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Stanton Honig, MD

Professor of Clinical Urology; Director, Men's Health, Urology; Chair for the Reproductive & Sexual Health Committee, Urology; Sexual Medicine and Reproductive Health Chief, Urology

Research Summary

My research is mostly clinical and is focused on: Men's Health

specifically :

State of the Art medical and surgical treatment of Male Infertility

Novel and state of the art treatments of peyronie's disease

experimental therapies (oral testosterone) in the treatment of hypogonadism.

experimental treatments of erectile dysfunction

vasectomy Guidelines: pre op, operative and post operative care and teaching models

Extensive Research Description

State of the Art medical and surgical treatment of Male Infertility

Novel and state of the art treatments of peyronie's disease

experimental therapies (oral testosterone) in the treatment of hypogonadism.

experimental treatments of erectile dysfunction

vasectomy surgical techniques and advances

Coauthors

Research Interests

Hypogonadism; Erectile Dysfunction; Infertility, Male; Reproduction; Vasectomy

Public Health Interests

Clinical Trials; Reproduction; Child/Adolescent Health

Selected Publications

  • Two-year administration data of an oral testosterone undecanoate (TU) formulation in hypogonadal menSwerdloff R, Honig S, Wang C, Gittelman M, Seo B, Rohowsky N, Dudley R. Two-year administration data of an oral testosterone undecanoate (TU) formulation in hypogonadal men The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2022, 19: s128. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2022.03.548.
  • Two-Year Administration Data of an Oral Testosterone Undecanoate (TU) Formulation in Hypogonadal MenSwerdloff R, Honig S, Wang C, Gittelman M, Seo B, Rohowsky N, Dudley R. Two-Year Administration Data of an Oral Testosterone Undecanoate (TU) Formulation in Hypogonadal Men The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2022, 19: s2. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2022.01.014.
  • What Every Provider Should Know About the 2020–2021 Updated AUA/ASRM Guidelines on Male Factor InfertilityChoksi A, Harnisch B, Honig S. What Every Provider Should Know About the 2020–2021 Updated AUA/ASRM Guidelines on Male Factor Infertility Current Sexual Health Reports 2022, 14: 31-38. DOI: 10.1007/s11930-022-00325-y.
  • Chapter 4 The impact of erectile dysfunction on infertility and its treatmentKhan A, Lindelof J, Honig S. Chapter 4 The impact of erectile dysfunction on infertility and its treatment 2022, 57-76. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-822288-1.00008-7.
  • MP21-20 NEW AUA/ASRM GUIDELINES SOLIDIFY PRACTICE PATTERNS OF SSMR MEMBERS REGARDING CARE OF MALE INFERTILITY PATIENTSMortman N, Lokeshwar S, Honig S, Harnisch B. MP21-20 NEW AUA/ASRM GUIDELINES SOLIDIFY PRACTICE PATTERNS OF SSMR MEMBERS REGARDING CARE OF MALE INFERTILITY PATIENTS Investigative Urology 2021, 206 DOI: 10.1097/ju.0000000000002006.20.
  • Use of Stem Cells in the Treatment of Erectile DysfunctionPress B, Honig S. Use of Stem Cells in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction 2020, 347-365. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-56954-9_16.
  • PD26-10 TREATMENT OF HYPOGONADAL MEN WITH ORAL TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE (TU) IMPROVES PSYCHO-SEXUAL, WELL-BEING AND BODY COMPOSITION PARAMETERSHonig* S, Jed K, Gittelman M, Swerdloff R, Danoff T, Dudley R. PD26-10 TREATMENT OF HYPOGONADAL MEN WITH ORAL TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE (TU) IMPROVES PSYCHO-SEXUAL, WELL-BEING AND BODY COMPOSITION PARAMETERS Investigative Urology 2020, 203: e547. DOI: 10.1097/ju.0000000000000883.010.
  • PD28-04 EVALUATION OF ONLINE TELEHEALTH PLATFORMS FOR DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER TREATMENT OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTIONHsiang* W, Elftmann E, Honig S, Leapman M. PD28-04 EVALUATION OF ONLINE TELEHEALTH PLATFORMS FOR DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER TREATMENT OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION Investigative Urology 2020, 203 DOI: 10.1097/ju.0000000000000892.04.
