PGD - Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis MVR - Microscopic Vasectomy Reversal ART Pregnancy Rates Sheet IVF - In Vitro Fertilization ICSI - Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection Tubal Ligation Reversal Vasectomy Reversal vs. Sperm Injection: Dr. Silber’s Analysis Sperm, Embryo, and Ovarian Tissue Freezing and Storage Understanding Infertility Treatment Statistics Video:  Dr. Silber explains Assisted Reproductive Technology "How To Get Pregnant" - Dr. Silber's book "What’s New in Infertility" - Commentary by Dr. Silber Sperm Aspiration for ICSI Blastocyst Culture Video and Audio Library GIFT - Gamete Intra Fallopian Transfer Video:  Dr. Silber explains Microscopic Vasectomy Reversal Bibliography of Dr. Silber Biography of Dr. Silber Radio:  The biological clock discussed with Joan Hamburg TV:  Ovarian tissue transplantation on Montel Williams Preserving Your Fertility TV:  Antral Follicle Count (egg counting) TV:  Freezing the Biological Clock TV:  How to Find Out Where You Are On Your Biological Clock TV:  Dr. Silber Honors His Early Teacher on NBC News Today Show Dr. Silber explains egg and ovary banking to preserve fertility Whole Ovary Transplant Between Non-identical Sisters - Channel 11 St. Louis News Video Clip Whole Ovary Transplant Between Non-identical Sisters - Fox News St. Louis Video Clip Mini-IVF - Fox News St. Louis Video Clip
The Infertility Center of St. Louis

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Name, Address, Telephone
Present Institutions
Birthdate, Place of Birth, Citizenship
Academic Degrees
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Licenses
Religious Affiliation
Surgical Specialty
Specialty Boards
Internship
Military Service
Residency
Previous Academic Appointments
Medical Organizations
Awards
Professorships
Guest Lectureships

Name:

  • Sherman J. Silber, M.D.

Address:

  • 224 S. Woods Mill Road, Suite 730, St. Louis, Missouri 63017, U.S.A.

Telephone:

  • 314-576-1400

Present Institutions:

  • Urologist and reproductive microsurgeon: St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Director of Infertility Center of St. Louis and IVF Program: St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Consultant in IVF: Dutch-Speaking Free University, Brussels, Belgium
  • Consultant in Male Infertility, Tel Hashomer Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Associate Director New Hope Infertility Center; New York, NY
  • Consultant to Kato Ladies Clinic; Tokyo, Japan
  • Consultant to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA
  • Consultant to ABC News, NPR St. Louis, KMOX Radio, FOX News, BBC, Wall Street Journal, St. Louis Zoo, Tulsa Zoo, National Zoo in Washington, DC.

Birthdate:

  • December 18, 1941

Place of Birth:

  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Citizenship:

  • U.S.A.

Academic Degrees:

  • Diploma from Hyde Park High School, South Side, Chicago, Illinois
  • B.A. from University of Michigan, April 30, 1966
    • graduated Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: English
  • M.D. from University of Michigan, June 11, 1966

Post-Graduate Training:

  • Surgical Internship - Stanford University, 1966 - 1967
  • U. S. Public Health Service in Alaska - Gynecology Assistant 1967 - 1969
  • Nephrology - University of Michigan, 1969 - 1970
  • Urology - University of Michigan, 1970 - 1973
  • Basic Laboratory - University of Melbourne (and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute), 1973 - 1974

Medical Licenses:

  • Alaska
  • California
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • New York

Religious Affiliation:

  • Jewish

Surgical Speciality:

  • Genito-urinary since July, 1969

Specialty Boards:

  • American Board of Urology, certification Feb. 9, 1977
  • American Urologic Association, 1978

Internship:

  • Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, California
    • July, 1966 - July, 1967
    • Straight rotating surgery internship

Military Service:

  • Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
    • Alaska Native Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska
    • General Surgery: July 1967 - July 1968
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology: July 1968 - July 1969

