Our Doctors

Our Doctors


Dr. John Kennedy Medical Director


Dr John Kennedy graduated at University College Dublin in 2000 and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Ireland. Prior to joining Sims as a consultant in 2013, Dr Kennedy practised Obstetrics and Gynaecology throughout the Dublin maternity hospitals. He has extensive experience in all aspects of his specialist field and is ideally equipped to counsel patients on both investigations and treatment. Dr Kennedy believes that paying attention to the finer detail at the diagnostic stage of infertility investigations is the key to efficient and successful treatment in the future. He works closely with the Sims Egg Donation co-ordination team and regularly and consistently receives positive feedback from our patients with respect to the compassion and competence he displays towards his patients.




Dr. Lyuda Shkrobot

MD, MSc 

Dr Lyuda Shkrobot graduated from the Vinnitsa State Medical University of Ukraine in 1999 and completed speciality training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2001.

Over the next two years she worked in oncology where she participated in many surgical procedures. She then took a special interest in infertility and completed training in both reproductive endocrinology and pelvic ultrasound. Dr Shkrobot joined the Sims medical team in 2005 where she took up a post in the ultrasonography department and became responsible for the management of trans-vaginal ultrasound scans and ovulation induction protocols. Dr Shkrobot assisted in establishing the first European Donor Egg programme at Sims, coordinating and liaising with Intersono Clinic in Ukraine.


Dr. Florencia Steinvarcel


Florencia graduated with honours in Medicine from the University of Buenos Aires in 2002. Then she went to Spain to complete the Speciality training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona in 2008. During this period she completed the doctorate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the University of Barcelona.

Over the following years, she worked in obstetrics and gynaecology with special interest in human reproduction and uterine pathology. She was a reference doctor in hysteroscopy. She started her training in IVF in 2008, in one of the main Reproductive Clinics of Barcelona and became the director of the Embryo Donation program as well as a member of the quality team. Florencia understand the complexity of Human Reproduction and empathizes with couples who need to go through this process to make their dream come true.


Dr Megat Kamaruzaman  


Dr Kamaruzaman graduated in 2007 from UCD/Penang Medical College and is a member of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UK & Royal College of Physicians, Ireland. Dr Kamaruzaman began his training in obstetrics & gynaecology in Penang Maternity Hospital, Malaysia and was involved in teaching medical students from Penang Medical College. He has just recently joined the Sims team but has worked in various hospitals in Ireland since 2012. Most recently he worked in the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital before joining Sims IVF.

Dr Kamaruzaman has always had an interest in obstetrics and helping expectant mothers during their pregnancy, hence his interest lead him to fertility. He believes that helping couples have a successful pregnancy is one of the most rewarding aspects of obstetrics.