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Zalak Chauhan

Full Name: Zalak Chauhan
Position Sought: Locum Embryologist
Primary Language:
Address: London
United Kingdom
RM12 5LA
Telephone: 07476945382
E-mail: Contact Zalak
 Profile and objectives
Seeking for an opportunity to utilize my skills and help more and more patients to complete their family.
  Main resume
  • More than 8 years of Experience in the Field of IVF and ART.
  • More than 4 years as an Assistant Embryologist and Andrologist.
  • More than 4.5 years as an Independent Embryologist.
  • To perform the relevant laboratory duties according to laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and in accordance with the Human Fertilisation And Embryology Authority (HFEA) Act and Code of Practice.
  • To witness all laboratory procedures leading to clinical treatment in accordance With HFEA directions
  • To inseminate eggs according to laboratory SOP. To dissect eggs for ICSI and assess maturity.
  • To perform ICSI according to laboratory SOP.(Injected more than 8000 oocytes)
  • ICSI with TESA,TESE & PESA sperms.
  • To dissect eggs and assess fertilisation.
  • To inform patients of fertilisation results and book appointments for embryo Transfer over the phone.
  • Culture embryos in various incubators including time-lapse, grade and select Embryos for transfer according to laboratory SOP and explain to patients the Embryo quality.
  • To perform embryo transfers according to laboratory SOP.
  • To perform embryos, oocyte and sperm cryopreservation, vitrification and thawing.
  • To thaw and transfer frozen embryos.
  • To organise the safe transfer of gametes and embryos including all the relevant information, between licensed centres.
  • To ensure the safety of all cryopreserved gametes and embryos at all times by Regularly monitoring and replenishing the levels of liquid nitrogen.
  • To participate with regular laboratory audits including the cryopreserved gametes In the storage tanks.
  • To perform Laser Assisted Hatching.
  • MACs and DNA fragmentation analysis of Sperm.
  • To clean and sterilise equipment.
  • To maintain accurate and detailed records of diagnostic semen analysis, freezing of gametes and embryos, IUI, IVF and ICSI. This will mean meticulous recording of data on paper and on the computer databases.
  • To ensure the relevant consent forms for treatment, storage and disposal of Gametes and embryos are completed in accordance with HFEA code of practice And local SOPs.
  • To prepare and statistically analyse results as part of quality control and present Findings on a quarterly basis.
  • To assist in other administrative tasks as and when required.
  • To inform patients regarding producing sperm sample and transport to the unit.
  • Communicate with patients for various procedures including Eggs collection, Fertilisation status, Embryo transfers, Embryo cryopreservations and other procedures.
  • Displayed excellence in playing a pivotal role in Lab management and maintenance of IVF unit including Labs.
  • Conduct training of Junior staff.
  • Resourceful in formulating long/short term plans to enhance operations and ensuring proper implementation of policies towards promoting & protecting health & organizational effectiveness.
  • Providing Leadership, Motivation , Direction and Support to staff.
  • Keen Knowledge to Maintain hospital`s Environment & Sterility as well patients Hospitality Services.
  • Thorough Extensive Knowledge of Planning , Coordination & Execution of any Events
Career History:

NHS Homerton University Hospital, London : As an Embryologist 

Joined on 9th July, 2021

Alka Hospital, India : Lab Manager & Chief Embryologist

1st December 2018 to 31st May,2021

NOVA IVI Fertility : Clinical Embryologist

16th June 2017 to 30th November 2018 (Ahmedabad and Mumbai centres)

Motherhood IVF centre & Midastouch Hospital : As an Operations Manager

1st January 2016 to 15th June 2017 

Sarvamangal IVF & Gynec Hospital : As a Assistant Embryologist

19th April , 2015 to 30th December , 2015. 

Motherhood IVF centre : As a Assistant Embryologist

1st October 2013 to 31st March 2015.

LAMBDA Therapeutic research LTD :  As a Trainee

29th July , 2013 to 27th September , 2013.

INFOMED TECH & MARKETING PVT LTD : As a Medical Technologist

1st July , 2011 to 31 March , 2013. 


M.Sc. Bio-Medical Technology from Gujarat University, India

Post Graduated Diploma in Artificial Reproductive Technique and Clinical Embryology from Gujarat University, India

B.Sc. Biochemistry from St.Xavier's college, Ahmedabad, India.

M.B.A in Healthcare Management Pursuing from ICFAI University, India

Personal details:

Mobile : +44-7476945382



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