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

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Trials
  • Cystectomy
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Rectal Exam
  • Renal Transplant
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Urology
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
View all 9 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 4/4/2024, Dr. Muruve 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* 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

490 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

This is probably the best doctor at Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

He's the best

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

He is a positive influence in my health care.Glad to have him as a practitioner .

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

My doctor is a great provider. He is so calming and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Dr. Muruve is an awesome doctor. I've been his patient for more than 10 years. He had been patiently monitoring a cyst on my kidney. Every year he had me do several tests to ensure that my cyst wasn't growing. He finally told me it's time to remove it. Well thank God he did. It turned out to be kidney carcinoma.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Dr. Muruve is an excellent professional, pleasant in his treatment, he tries to make himself understood in a patient like me who speaks Spanish, so much so, that he is learning the language to communicate with his patients who only speak Spanish. Excellent professional. Dr. San Juan also had a good deal

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr Muruve is top shelf.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Great Dr took his time and explained everything to details and answerd all questions

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Thanks a lot to Dr. Muruve and Dr. Botero

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Dr. Muruve is the best!!

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

I have been a long time patient of Dr. Muruve, he is consistently professional, knowledgeable and approachable. He answers my questions as adult to adult, it's most appreciated

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Dr.Muruve Is Amazing

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

I was very impressed with Dr Muruve's care and very informative session. He was very thorough in his explanation of my diagnosis and next steps.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

All around great service no nonsense staff great doctor. Thank you very much

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Doctor was very helpful in explaining my issues and options. He projected a caring demeanor and put my wife and I at ease in our discussion.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Muruve should be getting excellent not just "very good." He is the best in allcatagories.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr and I decided to do surgery. He said his person would call me to schedule. Afeter 2 days I called and left a message for her to call me. No call back. Si I called again and was then transferred to her. She was great.My only comment is it was no clear when I would get a call and my first attempt did not work.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr Muruve goes out of his way for his patients!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr experience good

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Dr. Muruve and his staff are great!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Dr. Muruve was attentive, concerned and extremely forthcoming with his opinions and recommendations. He was never rushed and answered all of my questions to his best ability. If I were going to have an operation, I would choose him without reservation.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr was great but could not get anybody to call me back to schedule surgery date

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

He is a great doctor he's helped me a lot and I appreciate him and Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr. Muruve was very kind and compassionate and a true professional.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

I have seen Dr. Muruve for years and feel very confident under his care.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

The doctors group was extremely conscientious, thorough, effective, kind and caring. I can't say enough about the service provided by Dr Muruve and the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

He is a great Dr @ an incredible hospital!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Muruve continues to offer outstanding advice and treatment. A credit to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Muruve is wonderful. I had treatment and surgery with him at CC 12+ years ago. Great doctor!!!+!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. Murvue is one of a kind in treating and advising patients.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Doctor Maruve is a good doctor. His staff is not good..

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Good Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Doctor was right to the point and very thorough and was able to understand

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr Muruve has excellent 'bedside' manners. He was professional, caring and actually listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr and staff excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

The assistant of Dr. MURUVE, Ms. LORRAINE Is excellent, efficient, serious, friendly, accurate, responsible, all in one

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

If you are talking about Dr. MURUVE, there can't be a better doctor. Serious, experimented, he knows his job very well. I know I couldn't be in better hands, and I mean it. He is the top in Urology.I have recomended him to all the other "kids" (70+) I know. I only have gratitude toward him.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Nothing else: but Gratitude for a job of excellence as a team. Starting by the head and main factor: Dr. MURUVE

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

I have and excellent and outstanding relationship patient/doctor relationship with Dr. N. Muruve and his medical team.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

