About Dr. Crute

“I am thrilled to be able to continue to practice dermatology in Northeast Ohio. Being born here, I am proud to call Cleveland home, and enjoy helping my local friends and neighbors.”


Dr. Meghan Crute, MD, FAAD

Dr. Meghan Crute, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Northeast Ohio for over 9 years. She is the owner and founder of Spectrum Dermatology, LLC, the first direct-care dermatology practice in the Cleveland area and the surrounding suburbs. She has a deep passion for providing exceptional skin care in a way that intimately involves each patient in the decision-making process.  She treats each patient with the respect and attention that she would provide to members of her own family. Her excellent patient care and interpersonal skills were recognized with membership in the Gold Humanism Honor Society in medical school and the receipt of the Mutasim Humanitarian award as a dermatology resident.

After graduating summa cum laude from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Dr. Crute completed her 8-year Dual Admissions program by attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as well as the Gold Humanism Honor Society and graduated within the top tenth of her class. She subsequently completed an ACGME-accredited internship in internal medicine at University Hospital Cincinnati and went on to complete her dermatology residency at the same institution.

During her career, Dr. Crute presented at local and national meetings including topics such as pediatric dermatologic conditions, genetic disorders and dermatology, unique skin cancer manifestations, and even dermatologic manifestations of bites and stings. She is published in Pediatric Dermatology.

Dr. Crute is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD). She is also a member of the Ohio Dermatological Association (ODA).

Her interests include the full spectrum of general adult as well as pediatric dermatologic conditions. Dr. Crute remains active in her education and continues to further her knowledge with the most up-to-date dermatology diagnoses, evaluation techniques, and treatment plans.

Dr. Crute grew up in Lakewood, Ohio, and is thrilled to be able to continue to practice dermatology in Northeast Ohio. When not caring for her patients, Dr. Crute enjoys outdoor activities and participating in spinning classes. She frequently spends quality time with her family and friends, enjoys cooking and bargain-hunting, and considers herself as an amateur interior decorator who tries her hand on personal household projects.


Dr. Meghan Crute, MD has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. During her years of practice, she has had many happy customers, see what they have said.


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Spectrum Dermatology Testimonials

  • "She was very friendly and explained everything she would be doing. She was very patient and answered all of my questions. Great experience."

    M. G. – Feb 25, 2020
  • "Very personable physician that provided detailed and thorough explanations to my concerns. I felt heard and was satisfied by the service provided."

    K. W. – Feb 05, 2020
  • "Dr. Crute is very thorough, kind, and quick. I was in and out and I am very happy with my experience."

    J. G. – Feb 03, 2020
  • "Dr. Crute is attentive, calm and caring. She considers all aspects of your health when recommending and prescribing a course of treatment. Highly recommend."

    M. B. - Dec 23, 2020
  • "Dr. Meghan Crute is phenomenal. She is extremely knowledgeable and has perfect bedside manner. She is genuinely caring and always listens to my skincare concerns patiently. She is on top of medical advances in dermatology and is highly respected specialist among her colleagues. Everyone in her office is very friendly and respectful. I love going to her office because it has such a warm and welcoming atmosphere. As a grateful patient of Dr. Crute, I wholeheartedly recommend her to other patients."

    T. G. - November 2022
  • "I have been to 8 dermatologist over the last 25 years and Dr. Crute is the best one I have visited. I followed her from Westlake to Medina and now to Rocky River. Unlike others, she has looks find the problem and then will remediate it in the least invasive manor possible -- unlike others who start by cutting first. My family now goes to see her and are delighted with her compassionate approach to HEALING."

    S. P. - November 2022
  • "Great first experience with Dr. Crute! She was knowledge, thorough, kind, and was able to address both of my issues. Looking forward to continuing with this doctor's office for my annual checkups - everything is electronic/streamlined and quick. Thanks, Dr. Crute!"

    A. S. - June 2022
  • "Dr. Crute is the dermatologist everyone needs! She spends plenty of time with you, is incredibly knowledgeable, and has helped my skin feel better than it has in years. I also love the style of her practice. I feel like I'm taking my care into my own hands, and never have to wait for appointments or insurance. Can't say enough good things!"

    Marie - December 2021
  • "This was by far the best experience I've ever had at any medical practice. From the reception desk to the examination room, Spectrum Dermatology embodies what true patient care is all about. Dr. Meghan Crute's bedside manner is top notch, which is what truly sets a great physician apart from the rest. She was kind, empathetic, knowledgeable - with a remarkable clinical acumen. No hype, just the truth! Spectrum Dermatology is my new home for dermatological care. Thank you, Dr. Crute!"

    A. L. - 2021

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