Omer Raheem, MD, urologist

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Omer Raheem, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

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

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
  • International Society for Sexual Medicine
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • American Urological Association

Practicing Since

  • 2017

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Medical Education

  • Al-Mustansiriyah University College of Medicine


  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine; Jordan University Hospital; Baghdad Hospital


  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School; University of California San Diego School of Medicine


  • University of Washington

Other Grad Education

  • University of Dublin Trinity College; Royal College of Surgeons In Ireland

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