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
  • Skin Care and Aging
  • Skin Care and Cosmetics
  • Skin Care Treatments
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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

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH USA

Fellowship - SkinCare Physicians
Cosmetic surgery, lasers
Chestnut Hill, MA 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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 10/6/2020, 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:

  • REVIVE Advanced Training Consultants
  • Allergan, Inc
  • Eclipse Aesthetics, LLC
  • Galderma

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

317 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 5

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

I can see why she is such a popular doctor!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Dr Kheterpal was wonderful. explained the procedure well. was compassionate and made me comfortable. I am a physician but she didn't make me feel silly for asking some basic questions. excellent experience.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Clone this doctor. I have always wanted a doctor that was pro-active to my needs and offered and explained procedures available to me. She also gives me honest advice of what will work the best for me and will not.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr Kheterpal was on time, great bedside manner, very knowledgeable and friendly.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is so good at what she does that you often have to schedule pretty far ahead. I wish you could clone her!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Actually, this is my second/follow up visit to see Dr. Khetarpal. I have to mention my first, however, because during the consultation she told me that she could remove the numerous moles on my face and she could do it right then. She was so positive about what could be done that I immediately trusted her. And my outcome has made such a difference in the look of my face. For me, it was a true medical miracle!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

this office and doctor are amazing! great job

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is a very professional and personable doctor. very good. I liked her very much.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I recommend Dr Kheterpal to everyone

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I love Dr. K. and her RN! They are very caring and personable!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr K is very kind, compassionate and answered all of my questions. She exhibits the ultimate what a healthcare provider should be! She is professional, knowledgeable, compassionate also listens to her Pts!!! Dr K also helped my daughter with serious skin issues and my daughter absolutely loved Dr K and her exceptional care!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

I have had several visits with Dr. Khetarpal; she is an excellent communicator

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

always an excellent experience with Dr. Khetarpal

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

dr khetarpal ( sp? ) is one of the best doctors I have ever met when it comes to communication . she is the first dermatologist who has actually listened to my concerns .. she is the 5th dermatologist I've seen for my skin condition and the first one who basically hasn't dismissed me without any seeming concern .. 2 of them are Cleveland Clinic doctors ... the recommendations Dr Khetarpal made actually have benefitted me .. a definite 10 ..

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal professional, compassionate and clearly explained procedure, future treatment and anticipated results.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Khaterpal was very informative, helpful, caring, and knowledgeable during my visit. She followed up with a phone call after my biopsy.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr Khetarpal is excellent - even better than very good.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

doctor and staff were wonderful

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Khetarapal is such an amazing doctor who makes sure I am knowledgable on every part of the procedures! Removing the shrapnel and hundreds of scars from where the heated metal slammed into my body - The success of these procedures has been a miracle for my mind set and making positive advancements in the healing that I so need right now. Thank you so much, Dr. K for your skills!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

dr Khetarpal is outstanding!!!!!! I recommend her to everyone!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr. Keterpal exceeded my expectations. She answered all of my questions and explained everything in detail. She is a very caring physician. I will recommend friends to go to her. I would not go to anyone else.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr Keterpaugh was lovely in her approach to patient care and she worked to alleviate any of my potential concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

I have seen this Physician in the past and will probably see her again

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is most a a sincere and caring doctor. I think the world of her.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

I called many times for an appointment with no return call. In the end I truly liked Dr. K and everything worked out great.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

this doctor is awesome! I'd recommend her to anyone

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I respect, trust and adore Dr. Kheterpal and would be delighted to refer others to her.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

overall, the experience is excellent. appointments have been a hurdle but was discussed with staff at previous visit and was informed of a better way to reach provider.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

she is a perfect doctor in every way

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is the best of the best and so is her staff. A doctor who I trust 100%.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is very respectful and truly cares about me as a patient. She listens at the start of the appointment to ensure she understands my needs and then explains treatment options along with the risks and benefits. Together we decide how to proceed and she continues to explain things along the way to make sure I'm comfortable. I will highly recommend Dr. Khetarpal to others and look forward to continued visits with her for my ongoing care needs.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

excellent experience. I highly recommend Dr. Kehterpal.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

The doctor was great. She listened to me and discussed the procedures. I have already sent my sister and a friend to her.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr Keterpahl patiently answered my questions and offered advice and treatment.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

This provider is extremely knowledgeable, caring and professional

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is wonderful! She listens to my concerns and explained everything fully.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

yes. one of the best doctors I have ever seen

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Excellent physician! Thorough yet quick! highly recommend!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Excellent physician. Thorough yet quick. highly recommend!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Kheterphal is great! And I'm sure all her other patients feel the same. This probably explains why we have to schedule appointments well in advance. She books up fast!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is simply wonderful, that's why she's so busy and not always available right away.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is the best! she is knowledgeable, so friendly and makes you feel like she's genuinely interested in you as a person. my husband, sister-in-law and brother-in-law I'll go to her because of my recommendation. if I could give her a score of 10, I would!

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

the dr and assistant were very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

I would recommend Dr. Kheterpal to all of my friends.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal does a great job explaining the procedures and helping me to miminize my scars.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

She is a wonderful DR. and her staff is also wonderful!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. K is an excellent physician!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr listens and great support staff

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Kheterpal is an energetic optimist who seems genuinely excited about her field and the relief that she can provide to her patients. I am still recovering from my treatment, but everything that she described about my recovery process is happening just as she said it would.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I know you employ wonderful doctors, but I wish (and I'm sure you do too!) that you could find more of them. The first available appointment was 2 months from when I called.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

The doctor and the schedular and staff were all professional, friendly and understanding.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. K. is an outstanding and compassionate professional! I wish she was available somewhere on the East side too vs. CCF main campus due to the parking.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr Kheterapal is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

excellent in respect and concern. clear explanation of options. highly recommend doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Khetarpal is by far, the best, cosmetic dermatologist I've ever had experience with.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

I had a professional courteous visit. The physician and staff were outstanding! I highly recommend her to other professionals.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

The physician is EXCELLENT!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Love Doctor Khetarpal. She explains everything in layman's term, knowledgeable and has exemplary custom care skills. Would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Doctor and staff were amazing

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr Khetarpal is a wonderful doctor. She is kind and caring. She is eager to listen to all concerns and addresses each one. She is very informative and direct with information. She offers all options of treatment, she thoroughly explains things and answers questions. She takes her time with you, which is nice in such a large and busy organization. Dr Khetarpal makes you feel valued and respects you.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

*Dr. Khetarpal is an amazing doctor! She established a positive rapport, listens and is clearly a knowledgeable expert in her field. I am sincerely grateful for the outstanding care she provides.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

The doctor is fantastic. She is very knowledgeable and explained everything well.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

dr Khetarpal was wonderful. she addressed all of my issues with care. She is extremely caring and carefully answers each question.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

dr was very respectful and informative

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Khetarpal has been a "God-Send" in helping me improve my complexion. She is decisive, professional, yet very caring when it comes to getting good final results. She goes the extra mile and I totally appreciate that.

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