Ever open up the back and look inside a wristwatch? Pretty simple looking from the front, but a whole lot going on inside. And remember the cool mechanicals under the skin of the Terminator (1984) when he operates on his own injured arm? There is sophistication in simplicity. Behind the Curtain This concept is top of mind as I prepare for an invited lecture on Sperm Mapping for providers of fertility care at our national meeting this week, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. So tell us, how is Sperm Mapping, performed in men with azoospermia to find sperm, like a wristwatch? Well, FNA Mapping is a straightforward, simple procedure that takes about an hour under local anesthesia. No cuts, no muss, no fuss. It is GPS for finding sperm in men with testicular failure. That’s the front end. On the back end, what’s done behind the scenes to get the final result is a whole other … Read More>
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.
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.