Dr. Yafi specializes in Andrology (men’s health), which includes focus on male infertility, sexual dysfunction, and low testosterone. He is the Medical Director of the Department of Urology’s Men’s Health Program at UC Irvine.
- Dr. Yafi has received research grants from the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the Quebec Urological Association
- He has received recognition and rewards for his research
- He has been an invited guest speaker at multiple national and international conferences
Faysal A. Yafi, MD, FRCSC, is the medical director of the Department of Urology Men’s Health Program at UC Irvine Health. He specializes in andrology (men’s health), which includes the treatment of male sexual dysfunction, male infertility, low testosterone, Peyronie’s disease, male voiding dysfunction, and prosthetic surgery.
Dr. Yafi received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Subsequently, he transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to complete an internship in general surgery. Yafi pursued a clinical research fellowship followed by a residency in urology at McGill University Health Center in Montreal, Canada. He then completed a two-year fellowship in andrology and prosthetic surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Dr. Yafi has been a recipient of research grants from the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the Quebec Urological Association, which allowed him to further study the prevention and treatment of Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction. He has received awards and recognition for his research and has been an invited guest speaker at various national and international conferences. He is published in more than 80 peer-reviewed publications. A well-connected urologist, Yafi is an active member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the American Society of Andrology, the American Urological Association, and the Société Internationale d’Urologie. Also, he is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.
Undergraduate: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Medical School: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Residency: McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
Fellowship Training: Tulane University School of Medicine