Monthly Archives: August 2014

Dr. Kavoussi Goes on Air to Discuss the Appropriate Evaluation of Men for Low Testosterone

As more men are being evaluated and treated for low testosterone, it is important that this is done safely and in a medically sound manner. Dr. Kavoussi went on air with Fox to discuss this important topic. He relayed the need for a medical evaluation by a trained professional health care provider […]

Are Male Fertility Tests Measuring the Right Things?

After conducting a review of 24 scientific papers about infertility in obese men, a group of Australian researchers from the University of Adelaide is suggesting that the panel of routine tests performed on male infertility patients should be expanded to include tests for sperm DNA fragmentation.

Infertility is diagnosed when a couple is unable to […]

Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine’s Doctors Write Chapters for the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Handbook for Clinicians

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi and Dr. Parviz Kavoussi were both very honored to have the opportunity to contribute chapters to the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Handbook for Clinicians.  This book is a resource for clinicians who provide care for couples with subfertility to use.

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi wrote chapter 26 on gamete preservation.  Dr. Kavoussi was […]

Top Fertility Myths Debunked!

Couples should try for at least a year before getting fertility help

Although classically the time to proceed with a fertility evaluation has been based on the female partner’s age, these rules are not hard and fast.  The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 2013 Committee Opinion defines infertility as “the failure to achieve a […]

The Importance of the Evaluation and Treatment of Subfertile Men by a Reproductive Urologist for the Highest Level of Care

In the United States, one in seven couples has difficulty achieving a pregnancy.  In approximately 20% of these couples, the cause is solely a male factor issue.  In an additional 30%-40% of subfertile couples, there are both male and female factors impacting the ability to conceive.  This means that 50%-60% of subfertile couples have […]