Residency:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Department of Urology, Jack Lapides, M.D., Chairman
    • Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Kidney Transplant: July 1969 - 1970
    • Urology: July 1970 - July 1973 with Microsurgical Research

Previous Academic Appointments:

  1. University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Assistant Surgeon, Department of Surgery
    • July 1973 - October 1974
    • Transplantation & Immunology
      • a) Walter & Eliza Hall Institute worked with J.F.A.P. Miller
      • b) Dept. of Surgery, Univ. of Melbourne worked with Mr. Peter Morris and Professor Morris Ewing
    • Pediatric Urology
      • a) Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne worked with Mr. Douglas Stephens
  2. University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California, Assistant Professor of Urology and Vice Chairman Division of Urology and Chief of Urology, Veterans Administration Hospital October 1974 - May 1976, San Francisco, California
  3. Office of Technology Assessment Congress of the United States, Appointed 8/86 to Advisory Panel - Infertility Prevention and Treatment Biological Applications Program

Medical Organizations:

  • American Association of Bioanalysts
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • American Urological Association
  • Australian Fertility Society
  • European Society for Human Reproduction and Embrylogy
  • Korean Urological Association, Honorary Member
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society
  • Royal Society of Medicine, England

Professorships:

  • Full Professor, Ob/Gyn Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, awarded January 2010.

Awards:

  • Hopwood Literary Award for Short Stories and Essays University of Michigan, 1965
  • Travel Fellowship, International College of Surgeons, 1973
  • Travel Fellowship, Michigan Chapter of American College of Surgeons for First Prize Resident Day Competition, May 1973
  • First Prize, Detroit Chapter American Urological Association, Resident Day Competition, May 1973
  • First Prize, Western Section American Urological Association, Motion Picture Transurethral Prostatectomy: An Anatomic Approach, 1978
  • American Medical Writers Association, Medical Books Award Competition, Trade Category Honorable Mention for THE MALE: FROM INFANCY TO OLD AGE, 1982
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society's 1983 Practicing Physician's Award for presentation of paper "Reversal of Tubal Sterilization - Five Year Follow-Up", annual meeting, October 1983
  • American Fertility Society, "Best Urological Film" MICROSURGERY FOR MALE STERILITY, annual meeting, 1985
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society's Practicing Physician's Award for paper "Congenital Absence of the Vas Deferens: Studies on the Fertilizing Capacity of Human Epididymal Sperm", 1989
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "Best Video in the Urology Category" entitled "Sperm Retrieval Techniques," annual meeting, 1999
  • Established Clinician Award; ESHRE, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2005
  • Top Five Infertility Programs in the United States, Child Magazine, July 2005
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine “Society for Reproductive Surgeons Prize Paper” on “ovarian transplantation, 61st Annual Meeting of ASRM in Montreal, Canada, October 15 - 19, 2005

Guest Lectureships:

