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Harras Zaid, MD

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University of California - San Francisco, MD

University of California - Davis, BS, Genetics


Residency, Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic

Harras Zaid, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained urologic oncologist in Urology, a clinical partnership between Ascension and UT Health Austin. He specializes in performing robotic and complex open surgeries to treat cancers of the kidney, ureter, bladder, prostate, penis, testicle, and adrenal. Additionally, Dr. Zaid is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dr. Zaid earned his bachelor's degree in genetics from the University of California, Davis and his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where he completed a fellowship in basic science research. He completed a residency in urologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a fellowship in urologic oncology at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Zaid formerly practiced at the Lahey Clinic, where his practice spanned the entire spectrum of urologic cancers, and served as an assistant professor at Tufts University. During his time at Tufts University, he was closely aligned with medical students and resident education, and he was awarded the Residency Teaching Award by the Lahey Clinic urology residents. He is passionate about providing the highest level of compassionate urologic care for all patients in Central Texas and training the next generation of urologists. He has also been involved in the development of outpatient clinical care pathways for patients with bladder cancer and has published over 35 articles, acts as a peer reviewer for a number of urology journals, and has spoken nationally on various topics in urologic oncology.

Dr. Zaid is a urologic oncologist with UT Health Austin.


  • Urologic oncology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Urology

Awards & Honors

  • Best Poster, American Urology Association
  • Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Global Health Travel Scholarship, Mayo Clinic International Health Program
  • Reviewer of the Month, European Urology
  • Urology Residency Educator of the Year Award, Lahey Clinic


  • Urology
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