Dr. Joe McIlhaney

Joe McIlhaney, MD is the Founder and Chairman of The Medical Institute for Sexual Health. He founded this organization in 1992, and left his medical practice of twenty-four years to become President of the organization in 1995. He is from Lubbock, TX and graduated from Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University) in 1957. He graduated from Baylor University School of Medicine with an MD degree in 1991. Following an internship at Jefferson Davis Hospital in Houston he entered the USAF as a general medical officer, serving for two years. He returned to Baylor to do nine months of residency in Pediatrics and then to complete a three year residency in Ob-Gyn. He and his wife and three daughters then moved to Austin, TX where he practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology with an emphasis on care of infertile couples. During that time he was an innovator, bringing gynecologic laparoscopy, gynecologic microsurgery, gynecologic laser and, with three other doctors, IVF to the Central Texas area.

Teens Day 3

Sowing the Seeds of Abstinence

Do you feel powerless to protect your teen from early sexual involvement?

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Teens Day 2

How Casual Sex is Affecting our Teens

Teen sex isn’t just a bad idea; it’s a risky move physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Romance And Sex Day 1

The Link Between Sex and Attachment

Drs. Freda Bush and Joe McIlhaney explain how science shows the brain to be the most important sex organ.

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