  • St. Louis Surgical Society: Microsurgery, November 2, 1976, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Program for Applied Research in Fertility Regulation (PARFR) 1977 meeting, December 3 - 6, 1977, San Francisco, California.
  • First International Multi-Specialty Microsurgery Symposium, sponsored by Ethicon, December 16, 1977, New York City.
  • Tenth Annual Matt Weiss Symposium, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, May 11 - 12, 1978, St. Louis, MO.
  • Annual Distinguished Lectureship in Reproductive Medicine: Microsurgery of the Male and Female Reproductive Tracts, sponsored by the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, July 21, 1978, Houston, Texas.
  • New York Academy of Medicine: Microsurgery in Urology, October 18, 1978, New York City.
  • Microsurgery as Applied to Replantation, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Gynecology, and Urology, sponsored by University of Colorado, Colorado Hand Surgery Education and Research Foundation, February 9 - 12, 1979, Denver, Colorado.
  • Microsurgery for the Urologist, sponsored by the University of Louisville, March 5 - 9, 1979, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • International Symposium on Fertility/Sterility, Medical University of South Carolina, August 8 - 12, 1979, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • International Fertility Research Program, Program for Applied Research on Fertility Regulation (PARFR); 1979 Meeting; December 8 - 9, 1979, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
  • Microsurgery for the Urologist, sponsored by the University of Louisville, October 6 - 10, 1980, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Progress in Reproductive Biology, sponosred by the Universite Louis Pasteur, October 24 - 25, 1980, Strasbourg, France.
  • Controversies in Clinical Urology, sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, March 6, 1981, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Missouri State Medical Association 123rd Annual Session, April 10, 1981, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • First Workshop in Fertility Surgery, sponsored by the Mount Sinai Medical Center, September 19, 1981, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Advances in Renal and Microvascular Surgery, sponsored by the American Urological Association, Cleveland Clinic, October 3, 1981, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Microsurgery in Urology, sponosred by the Italian Society of Microsurgery, 6th Congress, October 15 - 17, 1981, Padua, Italy.
  • Visiting Professor, University of Manitoba, Department of Surgery, December 4, 1981, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • American College of Surgeons, Manitoba Chapter, Annual Meeting, December 5, 1981, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • American Fertility Society 1982 Annual Meeting, Round Table, March 20 - 24, 1982, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery, Presbyterian Hospital, May 24 - 28, 1982, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Therapy in Andrology, University of Pisa, June 21 - 24, 1982, Pisa, Italy.
  • Symposium Microchirurgie de la Sterilite', November 8 - 9, 1982, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Congres de 10eme Anniversaire de Revue Contraception-Fertilite-Sexualite, November 11 - 14, 1982, Paris, France.
  • American Society of Andrology, Postgraduate Course, March 22, 1983, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • First International Symposium on Reproductive Medicine, Octobe 4-6, 1984, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • New Technologies in Urology, sponosred by New York University, November 17, 1984, New York.
  • Third International Congress of Andrology, April 29-May 2, 1985, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • International Workshop on Male Contraception, Program for Applied Research on Fertility Regulation, (PARFR), May 28 - 31, 1985, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • American Fertility Society, 41st Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 2, 1985, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Sixth Annual Microsurgery Symposium, sponsored by Southern Baptist Hospital, February 8- 10, 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • American Urological Association, 81st Annual Meeting, May 18 - 22, 1986, New York.
  • American Fertility Society, 42nd Annual Meeting, September 28-October 2, 1986, Toronto, Canada.
