Medical & Surgical Urology

Medical & Surgical Urology
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9857


Larry I. Lipshultz

Larry I. Lipshultz

Larry I. Lipshultz, PhD
Professor, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine


Larry I. Lipshultz, M.D., is Professor of Urology in the Scott Department of Urology and Chief, Division of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also holds the Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Reproductive Medicine. After graduating from Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania, he earned his M.D. degree and completed residency training at the University of Pennsylvania.  He joined the Baylor faculty as a full professor after completing a two-year fellowship in male reproductive medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.  A pioneer in urological microsurgery, Dr Lipshultz is an internationally recognized expert in the field of male infertility, erectile dysfunction, and male hormone replacement therapy. As a member of Baylor’s faculty, he is a popular teacher and has trained more than 50 fellows now in practice throughout the U.S. Dr. Lipshultz is a well-known author, editor, and lecturer, and has published more than 200 scientific papers, most of them on the subject of male reproduction.  The authoritative textbook of male reproductive medicine and surgery, Infertility in the Male* is in its 4th edition and Urology and the Primary Care Practitioner** is in its 3rd edition.  Dr. Lipshultz currently serves on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals including the journals Urology and The International Journal of Impotence and Research. Active in numerous scientific organizations, Dr. Lipshultz has served as President of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and as President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Research Interest

Microscopic manipulation of sperm and eggs, such as in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection New therapies that increase the concentration or motility of sperm