Dr. Philip Werthman

Los Angeles, CA
30 years experience male

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Bio

Dr. Werthman is a fellowship-trained andrologist, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and Director of the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine in Century City, Los Angeles. He is the past President of the Los Angeles Urologic Society and has served as former Chief of Urology at Century City Hospital, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at The University of Southern California School of Medicine. As a male infertility specialist, Dr. Werthman has a keen understanding and perspective of the unique issues that confront men who are faced with this unfamiliar and unsettling situation. Dr. Philip Werthman’s practice is limited exclusively to microsurgical vasectomy reversal, no-scalpel vasectomy and the treatment of male infertility. He has performed thousands of microsurgical procedures and well over 2000 no-scalpel vasectomies. He believes that medicine and surgery should be practiced the “old-fashioned” way by giving personal, individualized attention to each couple and spending as much time as needed educating patients as to all the possible options, procedures, alternatives and risks regarding a vasectomy reversal and other methods of conception.

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
30 years experience Urology
Yes: A hydrocele can be corrected through a minor outpatient surgical procedure. The condition is the result of fluid getting trapped in the space between ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
30 years experience Urology
It won't...: Scar tissue doesn't clear up. Hopefully you're referring to swelling after surgery. If a vasovasostomy type of reconnection was performed then it coul ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
30 years experience Urology
It depends...: It depends if ; why it’s low. In the healing phase(approx 6mos) counts can be low, sometimes because the channel that was reconnected is not fully ope ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Werthman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Werthman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Hahnemann Medical College, PA
Graduated 1990MD

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