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Dr. Robert Brannigan

Urologist - Male Infertility Specialist

Dr. Brannigan completed his residency in urology at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and followed this with a fellowship in male reproductive medicine and surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During his fellowship, Dr. Brannigan trained with Dr. Larry Lipshultz, a world-renowned leader in the field of male reproductive medicine and surgery. Dr. Brannigan is Director of the Andrology Laboratory at Northwestern, which conducts state-of-the-art testing to assist in the evaluation of male factor infertility.

Dr. Brannigan has expertise in the following areas: evaluation and treatment of male factor infertility, microsurgical vasectomy reversal, sperm procurement techniques, microsurgical varicocele ligation, managing testicular failure and hypogonadism, sperm cryopreservation/banking, evaluation and treatment of ejaculatory disorders, general urology




Medical School

  • MD: Northwestern University
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency: Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern



Dr. Robert Brannigan is the author and co-author of over 33 scientific publications and book chapters in prestigious scientific journals specializing in urology. He is co-editor of the book “Fertility Preservation in Adult Male Cancer Patients.,” published in 2007. Click here for a listing of the Scientfic Publications.

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Robert Brannigan extensive infertility experience and accomplishments are outlined in his Curriculum Vitae