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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

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 15 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
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 9/21/2023, 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.

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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

703 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

68 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Berglund is a professional. He answered my questions to my satisfaction and helped me understand the next steps.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Totally satisfied with the care from Dr., Berglund and his staff.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

She was AWESOME and very professional.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

I'm very happy with my experience with Dr.Berglund and his staff they've always been very helpful with me at all times on and before my visit.Thank you for your help.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

By far Dr. Berglund is one of the best doctors I've ever had. Professional, knowledgeable, and great personality! I can't say enough good things about him and his staff.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Ease of getting care with Dr. Berglund is much better than with others we have had clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr Berglund is the best. Has been taking care of me for years. He's a no nonsense Doc. I Trust him completely.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Berglund and his team are outstanding.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr. Berglund and his staff are incredible.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Very easy to speak with, Doctor had concerns and voiced them, also let me voice my concerns and listened intently and provided suggestions for care.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Always great Doctors and everyone assisting.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Dr. Burglund was terrific.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

She was awesome talked to us made us feel so much better about what my son was going through

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Super doctor and staff

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr Ryan ....One of the Best !!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr Berglund is clear, concise & efficient. He understood I had a back issue and performed my procedure surprisingly quickly. I'm happy he's my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

I am very pleased with the treatment Cleveland clinic, and Dr. Berglund and his staff have provided for me.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Berglund is dynamite.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Care provider good.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

The doctor and staff are pleasant and very courteous

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

I came to *Dr. Berglund for a 2nd opinion & *Dr. B. provided a much better treatment plan & more flexibility in scheduling surgery. He is very thorough in explaining my medical issue & options. He is excellent. I was referred to him by friend & I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr Berglund is an excellent physician. Very professional and friendly

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Doctor BERGLUND is an absolute champ of a Medical Professional.Lucky to have him as my Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

I have a great deal of trust with Dr. Berglund in treating my condition. He shares a great deal of data and information that helps me make a better decision on what course of action to take regarding my condition.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Dr.Berglund was very professional and answered all my questions well.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

See previous comments and extend them to include Dr. Berglund! They worked professionally and harmoniously

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

I was very impressed as go how quickly I was able to see Dr. Berglund.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

I felt like Dr. Berglund was in a hurry and couldn't wait to get the appointment over with. No bedside manners whatsoever.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Very satisfied with Dr Berglund. I have been going to him for several years with no complaints

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

The reason that you received all 5's is that ever since I was diagnosed and all care received thereafter, and this includes the care received by urologist Dr Walsh at ACMC, I could not be more satisfied. All of those involved have been professional and courteous. I feel very fortunate that Dr. Berglund was my surgeon. He's obviously very skilled. Also, he has made me feel very at ease with his explanation of my current condition, possibilities in the future and any questions I have.

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Berglund is top notch.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

I felt is the doctor and the nurse were completely into listening to me. Their empathy was obvious

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Super visit. Nice seeing faces. Wonderful Doctor!!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

I felt I was in the best hands with Dr. Berglund and his supporting staff.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Berglund came highly recommended to me and it is clearly apparent why that was. His high level of skill is matched by his personal care and concern he showed to me as a patient and a person. Should the opportunity present itself, I would have no problems recommending him without reservation.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Berglund is very friendly and just what I want in a physician. He is very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

The doctor went above and beyond to care for me and the serious health issues I was dealing with.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr Berglund rocks! He saved my life.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

Living 2-1/2 hours from Cleveland, the Video Visit is ideal for me when it comes to having follow-up meetings with Dr. Berglund and his staff.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Bergland is a great doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Berglund is excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

I would highly recommend Dr. Berglund.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

Doctor was very knowledgeable and caring

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr. Berglund is the BEST! He answered all of my questions. Gave me options, etc. I feel very good about him doing my surgery. He was highly receommended by Dr. Lawrence Hughes, M.D.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

Dr. Burgland is always concerned about my problems.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

I fly from Orlando Fl. to Cleveland because *Dr. Berglund and the CCF staff, have provided care with expertise and compassion & wouldn't change.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Best visit I have ever had with Dr. Berglund I really trust his knowledge and expertise

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Physician was engaged with all concerns, explained options for treatment well. Listened to my concerns and situations. He gave time and respect to me during visit. Gave clear understanding and knowledge of condition and a plan.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr. Berglund and the entire staff have been great, coordinating care as well as being very responsive in their follow up or any questions I had. Dr. Berglund came highly recommended and I can see why.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr. Berglund was excellent - explained the course and options - I just needed a little time to process and choose a path.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

RN, Dr himself came and attended to my needs

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Berglund is wonderful. He has a calm, honest and reassuring demeanor. I was referred to him by another physician and am happy that I was.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Berglund is always there to help me and answer any questions that I may have about my medical conditions

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Everyone in the office and the nurses were professional and kind. Dr. Berglund was very informative and understanding. I would recommend him to anyone needing a kidney specialist .

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Very good doctor

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Dr Berglund and his staff are a well-oiled machine. The nurse assisted in getting me set up for my procedure. At no point was I not informed on what was happening. Dr. Berglund explained the steps of the procedure and exactly what we're looking for. As the completion, he informed me on what the next step would be. He is a top notch urologist and I when it hesitate to recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Love the straightforwardness and the understanding of the doctor and my concerns. Prompt and addressed the issue with seriousness and taking into account my urgency and concern. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

I feel very confident that I'm getting the best care possible from Dr. Berglund.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr. Berglund's bedside manner is exemplary.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

I have been totally impressed with everyone involved with my health challenge and treatment, especially, Dr. Berglund. The nurses are also impressive..

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Excellent provider, great communication

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr. B is phenomenal

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Super doctor!

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