In the News…

Drs. Marks and Burrows are frequently quoted in popular health magazines, websites, specialty journals or to teach courses to other doctors and give lectures around the country at international medical conferences. This includes regular WebMD articles, interviews and blogs on variety of fertility and men’s health subjects to include Dr.Weil.com, XM/Sirius Dr. Radio, WebMD Magazine, BottomLine, and Cosmo.

Upcoming Event
ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine) Expert Roundtable, October, 2017, where Dr. Marks will be the only expert at the conference discussing advances and techniques in vasectomy reversals to other reversal/fertility doctors from around the world.

Recent Past Courses, Speeches or Lectures

ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine)

1. Marks, SHF; “Vasectomy Reversals vs. IVF/ICSI Debate,” Annual Scientific meeting, American Society of Reproductive Medicine; October, 2016; Salt Lake City, Utah
2. Marks, SHF, “Vasectomy Reversals,” Andrology Certification Course teaching module, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 2012, updated 2015.
3. Marks, SHF; Vasovasostomy Microsurgery Course and Hands-On Lab; Post Graduate Course, Invited Assistant Faculty; Annual Scientific meeting, American Society of Reproductive Medicine; October, 2012; San Diego, California.
4. Marks, SHF; Vasovasostomy Microsurgery Course and Hands-On Lab; Post Graduate Course, Invited Assistant Faculty; Annual Scientific meeting, American Society of Reproductive Medicine; Denver, Colorado; October, 2010.
5. Marks, SHF, Invited Moderator for Moderated Poster presentations; Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, Annual meeting, American Society of Reproductive Medicine; October, 2010; Denver, Colorado.

AUA (American Urological Association)
1. Marks, SHF; Vasectomy Reversals: Tips, Tricks and Pearls – 2016; Post Graduate Course “Vasectomy Reversals,” Peter Schlegel, Chair; 111th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association; Invited Faculty; May, 2016; San Diego, California.
2. Marks, SHF; Vasectomy Reversals: Tips, Tricks and Pearls – 2015; Post Graduate Course “Vasectomy Reversals,” Peter Schlegel, Chair; 110th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association; Invited Faculty; May, 2015; New Orleans, Louisiana.
3. Marks, SHF; State-of-the-Art: Vasectomy Reversals – 2014; Post Graduate Course “Vasectomy Reversals,” Peter Schlegel, Chair; 109th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association; Invited Faculty; May, 2014; Orlando, Florida.
4. Marks, SHF; State-of-the-Art: Vasectomy Reversals – 2013; Post Graduate Course “Vasectomy Reversals,” Peter Schlegel, Chair; 108th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association; Invited Faculty; May, 2013; San Diego, California.
5. Marks, SHF, State-of-the-Art: Vasectomy Reversals – 2011; Post Graduate Course, Peter Schlegel, Chair; 106th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association; Invited Faculty; May, 2011; Washington, D.C.
6. Marks, SHF; State-of-the-Art: Vasectomy Reversals – 2010; Post Graduate Course; Peter Schlegel, Chair; 105th Annual Scientific Meeting, American Urologic Association, Invited Faculty; May, 2010; San Francisco, California.

SSMR (Society for the Study of Male Reproduction)
1. Marks, SHF: “Challenging Cases in Vasectomy Reversals,” Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, Annual Meeting, May, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2. Marks, SHF, S Silber, M Goldstein, L Lipshultz; Tricks of the Trade and Intra-Operative Dilemmas in Vasectomy Reversal; Moderator, Special Masters Symposium, Annual Meeting, Society for Study of Male Reproduction; May, 2011; Washington, D.C.

ASA (American Society of Andrology)

1. Marks, SHF; Vasectomy and Reversal; American Society of Andrology National Meeting, Lab Science Forum; April, 2005, Seattle, Washington.

University of Arizona
1. Marks, SHF; “Words of Wisdom on Urology, Medicine and Life- What I Wish Someone Had Told me when I Started;” Urology Grand Rounds, Division of Urology, Banner University of Arizona College of Medicine; June, 2017; Tucson, Arizona.
2. Marks, SHF; “Radiation Therapy and Sperm Banking;” Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center; August, 2012; Tucson, Arizona.

University of Miami
Marks, SHF; “Real World Applications of Austere Medicine for Urology Residents;” Urology Rounds, Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, March, 2017; Miami Florida.

Recent papers published

Ramasamy R, Mata DA, Jain L, Perkins AR, Marks SH, Lipshultz LI.
Andrology. Microscopic visualization of intravasal spermatozoa is positively associated with patency after bilateral microsurgical vasovasostomy. Andrology, April 24, 2014,
p 1-4.

P. Mui, A. Perkins, P.J. Burrows, S.F. Marks and P.J. Turek. The need for epididymovasostomy at vasectomy reversal plateaus in older vasectomies: a study of 1229 cases. Andrology, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2014, p 25-29.

