Meet Contributors
Meet the Contributors

Meet Contributors


doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.09.22


North America

Edmund Sabanegh, MD

Edmund Sabanegh, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Vice Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic Health System
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
Email: SABANEE@ccf.org
URL: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/staff/7284-edmund-sabanegh

Paul Turek, FACS, FRSM

Paul Turek, FACS, FRSM
Director, The Turek Clinics
Beverly Hills and San Francisco, CA, USA
Email: DrPaulTurek@gmail.com
URL: www.TheTurekClinic.com

Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD

Sergio Oehninger, MD, PhD
Henry Clay Hofheimer II Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
Email: oehninSC@evms.edu
URL: http://www.evms.edu/patient_care/specialties/jones_institute_for_reproductive_medicine/

Wayland Hsiao, MD

Wayland Hsiao, MD
Senior Physician
Department of Urology
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland Medical Center, USA
Email: wayland.hsiao@kp.org
URL: https://mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/ncal/provider/waylandhsiao

Michael L. Eisenberg, MD

Michael L. Eisenberg, MD
Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Email: eisenberg@stanford.edu
URL: http://urology.stanford.edu

Majid Mirzazadeh, MD

Majid Mirzazadeh, MD
Director of Urology Teaching Clinic
Department of Urology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem, NC, USA
Email: mmirzaza@wakehealth.edu
URL: http://www.wakehealth.edu/doctorsSR.htm?st=Majid%20Mirzazadeh&fn=Majid&ln=Mirzazadeh&ft=D

Thomas B. Pool, PhD, HCLD (ABB)

Thomas B. Pool, PhD, HCLD (ABB)
Scientific Director
Fertility Center of San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas 78229 USA
Email: rpool@fertilitysa.com
URL: http://www.fertilitysa.com

Nancy L. Brackett, PhD, HCLD

Nancy L. Brackett, PhD, HCLD
Clinical Laboratory Director
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Urology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida, USA
Email: NBrackett@miami.edu
URL: http://uhealthsystem.com/researchers/profile/2672

Keith Jarvi, MD

Keith Jarvi, MD
Chief, Division of Urology
Mount Sinai Hospital;
Professor, Department Of Surgery
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Email: Keith.Jarvi@sinaihealthsystem.ca
URL: http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/care/mkuwc/staff/dr-keith-jarvi

Jay Sandlow, MD

Jay Sandlow, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair
Director of Male Infertility and Andrology Fellowship
Department of Urology
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Email: jsandlow@mcw.edu
URL: http://doctor.mcw.edu/PhysicianDirectory/SandlowJayI.htm

Joel Marmar, MD

Joel Marmar, MD
Director,
Men’s Health Services-Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, USA
Email: joelmarmar2@gmail.com
URL: http://maleinfertilityonline.com/content/home.html

Douglas T. Carrell, PhD, HCLD

Douglas T. Carrell, PhD, HCLD
IVF and Andrology Laboratory Director
Professor of Surgery and Human Genetics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Email: douglas.carrell@hsc.utah.edu
URL: https://healthcare.utah.edu/fad/mddetail.php?physicianID=u0035130)

Robert E. Brannigan, MD

Robert E. Brannigan, MD
Professor, Department of Urology
Director, Andrology Fellowship
Head, Division of Male Reproductive Surgery and Medicine
Assistant Director of Student Affairs, Augustana Weber Office of Medical Education
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Email: r-brannigan@northwestern.edu
URL: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=10530

Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS

Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Urology
Director of Male Reproductive Health
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Email: akanksha.mehta@emory.edu
URL: http://urology.emory.edu/faculty/mehta_akanksha.html

Amin Herati, MD

Amin Herati, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology
Director of Male Infertility and Men’s Health
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
Email: aherati1@jhmi.edu
URL: http://urology.jhu.edu

D. N. Rao Veeramachaneni, BVSc, MScVet, PhD

D. N. Rao Veeramachaneni, BVSc, MScVet, PhD
Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Email: rao@colostate.edu
URL: http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/academics/bms/Pages/rao-veeramachaneni.aspx

W. Steven Ward, PhD

W. Steven Ward, PhD
Professor and Director
Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology, Institute for Biogenesis Research
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Chief, Research Division, Lakshmi Devi and Devraj Sharma Endowed Chair
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Email: wward@hawaii.edu
URL: http://www.ibr.hawaii.edu/faculty/w-steven-ward/

