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Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, French
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • Cystectomy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Rectal Exam
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Urology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
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About Nicolas Muruve, MD

Nicolas Muruve, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Department of Urology, located on the Cleveland Clinic Florida campus, Weston, Fla. He was appointed in 2004, subsequent to serving as Director of Renal Transplantation at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Prior to that, he completed a research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in renal transplant/renal-vascular.

Dr. Muruve is board-certified in urology by the American Board of Urology. His special interests are genitourinary oncology, adrenal tumors and renal transplantation.

Dr. Muruve received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He is licensed to practice medicine in Florida and Missouri.

He is co-principal investigator or co-investigator of numerous research trials, and has contributed several chapters to medical textbooks and journals in his field. He has presented at conferences and seminars in the United States and Canada. Dr. Muruve is a member of the American Society of Transplant Physicians, the American Urologic Association and the Canadian Urologic Association, among others. He received the Excellence in Health Education by a Physician award from the University of Missouri Health Sciences two consecutive years.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Renal Transplant/Renal-Vascular
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Manitoba Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba,

Internship - Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario,

Medical Education - University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
Winnipeg, Manitoba,


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

Kidney cancer, kidney stones, benign prostatic enlargement (BPH), PSA screening

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Health Education by a Physician Award, University of Missouri Health Sciences, two years.
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 2/20/2023, Dr. Muruve 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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* 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

422 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 4.8
Listens 4.1
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

Dr. Muruve was great, very glad he was/is my doctor for this procedure. He also did the operation on February 16 2023 which was a success.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Muruve is a true professional. He made me feel very comfortable while performing medical procedure.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Dr Muruve is excellent as a doctor, care giver & face of Cleveland Clinic in many ways. He was welcoming to me & my partner, interested in my health & helpful, all of which gave us peace of mind. He asked me about my concerns, made relevant queries & happily provided answers to help improve my quality of life. Since he saved my kidney & adrenal gland, Dr. Muruve, has made my bladder condition much better, & continues to help make the prospective outlook on my health more hopeful. I cannot say enough good things about him & I am grateful for all of the care that he has provided.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

The Doctor was very helpful and informative.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr Muruve was outstanding.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr. Muruve and his team are absolutely the best when it comes to professional specialized care, I've been going to him since I moved to Weston 20 years ago and would never change.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr Muruve was thorough and clear in setting out his plan of care

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Always nice from all the Dr and desk appointments

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Wonderful Dr new to usVery positive

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr Muruve is a great Doctor that listens and gives an honest & sincere answer!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

What can I say? I'm very fortunate to have connected with Dr. Muruve. He's great. I trust him.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr muruve is THE MAN

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

The doctor had a positive attitude.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023


Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Excellent experience Doctor amazing and his staff

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Muruve and his staff were very efficient and knowledgeable . I recommend him without hesitation.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Muruve is a consummate professional.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr Muruve is a master of his craft!

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

Dr . Muruve: THE BEST! I have Total confidence in him

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

He is a fantastic Dr. Quick & simple. Such a wonderful experience. Definitely worth the trip. Same with Dr Anton.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Great doctor, really appreciate the time he takes with patients.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr Muruve is fine but I hate having to deal with CC for any communication.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr. Muruve is a consummate professional. You should be proud to have him on Cleveland Clinic's staff.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2022

Dr. Muruve diagnosed a problem another doctor at another facility had missed. He has "fixed" the issue and I am very grateful to have access to such a fine urologist and clinic so close to home. The follow-up visit was informative. He had a medical student in attendance and I was able to observe how he explained not only to me in layman's terms how the issue was resolved during surgery but then turned to the medical student and gave her a more technical briefing using medical terminology. I would recommend Dr. Muruve and his nursing staff to anyone with kidney or bladder issues. He is a true professional and inspires confidence.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Doctor Muruve is AMAZING !!!!!! I can't tell how great he made me feel after seeing him. I was nervous and had not slept or eaten in days. His warm professional demeanor and care changed all that for me. He is a treasure and I will keep as my Doctor hands down. five stars

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Doctor Muruve and his team are amazing!

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Dr Mauvre is a wonderful doctor who saved my bladder. He did a Cysto and biopsy on this visit with no after effects. I am grateful he is my doctor who I see every 6 months.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

I am glad I am being treated at Cleveland Clinic by Dr Mauvre and his staff.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Great doctor would 100% recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Excellent consultation with Dr Muruve

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

What a fantastic doctor !! Easy to talk to and listened to my comments.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Your doctors are the reason I/We choose Cleveland Clinic at Weston

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

This was my first visit/appointment with Dr Muruve. I traveled from Naples florida based on the general reputation of The Cleveland Clinic and the credentials and reviews of Dr Muruve. I was not disappointed. Dr Muruve took the time to review my urology history and patiently answered all of my questions. Dr Muruve was direct and comprehensive in his response to all of my questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Everything was great. Dr. Muruve is the best. Very patient. Takes time to explain things clearly. Makes you feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

The dr is great

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr Muruve is always excellent at explaining options in a way this patient can relate to.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr Muruve explains things very well, And provides a way to go forward.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr Muruve is very thorough and explains things so they are easily understood. I am very pleased with my visits with him.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Excellent service and knowledgeable doctor with great interpersonal skills. We've been to several doctors and facilities and this is first time we came away feeling like we have a great doctor that knows what he's talking about.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

I had an enjoyable visit with my doctor. The interaction put me at ease, and by doing so, made me feel that I was a patient, and not a number.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Dr Muruve terrific.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Muruve is an excellent doctor, he has patience to listen and always explains has shown care and concern for me.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Excellent doctor will take the time To listen and explain so you can understand

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

My Surgeon! Dr Muruve was great! A great person.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

ALWAYS happy to recommend Dr. Muruve

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

My experience was very good the nurses was very nice and helpful the Doctor was very good and very experienced, thanks again

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

The best doctor I saw in a long time

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Confident in the care of this physician

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Dr Muruve took his time taking to me about my prostate cancer and BPH. He was both kind and tremendously helpful. He is now my nee Urologist. I live in west Boca Raton, and will travel to see him!!!!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr Maruve is wonderful and I feel so lucky that I found such a wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

I will always recommend Dr Nicholas Muruve to others.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Always a great experience. Dr. Muruve is personable, communicates in layman terms and makes me feel like I am in good hands.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Dr. Muruve not only reflects positively upon himself but reflects positively on the entire CCW. Dr.Muruve's a keeper in my book.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

The Doctor had great communication skills. Very pleasant doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

He has treated me fantastic is the kind of doctor you go to and you do not mind it at all he's very soft-spoken very honest and knows what he's doing I recommend him very highly

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