Stephen E. Strup, MD, FACS

  • Chairman, Department of Urologic Surgery


Stephen E. Strup is the James F. Glenn Professor and Chairman of Urology at the University of Kentucky. He is a native of Northwest Ohio and attended DePauw University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1984. He received his medical degree in 1988 from Indiana University. He completed a 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. He 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, Dr. Strup moved to the University of Kentucky in Lexington, where he was appointed the Director of Minimally invasive urologic surgery and, in 2006, residency program director. He was then named the James F. Glenn Chief of Urology in 2007. His clinical interests include Urologic Oncology, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and living donor nephrectomy.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Urology

Training & Education


Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis


Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia


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

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Urology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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