Give Online: Help shape patient care for generations to come.
Cleveland Clinic Logo



Request an Appointment



Contact us with Questions

Expand Content

Minority Men's Health Center

At the Minority Men's Health Center, physicians address health disparities and continue to find answers to some of the nation's greatest health questions through community outreach programs, education, health professions mentorship and research programs.


Established in 2003, the Minority Men's Health Center of Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute addresses the challenges of healthcare disparities among minorities.

Through a multidisciplinary approach clinical care, the Minority Men's Health Center takes on some of the nation's greatest challenges such as:

  • community outreach
  • community health literacy education 
  • health provider health disparity education
  • mentorship for future health care providers 
  • health disparities research

In cooperation with Cleveland Clinic’s Medicine Institute and the Lerner Research Institute, the Center pursues a wide variety of studies such as immunology, molecular genetics, behavioral research as well as clinical trials of new therapies and diagnostics. All of these studies are designed to address the elimination of health disparities.

What We Treat

The Minority Men's Health Center provides an opportunity for minority males to undergo complete comprehensive medical evaluations to promote health & wellness. We provide health screenings for the early detection, prevention and/or treatment of a vast number of medical conditions which disproportionately affect minority male populations such as:

Actor Bill Cobbs and Dr. Charles Modlin Discuss Minority Mens Health Fair

2016 Health Fair

Save the Date!
14th Annual Minority Men’s Health Fair
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cleveland Clinic – Glickman Tower/Miller Pavilion

Register Now!

The Minority Men’s Health Fair offers free screenings and information on topics including*:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index
  • Bone Density
  • Cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Dental Screening
  • Glaucoma
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Lung Health
  • Kidney Function
  • Oral Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sickle Cell
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stress/Depression
  • Vision Screenings
  • Wellness

*Please be advised that the list of screenings is just a reference and may be subject to change.


Dr. Charles Modlin Recognized for Minority Healthcare Initiatives

Dr. Charles Modlin, Director of the Minority Men’s Health Center, was honored as the 2016 Black Professional of the Year by the Black Professionals Association Charitable Foundation (BPACF). Learn more about the challenges of healthcare disparities among minorities as well as Dr. Modlin’s work with the Minority Men’s Health Center and the Minority Men’s Health Fair.

Call us for an Appointment

Urology Appointments: 800.223.2273 ext. 4-5600
Nephrology Appointments: 800.223.2273 ext. 4-6771

Schedule an Appointment Online

Talk to a Nurse

Do you have a question about our services? Ask the nurse in the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute.

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

© Copyright 2016 Cleveland Clinic. All rights reserved.