Mary K. Samplaski, MD

Mary K. Samplaski, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology
Director of Section of Male Infertility, Andrology and Microsurgery
Institute of Urology, University of Southern California, USA
Email: Mary.Samplaski@med.usc.edu
URL: http://keck.usc.edu/faculty/mary-samplaski/

Jason R. Kovac, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Jason R. Kovac, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Director
Men’s Health Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Email: jkovac@urologyin.com
URL: www.jasonkovac.com

Seang Lin Tan, MBBS, FRCOG, FRCSC, FACOG, MMed (O & G), MBA

Seang Lin Tan, MBBS, FRCOG, FRCSC, FACOG, MMed (O & G), MBA
Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
James Edmund Dodds Chair in ObGyn
Department of ObGyn, McGill University
Medical Director, OriginElle Fertility Clinic and Women’s Health Centre
Founding Director, McGill Reproductive Centre, Canada
Email: seanglin.tan@muhc.mcgill.ca
URL: www.originelle.com

Cristian O’Flaherty, DVM, PhD

Cristian O’Flaherty, DVM, PhD
Associate professor, Department of Surgery (Urology Division)
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University and the Research Institute
McGill University Health Centre, Canada
Email: Cristian.oflaherty@mcgill.ca
URL: http://urology.mcgill.ca/members/information/5369061286597bde3b000003/

Donald P. Evenson, PhD, HCLD, CC

Donald P. Evenson, PhD, HCLD, CC
President and Director, SCSA Diagnostics, Inc.
Adjunct Professor, Sanford Medical School, USA
Dept. OB/GYN, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA
Email: don@scsatest.com
URL: www.scsatest.com


South America

Sidney Glina MD, PhD

Sidney Glina MD, PhD
Head, Department of Urology of Faculdade de Medicina do ABC,
Santo André, SP, Brazil
Email: glinas@terra.com.br
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sidney_Glina

Jorge Hallak, MD, PhD

Jorge Hallak, MD, PhD
Director of “Androscience” - Reference Center for Male Infertility
Department of Urology
Hospital das Clínicas of the Medical School of the University of São Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Email: hallakj@androscience.com.br
URL: http://www.androscience.com.br

José Gonçalves Franco Junior, MD, PhD

José Gonçalves Franco Junior, MD, PhD
Scientific Director
Centre for Human Reproduction Prof. Franco Junior in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
E-mail: franco@crh.com.br
URL: http://www.crh.com.br

Rodolfo Rey, MD, PhD

Rodolfo Rey, MD, PhD
Director
Centro de Investigaciones Endocrinológicas “Dr. César Bergadá” (CEDIE)
CONICET – FEI – División de Endocrinología
Hospital de Niños R. Gutiérrez
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Email: rodolforey@cedie.org.ar
URL: www.cedie.org.ar

Joao Sabino Cunha-Filho, MD, PhD

Joao Sabino Cunha-Filho, MD, PhD
Medical Director - Centro de Reprodução Humana INSEMINE
Department of Ob/Gyn
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Email: sabino@insemine.com
URL: http://www.insemine.com


Europe

Jaime Gosálvez, BSc, PhD

Jaime Gosálvez, BSc, PhD
Professor in Genetics, Director of Reproduction Unit
Department of Biology, Genetics Unit
University Autónoma of Madrid (UAM)
Cantoblanco, MADRID, Spain
Email: jaime.gosalvez@uam.es
URL: http://www.uam.es

Giuseppe Benagiano MD, PhD, FACOG(hon), FRCOG(ad eundem), FIGOC(hon), Hon Sen(Szeged), DHC(Arad)

Giuseppe Benagiano MD, PhD, FACOG(hon), FRCOG(ad eundem), FIGOC(hon), Hon Sen(Szeged), DHC(Arad)
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Universities of Geneva and Rome “la Sapienza”
Policlinico Umberto 1°, Rome – Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva
Email: pinoingeneva@bluewin.ch

Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, PhD

Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, PhD
IVI Foundation Director
Associate Editor of Fertility and Sterility
Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe
Avenida Fernando Abril Martorell, Valencia, Spain
Email: nicolas.garrido@ivi.es
URL: www.ivi.es

Yves Menezo, PhD, Dr Sci, FRSM

Yves Menezo, PhD, Dr Sci, FRSM
Former Director of Research at the National Institure of Agricultural research
Scientific Consultant at Laboratoire Clement. Paris, France
Email: yves.menezo@club-internet.fr
URL: laboclement.com

