Stephen E. Strup, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Urological Surgery
Genitourinary and Prostate Cancer Team
Kidney Transplant Team
Professor of Surgery
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Minimally Invasive Surgery, Including Robotic Assisted Procedures
Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind.
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.
National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.
Certifications or Special Training
American Board of Urology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Dr. Stephen Strup is the James F. Glenn Professor and Chief of Urology at the
University of Kentucky. Dr. Strup is a native of Northwest Ohio and attended DePauw
University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1984. Dr. 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. Dr.
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, Dr. 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. Dr. Strup was then named the James F. Glenn Chief
of Urology in 2007. Dr. Strup’s clinical interests include Urologic Oncology, minimally
invasive and robotic surgery, and living donor nephrectomy.