Peter N. Kolettis, M.D.

kolettisProfessor of Surgery
Residency Program Director
205-996-8765


Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

Male Infertility
Microsurgery
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 for 2009-2010
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
Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
    - Board of Directors, Member at Large, 2003-2005
Society for Male Reproduction and Urology
    - Director at Large, 2003 - 2005
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Medical Association
Society of Reproductive Surgeons
American Society of Andrology
    - Elected to Executive Council, February 2005
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
American College of Surgeons

Recent 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.

Hammontree LN, Wade BK, Passman CM, Prieto JC, Burns JR, and Kolettis PN. Ureteral injuries: Recent Trends in Etiologies, Treatment, and Outcomes. J Pelvic Med Surg 11:129-136, 2005.

Gerrard ER, Burns JR, Young CJ, Urban DA, Hammontree LN, El-Galley R, and Kolettis PN. Retrograde stenting for obstruction of the renal transplant ureter. Urology 66: 256-260, 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.

Strang, AM, Lockhart ME, Kenney PJ, Amling CL, Urban DA, El-Galley R, Burns JR, Colli JL, Hammontree LN, Kolettis PN. Computerized Tomographic Angiography For Renal Donor Evaluation Leads to Higher Exclusion Rate. J Urol 177: 1826 - 1829, 2007.

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.

Strang AM, Lockhart ME, Amling CL, Kolettis PN, Burns JR. Living renal donor allograft lithiasis: a review of stone-related morbidity in donors and recipients. J Urol 179:832-836.