Dr. Bidair has been performing circumcisions and circumcision revisions since 1988. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in computer engineering, Dr. Bidair attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He went on to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for his surgical internship and urology residency where he remained as Assistant Professor of Urology at UCSD for three years. By 1995, Dr. Bidair became Chief of the Urology Section at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in La Jolla, California. He entered private practice in January 1997, as a partner at Alvarado/La Mesa Urology Center. There he became the Research Division Director of his practice and developed an electronic medical records system specifically for urology. By December 2001, in addition to his full time practice in urology, Dr. Bidair acquired the role of Medical Director for Clinical Research Medical Associates. He is currently Medical Director of San Diego Clinical Trials and maintains an Assistant Clinical Professor title at UCSD.
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Infant circumcision is a practice more and more parents are questioning. So, what exactly happens during the procedure? What are the potential risks and benefits? And what important factors should parents consider when making this decision for their family?