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Department Urology
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor Biopsy
  • Bladder Tumor Resection
  • Brachytherapy
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Neuromodulation
  • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 13 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Irritating Foods
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocele Hernia
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Kidney Infections
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Penile Fracture
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostatitis
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urethral Strictures
  • Urinary Fistulas
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 25 Specialties +
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Biography

About Luay Susan, MD

Luay Susan, M.D. is a staff urologist in the department of regional urology, at Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute. He was appointed in 2001.

Dr. Susan’s primary interests are benign prostate hyperplasia, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and urinary incontinence.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2001

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Research Urological Institute
Cleveland, OH United States
2001

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Kidney Transplant
Cleveland, OH
1977

Residency - Saint Vincent Health Center
General Surgery
Erie, PA
1976

Residency - St. Vincent Health Center
Surgery
Erie, PA
1976

Residency - Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Urology
Erie, PA
1975

Residency - Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Urology
Buffalo, NY
1975

Residency - Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Urology
Buffalo, NY
1975

Residency - Hamot Medical Center
Surgery
Erie, PA United States
1973

Internship - St. John Medical Center
Rotation
Westlake, OH
1971

Medical Education - University of Baghdad College of Medicine
MD
Baghdad, Iraq
1970

Undergraduate - University of Baghdad
Baghdad,
1966

Certifications

  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Reconstructive surgery, urology, bladder cancer, enlarged prostate, kidney stones, neurogenic bladder, overactive bladder, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, urinary incontinence

Innovations & Patents

  • A total of 37 innovations submitted to Cleveland Clinic from 2002-2009 and has 5 non medical innovationsPublications in Scientific Journals
    1. Diabetes Mellitus alters predictive value of PSA Ayman Moussa,Ahmed Ragheb, Luay Susan, Stephen Jones and Gaurang Shah Accepted for poster presentation at North Central Section of the AUA in Phoenix, Arizona Nov. 2009
    2. Evolution of surgical technique in partial nephrectomy for renal tumors Gaurang Shah, Luay Susan and Inderbir Gill Accepted for poster presentation at the Annual British Association of Urological Surgeons June 2009
    3. The perception of family history risk and its estimate role of having prostate cancer in the contemporary era Ayman Moussa,Gaurang Shah, Luay Susan, Changhong Yu, Michael Kattan and Stephen Jones Journal of Urology 181,4 suppl.748; 2009
    4. How to manage BOO with temporary prostatic stent Neal Shore, Mirza Baig, Anthony Cantwell Douglas Chinn and Luay Susan Hands On-the latest in urological surgical techniques Urology Times 16,July 2009
    5. Female circumcision: History,medical and psychological complications, and initiatives to eradicate this practice Gaurang Shah , Luay Susan and Jean Furcroy Presented at AUA in May 2008 , Orlando,Florida The Canadian Journal of Urology; 16(2);4576 April 2009
    6. Office-based thermotherapy improves symptom score and flow rate in BPH patients with medically refractory lower urinary tract symptoms Shikha Sharma, Luay P Susan, and Craig D. Zippe Urology News, Cleveland Clinic, Glickman Urological Institute 15:16,2006-2007
    7. Clinical and urodynamic study of 15 patients with continent urinary diversion. Salah H. Falih, Luay P. Susan and Shawqi G. Gazala, Basrah Journal of Surgery; 1:25, 1997.
    8. Gross haematuria in 62 patients. The value of cystoscopy at different age groups. Luay P. Susan, Basrah Journal of Surgery; 2: 33, 1996.
    9. Continent urinary reconstruction (Kock Pouch). Luay P. Susan, Basrah Journal of Surgery; 2: 19, 1995
    10. Yields from transrectal needle biopsy of prostate. Luay P. Susan, Luay Y. Askar and Mazin H. Al-Hawaz, Basrah Journal of Surgery; 1: 64, 1995.
    11. Biochemical comparison of human seminal plasma in fertile and Idiopathic infertile males. Lamia M. Al-Namma , Sawsan Y. Al-Kass , and Luay P. Susan, Basrah Journal of Surgery; 1: 59: 1995.
    12. The incidence and composition of urinary stones in southern Iraq. Lamia. Al-Namaa, Luay P. Susan, Yasin A. Baqir , Hikmat A. Rasoul and Mustafa A. Al-Khaddar, Saudi. Med. Journal; 8: 456, 1987.
    13. Transpubic repair of membranous urethral stricture. Luay P. Susan and Hikmat A. Rasoul, The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine (Baghdad); 25: 89,1983.
    14. Continent non-refluxing ileal bladder. Luay P. Susan, Hikmat A. Rasoul and Ramzy P. Attisha, The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine (Baghdad); 25: 81, 1983.
    15. Reactions to iodinated contrast media. Luay P. Susan, The Medical Journal of Basrah University; 5: 121, 1982.
    16. Tapered ileal ureter in severe renal damage. Luay P. Susan, Hikmat A. Rasoul and Waddeh Al-Badir, The Medical Journal of Basrah University; 5: 71, 1982.
    17. Palatal metastasis in renal cell carcinoma. James D. Daughtry, Luay P. Susan, Ralph A. Straffon and Bruce H. Stewart, Urology; 13: 304,1979.
    18. Mortality and morbidity of bilateral nephrectomy; analysis of 305 cases. E. Yarematsu, Luay P. Susan, and Lynn Banowsky, Urology; 12: 55,1978.
    19. Avascular necrosis following renal transplantation. Luay P. Susan, William E. Braun and Lynn H. Banowsky, Urology; 11: 225, 1978.
    20. Ruptured human renal allograft; pathogenesis and management. Luay P. Susan, William E. Braun and Lynn H. Banowsky, Urology; 11: 53, 1978.
    21. Delayed calyceal cutaneous fistula after renal transplantation. Luay P. Susan, James D. Daughtry and William E. Braun, Cleveland Clinic Quarterly; 45: 287,1978.
    22. A case of giant pheochromocytoma. James D. Daughtry, Luay P. Susan, Ralph A. Straffon and Bruce H. Stewart, Journal of Urology; 118: 840, 1977.
    23. Ileal conduit and cystectomy; a 10-year retrospective study. James D. Daughtry, Luay P. Susan, Bruce H.Stewart and Ralph A.Straffon Journal of Urology; 118: 556, 1977
    24. Regression of cancer metastasis by high dose of diethylstilbestrol diphosphate. Luay P. Susan, Robert J. Marsh and William C. Adkins, Urology ; 7: 598,1976.
    25. Phenolization of bladder in treatment of massive intractable hematuria. Luay P. Susan and Robert J. Marsh , Urology; 5: 119, 1975.
    26. Compete duplication of urethra. Luay P. Susan, Robert J. Marsh and Anthony F. Kaminsky, Urology ;5: 390, 1975.
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/22/2024, Dr. Susan 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

298 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 13, 2024

Dr. Susan is a gem.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Doctor was very nice, gentle soul.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr. Susan is very kind, polite, and a great doctor. This was my first visit, but I felt very comfortable and he listened to be very patiently and answers all my questions. He even made me laugh by asking if there are more questions on my second page :).

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

I've always had extremely positive experiences with Dr. Luay and staff.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Great dr the finast thankyou dr sausan

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Susan is exceptional!!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

I am extremely thankful of Dr. Susan for discovering my Cancer. I was referred to Dr. Susan.He immediately spotted my high PSA numbers. He ordered a biopsy and foundThat I had Prostate cancer

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr Susan referred me to the appropriate surgeons. I was pleased with their advice and and based on that I am scheduled for surgery om March 4..

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr Susan & all staff were very professional, patient, compassionate, & caring

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Susan never hurried me was very patient with my questions

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Doctor didn't seem to care much about why I was there. Did a quick exam and proceeded to tell me I needed a biopsy without any reason.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

I received an excellent experience with my Dr.Luay Susan during my office visit. Which his office secretary was president and documenting my medical care services.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr Luay Susan is an exceptional Urologist. Who thinks and plans ahead of a possible test I could take to prevent a possible health problem issue. Such as taking a urine test to test my sugar level. Due to increased urination.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr. Susan has an extremely good manner of talking to patients.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Trust in a Doctor is a must and liked his approach to Health Care

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Wonderfull dr thankyou again dr

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Great doctor and assistants are awesome.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Susan gave me wonderful care and advice + a referral to an expert nurse practitioner for my ED problem. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr Susan berg, friendly and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

I really liked the presence of the scribe that better enabled Dr Susan to attend to my needs

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Susan was very kind and understanding and thorough. He made sure my husband and I understood what he was doing and saying. He explained the necessary steps very well.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

He is the kind of doctor who can celebrate good news AND compassionately share bad news.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

DR.SUSAN WAS VERY NICE ,DR.SUSAN WAS VERY NICE AS ALWAYS. AFTER THE PROCEDURE, HE gave us the good results shook our hand and told us when to come back.

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