Dr Xiao Zhang

Senior Embryologist, Head of Research & Development

Dr Xiao Zhang is the Head of Research & Development at Waterstone Clinic.

Dr Zhang is a medical doctor and general surgeon, who received a PhD in Reproductive Medicine from Peking University in China. In 2003, he was the first doctor to achieve an assisted pregnancy from frozen eggs. Dr Zhang received an honorary professorship from Zhengzhou University, China for his excellent contribution to fertility research.

Dr Zhang has led the development of new patient-centred services such as vitrification and pre-implantation genetic testing at Waterstone Clinic.


Waterstone Clinic is regulated and licensed by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), TE-007. We are inspected by the HPRA to ensure compliance with European tissues and cells legislation.

We operate a comprehensive quality management system, with regular internal audits to ensure standards are maintained. We are committed to delivering a professional service to the highest possible ethical and clinical standards.

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