Dermatology Specialty Areas
The Department of Dermatology includes more than 30 dermatologists who offer a full array of subspecialized care for adult and pediatric patients. Our physicians provide expert diagnosis and treatment of all disorders of the skin, hair and nails, whether primary or related to an underlying systemic illness, including industrial-related conditions.
- Infectious diseases of the skin
- Blistering disorders
- Connective tissue diseases
- Psoriasis and related conditions
- Cutaneous ulcerations
- Oral diseases
- Pruritus (especially when caused by internal disease)
Our dermatologists provide specialized evaluations for patients with possible allergic contact dermatitis from substances such as nickel, rubber, cosmetics, medicaments or resins.
In addition, the staff can evaluate patients with photosensitivity and industrially or environmentally brought on skin disorders, such as dermatitis, folliculitis and pigmentary changes.
Our dermatologists consult with industry and government sources on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these types of skin disorders.
Why Choose Us
Our dermatologic clinical research section supports the Department of Dermatology's commitment to investigating and making available the most current and innovative diagnostic procedures and therapeutic modalities.
All staff dermatologists and residents are involved in research, either institutionally or through industrial support of clinical trials.
At Cleveland Clinic, we understand how concerning it is when you suspect a mole, spot or lump that may be skin cancer. Referred dermatology patients with a precancer or cancer diagnosis are promptly seen. If you would like to make an appointment for a skin cancer evaluation, or have a diagnosis, please call 216.444.3365.
Depending on your insurance carrier and specific coverage, you may require a referral. Check with your insurance plan’s network of providers. If you have a plan booklet, contact the customer service department of your insurance company or your primary care physician.
- Call for an appointment 216.444.5725
- Schedule a virtual visit with a dermatologist
- Make an appointment online
- How to get prior authorization for medical care
Online Second Opinions
We offer second opinions through Cleveland Clinic MyConsult, an effective and secure option for consultation without the time and expense of travel. One of our experts will review your medical records and test results and provide a comprehensive, personalized report, taking care to answer your specific questions.
Cleveland Clinic welcomes the opportunity to partner with you in caring for your patients. To refer your patients to our Department of Dermatology, please call 216.444.3365 (toll free 800.223.2273 ext. 43365).
When contacting us to schedule your patients, please have the following information readily available:
- Patient demographic information
- Reason for visit
- Any special needs that will require facilitation once the patient arrives
- Patient insurance information, if available
We will work with your patient to complete the registration process and to schedule an appointment at the patient's convenience. You will be notified once the appointment is scheduled.