  • 5th Annual Scientific Meeting and Microsurgery Symposium, Australian Fertility Society, November 29 - December 5, 1986, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Amerian Society of Andrology, Annual Meeting, March 4-9, 1987, Denver, Colorado.
  • Australian Society for the Psychosomatic Aspects of Reproductive Medicine and the Biological Sciences Symposium of the Family Planning Federation of Australia, March 19-22, 1987, Launceston, Australia.
  • American Fertility Society, Post Graduate Course, "Controversies in Reproductive Medicine", May 7-9, 1987, Orlando, Florida.
  • American Fertility Society, 43rd Annual Meeting, September 26 - October 2, 1987, Reno, Nevada.
  • Educational Confederation of St. Louis, 5th Annual Faculty Day, October 23, 1987.
  • St. Luke's Hospital, Department of Ob/Gyn, "Pelviscopic Surgery and Laser Endoscopy," October 30 - 31, 1987.
  • RESOLVE Symposium, "Infertility in the 80's," Resolve Chapter of Northeastern Wisconsin, November 7, 1987, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • American Association of Gynecological Endoscopists, 16th Annual Meeting, November 12 - 15, 1987, San Francisco, California.
  • American Society of Andrology, Annual Meeting, March 26 - 29, 1988, Houston, Texas.
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society, Annual Meeting, April 13 - 17, 1988, Palm Springs, California.
  • All Union Research Center, Medical Academy of U.S.S.R., Moscow, by invitation, June, 1988.
  • "Having Babies in the 80's," St. Luke's Hospital Institute for Health Education, October 5, 1988, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • International Conference on Reproductive Endocrinology, October 25 - 29, 1988, Beijing, China.
  • International Symposium on Gamete Physiology, sponosred by Serono, November 6 - 10, 1988, Newport Beach, California.
  • Infertility Update V, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, November 12, 1988, LaJolla, California.
  • American Fertility Society, 44th Annual Meeting, October 7 - 12, 1988, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer, VIth World Congress, April 2 - 7, 1989, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society, Annual Meeting, April 12 - 16, 1989, Palm Springs, California.
  • American Society of Andrology, April 13 - 16, 1989, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • International Congress of Andrology, May 14 - 18, 1989, Florence, Italy.
  • First International Conference on GIFT, June 8 - 10, 1989, Rapallo, Italy.
  • American Fertility Society, 45th Annual Meeting, November 11 - 16, 1989, San Francisco, California.
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses, March 13, 1990, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • The Society of Reproductive Surgeons Post Graduate Course entitled "Diagnostic and Surgical Therapies in Male Reproduction: What's Old and What's New in Male Infertility and Impotency," March 16 - 18, 1990, New York, New York.
  • Technological Advances in Infertility Management Post Graduate Course, Harvard University, June 6- 8, 1990, Boston, Masschusetts.
  • First International Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Singapore, September 20 - 23, 1990.
  • American Fertility Society, 46th Annual Meeting, 23rd Post Graduate Program, October 15 - 18, 1990, Washington, D.C.
  • Fourth Annual Symposium and Workshop on Operative Laparoscopy, Pelviscopic Surgery and Laser Endoscopy Advances, Complication and Controversies; The Laser Institute of St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, October 26 - 27, 1991.
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies International Symposiu, NYU/IVF Australia, May 18, 1991, New York.
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons Subcommittee on Post Graduate Education Meeting on Surgical Andrology, London, May 29 - 31, 1991.
  • 7th World Congress In Vitro Fertilization and Assisted Procreation and 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Paris, France, June 29 - July 3, 1991.
  • Northern California Association for Reproductive Biologists, San Francisco, California, August 8 - 9, 1991.
  • American Fertility Society, 47th Annual Meeting - 24th Post Graduate Program, Orlando, Florida, October 19 - 24, 1991.
  • Third International Annual Symposium on IVF and Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 10- 12, 1992.
  • American Fertility Society, 48th Annual Meeting - 25th Post Graduate Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 31 - November 5, 1992.
