Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Lester and Sue Smith Endowed Fund for Reproductive Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


MD from University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship at University of Texas - Houston Affiliate Hospitals
Reproductive Medicine
Fellowship at Harrison Department of Surgical Research, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Instructor in Urology and Fellow
Internship at University of Pennsylvania
USPHS Urologic Research Trainee
Internship at Pennsylvania Department of Health
Venereal Disease Trainee
Internship at University of Pennsylvania Affiliate Hospitals
Surgical Internship
Fellowship at Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania
USPHS Medical Student Research Fellowship
Fellowship at Department of Neurophysiology, University of Pennsylvania
USPHS Medical Student Research Fellowship
Fellowship at Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
USPHS Medical Student Research Fellowship
B.S. from Franklin & Marshall College


American Board of Urology

Honors & Awards

Research Scholar
Bruce Stewart Memorial Lecturer
Barbara Eck Menning Founder’s Award
Henry Weyrauch Award for the Most Outstanding Paper
Distinguished Contribution Award
Hugh Hampton Young Award
Distinguished Past Scholar Award
Honored as “One of the Most Respected Surgeon-Scientists and Mentors in Urology”
Best Reviewer in 2010 Award
Service Award
Patients’ Choice Physician
Outstanding Reviewer Award
Service Milestone Award
For at least 20 years of service on American Society for Reproductive Medicine Boards and/or Committees
Distinguished Service Award
F. Brantley Scott Award of Excellence

Professional Interests

  • Male Reproductive Medicine
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Vasectomy
  • Male Infertility
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Low Testosterone
  • Peyronie’s
  • Sexual Wellness

Professional Statement

Larry I. Lipshultz, M.D., is Professor of Urology and Chief of the Scott Department of Urology’s Division of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Lipshultz, who holds the Smith Chair in Reproductive Medicine, is a well-known authority on abnormalities of male reproduction, erectile dysfunction, and male hormone production. He received his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania and received fellowship training at The University of Texas at Houston as the first AUA research scholar. Recognized as a leading expert on men’s health, Dr. Lipshultz is a highly respected author and editor, as well as lecturer. Teacher as well as physician, researcher, writer, and editor, Dr. Lipshultz instituted a fellowship training program in male reproductive medicine and surgery that has trained more than 80 physicians who are now in practice both here and abroad.

Selected Publications


American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Formerly the American Fertility Society
American Society of Andrology
Houston Reproductive Society
Houston Urological Society
Harris County Medical Society
American Medical Association
Society of University Urologists
South Central Section of the American Urological Association
Texas Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Urological Association
Urologic Research Society
Society of Reproductive Surgeons
American Association of Tissue Banks
Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons
American Association of Clinical Urologists
American Lithotripsy Society
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
Committee on Male Reproduction, American Urological Association
Medical Advisory Board, Planned Parenthood
Reproductive Research Committee of the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
American Urological Association Prize Essay Committee
Urology Program, American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Medical Advisory Board, March of Dimes Foundation
American Medical Association Division of Drugs
American Board of Urology
Society for Male Reproduction and Urology
American Society for Reproductive Medicine affiliated society
Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Council
Sexual Medicine Society of North America Andropause Committee


Clinical Interests
Male infertility (including evaluation and treatment); erectile dysfunction; genetic causes of infertility; age-related changes in male hormone levels (androgen replacement)
Research Interests
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