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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.

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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 10/31/2021, 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

491 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

58 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Berglund was very kind and professional. He listened to my consents and answer all of my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Dr Berglund was excellent communicating with me.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

The doctor was very considerate and seemed very concerned about my treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Berglund his team were awesome

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Start to present this has been a very reassuring procedure. You get the reassurance that every Med Assistant in the dept knows exactly your case. Dr Bergland is so very attentive to every detail he really makes you feel on top of it all.Thanks!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Berglund was matter-of-fact and very detailed in layman's terms so that I could understand my condition and options. He didn't bias my decisions but endorsed them afterwards which was reassuring. He was very compassionate and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr. Berglund and his staff provide great treatment. His staff is thoughtful, caring, compassionate and informative.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr Berglund is very friendly and informative with practical guidance that is much appreciated. The staff is very good as well

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Very good interaction with Dr Berglund

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

*Dr. Berglund is pretty out & dried and very professional, however, his bedside manner does lack quite a bit. I was a nervous wreck for a week waiting for test results but not a kind or sympathetic word. Kindness goes a long way.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

I know *Dr. Berglund is a good surgeon but his bedside manner lacks a personal touch. A few empathetic words go a long way.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

Dr Bergland was thorough, articulate and friendly in his explanation of my condition and treatment options.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

The folks in Dr. Berglund's office are all very nice. We are pleased to have had Dr. B care for me.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I have always received prompt and excellent service during my visits. Hardly any waiting time. Courteous and efficient staff, and superb setvice from the doctor. Thank you so much for all you do to make these visits as stress free as possible.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr. Burgland is a great source of information regarding my disease. He answers all my questions completely

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Tremendous staff & Doctor - tells you the facts and it feels he is there to truly help, not just a number. The doctor (i think) also provided comments on a test result, very rare from my experiences.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Dr. Berglund Is a true professional

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Dr. Berglaund is terrific. Love him!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

I like the Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Dr Berglund is an excellent doctor and I would recommend him to all my friends and family.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

It was clear that the doctor had to deliver hard news to the person before me. There was a bit of delay before he arrived. Although his demeanor was a bit downcast, but he was fully present for me. His humanity was on full display and it was heartening to know that he does not withhold it from his clients.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Very good Doctor and staff

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

VERY happy with the interactions with the nurse that accompanied me thru the process. I also appreciated the way Dr. Berglund answered all my questions. He did a great job with his explanations during the procedures and my previous test results on My Chart.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

I have nothing but the upmost things to say about the Dr and his staff. Impressed!

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Be is very a very good doctor and gets back to you promptly.

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.

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