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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Ultrasonographically Determined Size of Seminiferous Tubules Predicts Sperm Retrieval by Microdissection Testicular Sperm Extraction

Can the size of the testicular tubule reflect the best area of sperm production? Dr. Schlegel provides expert commentary on Practice Update, discussing the value of seminiferous tubules for predicting sperm retrieval: Read More

The Effect of Antioxidants on Male Factor Infertility

Can antioxidants improve male factor infertility? Dr. Schlegel was featured on Practice Update for expert commentary, discussing what research has suggested regarding the link between antioxidant intake and male infertility:

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-...

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, former 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:


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