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2023

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Program Description:

UCI Urology invites you to join the 6th Annual UCI Advanced International Men’s Health Course. A FREE comprehensive virtual course on Men’s Health, learning from 62 world-renowned experts across 52 institutions from the comfort of your home!

This two-day virtual course will cover specialized training for men’s health urologists, urinary incontinence specialists, and andrology specialists.

Day 1 sessions focusing on BPH, OAB/urinary incontinence, hypogonadism, male infertility, and priapism.

Day 2 sessions focusing on erectile dysfunction – medical & surgical, ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, female sexual dysfunction, orchalgia, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, and penile fracture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnose, work up and manage patients with various Men’s Health conditions (erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, hypogonadism, voiding dysfunction and incontinence).
  • Understand how to work up and manage a couple with male-factor infertility.
  • Understand how to manage complications and controversies associated with hypogonadism, such as prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and male infertility.
  • Prepare and set up, as well as perform standard and complex procedures, and manage complications related to Peyronie’s disease, penile prosthesis and male continence surgery.
  • Be familiar and comfortable with how to perform minimally invasive procedures and surgeries for BPH.
  • Learn how to manage chronic orchalgia and pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • Learn the basics of the work up and management of female sexual dysfunction.

Contact

For questions or more information, please contact urology@hs.uci.edu

Course Directors:

Faysal A. Yafi, MD, FRCSC | UCI School of Medicine

Gamal M. Ghoniem, MD, FACS, ABU/FPMRS | UCI School of Medicine

Lawrence Jenkins, MD, MBA, FACS | UCI School of Medicine

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH | Baylor College of Medicine

Mike Hsieh, MD | UC San Diego School of Medicine

Guest Faculty:

Charles Welliver, MD | Albany Medical College

Mauro Gacci, MD | University of Florence, Italy

Tobias Kohler, MD, MPH | Mayo Clinic

Bilal Chughtai, MD | Weill Cornell Medicine

Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC | University of Toronto

James Katrivesis, MD | UCI School of Medicine

Naeem Bhojani, MD | University of Montreal

Ricardo Gonzalez, MD | Houston Methodist

Akhil K. Das, MD, FACS, FPMRS | UCI School of Medicine

Raed Azhar, MD, MSc, FACS, FRCSC | King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

Maude Carmel, MD | UT Southwestern

Nick Warner, MD | Mayo Clinic

Aaron Lentz, MD | Duke University School of Medicine

O. Lenaine Westney, MD | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Brian Flynn, MD | University of Colorado School of Medicine

Robert Andrianne, MD | Universite de Liege, Belgium

John P. Mulhall, MD | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Laith Alzweri, MD, MRCS, FECSM | University of Texas Medical Branch

Helen Bernie, DO, MPH | Indiana University School of Medicine

Parviz K. Kavoussi, MD, FACS | University of Texas at Austin

Omer Raheem, MD | University of Chicago Medicine

Peter Chan, MD | McGill University

Mary Samplaski, MD | Keck School of Medicine of USC

Sevann Helo, MD | Mayo Clinic

Jim M. Hotaling, MD, MS, FECSM | University of Utah School of Medicine

Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD | University of Pennsylvania

Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD | Rutgers Medical School

Abdel Rahman Zahran, MD | Alexandria University, Egypt

Rachel Rubin, MD | Private Practice Rachel Rubin MD

Gregory Broderick, MD | Mayo Clinic

Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD | University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Mikkel Fode, MD, PhD, FECSM | Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Denmark

Thomas A. Masterson, MD | University of Miami

Rupin Shah, MD | Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre,India

Koen van Renterghem, MD, PhD, FEBU | Jessa Hospital Hasselt, Belgium

Martin Gross, MD | Dartmouth

Jay Simhan, MD | Fox Chase Cancer Center

Paul Perito, MD, FACS | Perito Urology

Rafael Carrion, MD | University of South Florida

Sung Hun Park, MD | Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea

Daniar Osmonov, MD, PhD | University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Germany

Run Wang, MD, FACS | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Ralph, MD, BSc, MS, FRCS | University College London, UK

Sherita A. King, MD | Medical College of Georgia

Khalid Alrabeeah, MD | King Saud bin AbdulAzizUniversity, Saudi Arabia

Matt Ziegelmann, MD | Mayo Clinic

Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, MD, FACS | Tulane University School of Medicine

