About flannigan fertility

Dr. Ryan Flannigan

Dr. Ryan Flannigan found his passion for Men’s Health during his residency at Vancouver General and believes strongly in a holistic approach to the delivery of services. He specializes in male infertility and sexual medicine, supported through research. Dr. Flannigan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, and completed his residency in Urology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Dr. Flannigan completed his fellowship training in Male Reproduction, Microsurgery and Sexual Medicine at the world-renowned Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Center in New York, NY.

Throughout his training, Dr. Flannigan received many distinctions, honours, scholarships and awards of excellence. He has authored and co-authored a range of scientific posters, research papers, and presentations on a range of topics related to the treatment of infertility. His current clinical and research interests include the evaluation of genetic and molecular mechanisms contributing to non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA), as well as the identification of the molecular underpinnings of Peyronies Disease.

Beyond bench science, Dr. Flannigan is involved in numerous clinical trials and is actively involved in research related to preventative health and health promotion jointly with the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation.


Dr. Flannigan is currently a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), American Society for Andrology, Canadian Urology Association and American Urological Association among others.

  • Surgeon-Scientist Male Reproduction & Sexual Medicine, Vancouver Prostate Centre
  • Assistant Professor, Department Of Urologic Sciences, University Of British Columbia
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Director, Male Reproduction & Sexual Medicine Research Program, Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC
  • Clinic lead, British Columbia Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program, Sexual Medicine

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