Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Endourology
  • Laser Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Urology
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Elevated PSA
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
View all 9 Specialties +


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About Mark Stovsky, MD, MBA

Mark Stovsky MD MBA FACS currently serves as Senior Director - Emerging Business at Cleveland Clinic Ventures as well as a Staff Urologist in the Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and an Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) in the CCF Lerner School of Medicine. 

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic and Innovations, Mark was an attending urologist at University Hospitals Case Medical Center where he served as Director of the Men's Health and Genitourinary Stone Center and Urology Institute Quality Officer as well as Chief of the Division of Urology and Medical Director for Urology Services at UH Richmond Medical Center. Dr. Stovsky’s areas of clinical expertise including BPH/male voiding dysfunction, prostate cancer and urinary tract stone disease.  Dr. Stovsky completed his urology residency training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Stovsky's primary research interest is in the area of diagnostic biomarkers for cancer and other diseases as well as medical economics.

 Dr. Stovsky has an extensive business background in new venture development as well as private equity and life science consulting including transaction analysis, due diligence and predictive modeling for health care & biotechnology businesses. Mark’s private equity experience includes transaction analysis for early stage, acquisition and add-on ventures. Dr. Stovsky is CMO of CCF portfolio company Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc. and the CCF Board of Directors’ representative to eHealth Ventures USA.

Dr. Stovsky serves on the board of the American Urological Association (AUA) North Central Section (NCS).  Dr. Stovsky is currently President of the NCS. He is also Past President of the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the Cleveland Urological Society and the Ohio Urological Society as well as a past board member of UROPAC and the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland/Northern Ohio Medical Association. Dr. Stovsky completed the AUA Leadership Program (2012 - 2013 class).

 Dr. Stovsky has been honored with selection to Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2016 - present) and Best Doctors in America (2010 - present).

 Mark has also serves on the board of American Friends of Magen David Adom (Cleveland Chapter - Israel Red Cross).

Dr. Stovsky earned undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern. He also holds an MBA (strategic planning) from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Graduate School - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

BPH, voiding dysfunction, minimally invasive BPH surgery, laser BPH surgery, endourology and urinary stone disease, prostate cancer

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 12/6/2019, Dr. Stovsky has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Fiduciary Role. Dr. Stovsky serves in a fiduciary capacity, such as an elected officer, director or chief medical officer, for the following companies or other entities:

  • Science Analytic Advisors, LLC
  • Hinsdale Partners VII
  • Advanced Urology Products, LLC
  • Advanced Medical Devices, Inc.
  • Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Hinsdale Partners VI
  • Advanced Decision Modeling, LLC
  • Hinsdale Partners IV
  • Hinsdale Partners V
  • Hinsdale Partners II
  • Hinsdale Partners I

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

203 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr. Stovsky has reviewed my file before I arrived. From my ultrasound at Euclid to having seen Dr. Stovsky at Main Campus was less than 3 hours. Awesome service!

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Have referred 3 others to Dr. Stovsky.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

I have uttmost confidence in my doctor

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr. Stovsky is the "best in the business." He is thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

After a great effort by the doctor, I was not able to make Zoom work. I'm not tech talented.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Stovsky was excellent. He was caring and provided me with clear explanations .

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

This was the first time using Virtual Visit. Dr. Stovsky... was very helpful helping me get connected. He is also very thorough and concerned about my health issues.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

The doctor always keeps me well informed.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dr was well prepared for my visit. he and his nurses read through all my previous Drs notes.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr Stovsky good sense of humor

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Stovsky to a friend. The doc is very thorough in assessment, treatment options, and ensuring he has the most accurate diagnosis. This past appointment he asked me if he can get another opinion from one of his colleagues. Now who would normally do this? I'd like more doctors like him.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

from the nurse to doctor everyone was caring and very professional

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Stovsky is awesome. He made me comfortable and at ease. He Listened to me and addressed my questions in an easy to understand way.He is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

I had a very happy. visit with the doctor with my visit.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

dr office is very responsive and helpful when making appointments.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr took the time to explain psa numbers for prostate. information was very helpful

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

dr.stovsky was awesome,he listened and explained

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Stovsky is extremely thorough, gentle and knowledgable. he explains well what he is doing and how and who I should follow up with. He also follows through and has the other doctor's office call me with an appointment if I haven't called them in a week.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

He is the most kind doctor I have seen.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

my experience was excellent. the staff was beyond helpful !! my doctor was very knowledgeable, spoke to me so I understood everything .

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr Stovsky did a thorough review of the options

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

He is an incredible physician and in my opinion has all the characteristics I wish all physicians had. He goes above and beyond treating you and if necessary, refers you to any additional specialists he msy feel are necessary. he is so eady to communicate with and puts you at ease!

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Dr Stovsky is exceptional! He communicates well and listens well and is clearly focused on your well being. In fact, I walk away every time learning something new about health and can't wait to share it with others.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

I always feel well informed by Dr. Stovsky.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Dr. Stovsky provided a very good explanation of my urinary retention and a proposed program of treatment. When I was unable to insert a catheter and fainted as a result, he promptly ordered an ambulance to take me to the hospital where I had a full recovery. This abundance of caution was appropriate to the circumstances and I am grateful for his wise decision.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Have been going to Dr. Stovsky for over 20 years. Followed him through many hospital systems. I feel he cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

great service and disposition from everyone. Dr Stovsky and staff very caring

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019

I feel very much at ease with Dr. Stovsky. My visit was cordial and I felt he did a good job with my diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

I was impressed by open dicussion wioth my doctor

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