Male infertility issues account for up to 50 percent of infertility problems among couples. We are proud to have developed a robust and comprehensive response to such a common problem. There are various causes of male infertility that can be evaluated at UNC Fertility in Raleigh.

Causes of Male Infertility

Our physicians and andrologists have extensive experience with the many known factors that can potentially lead to male infertility, which include:

  • Genetic disorders
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Infection (acute and/or chronic infections of the prostate or testicle)
  • Anatomic issues (blockages, varicoceles, tumors)
  • Previous surgery or vasectomy
  • Direct injury (testicular or pelvic trauma, heat, irradiation, etc.)
  • Indirect injury (radiation therapy, chemotherapy, environmental toxins, drugs, tobacco, alcohol, etc.)


We will work with you to pinpoint the exact cause of infertility and create a customized treatment plan to address your needs. Our on-site andrology laboratory offers expertise in the following services:

    • Semen analysis
    • Centrifugation and pellet analysis for azoospermia
    • Semen cryopreservation and storage
    • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) processing
    • Sperm morphology testing
    • Leukocytospermia screening


We welcome you to contact us with any further questions about your needs and our leading-edge male reproductive services. Please call us at 919-908-0000 to schedule an appointment.