Mika Matikainen

MD, PhD, Associate professor
Specialist in Urology

Language skills:

Finnish, Swedish, English


Peijas Hospital, Sairaalakatu 1, Vantaa

Welcome to my appointment

Special Clinical Interests and Skills

  • Urological oncology
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer diagnostics
  • Prostate cancer treatment planning
  • Surgical and medical treatment of prostate cancer
  • Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP)

Education, specialization and academic titles

  • 2008 Adjunct Professor in Urology, University of Tampere
  • 2004 Specialist in Urology, University of Tampere
  • 2001 Doctor of Medical Science (Ph.D.), University of Tampere
  • 1994 Medical Doctor (M.D.), University of Tampere

Work experience

  • 2012- Chairman / Chief in Urology, Department of Urology, Helsinki University Hospital
  • 2004-2012 Senior Consultant in Urology, Tampere University Hospital
  • 2005-2011 Senior Lecturer (urology/surgery), Medical School, University of Tampere
  • 2008-2009 Visiting Investigator, Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
  • 2001-2004 Resident in Urology, Department of Urology, Tampere University Hospital
  • 1998-2001 Resident in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Seinäjoki Central Hospital
  • 1995-1998 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere
  • 1994-1995 Resident in surgery, Kanta-Häme Central Hospital, Valkeakoski District Hospital and Tampere City Hospital

Memberships / academic and professional activities

  • Finnish Medical Association
  • Duodecim (Finnish College of Physicians)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • Finnish Association of Medical Genetics
  • The Finnish Surgical Society
  • Finnish Association of Urology
  • Academic Association of European Urologists (AAEU)
  • Board member: Finnish Association of Urology 2007 – 2009 and 2016 –


Peer reviewed publications:
Papers in international journals: 50
Papers in national journals: 5
Meeting abstracts in international meetings: 36
Meeting abstracts in national meetings: 32

Link to publications: PubMed