Demonstrating continued excellence in the field, The Men's Clinic at UCLA and the UCLA Department of Urology along with its varied Centers of Excellence, is often the subject of stories in newspapers, magazines, and journals. The Department also frequently issues news releases to keep the community informed on the latest developments in urology, men’s health, the treatments available at UCLA, and various milestones within the Department. We include here a collection of recent stories, and an archive of older articles, for your further information.
Best in the West and No. 4 in the Nation - UCLA Urology ranks as one of the top four in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the 25th consecutive year. To be included on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a medical center must be ranked very high in at least six of the 16 specialties. Story on uclahealth.org >
July 19, 2021
Dr. Jesse Mills - Inverse interviewed Jesse Mills, MD, director of the Men’s Clinic at UCLA, about the vasectomy procedure and the physical recovery process beyond pain as well as the mental health impacts. Read more >
Sriram Eleswarapu, MD, reproductive urologist and assistant clinical professor of UCLA Urology, was featured on Insider about debunking 19 myths about getting pregnant and fertility.
August 28, 2020
Jesse Mills, MD, director of the Men’s Clinic at UCLA and professor of urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was quoted in Men’s Health Spain on common penis injuries.
June 12, 2020
Dr. Jesse Mills - The UCLA Health Zone Show with Dr. Phil Cohen featured Jesse Mills, MD, associate clinical professor of urology and director of The Men's Clinic at UCLA, to talk about the most vital health issues for men during June’s “Men’s Health Month.”
June 19, 2020
ABC7 featured Jesse Mills, MD, an associate clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, in a Father’s Day segment on the importance of men attending to their health concerns during COVID-19. A UCLA patient also was featured.
June 12, 2020
The celebration of Pride Month has focused a spotlight not only on the important voices and critical progress made by the LGBTQ community but also on issues that still must be addressed to create a more inclusive, equitable and supportive society. Dr. Jesse Mills, director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA and a physician in the Gender Health Program, offers insight into how LGBTQ individuals can navigate the health care setting and shares common concerns seen by physicians. UCLA Health Connect >
Nov 8, 2019
KTTV featured three UCLA Health patients and lifelong friends who decided to book their vasectomy procedures on the same day. The story originally aired in 2017.
Aug 16, 2019
Dr. Jesse Mills, a urologist and director of The Men's Clinic at UCLA, commented in Mashable on the growing popularity of sperm banking by mail.
June 14, 2019
Jacob Rajfer, MD, a professor in residence of urology and provider at the Men's Clinic at UCLA, was quoted in a Men’s Health story about the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction.
May 3, 2019
Dr. Jesse Mills -- The Wall Street Journal featured Dr. Jesse Mills, director of the Men’s Clinic at UCLA, in an article on new clinic models that encourage men to seek regular medical care.
Mar 25, 2019
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Men’s Health interviewed Jesse Mills, MD, director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, in a story about common injuries to the penis.
Mar 21, 2019
Jesse Mills, MD, director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, commented in a Los Angeles Times story about research finding that an implanted testicle allowed a previously infertile monkey to later fertilize an egg and produce a child. The story was syndicated by the Miami Herald and 10 other publications.
Feb 11, 2019
Dr. Jesse Mills speaks with the New York Times personal health columnist about the importance of encouraging men to seek help for Peyronie’s disease, a painful curvature of the penis. Read more >
Peyronie's disease treatment at UCLA >
Feb 8, 2019
Dr. Jesse Mills -- A CNBC article about the availability of at-home sperm-banking kits featured the expertise of Jesse Mills, MD, director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA.
Nov 19, 2018
Dr. Jesse Mills -- The Atlantic featured Dr. Jesse Mills, director of the Men’s Clinic at UCLA, in a story about group vasectomies.
October 26, 2018
Dr. Jesse Mills, director at The Men's Clinic at UCLA, was featured in a story in Popular Science about erectile dysfunction medications and their potential side effects.
June 22, 2018
Black Enterprise, Black News Portal, Health News Digest and KREM-TV, Spokane, Washington, covered the expertise of Dr. Jesse Mills in stories about factors contributing to male fertility. Mills is director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA.
