Department Dermatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cutaneous Laser Surgery
  • Excisions
  • General Dermatology
  • Keloid Removal
  • Laser Removal of Tattoos
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Oral Dermatology
  • Patch Testing
  • Phototherapy
  • Plantars Wart Treatment
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Skin Care and Aging
  • Skin Examinations
  • Skin Health Promotion
  • Skin Screenings
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Adult Dermatology
  • Aging or Painful Skin
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Androgen Excess
  • Atypcial Nevi
  • Birthmark
  • Blisters
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sores
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis - Contact
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diaper Rash
  • Dry Skin/Itchy Skin
  • Eczema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Head Lice
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herpes
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Kaposi Sarcoma (ks)
  • Lupus
  • Lymphedema
  • Moles
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Porphyria
  • Psoriasis
  • Pubic Lice (Crabs)
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea (Adult Acne)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Scleroderma
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Lesions
  • Skin Tags
  • Skin Tears
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sunburn
  • Syphilis
  • The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
  • Tick Bites
  • Toenail Fungus
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Leg Ulcers
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles
  • Yeast Infections
View all 67 Specialties +


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About John Anthony, MD

Dr. Anthony is Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He joined Cleveland Clinic in 2009.

As an undergraduate he attended the University of Notre Dame and received both Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts and Letters degrees with high honors in 1991. His medical degree was awarded four years later by the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed a transitional internship at Naval Medical Center, San Diego in 1996 and was subsequently assigned to the United States Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, California as a General Medical Officer. He spent portions of the next two years deployed to the Middle East with a Marine Expeditionary Unit as the Group Surgeon.

Upon his return to the United States, Dr. Anthony underwent training as a dermatology resident at the joint Army and Air Force program in San Antonio, Texas. After completing training in 2001, he was stationed at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia and served as a Staff Dermatologist and Dermatology Department Head. His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

After leaving military service, Dr. Anthony entered private practice forĀ five years before joining Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Anthony's areas of medical interest include medical dermatology, skin cancer, inflammatory skin conditions, and venereology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX USA

Internship - Naval Medical Center
Transitional Intern
San Diego, CA USA

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA

Professional Highlights

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University College of Medicine


  • Dermatology

Specialty Interests

General Medical Dermatology Venereology Psoriasis Contact dermatitis


  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

    North American Contact Dermatitis Society
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 12/3/2019, Dr. Anthony 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

418 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

80 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Anthony is a great Doctor. He is kind, professional, and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr Anthony and the staff were all friendly, professional, and clearly interested in me. A++

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

dr Anthony is a top-notch dermatologist he always listens when I have concern he has respect for me and I have a lot of respect for him and his staff

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Anthony is very knowledgeable very thorough treats me with respect and sodas his associates and I treat them all with respect

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

dr. Anthony is incredible and very caring

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Dr Anthony always shows concern and addresses all my questions. A wonderful person and physician.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

my appt with Dr Anthony was awesome! He and his staff were extremely helpful and I am so blessed to come in contact with them as none of my old doctors knew anything about my allergies

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Everything was explained clearly by Dr. Anthony. My daughter and I had the opportunity to ask questions regarding my case and what to expect going forward.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

John Anthony,MD has the most pervasive knowledge of his specialty one could ever imagine. Furthermore he has a substantial minimum capacity for dealing effectively with individuals at all levels. I have never encountered anther provider that is fit to walk in his shadow.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Anthony showed concern for my issue and getting the right treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr Anthony is a great guy, very good Dr and very good with patients.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr Anthony and his staff are always caring and professional.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

I have recommended Dr Anthony to many people.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr. Anthony spent a LOT of time on my (real or perceived) dermatology problem ... Thank you for your patience with me, Dr. Anthony.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

This was Vinnie's first appointment with Dr. Anthony. Vinnie felt comfortable meeting with Dr. Anthony. Vinnie would like to continue to see the doctor for any future skin concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr. Anthony handled my problem with courtesy and professional. A good doctor

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

grateful for the oporetunity for an internet visit/consultation with Dr. Antholy

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

dr anthony is always courteous,thorough,and professional. great doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

as always, dr. Anthony is completely thorough + professional. courteous and explains things.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

zoom was fine doctor could see me and talk to me but difficult to see him

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

prefer doctor visit obsite vs video for yearly checkup appt

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

because of Covid-19, I could not schedule an appointment. i was told to call back on June 15. At that time Dr. Anthony's appointments would open up. i called shortly after 8 a.m. on the 15th and was told that he was booked for the next 3 months. I was told that what I was told originally was an error. it took 2 more calls to get an appointment. it happened only because someone cancelled.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

the doctor made me comfortable and explained the procedure

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Anthony is an excellent Doctor, and he provides great care to me as a patient. I would most certainly highly recommend him to anyone needing dermatology services.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

I was very pleased with his service and patience with me. Very pleasant and courtesy for a doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

