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Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Endoscopic Surgery for Benign Prostatic Enlargement
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for kidney stones
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Kidney Stones
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About Jorge Gutierrez-Aceves, MD

Jorge Gutierrez-Aceves, MD, is Center Director for Endourology and Stone Disease at Cleveland Clinic Department of Urology. He is recognized as a world expert in endourology and treatment of kidney stone with 30 years of active practice in endoscopic surgery and more then 10,000 surgeries performed in the field.

He is a member and honorary member of various urological associations, including the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in different international urological organizations, including Secretary General of the Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU), the largest Urological organization in Latin-America, President of the Endourological Society and he has been recently named Assistant Secretary of the American Urological Association for the Americas. He was editor of the Spanish edition of AUA News for an 8 years term and has served as reviewer for several urological journals. He participates extensively in several scientific educational activities and programs internationally with continuous teaching experiences as lecturer and surgeon.

His main research interest is on minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for treatment of renal and urinary tract stones and on prevention of urinary tract infections related to kidney stones. He is also actively involved with new technology for the endoscopic management of benign prostatic enlargement with vast surgical experience in the treatment of this condition. He has received numerous awards, including Presidential Citation and General Secretary Commendation from the American Urological Association.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Loretto Hospital
Freiburg, Germany

Fellowship - Eppendorf Hospital, University of Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Residency - Mexican Institute of Social Security
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Medical Education - University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico


  • Urology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Jorge Gutierrez-Aceves, MD.

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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 12/6/2022, Dr. Gutierrez-Aceves 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Gutierrez-Aceves receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • American Urological Association
  • Olympus Corporation

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

92 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

So far I would definitely recommend this Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

I don't know who scheduled my appointment with Dr Guterriez, but they did it promptly and informed me right away

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

I was very impressed with the care Dr Gutierrez took in explaining my situation to me, and how he presented my care options to me. He was very kind and caring. He made a special effort to schedule me in for surgery quickly so as not to delay my further care any longer than necessary. I felt very grateful to be under his care.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr. Gutierrez (urologist) is experienced and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Excellent doctor and staff. Very well familiar with my prostate condition.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr G was excellent. Easy to understand his explanation of my situation and course of treatment. He instilled confidence in me proceeding based on his manner and expertise.

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