The GYNCENTRUM Ostrava clinic was established in 1993, which makes it one of
the centres with the longest professional history in the Czech Republic. In 2016, it became
part of the PRONATAL Clinic Group. Thanks to this important step, it has also changed its
identity and is going to welcome its clients under the new name PRONATAL Ostrava. It
currently provides their clients with complex services in the field of assisted reproduction,
prenatal diagnostics, prenatal care including prenatal courses, gynaecology, urology and
mastology. MUDr. Petr Matlák, the head doctor of the clinic, told us more about their work.
To begin, could you briefly introduce yourself
in terms of your professional focus?
My professional focus is the field of gynaecology
and obstetrics, which I have been doing since 2004.
This field includes a number of sub-specialisations, of
which obstetrics and related prenatal care—the care
of pregnant women, including ultrasound diagnosis
of congenital developmental and genetic defects of
the foetus—appealed to me the most. I have devoted
a substantial part of my career so far to this area. Over
the years, you meet patients with a different scope
of problems and diagnoses, of course. For women of
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