About Us

We are the Mother City’s top choice for tailor-made holistic treatment plans that empower you to take – and maintain – control of your own health and fertility. Our holistic approach offers you a range of complementary therapies, alongside the best of what conventional medicine has to offer globally, on your personalized path to parenthood.

WHAT SETS US APART

At our niche holistic fertility clinic in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD, we offer you access to three reproductive medicine specialists, one of whom pioneered fertility treatment in South Africa, and to a homeopath, acupuncturist, genetic counsellor, social worker, dietitians and a yoga fertility expert. We will customise your treatment in a way that honours our belief that everyone is unique.

OUR FACILITIES

Registered with the Western Cape Health Department, and accredited with the Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy (SASREG), HART Fertility Clinic is based at the ultra-modern Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, on Cape Town’s Foreshore. We boast state-of-the-art laboratories addressing men’s and women’s fertility issues, and a fully-equipped theatre for on-site procedures.

INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS

Cape Town offers international patients the opportunity to combine world-class fertility treatment with a visit to a city regularly named among the best in the world in global rankings. Our clinic is only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, and is surrounded by a plethora of “must-see” sites and activities. International visitors will also benefit from favourable currency exchange rates, enjoying world-class treatment options at much lower costs.

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We specialise in treatment for both local and international patients, all of whom can feel secure in the care of our exceptional staff. Not your average fertility clinic, we offer you access to three specialists in reproductive medicine, one of whom pioneered fertility treatment in South Africa, but also to a homeopath, acupuncturist, genetic counsellor, embryologist, social worker, dietitians and a yoga fertility expert.

INFERTILITY ASSESSMENT

Infertility is defined as the inability to fall pregnant despite having frequent sex for at least a year for most couple.

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OVULATION TRACKING & TIMED INTERCOURSE

Research has shown that by timing sex correctly, it’s possible to signaficantly boost your chances of conception, dramatically speeding up the time it takes to get pregnant.

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OVULATION INDUCTION

Often the first option recommended for treating infertility, this method uses fertility drugs to boost the number of eggs a woman produces a cycle.

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ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION

Also known as intrauterine insemination, or IUI, this fertility treatment involves placing sperm directly into a woman’s uterus to effect fertilisation.

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IN VITRO FERTILISATION - IVF, INCLUDING ICSI

IVF, or In Vitro Fertilisation, is a procedure used to overcome a range of fertility issues. It sees the eggs and the sperm joined together outside the body, in our specialised laboratory.

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ALTERNATIVES TO CONVENTIONAL IVF

We offer alternatives to woman who aren’t keen on fertility drugs, whether for personal or medical reasons.

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IVF WITH DONOR EGGS

This form of assisted conception sees eggs obtained from yound, healthy donors fertilised in our laboratory, then transferred into the recipient woman’s uterus.

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IVF WITH DONOR SPERM

IVF with sperm donation involves using the sperm cells of a donor, rather than of a male partner, to fertilise a woman’s egg in our laboratory.

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EGG, SPERM AND EMBRYO FREEZING

Woman who do not have a life partner, or are not yet ready to have a baby, may want to freeze their eggs (Fertility Preservation).

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ASSISTED HATCHING

This method is believed to be particularly helpful for couples with a poor prognosis whose embryos are thought to lack sufficient energy to complate hacthing process.

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SURROGACY

Surrogacy is when another woman, known as the surrogate, carries a baby to term on behalf of couples medically unable to do so themselves.

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TESTICULAR BIOPSY

This surgical procedure is performed, under anaesthetic in minor a theatre, in cases where men have no live sperm in their ejaculate, also known as azoospermia.

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HIV & FERTILITY TREATMENTS

HIV is a serious but manageable chronic disease, and we work with couples where one or both are HIV-positive to ensure a healthy pregnancy, and an HIV-negative baby.

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Testimonials
“It was an absolute pleasure to get such quality service from your clinic. I really appreciate the service. Keep up the good work!”
“Your service and team are amazing! The doctors and nurses are efficient and wonderful at their jobs! The after-care is fantastic too. Thank you for making this a great experience for me.”
“From day one, HART Fertility attended to us brilliantly. The staff were friendly, warm and engaging from the start. The Reception staff treat everybody with respect and empathy. And all my enquiries and questions were answered. We also had the pleasure of dealing with Sister Jenny, who was lovely and fully explained the whole IVF process to us. Let’s not forget my doctor Dr Olarogun, whom we always get the best service from when dealing with him. Dr Faesen, who assisted with my second scan, was just as professional and wonderful. I would highly recommend HART to anyone!”
“Thank you very much for the most amazing experience with your clinic & the HART team. I am very happy with everything and every step of the journey so far. The staff were so welcoming and friendly, you all made me feel so comfortable and calm. The transfer was a beautiful and surreal experience, everything was explained clearly, and the clinic is just beautiful. I had a great experience and I am very grateful.”
“You are ALL doing a fantastic job. Thank you very much! We would highly recommend HART!”
“Everything was perfect – thank you so much for your kindness!”
Egg and Sperm Bank
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FOR EGG & SPERM RECIPIENTS

When you’re not one of the lucky ones who can take fertility for granted, having your child could be difficult, or even impossible, without the help of a donor.

