Jeffrey Gahan, MD is an associate professor of urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and leads the highest volume urologic robotic surgery team in VA system. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his urology and surgery residencies at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. He then completed his fellowship in Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Gahan's primary research interests include the minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer, renal carcinoma, and benign prostate enlargement. He is particularly interested in the applications of engineering technology to urology and works closely with engineers from SMU and the UT system. He published over 65 peer reviewed articles and has given presentations on his work at numerous national and international conferences.
Clinically, he has been one of the pioneers developing a novel approach to prostate surgery dubbed the "Retzius Sparing Prostatectomy," which improves functional outcomes after prostate surgery. He also leads the implementation of a novel ablation technology, irreversible electroporation (nano knife), for the focal treatment of prostate cancer. In addition, he treats benign prostate enlargement using a number of technologies including holmium or thulium enucleation, aquablation and urolift. Lasty, he specializes in the complex reconstruction of upper tract ureteral strictures using buccal mucosa I graft (tissue from the inner cheek) and ilea I interposition (segment small intestine).
- Medical School
- Baylor College of Medicine (2007)
- University of Miami (2008), General Surgery
- University of Miami (2012), Urology