look forward to life after cancer, yet many may face the possibility of infertility as a result of the disease itself or these lifesaving treatments. Techniques for preserving fertility offer women the possibility of postponing motherhood if they wish to do so or who have cancer.

Contact us:

  • Diana Obidniak, MD

The Head of International Cooperation Department

"AVA-PETER" clinic


mob. +7-905-206-18-69

  • Tatiana Chebulaeva

The General Manager of International Cooperation Department (Europe & USA)

"AVA-PETER" clinic


mob. +7-904-335-72-51

phone +7 (812) 600-78-66 ext. 54591

  • Alexandra Stelmah

The General Manager of International Cooperation Department (Asia)

"AVA-PETER" clinic


mob. +7 981 705 09 80

phone +7 (812) 600 78 11