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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Southampton

Nick Macklon trained in Edinburgh, and carried out his doctoral research in Glasgow before taking a Fellowship in Fetal Medicine in Rotterdam where he was subsequently appointed Senior Lecturer and Director of the Assisted Conception Unit.

In 2005 he was appointed Professor of Periconceptional Medicine and Infertility at the Utrecht University Medical Centre, where he became Head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology.

In 2009 he was appointed to the Chair in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Southampton, where he is also Director of the Complete Fertility Centre Southampton.

Professor Macklon has published more than 100 Pubmed cited articles in the fields of ovarian stimulation and endometrial receptivity.

He has published two books, the award winning IVF in the Medically Complicated Patient, and more recently the Textbook of Periconceptional Medicine.

External appointments include Past Chairman of the ESHRE Special Interest Group on Reproductive Endocrinology, Founding Board Member of the Dutch Society of Reproductive Medicine. He is currently editorial board member of Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility and Reproductive Biomedicine Online.

He holds Visiting Professorships in Adelaide University, Australia, and Utrecht University, The Netherlands.


  • 2009–present
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Southampton
  • 2009–present
    Director, Complete Fertility Centre Southampton


  • 2013
    Poor sleep in PCOS; is melatonin the culprit?, Human Reproduction