  • Symposium on Advanced Assisted Reproductive Techniques for the Infertile Male. Satellite Meeting of The Fertility Society of Australia, Adelaide, Australia, November 30 - December 1, 1992.
  • Eleventh Scientific Meeting of The Fertility Society of Australia, Adelaide, Australia, December 1 - 5, 1992.
  • 18th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Tampa, Florida, April 16 - 19, 1993.
  • XIIth Meeting on Fertility and Sterility, Genoa, Italy, May 13 - 15, 1993.
  • VIIIth World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization and Alternate Assisted Reproduction, Kyoto, Japan, September 12 - 15, 1993.
  • RESOLVE - Central New Jersey Chapter, Newark, New Jersey, October 2 - 3, 1993.
  • American Fertility Society, 49th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 9 - 14, 1993.
  • RESOLVE - St. Louis Chapter, St. Louis, Missouri, October 21, 1993.
  • 7th Annual Symposium and Workshop on Gynecologic Endoscopy, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, October 22-23, 1993.
  • St. Luke's Hospital, Department of Surgery Conference, Chesterfield, Missouri, November 8, 1993.
  • RESOLVE - South Texas Chapter. San Antonio, Texas, November 12 - 13, 1993.
  • ESHRE Workshop on Regulation of Fertility,Jerusalem, Israel, April 17 - 20, 1994.
  • Ares Serono Symposia: Male Factor in HumanInfertility, Paris, France, April 20 - 23, 1994.
  • Xth Annual Meeting of European Society of HumanReproduction and Embryology, Brussels, Belgium,June 25 - 30, 1994.
  • ICSI Symposium and Fertility Society of AustraliaAnnual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, September 30 - October 4, 1994.
  • ESHRE Workshop, Brussels, Belgium,October 20, 1994.
  • American Fertility Society, 50th Annual Meeting,San Antonio, Texas, November 5 - 10, 1994.
  • Symposium: Epididymis: Role and Importance inMale Infertility Treatment, Deauville, France,December 2, 1994.
  • IXth World Congress on IVF and ART, Vienna,Austria, April 3 - 7, 1995.
  • XIth Annual Meeting of European Society of HumanReproduction and Embryology, Hamburg, Germany,June 28 - July 1, 1995.
  • IXth World Congress on IVF and ART, Vienna,Austria, April 2 - 7, 1995.
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (formerly American Fertility Society), 51st AnnualMeeting, Seattle, Washington, October 7 - 12, 1995.
  • 1996 Seminar on Male Factor Infertility and Preimplantation Diagnosis, Seoul, Korea, March 8 - 12, 1996.
  • Symposium on Jewish Medical Ethics, Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, March 24, 1996.
  • Assisted Reproduction: State-of-the-Art Then and Now. Chicago, Illinois, May 3-4, 1996.
  • IXth World Congress on Human Reproduction. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 28 - June 1, 996.
  • Annual Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, September 4 - 11, 1996.
  • International Symposium on ICSI, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 18 - 22, 1996.
  • 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2 - 7, 1996.
  • 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Middle East Fertility Society, Manama, Bahrain, November 25-30, 1996.
  • International Congress on Azoospermia, Rome, Italy, January 24 - 25, 1997.
  • Workshop on ICSI and Azoospermia, Rome, Italy, April 25 - 26, 1997.
  • 10th World Congress on Assisted Reproductive Techniques and In Vitro Fertilization, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 24 - 28, 1997.
  • ESHRE Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 22 - 25, 1997.
  • 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 18 - 23, 1997.
  • Conference on Treatment of Infertility: The New Frontiers, Boca Raton, Florida, January 22 - 24, 1998.
  • Serono Symposia: Male Sterility for Motility Disorders, Paris, France, January 30 - 31, 1998.
  • St. Louis Science Center Lecture, St. Louis, Missouri, April 5, 1998.
  • Serono Symposia: Pioneers of Ideas and Ideas of Pioneers, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 21 - 24, 1998.
  • Pacific Coast Fertility Society Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, California, April 24 - 26, 1998.
  • ESHRE Annual Meeting, Goteborg, Sweden, June 21 - 24, 1998.
  • Annual Meeting of American Association of Bioanalysts, Wichita, KS, June 27, 1998.
  • ESHRE Campus Symposium, Tel Aviv, Israel, September 9 - 10, 1998.
  • Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society, Cairo, Egypt, September 22 - 26, 1998.
  • "Use of Spermatids" Workshop, London, England, September 26, 1999.
  • 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and also 16th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility, San Francisco, California, October 3 - 8, 1998.