  • PD09-11 EVALUATION OF TESTICULAR SPERM EXTRACTION AND TESTIS HISTOLOGY IN GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERY PATIENTSLao M, Honig S. PD09-11 EVALUATION OF TESTICULAR SPERM EXTRACTION AND TESTIS HISTOLOGY IN GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERY PATIENTS Investigative Urology 2018, 199: e226. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.608.
  • MP32-14 NEW FINDINGS REGARDING THE TIMELINE OF MICROORGANISMS, INFECTION SEVERITY AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN INFLATABLE PENILE PROSTHESIS INFECTIONSGross M, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Perito P, Stahl P, Gayá M, Barbará M, Gheiler E, Ralph D, Stember D, Carrion R, Kohler T, Maria P, Brant W, Garber B, Burnett A, Eid J, Henry G, Munarriz R. MP32-14 NEW FINDINGS REGARDING THE TIMELINE OF MICROORGANISMS, INFECTION SEVERITY AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION IN INFLATABLE PENILE PROSTHESIS INFECTIONS Investigative Urology 2018, 199: e425. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.1064.
  • PD18-05 EMERGING DATA REGARDING FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF INFLATABLE PENILE PROSTHESESGross M, Henry G, Honig S, Stahl P, Burnett A, Maria P, Bennett N, Carrion R, Kohler T, Munarriz R. PD18-05 EMERGING DATA REGARDING FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF INFLATABLE PENILE PROSTHESES Investigative Urology 2018, 199: e391-e392. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.982.
  • MP19-15 PATIENT KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST IN CRYOPRESERVATION OF SPERM IN PATIENTS PRESENTING FOR MALE TO FEMALE GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERYBlum R, Penarreta R, Rosoff J, Honig S. MP19-15 PATIENT KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST IN CRYOPRESERVATION OF SPERM IN PATIENTS PRESENTING FOR MALE TO FEMALE GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERY Investigative Urology 2018, 199: e249-e250. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.664.
  • 212 The Relationship Between Infection Severity, Microorganisms, and Surgical Intervention in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis InfectionsGross M, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Perito P, Stahl P, Gayá M, Barbará M. 212 The Relationship Between Infection Severity, Microorganisms, and Surgical Intervention in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Infections The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2018, 15: s70. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.11.171.
  • 213 New Findings Regarding the Timeline of Microorganisms in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis InfectionsGross M, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Perito P, Stahl P, Gayá M, Barbará M. 213 New Findings Regarding the Timeline of Microorganisms in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Infections The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2018, 15: s71. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.11.173.
  • 121 Emerging Data Regarding Fungal Infections of Inflatable Penile ProsthesesGross M, Henry G, Honig S, Stahl P, Burnett A, Maria P, Bennett N, Carrion R, Köhler T, Munarriz R. 121 Emerging Data Regarding Fungal Infections of Inflatable Penile Prostheses The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2018, 15: s28-s29. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.11.080.
  • 137 Safety of Second Round of Eight Injections of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CCH) in the Treatment of Peyronie's DiseaseBryson C, Xu I, Honig S. 137 Safety of Second Round of Eight Injections of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CCH) in the Treatment of Peyronie's Disease The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2018, 15: s35-s36. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.11.095.
  • Effects of Exogenous Androgenic Agents on Male ReproductionHonig S, Bryson C. Effects of Exogenous Androgenic Agents on Male Reproduction 2018, 204-206. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-801238-3.64930-9.
