University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

Fellowship Overview
The UNC Men’s Health Fellowship provides a comprehensive men’s health and andrology training program focused in male reproductive medicine and surgery, with a truly unique and highly sought after combination of advanced skills in urologic surgery from a dual distinguished faculty with backgrounds in male infertility, male sexual medicine, and reconstructive urology.

Fellowship Primary Objectives:

  • Evaluate and treat male factor infertility
  • Learn and develop the principles of urologic microsurgery
  • Evaluate and treat erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, and male sexual dysfunction
  • Manage complicated and difficult urologic prosthesis cases
  • Evaluate and treat patients with urethral strictures, urinary fistulae, genital skin deficiency, and benign disorders of the scrotum and perineum
  • Become expert in the advanced comprehensive men’s health evaluation

Research Focus
Clinical The fellow will accompany the program faculty to one or more national meetings during the fellowship and is expected to submit one or more abstracts to a national meeting.

Office Procedures Performed
Duplex Doppler Ultrasound
Intracavernosal Injections
Intralesional Injections
Testosterone Pellet Insertion
Cord Blocks
Semen Analysis

Surgical Procedures Performed
Penile Plication
Penile Revascularization
Crural Ligation
Penile Fracture Repair
Priapism Shunting
Varicocele Ligation
Glans Fixation for SST Deformity
Vasectomy
TESE
Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Male Sling
Penile Implant/Prosthesis

Primary Institution
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowship Director
R. Matthew Coward, MD, FACS

Fellowship Administrator
Brooke Moize
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Candidate Citizenship Requirement
US only

Fellowship Duration
12 months

Type of Fellowship
Sexual and Reproductive Medicine

Research Available
Mandatory
Both clinical and laboratory research

Interview Schedule
Interviews will be scheduled individually throughout the year.

Fellowship Website
https://www.med.unc.edu/urology/education/fellowship-programs/andrology/

Fellowship Application
Please send application to fellowship director and administrator, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Letters of recommendation (3) - including one from residency director