Dr. Natan Bar-Chama, Director of the Center of Male Reproductive Health at RMA of New York, is a board-certiﬁed Urologist and Male Infertility Specialist. Following his urology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he was awarded the New York Academy of Medicine F.C. Valentine Fellowship and sub-specialized in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. For the last 20 years, Dr. Bar-Chama has been the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and is on faculty in both the Departments of Urology and Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Science at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
About Natan Bar-Chama
Medical School: Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Graduation Year: 1987
Professional Webpage: https://rmany.com/our-practice/team-of-physicians/dr-natan-b...
Honors and Awards:
Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award for leadership, innovation, and outstanding achievement in urological science
New York Magazine “Best Doctors in New York"
CASTLE CONNOLLY “Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area”
2001 - 2011
AMERICAN INFERTILITY ASSOCIATION Family Building Award
American Board of Urology
National Board of Medical Examiners
Board of Directors, (Current President 2011- 2012), Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, American Urological Association (AUA)
Member of the Board, American Fertility Association (AFA)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine : Teaching both first and second year medical students. First year Physiology course: male reproductive medicine. Second year: Pathophysiology course: male reproductive medicine, erectile dysfunction, contraception.
Publications, Lectures and Presentations:
Fisch, H., Laor E., Bar-Chama, N., Witkin, S., Tolia B., Reid R. Detection of Testicular Endocrine Abnormalities and Their Correlation with Serum Antisperm in Men Following Vasectomy. Journal of Urology, 141:1129-1132, 1989.
Minsky L., Bar-Chama, N., Melman A., Weinberg J. ESWL of Renal and Ureteral Calculi on the Modified HM3 Dornier Lithotripotor. Journal of Urology 145: 268, 1991
Izadyar F, Wong J, Maki C, Pacchiarotti J, Ramos T, Howerton K, Yuen C, Greilach S, Zhao HH, Chow M, Chow YC, Rao J, Barritt J, Bar-Chama N, Copperman AB. Identification and characterization of repopulation speratogonial stem cells from the adult human testis. Hum Reprod. 2011 Jun;26(6): 1296-306
Luna M, Finkler E, Barritt J, Bar-Chama N, Sandler B, Copperman AB, Grunfeld L. Paternal age and assisted reproductive technology outcome in ovum recipients. Fertil Steril. 2009 Nov
Other Outstanding Achievements:
Director. The Mount Sinai Sexual Health Program. Treatment of men with erectile dysfunction. Clinical trials for new impotence treatments
Director. The Mount Sinai Male Reproductive Rehabilitation Program. A program dedicated to enhancing the fertility of men with neurological (primarily spinal cord injured) impairments
Director. The Center for Male Reproductive Health Provides a comprehensive approach including in vitro fertilization and ICSI to couples with male factor infertility. Ongoing research to explore new assays to assess sperm quality.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1987 - 1993
Fellowship, Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
1993 - 1994