Center registered to the National ART Registry. Identification number 080002
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SISMeR’s quality system complies with UNI-EN-ISO 9001:2015.
SISMeR obtained UNI-EN-ISO 9002 certification on 08/04/1998.


We are a private organisation working in the human infertility, medically-assisted procreation and genetics field.



SISMeR is a completely independent organisation with its own doctors, biologists, nursing staff, administrative team and ethics committee.


Since its foundation, S.I.S.Me.R. proudly welcomes patients from abroad who choose our services due to the variety of treatments provided.



SISMeR, the Italian Society for the Study of Reproductive Medicine, works in the human infertility, medically-assisted procreation and genetics field, as a 3rd level medically-assisted procreation (MAP) centre. In addition to Reproductive Medicine, SISMeR also offers services in the following treatment areas:

Reproductive medicine

SISMeR is a 3rd level MAP Centre. This means it is able to provide all MAP techniques permitted by Italian law.

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Gynaecology Service operates in all areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the lower reproductive tract. It also involves the Gynaecological Oncology area.

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Andrology and Urology

These services deal with the diagnosis and medical/surgical treatment of male health problems concerning sexual and reproductive functions. The main conditions treated include: infertility, azoospermia, variocele, erectile dysfunction, loss of sex drive, premature ejaculation, penile curvature, hydrocele, phimosis and short frenulum.

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Prenatal diagnostics

Prenatal diagnostics includes procedures for recognising or excluding the presence of congenital abnormalities in the foetus.
At S.I.S.Me.R. prenatal diagnostic analyses are performed by the Prenatal Medicine Unit.

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Laboratory medicine

The MAP Lab performs all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Medically-Assisted Procreation techniques. These techniques are an essential part of the treatment cycles and cannot be performed otherwise, consequently they must be booked and prescribed at the same time.

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SISMeR has had an Ophthalmology Service for over ten years.
The operating theatre of SISMeR’s Bologna centre is equipped so that all the main eye surgery procedures can be performed under day hospital conditions.

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Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is commonly considered merely a way of improving the body. In actual fact, this branch of medicine has ancient origins as repair surgery and it has only taken on cosmetic connotations in recent decades.

The plastic surgeon’s role is therefore to correct and improve defects and imperfections, in order to restore harmony and balance as regards both body proportions and psychologically, because a pleasant and attractive appearance gives an individual better self-confidence and facilitates their relationships with others and the outside world.

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Cough study and treatment centre

The Cough Study and Treatment Centre, which was founded in Bologna in 1996, is the first facility in Europe to deal exclusively with the cough problem.

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S.I.S.Me.R.’ s orthopaedics service provides specialist consultations related to all problems and pathologies of the musculoskeletal system.


S.I.S.Me.R. experts have developed innovative solutions to offer their patients, allowing them to follow individualised “programmes” and consequently enjoy both clinical and economic benefits.

S.I.S.Me.R. has always been giving great importance to Scientific Research. Find out how we contribute to the improvement of ART effectiveness and safety.


The first full programme from conception to birth Day 0: your conception Day 270: your birth


• Consultation and infertility diagnosis for couples
• One stop clinic for rapid couple infertility diagnosis
• 1st, 2nd and 3rd level Medically-Assisted Procreation (MAP) treatments:
– Intrauterine insemination
• Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnostics (PGD/PGS)
• Gamete donation
• Social Freezing
• Cryopreservation of gametes, embryos and ovarian tissue
• Male and female infertility surgery

S.I.S.Me.R. is a member of the Fondazione PMA.Italia



Reproductive wellness

In this section, we regularly explore topics associated with the natural sexual and reproductive health of the individual and couple

The role of psychological support in MAP