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Benefits of Membership

The SSMR offers exclusive benefits to members designed to support career growth and leadership in the field of male infertility. Learn more about membership and apply today!

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Fertility & Cancer

Cancer, and its treatment, may affect your ability to father children. Learn more about fertility options for men before and after cancer treatment.

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Male Infertility

A male factor is solely responsible in about 20% of infertile couples and contributory in another 30-40%. The SSMR is dedicated to the study and advancement of male infertility causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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News & Events

2019 SSMR Award Winners

Posted: July 19, 2019
Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!

New Online Course for Urology Researchers Seeking NIH Funding

Posted: December 3, 2018
The AUA’s “Writing A Successful Career Development Award Application” course is written by NIH-funded urology researchers and wil...

Expansion of Online Resources for the Urologic Research Community

Posted: July 11, 2018
We’ve recently redesigned our website to host a more robust set of resources for the urologic research community, including current funding o...

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  • Excellent scientific programs with continuing medical education on current and controversial issues of a scientific and ethical nature.
  • Networking opportunities with SSMR members and other experts in the field of sexual medicine and related topics through meetings and an annual banquet.
  • Exclusive listing on the SSMR "Find a Doc" page of the SSMR website.

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For Patients

You’re not alone. The SSMR offers a network of specialists, support services, and information to help you on your path to fertility.

Vasectomy Reversal

Vasectomy Reversal is surgery to reconnect the vas deferens, the tubular structure that transports sperm, after a vasectomy has been performed. This procedure helps to restore a couple’s ability to conceive naturally. Success rates are dependent upon the numbers of years since the vasectomy was performed. Pregnancy rates range from 30 – 76% depending on the vasectomy time interval and other key factors. There is no interval of time after which a vasectomy cannot successfully be reversed. This operation should be performed only by urologists who are qualified and specifically trained in microsurgery.

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Member Bulletin

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