Peter N. Kolettis, M.D.

kolettisProfessor of Urology
Residency Program Director


Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

Male Infertility
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
General urology


Education and Degrees

University of Notre Dame, B.S. 1987
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, M.D., 1991
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Internship in Surgery, 1991-1992
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Residency in Urology, 1992-1997
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fellowship in Male Infertility, 1997-1998


Awards and Honors

Best Doctors in America, 2009-2015
Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors®
Faculty Development Program Award: The UAB Fertility Center
First place, Cleveland Urological Society Research Day
Third place, Cleveland Urological Society Research Day
Knight's Templar Education Fund Award
Magna Cum Laude, University of Notre Dame
Dean's List, University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame Scholar
Valedictorian, James Whitcomb Riley High School


Professional Societies

American Urological Association

    • American Urological Association Male Infertility Best Practice Policy Update Panel
    • Program Committee, 2009 American Urological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.
    • Program Committee, 2010 American Urological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA
    • Program Committee, 2011 American Urological Association Meeting, Washington, DC
    • Program Committee, 2014 American Urological Association Meeting, Orlando, FL

Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, President 2014

    • Board of Directors, Member at Large, 2003-2005

Society for Male Reproduction and Urology

    • Director at Large, 2003 - 2005

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

    • Member of Patient Education Committee 2012 – current

Society of Reproductive Surgeons

American Society of Andrology

    • Elected to Executive Council, February 2005


Selected Publications

Sandlow JI, Kolettis PN. Vasovasostomy in the convoluted vas deferens: indications and outcomes. J Urol 173: 540-542, 2005.

Kolettis PN, Fretz P, Burns JR, D'Amico, AM, Box LC, Sandlow JI. Secondary azoospermia following vasovasostomy. Urology 65: 968-971, 2005.

Parekattil SJ, Kuang W, Kolettis PN, Pasqualotto FF, Teloken P, Teloken C, Nangia AK, Daitch J, Niederberger C, Thomas AJ. Multi-institution validation of vasectomy reversal predictor. J Urol 175: 247-249, 2006.

Kolettis PN, Burns JR, Nangia AK, Sandlow JI. Outcomes for vasovasostomy performed when only sperm parts are present in the vasal fluid. J Androl 27: 565-567, 2006.

Whitten SJ, Nangia AK, Kolettis PN. Select patients with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism may respond to treatment with clomiphene citrate. Fertil Steril 86: 1664 - 1668, 2006.

Gerrard ER, Sandlow JI, Oster RA, Burns JR, Box LC, Kolettis PN. Effect of female partner age on pregnancy rates after vasectomy reversal. Fertil Steril 87: 1340 - 1344, 2007.

Hollingsworth MR, Sandlow JI, Schrepferman CG, Brannigan RE, Kolettis PN. Repeat Vasectomy Reversal Yields High Success Rates Fertil Steril 88: 217-219, 2007.

Cameron KC, Joseph DB, Carroll AJ, Kolettis PN. Clinical Features of Patients with 45,X/46,XY Karyotype, Andrology Update Vol 1 (3), 2008.

Passman CM, Urban DA, Klemm K, Lockhart ME, Kenney PJ, Kolettis PN. Testicular lesions other than germ cell tumours: feasibility of testis-sparing surgery. BJU Int 103: 488–91, 2009.

Havasi, V, Rowe SM, Kolettis PN, Dayangac D, Şahin A, Grangeia A, Carvalho F, Barros A, Sousa M, Casals T,

Bassas L, Sorscher EJ. Association of cystic fibrosis genetic modifiers with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens. Fertil Steril 94(6): 2122-7, 2010.

Penn HA, Windsperger A, Smith Z, Parekattil SJ, Kuang WW, Kolettis PN, Nangia AK. National Semen Analysis Reference Range Reporting - Adherence to the 1999 WHO Guidelines 10 years later. Fertil Steril 95(7): 2320-3, 2011.

Kolettis PN Vasectomy reversal: Outcomes, prognostic variables, and a look at surgical challenges. Sexuality, Reproduction and Menopause 9(4):14-19, 2011.

Rogers, MD, Kolettis PN. Vasectomy. Urol Clin N Amer 40: 559-568, 2013.