For October’s male fertility webinar, we were joined by Sandro Esteves, MD., Ph.D., a board-certified urologist and consultant in assisted reproduction with over 25 years of clinical experience in all areas of reproductive medicine, with specialisation in male reproduction. Catch up now to hear Sandro discuss using surgically removed sperm in fertility treatments.
Sandro Esteves, MD., Ph.D. is a board-certified urologist and consultant in assisted reproduction with over 25 years of clinical experience in all areas of reproductive medicine, with specialization in male reproduction. His work has focused primarily on the interface between male factor infertility and assisted reproductive technology, including the importance of semen analysis and sperm DNA fragmentation testing in the evaluation of men with infertility, and treatment modalities, including varicocele repair and sperm retrieval techniques using microsurgery. He is listed by Expertscape among the top three world experts in the areas of male infertility, azoospermia, varicocele, and sperm retrieval techniques. Sandro has been also included in the list of the world’s most influential scientists.
He is the Founder and Medical Director of the ANDROFERT Andrology & Human Reproduction Clinic, in Campinas, Brazil. Dr. Esteves established the first Brazilian Fertility Clinic with a primary focus on male infertility, as well as the very first to introduce quality management as per the ISO 9001 standards and IVF cleanroom technology (ISO 14644-1).
Sandro is also a Professor of Urology at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil) and Honorary Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Aarhus University (Denmark). He has received many research grants and awards from national and international societies and currently serves as the head of the Department of Infertility and Reproduction at the Brazilian Society of Urology (São Paulo Section).
Professor Andrea Salonia, Full Professor of Urology and Dean of the studies of the International MD Program at University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, joins Professor Lewis to discuss whether infection is a common cause of male infertility.