Austin Fertility in the News

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi interviewed on KXAN regarding his study on Clomid Citrate safety

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi recently published his study further confirming the safety of using the medication Clomid Citrate in men with low testosterone who want to maintain fertility potential.  The standard treatment of men with low testosterone has historically been with testosterone replacement therapy with either gels, shots, or pellets that go under the skin.  […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi and Dr. Thomas (Rusty) Pool co-author the chapter on Optimization of Treatment Outcomes for Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the textbook “Organization and Management of IVF Units

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi and Dr. Thomas (Rusty) Pool have co-authored a chapter on optimization of treatment outcomes for Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the textbook “Organization and Management of IVF Units” published by Springer in 2016.  “This chapter covers various clinical and laboratory techniques that are considered to optimize difficult IVF cases including topics such […]

Dr. James Segars receives the 2016 Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award

This year’s American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s (ASRM) annual scientific meeting took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, where Dr. James Segars received the Kavoussi Family Outstanding Teacher Award.  Dr. Segars is a professor and director of new research in reproductive science and women’s health at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Dr. Segars’ […]

Austin Fertility doctors lectured on optimizing outcomes for couples with male infertility at St. David’s Medical Center

Drs. Shahryar and Parviz Kavoussi strongly believe that every couple going through fertility evaluation and treatments should have the opportunity to consider all available options to them. When there is a male factor that is impacting the couples ability to conceive there may be multiple options to choose from. Whether that means proceeding with […]

AFRM’s New Treatment Relieves Testicular Pain and Successfully Retrieves Sperm for Azoospermic Men with CAH and TARTs

The physicians, clinical team, and embryologists at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF published a new treatment approach for azoospermic men with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and bilateral testicular adrenal rest tumors (TARTs) in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. These men have overproduction of testosterone from the adrenal glands resulting in diminished […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi goes on air with Time Warner Cable News to discuss new study linking male infertility with other health problems

A new study reveals that deficiencies in sperm parameters may be linked with other health problems such as high blood pressure and heart disease.  Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was interviewed on Time Warner Cable News regarding this data and states, “It is actually unlikely that subfertility is contributing to these types of medical problems.  It […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is interviewed on KVUE ABC News about the impact of chemicals in sunscreen on male fertility

As the cold days of winter are finally passing and we are headed into another sunny summer in Austin, Texas, couples trying to conceive may need to be more aware of chemicals in sunscreen.  Reproductive Urologist from Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi, was just interviewed on ABC Nightly News regarding […]

AFRM partners with the Livestrong Foundation to be a resource for fertility preservation services for women with cancer prior to treatment for cancer

The Livestrong Foundation provides the full range of resources for women and men who unfortunately have been diagnosed with cancer. AFRM has partnered with the Livestrong Foundation to be a resource for fertility preservation for women and men who unfortunately have cancer.  “Fertility preservation is performed prior to cancer therapies that are necessary to treat […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi Receives His 7th Consecutive Year of Patients’ Choice Award

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi, the female fertility specialist of Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF, has again been honored with Patients Choice Award, making him a recipient of this distinction for a rare 7 consecutive years (2008-2014).

Patient’s Choice Award is a national award that recognizes physicians who have consistently received high marks in all areas […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is Interviewed on KVUE ABC on Ovarian Reserve Testing Inaccuracy while on Birth Control

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is interviewed by KVUE ABC News’ Jim Bergamo about the effects that current birth control use has on ovarian reserve testing.  The interview focuses on the high potential for inaccurate results of ovarian reserve tests such as Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) and antral follicle count (AFC) if a woman is taking birth […]