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Endometriosis Infertility & Pain Treatment Potential

Multiple Patients’ Choice Award winner and Medical Director of Austin Fertility and Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF in Austin, Texas, Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi, speaks about exciting research pointing to the potential use of a class of medications to treat endometriosis-related infertility and pain concurrently.

Biological Innovations in Reproductive Urology

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi had the pleasure of giving his lecture “Biological Innovations in Reproductive Urology” at The University of Texas at Austin October 2013 to help stimulate advances in the field and further improve outcomes for patients.

Austin Fertility and Reproductive Medicine establishes the Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award

In honor of supporting teachers in the field of reproductive medicine, Austin Fertility and Reproductive Medicine has created the Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award.

Austin IVF & Fertility Expert Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi Lists Top 10 Questions to Ask During Consultation

What are the top questions a couple should ask during their consultation with a fertility physician? Board certified fertility specialist, Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi of Austin Fertility and Reproductive Medicine provides his list of the top 10 questions.

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi Discusses Who Can Benefit from IVF Treatments

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi, an award winning and leading reproductive endocrinologist, discusses who is likely to benefit from invitro fertilization (IVF) as a fertility treatment option.

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Lectures on the Advantages of Robot Assisted Vasectomy Reversals

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi of Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine guest lectured at the international RAMSES (Robotic Assisted Microsurgical and Endoscopic Society) meeting and shared his insights about, and advantages to, the transition from the use the operative microscope to the use of the da Vinci robot to perform vasectomy reversals

Endometriosis and Conception

Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that the lining of the uterus is composed of, also known as “endometrium”, is found within a woman’s body in locations outside of the uterus. This disease affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age and the percentage rises to 30% of women with infertility.

Stress and Fertility

The stress that couples with subfertility undergo in their journey towards becoming parents can be immense. It is obviously an emotional endeavor with ups and downs due to the difficulty that they may have experienced in conceiving; the hopes that each month’s attempt brings, and the disappointment if the result is negative after the two week post-ovulatory wait, are potential highs and lows that add to stress. - See more at: https://www.austinfertility.com/blog/#sthash.sU7AU1Zq.dpuf

Travis County Medical Society Member Spotlight

93C18BB3-E61C-4591-9BB3B280C4080BD5_smallInspired by his father’s dedication to his family and patients, Parviz K. Kavoussi, MD knew he wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a physician as well at the age of three. He began his pursuit early and volunteered in an emergency department at 15-years-old. To Dr. Kavoussi, the most rewarding aspect of his practice is being able to contribute to a patient’s quality of life and helping couples achieve their dreams of creating a family.

Reversing the Vasectomy

austinFitThe vas deferens: one of the vast differences between men and women. It is basically a small, hollow tube with the consistency of a wet noodle that allows the transit of sperm cells from the testicle on their way to the outside world to try to win the race and be the luckiest, or fittest, to reach and fertilize an egg. Why does it get so much attention in reproductive medicine?