Elisabetta Baldi, PhD

Elisabetta Baldi, PhD
Associate Professor of Medical Pathology
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence
Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
Email: elisabetta.baldi@unifi.it
URL: http://www.aou-careggi.toscana.it/internet/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=749&Itemid=972&lang=it

Monica Muratori, BsD, PhD

Monica Muratori, BsD, PhD
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences
Unit of Sexual Medicine “Mario Serio” and Andrology
Center of Excellence DeNothe
University of Florence, Italy
Email: monica.muratori@unifi.it
URL: http://www.sbsc.unifi.it/

Jan Tesarik, MD, PhD

Jan Tesarik, MD, PhD
Director
MARGen Clinic, Granada, Spain
Email: jtesarik@clinicamargen.com
URL: http://www.clinicamargen.com

M. Murad Basar, MD

M. Murad Basar, MD
Department of Urology
Memorial Sisli Hospital
IVF and Reproductive Genetic Center, Turkey
Email: murad.basar@memorial.com.tr
URL: https://www.memorial.com.tr/en/doctors/mehmet-murad-basar/

Andrea Borini, MD

Andrea Borini, MD
Scientific Director, 9.baby Family & Fertility Center
Bologna, Italy
Email: borini@9puntobaby.it
URL: http://www.9puntobaby.it

Frank Vandekerckhove, MD, PhD

Frank Vandekerckhove, MD, PhD
Clinical Director Fertility Center, University Clinic, Gent, Belgium
Email: vandekerckhove@gmail.com
URL: www.uzgent.be

Pierre F. Ray, PU-PH

Pierre F. Ray, PU-PH
UM of Genetics of Infertility and PGD, Institut de Biologie et Pathologie
CHU Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble
Team Genetic, Epigenetic and Therapies of Infertility
Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
Email: PRay@chu-grenoble.fr
URL: http://www.chu-grenoble.fr/content/pierre-ray

Joël R. Drevet, PhD

Joël R. Drevet, PhD
Genetics Reproduction & Development Laboratory
CNRS UMR6293-INSERM U1103-Université Clermont Auvergne
Clermont-Ferrand, France
Email: joel.drevet@uca.fr
URL: http://www.gred-clermont.fr

Maciej Kurpisz, MD, PhD

Maciej Kurpisz, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells
Head, Institute of Human Genetics
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Email: kurpimac@man.poznan.pl
URL http://www.igcz.poznan.pl

Ateş Kadıoğlu, MD, FECSM

Ateş Kadıoğlu, MD, FECSM
Head of the Division of Andrology
Professor of Urology, Department of Urology
Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: itfabd@istanbul.edu.tr
URL: http://www.ateskadioglu.org

Peter Humaidan, MD, DMSc

Peter Humaidan, MD, DMSc
Professor, The Fertility Clinic
Skive Regional Hospital;
Faculty of Health
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
E-mail: peter.humaidan@midt.rm.dk
URL: http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/peter-humaidan(6f40684a-2e80-418c-aa4b-bb23985f05ea).html

Neelam Potdar, MD, MSc, MRCOG

Neelam Potdar, MD, MSc, MRCOG
Consultant Reproductive Medicine
Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Gynaecology
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust & University of Leicester
Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW, UK
Email: np202@le.ac.uk
URL: www.leicesterfertilitycentre.org.uk

Alberto Ferlin, MD, PhD

Alberto Ferlin, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine
Unit of Andrology and Reproductive Medicine
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Email: alberto.ferlin@unipd.it
URL: http://www.medicinadimed.unipd.it/


Oceania

John Yovich, MD, PhD, MBBS, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, CREI

John Yovich, MD, PhD, MBBS, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, CREI
PIVET Medical Centre;
Clinical Professor (Adjunct.), School of Biomedical Sciences
Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
Email: john.yovich@curtin.edu.au; jlyovich@pivet.com.au
URL: http://www.pivet.com.au/meat-our-team/dr-john-yovich-medical-director/


Africa

Ralf Henkel, BEd, PhD, Habil

Ralf Henkel, BEd, PhD, Habil
Head, Department of Medical Bioscience
University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
Email: rhenkel@uwc.ac.za
URL: https://www.uwc.ac.za/Faculties/NS/Medical_BioScience/Pages/default.aspx

