Gautam Jayram, M.D.

A practicing urologist since 2012

Nashville Office

Dr. Jayram was born and raised in suburban Chicago. He graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis and then attended Vanderbilt University for medical school. He completed his urology residency including a year of research at the University of Chicago Hospitals. Following this he completed a fellowship at the Brady Urologic Institute at Johns Hopkins. Here he served as a Clinical Instructor, gaining tremendous experience in the treatment of kidney, prostate, and bladder cancer. During his time there and at Urology Associates he has performed a large number of robotic, laparoscopic, and open operations for urologic cancers. He is active in research and education, co-authoring many peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters and serving on several advisory boards. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University and mentors Vanderbilt resident physicians during their private rotation. He is a journal reviewer and an editorial contributor to the popular website Practice Update.

At Urology Associates, P.C., Dr. Jayram has established a large urologic oncology practice, and is co-director of the Advanced Therapeutics Center where he treats patients with advanced cancers and participates in clinical trials. He is also a part of the TriStar Kidney Transplant Program and performs living donor surgeries for those wishing to donate a kidney.

Dr. Jayram is an avid sports fan, no longer tortured since the Cubs won the World Series. He enjoys golf, tennis, Twittering (@tomjayram), and traveling with his wife Brooke and son Beau.


  • Robotic/Laparoscopic surgery
  • Prostate, Kidney and Bladder Cancers
  • Kidney obstruction/stones
  • Adrenal tumors

Getting to know Dr. Jayram:

Favorite Books: The Emperor of all Maladies (Siddhartha Mukherjee) A Good Walk Spoiled (John Feinstein)
Favorite Movies: Super Troopers, Rounders, The Namesake

Quick quote from Dr. Jayram:

“I believe in evidence-based medicine, and feel patients do best when they are best informed about their condition and the treatment options.”