Kristian Stensland, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor, Urology
Assistant Professor, Learning Health Sciences


Kristian Stensland, MD MPH MS is a urologic oncologist and health services researcher at the University of Michigan and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, received his MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and completed his urology residency at the Lahey Clinic. He received a Master of Public Health from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and a Master of Science in health infrastructure and learning systems at the University of Michigan. He completed a Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) and Health Services Research fellowship at the University of Michigan. 

Dr. Stensland’s research primarily focuses on improving the conduct, efficiency, and equity of clinical trials with informatics, infrastructure, and implementation science. He hopes to expand the science and practice of successful implementation of evidence-based practices in urology and oncology. 

Outside of his clinical and research work, Dr. Stensland is a proud dad, avid runner, and enthusiastic football fan.


Dow Health Services Research
Urologic Oncology
Learning Health Sciences
VA Ann Arbor Section of Urology

Areas of Interest

Research Interests: Clinical trials, implementation science, and data science

Clinical Interests: Clinical trials and urologic oncology


Medical School

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2009-2014


  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, 2014-2020


  • Urologic Oncology and Health Services Research, The University of Michigan, 2020-2023

Professional Organizations

  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • AcademyHealth

Web Sites

Taubman Center Floor 2 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5330
Ann Arbor MI 48109
2215 Fuller Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105