Sex is doctor's life's work
June 3rd, 2013
06:35 AM ET

Sex is doctor's life's work

Dr. Irwin Goldstein isn't squeamish about describing operations on private parts. He remembers, for instance, that he performed his first penile implant on a patient in 1976. "I just did one yesterday," he added.

Goldstein, 63, director of San Diego Sexual Medicine and director of sexual medicine at Alvarado Hospital, has had a long career providing medical help to those with sexual problems. He has worked on understanding the physiology of the male erection, and has played key roles in the development of drugs for both male and female sexual dysfunction.

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Hugo

    Very interesting, is something that gives hope to men and women that will help in so many ways.

    June 21, 2013 at 3:20 pm |
  2. They call him "Dr. Hangdown"

    June 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm |
  3. Donald

    This is a really good tip especially to those new to the blogosphere.

    Short but very accurate info… Thanks for sharing this one.

    A must read post!

    June 13, 2013 at 1:49 pm |
  4. Glen

    Gross.

    June 3, 2013 at 10:29 am |

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