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Department Urology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations


Hillcrest Hospital

6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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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 11/6/2020, 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

645 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 4.7
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

77 Patient Comments

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

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Berglund's for 8 years and he has always been very caring. He answers my questions and never seems hurried.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr. Berglund and team saved my life. Thank you!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Have already recommended friends to Dr Berglund

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Berglund performed my prostatectomy. I am very pleased with the result of that surgery and would highly recommend him for his skills and advice. Similarly, my recent cystoscopy performed by him and his staff was accomplished with little discomfort. His staff are equally competent and comforting.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Berglund was very nice. He explained everything clearly and was polite. He answered all my questions without making me feel scared or uncomfortable. Quick and to the point. Very good experience.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Everyone from the reception to the doctor was extremely nice and polite.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

The Dr was very professional and he did not make me feel as though my idea and understanding of the processes was inadequate. He helped me reaffirm and become confident with my choice of treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Extremely satisfied with the physician. Very thorough and yet polite

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Thank you, Doctor Berglund, for your exceptional concern and care of my kidney problems.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Nurse was excellent. Physician was cold, impersonal, and abrupt. He failed to engage with me or ask my concerns. I left with unanswered questions. A very, very disappointing and upsetting visit.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

I live in Alabama and Dr Berglund is the reason I come to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Both Dr. Berglund and the nurse ("Dee") were fantastic, both with fitting me in and with the procedure. thank you so much!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

top notch experience, worth the 3 1/2 hr trip to see Dr. Berglund.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

highly recommend Dr Berglund and staff

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr Berglund was very informative and listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr. Berglund is really good - I'm glad he's on my health care team.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Really good experience with Dr. Berglund and staff. They were friendly, professional, and helpful in my decision process. Great facility, easy access

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Highly recommend Dr. Berglund and staff!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr Berglund was friendly, courteous and very efficient.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

We are blessed with the personal attention of doctors and nursing assistants, especially with so many other demands today in healthcare. My thanks and my family's for this service.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr Ryan Bergland is so personal and patient with all of our questions. Clearly a very busy man, but the personal time is very reassuring.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

we love seeing Dr Berglund and his office staff. They are all very pleasant and very helpful!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

we would recommend Hillcrest & our Doctors to all of our friends & family

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

easy to schedule. appointment started on time. Dr. Berglund explained everything wel. and answered all my questions completely and respectfully.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

very good experience with the doctor himself

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

the care provider was pleasant, caring and precise.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

I read the clinic's bio of Dr. Berglund, and saw many who described him as cold, with no bedside manner. I found him to be very professional, and straight to the point which I prefer. His path to the clinic is impressive to me, and is far more important. I think he's great. 5 stars

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Always a good experience with Dr. Berglund

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

I'm thinking my Dr. is so pressed for time, there's no time for a 5 minute chit chat that would make the patient (me) feel a little better about the visit, showing some interest in the patient. Seems all business and NO personality.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

A small amount of personality goes a LONG way. A little more response from the Dr. in just talking for a few minutes. It makes a patient feel SO much better.Being All business make ya feel like a piece of meat.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

I was happy and relieved the day when well. I'm from Pennsylvania and not familiar with the area. That made me anxious but it was easy to get around. The doctors, nurses and everyone at the clinic mage for a very positive experience.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Berglund didn't seem to have a very good "bedside manner".

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Berglund was polite, efficient and very good at explaining the procedure.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Ryan Berglund and his nurses are super. I can't thank them enough.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Dr. Berglund is terrific. He is very patient focused and takes all the time necessary to answer any questions. I strongly recommend him.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

I have recommended Dr Berglund to several friends

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

the best care I've ever had the doctor and his nurse are very caring

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

dr Berglund appeared to be more knowledgeable than any previous urologist

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Dr. Berglund is very direct, minimal small talk, but very good at communicating.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Berglund was extremely patient and compassionate. He runs a very busy practice but still took the time to answer all my questions and was very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Berglund has continued to be the ultimate professional physician. I feel so fortunate to have him as my urologist. I can't praise his competency and professionalism enough. Please see that he is recognized for his abilities.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

The experience of my visit with Dr. Jacobs was very good. He spoke clearly and with compassion and indicated my options concerning prostate at my age and PSA indications. I appreciated his kindness and help.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

All the people I encounter are excellent, especially Dr. B.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. B. is great.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

I had to wait an hour and half before I saw the doctor and I thought he was very superficial. I will not make an appointment with this particular doctor again

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I have nothing but absolute respect and praise for the Doctor. He not only explained the situation completely but also put my mind at ease about the on-going care plan established.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Doctor Ryan Berglund is the best...I have a lot of respect for him

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr. Berglu Also has a great staff.nd is the best in his field.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

I had never used Zoom so was not in the meeting when Dr. Berglund came on. He called me and we had a phone conversation instead. Dr. Berglund was very gracious and answered questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Berglund was excellent in every way; expert with procedural activities

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr Berglund was excellent, 10 out of 10, his staff was courteous and prompt

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Berglund is always careful and explains things well for me. He treats me like an intelligent layman.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr. Burglund did an excellent job with my surgery and provided clear information before and after the procedure. The support team during and after the procedure were excellent and I truly appreciate everyones effort and help.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

have already recommended Dr. Berglund to others and they're now his patients

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

excellent doctor in all respects -smart and caring-explains issues well and tells it like it is

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Berglund is a credit to Cleveland Clinic and to his profession.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Berglund took the time to make sure that all of my questions were answered clearly.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr Bergland is excellent and his staff respects and reflects his care and concern for patients, space is very limited and limiting. I would approach him and ask for his input to convey his care throughout the enterprise.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

it was a great experience having Dr Berglund as my surgeon. The procedure that he performed went smoothly and without any complications.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Berglund is the best. I would not consider another person for my treatments or medical procedures.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

I am very happy with the service received from the medical staff and the Doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

*Dr. Berglund - so easy to talk to. Very nice.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Berglund always explains what he is doing and is very easy to talk to. He always answers my questions thoroughly. I feel very comfortable interacting with him. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

I needed 2 trips to the lab to get the blood test. The lab wouldn't honor Dr. Berglund's order for the test until he wrote a new script despite the fact that the original script said the "expected" date of the test was July 19th. That seems to me like a nonsensical requirement when the original order was very clear.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Berglund was as patient, thorough, knowledgable, comprehensive, caring, and reassuring as any doctor I've ever had. He is excellent, just outstanding; a true credit to the Cleveland Clinic's urology department.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr very kind and knowledgeable. knew we had made the right choice in coming to your clinic

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Berglund in the past and would in the future.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr Burglund is an kind, gent and very professional doctor . And we have always been treated with utmost respect

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

We have recommended Dr Burglund several times

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Doctor was so kind and very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

dr. berglund and entire staff were courteous and compassionte

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Berglund explains thing so that I can understand and ultimately told me it was my decision on treatment and did not try to force me into anything he explained all my options and possible side effects which helped me make the decision on which treatment to have

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr Bergland is the consummate professional. I am extremely happy and confident in the care he provides.

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