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Department Dermatology
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Wayne State University, Department of Dermatology
Dearborn, MI USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, MI USA

Medical Education - Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN USA

Graduate School - Purdue University
Indianapolis, IN USA


  • Dermatology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 10/6/2020, Dr. Ward 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

271 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

I appreciated being seen by 3 people -- nurse, resident, physician. Seems to me that this reduced possibility of something being overlooked.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr. Ward always listens!

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

dr. ward was very personable and professional.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

doctor very professional

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

I enjoyed to be treated by a such kind of physician

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

my experience with Dr. Ward and staff was very satisfactory.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr Ward is a very caring person

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr Ward was excellent in all regards

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

very pleased with dr ward

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Dr. Ward is very personable and explains the options clearly.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Excellent job discussing my options and then an additional very detailed summary/follow up and personal note from the doctor. I was very impressed and appreciative.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Dr. Ward was extremely personable and understanding. She really took the tine to listen to my concerns and address all of my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

minus the initial encounter with the LPN, I wouldn't hesitate to return to Dr. Ward and CCF for any other care I need.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Dr. Ward was so nice, listened to me thoroughly, and provided very clear recommendations.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

dr ward was excellent. took time. not rushed. I felt heard

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

I was not able to schedule my standing 6 month appointment because dr ward does not schedule out that far so I was told I have to call back in 3 months with no reminder. Ccf will likely lose patients with that approach.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Ward was treated me with respect and answered all my concerns .

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Dr. Ward was really nice, and knowledgeable. I appreciate the time she took, she was genuinely concerned, and she listened.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

My care provider is very considerate, thorough and explained everything.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr Ward made the recheck apt. I had nothing to do with it.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Excellent physician. Very thorough!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Ward was very nice.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. Ward was fantastic. Pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient. I wish I could make her my PCP

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr. Ward was easy to talk to and helpful in discussing the concerns I had and advice on what to do!

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

will never schedule with dr ward again,felt like I was wasting her time

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr listened and gave good advise.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

dr ward was professional, kind and kept me informed of each part of her exam

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr Ward is an excellent dermatologist. I would highly recommend her without any reservation.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Fantastic doctor fantastic staff

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Ward is very considerate and compassionate and thorough

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

the video call did not work . so I don't recommend that. but I'm person with with dr ward was great I will recommend friends and family to her.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

*Dr. Ward is a pleasure to see.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr Ward is kind, professional, and very helpful.

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Doctor was very helpful and thorough.

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

The appointment went smoothly, the Doctor was friendly and I felt comfortable speaking with her as this was my first time meeting Dr. Ward.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. word was fantastic! Appeared to be extremely knowledgeable. Was friendly and very kind to me. I will definitely schedule her again

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

love Dr. ward! she has helped me with my skin a lot and is so kind and sweet

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

used MyChart to email Dr. ward. someone from her office got back to me within the hour. Dr. ward contacted me early the next day.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Dr. Ward is both pleasant and professional. I felt that during my phone appointment, I was the most important person she was treating that day.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

had a good experience, like the way dr.ward did the procedure

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

enjoyed meeting Dr.Ward she was very thorough.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Ward was very thorough and explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Always Excellent and Professional Staff and Physician!!!

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Really enjoy seeing Dr. Ward!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr Ward and her team are the best. They listen to me and educated me when I have questions or I don't understand.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Ward has superb bedside manner. She is also very professional. I felt very comfortable seeing her. Also, her medical assistant was excellent as well.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The physician explained my medical condition and my options. She assisted me in making my decision to have another procedure done to solve another problem I have.

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