Dr. Misop Han is an Associate Professor of Urology at the Brady Urological Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his undergraduate, medical school and urology training at Johns Hopkins. After his training, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Urology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and as a urologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Han was head of Northwestern University's clinical database for prostate cancer research. In 2006, he was recruited back to join the faculty at the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Han is a board-certified urologist whose main clinical focus is in urological oncology with a special emphasis on prostate and kidney cancers. He specializes in nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy, robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic nephrectomy.
Dr. Han has received recognition for his research involving the outcome of surgery for prostate cancer and has received national awards for his research. His research interests include the outcome of radical prostatectomy and prediction modeling (what happens to men following surgery for prostate cancer). He has published extensively in these subjects(click here for details). He is actively involved in several clinical research projects with the database of more than 14,000 men who received surgery for prostate cancer at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.