Centers of Excellence
Within the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute are groupings of physicians with a collective expertise in specific disciplines in urological and kidney disease care. These groupings form centers of excellence that focus on specific diseases and conditions, with physicians collaborating to provide dynamic solutions for their patients.
Center for Endourology & Stone Disease
State-of-the-art center dedicated to advancing genitourinary surgical procedures for the treatment of stone disease. By offering an entire spectrum of care for stone disease, Cleveland Clinic urologists are committed to managing this life-long condition through a unique collaboration that ultimately improves a patient’s quality of life.
One of the largest centers for female pelvic medicine in the country. Provides individualized treatment with the latest procedures for disorders such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and genitourinary reconstruction, and treatment for women with recurrent infections, interstitial cystitis and overactive bladder.
Provides exceptional expertise in prosthetic surgery and genitourethral reconstruction. Advanced specialty training and high patient volume has led to extensive experience and excellent outcomes with these often complex procedures, establishing the center as a regional and national referral center.
Center for Male Infertility
Provides comprehensive care that offers individualized evaluation and treatments for male infertility, including sperm aspiration, microsurgical reconstruction to bypass obstructions in the sperm ducts and surgical repair of varicocele.
Center for Pediatric Urology
Provides comprehensive care that includes outpatient clinic care and ambulatory procedures, as well as major in-hospital operative procedures, including open and minimally invasive reconstruction of the genitourinary tract, endoscopic management of urinary tract stones and congenital anomalies, and surgical treatment of pediatric tumors of the kidneys, bladder and genitalia.
Provides kidney and pancreas transplantation through the highest quality medical care that offers years of experience, research and improved medications that prevent rejection. Kidney transplants completed at Cleveland Clinic are overwhelmingly successful and postoperative complications are few.
Physicians in the Center for Reproductive Medicine have a very active clinical practice in male and female infertility in addition to their research and training activities. They offer the latest medical and surgical options for the treatment of a couple with infertility including the full range of assisted reproductive techniques. Patients benefit from its integrated, evidence-based approach to treatment, and our success rate in achieving pregnancy is consistently among the highest in the United States.
Center for Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery
The Center has one of the world’s largest bodies of collective experience in urologic laparoscopic and robotic surgery. By pioneering and perfecting minimally invasive surgical procedures, researching new ideas and providing education, Cleveland Clinic urologists are committed to providing state-of-the-art patient care through a unique partnership with subspecialties within the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute.
Center for Urologic Oncology
Cleveland Clinic urologists perform more than 22,000 procedures a year for urologic cancers. The Center for Urologic Oncology collaborates with physicians from the Taussig Cancer Institute to provide leading edge treatment for kidney, prostate, bladder and testicular cancers. Our experience, coupled with dedicated research staff makes us one of the largest urologic oncology centers in the nation.
The Minority Men's Health Center of Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, one of the first in the country, addresses the challenges of healthcare disparities among minorities. In cooperation with researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, the Center pursues a wide variety of studies such as immunology, molecular genetics, behavioral research and clinical trials of new therapies and diagnostics.