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Portland, Oregon, October 16 - 18, 1998.
  • 1st Symposium on Male Reproduction and Andrology, Tel Aviv, Israel, January 27 - February 7, 1999.
  • Frontiers in Reproductive Endocrinology Update, Washington, D.C., March 18 - 21, 1999.
  • Serono Testis Workshop, Louisville, Kentucky, April 7 - 10, 1999.
  • American Society of Andrology, Louisville, Kentucky, April 11 - 13, 1999.
  • 11th World Congress on IVF and Human Reproductive Genetics, Sydney, Australia, April 25 - May 15, 1999.
  • American Association of Bioanalysts Meeting, San Diego, California, May 21 - 22, 1999.
  • ESHRE Annual Meeting, Tours, France, June 26 - July 1, 1999.
  • 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, Canada, September 25-29, 1999.
  • Jewish Book Festival, St. Louis, MO, November 14, 1999.
  • International Serono Symposium on ART and the Human Blastocyst, Dana Point, CA, March 30 - April 2, 2000.
  • International Congress on Reproductive Medicine, Ob/Gyn: Challenges in the 3rd Millenium, Tel Aviv, Israel, April 11-14, 2000.
  • Third Asian/Oceanic Andrology Congress, Makuhari, Japan, May 24-27, 2000.
  • Serono Third International Symposium in Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, Bologna, Italy, June 22-23, 2000.
  • ESHRE 2000 Annual Meeting, Bologna, Italy, June 20-27, 2000.
  • Sixth Annual Conference on Reproductive Medicine in the New Millenium, Cairo, Egypt, September 21-22, 2000.
  • 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and Post-Graduate Course on “ART in the New Millenium: Challenges and Controversies in Science and Practice,” San Diego, CA, October 21-25, 2000.
  • 2nd International Symposium on Reproduction and Andrology, Tel Aviv, Israel, January 9 - 21, 2001.
  • International Meeting on Assisted Reproduction, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 16 - 30, 2001.
  • ESHRE 2001 Annual Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 28 - July 6, 2001.
  • 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Orlando, FL, October 19 - 25, 2001.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, December 16 - 19, 2001.
  • Reproductive Biology Associates, Atlanta, GA, December 19 - 21, 2001.
  • Presentation for New York University Medical Center, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology on “Transmission of male infertility to future generations: Lessons from the Y chromosome.” New York, NY -February 5, 2002.
  • The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA - Research Meeting with Professors Malcom Faddy and Roger Gosden, February 10 - 13, 2002.
  • 12th World Congress on IVF and Molecular Reproduction, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presented lectures on “Evolution of the X and Y chromosomes and their relationship to male infertility” and “Genetics of embryos derived from the sperm of men with non-obstructive azoospermia.” March 16 - 19, 2002.
  • Serono Symposium - ICSI: 10 Years After First Birth. Presented lecture on “Predictive value for finding sperm.” Brussels, Belgium, April 10 - 14, 2002.
  • 4th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Presented lecture on “Transmission of male infertility to future generations: Lessons from the Y chromosome.” Cyprus, April 10 - 13, 2002.
  • Serono Symposium - Biotechnology of Human Reproduction: From Research to Clinical Application. Presented lecture on “Cryopreservation and transplantation of human testicular biopsies.” Torino, Italy, May 10 - 11, 2002.
  • American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Society for the Study of Male Reproduction. Panel member for Panel Discussion on “Management issues in male infertility assessment and treatment.” Orlando, FL, May 25 - 28, 2002.
  • Lecture at St. Barnabas Hospital on “Testicular and ovarian tissue and germ cell freezing and transplantation.” West Orange, NJ - May 31, 2002.
  • Lecture for New York University Program for IVF on “Evolution of the sex chromosomes and the extinction of the dinosaurs.” Weehawken, New Jersey – June 4, 2002.
  • PhD Thesis Defense Committee of Jan DeVries, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 24 - 28, 2002.
  • ESHRE 2002 Annual Meeting. Presented lecture on “Chromosomal abnormalities in embryos derived from TESE.” Vienna, Austria, June 28 - July 4, 2002.
  • 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Instructor in SART Postgraduate Program on topic of “IVF and genetics: The abyss - optimizing ART. Seattle, WA, October 10-17, 2002.
