Jay D. Raman, MD

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Jay D. Raman, MD
Urologic Oncology, Urology

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Chair, Department of Urology
Head, Robotic Surgery
Professor of Urology

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About Me

Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and graduated AOA from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Raman completed his Urology Residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center followed by a Fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Dr. Raman's clinical practice focuses on robotic-assisted surgery for upper and lower tract urologic cancers, having completed over 2,500 cases. His clinical research centers on quality of care for prostate cancer patients, novel treatments for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma, prostate biopsy infections, as well as complications of urologic surgery. To date, he has co-authored over 315 manuscripts, book chapters, and editorials and serves on the editorial board for three journals and as a reviewer for 12 journals.

Dr. Raman is currently Chair of the American Urologic Association (AUA) Office of Education and President of the Mid-Atlantic AUA section. He currently serves as on the Urology Advisory Council for the American College of Surgeons.

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Professional Education

Education

Medical School, Cornell University Medical College (New York) - 2001

Fellowship

Fellowship, Urology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas) - 2008

Residency

Residency, Surgery, General New York and Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus - 2003

Residency, Urology New York and Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus - 2007

Research Interests

  • Biomarkers of cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Complications of urologic surgery
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney ischemic injury
  • Kidney tumor ablation
  • Prevention of urologic infections
  • Prostate cancer imaging
  • Urinary stone disease
  • Urologic cancers
  • Urothelial carcinoma (upper-tract and bladder)

Academic Interests

  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer imaging
  • Urologic complications
  • Urologic infections
  • Urothelial cancer

Awards

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgeons as Leaders Program (2015)
  • American Urologic Association (AUA) Young Urologist of the Year (2015)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2020)
  • Consumer Research Council America's Top Surgeons (2017)
  • HCAHPS > 99% Inpatient Peak Performer Penn State (2017)
  • Journal of Urology Best Reviewer of the Year (2014)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Distinguished Service Nominee (2020)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Gold Cystoscope Award Nominee (2016)
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Inspired Award (2015)

Honors

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS): Surgeons as Leaders Program (2015)
  • American Urologic Association (AUA) Young Urologist of the Year (2015)
  • American Urologic Association Leadership Program (2013)
  • Chair-Elect American Urologic Association Office of Education (2020)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Gold Cystoscope Aware Nominee (2016)
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Leadership Academy (2014)
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Leadership Fellow (2016)
  • President-Elect Mid-Atlantic Section American Urologic Association (2020)