Dr. Walsh is a UW assistant professor of urology, Director of Male Reproductive and Sexual Medicine, and a leader in Men's Health. He is a surgeon and researcher with expertise in male reproductive and sexual medicine and surgery. His goal is to provide the most innovative medical and surgical care for male infertility, erectile dysfunction and Peyronie's disease.
Patient Care Philosophy
To provide state-of-the-art care for men experiencing infertility or sexual dysfunction.
He believes in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of Male Health conditions. He works closely with experts in female reproductive health to offer comprehensive care to infertile couples. He integrates the most advanced and minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment modalities into his practice.
Scope Of Care
Common conditions treated: male infertility, prior vasectomy, azoospermia, varicocele, ejaculatory dysfunction, ejaculatory duct obstruction, male contraception (vasectomy), male sexual dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease and hypogonadism (low testosterone).
Common surgeries performed: Microscopic and robot assisted vasectomy reversal, minimally invasive sperm retrieval, varicocele ligation, penile vascular surgery, vasectomy (no-scalpel technique), penile reconstructive surgery, penile prosthesis, and Peyronie’s reconstruction.
He loves spending time with his family. He enjoys the outdoors and is an avid cyclist and sailor.
Microscopic vasectomy reversal, advanced sperm retrieval techniques in azoospermic men, no scalpel vasectomy, penile prosthetic surgery, surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease and hormonal therapy for infertility and hypogonadism.
The epidemiology or and risk factors for Male Infertility
Novel physiologic mechanisms of sperm production
Novel approaches for sperm cryopreservation: patient based approaches to maximize sperm recovery
Identification of novel genetic predictors of erectile dysfunction using Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS)
He involves students and surgical residents in all aspects of patient care when appropriate.
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Surgery, Urology
Education & Training
Dr. Walsh completed his undergraduate training at the University of Oregon, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He then received his medical degree from Northwestern University, where he garnered the highest academic honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Dr. Walsh completed his general and urologic surgical training at the UW, during which time he served as a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Scholar and received a master's degree in epidemiology at the UW School of Public Health. He completed a fellowship in male infertility and erectile dysfunction at the University of California, San Francisco and directed the UCSF Center for Male Reproductive Health before returning to UW Medicine.
|University of California, San Francisco, Teaching Appointment
Northwestern University Medical School, Medical education, 2000
UW - Department of Surgery, Internship
UW - Department of Surgery, Residency
UW - Dept. of Urology, Byron Joyner, MD, Residency
Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine, Master, 2004
University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship
|Certification Board Name
|American Board of Urology