It sent chills up my spine. I was smack in the middle of vasectomy reversal microsurgery when my surgical technician sitting opposite me blatted out: “Did you know my Dad just died?” I stopped what I was doing, looked around the operating microscope between us, and said “Really?” He said: ”No lie, drug overdose…age 53.” I knew the backstory pretty well. His father left the family when my friend was a teen and led a wayward life, with heroin as his best buddy, spending as much time in the clink as out of it. My technician had come to terms with his Dad’s miserable life, after trying to help him for years. A few months earlier, in a rare meeting of the two, my friend told me that his father had said that he was on the mend and asked for his forgiveness. And he forgave him. At that time, I said to him, “You are a truly good man.” Taken Aback My friend was knocked way off base by his … Read More>
Men’s Health Month
Men's Health Month: Focus on Epigentics
Have you thought about how epigenetics could be affecting your health? During his Men's Health Month teleconference, hosted by Fertile Heart, Healthy Dad, Healthy Sperm: The Link is Epigenetics, Dr. Turek discussed the role of epigenetic factors in the lives of men—and their fertility. to learn more about this fascinating field, Dr. Turek has put together these resources for you.
How We Can Help
How We Can Help
The Turek Clinics, located in Beverly Hills and San Francisco, are dedicated to treating and solving the unique conditions and needs of reproductive-aged men. We specialize in providing men’s health services such as no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, sperm mapping, sperm retrieval, sperm banking, varicocele repair, and ejaculatory duct repair. Our specialties also include the latest advances in men's sexual health concerning testosterone replacement, erectile dysfunction, and testis prosthesis. Founder and Medical Director, Dr. Paul Turek is an internationally renowned expert in male infertility and men's sexual health. He believes that an intensely personal clinical-care approach, combined with the most advanced technologies and evidence-based medicine, provides the best holistic care for men. Dr. Turek is a leader in research as well as clinical care and is often featured in the news media for his contributions to the field – contributions that include the artificial testicle, which aims to help cancer survivors become biological fathers, and advanced paternal age. He also pioneered one of the first male prenatal supplements, Essential Beginnings™.
Ryan and Jill came to Dr. Turek after other fertility experts told them that there was no chance they could have their own child. Dr. Turek was able to help them, and they are now parents to son Luke and daughter Emma. Dr. Turek explains how he approached their issues and why there was hope for Ryan and Jill -- and could be for you, too.
About Dr. Turek
About Dr. Turek
Husband, father, and longboard surfer, Dr. Paul Turek is the world's leading innovator in male reproductive health. Dr. Turek is the founder and director of The Turek Clinics. The practices are "clinical homes for men," designed to provide state of the art medical treatment to men across the globe. Dr. Turek is a leader in his field. A past president of the American Society of Andrology, he is a recipient of a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for research designed to help infertile men become fathers and has published some of the highest success rates worldwide for vasectomy reversals. Dr. Turek invented sperm mapping, an advanced option to microdissection procedures. In addition to being one of the most popular doctors online, Dr. Turek blogs on a weekly basis about common medical issues, solutions, and innovations.
Turek on Men’s Health Blog
Kevin Richardson, of Backstreet Boys fame, stars in "If I Could Tell You," a short film executive produced by Dr. Paul Turek as a vehicle to raise awareness of infertility that is now available on iTunes, Amazon and many other on-demand networks. Every purchase shows Hollywood how the industry can play a crucial role in awareness, solutions and empowerment!
Co-directed by Rob Clyde, and starring his wife, Avery Clyde and Kevin Richardson, who were affected by infertility, the film is also an important statement about the epidemic of infertility and how creativity can help heal.
Who is Woody
Who is Woody?
We’ve been asked in the street. Who’s that guy on your website? What’s his name, is it Pete? We're, of course, referring to character in the logo of this website. This line-drawing of a man is captured in various real life scenarios and, like most men, goes with the flow.