Dr. Omer Raheem

Co-Chief Medical Officer

University of Chicago Medicine 

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Omer Raheem is an American Board-Certified urologist specializing in men’s sexual health, male infertility, and andrology at the University of Chicago. He also holds a joint appointment as an assistant professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Chicago. In addition, he directs the Men’s Wellness Program and Clinics at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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 the quality of erectile, urinary, and reproductive health in men. 

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. 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). In addition, he is an associate editor of Sexual Medicine and Sexual Medicine Reviews, journals of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America.

Dr. Raheem completed his residency in urology at the University of California, San Diego, and a fellowship at the University of Washington. Prior to that, 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.