Omer Raheem, MD, urologist

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Omer Raheem, MD, is a board-certified urologist specializing in men’s sexual health and male infertility. Dr. Raheem is an expert in diagnosing and treating a wide range of urologic conditions including:

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Penile implants
  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Complex penile reconstruction
  • Male infertility
  • Ejaculatory disorders
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Testis pain
  • Hypogonadism

He works closely with UChicago Medicine’s Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility team to provide the best treatment plan for patients suffering from male factor infertility. Dr. Raheem offers advanced sperm retrieval procedures including, microsurgical testicular sperm retrieval (microTESE), testicular sperm aspiration (TESA) and microsurgical vasectomy reversal. He also supports cancer survivors at the Comprehensive Cancer Center by improving quality of erectile, urinary and reproductive health.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Raheem is involved in clinical and transitional research to better understand patient-reported outcomes in prosthetics and reproductive urology, and he is studying novel ways to discover biomarkers and therapeutics in the field of sexual medicine.

Dr. Raheem’s research has been published in over 125 peer-reviewed publications and eight book chapters, including the recently released textbooks of Epidemiology of Male Infertility in Scientific American 2018 and Manual of Sperm Retrieval and Preparation in Human Assisted Reproduction 2021. He is currently an associate editor of Sexual Medicine and Sexual Medicine Reviews, the official journal of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA).


Areas of Expertise

  • Male Infertility
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Overactive Bladder (OAB)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Penile Implants
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincters
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Recurrent Priapism
  • Testicular Sperm Mapping
  • Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Retrieval
  • Testicular Sperm Aspiration
  • Transurethral Resection of Ejaculatory Duct
  • Vasectomy
  • Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testicular Implants
  • Genital Dysphoria

Medical Education

  • Al-Mustansiriyah University Medical School


  • University of California San Diego Health


  • University of California San Diego Health


  • University of Washington Medicine

Other Grad Education

  • MSc, Trinity College Dublin; MCh, Trinity College Dublin; MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Urological Association
  • International Society for Sexual Medicine
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2017

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic