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Department Urology
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English, French
Surgeon Yes
Fairview Hospital
Primary Location

Fairview Hospital


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Focal One
  • Focal One Therapy for Prostate Cancer
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Elevated PSA
  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cysts, Simple
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Renal Pelvis Cancer
  • Seminoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
View all 16 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Urologic Oncology

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Montreal, Quebec,

Undergraduate - McGill University
Montreal, Quebec,


  • Urology
  • Urology
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 10/31/2020, Dr. Abouassaly 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

258 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

39 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Abouassaly is great! Very personable and takes the time needed with me.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

Outstanding Doctor and Staff !

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr took his time and patience with me, as I asked a lot of questions. I knew he had other patients waiting fir him. But with the type of surgery and problems and concerns I had he took his time an explaining them all. was very informative and was very understanding and patient with me. I am very thankful for the Dr.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Doctor Aouabassy was extremely attentive to my concerns and questions.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Great doctor.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

the doctor said exactly what the first doctor said so it was a waste of time to get a second opinion. would have been nice if the doctor had just called us to tell us he wasn't interested in doing the surgery. We drove from Columbus for what could have been done over the phone. Very disappointed.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

The doctor listened when I spoke and addressed my concerns. He was also clear and concise when explaining the next steps of my care plan.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

The doctor was very professional,kind and caring during and after my procedure.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

The doctor took very good care of me.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

I have referred my neighbor to Dr. Robert A.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

The Doctor and the nurse are very professional and make me feel very safe ...the scheduler is so very accommodating

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr. Rob and all of his associates always exhibit the highest degree of professionalism and courtesy. They make a very good team and have always made me feel comfortable.Outstanding!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

staff very efficient and very polite. I am very satisfied with the services I receive from Dr.Abousaly. I look forward to my next appt and I value his expertise.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

very satisfied with this provider

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

This is the 4-5 survey about visits with Dr. Abuaszaly. All the very good things I. liked in the past have continued, especially eye-to-eye contact as an assistant takes notes on a. computer. Answers to question are CLEAR and considerate.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Great doctor and staff

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Abouassaly was approachable and made me fairly comfortable, He appeared interested in my responses and questions.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

she was very good listener and relayed information to the doctor

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

I had a very good experience. This was my first visit to Dr. Abouassaly.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Doc was just as kind and courteous as the other staff at the initial assessment.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

The secretary, PCNA, Nurse Practitioner, and Dr Abbousaly were all professional and polite. I have no complaints.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

I very much appreciate the diligent and caring manner of Dr. Abouassaly. Thank you

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Dr Aubuassly is a caring doctor who makes me feel at ease with my issues.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Only good comments. the doctor explained everything giving me a sense of confidence in what he was doing

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Think *Dr. Abouassaly is a great doctor. Never feel rushed, spends time answering questions. Very knowledgeable and caring. Trust him very much.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Abouassaly is always courteous and respectful of your time and your concerns. He is patient when listening to your issues and concerns. He answers your questions completely.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

everything went well at the visit and the doctor was very caring and informative. he was not in any hurry and took his time to talk to us. very happy to have him for my surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Abouassaly is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr Abouassaly provided clear and candid answers to our (my wife and I) questions about my treatment options. He projects empathy and avoided prejudicial comments.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Very thoughtful doctor and physician assistant

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr Abouassaly treats me as a whole patient and for this I am most thankful

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Excellent staff and of course first rate physician. So courteous and pleasant to patient. Highest possible rating to staff and physicians.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Robert is a very good Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I have already recommended this doctor and staff!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I have already recommended this doctor and staff many times!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

I very much appreciate that Dr. Abouassaly communicates test results to me very quickly. Waiting on test results can be very stressful. It is very thoughtful of him to take the time to review and communicate the results quickly.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

good doctor and hospital

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

I have seen this doctor for over a year and a half and he fails to listen to my concerns. He has no understanding of the damage his surgery has done to me and he takes no responsibility for my current condition. He is tone deaf to listening to what is being said to him. I would not recommend him under any circumstances.

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