Erlanger Health System Welcomes New Physician To Academic Urologists

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Anand Shridharani, MD
Anand Shridharani, MD

Anand Shridharani, MD, has joined Erlanger Health System as the newest member of Academic Urologists at Erlanger. 

Dr. Shridharani specializes in diagnosing and offering state-of-the-art treatments for disorders of male reproduction, male hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction and Peyronie's disease.

In light of recent medical advances, fathering a child has become a reality for many men who previously had struggled with fertility issues, said Dr. Shridharani.  He specializes in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of male fertility disorders and takes a couples-based approach to identify and reverse treatable causes of male infertility in order to achieve pregnancy. Dr. Shridharani is able to perform state-of-the-art microsurgical techniques for vasectomy reversal, varicocele repair, and testicular sperm retrieval.

Additionally, Academic Urologists offers contemporary management of erectile dysfunction and Peyronie's Disease. This includes the medical and surgical management of conditions that can impair a man's quality of life and stress interpersonal relationships. 

Dr. Shridharani received a medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed a preliminary internship in urology and general surgery at the University of Louisville and a urology residency program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He also received advanced fellowship training in Andrology and Erectile Dysfunction from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Shridharani is accepting new patients at Academic Urologists at Erlanger, Erlanger Medical Mall, Suite C-535, 778-5910, and Erlanger East, 1755 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 209, 778-8478.

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