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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bladder Stone Removal
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
  • HoLep
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Ureteroscopy
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Bladder & Ureteral Stones
  • Kidney Stones
  • Urinary Retention
View all 4 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Endourology / Laparoscopy
Nashville, TN USA

Residency - Stanford University Medical Center
General Surgery / Urology
Palo Alto, CA USA

Medical Education - University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA USA

Graduate School - University of Washington
Seattle, WA USA

Undergraduate - Duke University
Durham, NC USA


  • Urology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Smita De, MD, PhD.

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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 1/1/2022, Dr. De 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

210 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 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

I very much appreciate your kindness and excellence. Thank you doctor

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr. De and her staff are very professional and courteous.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. De to someone else.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr. Deis an excellent doctor! She has exceeded all expectations I have in regards to what I expect from a physician.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr. De is a Godsend. Her procedure changed my life dramatically in the most positive way. I will always be indebted to her for my well being and prostate health. God bless her and her staff.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

The only negative I have is at clinic in Avon and main campus there procedure room was better because they both had bath rooms to change in the same room as the procedure room for much more privacy. Beachwwod could be bettter. Very pleased with Dr Smita De and her professionalism and patient bed side manner Thank you

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Very pleased with DR Smita De and her professionalism and verbal feedback on my procedure. I now have more questions now that I am home and thinking about possibly having the Holep procedure sooner than discussed at the day of the procedure

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. De provided every opportunity to ask questions. She provided information and explanation to my concerns. I felt very comfortable and confident in her professionalism.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Dr. De was pleasant and we discussed all aspects of my care and healthcare since my last visit with her.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

This Dr De office runs very well. I have no complaints at all. They post your appointment time on My Chart with Instructions for your visit. I do have some trouble pre registering on line putting In my Insurance cards but that's because I am not very good at moving documents around. Doing better though. NO COMPLAINTS only PRAISE and thankful that Dr. De Is so skilled and has me living my life again.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Dr. De is a very caring and knowledgeable physician.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr. De is professional, knowledgeable, friendly, courteous, respectful, approachable.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

This team works as a team from the start in the phone to the finish with the dr and checkout!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Doctor has No Compassion

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. De is the best

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021


Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr was awesome

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr Di very good communicator. Does not rush you and always explains everything. Real good Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. De is always great.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

I have strongly recommended Dr. De to several of my friends.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

I thought Dr. De was exceptional. She listened and commented and made me understand.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

I was most impressed with all the staff at Dr. De's office, Dr DE herself and all the of the other staff at the Cleveland Clinic, all were more than helpful. I look forward to future visits.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr. De is always so thorough and takes the time to make sure you are doing well

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr De is caring, kind, a good listener, and instills the utmost confidence. I feel confident that she is providing the best and most educated care available.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. De is wonderful and provides excellent care, going out of her way to work with me and explain my options!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. De took care of me and my needs very well

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Both dr. De and her nurse were excellent in every way.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr. De is very concerned and caring physician.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I couldn't be happier with Dr. De, from the start. I have already recommended her to several friends that are experiencing the same issues that brought me to her.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. De is a very dedicated, compassionate, and caring physician. She explains everything in detail, gave me all options on how to proceed, and made sure I understood everything. She never rushes me. I travel from Connecticut to see her, because she is such a great Doctor. I would recommend her to any of my family & friends. Well worth the trip.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. De was very thorough (without my prompting) explaining risks, benefits, life after the surgery. She is warm and personable and I will heartily recommend her to other people.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr De has done alot for me. She is one of the best

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

I have recommended Dr. De to several friends, including my dentist.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. De is an extraordinarily competent professional, and I would highly recommend her to any new patient.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. De ls very thorough & caring. she teaches good health habits well.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr Smita De is a fantastic doctor, probably my favorite of all of my CCF doctors. She is a good communicator, she takes a full-person approach to my care (encouraging me to make an appt with my PCP since my last appt was late 2018) and she is able to approach my care from all angles.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

I truly like Dr. De. I feel I am her only concern while I am with her.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr De is a awesome Physician! my experiences there with her and her staff are always very pleasant and professional! She is one of my favorite physicians

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr De is AWESOME. She spends the time to review past medical history, current and plan for the future. With my husband being 80 year old, she needs to repeat allot of information. She is so considerate, makes our visit comfortable and makes my hubby feel comfortable. He loves her.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

I thought *Dr. Smith was exceptional in her ability focus in on my history and concerns because of it.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Dr. Smita was confident, knowledgeable, attentive, articulate, and personable.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr Smita De. and the staff are all excellent !!

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