Monthly Archives: October 2019

Long term safety and effectiveness of treating low testosterone in fertility preserving manner

There are 13.1 million men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone, or hypogonadism, annually. Many men seek treatment but the traditional testosterone replacement options such as topical gels, injections, pellets, and patches suppress sperm production and can have an adverse impact on a man’s fertility. Off-label use of a SERM, an oral […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is interviewed on KVUE ABC News about vaping and fertility

E-cigarette use, or “vaping”, due to statements of greater safety than cigarette smoking, has become more popular among adolescents and pregnant women.  Moreover, it has been used more commonly in recent years as an alternative by individuals who are attempting cessation of cigarette smoking.  Due to a lack of long-term and second generation data, […]

Dr Sandra Carson received the ASRM Kavoussi Family Teaching Award

The Kavoussi family created an annual award for a teacher in the field of reproductive medicine through the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).  This award is intended to support such teachers with the recognition that all fertility specialists are able to provide care for patients and advance research in the field of reproductive […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi recognized as a top reviewer by multiple scientific journals

A crucial component of the advancement of medical science in an evidence-based manner to help optimize practice patterns for the best patient care is through the publication of scientific medical journal articles.  As an expert in male fertility, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is a peer-reviewer of studies submitted for publication to over a dozen of […]

Intranasal testosterone replacement with the potential to not suppress sperm production

Traditionally, men who want to maintain fertility potential or are trying to achieve a pregnancy with their spouse/partner have been deterred from being on testosterone replacement for low testosterone.  The reason for this is that all of the classic testosterone replacement medications including topical gels, injections, patches, and pellets, suppress the signaling command hormones […]