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Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor Biopsy And Resection
  • Kidney And Ureteral Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Nerve-sparing Prostatectomy
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Rectal Exam
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of The Prostate)
  • Urology
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Elevated PSA
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele Hernia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Seminoma
  • Testicular Cancer
View all 11 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Urologic Oncology
San Antonio, TX USA

Residency - University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT USA

Residency - University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT USA

Medical Education - University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN USA

Undergraduate - Carleton College
Northfield, MN USA


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, penile cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, urologic oncology

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Barbara Ercole, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/5/2020, Dr. Ercole has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

553 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

122 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

I had an excellent experience with the nurses and doctor

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

I was very pleased either doctor's explanation and care

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

Great doctor awesome personality I am very grateful to have her on As my doctor

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Doctor never showed up. Waited about an hour in waiting room and eventually left without seeing the doctor. Very poor experience. Will not be returning back.Wasted a few hours of time for nothing.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

No respect for patients time. This was my first visit with this provider and will also be my last.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Ercole is truly a caring physician. She's extremely easy to talk to and a calming presence.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Ercole has always been great with her communication!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

I recently referred someone to Dr. Ercole. He was very happy with his appointment with her.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Ercole was very informative and showed concerned about my health problem. Due the fact that she only allowed the patient in the room, it was so very nice of her to call my wife so that she can listen in on our conversation concerning my care. She also answered all the questions my wife addressed with her. I would definitely recommend her to my family and friends.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Excellent Doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. Ercole has a great staff, every person is polite, friendly and very efficient

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Dr. Ercole is the best in my opinion.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr Ercole was exactly what a doctor should be. The area which needs attention is how many patients Cleveland clinic expects her to see

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

She is such a great doctor a huge asset to the Cleveland clinic

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Dr. Ercole is pleasant and caring for her patients.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr. Ercole professionalism and care is been the best that I've had in a very long time. She took a BIG extra mile contacting my other doctor involving in my case herself. She seems to truly care for the wellbeing of her patients.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr. Ercole is EXCELLENT. A kind, compassionate, thorough Doctor. I would NOT use any other surgeon but her. Her skill is phenominal.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr Ercole is the best Dr I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

The doctor was very knowledgeable about my problem, which she thorouhly explained, and she allowed me to ask questions and provide input. Se was very professional and pleasant to talk to. thank you for having her on your team.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

I am very happy with Dr Ercole. I am confident I am in hands with her

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

I will definitely be recommending Dr Ercole and Cleveland Clinic Hospital.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

dr ercole is an extraordinary doctor smart and caring and has incredible value

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Ercole is not only an excellent surgeon, but a kind and wonderful person in every regard. Words cannot express my admiration for Dr. Ercole. Knowledgeable, talented, caring, sincere, honest and skilled, she has earned my respect, my trust and my appreciation from our first meeting through my most current visit. I have never known a better surgeon, or a better doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Ercole is my favorite and is wonderful, her staff is excellent and Cleveland Clinic is my choice.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Because the doctor is very good, it is difficult to get appointments in a timely manner

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2021

Dr Ercole is absolutely fantastic. If I could rate her a 10 I would.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2021

Dr. Ercole was ... is awesome!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2021

Another great job by Dr Ercole!

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

I looove Dr. Barbara Ercole

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I have complete trust in Dr. Ercole

Reviewed on May 25, 2021


Reviewed on May 24, 2021

care is excellent. Looks like every staff person, doctors included, love their job.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

CC is lucky to have Dr. Ercole on staff.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Explained results well. Doctor is very pleasant and listens to patient.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

dr ercole is a savior, she is the best.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

I will definitely recommend Dr Ercole. I am confident I am in good hands, she listened to everything I had to say, I was not rushed. The Dr put me at ease with my condition, she has a wonderful bedside manner.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

outstanding Dr would recommend her to anyone who asked

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

as always, Dr. Ercole is a knowledgeable and caring physician!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Very professional but also very easy to talk to. Glad to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

I felt so confidence I was in the best hands for my care in this situation. Dr. Ercole took her time to explain and let me know every aspect of my problem.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr. Ercole is absolutely the BEST!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

I am very pleased with Dr Ercole- She is very through and I feel she really cares- She never rushes me and listens to my concerns-

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

dr ercole is the best doctor i ever had and i am 70y old

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

It has been an excellent experience working with Dr. Ercole

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

Dr Ercole is a very nice MD and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

My experience with Dr. Ercoe is top-notch. She is an outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

An excellent experience, Dr. Ercole is a very empathetic doctor who is concerned for her patients.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr Ercole is the best doctor I have seen at Cleveland clinic in a long time!. She always takes the time to listen and actually thinks about what you are telling her and comes up with a solution or a plan.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Ercole was exceptional.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr was one of the best I have had.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

dr ercole was excellent

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Dr. Ercole is outstanding. Very engaging and knowledgeable about my Prostate issue. I feel I am receiving the best possible care available.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

I've consulted for urologists and know many of them and Dr. Ercole is the best I've met. Her knowledge, care and bedside manner are all excellent. The best!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr. Ercole is the best. Very caring and gives excellent explanations of your care.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

I'm 80 years old and have seen many physicians. Dr Ercole's interactions with me were outstanding; none better!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr Ercole is first class in my book

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr Ercole & Adrian are very professional & efficient.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

doctor B Ecole excelente

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021


Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

you never will find a Dr. bether that Dr Barbara Ercole

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

dr Ercole is the best . rare smart doctor with solid communications people skills

