Struggling to Conceive? Male Factor Infertility Could be to Blame.

Male factor infertility is present in close to forty percent of couples struggling to conceive. Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston explains male factor infertility.
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Feb. 12, 2013 - PRLog -- When struggling to conceive, many automatically think the infertility problem is with the female.  This is not always the case.   Male infertility is present in up to forty percent of childless couples. When trying to conceive and struggling, it is important that male partners receive a complete history and physical examination. At The Fertility Center of Charleston, the male and female's infertility work-ups are done at the same time. The first step in  evaluation of a man's infertility is semen analysis. If needed, a more extended evaluation can be explored, including sperm function assays, urological and endocrinological evaluation.

Dr. Stephanie Singleton explains the process, "At The Fertility Center of Charleston, reproductive endocrinologists and urologists combine their efforts to diagnose and treat sperm disorders.  We have a highly qualified qualified andrology laboratory."    
She continues, "The good news is that there is are different types of therapy for male infertility."
Led by only female reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Stephanie Singleton, The Fertility Center of Charleston is a highly specialized fertility center providing in-depth diagnostic testing and advanced treatment. They offer an array of services tailored to the specific needs of the patients.

Dr. Stephanie Singleton is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and infertility and in obstetrics and gynecology. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Singleton originally earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Presbyterian College of Clinton, South Carolina followed by a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Atlanta, Georgia. She then earned a Doctor of Medicine degree at Mercer University School of Medicine before completing a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Tennessee. Finally, Dr. Singleton completed her fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia, known for producing the first successful in vitro fertilization pregnancy in the United States.

During her fellowship Dr. Singleton conducted research in the area of male factor infertility and uterine cavity evaluation. She was awarded The Endocrine Fellows Foundation Research Grant for her pursuit of research in male factor infertility and her research was published in peer review medical journals to include Human Reproduction and Reproduction, Fertility and Development.

To follow her fellowship training, Dr. Singleton practiced in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina at Southeastern Fertility Center and served on the faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina. She moved to Georgia in 2008 where she developed a busy and successful following at Georgia Reproductive Specialists of Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Singleton's interests include in vitro fertilization therapy, polycystic ovarian syndrome, amenorrhea and male factor infertility.

The Fertility Center of Charleston offers state of the art fertility treatments by the only female reproductive endocrinologist in the Charleston area.  Services offered at The Fertility Center of Charleston include: infertility testing, in-vitro fertilization, ovulation induction, IUI, fertility preservation, preimplantation, genetic diagnosis, mind and body services and cryopreservation/egg freezing.
For more information about male infertility and the treatment options available, log onto To schedule an appointment with Dr. Singleton call 843-881-7400.
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