  • Direct Application Therapy for Erectile DysfunctionGrinnan J, Bieniek J, Honig S. Direct Application Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction 2018, 347-352. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-801238-3.64931-0.
  • VasectomyPan S, Honig S. Vasectomy 2018, 417-422. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-801238-3.64934-6.
  • Chapter 11 Environmental Issues in Maintaining Reproductive HealthLao M, Harnisch B, Honig S. Chapter 11 Environmental Issues in Maintaining Reproductive Health 2018, 175-189. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-801299-4.00011-6.
  • MP56-05 TOWARDS STANDARDIZATION OF PROTOCOLS FOR INTRALESIONAL COLLAGENASE CLOSTRIDIUM HISTOLYTICUM (CCH): SURVEY RESULTS OF SMSMA MEMBERSHIPBryson C, Honig S. MP56-05 TOWARDS STANDARDIZATION OF PROTOCOLS FOR INTRALESIONAL COLLAGENASE CLOSTRIDIUM HISTOLYTICUM (CCH): SURVEY RESULTS OF SMSMA MEMBERSHIP Investigative Urology 2017, 197: e756. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2017.02.1758.
  • 180 Multicenter Investigation on the Influence of Climate in Penile Prosthesis InfectionGross M, Phillips E, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Perito P, Stahl P, Gaya M, al E. 180 Multicenter Investigation on the Influence of Climate in Penile Prosthesis Infection The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2017, 14: e75-e76. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.12.169.
  • 044 Multicenter Investigation of the Microorganisms Involved in Penile Prosthesis Infection: Are the AUA and EAU Guidelines Appropriate for Penile Prosthesis Prophylaxis and Infection Management?Gross M, Phillips E, Carrasquillo R, Thornton A, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Perito P. 044 Multicenter Investigation of the Microorganisms Involved in Penile Prosthesis Infection: Are the AUA and EAU Guidelines Appropriate for Penile Prosthesis Prophylaxis and Infection Management? The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2017, 14: s20-s21. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.11.046.
  • 401 Multicenter Investigation on the Influence of Climate in Penile Prosthesis InfectionGross M, Phillips E, Greenfield J, Levine L, Alukal J, Conners W, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig S, Becher E, Bennett N, Wang R, Stahl P, Gaya M, Barbara M. 401 Multicenter Investigation on the Influence of Climate in Penile Prosthesis Infection The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2017, 14: s121. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.11.280.
  • Variability of male fertility nutriceuticals: supplement analysis, cost and quality controlPan S, Honig S. Variability of male fertility nutriceuticals: supplement analysis, cost and quality control Fertility And Sterility 2016, 106: e293. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.07.832.
  • Evaluation of testis sperm extraction (TESE) and testis histology in the gender confirming surgery patientLao M, Honig S. Evaluation of testis sperm extraction (TESE) and testis histology in the gender confirming surgery patient Fertility And Sterility 2016, 106: e132-e133. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.07.395.
  • 124 Dissecting the Peyronie’s Disease Questionnaire (PDQ): What Matters Most in the Initial Evaluation of Patients with Peyronie’s Disease ?Bryson C, Lu A, Rosoff J, Su J, Honig S. 124 Dissecting the Peyronie’s Disease Questionnaire (PDQ): What Matters Most in the Initial Evaluation of Patients with Peyronie’s Disease ? The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2016, 13: s58-s59. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.02.130.
  • 125 Initial Peyronie’s Disease Questionnaire Bother Scores do not Correlate with Degree of Penile Curvature in Patients with Peyronie’s DiseaseSu J, Lu A, Bryson C, Rosoff J, Honig S. 125 Initial Peyronie’s Disease Questionnaire Bother Scores do not Correlate with Degree of Penile Curvature in Patients with Peyronie’s Disease The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2016, 13: s59. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.02.131.
