Dr. Morgentaler was born in Montreal, Canada. He graduated from Harvard College in 1978, and from Harvard Medical School in 1982. Dr. Morgentaler completed his residency in 1988 from the Harvard Program in Urology, and then joined the faculty of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery (Urology). In 1999 Dr. Morgentaler founded Men's Health Boston, a center focusing on sexual and reproductive health for men. Dr. Morgentaler was the recipient of the New Investigator Award in 1994 granted by the American Foundation of Urological Disease.
Dr. Morgentaler is an international authority on men’s health, and in particular, testosterone deficiency in men. He was one of the first to recognize and treat the decline in testosterone seen with aging (often called “male menopause” or “andropause”). Dr. Morgentaler’s research has been instrumental in teaching a new generation of physicians that testosterone therapy is not risky for prostate cancer, reversing a belief that had been held for 70 years. Dr. Morgentaler has also published widely on male sexual dysfunction and male reproductive disorders.
Dr. Morgentaler has published over 120 scientific articles, and his work has appeared in:
- The New England Journal of Medicine
- The Lancet
- The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
- The American Journal of Medicine
Dr. Morgentaler is also the author of several popular books:
- Testosterone For Life: Recharge Your Vitality, Sex Drive, Muscle Mass, and Overall Health
- The Viagra Myth: The Surprising Impact on Love and Relationships
- Why Men Fake It: The Truth About Men and Sex
Dr. Morgentaler's clininc Men's Health Boston www.MensHealthBoston.com is actively engaged in helping the medical community and public to understand how to safely and effectively treat men with testosterone deficiency.