The concern over whether cycling impacts a man’s fertility has been a long standing debate. Dr. Kavoussi states, “as an Austin native and having grown up in Austin, one of the countries cycling capitals, this issue is of great interest to me and its importance to my subfertile patients. As cycling continues […]
Dr. Kavoussi Gives Lecture at Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group on the Impact of Prostate Cancer on Sexual Health and Male Infertility
Dr. Kavoussi was invited to lecture at the November 2014 Us TOO prostate cancer support group, Mike Jones memorial chapter meeting, taking place at St David’s South Austin Medical Center. His lecture is on the psychosexual adjustment to prostate cancer. With approximately 1 in 6 men in the United States being diagnosed […]
Dr. Parviz Kavoussi Attends the Robot Assisted Microsurgical and Endoscopic Society Meeting as a Faculty Lecturer and Moderator
The Robot Assisted Microsurgical and Endoscopic Society international meeting takes place in Orlando, Florida this year. As a worldwide leader in robot assisted vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has been invited as a faculty speaker to give a lecture on robot assisted vasectomy reversal at this prestigious multispecialty meeting. He is also […]
Dr Parviz Kavoussi is Invited to Give a Lecture as a Distinguished Faculty at the Society of Larparoscopic Surgeons 2014 Minimally Invasive Surgery Week in Las Vegas on Robot Assisted Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal and the Evolution of Robotic Microsurgery in Urology.
The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons holds an annual meeting for its Minimally Invasive Surgery Week. This year it takes place in Las Vegas and Dr. Parviz Kavoussi has been invited as a distinguished faculty lecturer at the 2014 meeting. Dr. Kavoussi will discuss the use of the daVinci robot for robotic microsurgery […]
As more men are being evaluated and treated for low testosterone, it is important that this is done safely and in a medically sound manner. Dr. Kavoussi went on air with Fox to discuss this important topic. He relayed the need for a medical evaluation by a trained professional health care provider […]
Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine’s Doctors Write Chapters for the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Handbook for Clinicians
Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi and Dr. Parviz Kavoussi were both very honored to have the opportunity to contribute chapters to the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Handbook for Clinicians. This book is a resource for clinicians who provide care for couples with subfertility to use.
Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi wrote chapter 26 on gamete preservation. Dr. Kavoussi was […]
The Importance of the Evaluation and Treatment of Subfertile Men by a Reproductive Urologist for the Highest Level of Care
In the United States, one in seven couples has difficulty achieving a pregnancy. In approximately 20% of these couples, the cause is solely a male factor issue. In an additional 30%-40% of subfertile couples, there are both male and female factors impacting the ability to conceive. This means that 50%-60% of subfertile couples have […]
One in 500 males in the population is born with a specific variation in their chromosome makeup. As the typical man has a karyotype (chromosome makeup) of 46, XY, men with Klinefelter’s Syndrome (KS) have an extra X chromosome, 47, XXY. Men with KS have no sperm in the semen, except for the rare […]