Amjad H. Alwaal, MD | Rutgers Medical School

Georgios Hatzichristodoulou, MD, FEBU, FECSM | Martha-Maria Hospital Nuremberg, Germany

Petar Bajic, MD | Cleveland Clinicv

Julie Sarton, PT, DPT, WCS | Sarton Physical Therapy

Jesse N. Mills, MD | UCLA School of Medicine

Ateş Kadioğlu, MD, FECSM | Istanbul University, Turkey

David Barham, MD | UCI School of Medicine

Joana Carvalho | University of Porto, Portugal

Alan Shindel, MD, MAS | UCSF School of Medicine

Ege Can Serefoglu, MD | Biruni University School of Medicine, Turkey

Steven K. Wilson, MD, FACS, FRCS | University of Arkansas

Course Agenda

2022

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Program Description:

UCI Urology invites you to join the 5th Annual UCI Advanced International Men’s Health Course. A FREE comprehensive virtual course on Men’s Health, learning from world-renowned experts across 30 institutions from the comfort of your home! This course is approved for AMA category 1 credits™.

This two-day virtual course will cover specialized training for men’s health urologists, urinary incontinence specialists, and andrology specialists.

Day 1 sessions focusing on LUTS due to BPH, urinary incontinence, hypogonadism, male infertility, and priapism.

Day 2 sessions focusing on erectile dysfunction – medical & surgical, ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, female sexual dysfunction, orchalgia, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, penile fracture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnose, work up and manage patients with various Men’s Health conditions (erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, hypogonadism, voiding dysfunction and incontinence).
  • Understand how to work up and manage a couple with male-factor infertility.
  • Understand how to manage complications and controversies associated with hypogonadism, such as prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and male infertility.
  • Prepare and set up, as well as perform standard and complex procedures, and manage complications related to Peyronie’s disease, penile prosthesis and male continence surgery.
  • Be familiar and comfortable with how to perform minimally invasive procedures and surgeries for BPH.
  • Learn how to manage chronic orchalgia and pelvic floor dysfunction.
  • Learn the basics of the work up and management of female sexual dysfunction.

Course Directors:

Faysal A. Yafi, MD, FRCSC - UCI School of Medicine

Gamal M. Ghoniem, MD, FACS, ABU/FPMRS - UCI School of Medicine

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH - Baylor College of Medicine

Tung-Chin "Mike" Hsieh, MD - UC San Diego School of Medicine

Guest Faculty:

Tobias Kohler, MD, MPH - Mayo Clinic

James Katrivesis, MD - UCI School of Medicine

Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC - University of Toronto

Amy Guise, MD - Medical College of Wisconsin

Anne Pelletier Cameron, MD - University of Michigan School of Medicine

Aaron Lentz, MD - Duke University School of Medicine

O. Lenaine Westney, MD - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Marah C. Hehemann, MD – UW School of Medicine

Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD - Northwestern Medicine

John P. Mulhall, MD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Larry I. Lipshultz, MD - Baylor College of Medicine

Lawrence Jenkins, MD, MBA, FACS - Urology Associates of Arizona

David Barham, MD - UCI School of Medicine

Darshan Patel, MD - UC San Diego School of Medicine

Omer Raheem, MD - University of Chicago Medicine

Mary Samplaski, MD - Keck School of Medicine of USC

Jim M. Hotaling, MD, MS, FECSM - University of Utah School of Medicine

Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD – Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Arthur Burnett, MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Rachel Rubin, MD - Georgetown University

Julie Sarton, PT, DPT, WCS – Sarton Physical Therapy

Matt Ziegelmann, MD - Mayo Clinic

Amjad H. Alwaal, MD - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Christian Nelson, MD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Alan Shindel, MD, MAS - UCSF School of Medicine

Gregory Broderick, MD - Mayo Clinic

Daniela A. Wittmann, PhD, LMSW - University of Michigan School of Medicine

Martin Gross, MD – Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Jay Simhan, MD – Einstein Healthcare Network

Paul Perito, MD - Perito Urology

Serge Carrier, MD, FRCSC, MSc, MMgmt - McGill University

Sung Hun Park, MD – Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea

Run Wang, MD, FACS - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Rafael Carrion, MD – USF Morsani College of Medicine

