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Discovery Health Channel June 2004 Documentary“Infertile couples from all over the world come to St. Louis, Missouri, to chase their dream, because Dr. Sherman Silber and his team are simply the best there is.” – Discovery Health Channel June 2004 Documentary

Dr. Sherman J. Silber, researcher, clinical specialist, and pioneer in infertility treatments such as microscopic vasectomy reversal, intra cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), sperm aspiration, embryo freezing, sperm freezing

Dr. Sherman Silber, a renowned pioneer in microsurgery and infertility, is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on IVF, mini-IVF, sperm retrieval, ICSI, vasectomy reversal, male infertility, tubal ligation reversal, egg and embryo freezing, ovary transplantation and the reproductive biological clock. He performed the world’s first microsurgical vasectomy reversal, as well as the first testicle transplant, in the 70’s and now in the current century, the world’s first ovary transplant. He was the first to develop the TESE and MESA techniques for retrieving testicular and epididymal sperm in azoospermic men. He headed the clinical MIT team that first mapped and sequenced the Y chromosome in infertile men and discovered the now famous DAZ gene for male fertility. His research includes also the study of reproduction and fertility in zoo animals and endangered species. Most recently he has perfected the preservation of fertility for cancer patients with ovarian freezing and transplantation and thereby figured out how to extend the reproductive biological clock of women. He has helped pioneer minimal ovarian stimulation to reduce IVF Costs. He has even recently answered the age-old question of why the dinosaurs went extinct by extending his research on male infertility and the Y chromosome, discovering that the change in earth temperature 65,000,000 years ago led to the birth of a skewed male/female sex ratio.

Dr. Silber has treated many thousands of infertile couples who travel to St. Louis daily from all over the world. His patients come from every state in the U.S.A., all over Europe, South America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. His patients include doctors, teachers, rock stars, secretaries, politicians, astronauts, movie stars, scientists, truck drivers, lawyers, migrant fruit pickers, CEO’s, princes and kings.

Cover of How to Get Pregnant, by Dr. Sherman J. Silber

He is the author of three medical textbooks, five best-selling books for the layman and more than 200 scientific papers on human infertility and reproduction. His most recent book, “How to Get Pregnant”, published by Little, Brown and Company in 2007, is a completely revised and updated edition of his classic series of “How To Get Pregnant” books, which have been major bestsellers in the United States. Dr. Silber’s books have been published in English, Spanish, German, and Russian. He has appeared on the Donahue Show, Gary Collins, Peter Jennings ABC Nightly News, Oprah, Charlie Rose and Ted Koppel Nightline. He has been a consultant numerous times on the Joan River Show and ABC News, and has been a regular contributor many times on CNN, KMOX, WOR, and NPR radio.

Dr. Silber went to medical school at the University of Michigan, did post-graduate training at Stanford University, and then again at the University of Michigan. From 1967 to 1969, he provided medical care via the U. S. Public Health Service to Eskimos, Indians, and Aleuts. Then he taught at the University of Melbourne Medical School in Australia, and later at the University of California Medical School in San Francisco. He is a scientific collaborator at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a full professor at the University of Amsterdam, and at the Kato Clinic in Tokyo. His major clinical medical practice is at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He always gives credit for his amazing surgical dexterity to the training he received during medical school from an uneducated but brilliant Black janitor who washed instruments at the animal lab at the University of Michigan.

See also:

"Fertility: stop all the clocks" from The London Daily Telegraph Sunday Magazine

"Fertility: stop all the clocks" from The London Daily Telegraph Sunday Magazine

"Bearing Dreams: How one doctor turned St. Louis into the infertility treatment capital of the world" from St. Louis Commerce magazine.

"Bearing Dreams: How one doctor turned St. Louis into the infertility treatment capital of the world" from St. Louis Commerce magazine.

Fertility expert Dr. Sherman Silber gives hope to infertile men and women

Fertility expert Dr. Sherman Silber gives hope to infertile men and women

Dr. Silber Honors His Early Teacher on NBC News Today Show

Dr. Silber Honors His Early Teacher on NBC News Today Show.

Cover story on The Riverfront Times: The Egg Man

The Egg Man - Dr. Sherman Silber says he can extend a woman's fertility by decades. He just needs to freeze her eggs or even a piece of her ovarian tissue. Cover story on The Riverfront Times; October 4, 2007

Read The Wall Street Journal article about Ovary Tissue Freezing

New Way to Extend Fertility: Freeze Ovary Tissue Wall Street Journal; April 26, 2007

Discovery Health Channel June 2004 Documentary

Discovery Health Channel June 2004 Documentary

Read an article from the St. Louis Business Journal

Innovation: Dr. Sherman Silber St. Louis Business Journal; October 5, 2007

Salmon and Bear Reproductive Behavior

Salmon and Bear Reproductive Behavior

Trailer for BBC Documentary - “A Child Against All Odds: Gift of Life” Featuring Dr. Silber

Trailer for BBC Documentary - “A Child Against All Odds: Gift of Life” Featuring Dr. Silber

An Encounter with the Hadzi Bushmen: The Absence of Infertility in Hunter Gatherer Stone Age Societies

An Encounter with the Hadzi Bushmen: The Absence of Infertility in Hunter Gatherer Stone Age Societies

Watch a video About Penguin Reproductive Behavior

Penguin Reproductive Behavior

Reproductive Behavior in African Wildlife

Reproductive Behavior in African Wildlife

Chulitna Lodge - Lake Clark, Alaska

Dr. Chulitna Lodge - Lake Clark, Alaska

42 Years in Alaska: Then and Now

42 Years in Alaska: Then and Now

Building a Home in the Wilderness

Building a Home in the Wilderness

Voices of St. Louis - Profile of Dr. Silber

Read an article from Lifestyles Magazine

Sherman Silber; Be Fruitful and Multiply By Melissa Levine, Lifestyles Magazine

What do Patients Think of Fertility Preservation?

What do Patients Think of Fertility Preservation?

LIVESTRONG Quarterly magazine article, Summer/Fall 2011

"Survivors Reach New Fertile Ground" LIVESTRONG Quarterly magazine, Summer/Fall 2011. Read More

Fertility Road magazine article, March/April 2011

"America is leaps and bounds ahead of the UK when it comes to fertility treatment, particularly in the field of Ovarian Tissue Freezing…" Fertility Road magazine, March/April 2011. Read More

Ovary cryopreservation and transplantation for fertility preservation

Dr. Silber Performs First Ever Ovary Transplant in China. Read More

High Doses of Hormones Faulted in Fertility Care - The New York Times

High Doses of Hormones Faulted in Fertility Care - The New York Times
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Cross-cultural Fertilization: Dr. Sherman Silber Takes His Reproductive Technology to China - St. Louis Magazine

Cross-cultural Fertilization: Dr. Sherman Silber Takes His Reproductive Technology to China - St. Louis Magazine; August 2012
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