Two Brothers, One Mission

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi and Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi are brothers and physicians both trying to help couples with fertility and work deligently to help their patients reach their goal of being able to have a child.  For men women and men alike, there are many factors involved if unable to conceive and both doctors at the Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine practice each discuss their specialties.

Dr Parviz Kavoussi is Invited to Give a Lecture as a Distinguished Faculty at the Society of Larparoscopic Surgeons 2014 Minimally Invasive Surgery Week in Las Vegas on Robot Assisted Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal and the Evolution of Robotic Microsurgery in Urology.

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Robot Assisted Vasectomy Reversal Austin

The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons holds an annual meeting for its Minimally Invasive Surgery Week. This year it takes place in Las Vegas and Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has been invited as a distinguished faculty lecturer at the 2014 meeting. Dr. Kavoussi will discuss the use of the daVinci robot for robotic microsurgery in Reproductive Urology, […]

Is Infertility Primarily a Woman’s Problem?

Austin Male Infertility

Researcher Liberty Barnes cites several reasons why infertility is often seen as a female problem in her book “Conceiving Masculinity: Male Infertility, Medicine and Identity.” Arguing that society tends to view reproduction and childbirth as “women’s work,” Barnes points out that virtually all public discussion of the subject is geared toward a female audience. This […]

Are Male Fertility Tests Measuring the Right Things?

Austin Male Fertility Tests

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

Infertility Field Guide Chapters by Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

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 […]

Top Fertility Myths Debunked!

Fertility Myths

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 […]