Elias Hyams, MD

Elias S. Hyams, MD

Director, Prostate Cancer Program, Minimally Invasive Urology Institute

Elias Hyams, MD, is director of the Prostate Cancer Program at the Minimally Invasive Urology Institute of The Miriam Hospital. He is a board-certified urologist and an associate professor in surgery (urology) at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.

Dr. Hyams oversees the clinical, research and educational aspects of the prostate cancer program, as well as leading the transperineal and image-guided prostate biopsy programs. He is a high-volume robotic surgeon with a focus on robotic prostatectomy (surgical treatment of prostate cancer) and works with other providers in multidisciplinary care of prostate cancer, as well as survivorship after treatment. Dr. Hyams also coordinates prostate cancer screening through community outreach and oversees prostate cancer education and training for providers and medical students. He is involved in education and research at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and clinical trials related to prostate cancer. His areas of expertise include prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Dr. Hyams earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed a residency at New York University-Langone Medical Center. He also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and endourology at the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He previously served at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and as chief at New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital.

Dr. Hyams is a member of the American Urological Association, the Society of Urological Oncology and the Endourological Society. He has more than 100 published peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and chapters.



Brown Urology, Inc., East Side
195 Collyer Street, Suite 201
Providence, RI 02904


  • Medical School:  University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship:  NY Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency:  NYU Langone Medical Center