Stephen E. Strup, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Urological Surgery
- Best Doctors in America 2015-16
- Genitourinary and Prostate Cancer Team
- Transplant: Kidney
Professor of Surgery
- 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
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.
Research Publications on NCBI PubMed
UK Kidney Transplant