Risal Djohan, MD

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Plastic Surgery

9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195

Risal Djohan, MD

Risal Djohan, MD is a plastic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Board certified in plastic surgery, he has a special interest in microvascular surgery and breast reconstruction for women who have had a mastectomy to treat breast cancer. Dr. Djohan offers ReSensationSM, a new technique to potentially restore sensation in reconstructed breasts, for women undergoing autologous (free flap) breast reconstruction using their natural tissue.

It’s important for women to know that ReSensation is available and may provide an option to help change your life.

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Dr. Djohan received his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences (formerly Chicago Medical School), and completed a residency in general surgery through Catholic Health Partners, Columbus Hospital. He also completed fellowships in burn surgery, plastic surgery and microsurgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and an aesthetic surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

Breast surgery expertise

At the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Djohan has served as section head of breast surgery for the department of plastic surgery with an emphasis on breast reconstruction for patients with breast cancer. He is also a member of the Cleveland Clinic Face Transplant Program and was a member of the team that performed the first face transplant in the United States. In education, he served as the program director for microsurgery fellowship training and past program director for plastic surgery residency training program.

Dr. Djohan’s other interests include facial cosmetic, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty and liposuction. He has an MBA from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western University in Cleveland, and served as co-director for quality improvement. Currently, he serves as vice chairman for the department of plastic surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

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