Manuela graduated in medicine from The University of Melbourne and after completing her residency at St Vincent’s Hospital started specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology in 1997.
She became a Member of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2001. Manuela also completed a Masters of Reproduction and Genetics at the University of Sydney. Manuela spent three years as the Melbourne IVF Fellow completing specialist training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, obtaining the CREI specialisation in 2008. She joined Melbourne IVF as a consultant in 2006 and served as a member of the Melbourne IVF Board from 2006-2013. Manuela holds a VMO position at The Women’s Hospital. Manuela is interested in all aspects of infertility and has a special interest in fertility preservation and complementary medicines.