Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 10/30/2018, 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

493 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

105 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

i love Dr. Ercole.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Your staff, Dr. Ercole and your hospital are the best. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

have already recommended Dr Ercole to a friend who is very happy with her.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr Ercole , has an unique ability to explain a complex medical condition so that I was able to understand . Dr Ercole, is very professional, compassionate , and wise beyond her years. My consultations with the dr. are like visiting an old friend.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

I feel she had real difficulty understanding my point of view and concerns. I am a goofy 70 year old geezer but I felt she had markedly less empathy than almost every other doctor I've dealt with in my entire life. I deliberately searched out a woman doctor because I think on average they are more understanding. This may be just a generational effect that is disappearing. On further reflection wondering if she was put off by something she was projecting onto me. The word that comes to mind is rigid

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Ercole and her staff were very courteous and professional. She answered all my questions and guided me in the right direction concerning my health needs.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

great doctor

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Dr Ercole is an outstanding Dr. she is patient, thorough and extremely clear in medical explanations

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Dr. Ercole always takes the time to thoroughly explain the condition and the pros and cons of the various treatments. She shows genuine empathy.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

I am a transplant from up north and I am extremely appreciative of the seamless transfer of my health care situation. Dr. Ercole and her team are taking excellent care of me, simultaneously educating me on my condition and motivating me.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr Ercole is EXCELLENT

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

a great experience overall I have been seeing Dr Ercole for more than a year now and her care sense of humanity and professionalism has been outstandingthank you dr. Ercole forever grateful

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

The service was exceptional. Dr. Ercole provided an in depth explanation of my condition (included visuals), which made me extremely comfortable with her. As a first time kidney stone patient, she walked me through the entire process and provided information with regards to the next steps of my care. Coming from a physician that provide contradictory information to Dr. Ercole was exemplary.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr Ercole is knowledgeable, up to date on the latest technologies, has a more than excellent bedside manner, and takes the time to explain all your options. More importantly, she listens to her patients

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Despite the delay, the doctor was very invested in my situation and shared her knowledge with me.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Doctor Ecrole and staff are great people, professionals who are very caring human beings

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

minimum wait time 2hours but the doctor is worth it

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Dr. Ercole proved exceptionally competent and patient-centered service

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Dr. Ercole is caring and very professional

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

one of the best doctors I've seen in a long time. I'll recommend d her to any of my friends.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Excellent service from an Excellent Doctor.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Fantastic Doctor

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

love dr ercole she is so caring and explains everything to you

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

We had a good experience. The doctor was very pleasant and explained the procedure in a timely and kind manner.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

I could not be more pleased or impressed with my visit and experience with CC. Efficient, caring and professional are the words that come to experience with Dr Ercole was unbelievable! She was truly the most professional and CARING Dr that I have ever encountered. Very bright and a excellent communicator, she shared her time to guide me to a confident decision as to my treatment option.thank you Cleveland clinic and Dr Ercole!

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

Dr Ercole is wonderful

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

wait time was long but the doctor and her staff were very professional and friendly, taking time to explain and answer questions.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

Dr. Ercole is an amazing physician, and has an incredible bedside manner.She is an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

I was blown away by Dr Ercole's concern with my problem. She went to great lengths to discuss exactly what I had and what the different treatment options are. I would definitely recommend her in the future

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr. Ercole is truly one of the finest physicians I know. I have complete confidence in her recommendations for treatment and care.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Having the appointment scheduled late in the day makes it more susceptible to delays the doctors encounter throughout the day. The 90 minutes delay was not welcome but was satisfactorily explained by the the doctor and staff.

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

Wait times in the waiting room and the exam room are long. But I like *Dr. Ercole very much and I appreciate the unhurried time she spends with her patients as she feels necessary! So I take a book to read! Would not want her to hurry through.