Ahmed I. El-Sakka, MSc, MD, FUCSF, JMHPE

Ahmed I. El-Sakka, MSc, MD, FUCSF, JMHPE
Past President of Middle East Society for Sexual Medicine
President Section of Andrology and Sexual medicine, Egypt Urology Association
Professor of Urology, Faculty of Medicine
Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
Email: aielsakka@yahoo.com
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmed_El-Sakka


Asia

Chak-Lam Cho, MD, FRCSEd(Urol)

Chak-Lam Cho, MD, FRCSEd(Urol)
Associate Consultant in Urology, Division of Urology
Department of Surgery, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong
Email: chochaklam@yahoo.com.hk
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chak_Lam_Cho

Raghavender Kosgi, MS, MCH,DNB (Urology)

Raghavender Kosgi, MS, MCH,DNB (Urology)
Consultant Microsurgical Andrologist & Urologist
Department of Urology, Prasad Hospitals, India
Director of Androbest Andrology & Urology Center, Hyderabad, India
Email: raghuandrologist@gmail.com
URL: http://androbestandro.com/

Haitham Elbardisi, MD

Haitham Elbardisi, MD
Consultant Urology and Andrology
Department of Urology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Email: elbardisi@hotmail.com
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Haitham_Elbardisi

Mohamed Arafa, MD

Mohamed Arafa, MD
Consultant Urology and Andrology
Department of Urology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Assistant Professor, Andrology Department
Cairo University, Egypt
Email: mohamedmostafaarafa@gmail.com
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohamed_Arafa4

Prof Dr N. Pandiyan

Prof Dr N. Pandiyan
Chief Consultant in Andrology and Reproductive Medicine
Head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine
Chettinad Super Speciality Hospital, India;
Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu-603103, India
Email: pandiyan1@yahoo.com
URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natarajan_Pandiyan

Mohammad Ali Khalili, PhD

Mohammad Ali Khalili, PhD
Professor of Embryology
Director of ART lab
Head of Dept. Reproductive Biology
Yazd institute for Reproductive Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Email: khalili59@hotmail.com
URL: www.Yazd-RSR.ir

Damayanthi Durairajanayagam, PhD

Damayanthi Durairajanayagam, PhD
Discipline of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
Senior Lecturer in Physiology and past Fulbright Research Fellow at the American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Email: damayanthi.d@gmail.com
URL: https://medicine.uitm.edu.my/index.php/academic-staff

Premendu P. Mathur, MSc, PhD, FAMS

Premendu P. Mathur, MSc, PhD, FAMS
Former Vice Chancellor, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
Email Id- ppmathur@yahoo.com
URL - http://www.kiit.ac.in/about/vcnew.htm;
http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/profile/dr-ppmathur-eol

Gulfam Ahmad, MCE, MRD, DIU, PhD

Gulfam Ahmad, MCE, MRD, DIU, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology, College of Medicine
Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Kharj, KSA
Department of Physiology University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Email: gulfam@uhs.edu.pk
URL: http://uhs.edu.pk/academics/physiology.php

Rima Dada, MD, PhD(Genetics), MAMS

Rima Dada, MD, PhD(Genetics), MAMS
Director, Lab for Molecular Reproduction and Genetics
Professor, Department of Anatomy
All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi 29, India
Email: rima_dada@rediffmail.com
URL: http://anatomy.aiims.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27:prof-rima-dada&catid=9&Itemid=131

Salil Tandon, MS, FRCSI, FACS, MAMS, FICS

Salil Tandon, MS, FRCSI, FACS, MAMS, FICS
Head Unit of Urology
Globe Medicare Hospital
Lucknow-226020, Uttar Pradesh, India
Email: drsaliltandon@rediffmail.com
URL: http://globemedicare.in/team.html

Vineet Malhotra, MBBS, MS(General Surgery), DNB(Urology)

Vineet Malhotra, MBBS, MS(General Surgery), DNB(Urology)
Clinical Director, Diyos Men’s Health Centers Pvt. Ltd.
Email: vineet@diyosmenshealth.com
URL: http://www.diyosmenshealth.com

Harlev Avi, MD

Harlev Avi, MD
Fertility and IVF unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soroka University Medical Center
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Email: harlev@bgu.ac.il
URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Avi_Harlev

Cite this article as: Meet Contributors. Transl Androl Urol 2017;6(Suppl 4):S350-S365. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.09.22