Andrew J. Stephenson, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
School of Medicine
GU Malignancies Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Information

Research Interests

Dr. Andrew Stephenson is board-certified in urology by the American Board of Urology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Stephenson's clinical and research focus is the treatment of patients with cancers of prostate, bladder, testis, and kidney, and on improving decision-making for patients and physicians for complex urological cancers. He has extensive experience in robotic and open surgical procedures for cancers of the prostate, bladder, and kidney, and performs nerve-sparing procedures for prostatectomy, cystectomy, and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. For patients undergoing cystectomy, Dr. Stephenson has extensive experience in all forms of urinary diversion/reconstruction.

Dr. Stephenson has received several awards from organizations such as the Prostate Cancer Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Society of Urologic Oncology, and is listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Stephenson is also a past recipient of the Urology Teacher of the Year award from Cleveland Clinic and the Young Investigator Award from the Society of Urologic Oncology. He has also been recognized as a Rising Star in Urology by the American Urological Association. Dr. Stephenson receives grant support for prostate cancer research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Cancer Society and the Urology Care Foundation. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals on issues related to prostate, bladder, kidney and testis cancer. He is on the editorial board for several urology and oncology journals. 


External Appointments

Director, Center of Urologic Oncology
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic


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