Dr. Robert Oates is a urologist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Oates specializes in Male Infertility and is internationally recognized as an expert in all areas of this field. Dr Oates is Fellowship trained in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and is one of the leading Vasectomy Reversal surgeons in the region. He has authored numerous publications and continues to advance the science of the genetic basis of male infertility. He and his support staff are caring and pride themselves on scheduling patients in a very timely and convenient fashion. Erica can be reached at 617.638.1007 and will be happy to facilitate an initial visit.
Dr. Oates is a Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. He has presented at local, national and international meetings on innumerable occasions (symposia, podium, poster, roundtable). In his male reproductive surgical research career, he authored the first papers on the intentional cryopreservation of epididymal and testis sperm and has been actively involved in clinical and laboratory research on the genetic basis of male reproductive failure, having directed the research leading to the first peer-reviewed manuscript linking Congenital Bilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens and mutations in the Cystic Fibrosis genes. He authored the definitive publication on the clinical aspects of a Y chromosomal AZFc microdeletion with David Page. He has served as President of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR), the President of the Society of Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU), an affiliate society within ASRM, and President of the New England Fertility Society.
He directs the Fellowship and Residency programs for the Boston University Department of Urology, and has a busy clinical practice involving all aspects of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He has served as Program Chair for many national societal meetings and was the Scientific Program Chair for the 2012 ASRM Annual Meeting.