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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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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 12/16/2021, 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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* 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

236 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 4.8

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Long delay in getting care beyond primary physician is frustrating

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Doctor was great as always. They were clear and concise answering my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

The entire team Dr. Lopez has is outstanding

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Great doctor with wonderful medical skills

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Dr Lopez is a very good Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr Lopez was absolutely wonderful. She took the time to do a full body check when that was not the main reason I came.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

After cell removal, decisions were made by staff to perform additional surgery to close and repair the wound without fully explaining the options to me. Dr. Lopez corrected the situation, explained the options, and allowed me to forego the planned additional surgery. She noted that should I change my mind after the wound heals, that there would NOT be an insurance issue.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Very good doctor/surgeon. Did an excellent job with my surgery. Have had great results with the doctor in the past and will continue to see Dr. Lopez if needed in the future.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

It is a welcome and rare gift to experience confidence and trust in a doctor grow with each appointment and surgery! I am deeply grateful for Dr. Poblete Lopez.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Dr Lopez is the most compassionate and professional physician I have ever had the pleasure of working with on my medical issues. The Cleveland Clinic should be proud to have her on the their staff.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

After presenting possible options for treatment to me, my doctor was going to present my case to her monthly board meeting to get input from the various specialists pertaining to my skin cancer.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr Lopez and the entire Derm staff are outstanding!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Amazing doctor, awesome bedside manner. totally trusted her.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

I have the utmost respect and confidence in Dr. Poblete Lopez. She performed a difficult Mohs surgery on my temple a year ago and has since done follow ups and biopsies. I have referred two there people to her.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Dr. Lopez is a very professional and thorough physician who clearly explains everything to the patient in a manner that they will understand.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Recommended Dr Lopez to a friend, who then went to her & was very satisfied.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Everything regarding my making an appointment with Dr. Christine Poblete-Lopez was perfect.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Christine Poblete-Lopez was very thorough during her follow-up appointment with me. She kept me well informed.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Lopez was in direct contact with me prior to visit explaining what I should be doing to treat my condition. Thank you Dr. Lopez for this!

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Thank you to Dr. Lopez and nurse assistant!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Christine Poblete-Lopez MD was my physician for this procedure. I could not be more pleased with the surgery, the results or her follow-up. Everything was exemplary from the start through the final telehealth visit.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

My experience was exceptional in every way! I was 100% satisfied and would readily recommend someone for the same procedure, physician and the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Lopez is caring well doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr Lopez was in the room and watched the Fellow make the incision. otherwise the Fellow did my surgery. I would have appreciated Dr Lopez to look at my incision before I was bandaged up. The Fellow was very nice and kind but still wish Dr Lopez would have seen it. The RN was excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr Lopez is a wonderful, kind, caring Dr.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

great doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Lopez came in washed her first before examining my skin then proceeded she listen to me I felt good leaving my appointment she answered all my questions. very caring and professional.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr Lopez and the resident physician were especially knowledgeable and helpful. Both are exceptional!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Although an experience I'd rather not have had to experience, Dr. Lopez and her " crew" made this experience as pleasant as possible!

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Dr. Lopez Team provided me excellent service. The follow-up call by Dr. Lopez was timely and much appreciated

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

I truly enjoyed my video visit with Dr. Lopez! It was easy to download the pictures she requested.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Lopez is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Dr. Lopez is a tremendous doctor. I am fortunate to be one of her patients.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr. Lopez has previously done other mohs surgeries on me. as always, she was very thoughtful, thorough and made sure to respond to any questions for me. Also on this occasion she had a Fellow with her. I have been impressed by how she engages Fellows and medical students when they have been working under her leadership.

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