Faysal A. Yafi, M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
(Director of Male Fertility)
Dr. Yafi specializes in Andrology (men’s health), which includes focus on male infertility, sexual dysfunction, and low testosterone. He is the Medical Director of the Department of Urology’s Men’s Health Program at UC Irvine.
BiographyDr. Yafi is Assistant Professor of Urology, Chief of Men’s Health and Reconstructive Urology and Director of Men’s Health and Newport Urology at the University of California, Irvine. His practice is specialized in men’s health, erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism, peyronie’s disease, prosthetic surgery, male voiding dysfunction/enlarged prostate and male infertility.
Dr. Yafi earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut. He then served his internship in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and subsequently completed his residency in Urology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He then completed a two year fellowship in Andrology, Sexual Medicine and Prosthetic Urology at Tulane University. Dr. Yafi is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Yafi serves on numerous national and international society committees as both Member and Chair, notably the Société Internationale d’Urologie, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the International Society for Sexual Medicine and the Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons. He is the director of the International Advanced Male Prosthetics and the Advanced Men’s Health courses held yearly at UCI, and has been chair of the penile prosthetic courses at the last 2 Société Internationale d’Urologie congresses in Korea and Greece.
Dr. Yafi has an avid interest in both basic and clinical research. He has written more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, has been an invited as a visiting professor and a speaker at multiple national and international venues, and has received multiple national and international awards and recognitions. Finally, along with his wife Natalie R. Yafi, he is the co-editor of a book entitled “Effects of Lifestyle on Men’s Health”.
Dr. Yafi speaks English,French, Arabic, and Spanish .