Dr. Parviz Kavoussi

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 […]

Food with High Pesticide Residue May Affect Sperm Quality

For men who already have lower than normal sperm counts, eating fruits and vegetables that contain large quantities of pesticide residue can reduce their numbers to levels far below what is considered to be sufficient for reproduction.

Although the amount of research information on the subject is limited, certain studies show a link between high […]

Groundbreaking Treatment for CAH and TARTS Helps Tumor Removal and Sperm Retrieval Simultaneously

The doctors from Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine recently presented research at the 31st European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. The research led to a new treatment algorithm for men with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and bilateral testicular adrenal rest tumors (TARTs). These patients have overproduction of testosterone […]

Chd5: A Key Protein in Male Fertility and Disease Protection

A powerful protein known as Chd5 is critical to male fertility, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. The protein is vital to the production of healthy sperm that are capable of fertilizing an egg.

Chd5 plays a major role in the regulation of chromatin remodeling, a crucial part of sperm development where […]

Landmark study by Dr. Parviz Kavoussi examines the role of cellular connections and their importance in erectile function

With approximately 30 million men in the US suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) annually, more emphasis is needed on basic science research to help with the understanding of the mechanisms to help with new treatments and with ways to prevent this issue.  Dr. Parviz Kavoussi recently published a ground breaking article in the journal […]

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 […]