BECOME AN EGG DONOR

As a potential egg donor, you have the opportunity to help an infertile/same-sex couple fulfil their dream of starting their own family. Egg donation is anonymous, and under current law your identity may not be disclosed to the recipient. You will be reimbursed for your time and travel costs and will not pay for any tests associated with the process.

BECOME A SPERM DONOR

Sperm donation is anonymous, and under current law your identity may not be disclosed to the recipient. You will be reimbursed for your time and travel costs, and will not pay for any tests associated with the process.

OUR FACILITIES
Registered with the Western Cape Department of health, and accredited with the Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy (SASREG), HART Fertility Clinic is based at the ultra-modern Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, named for the heart transplant pioneer. Our clinic boasts state-of-the-art laboratories addressing both men’s and women’s fertility issues, along with a fully-equipped theatre for
on-site procedures.

OUR LOCATION
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Only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, we are surrounded by a plethora of “must-see” sites and activities, including Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. A little further afield, you’ll find the world-renowned Winelands and some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet.

ACTIVITIES
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You name it and it’s likely it’s available in Cape Town. Whether you’re a fine diner who wants to try out some of the city’s many world-class eateries, or an adrenalin junkie who wants to dive with Great White sharks, it’s all possible in the Mother City. Hiking, cycling and kloofing opportunities also abound right here on our doorstep.

OUR CLINIC
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We specialise in treatments for both local and international patients, all of whom can feel secure in the care of our exceptional staff. Our holistic approach offers you a range of complementary therapies, alongside the best of what conventional medicine has to offer globally, on your personalised path to parenthood.

YOUR COMFORT
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Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure your comfort from the time you arrive at our reception. Our wards are specially designed for your every comfort, and together with our on-site laboratories and fully-equipped theatre, ensure your entire treatment takes place under one roof.

OUR TEAM
As a small practice, we are able to give you that personal attention combined with a sohpisticated medical approach. We specialise in treatment for both local and international patients, all of whom can feel secure in the care of our exceptional staff. Not your average fertility clinic, we offer you access to three specialists in reproductive medicine, one of whom pioneered fertility treatment in South Africa, but also to a homeopath, acupuncturist, genetic counsellor, embryologist, social worker, dietitians and a yoga fertility expert.

HART Core Team

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Kimenthra Raja

Director - Qualified embryologist and IVF laboratory specialist
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Dr. Klaus Wiswedel

Specialist: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; and Reproductive Medicine and Infertility
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Dr Marcus Faesen

Specialist: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; International Egg Donation
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Dr Olufemi Olarogun

Specialist: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Reproductive Medicine and Infertility
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Sister Jenny Kleyn

IVF Co-ordinator; Theatre Manager
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Zikhona Mgandela

Embryologist; Laboratory Manager
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Sister Cyndi Nel

IVF & Surrogacy Coordinator
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Jackie Botha

Accounts Manager
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Jacqui Whittaker

Practice Manager
HART Operations & Coordination Team

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Kinny Ramoeng

Co-ordinator: Egg Donation
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Angela Williamson

Digital Marketing & PR Coordinator
HART Associate Team

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Amanda Dunsby

Integral Coach® and Fertile Body Method Therapist
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Andrew Martin

Attorney
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Ishana Maharaj

Sophrology Practitioner
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Dr. Glenn Caley

Chiropractic
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Kirby Hendricks

Fertility Dietitian
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Tara Williams

Fertility Yoga Instructor and a Life/Parenting Coach
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Maxine du Toit

SOCIAL MEDIA
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OUR BLOG
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A great interview by IVF babble 's Ian Stones talks to Dr Faesen from HART Fertility Clinic, Cape Town about Male Infertility and the importance of us #BreakingTheSilence on this topic. We need to get rid of the taboo surrounding this devastating issue.

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Address

HART Fertility Clinic Suite 1102, 11th Floor, Netcare Christiaan Barnard Hospital, D.F. Malan Street, Cape Town, 8000

Phone

Landline: +27 (0)21 286 2294

WhatsApp

WhatsApp: +27 (0)63 771 4189

Email

info@hartcapetown.co.za

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