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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
View all 10 Specialties +


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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 11/2/2020, 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

443 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. M was courteous, caring, kind and professional!!!

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

dr. and staff are remarkably proficient, caring.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

I have confidence in Dr. Maruve

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Very pleased with Dr Muruve, he is pragmatic, he makes sure his patient understands the issues and recommended treatments. I have seen him in the past and will continue in the future.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr Muruve is awesome, I trust him!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr Muruve is excellent and the best

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

the Clinic is the best, many people also claim Cleveland Clinic, and all staff are top notch, and so far I agree. l love my doctors.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Excellent Physician, great listener and provided a satisfactorial plan to treat my present condition.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. Muruve was very approachable and explained with details my diagnosis.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

if I could rate higher than a "Very Good 5" I definitely would.FYI, I have recommended Dr Muruve to a friend who will soon need a Urologist. Also, my husband plans on becoming a Dr Muruve patient.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr. kept me well informed

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr. Muruve explained necessity of pre-op testing and answered all of my questions and I was completely comfortable with having the testing

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

He is a very good doctor. Responsive, engaging and friendly.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr Muruve , his nurse and the learning intern was great

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr Muruve is an outstanding physician who personifies & demonstrates excellence in all treatment, care, transparency & providing information, review of my many tests, guidance & recommendations, informative & thoughtful answering of my many questions, etc., etc. He removed a mass from my kidney & has kept it perfectly functioning. There aren't sufficient words that to describe the physician, surgeon, leader, care giver, expert & inspirational medical qualities that make Dr. Muruve one of the top world class doctors in the world.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Excellent care with Dr Muruve and his staff.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

very good doctor easy to talk to

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

the Dr put my mind a ease.Glad i went for second opinion

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Muruve for over 16 years. I find him extremely knowledgeable, trustworthy and personable.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Outstanding physician. Excellent personnel. Fantastic Facility

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

This will be the second time Dr Muruve will be operating on me. He is great

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr Muruve took the time to make sure I understood the degree of my cancer, testing options and treatment options. He also assisted me in expediting Axumin PET Scan.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Making appointments is easy. Checking in is easy and seeing Dr is always on time.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

There is still no means to upload a pdf to the doctor with data, i.e. covid-19 shot record. Those of us who do not have access to a fax or have had things go astray in the mail would like a simple means to upload records, i.e. medical data, especially in the age of zoom meetings and no in person visits.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Both the doctor and his assistant were excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

great doctor

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

I felt extremely cared for. Dr. Muruve took the time to explain all of my options and was very caring about my personal needs.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr. Muruve and staff are always courteous and professional

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

As stated before, Dr. Muruve is skate courteous and professional

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr muruve is the best

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Met Dr. Muruve 3 years ago when he did my cancer surgery. Not only a Great Guy but an Exceptional Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Doctor was very pleasant and professional

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Muruve is a low keyed physician which is very calming and reassuring to the patient. Without question he is excellent at what he does.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

This was my first visit with Dr. Muruve and I rated it very good.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

The Dr. was great and answered all question and not in an alarming way and may me feel confident on my decision

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Excellent experience. Doctor was very interested in my condition and explained clearly how he would treat it. I have complete confidence in him and his team.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Muruve was very informative about my condition and options.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

There is no one better than Dr Muruve.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Muruve was courteous and concerned, and most reassuring.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Dr Muruve was excellent, very professional and a great listener!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr Muruve is a "super star.". Excellent doctor. it is a pleasure being his patient.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Muruve to others.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

experience with dr Muruve was fine. ask me about my hospital stay

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

The gatekeepers between Dr. Muruve and I were working extra hard to vet my reason for requesting a Virtual Visit with the doctor. Once Dr. Muruve and I spoke, he put at ease with his manner and professionalism.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

The appointment was excellent. The office was very busy, yet still the wait wasn't long to see the doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

I was very emotional because of my reason, and the interning doctor felt my pain.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Doctor explained techniques and choices very clearly

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Excellent physician.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr was informative and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

This was the first time I had any contact with Dr. Muruve and he is really a fantastic person. He discussed the issues with me as if I had been going to him for a long time. I felt really comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Both the PA or Intern and Dr were terrific.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

The video conference was just as if I was in person meeting with Dr. Mueve.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Very good experience as I liked the doctor and appreciated his frankness in not promoting procedures he thought unnecessary and not worthwhile at my current age.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

I couldn't be more pleased with my experience with Clev. Clinic & *Dr. Muruve. I will highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of medical attention. Keep up the exemplary work!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

*Dr. Muruve & his team could not have done a better job with the surgery & follow up care.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Excellent And very professional Dr. easy to speak And attentive to listen to his patients

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

excellent physician

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr.Muruve is an outstanding physician and individual

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Excellent video uality very convenient, just as if I was sitting in person infront of Dr. Muruve.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Execellent caring physician that listens and provides great advice.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

great doctor. very friendly, personable, knowledgeable and professional. cant say enough good things about Dr Muruve.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Muruve listened to me, and he treated me with respect as he stated his medical opinion of my situation. He responded positively to my concern for a monthly prescription for catheters and lubricating jelly for my Florida Pouch. I found him to be both intelligent and caring.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

As I mentioned previously, Dr. Nicolas Muruve is an exceptional physician. He possesses a very likable personality and is an empathetic physician.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr Muruve was great! He asked my concerns. He explained my condition. He researched my previous hospital records. He discussed several treatments, shared his professional opinion and was concerned about what I wanted. He answered all my questions and concerns. I am and was so happy with my visit.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

The doctor and his staff have provided excellent service from making the appointment through the visit and follow up. Even though this office is 15 miles from my home and there are other excellent choice available to me, I am very happy that the doctor has accepted me as his patient.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

One of the best doctors I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

There is not a single Physician who is better than Dr. Muruve. He has been there every step of the way during my Urologic journey and for seven years has been my Physician. I live in North Florida and refuse to let anyone else operate on me. He gave me my quality of life back. There are not enough to words to say just how special of a person he is.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I had emergency situations occur after two treatments where performed at the clinic. In both cases I called the doctors office during office hours and was told by the staff members there was no one available to help me with the situation and the doctor would return my call with in 24 to 48 hours. In both cases I rushed to the hospital and treated by the Boca Raton hospital staff. I never got a call back in from the doctor in both cases. it's Unconscionable that there was no doctor on call when my doctor was not available

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

The experience was very good, the technology worked seamlessly. My only comment is that it is in the patient's best interested if the patient takes the time prior to schedule teleconference to long hand write out all questions that he or she may have for the doctor. I inadvertently forgot to ask the doctor a couple of questions I had that only came to mind immediately after the teleconference ended.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr. Nicolas Muruve is an exceptional physician. I am very pleased to be under his medical care.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Mauve is the ultimate professional. one of the finest physicians I have ever seen.

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