Pedram Aram, M.D., believes that doctors have the power to change lives. He is committed to making a positive impact on patients' lives by utilizing his expertise in benign/general urology, including treatment of prostate and testicular cancer, kidney cancer and transplant , and robotic-assisted and minimally invasive surgeries.
Dr. Aram obtained his medical degree from the Islamic Azad University, Tehran Faculty of Medicine in Tehran, Iran. He pursued further training with clinical fellowships in minimally invasive surgery and kidney-pancreas transplant surgery, as well as urology residency at Cleveland clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute in Ohio.
Dr. Aram was drawn to City of Hope’s patient-centric care, transformative research and global reputation in treating life-threatening diseases. He approaches his work with a philosophy centered on treating every patient as a family or friend by fostering a safe and respectful environment, and upholding values of transparency, trust and responsibility.
Outside work, he finds joy in spending quality time with his beautiful family, traveling, exploring nature and playing soccer.
2018: Excellent in Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
2008: Honored as "Best Surgeon of The year" Rahimian Hospital, Qazvin, Iran
2006: National Award for 4th rank in National Surgical Board Examination by Minister of Health and Medical Education
1998: Meritorious Plaque for Special Educational Activities, University Hospitals, Islamic Azad University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
1995: Meritorious Plaque for Special Educational Activities, University Hospitals, Islamic Azad University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
2019-present, American Urology Association
2016-present, American College of Surgeons
2014-present, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
2014-present, American Medical Association
2009-present, Association of Iranian Endoscopic Surgeons
2006-present, Iranian Society of Surgeon
1999-present, Iranian Medical Council
Campbell RA, Scovell J, Rathi N, Aram P, Yasuda Y, Krishnamurthi V, Eltemamy M, Goldfarb D, Wee A, Kaouk J, Weight C, Haber GP, Campbell SC. Partial Versus Radical Nephrectomy: Complexity of Decision-Making and Utility of AUA Guidelines Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2022 Dec;20(6):501-509. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2022.06.003. Epub 2022 Jun 9.PMID: 35778335
Aminsharifi A, Hemal S, Aram P, AbouZeinab M, Beksac AT, Kaouk J.J Endourol. The Performance and Optimum Cutoff Value for Pelvic Cavity Index as a Predictor of Early Continence After Extraperitoneal Single-Port Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Role of Pelvic Anatomical Characteristics.2022 Jul;36(7):927-933. doi: 10.1089/end.2021.0599. PMID: 35166121
Pasquel FJ, Powell W, Peng L, Johnson TM, Sadeghi-Yarandi S, Newton C, Smiley D, Toyoshima MT, Aram P, Umpierrez GE. A randomized controlled trial comparing treatment with oral agents and basal insulin in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes in long-term care facilities. PMID: 26336609 PMCID: PMC4553905 DOI: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2015-000104, published August 28, 2015
Movafegh A, Ghafour A, Gholamrezanezhad A, Aram P. Post-thoracotomy pain and pulmonary function--comparison of Intermittent intercostal bupivacaine vs intravenous pethidine. Middle East Journal of Anaesthesiology, 2008, February 01
Powell W, Farrokhi F, Aram P, Anolza I. The impact of hyperglycemia on clinical outcome in elderly patients with and without diabetes in acute psychiatric units. Published in online supplementary of Endocrine Review Journal, 2013