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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 Education - 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 10/2/2019, Dr. Levy 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

318 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Everyone was very nice. We were shown to a room almost immediately. Dr. Levy was thorough and precise in his examination and his explanation of/treatment of the problem.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I felt very comfortable with Dr. Levy.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

*Dr. Levy was very caring, courteous, and professional. I appreciated his explanations and answering any questions I had. *Dr. Levy is outstanding! He is a great representative of Cleveland Clinic. I would recommend *Dr. Levy to everyone.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Overall, the staff worked extremely well to care for me. I had no difficulty getting the care I needed at Cleveland clinic. I would definitely highly recommend *Dr. Levy's practice at Cleveland Clinic to all.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

excellent experience with the doctor and his staff

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

The office people were friendly and conversational. The doctor himself was direct, listened, answered questions.. thank you all so much.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

I do believe that Dr. Levy's office staff do a wonderful job.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Levy is superb in his patient interactions. I would recommend -- and have recommended -- him any time.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr. Levy and his team have very strong customer service skills.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

I have recommended several people already to Dr. Levy already.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr Levy and his staff are kind, courteous, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Levy is a compassionate caregiver.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Was a very smooth process, for the appointment with Dr. Levy.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

dr levy is very professional, courteous, and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Levy was very professional and concerned about my well being. His staff was also very helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I appreciate the promptness of Dr. Levy.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Dr. Levy was GREAT! I was very fortunate to have him fix my issue.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr. Levy is a great professor--always volunteers to show actual imaging results and walk me through what he sees and saw and explain. I happen to be very inquisitive and welcome the opportunity to learn and understand.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Top notch provider!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

I will recommend Dr. Levy to anyone for care. He is open, very patient and careful to be certain that the patient understands test results, and necessary self care.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

I was met by the staff quickly and saw Dr. Levy within minutes. All parties were polite and friendly.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Dr Levy considered my comcerns

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

we are fortunate to have him as our doctor

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

no wait-time; clean environment; professional staff and physician...

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

i especially appreciate the integration of Urology, Functional Medicine and Diet in Dr. Levy's Practice.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Levy did a great job and showed genuine concern and care - unlike many other doctors who do not treat patients as real people but look at them as business

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Levy - not sure the Cleveland Cline as whole.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

I explain my symptoms and doctor was well aware of my symptoms and recommend a good advice and medication

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

I am very Hppy with ll aspects of my appointments with Dr. Levy.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

All positives response to Dr. Levy

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Levy to anyone who is in need of his care.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Dr. Levy is an excellent doctor and I would recommend him to any person needing care without reservation. He is professional, caring, informed and an excellent communicator. He takes time to educate and answer questions that are asked.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

When it was determined that I needed a radical prostatectomy Dr. Levy asked if I had a preferred surgeon in mind to do the surgery. Since I did not know the surgeons at the Clinic I asked Dr. Levy who he would have perform the surgery if I were his father. He responded by naming Dr. Michael Gong, who subsequently performed the surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Dr Levy does an outstanding job and I appreciate his care and guidance.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Levy is a wonderful, wonderful doctor...

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

I highly recommend Dr. Levy due to his knowledge, ability to communicate and explain his treatment, and genuine concern for his patients. I referred my brother and others to him and they are also very satisfied .

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

the doctor was very on top of his game and knowledgeable of current research.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Dr Levy is a terrific doctor and a wonderful person. I feel very fortunate to be under his care.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

needed to see Dr Levy right away and got the appointment

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Always a good experience in Dr. Levy's office. I have recommended Dr. Levy on several occasions.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr Levy is an exceptional doctor

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Dr. Levy and his team, Vicki and Katie are extremely professional and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

I did recommend Dr. Levy and his practice

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

very pleased with Dr. Levy level of communication, explanations, skill

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Dr. Levy called me personally on my cell phone to help me understand my prostate cancer and offer understanding and procedures. He was very knowledgeable and straight to the point. Very impressive.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Levy is an outstanding doctor. I have recommended him to many others.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Dr. Levy is superb not only as a physician but as a caregiver. I have already recommended him very heartily to other family members and friends.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

All are superb. An excellent team. I have already recommended Dr. Levy and his staff to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Excellent service in every respect. Dr. Levy was top notch, excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr Levy discussed my progress and the results of my recent blood test (PSA). He provided me with information that comfort me concerning my prostate.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Was frankly surprised at the competence of Dr Levy and his staff. Very up front and knowledgeable. Told me right from start what he was recommending and likelihood of success or failure of being able to solve problem.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

best doctor ever!!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr. Levy was very professional, he was concerned and informed me of my condition and how to address it. I'm extremely happy with their service.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Great Doctor and staff. I left my appointment with a lot more knowledge about my condition and how to avoid future issues.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019

I learned more about my condition in 15 minutes than I did in the past 4 years with my prior doctor. Thank You

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

The doctor was awesome very friendly and informative

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

I would recommend Dr Levy to my friends

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

great doctor

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr.Levy was incredible and most kind. His thoroughness and professional help was amazing.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Dr Levy is the best....considerate , takes time, informative, wonderful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

I am so pleased with Dr. Levy and his staff. Dr. Levy has changed my eating habits and that has made a huge difference in my life. I feel healthy again!

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr. Levy has a great staff!

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

It takes a great doctor and staff to make you feel that you are really in good hands.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

I do appreciate the privacy that I do have in the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Levy and his staff. I feel that everyone here really cares for me that I can trust in them.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Dr. Levy's honesty about my condition and treatment options is much appreciated.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Best doctor's experience ever;clear understanding of treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Dr Levy shares what you need to know in a very concise manner, helping you understand exactly what you, as the patient, can do to facilitate improvement.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Levy is very good at explaining what your medical problem is and how to treat it.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Levy is very clear when discussing my health care. He is committed to my health. I wish he could be my primary care doctor I have that.much trust in him and his support staff.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

*Dr. Levy was exceptional! he took the time to thoroughly and patiently answer all my questions and alleviate any concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Thank you to *Dr. Levy and staff for your exceptional care!

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