Amin S. Herati, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Director of Male Infertility
Director of Men's Health
The Brady Urological Institute at JHBMC 4940 Eastern Avenue 301 Building, Suite 3100 Baltimore, MD 21224

Office: 410-550-3506

Email: aherati1@jhmi.edu


Dr. Amin S. Herati, MD is an Assistant Professor at the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and works at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is the Director of Men's Health and Director of Male Infertility. 

Dr. Herati completed his urology residency at the Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, part of the Northwell Health System. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Male Infertility and Andrology at Baylor College of Medicine. While at Baylor, Dr. Herati trained with world-renowned microsurgeons and has the microsurgical expertise necessary to handle complex male infertility conditions and procedures. He has expertise in the medical and surgical management of Male Infertility, Sexual Dysfunction, and Men's Health.

Dr. Herati is active in basic and clinical research with an interest in the fertility of patients with spinal cord injury, genetic basis of male infertility, hypogonadism, and pelvic pain syndromes. 

Education and Training

Six-year accelerated medical program
Bachelors in Liberal Arts
– Summa cum laude University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

General Surgery Internship

North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System,
Hofstra North Shore – Long Island Jewish School of Medicine

Urology Residency
North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System,
Hofstra North Shore – Long Island Jewish School of Medicine

2015- 2017         
Fellow in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine


 Free access to abstracts at PubMed


  1. Ting J, Jin Q, Biles M, Berry SA, Shah M, Herati AS. Xanthogranuloma of the epididymis. Urol Case Rep. 2018 Jan 9;17:50-52.doi:10.1016/j.eucr.2018.01.004.

  1. Herati AS, Lamb DJ. Frontiers in sperm function testing: DNA fragmentation analysis shows promise. Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Sep;6(Suppl 4):S457-S458. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.03.76. PMID:29082161

  1. Sigalos JT, Pastuszak AW, Allison A, Ohlander SJ, Herati A, Lindgren MC, Lipshultz LI.Growth Hormone Secretagogue Treatment in Hypogonadal Men Raises Serum Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Levels.Am J Mens Health. 2017 Nov;11(6):1752-1757. doi: 10.1177/1557988317718662. Epub 2017 Aug 22.PMID:28830317

  1. Celtik KE, Shah PH, Patel VR, Moreira DM, George AK, Iacovelli V, Alom M, Ng A, Herati AS, Salami SS, Bierwiler H, Schwartz MJ, Richstone L; Steckel J, Vira MA, Kavoussi LR. "Active Surveillance for Incidental Small Renal Masses in the Octogenarian" World Journal of Urology. 2016 Nov 1.


  1. Herati AS, Zhelyazkova B, Bulter PR, Lamb DJ.Age-Related Alterations in the genetics and genomics of the male germ line.” Fertility and Sterility. 2017 Feb;107(2):319-323. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.12.021.

  1. Herati AS, Kohn TP, Butler PR, Lipshultz LI. The Effects of Testosterone on Benign and Malignant Conditions of the Prostate. Curr Sex Health Rep. 2017 Jun;9(2):65-73. doi: 10.1007/s11930-017-0104-7. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PMID:29056882

  1. Herati AS, Cengiz C, Lamb DJ. “Assays of Serum Testosterone.” Urol Clin North Am. 2016 May;43(2):177-84. PMID 27132574

  1. Herati AS, Pastuszak AW, The Genetic Basis of Peyronie’s Disease. Sex Med Rev. 2016 Jan 1; 4(1): 85-94. PMID 26955480

  1. George AK, Rothwax JT, Herati AS, Rais-Bahrami S, Shah P, Waingankar N, Saluja SS, Richstone L, Kavoussi LR. “Perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy stratified by body mass index.” J Endourol. 2015 Mar 19. PMID 25790190


  1. Gupta N, Herati A, Gilbert BR. Penile Doppler ultrasound predicting Cardiovascular disease in men with erectile dysfunction. Curr Urol Rep. 2015 Mar;16(3):16. doi: 10.1007/s11934-015-0482-1.

