Dr. Natan Bar-Chama is the Director of the Center of Male Reproductive Health at RMA of New York, part of the fertility specialist team at RMA of New York, a participating provider in the WINFertility Network.
Dr. Bar-Chama is the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Urology, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His sub-specialty clinical practice is exclusively dedicated to male reproductive medicine and microsurgical reconstruction for the treatment of male-factor infertility (vasectomy reversal, varicocelectomy, testicular and epididymal sperm retrieval, and vasectomy).
Education and Certification
Dr. Bar-Chama is a board certified urologist who received his medical degree with special distinction for research in male infertility and also completed his urology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1993, Dr. Bar-Chama was awarded the prestigious New York Academy of Medicine F.C. Valentine Fellowship and received sub-specialty training in male reproductive medicine and surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Current Hospital Appointments
Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital
Associate Professor, Urology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Bar-Chama’s research (over $3 million in grants) and publications have focused on male infertility and erectile dysfunction. In 1998, he received the Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award for leadership, innovation, and outstanding achievement in urological science.
Since 2005, Dr. Bar-Chama has been listed each year as one of the “Best Doctors in New York” by New York Magazine. Dr. Bar-Chama serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU), of the American Urological Association (AUA) (to be president in 2012), The Society of Male Reproductive Urology (SMRU) of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and The American Fertility Association.