BiographySandro Esteves is Medical and Scientific Director of ANDROFERT -Andrology and Human Reproduction Clinic- a referral Fertility Center for male reproduction in Brazil. His Center was the first in Brazil to obtain full ISO 9001 certifications.
Dr. Sandro obtained his MD in 1990 from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, where he did residency training in General Surgery and Urology. He completed his training in the United States (1995-1996) as a Research Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Reproductive Medicine. He was awarded a Master Degree in Surgery in 1998, obtained at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil), and a PhD. in Medicine (Urology) in 2001, at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP, Brazil). Dr. Esteves is a Board-certified Urologist by the Brazilian Society of Urology (SBU). Sandro is also certified director of Assisted Reproduction Technology Center and Consultant in Assisted Human Reproduction by the Brazilian Society of Assisted Reproduction (SBRA) and RedLatinoAmericana de Reprodución Asistida.
He is a Collaborating Professor in the Department of Surgery (Division of Urology) at the University of Campinas (Brazil) and Research Collaborator at both the Cleveland Clinic's Center for Reproductive Medicine (USA) and the Genetic Unit, Department of Biology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Spain). He holds an honorary title of Clinical Tutor in Urology at the University of Edinburgh (UK).
Dr. Sandro has published over 130 scientific papers and review articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, authored over 60 book chapters, and presented over 150 papers at both national and international scientific meetings. His current Hirsch index (h-index) is 25 while his citation count is more than 2,000.
He has served as an editor of 5 textbooks related to reproductive medicine and assisted reproductive technology. He is the guest editor of 3 special issues in scientific journals on topics related to reproductive medicine. Dr. Sandro serves on the Editorial Board of several Journals and is Associate Editor of the International Brazilian Journal of Urology and Frontiers in Reproductive Endocrinology.
Dr. Sandro has been invited as guest speaker at many international meetings in over 30 countries. He is the recipient of the "Alumni of the Year" Award from the Cleveland Clinic Center for Reproductive Medicine, and the Star Award from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine for the last 4 years.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Male infertility, reproductive endocrinology, cleanroom technology, and quality management.