Male fertility impacted by fast food diet

Although vasectomy reversal is the first step for men to become fathers again after vasectomy, there are further considerations for the actual ability to conceive again.  Over the decades, men in the United states are becoming less fertile as a population, so this is a major area of study to discover why this trend is happening.  Dr. Kavoussi went on …

Publication in the Journal of Urology commenting on robotic vasectomy reversal

As a recognized leader in robot assisted vasectomy reversal, Dr. Kavoussi was one of three specialists in this operation who was asked to comment on the advantages of the technique.  This was published in the scientific journal Fertility & Sterility. As more interest has arisen in the use of the robotic platform for performing vasectomy reversal, the Journal of Urology …

Dr. Kavoussi is named a 2019 Texas Monthly Super Doctor for the 9th consecutive year

Dr. Kavoussi has been named as a Texas Monthly Magazine Super Doctor for the 9th year consecutively. Physicians in this select group are chosen based on peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors from multiple fields with the highest scores from each group are selected to be on a blue ribbon panel to assess the candidates in their respective …

Long term data for effectiveness and safety of treatment for low T in men undergoing vasectomy reversal

Men who chose to undergo vasectomy reversal clearly have the primary goal of becoming fathers. There is a fair amount of overlap in men desiring paternity through vasectomy reversal who are also hypogonadal, also known as having a low testosterone level. Traditional testosterone replacement treatment options such as testosterone gels, injections, and pellets decrease sperm production and have an adverse …

Multiple medical journals recognize Dr. Kavoussi as a top peer-reviewer

Dr. Kavoussi, an expert in vasectomy reversals and vasectomy, is a peer-reviewer of studies submitted for publication to over a dozen medical journals. Making sure such studies are performed in methodologically sound ways is crucial to the advancement of medical science in a way to ensure the validity of results of these studies so we are applying the correct data …

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi writes textbook chapter on robot assisted vasectomy reversal

As a recognized pioneer and leader in robot assisted vasectomy reversal, Dr. Parviz Kavoussi was invited to write the chapter on robot assisted vasectomy reversal in Smith’s Textbook of Endourology.  This text is the leading surgical textbook for minimally invasive high technology surgery in urology.  Dr. Kavoussi’s chapter was published in the 4th edition of this text.  The chapter describes …

Treatment for adults with retractile testicles causing discomfort

Many men suffer from a process known as a hyperactive cremaster muscle reflex.  The cremaster muscle is a cylindrical muscle that surrounds all the important structures to and from the testicle, such as arteries, veins, nerves, lymphatic channels, and the vas deferens.  Many men have a hyperactive cremaster muscle which results in the testicle vigorously retracting up to the groin …

Advanced paternal age may impact baby and mom

Vasectomy reversal is the first step in a man’s journey to become a father again after vasectomy.  A fair number of men are interested in achieving this goal a bit later in life.  NBC’s KXAN network interviewed Dr. Kavoussi on the topic of study published out of Stanford evaluating outcomes of neonates and mothers when the male partner was considered …

Is vasectomy bad for a man’s health?

Concerns over health risks associated with vasectomy have been raised over the years and have caused undue alarm about vasectomy.  Such health risk concerns include: heart disease, high blood pressure, prostate cancer, stroke, mental state changes (such as Alzeheimer’s), and testicular cancer.  These concerns were brought about by studies with poor methodology which raised eyebrows.  They have been disproven by …