Author: Zvi Zuckerman, MD

About Zvi Zuckerman, MD

Dr. Zvi Zuckerman, creator of the PE Program, serves as a professional advisor to the Between Us online sex therapy clinic.

Dr. Zuckerman is a medical doctor and sex therapist whose exemplary career has spanned forty years. He began his career in 1966, when he was certified as a medical doctor (MD) at the Basel Medical School, Switzerland. Since then, Dr. Zuckerman has been certified as a sex therapist and as a supervisor of sex therapy by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and as a marital and sex therapist by the University of Pennsylvania and the Marriage Council of Philadelphia.

In 2010, Dr. Zuckerman received an honorary gold medal from the European Federation of Sexology for his major contributions to European sexual health, sexual medicine, sexology, and sex education and for his involvement in sexual politics and policy-making over at least a decade.

Dr. Zuckerman was formerly the director of the Andrology and Sex Counseling Unit at the Rabin Medical Center. He is the author of 48 original articles, three reviews, two case reports, 11 book chapters, and 172 papers, which have been presented at scientific meetings (some of them can be found on PubFacts). In his decades of work in sex therapy, Dr. Zuckerman has successfully treated thousands of men and women for a variety of sexual disorders, such as premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and sexual performance anxiety.

Which Premature Ejaculation Treatment Is Right for You – According to a Doctor

Choose the best treatment for you, and all this could soon be behind you Premature ejaculation is an issue that troubles many men and women alike. Contrary to popular belief, it is the most common sexual dysfunction in men – even more than erectile dysfunction. According to the Men’s Health Forum, around one in three of all men are dealing with some form of premature ejaculation. And there’s good news – … Continue reading Which Premature Ejaculation Treatment Is Right for You – According to a Doctor »

Does Cialis Help with Premature Ejaculation?

Can Cialis make you last longer before ejaculation? Cialis (Tadalafil) is a drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction. Still, it is often confused as an effective treatment for men with premature ejaculation. Can Cialis help you last longer in bed? Yes, but only if by lasting longer in bed, you mean being able to have an erection firm and long enough for intercourse. Typically Cialis is not … Continue reading Does Cialis Help with Premature Ejaculation? »

The Process of Sexual Intercourse

a graph that shows to sexual process in men

You may think it would be difficult to say what counts as standard when it comes to sexual performance, yet studies have shown that the average healthy man lasts 5-6 minutes from the moment of penetration. This mostly aligns with what women are found to prefer. In Dr. Zuckerman’s considerable sex therapy experience, he has found that women prefer intercourse to last between 5 and … Continue reading The Process of Sexual Intercourse »

Why Not Self-Treat?

Why not self-treat premature ejaculation

Dealing with premature ejaculation quite understandably causes men to try and delay ejaculation. However, the methods they frequently use are not useful and can reduce sexual enjoyment for both partners. In many cases, the attempts to deal with premature ejaculation can actually make the problem worse. Perpetuating the problem by trying to solve It In order to delay ejaculation, some men will try to deprive … Continue reading Why Not Self-Treat? »

Effects of Premature Ejaculation

a couple thinking about the effects of premature ejaculation

For men, premature ejaculation can cause not just a significant reduction in levels of sexual functioning and satisfaction, but also a decline in the overall quality of life. Men who struggle with premature ejaculation commonly may deal with increased levels of distress, a deterioration of confidence and self-esteem, interpersonal problems, relationship problems, and feelings of shame and disgrace. Thirty percent of men with premature ejaculation … Continue reading Effects of Premature Ejaculation »

Types of Premature Ejaculation

A man lying in bed thinking about the types of premature ejaculation

There are four main types of premature ejaculation Not all premature ejaculation cases are created equally. Most are unaware, but there are actually four different types of premature ejaculation. Do you wonder which category you may fall into? Stay tuned to find out The four types of premature ejaculation Lifelong premature ejaculation (primary PE) Lifelong premature ejaculation is a condition that has been present in … Continue reading Types of Premature Ejaculation »

What Is Premature Ejaculation

According to medical definition, premature ejaculation defined in part as: a male sexual dysfunction characterized by ejaculation which always or nearly always occurs prior to or within one minute of vaginal penetration […] and the inability to delay ejaculation on all or nearly all vaginal penetrations. And while research shows that premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions in men, comprising 20-30% … Continue reading What Is Premature Ejaculation »