Dr. Stephen Lazarou — the head of Boston IVF's Male Infertility Clinic — is also a Clinical Instructor of Urology at Harvard Medical School and an active staff member at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Lazarou is board-certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in a full range of evaluations and treatment in male reproductive medicine, including fertility preservation for cancer patients, treatment of severe male factor infertility, treatment of men with clinical hypogonadism (symptoms of low testosterone), and sexual dysfunction. Additionally, he is trained in advanced microsurgery of the male reproductive system.
He completed his fellowship in Male Infertility and Andrology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston.
He actively lectures on various topics in male reproductive medicine, has written numerous medical articles, and recently co-authored a book chapter on the effect of advancing age on male reproduction.
Dr. Lazarou is a member of several professional organizations including the American Urological Association, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the New England Fertility Society, the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, and the Sexual Medicine Society. He has written numerous medical articles and recently co-authored a book chapter on the effect of advancing age on male reproduction.
To learn more about Dr. Lazarou, click here to visit his male infertility treatment website.
Why Did You Become a Fertility Expert?
I was inspired by the science of male reproductive medicine and how that translates into quality patient care.
What About Boston IVF Makes You Proud?
The pursuit of excellence using the latest research and technologies and delivering care with respect, privacy, and trust.
What is Your Approach to Patient Care?
Being compassionate, respectful, and committed to a problem-solving approach where patients feel comfortable to inquire and make decisions that best suit their goals.
Have Any Patients Truly Inspired You?
I have had the privilege of knowing many incredible patients. Male cancer survivors who are pursuing fertility with their partners are very inspirational.
Where is the One Place You'd Like to Visit?
I would love to travel to New Zealand some day!
How Do You Spend Your Free Time?
Reading, Hiking, Swimming, Traveling
What’s the Most Recent Book You’ve Read?
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
What Type of Outreach Work Do You Do?
I volunteer for numerous dog rescue organizations.