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 10/28/2020, 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

358 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

loved the staff and the doctor would recommend

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Love this doctor would highly recommend

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

The procedure hurt a little more this time than it usually does, but I know that the Dr. Luria is just doing his job and he has always done a good job in the past, so I don't hold this against him.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

dr luira is the best

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

I have the highest regard for Dr. Luria

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr Luria expedited my surgery appointment and scheduled the procedures within an incredible 2 day time frame

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

dr. lauria was thorough and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

my experience was excellent as it always is with doctor luria

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

The nurse was very thorough and helped get to the root cause of the problem. She paged Dr. Luria and he came up to the office from surgery. We are very grateful for Dr. Luria's expertise and knowledge of how to fix the problem.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

I had a good experience with this Dr and his staff

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr LURIA and staff in urology were as usual top notch in every respect- professional and thorough, on time, attentive, pleasant, and supportiveSo well done. The visit was perfect!Thanks so very muchStephen Lau

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

dr Luria is wonderful! he is very caring and conscientious of patients needs

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Experience with doctor was excellent, but not sufficient. There was no prostate exam. I assume this will happen next time.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

dr. Luria listens to me

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Doctor Luria has always provided me with professional and clear instructions and explanations.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr. Luria does excellent work.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Excellent *Dr. S. Luria M.D. and staff always outstanding.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Good experience with nice people. The doctor was helpful.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Best Doc ever.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Good, Dr. Sanford Luria answered all my questions

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

I wanted an opinion and the doctor gave me the advise I needed.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

I could believe how easy it was to schedule an appointment with the urologist I wanted to see, that is, Dr S. Luria.M.D.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

I was very impressed that dr. Luria took the time to call me and discuss with me my condition even after I spoke to his nurse and informed her I was doing fine and it wasn't necessary for him to call. this shows me he takes great interest in his patients well being.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

dr. Luria is very good at being spot on with your physical condition and concerns that develop with older adults In the urinary tract. His preventive ltherapies have kept me kidney stone free for many years.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr Luria is a seasoned pro. Very grateful for him and his efficient team.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Luria is a treasure.

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

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