Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS


Jay D. Raman, M.D., F.A.C.S. is currently 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 Cornell Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Laparoscopy and Robotics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Raman’s clinical practice focuses on robotic-assisted surgery for prostate, kidney, ureteral, and adrenal cancers having completed over 2500 such cases. His basic science research centers on infectious complications following prostate needle biopsy as well biomarkers for urothelial cancer. His major clinical research efforts revolve around surgical complications as well as staging and therapy for urologic malignancies. To date, he has co-authored over 325 manuscripts, book chapters, and editorials and serves on the editorial board for 3 journals and as a reviewer for 12 journals. Dr. Raman is currently Chair of the American Urologic Association (AUA) Office of Education, Past-President of the Mid-Atlantic AUA section, and Young Urology Representative to the American College of Surgeons.