I live in Pittsburg Pa. I travel up to see Dr Anthony. No one in Pittsburgh was doing anything for my skin allergies. my skin is finally better after a little over 2 years. He took the time to figure out what I was allergic too. don't know what I would have done without him. the pain of the skin on my face was horrible. I was embarrassed to go anywhere. he's an excellent physician

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr Anthony always listens and puts my cares and concerns first

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

I was provided excellent care by Dr. Anthony. His assessment was methodical, efficient and caring. I was extremely satisfied with his professionalism, course of action, and procedures. Dr. Anthony has excellent communication skills.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr. Anthony is the best.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr. Anthony is very good but nothing compares to in person

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr Anthony took the time to listen to our concerns and we feel confident that he put us on the right path to getting a good outcome.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr Anthony is a very caring Dr who listens to my concerns always

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Dr Anthony did a perfect diagnosis

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Anthony is a good doctor and a caring person.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Anthony was fabulous - engaging, educating as he went thru his steps, and provided appropriate recommendations.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

I liked the doctor very much .

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Anthony is very patient and thorough and explained the results of my patch testing very well.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. Anthony is an excellent provider! He is professional, knowledgeable, and a great listener. I am very confident that I'm being afforded the best treatment possible whenever I visit his office.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Anthony was wonderful and very thorough in his explanation. I felt very well informed and left with an understanding of my treatment plan and condition.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr.Anthony is very polite and is one of the nicest drs I have been to

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Loved Dr Anthony! Will be sending my other family members to him as well!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr Anthony was a pleasure to me and I was very pleased to meet such a fine doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr Anthony made me feel at ease during my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Anthony was phenomenal!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

A visit with Dr Anthony is always a pleasant, helpful experience.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I have never had a issue with making appointments with Dr Anthony

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I have bad anxiety when it comes to my health. The Dr and the staff take that into consideration and are very helpful with all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

One of my best CC experience. Dr. Anthony went above and beyond.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

The Dr. all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Excellent physician contact!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Anthony took his time and listened to me. he asked me if I had any questions when he would go over the treatment, my diagnosis, etc. He is genuine in his care for others.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Anthony is the most kind caring knowledgeable doctor. Cleve clinic is lucky to have him on staff.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Anthony is knowledgeable, professional and thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr. Anthony is very professional and intellectual. He appears to be very thoughtful in his consideration of current symptoms and the next steps to be taken.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

dr Anthony and his staff were wonderful. he fit me in within a week of my request and did a procedure in clinic on the same day when it wasn't expected

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

this was first time I saw dr Anthony. excellent manner and explanation to me about the procedure. he took great care in assuring I was comfortable

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr Anthony is by far one of the kindest most compassionate health care provider .. He goes over everything thoroughly and makes sure I understand the treatment plan. He is always available to answer questions and I can't thank him enough for all he does for his patients. Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have him and so are his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr.John Anthony is WONDERFUL! He truly listened to my concerns and my appointment did not feel rushed what so ever. I'd recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Dr. Anthony is a very professional and caring person. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

I love Dr. Anthony. it usually takes months to see Dr. Anthony but he is always worth the wait. When I cannot wait, I always call back and someone tries to accommodate me as best they can.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

I have see other docs in the CCF system, but Dr Anthony was the only one that was able to help me with my issue in the past.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Wonderful place to come too. I feel the doctor did the best test he had to give but I know how bad I am when metal is in my body the samples are so small and I am sure I have a problem with nickel . But again the staff was wonderful also.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. John Anthony is a credit to your hospital system and to his profession. He is always courteous, thoughtful, and takes the time to answer all of my questions. His nurses are top notch. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone seeking dermatology services.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

I think Dr. Anthony is great. It takes time and is concerned about your health.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Anthony is a very caring doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Doctor Anthony and his NP show excellent patient skills. They are caring professionals who take any needed time to explain procedures.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr. Awnthony is one of the nicest doctors I have ever met. He is thorough and takes the time to discuss individual needs with his patient. Very highly recommended!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

The doctor was fabulous! He is very kind and informative.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

*Dr. Anthony had excellent rapport with my daughter and had her cooperate through the procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

*Dr. Anthony & his nurse were excellent!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Dr. Anthony did a great job of explaining everything. It felt like I was his only patient that day, from the way he spent time with and explained the procedure to me. just a great experience.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

I am very happy with Dr. Anthony. He listens and explains what is going on.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Anthony is great, very caring and answers all questions w/out feeling rushed

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Anthony and his staff are very pleasant and respectful. while nobody likes to go to the doctors, he is friendly and makes you very comfortable.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Anthony is a great physician and I would recommend him to family and friends!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr Anthony is very courteous and very good at what he does.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Anthony is great! Great listener and kind!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr Anthony was very detailed and explained what skin conditions I had. He listened and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr Anthony has cared for me for the past ten years. I would recommend him to my family and friends.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

I was very impressed with Dr John Anthony knowledge and concerns for being tested for a serious allergy to sulfites. Thank you

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