Department Dermatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5724
Desk:
216.444.5729
Fax:
216.636.0711

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Center for Pediatric Dermatology
  • Cutaneous Laser Surgery
  • Cutaneous Oncology
  • Mohs Surgery
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Birthmark
  • Hemangiomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Skin Cancer
View all 5 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Biography

About Allison Vidimos, MD

Allison T. Vidimos, RPh, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, and Staff Physician in the Section of Micrographic Surgery (Mohs) and Oncology in the Department of Dermatology, and Professor, CCLCM. She is also the Program Director of the Procedural DermatologyFellowship.

Dr. Vidimos received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy with distinction from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and she received a medical degree with highest distinction from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Dr. Vidimos completed a medical internship and residency in dermatology at Cleveland Clinic, followed by a fellowship in Mohs Surgery. Dr. Vidimos is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Dermatology.

Her special interests include skin cancer, Mohs surgery, and laser surgery.

Dr. Vidimos has been chosen one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 1998. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the Scientific Assembly Committee for the American Academy of Dermatology, and the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Vidimos has lectured extensively and has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and two textbooks.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1992

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Dermatologic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Dermatology
Cleveland, OH USA
1989

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Medical Internship
Cleveland, OH USA
1986

Medical School - Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN USA
1985

Undergraduate - Purdue University
Pharmacy
West Lafayette, IN USA
1981

Professional Highlights

  • American Dermatological Association

Certifications

  • Dermatology

Specialty Interests

Mohs micrographic surgery, cutaneous oncology, laser surgery Cutaneous oncology, laser surgery, mohs micrographic surgery, vascular anomalies

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors
  • Top Doctors
  • American Dermatological Association, 2007
  • Members Making a Difference AAD 2014

Innovations & Patents

  • Laser treatment for argyria

    Memberships

    • American Academy of Dermatology
    • American College of Mohs Surgery
    • Association of Professors in Dermatology
    • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
    • International Skin Cancer Transplant Cooperative
    • Ohio Dermatological Association
    • Cleveland Dermatological Society 
    Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

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    Industry Relationships

    Industry Relationships

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    As of 1/27/2017, Dr. Vidimos 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

    125 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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    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

    8 Patient Comments

    Reviewed on Jul 31, 2017

    Staff and doctor wonderful

    Reviewed on Jun 1, 2017

    Love the doctor and her nursing staff and associates are awesome.

    Reviewed on Apr 24, 2017

    Dr. Vidimos is far and away the finest doctor I have ever engaged. She is professional, concerned, knowledgeable, listens, and has a great sense of humor. She is the reason I drive 800 miles roundtrip to attend an appointment with her. She is definitely the Best of the Best!

    Reviewed on Apr 20, 2017

    Dr Vidimos called me at home to check on me the days of surgery.

    Reviewed on Mar 1, 2017

    I had questions and the doctors were patient and helped me understasnd.

    Reviewed on Dec 5, 2016

    Dr. Vidimos is without a doubt the most professional, informed, patient, and competent medical professional provider I have dealt with over my 77 years. in short . . . . she is the Best by whatever measure a patient applies. I drive 7 1/2 hours (one way) to see her and it is worth every minute/mile I expend to seek her expertise and I have no regrets.Richard D. Sawyer

    Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016

    very good staff.

    Reviewed on Sep 6, 2016

    we were not expecting the post care to be as intense as it was. the importance of it was made very clear

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