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Title Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
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
  • 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 12/12/2022, 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

161 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

I really appreciate Dr. Lopez. She is thorough and a great listener.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

I specifically request Dr. Lopez for a reason. She also takes the time to discuss treatment options thoroughly.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr. Lopez is an artist and a consummate professional.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Dr. Lopez is a highly skilled and compassionate physician! It is an honor to be her patient.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Lopez, is a wonderful doctor, so informative and very concerned for my needs.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Outstanding team. Everything went well. The only problem is Dr Lopez is a fine surgeon, very busy, but and the one we are very fond of.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Lopez is outstanding.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Dr. Lopez comes highly recommended. I see her for laser therapy treatment on my warts, which are exacerbated by my Crohn's Disease and being immunocompromised. When I first started treatment, the warts were numerous and large. Dr. Lopez has successfully treated the condition and reduced the warts to a few very small ones. Dr. Lopez is always courteous and thorough in explaining what will take place and providing answers to any questions and concerns.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

I trust Dr Lopez and her advice.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr Poblete-Lopez is a very highly skilled surgeon who listens to her patients' concerns and discusses the options for treatment in a manner that makes you feel more in control of your situation. She is both knowledgeable and compassionate, a somewhat rare quality these days

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Love this doctor & drive 3 hours to see her

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Doctor was very accommodating and completed the process perfectly

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

One of the best Doctor's that I have visited at the Clinic. Extremely professional and efficient

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

My experience overall was excellent. Dr Lopez, the resident and the nurses were exceptional

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Doctors and nurses fantastic

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Doctors you have are great. Not enough and accessibility is poor

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr Poblete-Lopez is thorough, thoughtful & caring.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Liked the MA very personable and Dr Lopez very professional.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Very pleased with this department and Dr Lopez!!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr.Poblete Lopez is definitely a doctor who engages and goes above and beyond to examine and listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Both the fellow and doctor were extremely professional.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Lopez is talented, skilled, nice personality

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr Lopez is always caring and explains her recommendations thoroughly. My husband and I appreciate her willingness to work is in the schedule as needed for new growths that concern us. She and her staff are wonderful!!!

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