  1. George AK, Herati AS, Rais-Bahrami, S, Okhunov Z, Kavoussi LR, Richstone L. Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for Hilar Tumors: Oncologic and Renal Functional Outcomes. Urology. 2014 Jan;83(1):111-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.08.059. Epub 2013 Oct 11

  1. Herati AS, Shorter B, Srinivasan AK, Tai J, Seideman C, Lesser M, Moldwin RM. Effects of Foods and Beverages on the Symptoms of Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Urology. 2013 Dec;82(6):1376-80. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.07.015. Epub 2013 Aug 23.

  1. Herati AS, Moldwin RM. Alternative therapies in the management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. World J Urol. 2013 Aug;31(4):761-6. doi: 10.1007/s00345-013-1097-0. Epub 2013 Jun 6. PMID: 23740129

  1. Herati AS, Montag S, Andonian S, Shapiro EY, Akerman M, Kavoussi LR, Richstone L. Audio and visual analysis of urologic laparoscopic and robotic skills: objective criteria for surgical skill evaluation. Urology. 2012 Dec;80(6):1277-82. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.06.065. 


  1. George AK, Herati AS, Srinivasan AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Waingankar N, Sadek MA, Schwartz MJ, Okhunov Z, Richstone L, Okeke Z, Kavoussi LR. Perioperative outcomes of off-clamp vs complete hilar control laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2013 Apr;111(4 Pt B):E235-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11573.x. Epub 2012 Nov 6.


  1. Okhunov Z, Roy O, Duty B, Waingankar N, Herati A, Morgenstern N, Sheikh-Fayyaz S, Kavoussi LR. Clinical evaluation of a novel bipolar radiofrequency ablation system for renal masses. BJU Int. 2012 Sep;110(5):688-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.10940.x. Epub 2012 Mar 6.


  1. Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Herati AS, Srinivasan AK, Richstone L, Kavoussi LR. Off-clamp versus complete hilar control laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison by clinical stage. BJU Int. 2012 May;109(9):1376-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10592.x. Epub 2011 Oct 12


  1. Blute ML Jr, George A, Herati A, Srinivasian A, Vira MA, Kavoussi LR, Richstone L. Intracorporeal neobladder reconstruction: pressure-flow urodyamic studies in cadaveric orthotopic neobladders. BJU Int. 2012 Feb;109(3):434-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10403.x. Epub 2011 Oct 7


  1. Rais-Bahrami S, Friedlander JI, Herati AS, Sadek MA, Ruzimovsky M, Moldwin RM. Symptom profile variability of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome by age. BJU Int. 2012 May;109(9):1356-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10481.x. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

  1. Andonian S, Herati AS, Atalla MA, Rais-Bahrami S, Richstone L, Kavoussi LR.  Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Pfannenstiel Donor Nephrectomy.  Urology. 2009 Nov 12. PMID: 19913888

  1. Herati AS, Andonian S, Rais-Bahrami S, Atalla MA, Srinivasan AK, Richstone, Kavoussi LR.  The Use of Valveless Trocar System Reduces Carbon Dioxide Absorption During Laparoscopy When Compared to Standard Trocars.  Urology. 2011 May;77(5):1126-32. Epub 2010 Oct 2.

  1. Herati AS, Atalla MA, Montag S, Andonian SA, Kavoussi LR, Richstone R. LaparoEndoscopic Single-Site Radical Prostatectomy: Feasibility and technique. Arab Journal of Urology. (2011) 9, 73-77

  1. Vigneri P, Herati AS, Potters L. The Second Decade of Prostate Brachytherapy: Evidence and Cost Based Outcomes.  Urol Oncol. 2010 Jan-Feb;28(1):86-90. Review. PMID:20123355


  1. Herati AS, Atalla M, Kavoussi LR. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test:  An Allegory of Surgical Progress. BJU Int. 2010 Sep;106(6 Pt B):887-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09664.x.

