Not sure about you, but I like to see the good in the bad. By focusing on the flipside of adversity, I get stronger instead of weaker. Hey, I’m the first one to fess up to the unpleasant, abominable and awful, but there’s gotta be a way to make silk…or something…out of a sow’s ear. I believe, like author Richard Llewellyn, that “bad news has good legs.” What’s Missing? Here’s an example. A decade or two ago, when I was up against the wall trying to figure out how to help men with no sperm (azoospermia) have kids, I developed sperm mapping. Today, it’s a workhorse of a technique that, as legend has it, can “find sperm from a rock." Although safe, noninvasive and very precise, alas it’s not perfect, as many men do not have sperm on mapping. And that’s awful news for fatherhood. Here is where the cup is half full, though. Compared to other sperm finding techniques like testicular sperm … Read More>
Men’s Health Month
Men's Health Month
A huge thank you to those who joined us at The Turek Clinic San Francisco for The ART of Infertility's interactive pop up art event for Men's Health Month, featuring an exclusive preview of the film If I Could Tell You, which was inspired by infertility and executive produced by Dr. Turek. We encourage you to make tax-deductible contributions to the incredible work that The ART of Infertility does. Contact Elizabeth.
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
How we can help
How We Can Help
The Turek Clinic, located in Beverly Hills and San Francisco, is 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™.
We get a lot of very special, personal and wonderful news from our patients at The Turek Clinics. Sometimes they are generous enough to share their stories and pictures with us. With their permission, we’d like to share their stories here – in their own words.
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.
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.
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.