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 +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

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

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

Residency - Ipswich Hospital
General Surgery
Ipswich, United Kingdom

Internship - Manchester Royal Infirmary
Surgery Internship
Manchester, United Kingdom

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


  • Urology
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 11/28/2019, 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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* 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

243 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

63 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Best doctor! Very caring!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

This doctor is very customer focused. Best doctor I received care from in my 66 years.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. was terrific. Loved his way of answering my questions.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

He explained everything, answered all questions, talked with us, not at us. explaining why I was a "special " case and referred me to another doctor at the clinic

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Unwala is everything one can hope for in a physician. At the top of his game clinically but extremely patient oriented and an excellent communicator. His use of technology (an iPad) did not distract from patient interaction but allowed him to send me home with detailed notes on our discussion.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Unwala was outstanding... He has a great personality and really took the him to try and figure out my situation... I would highly recommend him in the future!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr. Unwala was very good, truly cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr. Unwala truly cares about his patients!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Unwala took time to carefully review the patient's record and to allow family to clarify the history and sequence of recent medical issues. He was very thorough in discussing advantages and disadvantages of various treatments. He was very respectful towards the elderly patient and acknowledged how difficult it can be to come for an appointment because of age and medical situation. Really appreciated how well he listened to our concerns and answered all questions and made realistic recommendations.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

excellent doctor. informative with good humor.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

I may only suggest the dr to family and friends only , because if I tell too many ppl I may not be able to get an apt when needed, he's that good.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr Unwala had a good sense of humor and bedside manner for an uncomfortable subject. he explained things well and addressed my concern. great urologist!!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr Unwala took the time to explain everything in terms that were so easy to understand. He is also extremely thorough and had familiarized himself with my history prior to my appt. in addition, the discharge instructions were the best I have ever received from a physician.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Unable is a very caring Doctor and concerned about his patients

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

very good Doctor. give him a raise as well.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Anwala has always been a caring human being first and a medical provider second. I cannot say enough about how he explains and makes sure I understand everything about my case.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr Unwalla showed provided excellent explanations and notes. He also showed that he extremely cares about his patients as people. He is the most caring and competent doctors I have ever had in the past. He has a great attitude and sense of humor. I would highly recommend him!

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

I cannot say enough about the great care I received from Dr Unwalla. He took time to research my past history before my appointments and was well prepared. He visited me 3 times in the hospital and I was only there 2 days. He got me up to walk after surgery and made sure I was properly cared for. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

I have had only great experience with Dr Unwala and his office personal

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Feeling that Dr. Unwala is truly expert with regard to my kidney issue. My wife and I could not be happier or more satisfied. We came to Cleveland Clinic directly from New Jersey mainly because of the high rating the clinic received. Dr. Unwala was and is the Bonus. Honestly we gave had so many questionable experiences with less than competent medical people in the southern New Jersey area that Cleveland Clinic and most if all Dr. Unwala are both like a breath of fresh air.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Dr Unwala was great. very thorough and kind

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

both the assistant and the Dr were very nice and it was certainly a good visit

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

we had a really good experience dr was in tine and very caring very helpful with my problem

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

The care of the medical staff doctors nurses people that brought my food was excellent people. In this type of environment some of the hospital personnel work very very hard and I did appreciate all of their efforts

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

my appointment was a follow up from an ED visit requiring a urology f/u. Due to Covid-19, the visit was over the phone with Dr Unwala. The visit was comprehensive and included a plan for treatment. so reassuring to speak w/ urologist who actually read my chart and was knowledgeable about what I needed.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

provider was Dr Unwala. He listened, knew my history, asked pertinent questions, explained options and proposed plans and choices for Rx.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Unwala types the notes of our appointment for me and typed my care instructions as well. it was very helpful.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

dr unwala amazing dr. explains everything and makes you feel at ease

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

I have total confidence in Dr. Umwala.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr Unwala is a competent practitioner with great sense oh humor. I had a good experience in my appointment with him.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

The visit with Dr. Unwala and his staff was exceptional. All the questions above were part of my visit. I was looking for the Medical expertise to give an assessment of my cousins condition and options we have as caretakers for Jean. he explained in detail what was happening and what options we had. Her health is paramount to what my responsibility is as her voice for she has had a very difficult life for 83 years. he provided exactly that. the ratings I gave were well deserved.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Definitely the example of a Professional Physician and his staff!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Special thanks and appreciation to Dr. Unwalla's nurse Kyanna who makes all things possible.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Unwalla relates to his patients, is familiar with their records and needs, and mixes both his medical expertise with an unusually high level of care.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

If all the departments of the Cleveland Clinic functioned as well as Dr. Unwalla's practice the Clinic would be the finest hospital system in the U.S., bar none.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr Unwala was very well prepared for my post prostate surgery meeting, particularly in that he replaced a surgeon who has left the clinic. He had reviewed all available data to prepare a discussion outline that was edited on screen to provide a printed word for word transcript of our discussion that I will discuss with my local doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr. Unwala was absolutely awesome. I came in for a second opinion. while I'm not happy that the first doctor was right I really appreciate his time and efforts.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

For the first time I felt that I was being listened to. Dr Unwala was wonderful and have me a sense of peace even though it wasn't the news I wanted

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Doctor Unwala, is an excellent doctor. took his time, explaining everything. good bedside manner. would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

doctor Unwala is an excellent doctor!!

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

First appointment visit with him. He was very understanding to my issues. Just a super individual and doctor. He showed true concern towards my issues.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Unwala's office is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Unwala is the best Doctor at making you feel like you are ln great hands very important

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Doctor Unwala is the BEST doctor I have ever had in my life.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

*Dr. Darius J. Unwala MD is the BEST doctor I have ever had in my life.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

dr. unwala has a helpful & knowledgable office staff.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. U was extraordinary. Very thorough and explained everything in complete detail.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

I really liked the Doctor he was very helpful and seemed very efficient I would definitely recommend him.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Very detailed physician and answered all my questions thoroughly

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Dr Umwala was professional and very impressive. Great personality!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Due to my deafness, this doctor typed notes on the computer and I read them. He spoke clearly and slowly as he examined me. I appreciate the fact that he also spoke to my wife.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I particularly like the type everything out as he asked questions and answered my questions that I had that was the best experience I've ever had at the Cleveland clinic or any other doctor A+

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

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