  • 048 Fertility Preservation in the Male to Female Transgender Patient: Role of Testis Sperm Extraction (TESE) and Testis Histology in Patients undergoing Gender Reassignment SurgeryPan S, Honig S. 048 Fertility Preservation in the Male to Female Transgender Patient: Role of Testis Sperm Extraction (TESE) and Testis Histology in Patients undergoing Gender Reassignment Surgery The Journal Of Sexual Medicine 2016, 13: s23-s24. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.02.050.
  • MP24-11 TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY USE AMONG YOUNG PRIVATELY INSURED U.S. MEN, 2003-2012Rao P, Boulet S, Mehta A, Hotaling J, Eisenberg M, Honig S, Warner L, Kissin D, Nangia A, Ross L. MP24-11 TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY USE AMONG YOUNG PRIVATELY INSURED U.S. MEN, 2003-2012 Investigative Urology 2015, 193: e279-e280. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.02.1153.
  • 134 Peyronie's disease symptom bother reduction is related to penile curvature improvement in response to treatment with collagenase clostridium histolyticum: Results from two large double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 3 studiesLipshultz L, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Mills J, Tursi J, Smith T, Kaufman G, Liu G, Honig S. 134 Peyronie's disease symptom bother reduction is related to penile curvature improvement in response to treatment with collagenase clostridium histolyticum: Results from two large double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 3 studies European Urology Open Science 2015, 14: e134. DOI: 10.1016/s1569-9056(15)60136-1.
  • 1660 INTEGRATED SAFETY PROFILE OF COLLAGENASE CLOSTRIDIUM HISTOLYTICUM IN CLINICAL STUDIES EVALUATING THE TREATMENT OF PEYRONIE'S DISEASECarson C, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Smith T, Kaufman G, Gilbert K, Honig S. 1660 INTEGRATED SAFETY PROFILE OF COLLAGENASE CLOSTRIDIUM HISTOLYTICUM IN CLINICAL STUDIES EVALUATING THE TREATMENT OF PEYRONIE'S DISEASE Investigative Urology 2013, 189: e683. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.02.3074.
  • 2282 VASECTOMY VERSUS TUBAL OCCLUSION: A COST BASED ANALYSIS FOR SURGICAL STERILIZATIONStarks C, Honig S. 2282 VASECTOMY VERSUS TUBAL OCCLUSION: A COST BASED ANALYSIS FOR SURGICAL STERILIZATION Investigative Urology 2011, 185: e915. DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.02.2526.
  • Male contraception and vasectomyHonig S, Sandlow J. Male contraception and vasectomy 2009, 474-492. DOI: 10.1017/cbo9780511635656.028.
  • TESTICULAR SPERM EXTRACTION (TESE) IN THE ADOLESCENT KLINEFELTER'S PATIENT: STANDARD OF CARE OR NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME?Honig S, Sadeghi-Nejad H. TESTICULAR SPERM EXTRACTION (TESE) IN THE ADOLESCENT KLINEFELTER'S PATIENT: STANDARD OF CARE OR NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME? Investigative Urology 2009, 181: 734. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(09)62048-6.
  • Changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) with clomiphine citrate: preliminary data on infertile hypogonadal menNisbet A, Honig S. Changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) with clomiphine citrate: preliminary data on infertile hypogonadal men Fertility And Sterility 2008, 90: s97-s98. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.07.1062.
  • Local therapy for Peyronie’s diseaseSzobota J, Honig S. Local therapy for Peyronie’s disease Current Sexual Health Reports 2008, 5: 70. DOI: 10.1007/s11930-008-0013-x.
  • O-248 Repeat testicular sperm extraction (TESE): Outcome, clinical correlates and complications of different intervals between first and subsequent TESEEl-Fakahany H, Nisbet A, Honig S. O-248 Repeat testicular sperm extraction (TESE): Outcome, clinical correlates and complications of different intervals between first and subsequent TESE Fertility And Sterility 2006, 86: s105-s106. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2006.07.283.
  • Vasal Obstruction After HernioplastyHonig S. Vasal Obstruction After Hernioplasty Annals Of Surgery 2006, 244: 160. DOI: 10.1097/00000658-200607000-00027.