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

I am so happy I found Dr Ercole, she is the BEST!! She kind,funny,and to the point. I believe she cares about her patience.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

my doctor is the best, above and beyond

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Ercole is magnificent!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

I love my doctor she is awesome

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

I have recommended doctor Ercole several times to several of my coworkers

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Dr Ercole is great! Keep her happy

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

The physician did not ask me any questions and did not appear to care about my current symptoms. She read the notes from an emergency room visit and a visit to a walk in clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

One of the most caring doctors that I've spoken to at the clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Arrived one hour before appointment, but waited two hours to see doctor, but after waiting and becoming frustrated, upset and disappointed we were about to leave and met doctor in hallway. After telling her just the way I felt, then it was her time to apologize. after she apologized, she took my records and completely calmed me down and then I understood why she was so late in seeing me. Its her caring and trying to understand the patient needs. I'll be forever indebted to her for her professionalism and caring about the needs of her patients. If I should have the needs of of excellent care and recommendation, I want hesitate to ask for her service. I felt awful that I became so irritated with her being late for my appointment. She truly cares about her patients. I feel honored that I got the chance to speak to her.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

Appointment was handled very professionally. Barbara Ercole was very professional and explained everything in detail. I am very happy she is my doctor handling my medical issues

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Ercole was excellent, explaining all results and options in detail. Wonderful personality.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Ercole provided an easy to understand description with details about my previous urinalysis results. She also explained subsequent steps she would take to provide further details to clarify and diagnose my condition. I appreciated her expertise, and would definitely recommend Dr. Ercole to others.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Dr. Erchole is very patient, pleasant and efficient and showed great concern for me as the patient.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Did not have openings for the needed schedule time. Dr. Ercole made it possible to get an appointment with her when I needed it.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Dr. Ercole took her time to explain and answer my questions and concerns thoroughly. She is quote knowledgeable and attentive.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Very caring and responsible doctor

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

I tried for several months to get an appointment with Dr. Ercole.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Excellent and very informative Doctor. Highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Ercole is a gem! She is incredibly smart, agood listener, and obviously a gifted surgeon.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

Dr. Ercole was attentive, patient and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Dr Eecole is an excellent physician who spends time listening and addressing your concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

Dr. Ercole is compassionate, explains clearly, shows concern and takes your opinion seriously. My favorite doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

Dr. Ercole is without a doubt the greatest Doctor I have ever had the pleasure to know. She genuinely cares about me and my health. I only wish that she could be my PCP. Also, as of a year ago , there is only one Clinical facility I will set foot in. That facility is Cleveland Clinic . Thank You very much .

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2019

Excellent caring doctor, she took the time to listen even draw a diagram to explain what was the problem. I am very impressed as a first time client. Doctor also took the time to personally to find an appointment for me. This is a caring doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr Ercole is the very best ever. I wish all my doctors were like her. She is caring, extremely qualified, pays attention to your concerns, personable and just an all around great doctor. she is wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Ercole is THE most professional, caring and down to earth Doctor I have ever met. She doesn't rush patients and takes her time to easily explains health issues. She is a true professional who makes me feel important and I know I'm in great hands. Her outgoing and honest personality, mixed with her extensive knowledge makes her the greatest Doctor ever. I can't say enough good things about her. I feel blessed being her patient.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

my provider was very knowledgeable, caring and informative.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

all good, Dr Ercole is very caring.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

Dr. Ercole was beyond excellent. I was so happy to have her. She explained everything to me, answered my questions, and took a lot of time. This was a scary thing to go through and she made me and my wife feel very comfortable. She was wonderful. Her assistants were very knowledgeable and help a lot also. Dr. Ercole made took what was a very hard time for us and made it better. Her care meant so much. We would recommend her to everyone. She is definitely an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

I must mention the excellent effort of the doctor, to be able to do very quickly examinations and procedures, taking into account that as an international patient, I had commitments with apartment rent and flights to return to my country. That, apart from the excellent attention was very important to me.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Dr. Ercole was very thorough and compassionate and we are happy we were referred to her.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

wait time to see her is long but when she gets to you she is amazing!! She is worth the wait. love this Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

Best care provider I've ever had!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

I am pleased with the level of care Dr Ercole provides me.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

Dr. Ercole is one of the finest physicians I've encountered. Smart, sensitive, kind -- I am so glad I am in her care.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

I always feel valued and respected by Dr. Ercole and her staff.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

Always have had good experiences with Dr. Ercole

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

the doctor spent more than the allotted 15 min. with me, and explained in detail the options I had for care.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

Dr. Ercole is very professional and an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2018


Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

Dr. Ercole is the best doctor I ever had. She takes her time to address all my questions. She is quite knowledgeable, pleasant, and professional. She even

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

It is always worth the time to wait for the doctor. She spends all the time on me to answer all my questions too.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

Dr. Ercole has always been friendly and courteous

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018

Dr Eecole is always late. I accept this from her because she is so thorough. She genuinely cares about the issue I come in with and my overall health.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2018

I have been very pleased with Cleveland Clinic since the beginning ! Doctor Barbara Ercole is a knowledgeable Urologist and Oncologist ! I am very confident with her,and,I recommend her every time ! The Nurses,are devoted .To me you are Number ONE !!!! Thank you Cleveland Clinic to help me go throught my problem !

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

I would not drive 300+ miles to see Dr. Ercole if she was anything but the best choice for my personal care.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

had lengthy wait to see Dr Ercole but understand the wait due to the nature of the reason patients are there to see her, cancer patients. She takes the time to explain everything and that the patient understands everything they discussed.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2018

Dr Ercole is awesome

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2018

Doctor is very thorough and professional discussing your situation. Willing to go into detail to make sure you understand what results to tests mean. She shows a legitimate concern for your situation and makes you feel at ease when speaking with you.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018

Just had a cysto exam with DR. Ercole I was very pleased how well everything went including the results of the exam. Thank you . I was concerned that it would a painful exam but thrilled that was not the case. Thank you again Dr. Ercole.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018

Dr. Ercole is one of the best physicians I have ever consulted. Knowledgeable, gentle, empathic, patient, good at explaining and answering questions. Uses evidence-based medicine and explains clearly her reasoning for decisions while allowing the patient to evaluate all options. I couldn't be happier with her.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2018

Dr. Ercole is one of the most caring physicians I've ever known. Great listener who takes the time needed, compassionate, smart, engaging.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

Dr Ercole, urologist, gives us great service as she is a very knowledgeable Dr

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2018

I waited an hour and 45 minutes before I saw the doctor. she is always extremely behind. I was not happy!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

very friendly helpful staff great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

This was my initial visit with the provider who was very pleasant, knowledgeable and professional. I was very pleased with this initial visit. My major complaint was an over 2 hour wait to be seen. During the wait no one came to tell us about the delay and why. No one gave us the opportunity to reschedule the appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

Dr Ercole always goes the extra to explain any concerns- she is very professional with a caring heart

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018


Reviewed on Aug 28, 2018

Dr Ercole took the time to draw a diagram explaining the situation with my left kidney

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

An excellent knowledgeable doctor. My wife is also a patient and she also feels the same.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

Doctor Ercole is one of the best !!!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Dr. Ercole is a very caring and phenomenal physician.....

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Dr. Barbara Ercole, is a wonderful doctor. I'm very grateful she is my doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

this Dr. is very good !!!

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

the best experience was picking Dr Ercole as my urologist about 5 years ago. I went to West Palm to Cleveland Clinic to see an oncologist & he gave me the names of a couple of urologists & I picked Dr Ercole. At the time I didn't realize I would have to go to Weston for the appointment which is 90 miles from where I live, but I'm glad I did. Dr Ercole is the best!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2018

very long wait time to see doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2018

I am using messages from my chart to comunicate with the Doctor in very effective way

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018

Dr. Ercoli explain me and gave to me a specific diet that I have to follow to avoid problems with my health!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018

The wait time is sometimes long but when the doctor gets to see you, the experience is well worth it because of the care shown to the patient. The doctors take the time to explain your health issues and that is important. They actually go beyond what I have experienced at other hospitals. Dr. Ercole is an outstanding professional who take the time to make sure you understand your health issues.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018

Physician was great in explaining why she was running late. Delay was not a problem.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

If it weren't for Dr Ercole's extraordinary care and concern about my husband's total and complete recovery, we probably would not bothered to put up with the total inconvenience experienced that day.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

We waited in the Lobby from 3:50 pm to 6:20 pm then waited in the Waiting Room till 6:50 pm before Dr Ercole came in. She was overbooked all day long by the powers at be and was in-call to boot!! VERY, VERY DISAPPOINTING AND VERY, VERY UNPROFESSIONAL...

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