Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Nelson E Bennett, Jr., MD

Nelson E Bennett, Jr., MD

Associate Professor of Urology

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Nelson Bennett is an Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with a clinical and research focus on Male Sexual Medicine and Surgery. He graduated from Mercer University with a degree Biomedical Engineering. He completed his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then went on to complete a residency in Urologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After finishing a 2-year fellowship at Memorial Sl...[Read full text]Dr. Nelson Bennett is an Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with a clinical and research focus on Male Sexual Medicine and Surgery. He graduated from Mercer University with a degree Biomedical Engineering. He completed his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then went on to complete a residency in Urologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After finishing a 2-year fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Sexual Medicine and Surgery, he joined the faculty at the Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts before joining the faculty at Northwestern in 2016. In addition to serving as an Associate Professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine, he is the Co-Director of the Andrology Fellowship.

Dr. Bennett has been actively involved as a leader in numerous national and international organizations. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, as well as a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals. He is the Treasurer of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA and an active committee member of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). He serves as a section leader on the Core Curriculum Committee of the American Urologic Association (AUA), and is a member of the National Medical Association (NMA).[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Dr. Nelson Bennett is a board-certified urologist and microsurgeon who specializes in the management of erectile dysfunction, Peyronie's disease, disorders of ejaculation and orgasm, Vasectomy, penile prosthesis implantation and microsurgical varicocele repair. He treats hypogonadism (low testosterone) associated with comorbid conditions and congenital issues. His primary research focuses on sexual function after radical pelvic cancer surgery, Peyronie’s disease, and low testosterone.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pittsburgh (1999)
  • Internship: Howard University Hospital, General Surgery (2000)
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, General Surgery (2001)
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Urology (2005)
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Urology (2006)
  • Board Certification: Urology

Contact

312/908-8145

Tarry Building Room 16-703
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611