Department Dermatology
Primary Location Elyria Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General Dermatology
  • Geriatric Dermatology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis - Contact
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Warts
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN USA

Residency - University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Los Angeles, CA USA

Internship - University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Los Angeles, CA USA

Medical School - State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY USA

Undergraduate - Williams College
Williamstown, MA USA


  • Dermatology

Specialty Interests

General dermatology, geriatric dermatology, skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, warts, contact dermatitis, allergic reactions

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/3/2017, Dr. Secrist 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

277 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2017

Dr. Secrist was very through in his examination.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2017

Dr. Secrist and his staff always give clear instructions and always follow up. They really care.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2017

Love Dr. Secrist.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2017

John G. Secrist MD has been my dermatologist for 30 or more years and I only have wonderful things to say about him and his care of me and my daughters.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017

I've been seeing Dr. Siegrest for over six years for melanoma and he he has always been very proffesional and pleasant. the entire office and staff have always treated me well.

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Reviewed on Jun 15, 2017

Dr. Secrist listens and explains with extreme care.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2017

I have seen Dr. Secrist at least every 6 months for over 15 years. I have received excellent care. He and his staff operate like a well oiled friendly machine. They make the experience as pleasant as it can be.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2017

Explained what my problem was, what he did, and followup care.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2017

Dr Secrist is a great doctor. I will be so sad when he retires!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2017

excellent experience.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2017

takes time to listen, explains all options for treatment

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2017

I wish I would have received a write-up of the instructions he gave me during that appointment. I have a hard time remembering things that happen so fast and cover so much.

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