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The University Andrology Laboratory provides physicians and their patients with all forms of Male Infertility Testing, as well as operating a Patient Sperm Banking Program

This full-service facility is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of the infertile male using the highest standard of quality of care. Patients can either visit the main laboratory facility on the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center campus or visit our satellite laboratory on North Michigan Avenue.

In 1996 the University Andrology Laboratory forever changed the sperm-banking world by introducing the concept of "Sperm Banking from Home" by developing the first/original and best banking by mail program the OverNiteMale® Program. The "OverNiteMale"® Program is particularly convenient for patients who are unable to make a personal visit to one of our laboratories to produce a sample. Patients can now produce a sample in the privacy of their own home from any location in the U.S.A. and send it via Federal Express® directly to our laboratory. In-patients in any hospital can also take advantage of the OverNiteMale® Program during their hospital stay.

The University Andrology Laboratory was originally introduced at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago in 1982 and relocated in 1996 to the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Department of Urology. The laboratory meets the highest standard of quality control and quality assurance. The operation of the University Andrology Laboratory has been under the direction of Gail S. Prins, Ph.D., HCLD, from its inception to the present.

For women faced with serious conditions which may impair future fertility; The University of Illinois Fertility Preservation Program offers a comprehensive team approach. Our team consists of reproductive endocrinologists, medical and surgical oncologists, pathologists, embryologists, nurses, social workers and clinical ethics consultants who are here to help. Please click here for more information regarding University of Illinois Fertility Preservation Program at the University of Illinois Center for IVF & Fertility