Sandro C. Esteves

Med.E.A. Scientific Committee

Androfert – Andrology and Human
Reproduction Clinic
Campinas, Brazil

Sandro Esteves, MD., Ph.D. is an expert in the treatment of male infertility, particularly the interface of male factor infertility and assisted reproductive technology. His work has also focused on the importance of semen analysis and sperm DNA fragmentation testing in the evaluation of men with infertility, and treatment modalities, including varicocele repair and sperm retrieval techniques using microsurgery. He is listed by Expertscape ( among the top three world experts in the areas of male infertility, azoospermia, varicocele, and sperm retrieval techniques.

He is the Founder and Medical Director of the ANDROFERT Andrology & Human Reproduction Clinic, in Campinas, Brazil. Dr. Esteves established the first Brazilian Fertility Clinic with a primary focus on male infertility, as well as the very first to introduce quality management as per the ISO 9001 standards and IVF cleanroom technology (ISO 14644-1). He is a board-certified urologist and consultant in assisted reproduction with over 25 years of clinical experience in all areas of reproductive medicine, with specialization in male reproduction.

Sandro is a Professor of Urology at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil) and Honorary Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Aarhus University (Denmark). He has received many research grants and awards from national and international societies and currently serves as the head of the Department of Infertility and Reproduction at the Brazilian Society of Urology (São Paulo Section).

Dr. Esteves received his Master’s in Surgery from the University of Campinas Medical School and his Ph.D. in Urology from the Federal University of São Paulo Medical School. His post-doctoral training was at the American Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States.

He is the author of 10 textbooks in the fields of infertility and reproductive medicine. He was also the co-editor of several Journal Supplements and has published hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific papers in top-quality journals including The Lancet, Nature, Human Reproduction Update, Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility and many more. His current Hirsch index (h-index) is 55 while his citation count is over 9K. He is a member of ‘Faculty Opinions’ in the area of reproductive endocrinology & infertility, and co-founder of the POSEIDON (Patient-Oriented Strategies Encompassing IndividualizeD Oocyte Number) group. Dr. Esteves is Associate Editor of Frontiers in Endocrinology (Reproduction) and International Brazilian Journal of Urology, Regional Editor of the Société Internationale d’Urologie Journal, an editorial board member of Nature Reviews Urology, and a dozen of other peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Dr. Esteves is a very much requested speaker and presents over 50 lectures annually. He also regularly conducts male infertility workshops, provides consulting services in the area of quality management for ART Clinics, and perform microsurgical procedures as a Visiting Professor in many countries.