Graduated from McGill University - 1981
Surgery Residency - McGill University - 1981 - 1982
Residency - (Urology) University of California at San Francisco, 1983-1986
Fellowship (Andrology) - University of California at Davis, 1986-1988
Board Certification, American Board of Urology, 1988
Fellow of American College of Surgeons, 1990
Dr. Hellstrom is a board-certified Professor of Urology and Chief, Section of Andrology, at Tulane University School of Medicine. He received his MD from McGill Medical School in Montreal, followed by a residency there in general surgery. He completed a residency in urology at the University of California in San Francisco and an AUA scholar-funded fellowship in andrology at the University of California at Davis.
Having instructed more than 30 fellows, visiting students, residents, and physicians, Dr. Hellstrom practices as a urologist at Tulane Medical Center, University Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center (New Orleans), where he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sexual dysfunction, including Peyronie’s disease, surgical and vascular reconstruction, prosthetic surgery, male infertility (both surgical and medical therapies), BPH, and urethral stricture disease.
A member of numerous professional societies, he is the former President of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), the American Society of Andrology (ASA), and the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM). The Associate Editor of Urology (Gold Journal) and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Urology, US Urology, and the Asian Journal of Andrology, as well as a reviewer for numerous journals, he has authored or coauthored over 100 book chapters and more than 550 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. The editor of several textbooks in the field of andrology, including Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction (1997), Handbook of Sexual Dysfunction (1999), Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement (2013), and Bioenvironmental Issues Affecting Men’s Reproductive and Sexual Health (2017), he has delivered numerous presentations locally, nationally, and internationally on various topics in male sexual dysfunction and male infertility.
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