Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD
Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, MBA
Residency, Urologic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Aaron Laviana, MD, MBA, is a board-certified urologist and fellowship-trained urologic oncologist in Urology, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. He specializes in utilizing robotic, minimally invasive, and open techniques to treat prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, and penile cancer. Additionally, Dr. Laviana is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care and a courtesy faculty member in the Dell Medical School Department of Oncology.
Dr. Laviana earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, his master’s in business administration from Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, and his bachelor’s in biology and economics from the University of Notre Dame. He completed a residency in urologic surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles and a fellowship in urologic oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Laviana has a special interest in reducing inefficiencies and bottlenecks in medicine and surgery and better understanding the health economics of care. An author of more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and several textbook chapters, his scholarly work has previously been recognized by awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is committed to improving healthcare delivery and access through research and by educating the future generations of academic thought leaders. He currently serves as a member of the American Urological Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Society of Urologic Oncology, Inc., and is actively involved with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.
Dr. Laviana is a urologic oncologist with Ascension Medical Group.
- Urologic oncology
- American Board of Urology
Awards & Honors
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
- Guy Dalla Riva Award for Excellence in Academic Urology, University of California, Los Angeles
- Editor, Frontiers of Urology
- Editor, Urology Practice
- Owen Honor Society for Academic Performance, Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management
- Review of the Year, Urologist Practice
- Willard E. Goodwin Resident Teaching Award, University of California, Los Angeles