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

  • Center for Pediatric Dermatology
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Nationwide Children's Hospital
Pediatric Dermatology
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY USA

Undergraduate - Cornell University
Biological Sciences
Ithaca, NY USA


  • Dermatology
  • Dermatology - Pediatric Dermatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/2/2020, Dr. Irfan 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

75 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Irfan is extremely conscientious and thorough, kind and caring. She took excellent care of my son.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Irfan is amazing. She always takes her time with the visit to go over everything and follow up with us.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr Irfan is always great, having a visit with her via video is the same as having it in person.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

couldn't be happier with our experience with the care provider we met

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr.Irfan and her team are amazing!!! She has given my daughter her smile and silly self back!!! She has been our answered Prayer.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Excellent staff from scheduler to Provider.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

A+ provider and Resident/ fellow

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

My care provider helped me develop a regimented medication schedule for my acne and explained how and why it worked.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

The doctor was very personable. We really liked her.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Irfan is terrific

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

I can't say enough wonderful things about Dr. Irfan. She is kind and sweet to both my daughter and myself. She explains everything she is doing in terms we both can understand. My daughter looks forward to appointments with Dr. Irfan! She is one of our all-time favorite doctors.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Good experience overall. Dr. Irfan and Fellow spent quite a bit of time with us which was very helpful.

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Dr Mahwish was excellent in her patient care. She conducted a virtual visit, managed technical difficulties and also provided mentorship to her resident who was also on the call. Both her and the resident were attentive, thoughtful in their responses and patiently answered all of our questions.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

dr was excellent with communicating with Koltan who has bad anxiety. she was great...

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr is always honest and offers all options.

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