Ellissa Baskind joined the specialist reproductive medicine team at Leeds Fertility in May 2017. She is a graduate of the University of Birmingham (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 2001), and achieved a Doctorate of Medicine in Reproductive Medicine which was awarded with a commendation by the University of Leeds for her work on folliculogenesis in the pathogenesis of infertility (2013).
She successfully completed RCOG-accredited subspecialty training in reproductive medicine and surgery in Leeds (2017). She has a number of publications in peer review journals as well as book chapters. Her interests include all aspects of Assisted Conception, Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis and gamete donation. She was elected as co-chair of the Sub-Speciality Trainees In Reproductive Medicine And Surgery (STIRMAS) training committee and plays an active role in education of medical students, graduates and peers as well as patients.
She works full time in reproductive medicine and general / emergency gynaecology for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.