A male infertility factor plays a role in at least 40% of infertile couples. For this reason, the male partner and female partner should both be assessed in a fertility evaluation by fertility specialists.
At Cleveland Clinic, male infertility is a subspecialty of urology, directed by nationally recognized Edmund Sabanegh, MD Physicians and fertility specialists in the Glickman Urological Institute’s Section of Male Infertility are dedicated to understanding and treating men who are unable to initiate a pregnancy.
Several exciting treatments for male infertility are now available. We offer a full range of services, including medical evaluation, treatment and surgical procedures. The surgical procedures most commonly performed include:
- Microsurgical vasectomy reversal (reversal of sterilization)
- Microsurgical correction of obstruction in the epididymis
- Microsurgical varicocele ligation
- Testicular and epididymal sperm extraction for in vitro fertilization procedures done by fertility specialists with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). This procedure allows some men who have no sperm in the ejaculate to be able to father a child.
For more information on male infertility, please visit the Glickman Urological Institute’s Section of Male Infertility.
For more information on andrology services at Cleveland Clinic Beachwood Fertiliy Center, please call 216.839.3150 or 216.839.3179.