Dr. Harry Fisch
Dr. Harry Fisch is a leading board-certified urologic medical doctor and microsurgeon and an investigator in the epidemiology and mechanisms of infertility and reproduction, male aging and urological cancer diagnosis. He is a clinical professor of urology and reproductive medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College and an international leader in the field of men’s health.
Dr. Fisch’s clinical practice includes treating men with hormonal and reproductive abnormalities and adolescents with disorders associated with future infertility or impaired fertility. Dr. Fisch has pioneered microsurgical techniques for disorders associated with male infertility such as vasectomy reversal and varicocele repair. New York Magazine and Castle Connelly’s List of America’s Top Doctors have each frequently named Dr. Fisch as a Top Doctor for the past 17 years. Dr. Fisch is also at the forefront of efforts to raise public consciousness of men’s health issues. He was the host of the first national radio talk show devoted exclusively to men’s health.
In addition, Dr. Fisch devotes time to publishing in lay media and to serving as a medical expert commentator. For example, important findings by Dr. Fisch on the male biological clock were first published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. These works were then covered by Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other publications, and with national and local television news pieces on ABC, CBS, CNN, WOR, FOX, and NBC’s Today Show.
- In 2006, Simon and Schuster published Dr. Fisch’s first book for a general audience, The Male Biological Clock: The Startling News About Aging, Sexuality, and Fertility in Men.
- In 2008, Three Rivers Press published his second book, Size Matters: The Hard Facts about Male Sexuality that Every Woman Should Know.
- Dr. Fisch's third book, The New Naked – The Ultimate Sex Education for Grown-Ups, was published in 2014.
Degrees and Training
- Clinical infertility externship, Baylor College of Medicine
- Urology resident/chief resident, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
- Surgical intern/surgical resident, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
- M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- B.A., Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton
- American Board of Urology, February 1999
- American Urologic Association
- American Board of Urology
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine
- Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
- American Medical Association
- Sexual Medicine Society of North America
Honors And Awards
- New York Magazine Top Doctors (listed more than 14 times since 2000)
- Castle Connelly’s List of America’s Top Doctors (listed more than 15 times since 2000)
- New York-Presbyterian Department of Urology, 2002 teacher of the year
Research Awards During Residency
- American College of Surgeons, Bronx chapter (first prize - research, 1986 and 1988)
- Ferdinand C. Valentine Residents’ Research Award (first prize - clinical, 1986 and 1987)