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Gregory R. Hanson, M.D. F.A.C.S


Mercy Specialty Center – Coon Rapids
Unity Professional Building -  Fridley
Westhealth Campus – Plymouth


Dr. Hanson completed both his undergraduate education and medical degree at the University of Iowa where he also served as the commencement speaker for his graduating medical class. His post-graduate training is highlighted by his residencies in general surgery and urology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Oncology at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.

Dr. Hanson has had specialty training in both laparoscopic and robotic assisted surgery and serves on the Metro Urology da Vinci® surgical team for robotic assisted prostatectomies and treatment of prostate cancer. Due to his excellence in the field of urologic oncology Dr. Hanson was elected to the Society of Urologic Oncology in 2009.

Dr. Hanson is known for his innovative clinical interests as well as for his compassionate care that patients adore.

Clinical Interests

• Prostate Cancer
• Urology Oncology
• Laparoscopy
• Robotic Surgery

Fellowship/Specialty Training

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Section of Urology, Laparoscopy and Oncology, 2006-2007, Seattle, WA


General Surgery Internship, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2001-2002

Department of Urology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2002-2006

Medical School

University of Iowa College of Medicine, 1997-2001

Undergraduate/Graduate Education

University of Iowa, 1993-1997, B.A. Biology, Spanish Minor, with Distinction, 1997


American Urologic Association
Society of Urologic Oncology
Minnesota Urologic Society



Foreign Languages

Conversational and Medical Spanish


Cara V.

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