L.E. Crosnoe, E.D. Kim, A.R. Perkins, M.B. Marks, P.J. Burrows and S.H.F. Marks. Angled vas cutter for vasovasostomy: technique and results. Fertility and Sterility, Volume 101, No. 3, March, 2014, p 636 – 639.

Textbook chapter:

“Vasectomy Reversal,” SHF Marks; Robert Brannigan, Ed Kim editors, Case Studies in Male Infertility: Expert Analysis and Current Controversies, submitted Fall, 2015.

Abstracts and Posters

1. Rehmer, J., C. Diebert, S.F. Marks, Female Partner Demographics of Men Seeking Vasectomy Reversal, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 72th annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2016.
2. Rehmer, J., C. Diebert, S.F. Marks, Relationship Between Male Age and Success of Vasectomy Reversal, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 72th annual meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2016.
3. Marks, M.B., H. Russell, A. Perkins, P.J. Burrows, S.H.F. Marks, Anti-sperm antibodies- patterns and prevalence after vasectomy reversal. American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 69th annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 16, 2013.
4. Ax, R.L., K.E. Shupe, A.J. Bowen, A.R. Perkins, T.C. McCauley and S.H.F. Marks. The uterus, immunology, and fertility considerations. Select Sires Reproduction Specialist Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona. March 4, 2010.
5. Marks, S., P. Burrows, A. Cropp, R. Ax and T. McCauley. 2008. Obstructive interval should not be a deterrent in vasectomy reversal. Amer. Soc. Androl. Mtgs., Albq., NM.
6. McCauley, T.C., R.L. Buck, S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2008. Recombinant human seminal DNase. Ann. Mtng Soc. Study Reprod. Abstract.
7. Marks, S.H.F., A.R. Perkins, P.J. Burrows, R.L. Ax and T.C. McCauley. 2008. Redo vasectomy reversal intraoperative findings implicate incorrect initial reversal technique in 28% of cases. 64th Ann. Mtng. Amer. Soc. Reprod. Med. Abstract.
8. Perkins, A.R., P.J. Burrows, T.C. McCauley, R.L. Ax and S.H.F. Marks. 2008. Smoking decreases pregnancy rates of vasectomy reversal patients. 64th Ann. Mtng. Amer. Soc. Reprod. Med. Abstract.
9. McCauley, T.C., S.H.F. Marks, S. Skopp, T. Teegerstrom and R.L. Ax. 2008. Economics of testing for fertility-associated antigen in bovine semen. Proc. Central Vet. Conf., Kansas City, KS, Aug. 25.
10. McCauley, T.C., S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2008. Colostrum: A lactation enhancer? Proc. Central Vet. Conf., Kansas City, KS Aug. 25.
11. McCauley, T.C., S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2008. Biology of bovine sperm and breeding soundness. Proc. Central Vet. Conf., Kansas City, KS Aug. 24.
12. McCauley, T.C., S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2008. Seminal proteins as fertility markers. Proc. Central Vet. Conf., Kansas City, KS Aug. 24.
13. McCauley, T.C., S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2008. Fertility-associated genes: Diagnostic and Therapeutic utility. Proc. Central Vet. Conf., Kansas City, KS Aug. 24.
14. Cropp, A.R., T.C. McCauley, S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2007. A recombinant seminal protein combats inhibitory effects of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETS). Amer. Soc. Androl. Abstract.
15. Cropp, A.R., T.C. McCauley, S.H.F. Marks and R.L. Ax. 2006. Recombinant seminal proteins potentiate capacitation of bovine sperm in vitro. Ann. Mtng. Soc. Study Reprod. Abstract.
16. “Recombinant Seminal Proteins Potentiate Capacitation of Bovine Sperm in vitro,” A.R. Cropp, T.C. McCauley, S.H.F. Marks, R.L. Ax, poster, Society for the Study of Reproduction annual meeting, Omaha, Nebraska, July, 2006
17. McCauley, T.C., A.R. Cropp, S.H.F. Marks, and R.L. Ax. 2006. Biology of Sperm: Relationship to Fertility. Proc. Wild West Veterinary Conference, Reno, NV., Oct.13.
18. McCauley, T.C., A.R. Cropp, S. Skopp, S.H.F. Marks, and R. L. Ax. 2006. Proteins in Semen: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Utility. Proc. Wild West Veterinary Conference, Reno, NV, Oct.
19. “Development and Validation of a Lateral-Flow Cassette for Fertility Diagnostics in Bulls,” T.C. McCauley, G.R. Dawson, J.N. Oyarzo, J. McVicker, Sheldon H. F. Marks, R.L. Ax, IVD Technology, April, 2004, Volume 10, p 35 – 40
20. “Immunolocalization Of Fertility-Associated Antigen (FAA) on Bovine, Equine and Human Sperm,” G. R. Dawson, T. C. McCauley, J. N. Oyarzo, J. S. Grossman, Sheldon H. F. Marks and Roy L. Ax, ASRM meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2003