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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Biography

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

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Urology
Cleveland, OH USA
1997

Medical Education - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD
Chicago, IL USA
1991

Graduate School - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
1989

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA
1986

Certifications

  • 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 12/9/2018, 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:

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

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

202 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
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

32 Patient Comments

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

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

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019

I cant say enough good about Dr. Stovsky. He has always been open and willing to listen as well as explaining everything thoroughly. I have recommended him several times to friends and acquaintances for providing great service

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Stovsky is always so concerned with appropriate treatment and health of patient. He did not do procedure because he saw potential problem.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

Excellent doctor and one of the most kind human beings that I have encountered. Would absolutely recommend.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Dr Stovsky is very thorough and professional. I like that he ask at the end of session" Did I explain everything thoroughly". From check-in to check out and scheduling the staff in the office are warm and professional. Lab staff as well.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

All of the staff were extremely polite and made me feel safe and comfortable. the doctor was thorough and respectful. He explained in detail what the test results showed and he encouraged my input.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

awesome doctor, he took the time & addressed all my concerns

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr did an excellent job explaining to me about my blood work, what the numbers mean and don't mean.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

excellent physician. nearly always runs late causing me to be late for work

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

feel comfortable and I trust the Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019

both times I went to this dr I had a prolonged wait too long

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Made to wait a half hour after seeing doctor in order to get information for referral

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

first time with this doctor. he took time to explain why I was experiencing urination problems, the treatment options and the next step to be taken.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

This doctor is excellent in his knowledge and very professional in his manner while still showing interest in me and my wife.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

excellent. great doctor felt very comfortable and at ease with him

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

excellent doctor. easy to talk with. felt very comfortable with him good person

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

staff is responsive, prompt, polite, and interactive whether it is on the phone or in person. Physician always is prepared and familiar with my medical records including medications and is thorough in explaining any aspect of my care and answering my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Dr Stovsky is the best! Always has the patient's best interest at the front of the conversation. He is thorough, listens well and ensures the patient understands and mutually agrees with conclusions reached.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

doctor was great during office visit. 6 days after ct scan, no results posted and no pertinent response regarding diagnosis or treatment.

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