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Master Class In Advanced Sexual Medicine
Duration - Three Months


Learning Modules

I. Diabetes and Sexual Dysfunction

  • Epidemiology

  • Types of sexual dysfunctions

  • Pathology of diabetes

  • Endothelial dysfunction

  • Diabetes and hypogonodism

  • CVD-endodysfunction-ED

  • Assessment of diabetic sexual dysfunction

  • Treatment modalities

  • Novel treatments.

Sexuality and Fertility

  • Reasons for having, a child

  • Sexual problems in infertility

  • Unconsummated marriage

  •  Effects of Sexual problems/infertility

  • Treatment of sexual dysfunction in infertility

  • Integrating counselling into infertility therapy

  • Guidelines for managing

II. Sex and Pregnancy

  • Pregnant doubts

  • Sex during pregnancy

  • Psychological changes

  • Will sex harm the bay?

  • Oral sex and pregnancy

  • Sexual dysfunction during

  • Sexual activity in pregnancy

  • Tips for sex after childbirth

  • Is it normal if there is no sex during pregnancy ?

III. Sex and Aging

  • Why geriatric sexology?

  • Clinical considerations

  • Geriatric sexual response

  • Biological changes in the elderly

  • Andropause

  • Geriatric sexual response

  • Geriatric sexual behaviour

  • Geriatric sexual problems

  • Management

IV) Sexual aspects of Medical Practice

  • Direct physical effect of the condition

  • Psychological effects of the condition

  • Effect of treatment on sexuality


  • Peyronie’s disease, Priapism

  • Prostate disease, hypogonadism


  • Dyspareunia and genital pain disorder

  • Breast cancer and sex

 General medicine

  • Diabetes

  • Cardio vascular disease


  • Depression and anxiety o Schizophrenia

  • Learning disorder


  • Epilepsy

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Side effects of medications.

Key Features

Learning Content in the form of recorded Lectures

Dr. Narayana Reddy
Educational Background

• M.B.B.S. – Stanley Medical College University of Madras
• Ph. D. – University of Madras Certifications

  • A.A.S.E.C.T. (American Association of Sex Educators Counselors and Therapists) Certified Sex Therapist (Diplomate of Sex Therapy)

  • AASECT – Certified Supervisor of Sex Therapy.

  • F. I. C. (Fellow – International Council of Sex Education and Parenthood) American University

  • I. F. : Fellow – International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health

  • F.A.C.S. ( Fellow – American College of Sexologists) – San Francisco, U.S.A

  • Fellow – Indian Medical Association (IMA) Academy of Medical Specialties.

Academic Affiliation
  • Certified Supervisor of Sex Therapy – American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

  • Course coordinator & Faculty – College of General Practitioners, Indian Medical Association.

Official Positions In Professional Bodies
  • President – Asia Oceania Federation for Sexology (AOFS).

  • Chairman Emeritus – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International (CSEPI).

  • Patron – Indian Andropause Society (IAS).

Clinical Practice
  • Consultant – Sexual Medicine

  • Dega institute, Chennai

  • Apollo hospitals, Chennai

Awards & Orations
  • Outstanding Young Person Award (1982-1983) – Madras JAYCEES.

  • World Congress Award (1985) – 7th World Congress of Sexology.

  • Distinguished Fellow Award (1987) – American University

  • Golden Lamp Award (2002) – Council of Sex Education and parenthood International.

  • Dr. R.V. Rajam Endowment Oration Award (2004) – Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & AIDS.

  • Ramsha – Sirisha Endowment Oration Award (2005) – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International.

  • Dr. J. N. Berry Endowment Oration Award (2005) – Indian Medical Association. – Nagpur

  • Lifetime Achievement Gold Medal Award (2007) – World Association for Sexual Health.

  • Dr. Rameswari Nallusamy Endowment Oration Award (2010) – Indian Medical Association – Trichy

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2012) – The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2013) – Council of Sex Education and Parenthood (International)

  • Dr. Navamani Chandrabose Oration Award (2013) – Indian Medical Association – TamilNadu State Branch

  • Science Legend Award (2015) – World Science Congress

  • Dr. Patricia Schiller Endowment Oration Award (2016) – American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)

  • Published several Scientific Papers in Medical Journals

  • Contributed Chapters in Medical Textbooks

  • Authored 18 Books on Sexuality (Two in English and others in Tamil)

Research Surveys
  • Conducted surveys on the Sexual behavior of the population at the regional and the National level, periodically. These helped the Family Planning Agencies to fine tune their strategies.

  • Conducted surveys to asses the Sexual risk taking behavior of the local population. These helped the AIDS prevention Agencies to fine tune their working strategies.

  • Presented a 15 years path breaking Nation wide survey on the Sexual Behavior of Indians at the First Asia Pacific Conference of Sexology in 2004.

Conducted Workshops And Training Programmes For
  • Medical Personnel – Management of Sexual problems.

  • Psychology and Sociology Students – Counseling Skills in Sexuality.

  • Teachers – Sex education programs.

  • Management Executives – Stress. Management programs.

  • Offers Counseling through – Satellite Television (Tamil).

  • BBC Radio (Tamil).

  • Five Vernacular Language Magazines

  • Two English Language News papers

  • Two Vernacular language News papers

  • Three Dot Coms

Other Relevant Information
  • Formerly Adjunct Professor– The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University.

  • Member – Board of Studies (Dept. of Endocrinology), University of Madras.

  • Guest Faculty – Annamalai University.

  • Member – AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) International Region Committee.

  • Advisory Committee Member – World Association for Sexual Health (WAS).

  • Associate Editor – Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

  • Has more than 5000 hours of teaching / training experience in the past 38 years.

  • Has been a resource person / faculty member for several C.M.E. programs on Sexual Medicine conducted at over 15 Medical Colleges in the country.

  • Delivered guest lectures on “Sexual Medicine – an update” at about 50 branches of the Indian Medical Association.

  • Delivered guest lectures on “Human Sexuality, AIDS, Family Planning and Marital Problems” at about 60 Rotary Clubs and 50 Lions Clubs.

  • Delivered number of talks on All India Radio. Gave interviews on DOORDARSHAN and other satellite Television Channels on the subject of Human Sexuality.

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