Dr. Alanee underwent training in Urologic Surgery at The University of Minnesota after graduating Cum Laude from Medical School and finishing a master degree in public health at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia. He then completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. He has trained nationally and internationally on treating problems of the urinary system. Dr. Alanee previously served as the director of urologic oncology at Southern Illinois University and was the director of bladder cancer treatment and clinical trials program at Henry Ford Health System. While at Henry Ford Health System, he performed many robotic-assisted surgical firsts including the first intracorporeal urinary diversion after cystectomy for bladder cancer, urethra sparing simple prostatectomy, Y-V plasty of the bladder neck for treatment of bladder neck contracture, and the first dorsal onlay buccal mucosa grafting for urethral stricture. Additionally, he performed the first retroperitoneal removal of a kidney tumor at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. When Dr. Alanee is not treating patients, he enjoys running, reading, and watching documentaries. He likes to spend time traveling to northern Michigan in the summers and eating at the many excellent restaurants in Detroit.