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

Treatment & Services

  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Cancer Center
  • Cutaneous Laser Surgery
  • Cutaneous Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Excisions
  • Injectables and Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Keloid Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Removal of Tattoos
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Treatment of Hemangiomas and Birthmarks
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Nail Care
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Vascular Laser
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Melanoma
  • Scars
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wrinkles
View all 7 Specialties +


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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
  • Dermatology - Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Non-melanoma skin cancer Melanoma

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Alok Vij, M.D..

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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 1/26/2022, 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.

* 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

201 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

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Very impressed with the doctor

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Vij to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Vij is the kindest and most personable physician I have ever had the pleasure of caring for me.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Vij has excellent bedside manners! His staff is extremely friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr Vij is one of the best doctors, that has treated me. He and his nurses have great personalities.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

He was a great wonderful doctor I loved having him he did a great job and his help too

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr Vij is very professional, caring, compassionate, gentle knowledgeable. He's definitely an asset to Cleveland Clinic .

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Vij is an unusually compassionate surgeon with an extraordinarily kind and empathic staff. The entire team works well together and anticipate one anothers moves with precision.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

I would reccomend Dr. Vij and his team unequivocally.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023


Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Dr. Vij is so warm & has such a wonderful bedside manner. Excellent experience, as always!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr Vig has been very concerned and helpful

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

This doctor is the best , in my opinion, takes very good care of me !

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr Vij and his staff were tremendous!! Extremely accommodating.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

I always get excellent care from Dr. Vij and his nursing staff. Pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Dr Vij was very good. He did a great job and explained everything very well and answered all my questions. Thank you

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Doctors Vij , and Rob were outstanding. Their skills and compassion deserve special recognition.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Can't say enough about how great and compassionate dr vij and dr simon and staff was. I brag to everyone about them.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Very professional, easy to talk to, and answered all my questions. The other doctors an nurses that assisted were excellent also.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

If there were an outstanding rating, Dr. Vij is beyond deserving of it! He goes out of his way to ensure thorough and comfortable care, always kind, gentle, compassionate, caring and reassuring. He is a consummate professional, incredibly knowledgeable and his willingness to share that knowledge with his patients the way he does is what separates him from so many.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

My doctor and nurses were absolutely sweet and caring.they made my experience a great one.i was very pleased ith the outcome of my procedure.thank you.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Doctor was so informative and concerned for my situation. Explained everything before performing such. I got to CHOOSE what kind of stitches I wanted. (Never had any choices from any doctor before). His calm demeanor was so helpful, too.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

I can't say enough about Dr. Vij patient-centered approach. He did not skirt questions or rationalize my concerns. He Is an excellent physician and a very kind person.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Vig is a very caring surgeon!!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Just love Dr. Vig

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Dr Vij allowed some extra time for additional applications.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

The care provider inspired confidence in me as soon as they entered the room and was able to reflect that attitude that lingers on today.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

My experience with Dr. Vig was wonderful. His bedside manners were fabulous. He took the time to listen to me and explain things. I feel confident in his care and will be recommending him to others.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Doctor Vij is fantastic. Great bed side courteous to patient

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

She was so nice and approachable

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

I love Dr Vij

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

I would like to thank Dr. Delaney who did the surgery. I've never had a better shot to numb my hand, ever. Dr.Vij was assisting with the surgery and his disposition is outstanding. Thank you both.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr. Vig was confident and professional. He was patient and clearly explained every step of my MOHS procedure. I can hardly find a way to explain the high level of trust I placed In Dr Vig for this procedure. I am sure it was because of his calming, professionally kind and empathetic bedside manner. I would give him a thousand star rating If I could. Also, assisting Dr. Simon was excellent-he too, was so very kind and professional. Together and with Nurse Julie, they have raised the bar of Cleveland Clinic 'healthcare' for me.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Everything was great. I was very well informed in the whole time and Dr. Vij and his fellow seemed to genuinely care.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

I would 100% recommend Dr. Vij to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr Vij is the best ! He cares, he listens, he is knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

The doctor and staff were so very kind and put me at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr Vij and his crew were great on all levels:Experienced, proficient, thorough, compassionate.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr. Vij has always given his full attention to me and he is an excellent provider in my opinion. I would recommend him confidently to anyone.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Vij was very personable and professional. Explained the procedure thoroughly and completed with minimal discomfort.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr. Vij is kind and caring!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr Vig is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Dr. Vij is an exceptional doctor with wonderful people skills. His care for the patent is evident in all he does. I had a great experience with mohs surgery outcome. I highly recommend Dr. Vij for this and all procedures.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Dr. Vij and his staff are a team working for excellent care of the patient. I feel that they did the best possible job in treating me. They are an asset to Cleveland Clinic that is very much appreciated.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr. Vij has great bedside mannersHe is thorough, helpful and follows through

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

*Dr. Vij is hands down one of the nicest doctors ever. Extremely knowledgeable. Talks to my child with care. Listens to her concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Very good experience. Dr. Vij is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Dr Vij is the best !

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Dr. Vij is amazing! He always takes such great care of his patients! Dr. Vij never rushes and always takes the time to answer all my questions making me feel reassured and cared for! Dr. Vij Is also very kind!

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

I tell all my friends and family about the great care I receive from Dr. Vij and his staff!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr Vij is the greatest.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

I really liked Dr Vij. He was very attentive & professional & made me feel like I was in good hands.

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