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Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Cancer Center
  • Juvederm
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Restylane
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lesions
  • Lipoma
  • Moles
  • Nevus
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
View all 8 Specialties +


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About Risal Djohan, MD

Risal Djohan, MD, is a plastic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic. He received his medical training at Finch University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, and went on to complete a residency in General Surgery through Catholic Health Partners, Columbus Hospital. He also completed fellowships in plastic surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals and an aesthetic surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Djohan’s special interests include facial cosmetic and plastic surgery, including face lifts (rhytidectomy) and cosmetic nose surgery (rhinoplasty), as well as Botox® and injectable fillers. Additionally, his interests include breast surgery, liposuction and tummy tucks (abdominoplasty).

He has been board-certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. His many clinical interests include microvascular surgery and reconstruction of the breast.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Aesthetic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Plastic Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Plastic Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Residency - Catholic Health Partners-Columbus Hospital
General Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Internship - Catholic Health Partners-Columbus Hospital
General Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Finch University of Health Sciences-Chicago Medical School
Chicago, IL USA


  • Plastic Surgery

Specialty Interests

aesthetic surgery, breast surgery, Microvascular Surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 11/30/2019, Dr. Djohan has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Djohan receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • KCI

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

138 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
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr Djohan continues to provide excellent care for his patients. Not only is he a gifted surgeon, but his compassion for his patients is refreshing and evident at every appointment!

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

I think the world of Dr. Djohan and his expertise. He is the reason I've driven many times for appointments and surgeries from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Cleveland. It's an 800 mile round trip.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Djohan and Rachel his assistant are amazing!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

DR.Johan was wonderful as usual going over our next course of action before the actual procedure very happy with DR Johan and couldn't have chosen a better DR or hospital for my medical treatment

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

dr Djohan is not only a superior professional but his attitude is extraordinary

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Rachel Mangan, PA-C and Dr. Djohan make an excellent team together. Both are. very kind, courteous, helpful, and super educated!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

*Dr. R. Djohan is fabulous. He is brilliant in his field yet he found the time to address the emotional aspect of the patient (me). He's one in a million!!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

the doctor was extremely kind and professional. he made a point of mentioning information we discussed at our last appointment (I just moved from out of state, etc. ). the appointment felt very rushed. I was seen immediately but my appt said it was for 30 minutes but I didn't even spend 5 minutes with the doctor

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Djohn to several of my friends and family

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

I appreciate that Dr. Djohan contacted me personally.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Djohan is the best doctor one could ask for. Patient, kind and attentive.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Djohan is a very kind, thoughtful and caring physician. I admire his skills and abilities ... no question is avoided and all questions are answered thoughtfully.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Dr. Djohan is professional. I already referred him to my friend.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. Djohn is an excellent DR that explained everything to me I appreciated his expertise

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

My Dr. DJohan is wonderful he explains everything well he listens to meHe is a great surgeon

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

My provider is the best

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

I was late to my appointment and Dr Djohan still accommodated me. It was greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Djohan has provided me "world-class care" for more than 10 years. He is kind, considerate, compassionate, and very thoroughly explains surgical options, and shares the most up-to-date clinical research with his patients. He is a Blessing to his patients.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Djohan and the entire Cleveland Clinic system to many women in need of Plastic Surgery, Mastectomy & Breast Reconstruction information, or those seeking a second opinion

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