Dr Smaranda Gazdaru studied medicine at Carol Davila University in Bucharest. She defended her thesis entitled "Comparative outcomes of seropositive patients during antiretroviral treatments per age group" and obtained her degree of Doctor of Medicine in the autumn of 2004. After completing a practical course in 2005 in the Department of Surgery at the Hôpital de Delémont, she continued to work as a junior doctor in this department for 18 months.
Dr Smaranda Gazdaru started to train in gynaecology and obstetrics as a junior doctor in January 2007 at the Hôpital d’Yverdon, then at the CHUV, in Morges and at the Hôpital de Pourtalès (Neuchâtel). From 2012, she started to work as Head Clinician at the Hôpital du Valais (Sion). In 2013, Dr Gazdaru obtained the title of FMH specialist in gynaecology and obstetrics, with in-depth training in operative gynaecology and obstetrics.
In order to continue her training in reproductive medicine and gynaecological endocrinology, in 2014 she obtained a university degree in the biology, clinical aspects and treatment of sterility from the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg, with a work entitled "The conservative treatment of epidermoid cancer of the endometrium with a view to preserving fertility".
Dr Gazdaru joined the CHUV Fertility Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology unit as Head Clinician in November 2015. In addition to her work in medically assisted reproduction and gynaecological endocrinology, Dr Gazdaru takes a particular interest in the preservation of fertility.
In 2018, she also took up the post of acting head of the Fertility Unit at the Hôpital du Valais. There is a cooperation agreement between the two establishments. In addition, for IVF, the medical follow-up is performed at Sion, then egg cell puncture and embryo transfer take place at the CHUV.