Neel Parekh, MD, Urology, Akron, OH, Cleveland Clinic Akron General


Urology Akron, OH

Male Infertility, Male Sexual Dysfunction

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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  • Office

    Cleveland Clinic Urology - Akron
    2651 West Market Street
    Akron, OH 44333
    Phone(330) 864-8008
    Fax(330) 864-1207
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  • Neel V. Parekh M.D., is a male fertility and men's health specialist in the Department of Urology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He graduated from a 7-year accelerated baccalaureate/M.D. program at Northeast Ohio Medical University as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He subsequently completed his Urologic Surgery residency at Cleveland Clinic-Akron General where he was a recipient of the SSMR & SMSNA Men’s Health Traveling Fellow Award. Dr. Parekh then completed a fellowship in male infertility and andrology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He was appointed to staff in the Cleveland Clinic Center for Male Fertility in 2019.
    Dr. Parekh’s surgical interests include microsurgical reconstruction of the male reproductive tract, surgical sperm retrieval, varicocelectomy, penile prosthetics and spermatic cord denervation. His research interests include male oxidative stress infertility, vasectomy reversal, hypogonadism and chronic orchialgia.
    Dr. Parekh is a member of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Ohio Urologic Society and American Urologic Association. Throughout his training, Dr. Parekh has continually been involved in research and quality improvement. He has presented at regional and national conferences, and published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles.
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    Ohio's top doctor said Monday it's hardly conceivable that a COVID-19 vaccine could impact fertility.

    Doctors Dispel Myths About COVID Vaccines

    Doctors blame a range of misinformation and myths for the reasons why more Ohioans are not getting COVID vaccines right now. And health leaders say more people

    Study Finds Male Fertility Supplement Claims Rarely Backed By Evidence

    The claims of any male fertility pills are rarely backed by evidence, a recent study co-authored by a Cleveland Clinic doctor found. Dr. Neel Parekh says males

    Innovative treatments and lifestyle changes can help with infertility

    If you’re struggling with infertility – no matter the cause – Cleveland Clinic specialists can help. Fertility services for both men and women now are available

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Male Infertility and Microsurgery, 2018 - 2019
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Akron General Medical CenterResidency, Urology, 2014 - 2018
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Akron General Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 2013 - 2014
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2013 - 2022

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 2013

Publications & Presentations


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Press Mentions

  • Could Smoking Marijuana Help Men's Fertility?
    Could Smoking Marijuana Help Men's Fertility?August 27th, 2019
  • Ohio Department of Health to Host Press Conference on COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Fertility
    Ohio Department of Health to Host Press Conference on COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and FertilityJune 8th, 2021
  • Doctors: Vaccines Do Not Cause Infertility
    Doctors: Vaccines Do Not Cause InfertilityJune 8th, 2021
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