James M. Hotaling, MD

Department of Surgery (Urology), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Dr. Hotaling is a fellowship-trained urologist specializing in Male Infertility and Men’s Health. He completed his undergraduate work at Dartmouth, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in history and biophysical chemistry. He then went to Duke for medical school and completed a 6-year residency at the University of Washington, where he trained with one of the top penile reconstructive surgeons in the world, Dr. Hunter Wessells. There, he had extensive training in Erectile Dysfunction, Peyronie’s Disease and Male Infertility. Dr. Hotaling elected to pursue an additional year of training under Dr. Craig Niederberger at the University of Illinois at Chicago focusing on Male Infertility and Men’s Health. Here, he had extensive training in micro-surgery, including Testicular Sperm Extractions (TESE), Micro-dissection Testicular Sperm Extraction (microTESE), and Vasectomy Reversal. He is also one of the only Men’s Health and Infertility experts in the United States to have undergone additional training to become a Fellow of European College of Sexual Medicine (FECSM).

He has over 125 publications, is funded by the NIH to study Erectile Dysfunction and Male Infertility and is regularly invited to speak at conferences all over the United States and internationally on Male Infertility, Men’s Health and Erectile Dysfunction. He has been on the faculty at the University of Utah since 2013 and is currently the medical director of the fertility integrated practice unit, the director of the Men’s Health program and a co-director of the fellowship in reconstructive urology and men’s health. In addition, Dr. Hotaling is a specialty editor of Fertility and Sterility, the premier journal in the field and is the secretary of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR) of the American Urological Association (AUA).