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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
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Reduction
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cosmetic Botox Injections
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Abdomen
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
  • Cosmetics
  • Diep Flaps
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Eyelid Lifts
  • Face Transplant
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injections
  • Injectables and Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Labiaplasty
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Lipoplasty
  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Neck Lift
  • Noninvasive Rejuvenation
  • Oncoplastic Surgery for Breast Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Post-Mastectomy Sensory Restoration
  • Radiesse
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane
  • Sculptra
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Grafting
  • Surgery for Diseases of the Breast
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 64 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Body
  • Breast Cancer
  • Excess Skin after Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Facial Fractures
  • Facial Trauma
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lipoma
  • Lymphedema
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Nevus
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Lesions
  • Skin Tags
  • Small Breast Size
  • Ventral Hernia
View all 20 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 9/14/2023, 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 (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • 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

157 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr Djohan and staff were always very respectful and kind! Great group of folks to have for medical situations.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

He's a good surgeon. Very busy.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Wonderful doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr.Risal Djohan is a wonderful physician in every aspect. I have referred several patients to him. He is a perfectionist and shows concern. I feel like I am the only patient he has on the schedule that day as he takes the time to make sure we discuss my needs and concerns! I have been seeing Dr.Risal Djohan for several years! 5Stars!!!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

I can't stress enough how wonderful Dr. Risal Djohan is!!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr was very fun while educating me, made the while experience remarkable I have referred friends and family to him and his staff

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

Dr. Djohan is the best. He listened to my concerns, answered my questions and took care of all the issues I was having. He is so friendly and knowledgeable. I drive almost 3 hours to keep seeing him as my care provider.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr. Djohan is incredibly kind & caring. Made me feel utterly comfortable.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

WE are very happy with the doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Djohan's staff are wonderful. Anytime I send a My Chart message I receive and answer quickly.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

My only complaint is Dr. Djohan does not check to see if I have questions and leaved the exam room before I can ask. I have had to have the PA flag him down to get my questions answered

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Djohan really came through. His work makes me feel 'normal' again. Great outcome, kind and professional.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

My recent experiences in the Plastic surgery department have exceeded expectations. Obviously, Dr. Djohan is talented.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Superb care by Dr. Djohan and team

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Djohan to everyone!!!!! Cleveland clinic main campus made this a wonderful experience for me, I am truly grateful!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr Djohan is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor, I will refer him to others.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Djohan is amazing! He is professional and the care he provided to me during my cancer journey was second to none.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

A wonderful caring Dr. And very personable !

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Dr Djohan is an amazing doctor and did a beautiful job with my breast reconstruction surgery. Im so happy I chose him.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Dr Djohan exemplifies how a true surgeon should be. He listens to my concerns , discusses the options and carries it out. Thank you for being an amazing Doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr. Djohan is very respectful of my concerns

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

We really liked Dr. Djohan and I'm looking forward to scheduling my surgery with him.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

I have referred several friends to Dr. Risal Djohan. He is excellent as a surgeon, he has wonderful bedside manner, explains everything completely and is very conscious

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Doctor Djohan goes above and beyond!!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

The doctor was awesome! He answered all my questions and was very honest and truthful.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Dr djohan is always awesome

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr. Djohan is amazing! He was very sensitive to my concerns and fully explained the surgery schedule for the following day.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr. Djohan is the best provider I have ever dealt with in a patient role. His care for my successful healing is unmatched. He made an appointment for me outside of his clinic hours, so that I could participate in an important military ceremony. He and his team are amazing!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

The plastic surgery team, Dr. Djohan and his fellows/residents and PA, are AMAZING. They listened, tried to solve nursing issues for me, and were very kind.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr. Djohan + his staff are caring, kind, knowledgeable and great at what they do.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Dr Djohan is very personable, funny and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Dr. Djohan is a kind man. He takes time to discuss concerns and is willing to explore all options to reach the best result. He has literally rebuilt my body after cancer took so much from me. He is talented and skilled in caring for the whole patient.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr. Djohan always provides the time I need during an appointment, answering any and all questions thoroughly. I had several concerns, which he addressed.

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