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

Treatment & Services

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA


  • Dermatology

Specialty Interests

Non-melanoma skin cancer Melanoma

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Vij 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

196 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

48 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

the Dr. is beyond excellent

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

He is the best provider I have ever had for my hidradenitis

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr Vij is great, he is kind of dr I look forward to see. Great leader, great staff

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr. Vij was wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Vij told me exactly what to expect from beginning to end and what the next steps would be in my follow up appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Vij is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

the dr was very concerned and through upon our meeting,

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

I recommend Dr Vig every chance I get.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr Vij was wonder as well as his whole staff and the fellow Dr Shiu.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

surprised when fellow did surgery. no one asked me if it was ok. he worked with the doctor I had scheduled but was still a resident

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Doctor V. is the best !!!!

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

My experience has been excellent especial in the area of care given to me by all staff members and doctors!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Vij was friendly and he had Mary with him observing. Both very nice, as were the nurses.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr Vij?s staff is always helpful.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr Vij is always extremely professional and a kind person to patients and staff.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

the doctor was great and very caring

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Also enjoyed meeting Dr. Shui

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Everything was perfect, the doctor and all the staff the day of my procedure were amazing

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

I received excellent treatment in every aspect of care from Dr. Vij! Dr. Vij is a caring, compassionate Physician.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Vij is World Class Care

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr. Vij fit me in to his busy schedule quicklyHe was courteous, informative, and genuinely concerned about my well being. He will be referred to all who are looking for a Dermatologist.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

doctor was excellent. showed respect, courtesy and professionalism.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

I have already recommended Dr. Vij!

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr Vig was excellent!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr. Vji was wonderful and I do not plan to see any other dermatologist!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Excellent communication between the nurse and the doctor. The nurse was able to retrieve my medical records from another facility in about 30 seconds! I was totally impressed and it helped Dr. Vji with his diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

The care I received far exceeded my expectations. I was very impressed with the professionalism and bedside manner of a sincere and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019

I liked the doctor very much he has an excellent bedside manner

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Vij is kind, caring, and friendly. He is a compassionate doctor who makes sure I feel comfortable and at ease during each procedure. He takes the time to listen to fears and concerns without being dismissive.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

The best doctor I have ever had!

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Dr. Vij is one of the best providers I have EVER had. I wish every provider showed even half of his empathy, care, and concern for my overall health.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Although I was very nervous about the procedure, Dr. Vij helped in answering all my questions, especially about the possibly scarring on my face from the procedure. Once examining the areas in question, Dr. Vij recommend a topical treatment first to reduce the area needing removed. It was explained to me and agreed upon. I did feel Dr. Vij had my best interest in mind.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Dr. Vij was amazing! After our discussion, I felt much more at ease with the procedures I will be having.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Dr. Vij was polite,friendly and explained what the procedure would be. He rest assured that everything was going to be just fine!

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

this Doctor is the BEST , he cares, is respectful and ALWAYS tells me what he thinks is best for me ! A+++++ !

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

I tell everyone I know about this doctor and his staff !

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr. Vij was excellent. He was very kind and addressed all my concerns.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Excellent job by Dr. Vij. Thank you!

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Outstanding team work by Dr. Vij and all those involved.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Excellent experience with Dr. Vij and all those associated with this procedure. . .again. Past experiences were excellent, also.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Vij is VERY caring and compassionate . Likewise all of the staff.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Dr. Vij is exceptionally kind and a good listener. He pauses before he reacts or responds to a question, making sure he's listened well and responds appropriately and thoroughly.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

I had an excellent experience with the CCF- Avon and this provider could not have been more professional or compassionate

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Dr. Vij and his team were very respectful and put me at ease from the moment I was in the treatment room. They explained things thoroughly, and answered any and all of my questions. The entire team was very kind.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

I would give Dr Vij a 10 on your 1 to 5 scale if I could. He's informative and answered my phone call promptly.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

Dr. Vij is a very genuine, kind hearted, professional and confident doctor. Highy reccommend him. So glad we were introduced to his practice.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

Dr. Vij's staff is very kind and caring

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019

Dr. Vij is fantastic. he respected my choice to experiment with alternative treatments. he went out of his way to provide helpful resources. I would highly recommend him.

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