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

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5188
Fax:
954.659.5189
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

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

  • 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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Biography

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 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

Appointed
2003

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Renal Transplant/Renal-Vascular
Cleveland, OH USA
1996

Residency - University of Manitoba Health Sciences Centre
Urology
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
1994

Internship - Mount Sinai Hospital
Rotating
Toronto, Ontario,
1989

Medical Education - University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
1988

Certifications

  • 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 10/3/2019, 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

354 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 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

54 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The doctor made me feel very confident in his explanation of the surgery and outcome

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr Murave is an awesome doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

the doctor was honest and straight forward. I was happy I could talk to him and have my questions answered.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

awesome doctor

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Muruve listens to you. He makes you feel comfortable even when you've been told you had cancer.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Muruve is the best!!! Patient with all of my questions, thorough, reassuring, warm, caring. I will always recommend him.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Muruve, treated me with respect and showed a high level of interest about my past clinical history as well as present concern. Very satisfied with my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

We had a post op concern to discuss with Dr. Muruve. Doctor was on vacation and his team dropped the ball and had returned our call 8 days later! , actually the day before our scheduled 3 weeks post op appointment with the doctor. We find this unacceptable.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Dr. Muruve is a wonderful doctor and a caring and warm person. He is the reason I had the procedure done at Cleveland Clinic and will be coming back to see him for future care.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

dr muruve is a very nice doctor and gave good advice for my problem

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

dr muruve is very nice but couldn't help me with my problem

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I have always had excellent service with Dr. Muruve and his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I highly recommend Dr. Muruve and his staff to anyone that needs his specialty.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Dr. Muruve is an incredible Urologist, he listens to the patient, he shows patience and caring and in my opinion, he is the best at what he does in a group of very fine Urologists; so that can give you an idea of how good he is. I have always trusted him and I am very happy to have him as my Urologist.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

It would not be the first time that I have recommended Dr. Muruve, I trust him.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

The entire process was quick & easy. Dr. Muruve, as well as his resident (I forgot his name), were very professional. I felt that it was very patient centered. I didn't feel rushed by the doctor and felt he truly took the time to listen to my needs and concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Dr. Muruve is an amazing doctor

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019

the doctors and the staff at Cleveland clinic are the best

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

I like and respect Dr. Maruve, who performed surgery on me 2 years ago. The only reason I endure the absurd hierarchy and factory like atmosphere at Cleveland Clinic is because of my preference for Dr. Maruve.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

I respect Dr. Maruve and will continue to see him re kidney stones. I have already recommended him to many people after my successful surgery 2 years ago.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

the doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr. Maruve is highly sought out specialist so it took a month to get in to see him. But my issue was not urgent but I still felt that was a long time to wait

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Muruve is it exceptional physician. always professional very detailed in his explanation and very caring

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

My experience with Dr. Muruve and his office was excellent. They are professional, kind and a pleasure to be his patient.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Excellent face to face with Dr. Muruve.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Great doctor! One of the best in his field.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Very good experience with my Physician.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr. Muruve has an excellent bedside manner and is a pleasure to interact with.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

it was an excellent experience with Dr. Muruve. He was very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

as said earlier Dr. Muruve was professional, diligent and demonstrated knowledge of my issue.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

very professional. He explains things in an understanding way and makes you feel very comfortable. outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Excellent Staff and Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

very good experience with the doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Muruve and his nurse made me feel like my health and wellness was important to them. They both listened to me. Inspite of me being told I had cancer I felt confident that Dr. Muruve took care of me. I'm looking forward to a healthy life.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Muruve was very understanding and patient with me. He explained what type of treatment I would be receiving and included me in the decision process.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Dr. Muruve is one of my doctors with the BEST bed manners and patient care that I ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Wonderful doctor. Answered all my questions, dealt with my problem, gave excellent advice.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr Muruve answered all of our questions before we even asked them. He came highly recommended and we were not disappointed.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

we have total confidence in our doctor

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Dr MURUVES listened and responded patiently to all my questions. Very considerent. I have already recommended him to a friend and will continue to do so.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Dr Nicolas Muruve is an excellent urology specialist with an excellent art of caring. I am very happy with his services.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

an excellent experience all way around; dr muruve was informative, reassuring and delivered with confidence I have come to expect from all my visits to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Muruve is a top doctor

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Muruve is always polite and professional towards me and my Papa and we have the utmost respect for him and the way that he has treated my Papa over the course of the last several years.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Muruve exhibited exemplary compassion and provided excellent care in my case. He was knowledgeable, skilled, caring, efficient and effective.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Dr Muruve , as always, was terrific. He discussed my condition and together we are trying to solve it. it is a pleasure to go to his office.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Muruve is a consummate professional, kind and caring as well. I recommend him often!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

The physician's care has always been excellent... Always empathetic and always on top and offered suggestions on my health care

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Dr. Muruve was very easy to talk to and he provided detailed information in an easy to understand manor. He was very pragmatic in his recommendations. We discussed all my concerns to my extreme satisfaction. If the need should arise I will call on him again and recommend his services to those that need them.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Dr status board showed doctor was running 30 mins behind schedule but, I only had to wait 15 mins.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

The nurse brought me to the exam room & said the doctor would there soon. He arrived an hour later.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

I feel that more direct communication with Dr. Muruve would have been more beneficial for me.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

Dr. Muruve was outstanding. He answered all our questions and took his time to explain completely.

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