Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Urology in the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Pastuszak earned his undergraduate degree at Yale University and completed his MD and PhD at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his urology residency at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship in male reproductive medicine and surgery with Drs. Larry I. Lipshultz and Dolores J. Lamb, also at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Pastuszak specializes in the treatment of male infertility, as well as both male and female sexual dysfunction. His clinical and basic science research focuses on men’s health, with his laboratory investigating the genetic factors that cause male infertility and Peyronie’s disease. In 2011 Dr. Pastuszak was awarded the Urology Care Foundation’s Russell Scott, Jr., MD, and Resident Research Award for his work on male infertility, and he has received numerous other awards for his work. Dr. Pastuszak has authored over 40 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters on men’s reproductive and sexual health, and he is editor of an upcoming textbook entitled Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach, due out in 2016. Dr. Pastuszak is an active member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the American Society of Andrology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and the American Urological Association. In 2014 he became Section Editor for the journals Sexual Medicine and Current Sexual Health Reports. Dr. Pastuszak regularly shares his time and knowledge with the general public. He conducts regular media interviews and is a regular contributor to the Houston Chronicle’s men’s health blog. He is also an entrepreneur, having founded a medical communications company, ConsultLink, which focuses on optimizing patient care team interactions using mobile technologies.