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
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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

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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 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

148 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

27 Patient Comments

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

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I was very happy that Dr. Djohan was able to fit me into his schedule.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Djohan was very friendly and cautious. He clearly explained my treatment options and probable outcomes.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Dr. Djohan is an amazing physician. Throughout my entire experience Dr. Djohan was respectful and professional. I was really nervous and scared with every surgery, I often had many questions. He was wonderful at reassuring me that everything would be okay. He always listened to my concerns and then we discussed them thoroughly. He also has a great sense of humor, but is always professional. Truly my favorite doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Djohan is very courteous , caring and very professional.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

always recommend my doctors from Cleveland clinic to people

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

My doctor is energetic, confident and pleasant. Before leaving the office he personally made contact with people that would be a part of his team and my care. I felt comfortable with leaving my health issues in his hands.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

very happy with entire appt. doctor addressed every aspect, including expectations & mental health.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Djohan is perhaps the best doctor I have come across in the entire CC. He is a shining example of what a physician should strive for in his genuine concern for his patients. He is truly a beautiful human being.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Djohan is a very intelligent, understanding, professional and funny man who makes a patient feel good even when they're in pain. He proves laughter is the Best medicine there is! I thank my Heavenly Father God for him and his assistants and leading me to Cleveland Clinic for my treatments of Breast Cancer. It truly was/is a Blessing! Keep up the excellent choosing of staff, doctors and nurses! Everyone does a Wonderful job! I haven't ran into a sour ball yet! Thank you so much.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Everyone was very friendly very helpful. dr. in assistant answered all questions.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I am extremely happy with the results of Dr. Djohan's surgery. He is a wonderful surgeon as well as a caring physician. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs surgery. He's the best!

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

*Dr. Djohan and team were amazing!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

I work usually with Dr. D's assistant and scheduler directly and they are incredible. The whole team is amazing there, the fellows/residents and especially Dr. Djohan.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

I have been a patient of Dr. Djohan for approximately 4 1/2 years and ADORE him!! BEST plastic surgeon hands down!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Djohan is an amazing plastic surgeon to see going through treatment of breast cancer!

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