Andrology Fellowship Program:

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Andrology Fellowship provides a state-of-the-art experience in male reproductive medicine. The fellowship offers all of the most modern andrological procedures to patients including testicular sperm extraction, male reproductive microsurgery, gamete micromanipulation, genetic evaluation, electroejaculation, erectile dysfunction evaluation and therapy, and many others.

Short Description:

The 13-month fellowship is designed to provide a foundation in male reproductive microsurgery, innovation and medicine for future faculty in academic programs. The fellow participates in all male reproductive surgical and microsurgical cases with Drs. Craig Niederberger, Samuel Ohlander and Mahmoud Mima, and engages in the majority of clinics providing andrology-specific patient care. The fellowship includes approximately 40% of time available to participate in research and an innovation curriculum in the University’s unique inter-college Innovation Center. At the Innovation Center, faculty from the Colleges of Medicine; Engineering; Architecture, Art, and Design; Business; and personnel from the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Technology Management collaborate on projects including medical device design from inception to commercialization.

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Educational Requirements:

The fellowship is offered to graduates of approved urological residency programs.

To Apply :

  • Register for the AUA Andrology Fellowship Match on their website. Click here.
  • Email your CV, head shot, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, and the standard UIC graduate medical education form via email to
  • Applications for the 2025 Andrology Fellowship Match are currently being accepted, and formal interviews will be held starting January 1, 2024. Informal communications for information about the program are welcomed at any time.
  • We welcome foreign applicants with ECFMG certification. Applicants must have taken USMLE Step1 &  Step2.

Or mail to:

UIC Department of Urology
820 S. Wood Street
Clinical Sciences North, Suite 515
Chicago, IL, 60612

Andrology Clinical Fellows Trained

2023 Ashraf Selim, MD – University College London, London, UK

2022    Kareim Khalafalla, MD – Anderson Cancer center, Houston,TX

2021   Danielle Velez Leitner, MD – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Jersey, NJ

2020  Jose Flores Martinez, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York, NY

2019  Asim Khan, MD – Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan

2018    Mahmoud Mima, MD – University of Illinois, Chicago IL

2017    Tolulope Bakare, MD –UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX

2016    Ohad Shoshany, MD – Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

2015    Kathrins Martin, MD – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

2014    Saturnino Luján, MD – Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain

2013    James Hotaling, MD –Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

2012    Pravin Rao, MD – John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

2011    Zamip Patel, MD – Florida Hospital Medical Group (East Orlando Urology), Orlando, FL

2009    Stephanie Harris, MD – University Florida Shands Urology, Jacksonville, FL

2008    Beneranda Ford-Glanton, MD – St. Louis University Hospital, Saint Louis, MO

2007    Aleksander Chudnovsky, MD – Steward Medical Group Urology, Brighton, MA

2006    Antoine Makhlouf, MD – Hillcroft Medical Clinic, Sugar Land, TX

2005    Ashutosh Kshirsagar, MD – Heritage Valley Health System, Beaver, PA

2004   Moshe Wald, MD – University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2002    Spencer Land, MD – Land Medical Associates, Chicago, IL

2001    Richard Schoor, MD – Schoor Urology, Smithtown, NY

2000    Leonard Kaufman, MD –University Urologists, Fort Worth, FL