Lawrence Hakim, MD - Cleveland Clinic

Landon Trost, MD - Male Fertility and Peyronie’s Clinic

Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, MD, FACS - Tulane University School of Medicine

Benjamin Dropkin, MD – University of Kentucky

Lawrence Levine, MD - Rush University Medical Center

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Thank you to our Industry Sponsors:

Platinum: Acerus Pharma

Gold: Coloplast

Silver: Neotract

Contact

For questions or more information, please contact urology@hs.uci.edu

Accreditation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

2021

4th Annual UCI Advanced International Men’s Health Course

February 20-21, 2021

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Course Directors:

Faysal A. Yafi, MD, FRCSC, UCI School of Medicine

Gamal Ghoniem, MD, FACS, UCI School of Medicine

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine

Guest Faculty:

Alan Shindel, MD, MAS, UCSF School of Medicine

Anne Cameron, MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine

Ariel B. Neikrug, PhD, MS, UCI School of Medicine

Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC, University of Toronto

Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, PhD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Jay Simhan, MD, Eistein Healthcare Network

John P. Mulhall, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Julie Sarton, PT, DPT, WCS, Sarton Physical Therapy

Matt Ziegelmann, MD, Mayo Clinic

Mike Hsieh, MD, UC San Diego Health

Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD, Northwestern Medicine

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, Intim Medicine Specialists

Steven K. Wilson, MD, FACS, FRCS, Institute for Urologic Excellence

Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD, John Hopkins Medicine

Wayne Hellstrom, MD, FACS, Tulane University School of Medicine

Organizer:

Farouk M. El-Khatib, MD, UCI School of Medicine

Registration link 2021 Course Flyer

Agenda

Saturday, February 20, 2021

6:30 - 7:00 a.m. (PT)

Welcome and Introduction by Faysal A.Yafi, MD, FRCSC

7:00 - 8:15 a.m. (PT)

Session 1: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Work-up of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms - Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Update on Minimally Invasive Therapies for BPH - Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Surgical Management of BPH - Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Management of Overactive Bladder - Anne Cameron, MD

8:15 - 9:45 a.m. (PT)

Session 2: Urinary Incontinence

Work-up of Urinary Incontinence and Role of UDS - Anne Cameron, MD

Update on Sub-Urethral Sling Surgery - Gamal Ghoniem, MD, FACS

Different Approaches for AUS Placement - Gamal Ghoniem, MD, FACS

Management of AUS Complications - Gamal Ghoniem, MD, FACS

Management of Post-Prostatectomy Climacturia - Faysal A.Yafi, MD, FRCSC

9:45 - 10 a.m. (PT)

Break

10 - 11 a.m. (PT)

Session 3: Orchalgia, Prostatitis and CPPS

Medical and Surgical Management of Orchalgia - Matt Ziegelmann, MD

Work-up and Management Options for Chronic Prostatitis - Matt Ziegelmann, MD

Pelvic Floor Therapy for CPPS - Julie Sarton, PT, DPT, WCS

11 - 11:45 a.m. (PT)

Session 4: Ejaculatory and Orgasmic Function

Management of Premature Ejaculation - Alan Shindel, MD, MAS

Management of Delayed Ejaculation and Anorgasmia - Alan Shindel, MD, MAS

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PT)

Session 5: Priapism

Work-up of Priapism - Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD

Updates on the Management of Priapism - Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (PT)

Section 6: Peyronie’s Disease

Work-up of Peyronie’s Disease - Wayne Hellstrom, MD, FACS

Non-Surgical Options for Peyronie’s Disease - Wayne Hellstrom, MD, FACS

Plication and Grafting Surgeries for Peyronie’s Disease - Wayne Hellstrom, MD, FACS

Sunday, February 21, 2021

6:30 - 7:00 a.m. (PT)

Welcome and Introduction by Faysal A.Yafi, MD, FRCSC

7:00 - 7:30 a.m. (PT)

Session 7: Female Sexual Dysfunction

Female Sexual Dysfunction for the Men’s Health Specialist - Rachel S. Rubin, MD

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. (PT)

Session 8: Hypogonadism

Work-up of Hypogonadism - Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD

Options for Testosterone Replacement Therapy - Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD

Testosterone Therapy and Prostate Cancer - John P. Mulhall, MD

Testosterone Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease - John P. Mulhall, MD

Testosterone Therapy and Fertility - John P. Mulhall, MD

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. (PT)

