Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS

Dr. Abraham Morgentaler

T4L Education is the brainchild of Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, a pioneer in the study and treatment of testosterone deficiency since the 1970s.

Dr. Abraham Morgentaler is one of the great pioneers in men’s health over the last 30 years. His research on testosterone – first in lizards, and then in humans – has revolutionized biological concepts and changed medical practice. He is the leading global expert in the area of testosterone and prostate cancer.

Dr. Morgentaler is an Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston. In 1999, Dr Morgentaler opened the first comprehensive men’s health center in the US, Men’s Health Boston. He is an author of four books for the public, has published more than 200 scientific articles, and appeared on numerous national television and radio shows and podcasts.

Dr. Morgentaler is available for consultations, review of legal cases, interviews, and speaking engagements.

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  • Coined the term “low T”
  • Pioneered modern use of testosterone therapy
  • First comprehensive Men’s Health center in US (1999)
  • First set of clinical recommendations for testosterone therapy (2004 New England Journal of Medicine)
  • First publication on use of T therapy in men at risk for prostate cancer
  • First publication on use of T therapy in men on active surveillance for prostate cancer
  • Developed Saturation Model
  • Showed testosterone therapy does not cause rapid progression of prostate cancer
  • Co-founded Androgen Study Group, which challenged unfounded fears of cardiovascular risk with T therapy
  • First book for public and physicians on how to diagnose and treat testosterone deficiency
  • Created and chaired Expert Consensus Meeting on Testosterone (Prague 2015)
  • Co-founded Androgen Society
  • First President of Androgen Society
  • Co-founded the journal, Androgens: Clinical Research and Therapeutics
  • Senior Editor, Androgens: Clinical Research and Therapeutics
  • Invited lecturer in more than 30 countries
  • 2022 John K. Lattimer Lecture at annual meeting of American Urological Association

Baum, Neil H. MD, and Morgentaler, Abraham, MD. “Interviews with Icons: Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, and Testosterone Therapy in Clinical Medicine” February 2023. Accessed Jun 2023. https://grandroundsinurology.com/interviews-with-icons-abraham-morgentaler-md-facs-and-testosterone-therapy-in-clinical-medicine/

Books by Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS

Dr. Morgentaler has published five best-selling books for the public.

This is the landmark book on testosterone that explains the basics of what physicians and patients alike should know about testosterone.

In this book Dr. Morgentaler takes you inside his exam room to share the secrets and stories that influenced his humanistic views on men and sexuality.

This is the paperback version of Why Men Fake It. The chapter on testosterone provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Dr. Morgentaler’s research that upended the scientific community.

This is Dr. Morgentaler’s insightful and often humorous exploration of how Viagra changed the world, just 5 years after it was launched.

A primer on how the male body works. You’ll be surprised at what you’ll learn.