UAB Department of Urology

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Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D.

UAB Department of Urology
Associate Professor for the UAB Department of Urology

 1201 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205


The development and implementation of imaging for the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of urologic cancers is an area of great interest and expertise that Dr. Rais-Bahrami brings to UAB. He is a founding member of Program for Personalized Prostate Cancer Care, working closely with other faculty from the UAB Departments of Urology, Radiology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and Pathology. He brings experience in advanced prostate imaging, image-guided biopsy targeting techniques, and focal therapy.

Dr. Rais-Bahrami also has a strong interest in developing, improving, and employing robotic and minimally-invasive techniques for the treatment of urologic malignancies. He specializes in the management of all urologic malignancies and will see patients with prostate, kidney, adrenal, testis, bladder, ureteral, and penile cancer.

His research interests include:

  • Improving prostate cancer detection by integrating image-guided biopsy into prostate cancer screening
  • Integrating multiparametric prostate MRI interpretation to improve selection of active surveillance candidates among patients with prostate cancer
  • Investigating the role of advanced imaging technologies to improve staging of various urologic cancers
  • Developing novel biomarkers for better risk-stratification and treatment counseling of patients with urologic diseases

He is one of two urologists at UAB leading the Program for Personalized Prostate Cancer.

Dr. Rais-Bahrami is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his Urologic Surgery residency at the Hofstra North Shore- LIJ School of Medicine. He completed his Urologic Oncology fellowship at the National Institute of Health.

Information via Dr. Rais-Bahrami’s biography page on the UAB Department of Urology website

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