Department Dermatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cutaneous Laser Surgery
  • General Dermatology
  • Hair Loss Treatments
  • Hair Removal Laser
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Minimally and Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures
  • Sclerotherapy
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Skincare Physicians
Chestnut Hill, MA USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical School - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH USA

Additional Training

  • Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery and Lasers. SkinCare Physicians. Chestnut Hill, MA


  • Dermatology
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 10/21/2018, Dr. Khetarpal 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. Khetarpal receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Eclipse Aesthetics, LLC

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

295 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 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018

I did have a question after I got home and messaged this provider thru My Chart. I got an extremely quick response to my question from her which was appreciated.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Khetarpal was willing to see me quickly for a concern I had. She is consistently professional, caring & knowledgable. I always feel in good hands with her. She is also prompt to respond to any follow up messages I may have. I'd recommend her to anyone!

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018

Dr. Keterpahl is a kind and competent physician. She was exceptional.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

The staff and Dr. Khetarpal were amazing. I come to the Cleveland Clinic from Alaska and Dr. Khetarpal accommodated and respected my time limitations and worked with me to make sure I got the treatment I needed.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Again, Dr. Khetarpal provided me with the details of the treatment and was very knowledgeable and assuring. I was more excited than fearful and felt confident, because of Dr. Khetarpal's ability to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Dr. Khetarpal and her assistant had such positive and reassuring energy. I felt very comfortable in the exam room.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Dr was excellent explaining what my options of treatment are for my problem and was able to proceed day of visit.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Very impressed with Dr and nurses. They were patient and compassionate regarding my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2018

This is the first time seeing this physician and we will definitely be going back to her.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Dr. Khetarpal is fantastic! She is always very friendly, positive, knowledgable and professional. I would recommend her to anyone!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Dr. Khetarpal's nurse is always kind & friendly.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018

provider is excellent that is probably why it is hard to get an appointment with her when calling the department for other issues wait time can be long and providers not available getting a regular derm appointment is ridiculous scheduling so far out. I see Dr. Kheterpal for cosmetic reasons which I understand is not necessarily going to book quickly because she is excellent and a lot of patients are seeing her you can tell by her availability she is a definite assist to the clinic!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

The doctor visit was very good, she and her nurse were professional, thorough and answered by questions. Unfortunately getting to the doctor through our appointment system and front desk personnel is always challenging.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2018

Dr Khetarphal was awesome! I came in for cosmetic consult and procedures. She was thorough in explanations and the options I had for what I wanted to get done. also honest about what i did and didnt need done. I received botox and filler that same day and the results are amazing. she is very knowledgeable about her practice and products.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

I find Dr. Kherterpal attentive, engaging, and very knowledgeable about current treatments. I have recommended her to several friends and family.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

I have seen Dr. Kherterphal 3 times now. All my visits were on time, prompt, and efficient without rushing. I might add that when I initially made my first appointment, I had a very unpleasant scheduler, and considered not making an appointment at all.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

I really like Dr. Khetarpal. She always listens to my concerns and explains everything in full detail. When I've messaged her on my chart she has always responed quickly. During my procedures Dr. Khetarpal has made me feel at ease and has a very calming voice.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Dr. Khaterpal was very helpful regarding the issues I was having. I have corresponded with her since the appointment by messaging. She has answered me promptly and been very attuned to my needs.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018

Great Dr. She listens to your concerns and doesn't try to cut you off. Upbeat attitude and kind. I love her!!!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Khetarpal. EXCELLENT, EFFICIENT, PROFESSIONAL, COURTEOUS, KNOWLEDGEABLE! Top notch for sure.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr. Kheterpal listened to all my concern and provided great treatment. She is extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2018

The physician and nurse assistant are very familiar with my medical visits with Dermatology and their conversations about my progress or needs are always well informed and feels personal. Overall my dermatology appoints with this physician and support staff is always a wonderful experience and everyone involved makes sure my comfort and needs are being considered during treatment. They make a great team!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Khetarpal is the best! She is always willing to listen & answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2018

She gave both oral and written instructions.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2018

Dr. Keterpal listened to my concerns and addressed each one. She also outlined a treatment plan that I was comfortable with. I had never been to a cosmetic dermatologist and was prepared to be sold on extreme/expensive and possibly unnecessary procedures, but I got none of that...just a step by step plan that put me in control of the outcome I desire.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2018

dr was excellent. great bedside manner

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

Extremely impressed with friendliness, knowledge, information and skill.

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