Dr. Philip Werthman, one of America's foremost experts in male fertility, shines the spotlight on an imminent danger to men's reproductive health today: Testosterone Replacement Therapy.
Join Dr. Werthman and his distinguished guests, Harley Pasternak, a Celebrity Fitness Trainer,Nutritionist and New York Times Best Selling Author and Lee Reherman, a Producer, Host and Actor whose resume includes a starring role on The American Gladiators as The Hawk, for this in depth look at the alarming trend in testosterone replacement therapy, what your physician might not tell you about it (because he or she doesn't know) and the fertility risks it can pose for you and your partner when you're trying to conceive.
Celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and an Honors Degree in Kinesiology from University of Western Ontario. He is also certified by The American College of Sports Medicine and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s Department of National Defense.
Pasternak is a New York Times Bestselling Author whose books include 5-Factor Fitness, 5-Factor Diet, The 5-Factor World Diet, and The Body Reset Diet. Harley’s titles have attained global bestseller status, which has led to translation in 14 languages in over 25 countries around the globe.
As a fitness and nutrition specialist, Pasternak has trained many celebrities including Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Halle Berry, Katy Perry, Megan Fox, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Pattinson, Jessica Simpson, Ke$ha, Hilary Duff and Jennifer Hudson. He has appeared on MTV, VH1, E!, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Dr. Oz,” “THE VIEW”, “The Tyra Banks Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “Extra,” “Rachael Ray” “Next Top Model”, “GMA”, and “THE TODAY SHOW.” In addition, Harley has been covered in a wide array of print publications, including daily newspapers and health & fitness, women’s, lifestyle and entertainment magazines, such as: The New York Post, LA Times, Washington Post, Shape, Men’s Health, Fitness, Woman’s World, Glamour, Elle, Allure, Jane, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Teen People, People, US Weekly, InTouch and Star.
Pasternak has made worldwide speaking appearances in over 30 countries for a diversity of Fortune 500 companies, health and fitness organizations and government entities.
Harley is a Toronto native and currently resides with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles.
Since his early days as THE HAWK on The American Gladiators, Lee Reherman has been a recognizable entertainment personality for nearly two decades, now boasting ACTING, HOSTING, VOICE OVER, & PRODUCTION CREDITS in over 100 Television & Feature Film projects; his broad resume includes everything from wacky DISNEY characters, to gritty SHOWTIME roles, to hi-octane SPEED CHANNEL hosting gigs.
Reherman currently plays “Secret Service Agent ROSS HARDISON” in Byron Allen’s new BET comedy series, The First Family, & appears as “MERC” in JJ Abrams summer blockbuster, Star Trek 2 Into Darkness. On the hosting side, Reherman is currently in his 7th Season of Hot Rod TV for SPEED, his 2nd Season of Off Road Overhaul for THE OUTDOOR CHANNEL, & his 1st Season of Game Changers for STAGE 5 TV. And Reherman is currently the International live-action face of RED 5 STUDIO’s Video Game Firefall, having added TYPHON to his “super-hero resume,” beginning in 2012.
Also in 2012, Reherman starred on Ron Howard & Brian Grazer’s TNT Adventure Show,The Great Escape & he added a season of SPEED’s Battle of the Supercars to his car show hosting resume. In 2011, Reherman starred on SHOWTIME’s Look, was recurring on ABC’s General Hospital, & Guest Starred on NBC’s Chuck. And in 2010 Reherman Guest Starred on COMEDY CENTRAL’s Workaholics, CBS’s Medium, & CW’s 90210.
Reherman has also lent his distinguishable voice to Video Games, Animation, & Ad Campaigns, & he can currently be heard as the voice of ARMAGEDDON on The CARTOON NETWORK’s Regular Show & as one of the voices of the VISA NFL Superbowl Campaign. And he just completed VO for multiple lead characters in theBlue Harvest Motion Capture Video Game Project, set for release in 2014.
Reherman’s earlier theatrical credits include: Navy NCIS, Prison Break, Terriers, Leverage, Not Easily Broken, Race to Witch Mountain, The Closer, Bratz The Movie, The Shield, & In Case of Emergency. And he’s been a DISNEY regular with Guest Star Appearances on Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly Place, Cory of the House, Suite Life, & Thats So Raven. As a host, he’s worked for almost every network, including Best Damn on FOX, StressTest on HGTV, That Yin Yang Thing on TLC, RollerJam on SPIKE, Arena on G4, The American Veteran Awards on HISTORY, & The XFL on NBC.
Philip E. Werthman
At age 49, Dr. Philip Werthman is the most recognized vasectomy reversal surgeon and male fertility specialist in the world. His expertise and skill have been acknowledged by scholars, his colleagues and in the media.
An Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Dr. Werthman is also the author of two definitive textbooks on the subject of male fertility. Past President of the Los Angeles Urologic Society, Dr. Werthman is a recipient of the American Fertility Association’s Illuminations Award, conferred annually to the outstanding fertility doctor in the nation. In addition to performing the first-ever network-
televised vasectomy reversal surgery on ABC’s Extreme Makeover, he’s been a featured medical consultant to every news service, from CNN to NBC. But the accolades that Dr. Werthman treasures most are those from his patients: the walls of his office are filled with photos and cards expressing the heartfelt gratitude of hundreds of former patients – who are now parents.
For the last 15 years, Dr. Werthman has performed 3-4 vasectomy reversals every week, with a 98% rate of success. That’s an average of 150 new babies, every year, born to fathers who had been certain that they couldn’t have more children.At age 49, Dr. Philip Werthman is the most recognized vasectomy reversal surgeon and male fertility specialist in the world. His expertise and skill have been acknowledged by scholars, his colleagues and in the media.
Dr. Werthman’s practice is dedicated exclusively to microsurgical vasectomy reversal, no-scalpel vasectomy and the treatment of male infertility. In the course of his practice, he has performed over 20,000 microsurgical procedures and well over 2000 no-scalpel vasectomies.