Assistant Professor, Emory University Department of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
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'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. Dr. Narayan’s research includes investigating novel therapeutics for urothelial cancers including intravesical gene therapy, immune-based treatment options, and in understanding 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.
Dr. Narayan has authored, contributed, and presented dozens of abstracts, peer-reviewed articles, and book chapters on urologic oncology and methodologic research at national and international medical meetings and in major medical journals. He currently serves as a Contact Editor for Cochrane Urology.
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Friday, May 13, 2022
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM