Sheldon Marks, MD
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Sheldon Marks, MD, is a microsurgical specialist and a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology. He began performing microsurgical reversals in 1983 while at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and has specialized in microsurgical vasectomy reversals since 1991. While at Mayo, Marks completed a rotation in gynecologic surgery and infertility microsurgery, assisting with tubal reversals. Marks was a resident and then chief resident in urology at Tufts University School of Medicine/New England Medical Center in Boston. While in Boston, Marks was able to participate in a number of vasectomy reversals. Marks has enjoyed a private practice in Tucson, Ariz., since 1987.
He is a member of a number of national and international fertility and urologic societies, including the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, the American Society of Andrology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, the American Urologic Association, Western Section of the American Urologic Association, Societe d'Urologie Internationale, and the European Urology Association. He writes and lectures nationally on prostate cancer, urinary incontinence, vasectomy reversals, and related topics. Marks is the author of Prostate and Cancer: A Family Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival.