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Sherif El-Nashar, MD, PhD

Sherif El-Nashar, MD, PhD



113 Ratings 6 Reviews


OB/GYN-Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, OB/GYN-Gynecology, Urology

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First Available: Monday, Dec 9


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  • Associate Professor

Sherif El-Nashar, MD, PhD, is a female pelvic reconstructive surgeon at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He holds the academic appointment as associate professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. El-Nashar is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) in General Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

As a clinician, Dr. El-Nashar serves women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and other pelvic floor dysfunctions. Dr. El-Nashar graduated with honors from Assiut University School of Medicine in Egypt. Dr. El-Nashar completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Dr. El-Nashar serves on the editorial board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which is the official journal of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the International Urogynecology Journal, the official journal of the International Urogynecologic Association (IUGA). Dr. El-Nashar has over 150 publications, including 80 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. El-Nashar research interest includes pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, gynecologic surgery, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections, abnormal uterine bleeding, research methodology and evidence-based medicine.


  • Accidental Bowel Leakage
  • Bladder Botox Injections
  • Bladder Pain Syndrome
  • Female Pelvic Medicine
  • Female Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Non-Relaxing Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth
  • Pelvic Floor Issues in Cancer Survivors
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain and Chronic Pain Disorders
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urogenital Disorders Related to Menopause
  • Urogynecology

Office Locations

Cleveland MacDonald Women's Hospital Suite 1200

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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Urological Institute

5850 Landerbrook Dr
Mayfield Heights OH, 44124

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6115 Powers Blvd
Parma OH, 44129

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UH Westlake Health Center

960 Clague Rd
Westlake OH, 44145

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UH Samaritan Medical Center

1025 Center St
Ashland OH, 44805

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Hillcrest HC 1st Flr ACM

350 Hillcrest Dr
Ashland OH, 44805

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.7 out of 5

113 Ratings

Patient Comments (6)

Reviewed On 1/1/2019
I like this doctor very much-he explains everything to me

Reviewed On 12/31/2018
Dr. El-Nassar was very thorough & attentive to me; excellent Doctor!!! I would definitely refer him to anyone!!

Reviewed On 12/31/2018
Fantastic surgeon.

Reviewed On 12/30/2018
I had good experiences with all my visits to this doctor and hid staff

Reviewed On 12/27/2018
The doctor listened carefully, never hurried.

Reviewed On 12/20/2018
This was my first visit to this Dr. and office. Eveyone was very nice and made me feel comfortable.The Dr. explained everything to me and gave me options.

Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Fellowship | Female Pelvic Surgery
Female Pelvic Surgery - Mayo Clinic (2012 - 2015)

Residency | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology - Mayo Clinic (2008 - 2012)

Research Fellowship | Gynecology
Gynecology - Mayo Clinic (2005 - 2008)

Other Education
Assiut University Faculty Of Medicine (2014)

Other Education
Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine And Science (2007)

Medical Education
Assiut University Faculty Of Medicine (1997)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Sherif El-Nashar did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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