Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (CARMI)
Dr. Virgilio M. Novero Jr. is the Head of the Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (CARMI) in Metro Manila and was responsible for its operationalization in 2011. Today, Dr. Novero has transformed CARMI to be the most advanced local IVF center with state-of-the-art services as time-lapse videography, ovarian-tissue-cryopreservation, and pre-implantation genetic screening.
Dr. Novero is an Associate Professor at the UP Manila. He travelled to Belgium to obtain his Fellowship in Infertility & Reproductive Medicine under Prof. Devroey. He has attended additional workshops around the world as McGill, Stanford, St. Mariana (Japan) and in Beijing. He just completed his Master of Science at IVI in Spain. He has researches published in local and international journals.
Dr. Novero is a past president of the Philippine Society of the Reproductive Medicine, a past Chair of the ART Regulatory Board, and a past member of the Philippine Board of OB-GYN. He is a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. And is currently the only Filipino board member in 2 prestigious Asian fertility societies, the ASPIRE and the Asian Society of Fertility Preservation.