Vikram M. Narayan MDAssistant Professor, Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine; Director of Urological Oncology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Vikram M. Narayan, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at Emory University School of Medicine and serves as Director of Urological Oncology at Grady Memorial Hospital. His clinical expertise includes the management of complex urologic malignancies including open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical approaches to prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers, as well as the surgical management of other urologic cancers including penile and testicular cancer. He has a clinical and research interest in the management of bladder and urothelial cancers.
Dr. Narayan is a member of American Urological Association, Société Internationale d’Urologie, Society of Urologic Oncology, International Bladder Cancer Network, and American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Narayan's research is focused on understanding the mechanisms that underlie bladder cancer treatment responses, in an effort to improve the therapeutic options available to patients. During his fellowship, he completed a year of basic science research investigating novel therapeutics for urothelial cancers including intravesical gene therapy, immune-based treatment options, and the role of the urinary microbiome in bladder cancer treatment. He has also led projects studying quality outcomes for patients hospitalized after radical cystectomy and has conducted methodologic research studying the conduct of clinical urologic research and the transparent reporting of randomized trials and systematic reviews.