Dr. Danoff’s Top Ten Myths about Sex

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You have probably heard people say that certain foods, herbs, or other substances are aphrodisiacs; public toilet seats can transmit STDs; and “bigger is better.” But are those statements based on facts, or are they grounded in fear or ignorance? Read what Dr. Danoff has to say about these and other common beliefs about sex.

Dr. Danoff’s Top Ten Myths about Sex

Having practiced urology for more than 30 years and having examined more men than can fill the Rose Bowl, I have heard every myth conceivable with regard to sex and would like to share my top 10 myths with you (in no particular order).


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Dudley Seth Danoff, MD, FACS, is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Danoff is a graduate of Princeton University, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree at Yale University with honors. He completed his urologic surgical training and fellowship at Columbia University Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Following his training, he served as a major in the United States Air Force Medical Corps. For more than a quarter century, Dr. Danoff taught on the clinical faculty of UCLA School of Medicine. Currently, he is attending urologic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is the founder and president of the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tower Urology Medical Group, the leading urologic practice serving the Southern California community for over thirty years. Dr. Danoff and his wife, Israeli singer Hedva Amrani, are longtime residents of Beverly Hills, California, and have two children: Aurele Danoff, an attorney, and Doran Danoff, a composer.


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