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Joseph S. Gabrielsen, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2838

Fax: (585) 273-1068

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Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Surgery, Urology


Dr. Gabrielsen’s clinical focus is male reproductive health—male infertility, fertility preservation, vasectomy/vasectomy reversal, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, male sexual dysfunction, low testosterone. He is fellowship trained in microsurgery and performs vasectomy reversal, testicular/epididymal sperm extraction, micro TESE and varicocele repair for the treatment of male infertility, and performs microsurgical spermatic cord denervation for chronic testicular pain. He also offers medical and surgical treatment options for erectile dysfunction and Peyronie's disease. He works closely with the Reproductive Endocrinologists at the UR Medicine Strong Fertility Center to evaluate and treat male factor infertility in couples pursuing assisted reproductive techniques. As a research scientist, he seeks to understand the mechanisms underlying infertility and hypogonadism in order to develop novel diagnostic and treatment options for his patients.

Dr. Gabrielsen received his Medical Doctorate and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2011. He completed residency at the Harvard Urologic Surgery Residency Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2017. He completed a two-year fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, in 2019.



MD | University of Utah School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019
Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine

03/01/2013 - 02/28/2017
Residency in Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital

06/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Massachusetts General Hospital

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SMRU Traveling Scholar Award, Society for Male Reproduction and Urology


Journal Articles

Pathak UI, Gabrielsen JS, Lipshultz LI. "Cutting-Edge Evaluation of Male Infertility." The Urologic clinics of North America.. 2020 May; 47(2):129-138.

Holland LC, Gabrielsen JS. "A bone to pick with vitamin D deficiency and erectile dysfunction." International journal of impotence research.. 2020 Mar; 32(2):248-250. Epub 2019 Jan 03.

Gabrielsen JS. "Peyronie's disease: is it genetic or not?" Translational andrology and urology.. 2020 Mar; 9(Suppl 2):S262-S268.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Effect of Varicocele Treatment on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Pregnancy Outcomes
Book Title: Varicocele and Male Infertility: A Complete Guide
Author List: Sandro C Esteves, Chak-Lam Cho
Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland 2019 in Chaum, Switzerland

Chapter Title: Pro: Should Varicocele be Repaired before ART?
Book Title: Varicocele and Male Infertility: A Complete Guide
Author List: Sandro C Esteves, Chak-Lam Cho
Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland 2019 in Chaum, Switzerland

Chapter Title: BPH & Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Book Title: Pocket Primary Care: A Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook
Author List: Dr. Meghan M. Kiefer MD, Dr. Curtis R. Chong MD PhD MPhil
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2014 in Philadelphia




Urology: Joseph Scott Gabrielsen, MD, PhD


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