Johan Stranne

Johan Stranne

Affiliation: 
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Urology
Country: 
Sweden
City: 
Göteborg

Dr. Johan Stranne is senior consultant at the Department of Urology at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital and associate professor at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Lund, Sweden in 1997. Following a 2-year internship in Trollhättan, he received his medical licence in 1998. Afterwards, he became a resident at the Department of Urology at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg. He was accredited as specialist in urology in 2003, and he passed the European Board of Urology specialist exam in Urology (FEBU) in 2004. He has been active as a consultant in urology in the Sahlgrenska University Hospital ever since. Dr. Stranne’s clinical research focuses on treatment of localised prostate cancer with a minimization of side effects. In 2006, he obtained his PhD from the University of Gothenburg with a dissertation about inguinal hernia after urological surgery in males, with specific reference to radical retropubic prostatectomy. He published several peer-reviewed articles on this topic, as well as on robot-assisted radical prostatectomy, PSA-screening, LUTS and ED. Currently, Dr. Stranne is doing research in several clinical studies on prostate cancer and radical prostatectomy, such as the ERSPC (PSA-screening), the LAPPRO-study (prospective comparison RRP vs RALP), SAMS (active surveillance in Sweden). Dr. Stranne is member of several national and international urological societies, such as the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group, European Association of Urology, the Endourological Society and the Swedish Urological Association.