  • Herniorrhaphy With Polypropylene Mesh Causing Inguinal Vasal Obstruction: A Preventable Cause of Obstructive AzoospermiaShin D, Lipshultz L, Goldstein M, Barme G, Fuchs E, Nagler H, McCallum S, Niederberger C, Schoor R, Brugh V, Honig S. Herniorrhaphy With Polypropylene Mesh Causing Inguinal Vasal Obstruction: A Preventable Cause of Obstructive Azoospermia Investigative Urology 2006, 175: 255. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)00116-3.
  • Obstruction du déférent après cure de hernie inguinale avec mise en place d’une prothèse de polypropylene : une cause évitable d’azoopsermie ? D. Shin, L.I. Lipshultz, M. Goldstein, G.A. Barmé, E.F. Fuchs, H.M. Nagler, S.W. McCallum, C.S. Niederberger, R.A. Schoor, V.M. Brugh, S.C. Honig Herniorrhaphy With Polypropylene Mesh Causing Inguinal Vasal Obstruction: A Preventable Cause of Obstructive Azoospermia Ann Surg 2005;241:553-558.Shin D, Lipshultz L, Goldstein M, Barmé G, Fuchs E, Nagler H, McCallum S, Niederberger C, Schoor R, Brugh V, Honig S. Obstruction du déférent après cure de hernie inguinale avec mise en place d’une prothèse de polypropylene : une cause évitable d’azoopsermie ? D. Shin, L.I. Lipshultz, M. Goldstein, G.A. Barmé, E.F. Fuchs, H.M. Nagler, S.W. McCallum, C.S. Niederberger, R.A. Schoor, V.M. Brugh, S.C. Honig Herniorrhaphy With Polypropylene Mesh Causing Inguinal Vasal Obstruction: A Preventable Cause of Obstructive Azoospermia Ann Surg 2005;241:553-558. Journal De Chirurgie Viscérale 2005, 142: 325-326. DOI: 10.1016/s0021-7697(05)80949-4.
  • 935: Single-Blind, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intralesional Interferon Alpha-2b in the Nonsurgical Treatment of Peyronie's DiseaseKendirci M, Matern R, Nowfar S, Venable D, Honig S, McCullough A, Hakim L, Nehra A, Pryor J, Templeton L, Hellstrom W. 935: Single-Blind, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intralesional Interferon Alpha-2b in the Nonsurgical Treatment of Peyronie's Disease Investigative Urology 2005, 173: 253. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(18)35091-2.
  • 1560: Spermatic Motion in the Epididymis: Updated Ultrasonographic Evidence of Epididymal ObstructionViviano C, Friedman W, Honig S. 1560: Spermatic Motion in the Epididymis: Updated Ultrasonographic Evidence of Epididymal Obstruction Investigative Urology 2004, 171: 411. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(18)38768-8.
  • 1253: Patients with Peyronie's Disease have Significant Penile Sensory Deficits Prior to SurgeryHonig S, Viviano C. 1253: Patients with Peyronie's Disease have Significant Penile Sensory Deficits Prior to Surgery Investigative Urology 2004, 171: 330. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(18)38478-7.
  • Alarming tumor rate and high sperm recovery rate in cases of secondary azoospermiaKessler B, Honig S. Alarming tumor rate and high sperm recovery rate in cases of secondary azoospermia Fertility And Sterility 2002, 78: s31. DOI: 10.1016/s0015-0282(02)03462-3.
  • Marlex mesh causing inguinal vasal obstruction: a treatable, preventable cause of obstructive azospermia.Barme G, Honig S, Fuchs E, Ohl D, Meacham R, McCallum S. Marlex mesh causing inguinal vasal obstruction: a treatable, preventable cause of obstructive azospermia. Fertility And Sterility 2001, 76: s217. DOI: 10.1016/s0015-0282(01)02649-8.
  • E. COLI LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE (LPS) INCREASES NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE AND MYELOPEROXIDASE ACTIVITY IN A RAT EPIDIDYMITIS MODELCho L, Wheeler M, Honig S, Smith S, Weiss R. E. COLI LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE (LPS) INCREASES NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE AND MYELOPEROXIDASE ACTIVITY IN A RAT EPIDIDYMITIS MODEL Investigative Urology 1999, 161: 354.. DOI: 10.1097/00005392-199904020-00417.
  • P-199 Office-based microscopic epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA) versus operating room-based MESA: Cost and success analysisOnel E, Honig S. P-199 Office-based microscopic epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA) versus operating room-based MESA: Cost and success analysis Fertility And Sterility 1997, 68: s187-s188. DOI: 10.1016/s0015-0282(97)91013-x.
  • Editorial CommentsLipshultz L, Honig S. Editorial Comments Investigative Urology 1993, 150: 1364. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)35780-4.