Drive for Men’s Health
Dr. Sijo Parekattil is Co-Director of the PUR clinic at South Lake Hospital, Clermont, FL. He was an Electrical Engineer (University of Michigan) prior to his medical training and thus has interests in surgical techniques incorporating technology, robotics and microsurgery. He completed his urology residency training at Albany medical Center and then went on to complete dual fellowship training from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland in Laparoscopy/Robotic Surgery and Microsurgery/Male Infertility.
Dr. Parekattil has received numerous awards including two Annual Innovator Awards from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Golden Garland Award in Medicine. He has published several articles in the field of robotic microsurgery and has three textbooks on Male Infertility and a surgical textbook on Robotic Microsurgery. He has performed some pioneering work in the arena of robotic microsurgery and has now performed over 1,000 such procedures. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Zambia, Lusaka, Africa.
He is one of the founding Board members of the Robotic Assisted Microsurgical & Endoscopic Society (RAMSES). He holds active membership in the American Society of Andrology, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Urologic Association and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction. He is on the executive Board for the Florida Urological Society and the Foundation Board for Florida Polytechnic University.
Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt is Co-Director of The PUR Clinic – Personalized Urology & Robotics – at South Lake Hospital, in partnership with Orlando Health in Clermont, FL. He specializes in chronic groin and testicular pain, male infertility, urologic oncology, sexual dysfunction, and men’s health.
He was born and raised in New Jersey and moved to Boston, where he obtained his undergraduate and graduate education. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology from Boston University and completed his medical training at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Brahmbhatt completed his urology residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, followed by a one-year clinical fellowship in robotic microsurgery and male infertility at the University of Florida.
Dr. Brahmbhatt is an active member of many local and national healthcare organizations, including the American Urological Association, Florida Urological Society, Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons, Society of Male Reproduction & Urology, and Robotic Assisted Microsurgery and Endoscopic Society. He frequently speaks at community and academic events on his clinical and research interests. He has published book chapters and journal articles on his research interests that include robotic microsurgery, male infertility, and chronic groin, testicular, and pelvic pain.
Dr. Brahmbhatt is passionate about education and using science and technology to inspire our future leaders. Both he and his partner run the annual STAR (Science and Technology Advancement through Robotics) summer internship. Through this program, high school students are inspired to excel in their careers through science, technology, and robotics. Find more info at www.goldstarcareer.com.