Peter J. Littrup, MD, Represents Michigan with Inclusion into Renowned Publication The Leading Physicians of the World

The International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) has carefully selected Peter J. Littrup, MD, to represent oncology in their publication, The Leading Physicians of the World.  Dr. Littrup’s selection is a significant representation of his passion and dedication for the field of oncology.  He is considered to be among the best among his many years in practice. 

Dr. Littrup works for the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan.  He serves as the Director of Imaging Core and Radiological Research for the facility, and has dedicated his career to eradicating prostate cancer via cryotherapy and ultrasound.  Dr. Littrup used prostate cancer as an origin of treatment, and now uses this therapy for cancers of various organs.  His research continues to expand in the fields of interventional radiology and image guiding treatment programs, breast ultrasound tomography and the potential for non-invasive breast cancer treatments via drug delivery and focused ultrasound ablation.  As one of the first Radiology Society of North America Research Fellows, he was first to observe laser/microwave tissue ablation in the prostate by ultrasound and MRI.

In 1985, Dr. Littrup received his medical degree at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.  He then completed an internship there, then went to New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School for his radiology residency.  Dr. Littrup is a graduate of two fellowships:  one for prostatic ultrasound at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, University of Michigan Medical School, the other being a research fellowship with the Radiological Society of North America. Dr. Littrup’s impressive career includes 60 publications and 4 patents in the fields of cryotherapy and image guided radiology. 

To find out more about Dr. Littrup, please visit and  Also be sure to look out for his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. 

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