Jay D. Raman, MD

Jay D. Raman, MD
Penn State Health Surgical Specialties
200 Campus Dr
Suite 3100 | Entrance 4
Hershey, PA 17033
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  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urology
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney cysts or masses
  • Minimally invasive kidney/adrenal surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for kidney
  • Prostate cancer
  • Robotic (da Vinci) surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Surgical techniques - standard open, laparoscopic and robotic assisted surgery
  • Upper tract/urothelial cancer
  • Ureter cancer
  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction
  • Urologic oncology

Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS is Professor and interim Chair of the Department of Urology at 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, biomarkers for urinary tract cancers, prostate biopsy infections, as well as complications of urologic surgery. To date, he has co-authored over 350 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 Past-President of the Mid-Atlantic AUA section. He currently serves as on the Urology Advisory Council for the American College of Surgeons.

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

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

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

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

  • Prostate cancer imaging
  • Urologic complications
  • Urologic infections
  • Urothelial cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Penn State College of Medicine
  • Professor of Urology
  • Head, Robotic Surgery
  • Chair, Department of Urology
  • President-Elect Mid-Atlantic Section American Urologic Association (2020)
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Leadership Fellow (2016)
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Leadership Academy (2014)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Gold Cystoscope Award Nominee (2016)
  • Chair-Elect American Urologic Association Office of Education (2020)
  • American Urologic Association Leadership Program (2013)
  • American Urologic Association (AUA) Young Urologist of the Year (2015)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS): Surgeons as Leaders Program (2015)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Distinguished Service Nominee (2019, 2020)
  • Biomarkers of cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Complications of urologic surgery
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney ischemic injury
  • Kidney tumor ablation
  • Prevention of urologic infections
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer imaging
  • Surgical education
  • Urinary stone disease
  • Urologic cancers
  • Urothelial carcinoma (upper-tract and bladder)
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Inspired Award (2015)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Gold Cystoscope Award Nominee (2016)
  • Mid-Atlantic AUA Distinguished Service Nominee (2020)
  • Journal of Urology Best Reviewer of the Year (2014)
  • HCAHPS > 99% Inpatient Peak Performer Penn State (2017)
  • Consumer Research Council America's Top Surgeons (2017)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2020-2022)
  • American Urologic Association (AUA) Young Urologist of the Year (2015)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgeons as Leaders Program (2015)
  • US News Top Doctors (2019-2022)
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Leadership Fellow (2016)
  • Genitourinary Cancer

My Practice Locations

200 Campus Dr
Hershey, PA 17033