MD, MBA, MPHAssociate Professor, Urology, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Laboratory for Andrology Research; Medical Director, Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery, Houston, TX, United States
Mohit Khera, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., earned his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University. He subsequently earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration and his Masters Degree in Public Health from Boston University. He received his Medical Degree from The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and completed his Residency training in the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine. After finishing a six-year residency in Urology, he completed a one-year fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery with Dr. Larry I. Lipshultz.
Currently an Associate Professor in the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine, he specializes in Male Infertility and Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction. He also serves as the Director of the Laboratory for Andrology Research at Baylor College of Medicine and Medical Director of the Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery. He was recently appointed as the Medical Director for Baylor College of Medicine’s Executive Health Program.
Dr. Khera is an enthusiastic investigator in the laboratory. In 2006 he was awarded the American Urological Association and Pfizer Scholars Grant to study erectile dysfunction; in 2007 he was awarded an Auxilium Pharmaceutical Grant to study testosterone replacement therapy for prostate cancer patients, and in 2008 he was awarded an Allergan grant to study the effects of botulinum toxin in treating Peyronie’s disease. These studies continue, and in 2012 Dr. Khera was awarded one of 2 national grants to study sexual dysfunction in men taking finasteride. Also in 2012 he patented a new delivery system for testosterone and currently his laboratory is studying stem cells to treat sexual dysfunction.
He is a widely published writer, having co-authored book chapters including those for the acclaimed Campbell-Walsh Urology textbook, for Clinical Gynecology, and for the fourth edition of Infertility in the Male edited by Lipshultz, Howards, and Niederberger. He also co-edited the third and most recent edition of the popular book Urology and the Primary Care Practitioner. In 2014 he published his second book “Recoupling: A Couple’s 4 Step Guide to Greater Intimacy and Better Sex”. Dr. Khera has published over 60 articles in scientific journals and has given over 120 lectures throughout the world on testosterone replacement therapy and sexual dysfunction.
Dr. Khera currently serves as an active member in the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the American Society of Andrology. In 2014 he became Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. He currently serves on the American Urologic Association (AUA) Examination Committee and Sexual Dysfunction Guidelines Committee. He teaches courses on low testosterone and sexual dysfunction for the AUA locally and internationally.
Dr. Khera freely shares his time and knowledge with the general public. He has been voted one of Houston’s Best Doctors by Health and Sport Fitness Magazine and is a frequent guest on such TV programs as Fox News’ “Ask the Doctor.” He also writes a blog on Men’s Health for the Houston Chronicle Newspaper.