March 27, 2018
It’s been 20 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Viagra for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Nicknamed the "little blue pill," Viagra has become one of the most recognized drugs on the market. But Viagra's impacts go far beyond the impotence the drug was designed to treat, says Dr. Jesse Mills, director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA. UCLA Newsroom >>
Jan 10, 2018
Dr. Jesse Mills, director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, commented in a Washington Post story about a study suggesting ibuprofen impacts male fertility. The story was syndicated in 120 other news outlets, including The San Antonio Express-News and The Hamilton Spectator.
Dec 19, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Dr. Mills has worked with UCLA for several years. With a specialization in urology, he serves as an associate clinical professor, physician, surgeon, and director of the Men's Clinic at UCLA.His areas of expertise are primarily in male reproductive medicine and surgery, including vasectomy reversal, sperm retrieval, microsurgical varicocelectomy, Peyronie's disease, and penile implants.
Nov 03, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- In a radio interview on 100.3 FM The Sound, Dr. Jesse Mills discusses Movember and the importance of men's health screenings.
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Oct 24, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Dr. Jesse Mills, director at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, commented in a Huffington Post story about sperm count and men’s fertility issues.
Sep 13, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Using a laptop the way its name suggests—on your lap—has long sparked concerns about male fertility due to crotch overheating. Even now, while many laptops run cooler than their predecessors, men planning to father children still need to be mindful of the risks, some experts say.
Story on time.com >
Sep 05, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- A Men's Health article on penis injuries that can lead to emergency room visits featured Dr. Jesse Mills, associate clinical professor and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA. Mills gave accounts of two types of traumatic injuries he treated and explained the cause and treatment for both.
Jul 26, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Health.com featured Dr. Jesse N. Mills, associate clinical professor and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, in their articles on posthumous sperm retrieval, a way a man can father a child even after his death.
Jun 07, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Dr. Jesse Mills, clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, explained male factor infertility June 7 on the Huffington Post’s “IVFML: A Podcast About Infertility,” a miniseries in which senior editor Anna Almendrala and her husband, Simon Ganz, discuss infertility, miscarriage and IVF as they share the story of their journey toward parenthood. Mills is featured in Episode 4: The Blame Game.
Mar 09, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Buzzfeed on March 9 and the U.K’s Daily Mail on March 6 published stories about three friends – each married with two children – who underwent vasectomies together at UCLA as a gift to their wives. Dr. Jesse Mills, clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, performed the procedures and is quoted. Additional Coverage: Refinery29; Mar. 10 on Redbook; Mar. 12 on KCNC-TV in Denver; Mar. 13 on Yahoo!, Babyology, Daily Toast, and WJXT-TV in Jacksonville; Mar. 14 on KGTV-TV in San Diego; Mar. 15 on Inside Edition and WPVI-TV in Philadelphia; Mar. 16 on WDIV-TV in Detroit; March 21 on WGN-TV in Chicago; Mar. 19 in Healthline; and Mar. 23 in Fox New Health and Connect.uclahealth.org >
Mar 08, 2017
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Dr. Jesse Mills, clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, commented March 8 in Kansas City Star and March 7 in the U.K’s Daily Mail about the popularity of men getting vasectomies around the time of college basketball tournament season. Additional Coverage: Online and broadcast outlets continued to share the story of three friends who underwent vasectomies together at The Men’s Clinic at UCLA. Dr. Jesse Mills, clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic, was featured. Coverage ran March 23 on MSN.com, March 24 in the New York Post, and March 30 on WFMZ-TV, Philadelphia and three other local news stations. WFMZ-TV.
Dec 23, 2016
Dr. Jesse Mills -- Dr. Jesse Mills, Director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, explains, “Vasectomy is a much less invasive procedure than surgical options for women. From prep time to clean up it takes less than half an hour, and the recovery time is very short. Women either have to stay on hormonal birth control or go through tubal ligation which is more invasive than vasectomy.”
Story on UCLA Newsroom >