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Vikram Jairam, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Therapeutic Radiology



Dr. Vikram Jairam is an Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and sees patients at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Hamden and Waterford. Dr. Jairam received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, where he won the Abraham White Prize for outstanding medical school thesis. He recently completed his residency in radiation oncology at Yale, where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Jairam’s current research focus is on aspects of cancer care that affect quality-of-life and survivorship. He has conducted multiple observational studies investigating high-risk opioid use among cancer survivors as well as opioid prescribing behavior among oncologists. In 2021, he received the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, which recognizes outstanding residents and fellows who have advanced radiologic research.

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2021)
  • Internship
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2017)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2016)
  • BS
    Yale University, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (2010)

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