Our Medical Team
Dr. Luis García
Dr. Luis García is a Fertility Specialist at the Fertility and Assisted Reproduction Center of the HC Marbella International Hospital. He obtained his license in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malaga in 1987 and completed his doctorate between 1992 – 1994, obtaining his specialty in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the Carlos Haya Regional Hospital.
In 1996, Dr. Garcia was a practicing physician in the Gynecology and Obstetrics Unit of the Hospital Santa María del Puerto and until 1997 served as the Medical Coordinator of the Gynecology and Obstetrics Unit of the Hospital Virgen de la Montaña in Cádiz. From 1999 until today, Dr. Garcia is one of the Area Faculty Specialists of the Hospital Costa del Sol where he also provides support to the Assisted Reproduction Unit.
Dr. Juan Manuel Marín
Dr. Juan Manuel Marín is a specialist in Assisted Human Reproduction and Andrology at the Fertility and Assisted Reproduction Center of the HC Marbella International Hospital. He specialized in Gynecology and Obstetrics and obtained his medical license during the 1988-89 National MIR selective testing. His work experience includes the Gynecology and Obstetrics Unit of the Hospital Clínico y Universitario Virgen Macarena in Seville where he completed advanced medical courses, and also at the University of Seville. In 2011, Dr. Marín obtained a Masters in Assisted Human Reproduction from the IVI.
Dr. Marín is currently also one of the Area Faculty Specialists of the Gynecology and Obstetrics Unit of the Hospital Costa del Sol, where he is the Medical Coordinator and is responsible for the Reproduction Unit.
He has attended numerous congresses on Human Reproduction on the regional, national, and European levels and is also a member of the Spanish and Andalusian Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Reproduction, Echography and Pelvic Floor Sections.
María José Figueroa
Dr. María José Figueroa is the Senior Embryologist at the Fertility and Assisted Reproduction Center of the HC Marbella International Hospital. She obtained her license in Biology from the University of Seville in 1991 and has over 20 years experience in assisted human reproduction laboratory techniques.
Ms. Figueroa obtained the title of “Qualified Specialist in Assisted Human Reproduction” from the Official College of Biologists and the Association for the Study of the Biology of Reproduction (ASEBIR) and was certified and awarded the title of “Senior Clinical Embryologist” by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
Miriam Valcárcel Andreu
Embryologist specializing in Assisted Human Reproduction (Clinical Embryology) at HC Fertility.
Graduada en Biología por la universidad de Murcia en 2014. Máster en Biología de la reproducción y técnicas de reproducción humana asistida por la universidad autónoma de Barcelona junto con el hospital universitario Quirón – Dexeus en 2015. Experto universitario en biopsia embrionaria por la universidad de Valencia en 2017. Actualmente realizando máster en Bioética Médica por la UCAM.
Miembro de la Asociación para el Estudio de la Biología de la Reproducción (ASEBIR).
María Hernández Herrador
Embrióloga especialista en Reproducción Humana Asistida (Embriología Clínica) en HC Fertility, así como Responsable del laboratorio de Reproducción Humana Asistida, integrado en el Ãrea de Gestión Clínica de laboratorios Clínicos del Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella.\
Licenciada en Ciencias Biológicas. Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales. Universidad de Jaén en 2003. Realización en 2005 del Curso de Reproducción Humana de la Sociedad Española de Fertilidad en la Unidad de Reproducción Humana del H. U. Virgen de las Nieves de Granada.
Fiona Smith Foddai
Coordinator for Fertility programs at the Center for Fertility and Assisted Reproduction HC Marbella International Hospital. Her training in Assisted Reproduction took place at the University Hospital of Naples, Italy.
She has twenty years of experience in the field of Assisted Reproduction, working in different parts of the world, Italy, Uruguay, England, Spain …
Andrea Valverde Mera
Clinical Gynecological Assistant with experience in a Centro in Seville. Has a degree in a laboratory of Clinical Analysis, specialized in Human Assisted Reproduction, with 6 years of experience in Seville.
In the last year she has increased her experience at the HC Fertility Marbella International Hospital, working as Coordinator of National Patients and Egg Donors also performing analytical tests in the Assisted Reproduction laboratory.
Col. num. AO 05591
Psychologist specialized in Health and Sports. Psychology Degree through the University of Malaga in 2004, Master in Clinical and Health Psychology through the Official School of Psychologists, Expert in Systemic and Family Therapy through the CETRe.S (Center for the Study of Systemic Relational Therapy), Master in Management of Human Resources and Business Organization by ESIC, specialist in Sports Psychology and Business Excellence through the Disney Institute in Orlando, Florida.
She works as a health psychologist since 2006 in a private practice and in different health centers. Also, she worked in USA for a year where she specialized in High Performance and Sports and she returned to Spain in 2009. Since then she carries out her profession within the field of personal development and high performance, especially with athletes, first and second division football teams, golf players, tennis, padel, etc. Rocío combines this job with teaching courses and giving conferences as well as with the coordination of the area of mental preparation of the University Golf Program UGPM with the collaboration of the University of Malaga. Currently she is also working in the health sector at Policlinico Salud 4 and the HC International Hospital in Marbella, where she cooperates with the Fertility and Assisted Reproduction Unit and gives psychological support to patients undergoing treatment.