Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care

Reproductive urologist James F. Smith, MD, MS, discusses the wide range of causes for male fertility problems, from structural abnormalities, such as varicocele, to lifestyle factors, such as tobacco use, to hormonal issues, which can arise from use of common medications and supplements. He walks through his diagnostic process – covering questions to ask, tests to order, and how to interpret results – as well as his medical and surgical approaches to treatment.


April 16, 2021

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James Smith, MD, MS received his undergraduate training from the University of California, Berkeley, where he obtained a degree in molecular biology with high honors. He then enrolled in the University of California's Joint Medical Program, ...

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