Dr. Iqbal Khan Scientific Director

Dr. Iqbal Khan

Dr. Khan has been working with Dr. Fakih since 1990.  He is the Scientific Director of Laboratories at IVF Michigan Fertility Center, USA. He joind the Fakih IVF , UAE in October, 2016.  He is a world leader in the field of embryology. His technical expertise as an embryologist is well known, and he is the driving force behind the highly successful IVF lab at IVF Michigan Fertility Center. Dr. Khan is certified as High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) through AAB. He is also a certified IVF laboratory inspector of College of American Pathologists. Dr. Khan has published more than 100 articles and book chapters. 

Membership: The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), European Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Association of Bioanalysis .

Education: Dr. Khan received M.Sc. from Bhopal, India and Ph.D. from the University of Ghent, Belgium. He completed his post-doctoral research at Imperial College, University of London, England, and the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. Prior to joining IVF Michigan Fertility Center in 1998, Dr. Khan was Director of IVF/Andrology Labs at F.I.R.S.T. IVF, Saginaw, Michigan (1990-1998). He has also held the positions of Senior Embryologist at the IVF Institute of Vilvoorde, Belgium (1983-1986), and Senior Embryologist at the Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Hospital VUB, Brussels, Belgium (1986-1990) under Prof. Dr. A. Van Steirteghem. During this time, Nobel Laureate Dr. R. Edwards was a visiting professor at the Academic Hospital. Dr. Khan was instrumental in teaching embryology to many scientists, including Dr. Gianpiero Palermo, who later discovered Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).

Awards: In April 2014, Dr. Khan was named Embryologist of the month by the American College of Embryology.


Dr. Iqbal Khan Scientific Director

Dr. Iqbal Khan

Dr. Khan has been working with Dr. Fakih since 1990. He is the Scientific Director of Laboratories at IVF Michigan Fertility Center, USA. He joind the Fakih IVF , UAE in October, 2016. He is a world leader in the field of embryology. His technical expertise as an embryologist is well known, and he is the driving force behind the highly successful IVF lab at IVF Michigan Fertility Center. Dr. Khan is certified as High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) through AAB. He is also a certified IVF laboratory inspector of College of American Pathologists. Dr. Khan has published more than 100 articles and book chapters.

Membership: The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), European Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Association of Bioanalysis .

Education: Dr. Khan received M.Sc. from Bhopal, India and Ph.D. from the University of Ghent, Belgium. He completed his post-doctoral research at Imperial College, University of London, England, and the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. Prior to joining IVF Michigan Fertility Center in 1998, Dr. Khan was Director of IVF/Andrology Labs at F.I.R.S.T. IVF, Saginaw, Michigan (1990-1998). He has also held the positions of Senior Embryologist at the IVF Institute of Vilvoorde, Belgium (1983-1986), and Senior Embryologist at the Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Hospital VUB, Brussels, Belgium (1986-1990) under Prof. Dr. A. Van Steirteghem. During this time, Nobel Laureate Dr. R. Edwards was a visiting professor at the Academic Hospital. Dr. Khan was instrumental in teaching embryology to many scientists, including Dr. Gianpiero Palermo, who later discovered Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).

Awards: In April 2014, Dr. Khan was named Embryologist of the month by the American College of Embryology.

Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi and Flemish