Department Dermatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cutaneous Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • General Dermatology
  • Laser Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
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About Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD

Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD, is the Residency Program Director in the Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic. She completed her medical education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed a residency in dermatology from the Skin & Cancer Foundation in the Philippines, as well as Cleveland Clinic. She completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at Cleveland Clinic. Dr Poblete-Lopez also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology as well as vice-chair for the Department of Dermatology.

She has specialty interests in the management of skin cancers, cosmetic dermatology and residency and fellowship education.  

Dr. Poblete-Lopez is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Dermatologic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Skin & Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Makati City,

Internship - Saint Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center
General Surgery
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Dermatology

Specialty Interests

Cosmetic Dermatology, cutaneous oncology, dermatologic surgery, laser surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/13/2019, Dr. Poblete-Lopez 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Excellent care. Dr. Lopez quickly assessed the care I needed and performed the minor surgery.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Lopez is professional, friendly and is the best in her field! I wouldn't see anyone else.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

dr Lopez is the best

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr. Lopez was excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr Problete-Lopez called me personally to check on me. she was warm & friendly. I will return to her if the need arises

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Very much appreciate Doctor following up on treatment of skin lesion. she contacted me to schedule the necessary follow up appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Doctor Lopez took time to explain

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

All was fine. just wish Dr. Lopez was at the main location for ease for me to see her. We live in Erie, PA and it is easier to go to Main Campus than to the Avon location.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

always the best of care with DR Lopez

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Lopez was fantastic. All aspects of my experience was positive and the end result was well beyond my expectations. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

I absolutely loved Dr. Lopez. Her knowledge and skill were exceptional. I cannot imagine having anyone else perform my outpatient procedure. In addition to this her kindness, compassion, and understanding were a great comfort to me. I was especially appreciative of her sense of humor during what was a scary situation for me. It really did so much to calm me and get through the procedure.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Lopez has been following me for several years. She is very respectful, courteous, thorough, reassuring and despite being very busy, always makes sure to spend more than adequate time with me to answer all my questions. She is one of the best physicians and a role model for others to follow.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr Lopez scheduled my appointment on very short notice. I had been scheduled for MOHS surgery in Florida and it got postponed due to the virus. I contacted Dr Lopez on My Chart and really appreciate the swift action taken by her to take care of my problem.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

I appreciate being able to see Dr. Lopez and receive the needed treatment in a most timely manner, especially considering the current Covid-19 status.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Valente, my breast surgeon, was extremely helpful with connecting me with Dr. Lopez. I'm most grateful for that help.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

The Dr. was caring and explained the procedure step by step. She told me what to expect and helped put my fears at rest.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Dr. Lopez was very professional. She did an excellent job of informing me of what was going on and why. Service and treatment was great.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Lopez is an excellent, caring physician and we ill be back to receive treatment from her again.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Dr Lopez is excellent. Very nice and friendly, offers suggestions and explains everything. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr. Lopez is wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

dr Lopez, dr Brady, and nurse Julie were fantastic. very caring and professional.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr. Lopez is a highly knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional physician. It is an honor and a privilege to be her patient.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

I was treated with respect from Dr. Lopez and her staff, although I was very nervous they were able to keep me calm.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr Lopez is an exceptional doctor. We drive over an hour to see her every year and it is worth every minute and more! She is professional, caring and competent. My husband and I believe she is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Although I did not spend any time w/Dr Lopez, the RN and Resident, Dr Charlotte Lassena were very knowledgeable and helpful regarding my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Lopez is a wonderful doctor and surgeon. I came in with anxiety with my procedure and she made me feel calm and confident in which she was doing at that time. explained thoroughly what she had done and what to expect in the healing process. This was my second visit for a different biopsy and I feel totally confident whatever the outcome maybe she Will perform the best procedure for me. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

dr lopez is a great surgeon and has great patient - communication skills!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

was treated very well and very well taken care of dr. Lopez Christine is an excellent job updating me and and taking care of me very well definitely will come back again when I need it

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr. Lopez and her staff were excellent and I will probably be coming back to her.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Lopez was so wonderful. She took the time to explain my procedure and what to expect. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

doctor was wonderful

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

The doctor and nurses all explained everything and answered all my questions

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