Julia Kopeika

Consultant gynaecologist


Julia (Yuliya) Kopeika is a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in reproductive medicine and surgery. She is the lead clinician for the oncology fertility service at Guy’s Hospital, which provides fertility preservation to patients of reproductive age who require chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

She is dedicated to her patients and clinical practice and an empathetic trainer of the next generation of doctors and nurses.

Julia is an active researcher in reproductive medicine. Her research on freezing sperm, eggs and embryos has been awarded by various international scientific societies.

Education and training

  • Subspecialty in reproductive medicine and surgery, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), 2015
  • Specialist registry entry obstetrics and gynaecology, General Medical Council, 2013
  • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG), 2010
  • Diploma of faculty of family planning, 2008
  • PhD, University of Bedford, 2003
  • Doctor of Medicine. 1998

Research interests

  • Fertility preservation (short and long-term outcomes) for cancer patients
  • IVF outcome and prediction models
  • Optimal methods of cryopreservation (of reproductive gametes and tissues) and long term effects

Last updated: January 2023

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