A/Prof Katz is the first urologist in Victoria to have undertaken a sub-speciality fellowship in male infertility and microsurgery at the prestigious Cornell Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery in New York, USA.

A/Prof Katz worked with some of the world leaders and pioneers in male infertility and microsurgery – Marc Goldstein and Peter Schlegel

A/Prof Katz is one the first urologists in Victoria to perform the microsurgical varicocele repair. This has been shown in numerous studies to have the best long term results and lowest complication rate compared with other techniques such as embolisation.

Varicoceles have been shown to affect a man’s fertility and also may improve the outcomes of IVF.