Advisory Board Members

Shahram S. Gholami, MD, FACS

Medical Advisor

Dr. Gholami is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He is one of the few physicians in the United States skilled in minimally-invasive procedures that include scar-less techniques, lasers and laparoscopy, providing patients options for the treatment of urologic disease. He has conducted thousands of laparoscopic and-or robotic surgeries since 2000. His success and vast experience performing laparoscopic prostatectomies rank him in the upper 2% of all practicing urologists. This work has placed Dr. Gholami on an international platform as a globally respected clinical researcher. Dr. Gholami completed his Urologic Laparoscopic Oncology Fellowship training at the University of Paris, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris and his surgical and urology training at University of California, San Francisco.

Recognition for the work of Dr. Gholami has been manifold. He has been voted Top Doctor by Forbes Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, Silicon Valley Magazine, San Francisco Magazine and the San Jose Business Journal; he is a recipient of Men’s Health Network Research Award and the Golden Glove Award from the European School of Surgery; Dr. Gholami is an Endoscopy Scholar from both Ethicon Endosurgery and Stryker Endoscopy; He has received the Research Award from the California Urology Foundation; He is a First Prize winner in the Northern California Urology Resident Research Award; he has received scholarships from the American Heart Association, the Junior Diabetes Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Bank of America Scholarship Award; and he is a two-time recipient of the American College of Physicians Medical Student Research Award.