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Dr. Larry I. Lipshultz, M.D.

Male Reproduction, Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy and Sexual Health

Dr Larry LipshultzDr. Lipshultz, Professor of Urology and Chief of the Division of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Reproductive Medicine, joined the Baylor faculty in 1981. He is an internationally acclaimed fertility specialist and a pioneer in the field of urologic microsurgery, specializing in male infertility, erectile dysfunction, microsurgery, genetic causes of infertility, and age-related changes in male hormone levels (androgen replacement).

Dr. Lipshultz earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also received his residency training in urology and was awarded a research fellowship. He was the first American Urological Association Scholar and completed a fellowship in reproductive medicine at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 2005 he was awarded the prestigious Hugh Hampton Young Award at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.

Dr. Lipshultz is an active member and past president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He is a distinguished member of the American Urological Association, and was instrumental in the founding of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, the American Society of Andrology, and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and Urology. He is involved in many community-based infertility organizations, serving on the medical boards of RESOLVE, Inc., and on the advisory board of Conceive.

Recognized as a leading expert on men’s health, Dr. Lipshultz is a highly respected author and editor, as well as lecturer. He currently serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including British Journal of Urology International, Urology, Archives of Andrology, and World Journal of Urology, and he is frequently invited to act as guest editor for various publications such as Urologic Clinics of North America. His book, Infertility in the Male, is one of the standard texts in the field, and his popular book Urology and the Primary Care Practitioner has been translated into Polish and Russian.

Teacher as well as physician, researcher, writer, and editor, Dr. Lipshultz instituted a fellowship training program in male reproductive medicine and surgery that has trained more than 80 physicians who are now in practice both here and abroad. He has appeared on and has been interviewed by national media, including GQ, Esquire, People, Men’s Health, Good Morning America, 20/20, and The Today Show, as well as several Houston television and radio stations. This year, as in many years in the past, Dr. Lipshultz has been listed in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors and in Best Doctors in America.


1960–1964 B.S., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
1961 University of Indiana, Department of Slavic Languages, Bloomington, IN
1964–1968 M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Created: February 24, 2012

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