Weill Cornell Medicine Urology
Weill Cornell Medicine Urology
Peter Schlegel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Peter Schlegel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Dr. Schlegel Featured on Practice Update regarding Diet and Men's Fertility

Is there a link between diet and male fertility? Dr. Peter Schlegel was featured on Practice Update for expert commentary, discussing what research has suggested about how food and lifestyle choices can impact sperm production and quality:

You can read his commentary here: https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/2018-top-stories-in-urology-diet-...

Dr. Schlegel Featured in National Geographic Male Fertility Segment

Dr. Peter Schlegel, Chairman of Weill Cornell Medicine Urology, was featured on a National Geographic segment regarding male fertility.

In this clip, Dr. Schlegel discusses average sperm counts for men currently, and how this figure may have changed in recent decades. Dr. Schlegel's lab analyzes a semen sample from a patient, to show the appearance and quantity of sperm in the patient's sample.

Weill Cornell Urology at the AUA 2018 Annual Meeting

Faculty members from Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Urology have submitted over 100 abstracts and will be presenting over 50 of these at the upcoming 2018 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, the largest scientific meeting in the world that reflects the most important advances in the field.

Research On New Male Infertility Treatment Approaches

On January 29, 2018, The Department of Urology hosted a symposium for patients on the newest treatment approaches for severe male infertility. This includes men with no sperm in the ejaculate (azoospermia) because of low sperm production as well as men with this condition of non-obstructive azoospermia that have failed attempts at testicular sperm retrieval (detection & removal of sperm from the testicle using microTESE.)

Dr. Schlegel - Birth Control for Men

Dr. Peter Schlegel, Chairman of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was featured in Newsweek, discussing the potential for a male birth control pill that would temporarily stop sperm production. Dr. Schlegel comments on recent research that lays a "genetic foundation for male birth control" in an animal study. He also explains some of the biological barriers that make the development of a male birth control pill a complex task:

Recent WCM Urology Medical Publications

Dr. Peter N. Schlegel - Chairman of Urology, Weill Cornell Medicine

To make an appointment with Dr. Peter Schlegel in New York, please call our office at (212) 746-5491. Dr. Schlegel is the James J. Colt Professor and Chairman of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

In this video, Dr. Schlegel discusses his clinical expertise in male infertility and prostate cancer care, as well as some of his inspirations and accomplishments as a physician and medical researcher.

To learn more about Dr. Peter N. Schlegel, please visit his physician profile webpage.


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