Department Urology
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor Biopsy And Resection
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy (ehl) Of Bile Duct Stones
  • Imaging-guided Biopsies
  • Nerve-sparing Prostatectomy
  • Office Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Post Vasectomy Screen
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Radical Orchiectomy
  • Semen Analysis
  • Stents
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of The Prostate)
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Genital Warts
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Hydrocele Hernia
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Infections
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility Testing
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Penile Disorders
  • Penile, Urethral, Testes, and Scrotum Infections
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostatitis
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Strictures
  • Urethral Strictures & Urinary Fistulas
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 27 Specialties +


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About Sanford Luria, MD

Sanford Luria, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Regional Urology. He is board-certified in urology. His clinical interests include male infertility, urologic tumors, stone disease and general urology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Cincinnati Medical Center/University Hospital
Cincinnati, OH USA

Fellowship - University of Cincinnati Medical Center/University Hospital
Cincinnati, OH USA

Internship - Mount Sinai Medical Center (Closed)
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA USA

Additional Training

  • ESWL stone training
  • laser training for stones, prostate , and tumors
  • infertility


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Kidney stones, bladder cancer, elevated PSA, prostatitis, hematuria, urinary incontinence, urethral stricture, hydronephrosis, hydrocele, priapism, general urology

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/1/2019, Dr. Luria 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

340 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Luria was very good about explaining his thoughts about my problem and concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Luria is a very good doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

one of the best doctors I've seen

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

provider was very concerned to make sure I understood his comments and explanations about the reason for my visit to him

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

I have only met Dr. Luria one time and that was the time before I had my procedure. From that first time, on, Dr. Luria was very kind. He was mild mannered and very considerate. He is easy to talk to also.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Doctor was very careing and knowledgeable. I felt very confortable and adsured he would help my condition,

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

My Dr. was GREAT! so caring, listening to my ever complaint, very good at explaining what is available for my issue, You couldn't ask for a better Dr. Patient care staff also was great, my issue was a somewhat private problem, & they treated me respectfully.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

I feel he is an excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Too notch doctor and staff

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

dr luria is the BEST!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

he is a very good and caring Doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Dr Luria is the most attentive specialist I have ever. After my surgery, he called to follow up with me at least 4-5 times. He has genuine concern for his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

This is why I return to Dr. Luria.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

very good care. Nurse and doctor very pleasant and concerned for my comfort.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

The doctors is very thorough and does a great job of following up to make sure I am doing well

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr Luria is the best

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

I love Dr. Luria, yet I always feel rushed when I'm there. this last time he did answer my questions and gave me more time, I'll give him credit. yet there's no specific guidelines for my long - term care with this neurogenic bladder / enuresis. perhaps he doesn't want to boldly predict anything - good or bad - and I can respect his caution. I just get impatient and frustrated cuz I feel Flomax helps and hurts yet it's only option I feel

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

I was very nervous about the visit and upcoming procedure, and Dr. Luria was very re-assuring.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

dr luria gave me excellent care

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Doctor Luria is fantastic.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

everyone in the office was accommodating. Dr. Luria's advice was clear and understandable. Visit was non stressful and enjoyable

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr Luria called me back in a timely manner regarding my Lab result!

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

I submitted a question to Dr. Luria following obtaining the initial test results. He may not have seen the question, so when I submitted the question again via My Chart, Dr. Luria personally called me to explain, and I was most grateful!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

my experiences with doctor luria have always been done in good manner

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

One could not ask for a better doctor than Dr. Luria.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Dr Luria and His staff always made me feel comfortable even with the discomfort of the treatment I was having

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Doctors and all office staff are consistently professional and caring.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Doctor should include details of visit on Visit Summary and MyCharts Notes

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Dr. Luria is on the top of my list as a representative of my idea of a great physician. He was personable, professional, approachable, sincere, and surrounds himself with staff who mirror his characteristics. Kuddos to Dr. Luria for holding on to his "old school" ways of caring for his patients.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

constant communications with me as well as the nurse and doctor communicating with each other

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

I typically don't give recommendations re care providers. I've been with Dr. Luria for about 20 years.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Luria excellent diagnosis of my problem and his surgical magic to solve it were great. This was a follow-up visit to confirm that he had given me a much improved life. His concern for me and my problem was clear in the contacts I had with him throughout the entire process.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

I was told to arrive at 1:45 for a 2:00 appointment. It was after 3:00 before seeing the doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

I love Dr. Luria's concern he has for me as a person. He genuinely cares about his patients. Yet, he doesn't explain things thoroughly for me, and I feel after a question or two he does answer, he rushes me into the prostate exam and then he's basically running out of the door. My PCP explained my neurogenic bladder and night time incontinence to me (forgot science term) at my last physical when this should have been done by Dr. Luria. He has said that he likes to explain as little as possible to his patients so they don't worry. I get that, yet I want to know. I didn't know I officially had these conditions until I found out via mychart. I'd much rather prefer a slowed down experience from him.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr Luria always projects a feeling of a personal interest in you as a patient and how you are doing

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

Dr. Luria runs a tight ship. Very efficient.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

Dr. Luria's extensive experience is priceless.

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