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

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Buffalo Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Buffalo, NY USA

Medical Education - University at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY USA

Undergraduate - Brandeis University
Waltham, MA USA


  • Dermatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/26/2018, Dr. Arbesman 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

189 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Arbesman is very thorough, personable and conscientious. I would highly recommend him for his outstanding patient care.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Arbesman is always polite and gentle, completing a very thorough exam.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

I cannot express how great the exam was and how thorough the doctor was. Will recommend.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

Dr. Arbesman is the ideal example of compassionate care. He is truly and excellent listener, explains his thinking and makes sure all of your concerns are addressed.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

dr arbesman is kind and thorough. he has a wonderful manner and I trust him.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

The Dr has a very good bedside manor.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

This doctor is the most thorough I've experienced...ever. He takes time to ensure my areas of question are covered as well as those he discovers. He is a perfect listener. He is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Dr. Arbesman is a very compassionate physician and takes the time to answer all questions. He is very respectful and has made my new diagnosis less stressful. We will be part of my team to monitor my skin for a long time.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

The doctor was very nice. I will come back to see him again when needed.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

The most thorough exam I have ever received from a physician!

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

excellent Dr. he is very knowledgeable he made me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

excelente Dr. very knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr. Arbesman is fantastic! I saw him with his previous employer and he is worth making the switch. He is thorough, patient, and always takes the time to address any questions or concerns I have.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr Arbesman is very kind and thorough. I trust him

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

I trust Dr Arbesman and like his kind and thorough approach

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Arbesman was very informative and made me feel very comfortable. He provided a lot of information and follow-up care and consideration.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Wait time was standard for doctor appointment. I didn't mind waiting extra.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

very professional doctor who took time to discuss my concerns and questions

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Dr. Arbesman was incredibly responsive and accessible to me by phone while I was out of town.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Dr. Arbesman provides one of the most thorough dermatological exams and always connects the current exam with previous exams. I consider this extremely important since I am a stage 4 melanoma survivor whose melanoma started on the skin.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

I would very highly recommend this provider. I had the best care provided to me in a potentially worrisome situation. he was both kind and professional and called with test results as soon as they were available. great experience overall.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

dr was very thorough was the first I have had that made me feel he wants to monitor for changes. made me feel comfortable and informed me of everything during the appointment .

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

Dr Arbesman was superbly professional and respectful.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019

Dr. Arbesman was fantastic. He was thorough and explained everything he was doing. He also answered all of my questions and explained things very clearly.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

Dr. Arbesman is a wonderful, caring dermatologist. He is very patient and always made sure my questions were answered.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

I love Dr. Arbesman. He is very patient oriented. Never seems rushed. Spends time. Explains. True gem

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

Dr. Arbesman is the best Doctor we have ever had the pleasure of seeing. I am so glad he is taking care of my son.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2018

Dr. J Arbesman was very friendly and helpful.This was a routine exam. DR. Arbesman listened to my concerns and addressed an issue i was having. I felt relaxed and comfortable talking about my concerns with Dr.Abesman.

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