The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus provides medical and surgical eye care for children as well as strabismus management for both children and adults.

Our ophthalmologists are located in the Cole Eye Institute, one of the few dedicated, comprehensive eye institutes in the world. The ophthalmology program at Cole Eye is ranked No. 1 in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report.

We see children and adolescent patients in the Cole Eye building on Cleveland Clinic's main campus, which incorporates a separate waiting area for children with games and an aquarium to keep them occupied. We also see patients in Beachwood and Strongsville.

Our pediatric ophthalmologists are members of Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute. Other physicians at Cole assist in diagnosing and treating the entire spectrum of eye diseases from routine to complex problems.

  • The Cole Eye Institute is one of the few dedicated, comprehensive eye institutes in the world and has a reputation for innovation and superior outcomes, demonstrating our commitment to putting pediatric ophthalmology patients first.
  • The Institute is ranked in the Top 10 for Ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report, and is the No. 1 program in Ohio.
  • Our research team is dedicated to understanding genetic-based eye diseases in hopes of finding tomorrow's cures. Should other pediatric specialists be needed, access to our renowned hospital physicians is immediate.
  • Our physicians have expertise in treating strabismus in children and adults, including complex cases  involving reoperation and diplopia (double vision) from thyroid eye disease.
What We Treat

What We Treat

The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology treats patients with the following conditions:

Staff Appointments