Professional Directory

Peter N. Schlegel, MD

The Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital


525 East 68th Street





Dr. Schlegel is the James J. Colt Professor of Urology, a Professor of Reproductive Medicine, and Urologist-in-Chief for New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. His early training as a resident at Johns Hopkins led him to perform ground-breaking work in prostate cancer and male infertility. After a fellowship at Cornell and Rockefeller/The Population Council, he elected to stay on the faculty at Weill Cornell rather than returning to Baltimore, as planned.Dr. Schlegel’s contributions to scientific literature are reflected in over 250 published manuscripts and several NIH research grants. He has made major contributions to the genetic and hormonal evaluation of infertility patients, as well as development of a surgical procedure to treat the most severe forms of male infertility, called “microTESE” or “The Schlegel procedure.” He has also developed new treatments for prostate cancer.Dr. Schlegel serves on RESOLVE’s Physicians Council. Read why Dr. Schlegel chooses to personally support RESOLVE at–partnerships/why-donate/physicians-council.html.