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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
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

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 10/4/2021, 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.

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

403 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

70 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

I pay for my insurance which pays for my medical. I have had issues in the past which causes me to have a problem with a med student in the room with a doctor listening to my personal medical issues. As I said I pay for my medical and not to teach a student. It's difficult enough speaking of my issues to the Dr, there is no need for me to feel more uncomfortable speaking with other people in the room. The main concern should be that of the patient. Thank you

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

I needed to make a follow up appt and would have had to wait 20 minutes (that's what I was told) just until it would be my turn to speak with someone. That was longer than I had to wait to see Dr.Muruve and seems very inefficient. Also I had called earlier to ask a simple question and it took 2 calls and 25 minutes of waiting and being transferred until I got to speak with someone who knew the answer. Also very inefficient and frustrating.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Muruve is a fantastic Physician.Great facility.Terrific Staff

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Have recommended Dr. Muruve to other patients requiring urology care.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Very comfortable. Dr. M. Was easy going, listened and gave me an honest, down to earth assessment of my treatment going forward.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Always great to visit Dr. Muruve. He has been one of my Physicians that I respect, trust and can always count on. He makes me feel comfortable with my healthcare.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I would recommend my doctor to anyone. That's just how good he is at what he does.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Good experience with staff and the doctor

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Even thought my results showed that were wasn't much they could do. In the future I would want this doctor as he was very professional and very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr was very knowledgeable and thorough. He had a wonderful bedside manner and explained everything clearly so it was easily understood. He was very warm and reassuring. We will continue seeing him as needed

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Love Dr. Motive, his knowledgeable and very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

The doctor was great he explained everything well.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Muruve is fabulous

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Muruve explained the diagnosis very well. He listened to our concerns and addressed each one. He was knowledgeable and compassionate. I would definitely recommend him.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Dr. Muruve listened to my concerns, and took time to answer my questions. Now a days so many medical professionals are jammed up with back to back appointments and try to get patients in and out as quickly as possible. Dr. Muruve was refreshing in that he didn't rush me in and out and took the time to genuinely listen to my concerns and answer them without just brushing my concerns off as not important. Refreshing change of attitude.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

The Doctor is excellent.He was very patient to listen to my concern.He was very concerned.He is a great Doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

I would highly recommend this provider

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Dr Muruve is the greatest!!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

Dr. Muruve was very nice and very precise in discussing the results of my test and explaining my options

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Maruve explained my test results and answered my questions. This was my 5!year follow up. I was discharged and Dr. celebrated my success. I was very happy.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Dr Marubi is the best

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2021

Dr. Muruve and Brian were very comforting. they both were direct and had good "bedside" manner.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

my experience was great but I had to wait a long time to see my Dr. he was loaded with a lot of clients that day

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 Dec 1, 2020

Always a good experience with the doctor.

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.

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