From the surprising stats on vasectomies and erectile dysfunction, to the need-to-know info about circumcision - we go there with Urologist Dr. Rena Malik.

Some questions answered include:
1. How does tubal ligation compare with a vasectomy procedure? Side effects?
2. Why aren't more people getting vasectomies? Cultural beliefs?
3. What are the global trends around infant circumcision? What do parents need to know?
4. How can men improve erectile dysfunction?

Dr. Rena D. Malik is Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Urology and Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She previously completed medical school at NYU School of Medicine followed by urologic residency training at the University of Chicago and fellowship at University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center.

She specializes in reconstructive urology including the management of female and male voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, vaginal and robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, male and female urethral stricture, vesicovaginal fistula, urethral diverticulum, and mesh-related complications. She is currently a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, the Society of Women in Urology, and the Association for Women Surgeons. She is also the social media chair for the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) and serves on the communications committee for the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS).


Dr. Malik is regularly featured by media outlets such as US News & World Report, MSN, and Bustle and has an active YouTube channel providing education on common urologic conditions. She was awarded Top Doctor 2019 and 2020 by Baltimore Magazine for Urology and Urogynecology. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Her research interests include gender disparities, health literacy, and medical misinformation in social media. 

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