  • St. Barnabas Hospital. Lecture on “Evolution of sex chromosomes and the extinction of the dinosaurs.” West Orange, NJ - November 1-2, 2002.
  • Valley Hospital Center for IVF, Satellite of New York University IVF Program. Lecture on “Evolution of X and Y chromosomes and the extinction of the dinosaurs.” Paramus, NJ - November 6, 2002.
  • New York Society for Reproductive Medicine (Dr. Fred Licciardi). Lecture on “Latest findings and controversial findings in male infertility. New York, NY - December 4, 2002.
  • New York University Medical Center Program for IVF. Lecture for “Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds” on “Treatment of male infertility and the human genome project.” New York, NY - February 5, 2003.
  • Columbia University, Fellows Forum at the Center for Women’s Reproductive Care.” Lecture on “Diagnosis and treatment of male infertility.” New York, NY - February 5, 2003.
  • Thirty-Third Annual Conference of ISFAHSIM (The International Society for Advancement of Humanistic Studies in Medicine. Steamboat Springs, CO - March 16 - 18, 2003.
  • Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology, Phoenix, AZ, March 26 - April 2, 2003.
  • ESHRE 2003 Annual Meeting in Madrid, Spain - June 29 - July 2, 2003.
  • Serono Symposium of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Santa Barbara, CA, July 12 - 13, 2003.
  • International European Academy of Andrology Symposium, Florence, Italy, October 2 - 4, 2003.
  • XIth Reinier de Graaf Symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 7 - 11, 2003.
  • Defense of These of Doctorate Thesis of Sjoerd Repping, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, October 7 - 11, 2003.
  • 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, October 11 - 15, 2003.
  • 5th International Congress of A-PART (Association of Private Assisted Reproductive Technology), Tokyo, Japan, October 22 - 26, 2003.
  • International Congress on Update on Infertility, Mumbai, India, November 10-21, 2003.
  • The Henry O. Rappold Symposium - A Look Into The Future… New Advances in the Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO - February 27-28, 2004.
  • CEGYR 5th Magisterial Tribune: Andrology and the Andrologist in the post-Assisted Reproduction Technology Era. Clinical, Genetic and Molecular Aspects - April 14 - 16, 2004 - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Grand Rounds at New York University Medical Center, Ob/Gyn Department held in New York City - May 5, 2004.
  • ESHRE 2004 Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany - June 25 - July 2, 2004.
  • Reproductive Health Conference in the 21st Century at Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University held in Cambridge, MA - October 14 - 16, 2004.
  • 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine held in Philadelphia, PA - October 16 - 20, 2004.
  • St. Louis Science Center Lecture on Reproductive Options in the Real World held in St. Louis, MO - November 11, 2004.
  • Tulsa Zoo Lecture in Tulsa, OK - March 25 - 27, 2005.
  • 6th International Symposium on Preimplantation Genetics held in London, England - May 17 - 21, 2005.
  • ESHRE 2005 Annual Meeting held in Copenhagen, Denmark - June 11 - 28, 2005.
  • Michigan Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertilty, Detroit, MI - November 17 - 18, 2005.
  • 12th Annual Meeting of The Middle East Fertility Society, ART from Evolution to Revolution, Luxor, Egypt - November 23 - 26, 2005.
  • The First Seven Days Symposium - From Gametes to Blastocyst and Stem Cell, Tampa, FL - April 25 - 28, 2006.
  • ESHRE 2006 Annual Meeting held in Prague, Czech Republic - June 16 - 22, 2006.
  • Serono Symposia Intl Foundation Conference on: Reproduction and Malignant Disease, Barcelona, Spain / September 14 - 17, 2006.
  • 11th Annual Meeting of the Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society, Cairo, Egypt / September 5 - 10, 2006.
  • Reproduction & Malignant Diseases, Serono International Symposia, Barcelona, Spain / September 14 – 17, 2006.
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, New Orleans, LA / October 20 25, 2006.
  • AAGL 35th Annual Meeting – Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (Keynote Speaker), Las Vegas, Nevada / November 6 – 9, 2006.
  • Lecture on Ovarian transplantation and cryopreservation presented at 3rd Biennial Review of Preimplantation Embryology, Puerto Rico / January 3 – 7, 2007.
  • 2nd International Symposium on Stem Cells, Guadalajara, Mexico / February 8 – 11, 2007.
