Department Urology
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Circumcision
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cystectomy
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Renal Cryoablation
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Post Vasectomy Screen
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Nephrectomy: Laparoscopic Or Open
  • Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection
  • Stents
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of The Prostate)
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Hydrocele Hernia
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stones
  • Penile Cancer
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Ureteropelvic Junction (UPJ) Obstruction
  • Urethral Strictures & Urinary Fistulas
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 22 Specialties +


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About David Levy, MD

Dr. David Levy graduated with a degree in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School and did his residency in Urology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Following his residency he earned a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas.

Dr. Levy has authored 23 scientific manuscripts and 19 book chapters. He is also the founding editor of a Urology board review book now in it's third edition. Additionally, he has been an invited speaker at numerous national meetings and is a recognized expert in prostate cryosurgery. His main focus in clinical practice is minimally invasive kidney and prostate cancer therapy.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Urologic Oncology
Houston, TX USA

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
North Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA


  • Urology

Specialty Interests

oncology, prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer

Awards & Honors

  • "Methods in Clinical Cancer Research"American Association for Cancer Research/American Society of Clinical Oncology. Invited sponsored seminar participant, Park City, Utah August 1996
  • Research funds competition for Clinical Trainees 1996-1997$0The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center “Site Specific Intraprostatic Carmustine Injection: A Feasibility Study in the Canine Model”
  • Best Poster - Clinical Renal Neoplasms: Abstract # 276 “Feasibility of Cytoreductive Surgery Prior to Systemic Biologic Therapy in Carefully Selected Metastatic RCC.”: American Urological Association, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA: April 1997.
  • Reviewer, Doody Enterprises, Inc. 500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1410 Chicago, IL 60611 February 2007 – present.
  • Nationally Recognized expert in Prostate Cryosurgery: Cryocare, 2005.
  • Reviewer, The Journal of Urology: Renal cell carcinoma and Prostate cancer. April 2007- present.
  • Surgical Proctor Renal / Prostate Cryosurgical Techniques. Endocare Inc. Proctor, June 2007 – present.
  • Fox News 8, Your Health Featured in Prostate Cryosurgery segment.
  • Cleveland Channel 3 Golden Opportunities featured segment Cryosurgery. December 28, 2008.
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 10/30/2017, Dr. Levy has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Levy receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • HealthTronics, Inc.

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

206 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2018

he talked where I can understand everything it was great experience

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017

further testing is required, so I was a bit disappointed.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017

Further testing is needed and was prescribed/explained.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2017

Dr. Levy is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2017

Dr. Levy is an outstanding doctor; I trust his advice, directions etc. I am very appreciative of his services.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2017

Dr. Levy is extremely thorough and genuinely concerned with my health and well-being. I've been a patient of his for 7+ years, and have been very satisfied with the level of care he gives. I have referred him to friends and family, including my father. He is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2017

very good doctor and staff

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2017

Dr David Levy very caring and makes everything very understandable

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2017

Dr. Levy was extraordinary in every aspect of my care.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2017

Easy to understand.

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