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Department Dermatology
Primary Location Amherst Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Aging Skin
  • Alopecia
  • Autoimmune Hair and Skin Disease
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous Oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Excisions
  • Genital Skin Problems
  • Geriatric Dermatology
  • Hair Disorders
  • Hair Loss Treatments
  • Light Therapy
  • Oral Dermatology
  • Patch Testing
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Phototherapy
  • Pigmented Lesion
  • Plantars Wart Treatment
  • Psoriasis Therapy
  • Rashes and Eczema
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Skin Care and Aging
  • Skin Examinations
  • Skin Health Promotion
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tumors
View all 29 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Dermatology
  • Aging or Painful Skin
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Androgen Excess
  • Atypcial Nevi
  • Autoimmune Blistering Diseases
  • Birthmark
  • Bullous Pemphigoid
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sores
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Cutaneous Ulcers
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis - Contact
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diaper Rash
  • Dry Skin/Itchy Skin
  • Dysplastic Nevi
  • Eczema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Loss in Women
  • Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
  • Head Lice
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herpes
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Kaposi Sarcoma (ks)
  • Lipoma
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphedema
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Panniculitis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Porokeratosis
  • Porphyria
  • Psoriasis
  • Pubic Lice (Crabs)
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Rashes/Red Skin
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea (Adult Acne)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Scleroderma
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Lesions
  • Skin Tags
  • Skin Tears
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sunburn
  • Syphilis
  • The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
  • Tick Bites
  • Toenail Fungus
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Leg Ulcers
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles
  • Yeast Infections
View all 85 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - New York University
New York, NY USA

Residency - University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Toledo College of Medicine
Toledo, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Toledo
Pharmaceutical Services
Toledo, OH USA


  • Dermatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kathryn Riley, MD.

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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 11/3/2021, Dr. Riley 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

279 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

59 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr. Riley was very good in explaining the process.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

No concerns with the providers.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Riley is top notch.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

I love love love Dr. K Riley. She is amazing and has helped me so much. I have so much self confidence now.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

She's an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr Riley was great, professional and very interested in my issues

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Dr Riley is very much in demand. I scheduled my appointment in the spring to get an appointment on June 27.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Dr. Riley was kind and respectful. She answered my questions so that I understood her answers. She took time and was thorough with the examination.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Riley continues to exemplify the type of care that we all hope to receive from our physician - - she is polite, professional, thorough, patient, and genuinely caring. I originally came to her because she discovered a cancerous mole on my arm, but I have continued to make the drive to Amherst to see her because she is quite simply the best.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Riley & her staff are very professional as well as caring & compassionate. I feel comfortable & well taken care of.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Riley diagnosed a very serious skin condition and coordinated corrective measures

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr Riley has been wonderful in helping me make appointments. She has been flexible and suggested I contact her via email and she scheduled my appointment through emails. That's nice.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Absolutely amazing doctor. Dr. Riley went over all my options and the side effects. Came up with a plan. Offered me to reach out to her if I have any questions or concerns.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr Riley listened to all my concerns showing empathy and compassion.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Dr. Riley is a very thorough and competent physician, I enjoy visiting with her and appreciate the fact that she respects my position as I am a minimalist regarding treatment and drugs.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Riley is so knowledgeable and kind . She made the appointment pleasant

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr Riley is extremely kind, Patient and thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr Riley has always gone above and beyond to ensure my son has his needs met. She is kind, patient, professional, and very thorough. We have been very pleased with every experience/encounter we have had with her over the last year.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Dr. Riley is very professional. She is always thorough and concise with her explanation. I am glad to have her as my doctor,because she is very knowledgeable with my disorder. I am impressed and satisfied with my ongoing results.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

All went fast and.well. I really like my doctor , Dr Riley! I thought she was excellent

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Riley is very thorough. Explanations are clear and understandable, and she takes time to respond to questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

I have always had excellent visits with Dr. Riley. I have already referred friends and family to her, and will happily continue to do so.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr. Riley discovered a potentially serious condition and carefully explained the possibilities to me

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr. Riley is a very good care provider and I definitely would recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

The doctor was very kind and very understanding

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr Riley was compassionate and put me at ease. I highly reccomend her as a great physician.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr Riley is an asset to your enterprise. She is cordial and generally attentive. I will refer without hesitation family and friends

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Riley is confident and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

The virtual visit with Dr Riley proved to be efficient and the result very helpful. I am thankful for the professionalism of Dr Riley and her staff,

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr Riley is great

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr Riley. Is the best. She listens cares etc. I wish all my Dr were like her.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Riley is a top-notch physician who takes time to explain things throughly as well as having one of the best bedside manners and temperament I have ever received from a medical professional.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Scheduling and communication with Dr. Riley's staff is easy and they treat me with respect and consideration.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Riley shows the highest level of concern and care for me. Any and all questions are answered and explained to my satisfaction. I recommend her without reservation.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Good Appt Dr Riley very good communicator and was very helpful !

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr Riley. Is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Doctor was very kind

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

One of The best physicians around!!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Riley was very attentive and supportive . She was very thorough in our examination and her explanation. She seemed to be genuinely concerned for my welfare.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Riley is a professional. She helped me with my problem when other DRs could not help me.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

The first time Dr Riley she helped correct my problem.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

I would recommend the staff & Doctors to anyone. They are the best for my problem

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

I am very happy with *Dr. Riley and her staff. She is friendly, kind, and provides excellent care.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Dr. Riley and her assistants were very solicitous of my health issue, took their time to diagnose my problem and made helpful recommendations. I could not have been more pleased.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Riley is an excellent health care provider.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Great visit and I appreciate the doctor being on time.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Dr Riley and staff very professional and compassionate, as always.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Really like Dr. Rielly very thorough and explained everything. Shes the best.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Dr Riley is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Dr Riley is fantastic. Very caring about my issue and how it impacted me. She was 100% present during our visit and did not try to rush along. I'm very appreciative of being able to see Dr. Riley.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

This was my first visit with Dr. Riley, hopefully my last, ha ha, and she was adorable. She was patient kind courteous and very attentive. She kept me talking through the whole procedure so I was totally distracted and pleasantly surprised when it was over.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

It is always a pleasure to see Dr Riley. She is nice as well as thorough.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Very good doctor with compassion

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr Riley is exactly the type of doctor we all want taking care of us... She is just as amiable as she is proficient, and obviously has a genuine concern for her patients.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Loved both the "trainee" who did the exam (and biopsy) first, and the doctor who repeated the exam.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Riley is professional, personable and very thorough. I have complete confidence in Dr. Riley and know that she is providing the best possible care.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Riley is compassionate and knowledgeable. I'm grateful to have her as a doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Love Dr Riley. Always looks you in the eye when talking. Very caring and professional

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

I am a new patient of Dr. Riley, so I have looked critically at my care with her during my first 2 visits. I really am pleased. She is attentive, pleasant, and takes her time answering all questions and addressing all concerns.

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