Dharam Kaushik, M.D.

Associate Professor
Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program Director

Email: kaushik@uthscsa.edu 
Academic Telephone: (210) 567-5640
Clinical Telephone: (210) 450-9600
Academic Fax: (210) 567-6868
Clinical Fax: (210) 450-9657

Dr. Dharam Kaushik is an Associate Professor and program director of urologic oncology fellowship in the department of urology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. He completed his urology surgical residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska and clinical fellowship in urologic oncology with leaders in cancer surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Kaushik has expertise in surgical management of advanced renal cell carcinoma, including with complex tumor thrombus, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer, bladder cancer, radical cystectomy, orthotopic neobladder reconstruction, robotic and open complex partial nephrectomy, penile and urethral cancer, inguinal lymph node dissection and salvage prostatectomy for post radiation failure in prostate cancer.

Dr Kaushik’s primary research interests include renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus, detection of novel biomarkers, newer therapeutic targets and studying mechanism of drug resistance in renal cell carcinoma, evaluating effect of exercise (Yoga) in urologic cancer.

A full list of his original research publications is available on this link:



M.D., Mysore Medical College (1998)
MBA, Mysore Medical College (1998)

Postgraduate Training:

Mayo Clinic, Fellowship, Urology Oncology (2014)
Mayo Clinic, Postdoctoral Training, Clinical and Translational Science Research (2014)
University of Nebraska, Residency, Urology (2012)
North Shore University, Residency, General Surgery (2006)
Buffalo Medical Group, Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery (2005)
Amritsar Medical College, Residency, General Surgery (2003)
Mysore Medical College, Internship, Rotatory Internship (1999)

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