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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

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adult Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Arm Lift
  • Arm Reconstruction
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring
  • Body Lift
  • Body Sculpting
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection for Dystonia
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Reduction
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cosmetic Botox Injections
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Abdomen
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Body
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
  • Cosmetics
  • Diep Flaps
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Face Transplant
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Fractures
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Labioplasty
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Lipoplasty
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgical and Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Neck Lift
  • Non-invasive Rejuvenation
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Post-Masectomy Sensory Restoration
  • Radiesse
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Face
  • Restylane
  • Sculptra
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Skin Care and Aging
  • Skin Care and Cosmetics
  • Skin Care Treatments
  • Skin Grafting
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 69 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging
  • Aging Body
  • Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Facial Trauma
  • Flaps
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lesions
  • Lipoma
  • Lymphedema
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Nevus
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Lesions
  • Skin Tags
  • Small Breast Size
  • Ventral Hernia
View all 24 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:

  • KCI
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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

133 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr DJohn is a super human. So nice, easy to talk with. All CCF staff should be like him. The best!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr DJohn is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Djohan is one of my favorite Dr's ! He always enters the Exam room with a smile on his face and a friendly greeting. He is always attentive to my concerns and I can tell he genuinely cares about me as his patient. As my surgery date nears I know I will be in the best care with him as my Dr.Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have such a gifted,and caring Dr, as Dr Djohan.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Dr Djohan is the most caring and always pleasant. Whenever I had questions he listens patiently and answered all my questions. He is an excellent and superior physician. Dr Djohan and Rachael Mangan is a great team and provide great care.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr. Djohan's office has always be very pleasant to work with

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Djohan is the most caring and skilled doctor I've ever had the pleasure of working with. His knowledge is vast, current and he maintains an attitude that lets me know I'm more than just a medical case. He understands there is a person behind the medical issues.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

excellent appointment with Dr. Djohan ... thank you

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Djohan to another young lady that may need his services in the future.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I love how personable the doctor was and took the time to listen. Very friendly and I appreciate his thorough explanations.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2021

*Dr. Diohan & his team were thorough, caring and provided amazing care.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr Djohan and Rachel are outstanding providers. They are quick to answer any questions that I have and are very patient with me. They reassure me constantly that they will take care of me. I couldn't ask for better providers.

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

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