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Department Urology
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cancer Center
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Prostate Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 14 Specialties +


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About Ryan Berglund, MD

Ryan Berglund, MD, is a graduate of Harvard University with a degree in Biology. He attended medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. His general surgery and urology training were at the Cleveland Clinic, where he was a Chief Resident and was named the Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident in 2005. He did subspecialty training in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and he was named Chief Administrative Fellow there in 2008.

Dr Berglund has been a member of the Section of Urologic Oncology since January 2009. He is the author of a number of journal articles, and several book chapters. He has made dozens of presentations at national and international meetings. His interests are focused on open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery for urologic oncologic conditions.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Urologic Oncology
New York, NY USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Harvard University
Cambridge, MA USA

Professional Highlights

  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident, 2005
  • Chief Administrative Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2008


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

open and laparoscopic kidney surgery, open and laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer, open, laparoscopic, and robotic assisted surgery for prostate cancer, urinary reconstructive techniques, urologic oncology


  • American Urologic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • American Association of Clinical Urology
  • Southwest Oncology Group
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ryan Berglund, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 10/31/2021, Dr. Berglund 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

546 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

*Dr. Berglund was very thorough in testing & biopsies. Afterwards he explained my alternatives & risks. Seemed very concerned and optimistic about the procedure.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

I have sent others to Dr. Berglund for treatment I have total confidence in him as my doctor .

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

This was a second-opinion visit to assist my decision about getting a biopsy of the prostate gland, Most of my discussion occurred with the Doctor's assistant, and she was very thorough and helpful. Dr. Berglund essentially affirmed her information and my questions. Other than being very matter-of-fact and strong in his conclusions (not necessarily a criticism), his information was helpful in the quest for my decision.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Always an excellent experience with Dr. Burgland, and the nursing and office staff! Thank you!

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Diane in Dr. Berglund's office is always helpful, pleasant and courteous.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

I would not recommend ANY other Doctor than Dr. Burgland to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

I couldn't imagine seeing anybody besides Dr. Berglund. He is an absolute expert in all that he does.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

I am impressed with how easy it has been to get treatment there. The staff is always polite. Attentive. Professional. There is hardly any waiting. I love my doctor. He is very efficient and to the point. A very efficient team all sround. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

My wife and I were and are impressed with Dr. Berglund staff. Very engaging, polite and professional, in short they have people skills. I would rate Dr. Berglund very high in regard to his professional knowledge and expertise and would recommend he and his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Berglund is an excellent physician. He explains everything and takes his time when needed.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Dr Berglund is always professional and extremely competent

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Felt very comfortable. The Doctor was clear, thoughtful and clearly reviewed my info beforehand. I very much appreciated his throughness

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Great experience with Dr. Berglund and all off his associates. They are efficient, friendly, respectful and empathetic.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Extremely impressed with the doctor and his staff. Organized, thorough - courteous, concerned etc. Very Impressive

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Doctor was very competent , and gave me a lot of confidence in my hopefully good outcome

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr Berglund was very nice and thorough. This was my first time meeting with him as he took over for Dr Gong who left the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Any responses I have made less than "Very Good" are In no way reflective of the medical care received from Dr. Berglund, which was 1st rate to say the least.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

Good for the Dr. Very Good for the PA.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

My experience with Dr. Berglund and the staff in his office at Hillcrest has always been very good.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Dr. Berglund has been an invaluable resource in the management of prostrate cancer for a patient with dementia.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Value Dr. Berglund's expertise

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Excellent doctor who is quite busy

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

No bad experience, only good. My appointment was for 1:30, Dr. Burglund was in the exam room at exactly 1:30.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Very happy with Dr. Berglund

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Highly impressed with Dr. Burgland. He is a credit to Cle Clinic. Very outstanding professional.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Very happy with Dr. Berglund and staff

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr. Berglund is excellent ! I have recommended him to others for their care.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

I have total confidence in Dr. Berglund and his team. My surgery went very well. I felt well cared for and that the surgical team in surgery had my best interest in mind. Everyone greeted me as I was wheeled in and made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr. Berglund did a terrific surgery. Very little pain or discomfort. No heavy drugs just extra strength Tylenol. That's was easier than I could ever imagine.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Extremely easy to get an appointment with the doctor I wanted.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Burglund and staff are the best, very attentive to my situation!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr.. Bergland was very professional and thorough in his questioning regarding my prostate situation. His decision as far as my need for treatment, due to my age, made me feel relieved. All of his staff that I came in contact with during my visit were very cordial and professional as well.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

I was treated very well and would definitely recommend Dr. Berglund.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. Berglund is outstanding in his professionalism, knowledge and bed side manner. One of the top doctors I've ever had!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Excellent interaction with Dr Berglund

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Staff is exceptional and doctor is quck to get to me didnt have to wait

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

I love Dr. Berglund.. He's a very caring physician

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr Burglund has great bedside manners!

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr Berglund spent at most three minutes with me.He was very curt and I did not find him to be helpful .

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Dr. Berglund is a great doctor the other elements that fail

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

The doctor was in and out , he again gave me a quick explanation of what he was gonna do and then did his job perfectly. He said results will be posed on my chart and the office will call for the follow up.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

*Dr. Berglund and his resident were both wonderful. The resident who discharged me listened to & responded well to my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr. Berglund and his entire staff are top-notch!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Doctor is always attentive and efficient. He shows care and is willing to answer questions in a caring way.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr. Berglund and liked him a lot. He was very friendly and patient. He was thorough and explained things to me and answered all my questions. I was very surprised at my diagnosis and fearful and he was very kind and reassuring.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Very good visit to Dr. Berglund. He always answers my questions thoroughly and explains everything he is doing or wants to do.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

I've been under Dr. Berglund's care for several years now and I don't have one single negative thing to say about him. He's the best of the best!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Bergland is the best. Have been within his care for 9 years.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

I found the doctor direct, clear and a good listener.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

regretfully Dr. Berglund displayed the worst bedside manners I've ever experienced in my 60 yrs of life bar none. Curt, impersonal, uncaring with zero empathy. the entire visit with him barely lasted 4 minutes after 50 minute wait. I'm easy to please and don't have high expectations so for me to say this takes a lot. And I'm a physician colleague. I really hope he just had a bad day and not his usual manners. happy to talk to someone if further information is needed

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Burgland is the best. I guess you could say he saved my life. Cancer free for 4 years.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

I like dr berglland

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