Department Urology
Primary Location Mentor Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Endourology
  • Laser Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Urology
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Elevated PSA
  • General Urology
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Kidney Stones
  • Men's Health
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 11 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 and 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.

Mark currently serves on the board of the American Urological Association (AUA) North Central Section and UROPAC. Dr. Stovsky is currently Treasurer of the NCS. He is 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 the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland/Northern Ohio Medical Association. Dr. Stovsky recently completed the AUA Leadership Program (2012 - 2013 class). He has also been honored with selection to Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2016 - present) and Best Doctors in America (2010 - present).

Mark has also served on the boards of American Friends of Magen David Adom (Cleveland Chapter - Israel Red Cross) and Park Synagogue.  He is currently chair of the Park Synagogue investment committee.

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

Graduate - 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 1/2/2017, 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:

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

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

173 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

1 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018

Dr Stovsky listens and communicates well. He is very thorough in our discussions and ensures my understanding

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