Dr. Parviz Kavoussi

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Lectures on Surgical Technique that Removes Tumor & Retrieves Sperm Simultaneously

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is the most common genetic disorder of steroid production affecting male fertility. One in every 16,000 individuals has classic CAH, which makes it one of the most common autosomal recessive human genetic diseases. Due to a disruption in the steroid producing pathway, men with CAH have an overproduction of steroid […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is named as a Texas Super Doctor for the 5th year consecutively

“It is quite an honor to be on named on a list with such distinguished colleagues.  Being named by my peers means an awful lot”, stated Dr. Parviz Kavoussi after being named to the 2016 Super Doctors list by Texas Monthly Magazine for the 5th consecutive year.  Super Doctors is a listing of outstanding […]

Processed Meat Impact on Male Infertility

Male infertility is often a mystery, and in many cases, problems are due to a culmination of factors, such as temperature, cell phones in pockets, and laptop computer use on the lap . A series of recent studies may have uncovered one more of the factors that can limit successful IVF fertilization: processed meats.

 

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Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Reviews Abstracts on Male Infertility for ASRM National Meeting

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is the premier society for the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine.  The physicians, embryologists, and nurse practitioner at AFRM are all members of ASRM, and some have been for over 30 years.  AFRM is heavily involved with ASRM to help promote the science […]

Clomid Citrate Helps Treat Men with Low Testosterone Who Wants to be Dads without Increasing Red Blood Production

Men who have low testosterone and want to conceive or maintain fertility potential should not be treated with testosterone replacement.  As more men are being diagnosed with low testosterone across the US, this group of men needs to be treated very carefully.  The problem is that giving men testosterone replacement, as is the traditional […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Authors Chapter in Campbell’s Urology, the Premier Urological Textbook

As a recognized renowned expert in Reproductive Urology, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was honored to write the chapter on surgical, radiographic, and endoscopic anatomy of the male reproductive anatomy in the 11th edition of Campbell-Walsh-Urology.  This is universally considered the premier urological textbook world-wide and is known as “the bible” of urology. This is the […]

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 […]

Tips on Improving Sperm Health

Behavior and environmental factors can have a huge impact on men’s fertility. Studies have indicated factors including health issues, alcohol consumption, marijuana usage, aluminum exposure, and cell phone radiation can be detrimental to sperm health. Renowned Austin based Reproductive Urologist, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi, provides some tips for men who want to improve their fertility:

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Dr Parviz Kavoussi invited as a faculty moderator and speaker on robotic vasectomy reversal at the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons annual meeting.

The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons holds an annual meeting with presentations on the latest technology to improve surgical care for patients.  As an international leader in robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was invited as a faculty lecturer at the annual meeting held in New York in September of 2015.  Dr. Kavoussi […]

Improving Male Fertility

Male fertility is all about the sperm. Medical Daily put together 7 little known facts about sperm:

“Sperm” and “Semen” are different.
Most sperm ejaculated is defective.
Sperm is cold.
Sperm comes as both male (X chromosome) and female (Y chromosome) genders.
Sperm development takes 2 months.
One testicle can produce ample sperm for male fertility.
Sperm “killed” can still fertilize […]