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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5600
Desk:
216.444.0393
Fax:
216.636.4492

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Cancer Center
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Kidney with Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Disease & Transplant
  • Transplant- Liver Kidney/Pancreas
  • Urology
  • Vena Caval Thrombectomy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
  • Hematuria
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vena Caval Tumor
  • Visceral Artery Aneurysms
View all 14 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2000

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Maryland Hospital
Transplant Surgery
Baltimore, MD USA
2000

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Urology
Cleveland, OH USA
1999

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
M.D.
Cleveland, OH USA
1993

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA
1989

Professional Highlights

  • Regional Representative, United Network of Organ Sharing, Pancreas Committee

Certifications

  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Kidney (renal) transplantation, pancreas transplantation, kidney cancer, kidney disease, adrenal tumors (disorders), retroperitoneal sarcoma, visceral artery aneurysms

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors, Cleveland Magazine, 2004-2008
    Best Doctors in America, 2004-2008

Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Urological Association
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 12/6/2017, Dr. Krishnamurthi 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

155 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

Dr. Krishnamurthy is awesome. I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018

dr. Krishnamurthi listened to every word I was saying with the utmost concern and compassion for me and my health issue.he is the BEST.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Doctor was very personable and I was very confident in his assessment and care plan. Great bedside manners.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2018

First time seen by this provider. very pleased with demeanor, knowledge and assessment.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Krishnamurthi is outstanding!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

this was a new pt visit. My double visit was exceptional. all my results-labs , CT scan & cystoscopy were displayed & explained in person w/in 18 hours. He is an outstanding physician!!!! My reports were sent out to my out of state primary physicians.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

Dr. Krishnamurthi was delayed by surgery so I did not see him until ~ 1 hour and 15 minutes after my scheduled appointment time. My wife and I were made aware of this and our next appointment with my oncologist was taken care of.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

it was a very pleasant experience with Dr. Krishnamurthi he is a teriffic listener and avery genuine person.!I feel 100% comfortable with him.!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Dr.Krishnamurthi Nurse/Assistant Arryssa was wonderful also,showing the same care and concern for my health as Dr.Krishnamurthi did.!for my health

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

Dr was great and eased my worries about my health issue. I have to wait 8 weeks to be scheduled for the tests I need which seems too long to wonder what is wrong with me. all employees I met were competent and caring. I felt my Dr. was knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2018

had to wait and didn't see doctor because of an emergency the first time, but doctor called me and apologized, no problem I understood ,

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

Even though the waiting was very long, when the doctor came he was 100% dedicated to my health issue. He took all the time necessary to explain the results and the procedures that will follow.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2018

Completely satisfied with this providers expertise and bedside manner.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017

Dr Krishnamurthi and I discussed future follow-up of my condition. I hold him in high regard and I believe I am fortunate to have one of the best physicians in the country helping me with my medical issue.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2017

My provider is very knowledgeable about my condition and very helpful about any concerns I may have had

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