Markham Fertility Centre

About us.

About Us

A Story of Resilience, Friendship, Courage & Love

Our story mirrors that of our patients. It is a story of resilience, friendship, courage, and, most importantly, it is a story of love.

Markham Fertility Centre (MFC) was founded by Dr. Michael Virro in 1990. Dr Virro had a vision to provide the most personalized, high-quality fertility care possible. In 2021, Dr. Virro retired from clinical practice and passed the torch to the current co-owners: Dr. Meivys Garcia, Dr. Marta Wais and Dr. Crystal Chan.

As long-time friends and colleagues, Dr Garcia, Dr Wais, and Dr Chan came together to synergize their unique backgrounds, strengths and expertise. Together, the three physicians are expanding on the success of Markham Fertility Centre and broadening its impact.

Over the last 30 years, Markham Fertility has become a leader in the field of infertility and reproductive immunology. Now it is expanding its innovative programs, accessibility, and geographical footprint to serve our patients even better.

Our story is one of resilience to show up for the difficult moments, courage to lean in when it seems impossible and love. Love for our patients that put their trust in us, love for our dedicated staff, love for the unborn children waiting to meet their families and love for each other as we build and grow YOUR fertility clinic.

Learn about Dr. Garcia, Dr. Wais and Dr. Chan

Our Vision: Devotion to Your Personalized Reproductive Story

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Our Mission

  • To assemble and ignite a team of empowered and passionate experts that provide extraordinary fertility care.

  • To advance the standard of reproductive medicine through our dedication to education, research, advocacy, and community outreach.

  • Through scientific innovation and human connection, we deliver the best live birth rates while nurturing every patient’s experience.

  • To achieve sustainable growth in a way that improves access and quality of fertility care for the community at large.

Our Commitment

  • Personalized Care

    Everyone has a story and no two stories are alike. Fertility care should be individualized and holistic.

  • Safe, Effective, and Innovative Treatments

    You deserve the best reproductive medicine has to offer. We employ tested strategies to optimize outcomes in the safest way possible. We make it possible for more complex needs patients to receive care.

  • Comprehensive Care

    We don’t stop with the first pregnancy test. We are there for you from the first appointment all the way through to the end of the second trimester. 

  • Inclusive and Body-Affirming Care

    Everyone has a right to a family in a safe and supportive environment regardless of race or gender or sexual orientation.

Your Fertility Physicians

We are an all-female, physician-owned group of fertility specialists with a passion for our patients and their goals.

Your care is in the hands of highly trained physicians who have completed five-year residencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, followed by two-year subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at leading institutions in Canada. Our doctors are not only experts in the field but also passionate about their work, providing exceptional care to our patients and their families with their expertise and compassionate approach.

Dr. Meivys Garcia

Medical Director

Learn about Dr Garcia

Dr. Marta Wais

Quality Director

Learn about Dr Wais

Dr. Crystal Chan

Scientific Director

Learn about Dr Chan

Dr. Salina Kanji

Reproductive Endocrinologist

Learn about Dr Kanji

Meet Our Valued Teams

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Embryology and Andrology Lab

Highly experieced and skilled,  consistently producing the best results over 30 years.

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Blood Lab

Efficient without losing the personal touch, our team in the blood lab provides timely and accurate results.

Donor and Surrogacy Team

Knowledgeable, compassionate, and focused specifically on our donor and surrogacy patients

Fertility Medications Dispensary

On site convenient access to fertility medications, available when you need them.


Management Team

Experience and compassionate, this team is driven to make a difference to patients, staff and the community.

Nursing Team

Caring, knowledgeable, and compassionate fertility nurses, organized into teams around each patient.

Administration Team

The glue that keeps us together. Organized into teams to provide patent-focused care.

Genetics Team

Highly specialized and focused on helping you make informed decisions.

Diagnostic imaging team at CARE imaging
CARE Imaging

An extraordinary team focused on reproductive, fertility, and obstetric imaging, located on the same floor.

DREAM Fertility

Our Partner clinic in Oshawa offing the same high quality and attentive care to fertility patients.