Paul Turek, MD
Dr. Turek is Director of The Turek Clinics (www.TheTurekClinic.com) men’s health clinics in San Francisco and Beverly Hills. He is a former Professor of Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology at the UCSF and held the Academy of Medical Educators Endowed Chair in Urology Education. Dr. Turek is an internationally recognized authority on issues of men’s sexual and reproductive health. Dr. Turek attended Yale College, followed by Stanford University Medical School. After a urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Turek was fellowship trained at Baylor College of Medicine. His 175 publications include basic research that focuses on germ and stem cell genetics, and epidemiologic studies of men’s sexual and reproductive health problems. An active researcher, he recently received an NIH grant to develop an artificial testicle to make sperm in vitro. He is on the editorial board of several journals and actively reviews for another twenty journals. He has been an Advisory Board member of the national Men’s Health Care Network and the NIH Reproductive Medicine Network and he is the Editor of the Reproductive Volume of Netter’s Images, 2nd Edition. He oversees an active blog on men’s health issues (www.TurekonMensHealth.com). He is Past-President of the American Society of Andrology and of the Society of Male Reproduction and Urology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Société Internationale d'Urologie and the Royal Society of Medicine (U.K). He recently founded a volunteer medical clinic powered by retired physicians for the working uninsured (www.ClinicbytheBay.org) in San Francisco. His hobbies include vintage cars and longboard surfing.