Doctor Kavoussi is recognized as a Texas Monthly Superdoctor for the 6th consecutive year

Every year, Texas Monthly Magazine names a select group of physicians as its Superdoctors. This designation is given to a small group of physicians who are considered to be outstanding in their respective fields by their peers.  These candidates are selected by the following criteria:  years of experience, hospital appointments, fellowships, leadership positions, professional activities, board certifications, academic achievements/appointments, lectures, …

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi lectures in Thailand on robot assisted vasectomy reversal at international conference.

As one the few premier experts in robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal worldwide, Dr. Kavoussi was invited to lecture on the topic at the Collaborative Conference on Robotics in Phuket, Thailand.  Dr. Kavoussi states, “It is amazing to see the level of international interest in the use of robotic technology to assist us with microsurgery, such as the vasectomy reversal.  …

Vasectomy versus Other Forms of Birth Control

Vasectomy versus Other Forms of Birth Control With the advancements in birth control today, it is easier now more than ever to plan your family. But since there are so many forms of contraception, it may feel overwhelming to determine which method to use. It is our goal to help you make an informed decision. When deciding what method of …

The Benefits of Getting a Vasectomy

The Benefits of Getting a Vasectomy A vasectomy is a surgical form of permanent birth control for men. The vas deferens from each testicle are divided and sealed to prevent sperm from reaching the semen. Vasectomies are considered greater than 99% effective as a form of birth control, but what are the benefits of the procedure? Benefits of a Vasectomy …

Performing vasectomy in a manner that makes it as effective as possible for contraception but makes it as reversible as possible

Vasectomy should always be approached as a permanent sterilization and the effectiveness of the vasectomy for contraception is the primary goal. However, out of the half a million men in the United States who undergo vasectomy every year, 6% change their mind sometime in their lifetime. Six percent may not sound like very many, but that is actually 30,000 men …

Why choose a no-scalpel vasectomy?

The question may really be, why not choose a no-scalpel vasectomy? Although different physicians performing vasectomies may do so with multiple different techniques, there are generally two main techniques: the no-scalpel technique and the incisional technique. The incisional vasectomy technique is the traditional, older method of using a scalpel to make a 1 cm incision to isolate the vas deferens. …

Kavoussi teaches about robot assisted microsurgical vasectomy reversal to the Urology Department at University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio

Although the majority of Dr. Kavoussi’s career is dedicated to clinical practice and taking care of patients, he enjoys his position as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. He recently gave a lecture to the Urology Department in San Antonio on care for the subfertile male. …

Specialists should handle vasectomy reversal cases says 10-year study

Published in: ScienceCodex.com Vasectomy reversals should be carried out by urology specialists with access to appropriate micro-surgical training and assisted reproductive technologies and not general urology surgeons, according to research published in the October issue of BJUI. The findings are based on a series of surveys carried out among consultant members of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) over …

Reversing the Vasectomy

Published in: Austin Fit Magazine The vas deferens: one of the vast differences between men and women. It is basically a small, hollow tube with the consistency of a wet noodle that allows the transit of sperm cells from the testicle on their way to the outside world to try to win the race and be the luckiest, or fittest, …