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October 28, 2008

Dr. Tobias Köhler Dr. Tobias Kohler portrait has joined the faculty at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of surgery.  He specializes in andrology, which includes the treatment of male infertility and erectile and sexual dysfunction.

Köhler is director of a sexual dysfunction clinic at SIU which addresses treatment of erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and low testosterone levels.  He heads the onco-fertility program at the SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at SIU, which address fertility preservation and sexual health issues before patients undergo cancer treatments.  He also is part of the new fertility center at SIU which will offer research and treatment for couples with fertility problems.

Prior to joining SIU, Köhler completed an andrology fellowship at Northwestern School of Medicine in Chicago (2008).  He completed all of his previous medical training at the University of Minnesota (UM) in Minneapolis, including his urology residency training (2003).  Kohler earned a master’s in public health in epidemiology (2001).  He graduated from UM with honors where he earned both his medical and bachelor’s degrees (1997, 1993).

Köhler is a member of several medical societies related to male infertility and sexual dysfunction including the American Urologic Association, American Society for Reproductive Medicine and American Society of Andrology.  He has published manuscripts, lectured and presented scientific abstracts on various subjects including preservation of male fertility, erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and penile prostheses.  In addition, he has been accepted as a CREST (Clinical Research/ Reproductive Scientist Training) Scholar this fall.