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

My doctor is excellent. She takes her time explaining my situation. She doesn't rush through a visit.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr Ercole is excellent!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

great experience and very happy with dr ercole

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Excellent experience - Dr. Ercole has very good to my family and me since the first day we met her; during the surgery and even through my radiation therapy.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

all of the staff including doctors were very helpful. The technician who took my blood samples has an amazingly great attitude..I have been fortunate to receive service from her for the last 7-10. she is an asset to the hospital

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Ercole is kind and attentive to my needs. I have great confidence in her as a person and her abilities.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

It is a long drive from my home... but worth it for this provider

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

dr Barbara Ercolec is Excelent

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr. Barbara Ecole is A-1, the Best. Alwsys attentive and explains Everything.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Great experience. Dr Ercole is wonderful @

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Great experience with Dr Ercole. She is a caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr Ercole has the best bedside manner. Her willingness to take the time with her patients, her willingness to answer any questions or concerns is unprecedented in the modern practice of medicine. Her medical knowledge is superlative. She is one of the best assets of Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Ercole is a very competent, professional and friendly care provider. The BEST..

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr Ercole was wonderful. She explained the procedure and risk values involved. Especially the post surgical complications.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Ercole was the best first encounter I ever had with a physician. Considering her field and how invasive and uncomfortable the treatment can be, she made me fell very comfortable and at ease. I look forward to seeing her again.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Always good with regarding Dr. E, staff and Cleveland Clinic overall!

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

I have been with Dr. E for a number of years now, and have total confidence in her! Super friendly, funny and cares.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Very Bad Experience. Was never contacted due to other commitments with the Doctor. Was told the "Visit" would be rescheduled - but was never done. Only contact was a brief note on MyChart from the Doctor indicating Blood Test results and requesting another Test in 3 months. Very disappointing since I had other questions regarding issues since the Surgery was performed . . .

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

easy enough, esp when compared to other doctors' offices

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Ercole was terrific. She listened well, understood me, and spoke clearly without rushing. I'm very happy to have found her.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

For the most part, Barbara Ercole is very knowledgeable in her field and very nice. I would not want anyone else as my physician for my prostate cancer. I am cancer free and am proud to have Barbara Ercole to take care of me.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr Barbara Ercole is NO. 1 in her field.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Ercole is very concerned and compassonate about my well being

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

I was thankful to have met Dr. Ercole and felt it was a blessing so that I can refer her to my brother. I had NO idea that Dr. Ercole was a strictly a cancer doctor. I selected her based on my insurance as well as her being a woman urologist.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr Ercole is very attentive and clearly explains my situation and treatment

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Dr Ercole is always very professional and friendly. Every question is answered and explained in detail and i a way I can undestand.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

my doc is the best... I JUST LOVE HER SO MUCH!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

I will describe Dr. Ercole's professionalism as AMAZING!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr Ercole as always was outstanding. My first time on a video conference with her and was as good as in person.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

excellent service by Dr. Ercole and her assistant Adrienne, in my 80 years of life I've never experienced anyone better.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

I immediately felt very comfortable with Dr Ercole

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. Ercole, is the best, she does not waste time, immediately addresses her concern about my situation, no small talk, it's all about Dale Trusty A+

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

great Dr and experience

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr Ercole is fantastic, she is really good at explaining everything in great detail, very friendly and funny, she has excellent bedside manners! I always recommend her to my friends and relatives.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr Ercole is amazing.......she takes her time and explains everything very thoroughly and very clearly.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Dr Ercole is great listens to me and answers my question I would recommend to other's

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

I have been a patient with Dr. Ercole for many years now. And as a person who gets extremely nervous with Drs, I always love visiting her, she puts my concerns at ease, answers my questions in a way I can understand and is very kind and knowledgable.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

My visit was very informative. Dr. Ercole took the time to explain what was going on, what I should be doing and what to expect. Very informative and so happy I found a doctor like her. Thank you!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Ercole is outstanding. She is knowledgeable, compassionate, and patient. I would recommend her without reservations!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr Barbara Ercole is one of the best , if not the best Urologist Physician's...She saved my life

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

DR Ercole is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Hi you are a very good doctor

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Always very pleased with the care and treatment from Dr Ercole. and her Nurse.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

best doctor ever

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Due to COVID, I chose to have a virtual consult. Dr. Ercole was pleasant, caring, and knowledgeable as always. Thank You!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr. Ercole was excellent. I was very confident in her handling of my situation.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr Ercole is one of the best, if not the best doctor I have ever visited.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Very warm, always smiling and extremely caring about my wellbeing. I will not trade her for any other Doctor. She have saved my life, although she will not admit to that. She gave me all the credit. Thank God for her.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

My first visit with *Dr. Ercole. She was very empathetic and knowledgeable not overdoing but calm and good direction.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr.Ercole is attentive and caring. I trust her completely.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Barbara Ercole and her assistant are excellent. The nurse is professional and caring person.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Ercole is the best!!She exemplifies everything a great care giver should be

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Ercole was phenomenal very personable, humble, and pleasant. Hydee was amazing and so is Cheryl Caroll. At this time I put in a question to mychart on Wednesday and a nurse called me Friday and I think it's my fault that I didn't ask her for the answer to my question on the OTC medications i'm taking but that's my only concern. Just wondering if i'm taking the OTC medications correctly.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Ercole is very knowledgeable in general and about my circumstances in particular. She has earned my trust.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr Ercole is great

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

it was my first appointment with Dr Ercole and I loved it!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

All my questions were answered,without having to drive 2.5 hours. I am able to connect with the doctor and I know I have her full attention.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I have recommended this doctor to a number of my friends

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

*Dr. Ercole is highly knowledgeable, personable and shows real empathy and caring.

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