Wayne Hellstrom MD, FACS

Dr Wayne Hellstrom is Chief of Andrology (male infertility and sexual dysfunction) and a Professor of Urology for the Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans.

Over the course of his 40 plus year career, he has published over 300 peer reviewed articles, and is the former president of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM).

Dr. Hellstrom specializes in Peyronie's disease, prosthetic surgery, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), surgical and vascular reconstruction, male infertility, and urethral stricture disease.


  • B.SC. Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, P.Q. Canada, 1977
  • M.D.C.M. McGill Medical School, Montreal, P.Q. Canada, 1981


  • General Surgery, Montreal General and Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill
  • University, Montreal, P.Q. Canada, 1981-1982


  • General Surgery, Montreal General and Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill
  • University, Montreal, P.Q. Canada, 1981-1983
  • Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, 1983-1985
  • Chief Resident, Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1985-1986


  • Andrology, University of California, Davis, California, 1986-1988


  • Board of Medical Examiners, State of California #G49763, 1983
  • Drug Enforcement Administrative Reg. #AH3077193, 1983
  • Certification for Lithotripsy, AUA(UCSF), 1986
  • Certification for American Board of Urology, 1988; Recertification 1997
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners Cert. #07721R, 1988
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 1990
  • ESWL/Medstone Training Certificate, 1996

Peer Reviewed Publications

National Library of Medicine - 316 Articles

Professional Accomplishments

  • Chief, Section of Andrology (Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction)
  • President of the Sexual Medical Society of North America
  • Past President of the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
  • Past President of the American Society of Andrology
  • Reviewer on Editorial Board on numerous journals.
  • Steering Committee for International Consultation on Sexual Medicine
  • Associate Editor for Urology (Gold) journal
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Sexual Medicine
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Urology


  • Tulane University Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Charity Hospital at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Doctors Hospital of Jefferson, Metairie, Louisiana
  • Huey P. Long Regional Medical Center, Pineville, LA
  • Lakeland Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital, New Orleans, LA
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Alexandria, LA
  • Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Columbia Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington, LA
  • Columbia Lakeside Medical Center, Metairie, LA
  • University Hospital, New Orleans, LA

Professional Societies

  • American Fertility Society/American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • American Medical Association (1988-1994)
  • American Society of Andrology
  • American Urological Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • International Society for Impotence Research
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Northern California Association of Urologists (1983-1988)
  • Orleans Parish Medical Society
  • Societe Internationale d'Urologie
  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS)
  • Society of Male Reproduction and Urology
  • Society of University Urologists, Inc.
  • Southeastern Section of the AUA
  • Southern Medical Association


Urology Care Podcast

Maximus Podcast with Dr. Cam

In the Media



Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction.  In: Textbook of Andrology.  Edited by Wayne J. G. Hellstrom.  Springer-Verlag: New York, April, 1997.

Handbook of Sexual Dysfunction. Edited by Wayne J. G. Hellstrom.  Allen Press: Lawrence, Kansas.  January 1999.

Audio Books and Videos

Innovations in Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy, April 1992.

Current controversies in Andrology.  April 1995.

Transurethral alprostadil: A new option in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, Sept.1997.

New perspectives in the management of BPH.  April 7, 1998.

New treatments in male sexual dysfunction.  June 1, 1999