Gynaecology & Infertility

Dr Joanne McManus MD FRCOG
Consultant Gynaecologist, Fertility and Menopause Specialist.

Dr McManus qualified from Queens University Belfast in 1988. She was awarded an MD in 1998 for her thesis and research papers on the effect of oestrogen and HRT on the cardiovascular system. This research formed the foundation for her future clinical work in the field of the menopause. She was accredited as a RCOG Sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine in 2002 and appointed to her Consultant post in the Belfast Trust in the same year.

Dr McManus is lead Consultant in the only dedicated HRT clinic in Northern Ireland, one of the largest menopause clinics in the UK. She is a member of the British Menopause Society and the only Consultant Gynaecologist in Northern Ireland to be a BMS accredited menopause specialist.

She is lead clinician in the Regional Fertility Centre Belfast, which provides all forms of fertility treatment including NHS and privately funded IVF & ICSI.

She particularly welcomes referrals relating to Menopause, Infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, irregular / heavy periods and adolescent gynaecology.

Dr Ishola Agbaje PhD MRCOG

Dr Agbaje currently works as a Consultant Gynaecologist & Infertility Specialist in the Belfast Trust. He is HFEA Person Responsible for the Regional Fertility Centre and the Regional Andrology Laboratory Director. A graduate of Queen's University, he trained both in London and Belfast and was awarded a PhD in 2008. He has published a number of research papers related to male infertility and has presented his work both nationally and internationally. He is sub-speciality trained in Reproductive Medicine and is based primarily in the Regional Fertility Centre, Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast. His specialist interests include male infertility and reproductive endocrinology (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Ovulation disorders, Hirsuitism). He is experienced in the advanced management of both male and female fertility problems including, Reproductive Surgery (fibroids, endometriosis & tubal disease), Ovulation Induction and Assisted Conception (In-vitro Fertilisation - IVF/ICSI).

Dr Agbaje welcomes referrals relating to general gynaecology or infertility.