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 …

Dr. Kavoussi publishes study on the demographics of men undergoing vasectomy in urban vs rural settings

Vasectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States, with approximately half a million men undergoing vasectomy annually. A recent study by Dr.’s Kavoussi, Machen, and Bird examined the demographics of men undergoing vasectomy in an urban versus a rural setting. This study aids in characterizing men who ultimately choose vasectomy and may facilitate strategies increasing …

Dr. Kavoussi is named a recipient of outstanding journal reviewer award

Dr. Parviz Kavoussi is a critical medical journal reviewer who feels very strongly about the importance of strong scientific articles with good methodology being published in scientific journals. Because of this, he dedicates a great deal of time performing the service of reviewing scientific articles for publication for multiple journals including: Journal of Urology, Journal of Sexual Medicine, U.S. Pharmacist, …