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Stephen E. Strup, MD, FACS

Chief, Division of Urological Surgery


  • Genitourinary and Prostate Cancer Team
  • Transplant: Kidney
  • Urology

Faculty Rank

Professor of Surgery

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Kidney Transplantation
Minimally Invasive Surgery, Including Robotic Assisted Procedures
Prostate Cancer
Renal Cancer
Urologic Oncology
Urological Surgery



Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis


Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia


National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Urology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Additional Information


Stephen Strup is the James F. Glenn Professor and Chief of Urology at the University of Kentucky. Strup is a native of Northwest Ohio and attended DePauw University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1984. Strup received his medical degree from the University of Indiana in 1988. He completed his residency in Urology in 1994 at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and then completed an Urologic oncology fellowship in 1996 at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Strup returned to Thomas Jefferson University where he was one of the early adopters of the Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy techniques.

In 2003, Strup moved to the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, where he was appointed the Director of Minimally invasive urologic surgery and, in 2006, residency program director. Strup was then named the James F. Glenn Chief of Urology in 2007. Strup’s clinical interests include Urologic Oncology, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and living donor nephrectomy.

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