Stanton C. Honig MD

Biographical Info

  • Practice locations: Chapel Street Campus (New Haven, Hamden)
  • Residency: Boston University Urology 1988-92
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine 1992-93 Male Reproductive and Sexual Medicine and Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Male infertility, vasectomy reversal, sperm retrieval, electroejaculation, varicocele, vasectomy, erectile dysfunction, peyronie's disease, penile implant, microsurgery, transexuallism, gender reassignment surgery, low testosterone, hypogonadism, testis cancer, men's health.

Dr. Honig is a new recruit in process of credentialing for Clinical Professor of Urology at Yale University School of Medicine. In the summer of 2013, he joined the faculty of the Department of Urology at Yale University School of Medicine. He has been a Clinical Professor of Surgery/Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He graduated medical school with an M.D. with Distinction in Research from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his urologic training at Boston University School of Medicine. He finished the prestigious fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in 1993.

He has a large urologic practice that subspecializes in the comprehensive and compassionate care of patients with Male Reproduction and Sexual Dysfunction. He works closely with reproductive endocrinologists to provide coordinated care for couples trying to achieve a pregnancy. This close communication allows for the best overall evaluation of treatment options that may involve both treatment to improve sperm quality for natural intercourse or coordinated care that may include advanced reproductive techniques, including sperm retrieval.
He actively participates in clinical and basic science research that focuses on male reproduction, vasectomy, erectile dysfunction, testis cancer/?fertility link, peyronie’s disease, anabolic steroid use, hypogonadism and transsexual surgery. His urologic practice specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of the above disorders. He works closely with reproductive endocrinologists to provide coordinated care for couples trying to achieve a pregnancy.

He is actively involved in the teaching program of medical students and residents in urology, ob/gyn and reproductive endocrinology at Yale and University of Connecticut on the above areas.

He is an active member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the American Society of Andrology, and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, a subspecialty society of the American Urological Association.

He has been an national American Urological Association Plenary Session lecturer on “The Economics of Male Infertility (2002)”, “Current Treatment of Varicoceles (2009)” and The New WHO Semen Analysis Guidelines (2011) and Peyronie’s disease (2013). He is the author of numerous papers and presentations in Journal of Urology, Fertility and Sterility, Urology etc. He was a member of the AFUD Reproductive Health Council, on the Editorial board of the American Journal for Urologic Review. He is currently on the Editorial Board of Renal and Urology News. He has given State of the Art Lectures at New England Section AUA, was chairman of Society for the Study of Male Reproduction National meetings.

He was a “State of the Art” Lecturer at the Sexual Medicine Society Meeting of North America” on Current State of Male Hormonal Contraception”, a moderator of a session on “Genital Enhancement Surgery” at the 2009 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) meeting, moderator of Sessions on Male Infertility Interactive sessions on “Oligospermia” at the 2010 ASRM meeting and a speaker/moderator on “Gender Reassignment Surgery” at the 2011 ASRM Meeting and a roundtable discussant on Public Awareness of Male Infertility in 2013.

He is the past President of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR), a subsociety of the American Urological Society. He is an expert reviewer for Journal of Urology, Urology, Fertility and Sterility, International Journal of Impotence Research, Journal of Sexual Medicine, Journal of Andrology, Advances in Urology and the journal, Reproduction.

He is currently on the AUA Vasectomy Guidelines Committee, CDC Male Infertility Working Group and the Male Reproductive Health Alliance, a working group for Male Reproductive Health, with the CDC, Men’s Health Network and American Fertility Association. He gave “State of the Art Lectures at the CDC in 2010 on Modifiable Risk Factors of Male Infertility. He has lectured internationally in Egypt and Turkey within the last 5 years.

His main goal is to provide comprehensive, compassionate and personalized care to couples with male infertility and patients who have problems relating to sexual dysfunction.

Education & Training

SUNY at Binghamton (1982)
SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine (1986)
Beth Israel Medical Center, General Surgery (1986 - 1988)
Boston University School of Medicine, Urology (1988 - 1992)
Baylor College, Male Reproductive Medicine & Surgery (1982 - 1993)
Board Certification
Urology, Board Certified  (1996)

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