Session 9: Erectile Dysfunction – Medical Management

Work-up of Erectile Dysfunction - Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH

Medical Management of Erectile Dysfunction - Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH

Update on Restorative (Stem Cells, PRP, Shockwave) Therapies - Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH

Management of Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction - Ariel B. Neikrug, PhD, MS

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. (PT)

Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (PT)

Session 10: Erectile Dysfunction – Penile Prosthesis

Overview of Various Penile Prostheses - Jay Simhan, MD

Different Approaches for Penile Prosthesis Placement - Jay Simhan, MD

Penile Prosthesis Pain Management Strategies - Jay Simhan, MD

Reservoir Challenges: Techniques and Strategies - Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, PhD

Pearls and Pitfalls in Redo and Complicated Penile Prosthesis Surgery - Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, PhD

Is it Time for Penile Esthetic Surgery to Be Mainstream in Urology? - Steven K. Wilson, MD, FACS, FRCS

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. (PT)

Session 11: Male Infertility

Work-up of the Infertile Male - Mike Hsieh, MD

Techniques for Sperm Retrieval - Mike Hsieh, MD

Updates on Varicocele Management - Mike Hsieh, MD

Contact

For questions or more information, please contact Farouk El-Khatib, MD at elkhatif@hs.uci.edu.

Accreditation statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

2020

International Advanced Male Prosthetic Urology Course

February 8-9, 2020

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Course Directors:

Faysal A. Yafi, Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of Men’s Health, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. Gamal Ghoniem, Professor and Chief of Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. Mohit Khera, Professor of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine

Guest Faculty:

Dr. Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, Professor and Chief of Andrology, Tulane University School of Medicine

Dr. Steven Wilson, Professor of Urology, Institute for Urologic Excellence, La Quinta, CA

Dr. Tung Chin (Mike) Hsieh, Associate Professor of Urology, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dr. Ariel Neikrug, Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. Sung Hun Park, Director, Sewun Prosthetic Urology Center of Excellence, South Korea

Intensive two-day didactic, cadaver and simulator course taught by world-class faculty. Topics covered: erectile dysfunction, prosthetic surgery (penile prosthesis, sling, artificial urinary sphincter), Peyronie's disease, hypogonadism, ejaculatory dysfunction, BPH and voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence.

42 attendees from 4 countries (Indonesia, Philippines, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) and 9 states (California, Florida, New York, Minnesota, Texas, Nevada, Kansas, Maryland, Montana).

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2019

International Advanced Male Prosthetic Urology Course

April 30-May 1, 2019

Article: "International Male Prosthetic Course before AUA Chicago 2019"

Course Co-Directors:

Dr. Faysal A. Yafi, Assistant Professor, UCI

Dr. Gamal Ghoniem, Professor, UCI

Guest Faculty:

Dr. Run Wang, Professor, Chair, University of Texas—Houston School of Medicine

Dr. Mohit Khera, Professor, Baylor

Dr. Tung Chin (Mike) Hsieh, Associate Professor, UCSD

Dr. Mashrin Chowdhury, Fellow, UCI

Dr. Bilal Farhan, Fellow, UCI

Approved: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Maximum Capacity: 25

Description

This is a comprehensive state-of-the-art, intensive two-day course on male prosthetic urology (penile prosthesis, male sub-urethral sling). The course will include in-depth didactic sessions, the latest in erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease and urinary incontinence prosthetic urologic surgery options, and hands-on laboratory training in penile prosthesis placement and male sling placement using cadavers. Course held immediately prior to the American Urological Association 2019 annual meeting. 16 physicians from China, Indonesia, Lebanon, Qatar and Brazil, participated in this 2-day course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • 1. Diagnose, work-up and manage patients with sexual dysfunction, hypogonadism, Peyronie’s disease, BPH and incontinence.
  • 2. To understand how to manage complications and controversies associated with hypogonadism, such as prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and male infertility.
  • 3. Prepare and set up, as well as perform standard and complex procedures, and manage complications related to penile prosthesis and male sling surgery.
  • 4. Be familiar and comfortable with how perform minimally invasive procedures associated with BPH.
  • 5. To be familiar and comfortable with how to perform intralesional injections for patients with Peyronie’s disease and subcutaneous testosterone pellet insertions for patients with hypogonadism.

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