Stephen Shaban, Urologist
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Stephen Shaban


3821 Ed Drive Raleigh NC, 27612


I am a board-certified reproductive urologist in private practice who has over 25 years of experience and has served on the University of North Carolina School of Medicine faculty where I was a Clinical Professor of Surgery/Urology and assistant chief of the urology division.  I am committed to providing the highest caliber care for all of my patients.  I have built a reputation for practicing evidence-based medicine with integrity.  I have a long history of working locally and nationally with reproductive endocrinologists, gynecologists, urologists and primary care providers to provide couples comprehensive, state-of-the-art Male Factor Infertility diagnosis and treatment.  I use the most innovative and effective procedures and surgical techniques.  In fact, there are a number of practice areas like microsurgical vasectomy reversals, microsurgical varicocele repair, reconstructive surgery for obstructive azoospermia, surgical sperm harvesting and no-scalpel vasectomies, with which I have more experience than most urologists in North Carolina and the southeastern United states. I also provide comprehensive general urologic care for men and women of all ages.

I received my MD degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, followed by a residency in urology at the University of South Florida Hospitals in Tampa. I went on to complete a nationally recognized postdoctoral fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.  I have served as President of the Durham-Orange County Medical Society and the Carolina Urological Association, and am a charter member of The Society for the Study of Male Reproduction with the American Urological Association. I attend the Annual Meetings of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Urological Association. 

I enjoy putting people at ease and I am sensitive to my patient’s psychological well-being. My approach to patient care is to respect your time and past experiences and to put your welfare first at all times.  In doing so, I act as a patient advocate and demand quality care, respect your dignity and minimize system complexities.  Furthermore, I am committed to reviewing all of your options, not just the ones that I can provide.  In recognition of my work, I have repeatedly been voted one of America’s Top Doctors®, The Best Doctor’s in America®, and Business North Carolina’s Premier Practitioners. 

I grew up in a small steel town outside of Pittsburgh, PA.  I wanted to be a doctor since middle school and was drawn to urology through my experiences with Mt. Sinai Hospital urologists.  My Croatian heritage drove me to becoming a “foodie” along with my three children.  I enjoy music, traveling, and trying to stay fit. 

Education and Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine M.D. 1982

Board Certification

American Board of Urology

Provider Details

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Stephen Shaban's Expert Contributions
  • I'm not able to ejaculate?

    You are middle-aged. Could be something serious related to your cardiovascular fitness or another hormonal instability. I highly recommend you see your primary care doctor sooner than later. READ MORE

  • I have a black lump on my private parts?

    You really need to visit with your primary care physician first and They can take a look at this. READ MORE

  • Genital warts?

    Difficult to be certain. Would need to biopsy and remove. See a Dermatologist or urologist. READ MORE

  • I think I might have HPV?

    Sorry but this is not a good quality picture for me to help you with a diagnosis. I highly recommend you seek consultation with a local dermatologist or urologist and in the meantime, either avoid sex or be careful - use a condom! READ MORE

  • Trouble conceiving?

    Hello, keep trying for a total of 6 months, then consult your wife's gynecologist and you then need to see a urologist. READ MORE

  • Can accessing your rectal cavity cause anorogasmia?

    Unfortunately, your story doesn’t really make medical sense. I recommend that you see your primary care provider very soon or consult with a local urologist. READ MORE

  • Blood in urine?

    Not going to affect getting pregnant. You didn’t mention any other symptoms. See your gynecologist, or a urologist soon. READ MORE

  • Bumps on my penis?

    Sometimes, but you would need to be examined and can’t do that here. See your PCP or urologist. READ MORE

  • Urine testing?

    Need to see your PCP asap and talk about this! READ MORE

  • Concerned about prostate?

    Your symptoms are nonspecific and are not likely related to your rising PSA. Sometimes sexual activity before having PSA blood test drawn can falsely elevate them. If you were my patient I would have you under surveillance which means I would see you and check your PSA every three months until we’re both comfortable otherwise if it keeps going up, you need to have a prostate MRI. Stay close to your local urologist. READ MORE

  • Red dots around my head?

    It doesn’t appear that bad actually at least in your photograph, you are likely just irritating it, and would recommend that you just back off from masturbation for a while and/or after it heals, just to use some better lubricant. READ MORE

  • Penis curve?

    I understand and my recommendation would be that you need to see your local urologist and or a specialist urologist who deals with erectile dysfunction at a university setting. READ MORE

  • Penis stinging pain?

    You may have developed a fungal infection under your foreskin from the antibiotic usage. I recommend you see your PCP or urologist asap. READ MORE

  • Semen leakage?

    First of all, how can you be so sure that its semen leaking after you urinate? Also if you’re having that much discomfort you should see your primary care doctor or urologist - as perhaps you’ve got a urinary tract infection or some sort of urethral abnormality - and or there’s also the possibility that you might be masturbating too much and you’re actually just angering in your prostate. READ MORE

  • HIV question?

    Not likely. But be cautious and see your PCP. READ MORE

  • How to cure a UTI?

    Sometimes a healthy young person can fight off a urinary tract infection on their own and not need to take antibiotics but if you are symptomatic for more than 1 to 2 days, you really should see your primary care physician, gynecologist, or a urologist if you have one. READ MORE

  • Lump in groin area?

    Could be several things… Go see your PCP soon! READ MORE

  • What does this lump mean?

    Could be a skin sebaceous cyst. My recommendation is to see your primary care doctor first and/or a urologist sooner than later. READ MORE

  • Bladder sling?

    I feel that it would be safer to abstain for four weeks to keep the area as free of any outside bacteria as possible. READ MORE

  • Prostate health?

    It’s time to see a urologist. Check some blood work - hormones… Get in shape! All fixable! READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Male Reproductive Medicine and SurgerySperm HarvestingSexual MedicineHypogonadismNo-scalpel VasectomyMicrosurgical Vasectomy ReversalMicrosurgical Varicocelectomy

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine  
  • American Urological Association  

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3821 Ed Drive -
Raleigh, NC 27612
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