I have been Dr. Nicolas Muruve's patient since approximately January ?, 2016 to present. Dr. Muruve is an excellent and outstanding physician. He is always extremely very patient with me. He always expresses genuine concern about me worrying about my medical condition and he always does his best to make certain that I am calm before I leave my scheduled appointment with him. He always explain the results of my ultrasounds, CT Scans, MRIs in detail and patiently answers all my questions. He always respond to my telephone calls, texts, when I need to follow up with him before a scheduled appointment, because I forgot to ask a question or I just couldn't recall something he shared with me about my complex kidney cyst. Additionally, I am so very grateful and appreciate that I can schedule an appointment with Dr. Muruve, as a follow-up after my scheduled appointment because I am very overwhelmed due to my medical condition and I need to ask him questions face to face prior to my next scheduled appointment. With heartfelt sincerity I am humble, grateful, and extremely appreciate Dr. Muruve. Due to the outstanding medical treatment, patience that Dr. Muruve, has provided to me from the time he became my Urologist, I have not had to engage in psychotherapy!! I am grateful and so very thankful that for Dr. Nicolas Muruve.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

This doctor is the best! I felt comfortable with him and I felt no pressure or pain. He was able to tell me right way that I was ok and stop me from worrying.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

The doctor that released me from the hospital said I should see my regular doctor for a follow-up to make sure everything was going well within 2 weeks, when I got home and called the only appointment they had available was 2 months out, even though I explained my situation, I took it and got on the list in case anyone cancelled, someone did but that only brought me about 1 month and a week out, well it was better than the other date.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

Dr. Muruve is my favorite doctor, he's got an excellent bedside manor, always a smile, soft spoken, will answer any question even if it's not the matter at hand, and he knows his stuff.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

Dr. Muruve's team is also great, they work together well and coordinate well

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

Left a question regarding my upcoming surgery in My Chart and never received any type of reply. My husband is having same issue with 2 of his Cleveland Clinic doctors as well.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2023

Dr. Muruve was great.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Excellent professional manner. I will highly recommended this doctor and the doctor assistant.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Muruve was very kind and patient, with excellent bedside manners. He was very respectful with my father, knowing he has dementia/aphasia, and made him feel part of the process.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

The clinic has become so popular it is difficult to get appointment except asking doctors to pull strings otherwise the time to get future appointments is not reasonable.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

All were no nonsense providers that help make me feel more comfortable and understandable

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

I will be happy to recommend my doctor and his staff along with a Cleveland Clinic to anyone you may ask me to communicate with.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Muruve was very 8courteous

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

I will recommend this doctor

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr.Muruve is one of the finest physicians that has ever treated me. We highly recommend him to anyone who can use his services. Lorraine his surgical coordinator is excellent at what she does.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Muruve is the only urologist I would recommend to anyone in SFLA.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Maruve and his staff are always great! There has never been a bad visit at his office.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

The overall experience with Dr. Muruve was excellent. However, as an international referee, it would be good to have a proposed schedule with tighter time-line of test/examinations before arrival

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Very pleasant consult with Dr. Muruve

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Front desk staff to talk to Muruve did helop laser, but he did not. However, he immediately connected us to his colleague, Dr. Cabrera for that purpose.Dr. Muruve could be my doctor any time excellent communication skills and apparently an excellent surgeon.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

I'm 73 years old, still in the active practice of law, and I have an engineering degree. This is the best doctor with whom I've ever interacted.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

As usual Dr. Muruve was excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Feel very comfortable with Dr muruve

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

The best doctor I've been to.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr Muruve is a good provider. He is respectful, kind, and he was interesting about my case.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Cleveland clinic office called to notify me that Dr. Muruve was no longer seeing patients at the Coral Springs CC office offered the Sam appointment date and time, but in Weston. Everything went fine without issues

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

He is an excellent doctor and addessed all my concerns. Very caring and compassionate

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Everyone , I only have one place for reference go to or refer Cleveland clinic's Hospital is only to get excellent results best doctors note expited service definitely needs on ur individual level for ur medical care

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

I have recommended Dr Muruve many times already. He is professional and caring. A great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Extremely knowledgeable professional physician. Dr. Muruve is what all patients wish for!!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Excellent discussion with the doctor concerning my health.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

The doctor was thorough going through my test results. Answered my questions and took his time.

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