  1. Srinivasan AK, Herati A, Okeke Z, Smith AD.  Renal Drainage after Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.  Journal of Endourology 2009 Oct;23 (10):1743-9. PMID: 19792862

  1. Berger A, Brandina R, Atalla MA, Herati AS, Kamoi K, Aron M, Haber GP, Stein RJ, Desai MM, Kavoussi LR, Gill IS. Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Oncologic Outcomes at 10 Years. J Urol. 2009 Nov;182(5):2172-6. Epub 2009 Sep 16.

  1. Herati AS, Atalla MA, Rais-Bahrami S, Andonian SA, Vira MA, Kavoussi LR. A New Valve-less Trocar for Urologic Laparoscopy: Initial Evaluation.  Journal of Endourology 2009 Sep;23(9):1535-9. PMID: 19694520

  1. Kenney RJ, Marszalek JM, McNally ME, Nelson BV, Herati AS, Talboy GE Jr. “The effects of race and age on axillary lymph node involvement in breast cancer patients at a Midwestern safety-net hospital.” American Journal of Surgery. 2008 Apr 24. 64-9. PMID: 18439985


  1. Herati AS, Butler, P. Lamb DJ. “Genetic Basis of Male Infertility.” The Sperm Cell: Production, Maturation, Fertilization, Regeneration. 2nd Edition. 2017. pg 208-226.

  1. Herati AS, Lingren MC, Ohlander SJ, Lipshultz LI. Chapter 54: Processing and Cryopreservation of testicular sperm. Gardner DK, Weissman A, Howles CM, Shoham (ed). Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Fifth Edition, 2017, Vol 2, CRC press

  1. Mallepally R, Butler PR, Herati AS, Lamb DJ. “The Genetic Basis of Male and Female Infertility.” Monograph on Genetics in Human Infertility. Vogt PH (ed): Genetics of Human Infertility. Monogr Hum Genet. Basel, Karger, 2017, vol 21, pp 1-16 (DOI:10.1159/000477275)

  1. Herati AS, Atalla MA.  “Chapter 10C: Management of Distal Ureteral Strictures.”  Smith’s Textbook of Endourology. 5th edition.

  1. Friedlander, J, Herati AS, Moldwin RM. “Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome.” Encyclopedia of Pain. 2nd Edition

  1. Herati AS, Moldwin RM. “Prostatitis, chronic non-bacterial, inflammatory & non-inflammatory (NIH CP/CPPS III A and B).” 5 Minute Urology Consult. 3rd edition.

  1. Gurram S, Herati AS, Gilbert BR. “The Role of Acupuncture in the Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain. Urological and Gynaecological Chronic Pelvic Pain: Current Therapies.”  SpringerJun 5, 2017

Invited Lectures

  1. “Male Biological Clock: Age-related alterations in the genetics and genomics of the male germ line” Frontiers in Aging and Regeneration Research. Atlanta, GA May 2017


Professional Societies

2004American Medical Student Association
2004Missouri State Medical Association
2004  American Medical Association
2010 American Urological Association
2011New York Section of the American Urological Association
2014American Society of Andrology
2015American Society of Reproductive Medicine 
2016Sexual Medicine Society of North America

Awards & Honors

2005Missouri State Medical Association Scholarship
2008 Gold Humanism Honor Society
20091st Place Clinical Science Category of the NS-LIJ Health System Academic Day Competition: Differences in Food Sensitivity between Female IC/PBS and Male CP/CPPS patients.
2009Best of AUA/JUA Annual Meeting Award, AUA, Chicago, IL. 
2011 Best of AUA/JUA Annual Meeting Award, Washington D.C.
2013Best of Men’s Health World Congress for Moderated Poster Presentation, Washington D.C.
2014American Society of Andrology - NIH Trainee Travel Award
2015 2nd Place Murray Friedman Resident Essay Competition
2015Best Poster Award – AUA Annual Meeting, AUA, New Orleans, LA
2016 American Society of Andrology – NIH Trainee Travel Award
2016 American Society of Andrology – Trainee Merit Award
2016 Arnold Belker Traveling Fellowship
2016 SMRU Lipshultz and Lamb Traveling Scholar Endowment Award
2017 American Society of Andrology – Outstanding Trainee Investigator Award
2017 American Society of Andrology – NIH Trainee Travel Award