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Omer Raheem

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Omer Raheem is a urologist specializing in men’s sexual health and male infertility in the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and the Section of Urology (Department of Surgery). He works closely with the University of Chicago’s Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility team to provide care for patients suffering with male factor infertility, and supports cancer survivors at the Comprehensive Cancer Center to improve quality of erectile, urinary, and reproductive health.

In addition to his clinical work, Raheem is involved in clinical and translational research to better understand patient-reported outcomes in prosthetics and reproductive urology, and is studying novel ways to discover biomarkers and therapeutics in the field of sexual medicine. His research has been published in over 125 peer-reviewed publications and eight book chapters, most recently in the Manual of Sperm Retrieval and Preparation in Human Assisted Reproduction 2021 (Cambridge University Press). He is an associate editor of Sexual Medicine and Sexual Medicine Reviews, journals of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America.

Raheem completed his residency in urology at the University of California, San Diego, and a fellowship in andrology and men’s sexual health at the University of Washington. He completed general surgery and urology training at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, and earned master of surgery (MCh) and master of science (MSc) degrees from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.

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