Department Urology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Urology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infections
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Strictures & Urinary Fistulas
  • Urologic Oncology And Stone Disease
View all 14 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2019

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Urology
Miami, FL USA
2008

Internship - University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
General Surgery Internship
Miami, FL USA
2004

Internship - State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University
General Surgery Preliminary Internship
Syracuse, NY USA
2003

Residency - Ipswich Hospital
General Surgery
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2002

Internship - Manchester Royal Infirmary
Surgery Internship
Manchester, United Kingdom
2000

Medical Education - Victoria University Of Manchester (England)
Medicine
Manchester, United Kingdom
1999

Certifications

  • Urology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/7/2019, Dr. Unwala 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

109 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Unwala was the nicest, kindest, knowledgeable doctors I have ever seen. I am still so impressed with his bedside manner, his knowledge of my medical history, his reassurance, his explanation. I was so impressed with him that I told a person in Patient Experience about him. What a gem you have in him!! Please tell him what I said!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Dr. Unwala was remarkable! I can't say enough about his bedside manner! He had researched my case before I arrived. He was receptive to my questions and did not rush me. He included my thoughts in the development of my plan of care. he emailed 2x regarding my results. I will definitely recommend him!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Unwala is an excellent doctor and made me feel comfortable and kept me informed.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Unwala is an exceptional doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

dr unwala is one of the best doctors I have been to in my life! He transcribed everything I said and everything he said! I felt that he genuinely cared about my condition and was totally interested in helping me find a solution to my issue.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

We are so pleased with Dr. Unwaller. He reads records in advance of our visit, listens carefully, takes time of analyze situation, and carefully explains options. We have exceptionally pleased with his care. Even his notes are easy to understand and follow.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr. Unwalla is an amazing and excellent doctor. I have never had a doctor who provided the kind of personal attention that he gave me.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

If you had score higher than 5, Dr. Unwalla would have recieved it. Truly a caring and patient focused doctor. You are lucky to have him on your staff.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Excellent caring Physician

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Excellent, Dr. Darius, I understand my problem with aphasia. He spoke and use the computer as wrote so I can see. Beautiful!

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

excellent doctor. Great bedside manner. explained prostate procedures in a way that I could understand and more importantly make an informed decision about.Thanks Doc!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Doctor explained prostate surgeries in a way I could understand and more importantly make an informed decision about.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

It appeared that the doctor was in a hurry because he had other patients waiting but very competent.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

The care provider Took a lot of time with me and answered my questions

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr Unwala is very receptive to patients needs and had the expertise to handle a rare case!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Primary physician is outstanding. *Dr. Darius Unwala

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

I really liked the doctor I felt he was sincere about wanting to help me. It was my first time there and he said he read my medical record, which I liked.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

great doctor and staff!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

This doctor was the best I have had in all of my visits to Cleveland Clinic. Very knowledgeable, very helpful, very understanding, really just all around great.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

He went above and beyond and then some to help me. Amazing doctor that listens, and explains everything with a great bedside manner. It is very easy to see he actually cares about patients. Incredibly thankful to have him as my doctor in my time of need.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Dr Unwala was one of the friendliest physicians I've ever encountered. He tried to make me feel at ease even though he could tell I was scared to death.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

I am following up with Dr Unwala for my current condition and will continue to do so until I no longer need a urologist.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

excellent. dr. listened and provided useful and pertinent information clear advice and instructions. I would rate the doctor as excellent

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

I didn't have any delays. in fact, Dr. Unwalla was early for the appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Unwala is amazing. I can't say enough about how cared for and confident I felt his his care and my family felt the same way.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

I like Dr. Unwala, so far, he is the best I've seen. I hope to have a great experience with him.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

We chose Cleveland Clinic because of it's stellar reputation and so far we have not been disappointed. Dr. Unwala and his team strike us as selfless, considerate, professional and truly concerned about their patient. Appointments are on time and everyone seems willing to go the extra mile. Very comfortable with our decision to drive here from New Jersey.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Physician offered information, but is/was not very engaging.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

had an issue with another urologist and wanted a second opinion. dr unwala was fantastic! He explained everything and was very thorough with his work. I immediately cancelled my other appointment because I feel he has my best interest at heart!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

one best appointments I have ever had. Dr took time to explain, in great detail, my condition and my treatment options.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Unwala was amazing. He is kind, reapectful, and he genuinely cares. He deserves a much higher rating.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

good experience doctor was very good listener to what was going on with my symptoms

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

When a person is aware of all of their medical problems and or history it shouldn't be said by the provider "Oh man, you have so many things wrong with you!" The intro was made by mispronouncing my name although I got his correct and speaking in third person of all of my health problems even some that have zero relation to the urological system. Upon scheduling the appointment I have to say why I'm requesting the appointment and during triage also state my reasons for coming. He blurted out my health issues and then said " but I don't know why you're here to see me today." He then asked me not to be offended, but am I a decent reader. I said yes and he proceeded to type my after care summary while the screen was turned towards me as if he didn't want to say it aloud or was truly testing me to see if i was capable of reading. If it was a matter of privacy he wouldn't have came in blurting out my personal health issues. I felt offended that he asked me about my reading abilities and how do I know about medical terminology as if that knowledge is beyond my mental capacity. In all it was a poor experience, if I wasn't able to read further instructions should be discussed verbally until he is sure I understand. It only made me wonder is this how he treats all his patients? Is this the common introduction? Are all patients asked if they are good readers?

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

dr was upset that I was just put on the schedule that day. reminded me of that fact a number of times

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

the entire process was very simple and efficient. The Dr. was very helpful, efficient, and answered every question I had. An excellent visit!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Dr. Unwala is very personable and makes sure we understood our issues and how he was going to going to treat my heath issues.

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