Dr. Parviz Kavoussi

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi presents his unprecedented treatment of men with infertility due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia and testicular tumors at the American Society of Andrology meeting

Men born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) have an impaired ability to produce the hormones cortisol and aldosterone from their adrenal glands, the glands that are positioned above the kidneys. This results in an overproduction of the signaling hormone adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary gland to try to push the adrenals to make these […]

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 […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi publishes a review article on vasectomy reversal in the World Journal of Clinical Urology

As a renowned expert in vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has written a review article on vasectomy reversal which has been published in the World Journal of Clinical Urology. This review article discusses the appropriate evaluation of men interested in vasectomy reversal, techniques of performing vasectomy reversal with tips and caution for pitfalls, and […]

Is Protein Juno The Key to Understanding Fertilization?

The discovery of a protein vital to the complex dance that allows an egg and sperm to combine to form an embryo may lead to new options for fertility treatments.
Named for the Roman goddess of fertility, the newly discovered Juno protein is present on the surface of an egg cell. It binds with its […]

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi publishes a study looking at the importance of changes in microRNA in erectile dysfunction due to blood flow issues related to poor diet.

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was involved with research to look at possible biologic changes in penis in men with erectile dysfunction (ED) and the findings were recently published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

MicroRNAs are molecules that regulate gene expression and play roles in blood vessel injuries and changes. This study used […]

Space Travel Damages Sperm Cells

Space travel may damage sperm cells and cause infertility, according to a new study completed by
researchers from the University of Kansas. For the study, male rats were placed in a situation that
mimicked zero gravity. After being in these conditions, the rats still had a strong urge to mate, but they
were unable to produce functional […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Sperm Health

While male infertility is not always preventable, there are things that men can do to protect the health of
their sperm cells. Recent scientific studies in the field of male infertility provide quite a few simple
suggestions for men interested in optimizing their fertility.

Recommendations to get enough sleep, incorporate healthy foods like carrots and walnuts into […]

Successful Birth: MicroTESE Helps Man with Zero Sperm Count Become a Dad

The physicians, clinical team, and embryology team at Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine helped a couple who were in the most challenging of fertility situations have healthy twin children. Men with non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA), having no sperm in the semen due to a lack of sufficient sperm production in the testicles, without an […]

Coffee Consumption Linked to Male Infertility

For men, too much coffee may cause more than the jitters. According to a new study that researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s annual conference, drinking too much coffee can actually impair a man’s ability to father a child.

Male infertility can be caused by […]

As an International Leader in This Operation, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Publishes Study on Robot Assisted Vasectomy Reversal

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has become an international leader in robot assisted vasectomy reversal. He is one of the pioneers in this operation helping to advance the field clinically for his patients and scientifically for the medical and academic community. He has given lectures at national and international scientific conferences around the world […]