Urologist Silicon Valley and San Jose

Shahram Shawn Gholami, MD

Shahram Shawn Gholami MD Urologist Silicon ValleyIf you are researching prostate cancer treatment options, you may already know that robotic prostatectomy is a minimally invasive surgery approach that offers significant benefits over other treatment options. What you may not know is that Dr. Gholami is the surgeon you want performing your prostatectomy.

Why Dr. Gholami?

Robotic Prostate and Kidney Surgeon in Northern California Dr. Gholami has performed thousands of laparoscopic and/or robotic procedures since 2000. He has been performing laparoscopic prostatectomies longer than >98 % of practicing urologists. Additionally, Dr. Gholami is an expert in laparoscopy so that he can perform highly complex laparoscopic procedures done by very few surgeons worldwide.

Dr. Gholami is an internationally recognized expert in the field of minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He has been training novice urologists and sharing his expertise worldwide since 2000. His passion for innovation and leadership is demonstrated in his work. Most importantly, Dr. Gholami will ensure that your entire procedure is performed personally by Dr. Gholami himself, starting with the first incision and ending with the last suture. Unlike many teaching centers, academic institutions, or other teaching factors, Dr. Gholami does not allow residents or other surgeons to perform any portion of your operation. He has one surgery room operating at a time in order to allow his full focus on you the patient. You will not be in a teaching and learning environment, where Dr. Gholami teaches, a resident learns, and the patient gets learned upon. Your surgery will be done in a private, first-class setting with all the attention and care you deserve. Learn more at Dr. Gholami's Surgical Robotics Website.

Contact Dr. Gholami

Don’t be surprised if Dr. Gholami personally responds to your web inquiry. He treats every patient with special personalized care. If you're interested in Robotic Prostatectomy, Contact us today.

Extremely skilled, Personable, Experienced, Compassionate, and Accomplished. These are a few reasons why Dr. Gholami should perform your robotic prostatectomy.


  • Men’s Health Network- Research Award
  • Golden Glove Award- European School of Surgery
  • Top Doctor- Silicon Valley Magazine
  • Top Doctor- San Francisco Magazine
  • Top Doctor- San Jose Business Journal
  • California Urology Foundation Research Award
  • Lapides Research Prize- Honorable Mention
  • Stryker Endoscopy Laparoscopy/ Endoscopy Scholar
  • Ethicon Endosurgery, Laparoscopy Scholar
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Research Award
  • 1st Place Award- Northern California Urology Resident Research Award- 2 time winner
  • American College of Surgeons Award for Academic Excellence
  • Howard Hughes Scholar
  • American College of Physician Research Award- Two time recipient
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation- Research Award
  • American Heart Association- Honor Award in Outstanding Research


  • Laparoscopic Robotic Surgery Instructor/Preceptor/Proctor
  • University Of California, San Francisco
  • Institute Montsouris, University of Paris France
  • El Camino Hospital, Mountain View
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose
  • Los Gatos Community Hospital, Los Gatos
  • Royal Emirates Hospital, Dubia
  • Teheran University
  • Reno Hospital
  • Alvarado Hospital, San Diego
  • California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
  • St. Francis Hospital, San Francisco
  • San Francisco General Hospital

Board Appointments

  • Urology Journal
  • Men’s Health Network
  • Stryker Endoscopy- Medical Board Advisor

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital- Robotics Director
  • El Camino Hospital- Los Gatos- Stone Center Shareholder
  • El Camino Hospital-Mountain View
  • National Surgery Center- Shareholder
  • Los Gatos Surgery Center
  • Forest Surgery Center- Shareholder
  • Los Altos Surgery Center

Download Curriculum Vitae

Click here to view a complete curriculum vitae for Dr. Gholami, which gives a complete listing of scientific articles and research papers that have been published to date.

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