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


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL USA

Medical Education - University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL USA

Undergraduate - University of Miami
Miami, FL USA


  • Dermatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/3/2020, Dr. Unwala 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

230 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

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr Unwala was very knowledgeable and helped me better understand what I need to do going forward

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Dr Unwala was one of the kindest Physicians I have ever met. It was so refreshing to be seen as a person! She was very thorough patient and extremely caring!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

I appreciate the fact that Dr. Unwala always reviews my chart and past appointment to get herself up to speed before starting the visit.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Unwala was amazing and respectful.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Dr. Unwala is an awesome Dermatologist!! She clearly explained my condition and reassured me that it wasn't serious

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Dr. Unwala is extremely professional and caring. As a physician, I can be very critical of other medical professionals. Dr. Unwala represents the best of her profession

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

This doctor was wonderful!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Dr.Unwala is a fantastic doctor and better person.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

The Doctors were great they were very concerned regarding my issues. they listened to what I had to say and offered suggestions. They were truly wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

I come to the clinic cause I know I will get the best dr. I see *Dr. Cho for my heart and my skin dr. is great. *Dr. R. Unwala, she cleaned a problem I have had for years which other dr.'s did help.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr Unwala was wonderful! I never had such a good visit and have a lot of confidence in her care. she had a report out in very fast speed.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

the nurse that called before my visit was wonderful! she aleeved my fear of something technical going wrong. Dr Unwala was the best.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr Unwala is very nice and very knowledgeable. I am very lucky to have her as my dermatologist

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Dr. Unwala and Resident Dr. MM are amazingly knowledgeable, compassionate and caring. I have already recommended them to a friend.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Dr.Unwala.Very Nice, Professional and Caring Doctor.Explains Conditions and Treatments in way patients can understand.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr. Unwala showed great compassion for my long-term (>10-years) life debilitating unknown skin condition. She asked questions, she listened to what I had to say, and gave good advice and recommendations. Dr. Unwala's demeanor showed great concern for my medical issues, my physical and mental health. Emotionally, I felt better after speaking with her because she gave me hope in finding healing. She gave me hope in the thought in having a good quality life by moving forward in my life in a positive way with the help of the Cleveland Clinic team. Thank you Dr. Unwala.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr. Unwala is superb. I was very nervous and she put me at ease as much as possible. She listened to me and she explained many aspects of what she thinks of my issues and what she's considering as potential treatment.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

first class, compassionate, physician. worked with a resident and the pair inspired confidence. couldn't ask for better.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

I had a negative experience previously in dermatology. Dr. Unwala has restored my confidence in the Dermatology Dept. She is considerate informative and competent.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

her nurses and staff are excellent. they call in advance if something is wrong or needs to be changed with the appointment. Dr Unwala is excellent in response and explanation of treatment

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Unwala has been the only Doctor along my 11 year span of battling Lupus that has truly cared and worked diligently to help me and my condition. I could not say the amount of respect and appreciation I have for her. Hopefully she gets some well deserved recognition. Thank you.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Unwala has diagnosed a skin issue that I have been dealing with for a very long time. Her persistence and listening to my symptoms lead to the diagnosis and I am very grateful.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr. Unwala is a fantastic care provider. She provides exceptional diagnosis and fights for the patient to get to the root of the problem not just treating the superficial symptoms.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr Rashmi is very communicative and excellent service provider. She has addressed my all questions and done treatment very well.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. Unwala was truly wonderful and took her time to properly address my concerns. I would recommend her to anyone. I work at Nationwide Children's as a Quality Assurance Manager and the person who scheduled my visitwas very rude, eventually once I became moreassertive she came around, however someone should listen to how the call initially started and provide feedback.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I had a great experience with Dr Unwala and her staff

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

dr. unwala was unreal. I know you think I'm exaggerating but I've suffered for 8 years & never found the comfort in speaking with my doctor. she was very experienced with HS & I left trusting her plan for me. I have to get my medicine, as a matter of fact. yikes

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

I wasn't able to get in with Dr. that had previously been following me but I was Happy with the new Dr.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Resident MD MM was thorough, professional and kind; wonderful. Dr. R Unwala was amazing. Compassionate, empathetic, a good listener, allowed me to speak & show photos of my health trajectory, was upbeat, comforting and offered help with my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

I have admired the well-respected CC as my father was diagnosed & treated there 4 decades ago; his life extended because of it. Even when a friend suggested concern over not seeing an MD, I felt After one year of seeing local doctors & suffering, I am thrilled that it was easier than I thought to schedule an appointment & be seen there by such an amazing physician as Dr. R Unwala. She has given me hope.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Dr. Umwala is very caring and supportive. She knows that I have multiple issues that make treating my psoriasis more difficult and makes every effort to get the best results for me.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Doctor was very knowledgeable about my problem.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

I had no difficulty in getting the appointment with Doctor Unwala. I did not have any significant wait once I arrived at the Clinic and received a mask for protection from the Corona virus. Dr. Unwala was very efficient in her scan of my skin, and asked pertinent questions about any problems I might have had in the past. Based upon the examination of my skin and my answers to her questions, she concluded that the were no serious problems with my skin.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I've been seeing dermatologists with the Cleveland clinic for 10 years and Dr. Unwala is definitely my favorite

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

it was pretty easy considering i didnt know what i was doing, only because Dr Unwala guided me.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

I very much like Dr Unwala!!! She has patience and i have anxiety. She is thorough, she listens, and explains everything. I dont feel as if i am rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Unwala went above and beyond in all categories! thank you.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Unwala and team are phenomenal!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

I am absolutely thrilled with the care that I received from Dr Unwala. She was attentive, thorough, caring. I feel secure and safe in her care even though I live in Pittsburgh and she is in Cleveland. Her nurse Christen was wonderful.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

excellent visit. everyone was kind and thoughtful. the doctor was very helpful. I would recommend her to friends and family. defiantly worth the drive. I can't thank her enough

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

*Dr. Unwala is by far the most considerate caring and knowledgeable physician I have ever had. She was able to diagnose and treat a condition I dealt with for several months with no relief or accurate diagnosis.

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