  • Invited surgeon for vasectomy reversal on rare and endangered species, Przewalski stallion, at National Zoo in Washington DC / March 21 - 23, 2007.
  • Lecture at International Symposium on Cancer & Reproduction, Valencia, Spain / March 23 – 28, 2007.
  • Lecture at Annual Meeting of Jordanian Society for Fertility and Genetics, Amman, Jordan / April 3 – 9, 2007.
  • Invited surgeon for open-ended vasectomy on gorilla at Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA / June 9 – 10, 2007.
  • Sex education talks at MICDS secondary school in St. Louis, MO / 1982 to Present.
  • ESHRE 2007 Annual Meeting held in Lyon, France. Presented paper on “Eleven cases of ovarian transplantation in humans: Cortical grafting versus intact ovary transplantation using microvascular anastomosis” June 30 – July 5, 2007.
  • Lecture at 14th World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization and 3rd World Congress on In Vitro Maturation, Montreal, Canada / September 15-19, 2007.
  • Lecture at Biosymposia Inc. Meeting on Oocytes, ovary and transplantation: New discoveries applied to fertility preservation, Boston, MA / September 27-29, 2007.
  • Invited surgeon for second part of vasectomy reversal on rare and endangered species, Przewalski stallion, at National Zoo in Washington DC / October 11-12, 2007.
  • 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Washington DC / October 13-17, 2007.
  • 5th Russian Congress of Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Moscow, Russia / May 13-16, 2008.
  • Meeting of the National Congress of Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Antalya, Turkey / May 16-19, 2008.
  • ESHRE 2008 in Barcelona, Spain. Presented paper on “Successful vitrification method for ovarian tissue: cortical transplantation, July 5-10, 2008.
  • 11th International Fragile X Conference, St. Louis, MO. Presented lecture entitled “Premature ovarian failure (POF) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD),” July 24, 2008.
  • The Professional Organization of Metro St. Louis Area Sonographers, St. Louis, MO. Presented lecture entitled “Beating our biological clock with ultrasound and egg freezing” – July 31, 2008.
  • 25 Years of IVF at UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium – Invited Speaker re “Testicular sperm extraction” – Brussels, Belgium – September 2008.
  • Keynote speaker at Oncofertility Consortium Conference 2008 in Chicago, IL re “Freezing and transplantation of ovarian tissue” – September 2008.
  • 13th Annual Conference of the Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society – Reproductive Health: Lessons from the Past and Hopes for the Future. Presented lectures on “Update on TESE for non-obstructive azoospermia” and “Ovarian reserve and preservation of fertility” – Cairo, Egypt – October 2008.
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2008 Fall Conference. Presented keynote address on “Ovarian transplantation” – Las Vegas, NV – October 2008.
  • 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Received “prize paper” award for lecture on Successful Pregnancy after Whole Ovary Microvascular Transplantation” – San Francisco, CA – November 2008.
  • Challenges in Testicular Pathology Meeting, Academic Medical Center at University of Amsterdam. Presented lecture on “TESE and Beyond,” – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – January 2009.
  • “Infertility for Dummies” Morning Conference Lecture at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, March 13, 2009.
  • ISIVF 2009 Congress. Lecture on “Fresh and Frozen Ovary Transplantation – Geneva, Switzerland – April 2009.
  • ESHRE 2009 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Guest Lecture on “Ovarian transplantation: two new techniques give greatly improved results in this delicate operation” – June 26 – July 1, 2009.
  • 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Video Lecture on “Auto-transplantation of thawed ovarian tissue, frozen 10 years earlier in a young cancer patient” – Atlanta, Georgia – October 2009.
  • British Andrology Society Meeting. Lecture on “Sperm Surgery – the Best Ways of Retrieving Sperm” – Belfast, Northern Ireland – November 2009.
  • 2009 Meeting of the Japan Society for Reproductive Medicine – Lecture on “Fresh and Frozen Ovary Transplantation” – Kanazawa, Japan – November 2009.
  • 2009 Meeting of the World Congress on Fertility Preservation – Lecture on “Transplantation of fresh ovarian tissue: cortical grafts versus whole ovary? – Brussels, Belgium – December 2009.