Goals and Objectives

  • Learn the appropriate clinical and laboratory evaluation of patients with urologic malignancies.
  • Become proficient with open and laparoscopic techniques for managing patients with urologic malignancies
  • Learn to critically review and participate in clinical research of urologic oncology
  • Become involved and foster multidisciplinary clinical care of patients with urologic malignancies

Duration: 1 year

The Program

The teaching program centers around the management of urologic malignancies. Rotations are based upon approaches to surgical treatment and include open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. The training is based on the premise that a urologic oncologic surgeon should be skilled in all three areas. Our fellowship provides a broad experience in adrenal, renal, bladder, retroperitoneal, and prostate surgery. Fellows also get an extensive experience in pelvic surgery doing when we do combined cancer cases with colorectal surgery and gynecologic oncology.

In addition to the structured curriculum, other activities include:

  • Weekly/Monthly Club Meetings
  • On-call and Consult Responsibilities
  • Research Commitment
  • Evaluations

Fellow Salary and Benefits

Salary is at the PGY7 level plus fringe benefits as detailed in the Graduate Physician Policy Manual and listed in the Resident/Fellow Benefits.

More Information and Application

Graduate Medical Education / Medical Student Education
Cleveland Clinic Florida
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, Florida 33331
Phone: 954.659.6211
Toll-free: 866.293.7866 ext. 56211
Fax: 954.659.6216
Email: gme@ccf.org


Nic Muruve, MD, FACS, FRCSC
Program Director, Urologic Oncology
Cleveland Clinic Florida
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, Florida 33331
Phone: 954.659.5188
Fax: 954.659.6189
Email: muruven@ccf.org
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