Meet Our Team

We have a specialist team who are all experienced in the management and delivery of fertility care with local knowledge and experience in the area for over 30 years in Brighton, Sussex and Kent. Our team are very approachable and supportive of patients who are undergoing the stressful burden associated with fertility treatment.

Our team is well versed with the latest advances in fertility treatments and consists of consultants who are experts in the field of reproductive medicine. Their knowledge and dedication has resulted in a high level of performance and success rates over several years.

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Our Clinical Team

At iTrust we believe in bringing the best Fertility specialists to your doorstop so you do not have to travel to London. All of our clinical team have worked in the biggest fertility units in London and are passionate about delivering personalised care.

Neelima Dixit

Medical Director

Ms Dixit joined the iTrust fertility in 2021 as the Group Medical Director and is responsible for the clinical leadership of the unit. She has extensive experience in managing and treating all aspects of fertility treatment and has worked across the largest fertility clinics in London including Kings Fertility and Create. Ms Dixit is excited to lead our clinical team at iTrust fertility and her vision is to ensure all our patients receive personalised care in the best facilities possible across all our sites.

Neelima Dixit is a Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician specialising in IVF, Reproductive Health and Surgery.

She is passionate about providing tailored treatments to meet the unique and specific needs of patients offering high quality care and a satisfying patient experience.

Dr Dixit trained in North London and completed a dedicated fellowship in fertility and reproductive surgery from Kings College Hospital. She worked as a Consultant at Kings College, London before taking up the appointment at Western Sussex NHS Trust.

In her NHS role, she is the lead Consultant in Early Pregnancy at St. Richards’s Hospital, Chichester.

She is highly experienced in all aspects of reproductive medicine, including recurrent implantation failure after IVF treatment, egg freezing, same sex couples, reproductive endocrinology, management of polycystic ovaries, recurrent miscarriage and those with premature ovarian insufficiency.

She has extensive experience in Ultrasound scanning, including 3D scan, saline infusion sonography, Gynaecological and Early Pregnancy scans, having accredited by the RCOG and British Fertility Society for Gynaecological and Early Pregnancy scans. She has published in various international journals and written book chapters. She is a member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and British Fertility Society (BFS)

Shamiha Salamun

Head of Embryology

Shamiha Salamun is an experienced Embryologist with a demonstrated history of working in the Hospital & Health Care industry.

She is skilled in Reproductive Health, English, Management, Andrology, and Infertility.

Shamiha is also a strong healthcare services professional with a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety focused in Occupational Safety and Health from RRC International.

David Chui

Fertility Consultant

Mr. Chui’s sub-specialty experience in reproductive medicine (including advanced assisted conception therapy) spans over 25 years both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Fertility enhancing procedures, including laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery and microsurgery are also within his expertise, with excellent results. Mr. Chui’s other interests include management of gynaecological conditions like menstrual problems and gynaecological endocrinology.

Mr. Chui provides a comprehensive and expert overview of all his patients’ fertility issues. He formulates a considered and detailed treatment plan on an individual basis and, together with the rest of fertility team, provides an outstanding and high quality fertility service that is always delivered with empathy and compassion throughout the patients’ journey.

Uma Dharman

MBBS/ MD – Fertility Consultant

Dr Uma joined iTrust Fertility in 2022 as an experienced fertility consultant having worked at Create fertility and At George’s NHS Trust. She has over 10 years’ experience in managing and treating a range of fertility patients in London. During this time, she gained much experience in Reproductive Medicine and worked with Professor Campbell and Professor Nargund. Dr Uma is an experienced ultrasound scanning and Doppler Ultrasound in Reproductive physiology. She has experience of managing and treating patients with natural and low dose fertility treatments focussed on the overall care and well-being of her patients. Having worked in the NHS fertility and Gynaecology assessment unit Dr Uma understands the challenges and patients face when accessing NHS fertility treatments. Her passion is to offer evidence-based treatment to all patients with no waiting times and easily accessible services.

M Ramadan

MBBS/ MD – Fertility Consultant

Dr Ramadan has a background in Gynaecology care and international experience in Gynaecology, Women’s health and Fertility. He is currently completing his masters in advanced fertility practice.

Dr Ramadan has completed training in Gynaecology overseas and has worked in many private BMI hospitals in the South East of England before specialising in Fertility. This experience has led him to develop a good understanding of the patients requirements when they are seeking fertility treatment in the U.K and overseas. He cares about the patients overall wellbeing and understands a broad range of health and well being issues and support patients require during their treatment journey.

Dr Ramadan studied medicine at the Charles University in Czech Republic, where he completed his training in Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

Dr Ramadan is multilingual and can speak Arabic, Czech, German and English and enjoys travel and keeping fit. Dr Ramadan lives in Eastbourne and is enjoying the countryside and fresh sea air. He is excited to be part of the team at iTrust and be able to offer personalised care to fertility patients in Sussex and is a great addition to our team and centre in Eastbourne and Brighton.

Suraya Shabnam

MBBS – Group Lead Sonographer

Ms Suraya joined iTrust in 2021 as an experienced Sonographer specialising in fertility obstetrics and Gynaecology. Suraya is a qualified Doctor and has over 15 years international experience in ultrasonography. Suraya has completed the ARDMS American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography).

She has worked in one of the largest hospitals in Dubai as a senior ultra-sonographer for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Her skills include 3D/4D scanning, all stages of pregnancy scans gynaecological procedures and patient monitoring and assessments. She is very passionate about patient care and supporting our patients through their treatment and journey. She has outstanding patient feedback and cares about her patients and the team.

Suraya lives in Sussex with her husband and children. She is an amazing cook and enjoys walking and keeping fit. Suraya can speak English, Russian, Arabic and Urdu.

Since joining iTrust she has developed the scanning services and is always looking at areas we can further develop our patient experience.

Maria Satchi

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Maria Satchi is Consultant Urological Surgeon and subspecialises in male factor infertility, erectile dysfunction and men’s health. She graduated from the University of Southampton and completed her surgical training within London and Kent. She completed a fellowship at the internationally-renowned Institute of Andrology, University College London Hospital. She is the regional lead in Kent for male factor infertility and andrology. She is clinic ambassador for Fertility Network UK and an active member of the British Fertility Society and the British Association of Urological Surgeons. She is published in the field of andrology and has presented at national and international conferences.

Graham Watson

Consultant Urologist

Graham Watson is a Consultant Urologist, specialising in male fertility/infertility as well as other subspecialties. His NHS practice is based at Eastbourne District General Hospital where he has been employed since 1994. He studied at Queen’s College Cambridge and King’s College Hospital, London.

Mr Watson co-founded a charity called Medi Tech Trust back in 2002 to raise money for equipment for hospitals in the South of England. Since start-up, Medi Tech Trust as expanded to helping African countries and Sri Lanka to train doctors and supplying equipment to treat patients with, what could be, life threatening renal stones as well as performing prostate surgery and other urological procedures.

He is married to Caroline, has 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.

In his spare time he plays squash, golf, badminton and five-a-side football.


Our anaesthetists are a group of senior consultant anaesthetists with a long history of providing anaesthetic services to iTrust Fertility Clinic. They are all experts in delivering safe sedation techniques in this environment, as well as general anaesthesia for all specialities in the hospital setting.

Together we are aiming to achieve…

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Excellent success rates for all our patients

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Support for all our patients throughout and after their treatment

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A personalised consultant led treatment plan, tailored to each individuals needs