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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Elyria Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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About Corrie Weitzel, OD, MS

Corrie Weitzel, OD, MS is a full-time staff member with the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute. She see patients at the Lorain Family Health Center, Elyria Family Health Center, Lakewood Professional Building, and Richard E Jacobs Health Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in molecular genetics and Spanish at the Ohio State University and Doctorate of Optometry at the Ohio State University as well. Her post-graduate training includes a hospital-based optometric residency in ocular disease and vision rehabilitation at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Weitzel is a member of several professional organization including the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association. She is also a member of the Vision Rehabilitation Section of the American Optometric Association.

Additionally, Dr. Weitzel has volunteered her time to serve on medical mission trips to both Peru and Nicaragua. She is fluent in Spanish. She also helps to train labradors as part of the Guiding Eyes for the Blind program in Cuyahoga County.

Dr. Weitzel has been published and contributed to many abstracts and presentations at various professional meetings.

Her specialty interest include comprehensive eye care for children, adolescents, and adults as well as vision rehabilitation for those who are legally blind or significantly visually impaired.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Ocular Disease
Cleveland, OH

Graduate School - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Masters in Vision Science
Columbus, OH

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, OH

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Specialty Interests

General optometry, low vision and vision rehabilitation

Awards & Honors

  • 2007 Alcon ® 4th year optometry case report scholarship recipient
  • 2007 Student Award for Excellence in Community Service
  • 2006 Prevent Blindness Ohio Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient
  • 2006 Inter-Professional Council Case Competition Runner Up
  • 2006 Contact Lens and Cornea Section Student Research Award Runner Up
  • 2006 Mary A. Daniels Scholarship for Student Campus Leadership
  • 2005 American Academy of Optometry Travel Fellowship
  • 2005 Outstanding Professional Student Award
  • 2005-06  Ohio Optometric Association Scholarship
  • 2005 Walman Optical Eyecare Professional Scholarship Recipient
  • 2004 Short Term Training Grant for the Health Student Professionals, National Eye Institute T35
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/2/2024, Dr. Weitzel 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

435 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

96 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2024

Great visit,,,Dr Weitzel,,,was verrrt professional,,,very academic,,awesome personality,,,took a half/n/hour visit,,developed a great future plan with Dr. Morley,,,fyi,,i have PLAYED N COACHED hs n college football,,,been a HOSPICE VOLUNTEER for 35 years,,,,,Dr. WEITZEL RATED excellent n exemplary,,,,I have encountered many Drs...in my life,,many 'know it all//rude//condescending,,,,Dr,WEITZEL IS HEAVEN SENT

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2024

DR.WEITZEL,,,deserves a raise or commendation..I also told her she should facilitate workshops for MANNERS N ACADEMIA

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2024

GREAT EXPERIENCE,,,,Dr. Weitzel even called me before my visit,,,WOW

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Dr Weitzel makes my appointments a positive experience. She is a caring provider who listens to her patients and although it is obvious she is on a time schedule Dr Weitzel does not make you feel rushed. I always recommend Dr Weitzel.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Although Dr Weitzel books way in advance, seeing her is well worth the wait.

Reviewed on May 28, 2024

Dr Weitzel is the best.

Reviewed on May 21, 2024

Dr. Weitzel always does a great job

Reviewed on May 20, 2024

Dr Weitzel is very good & she explains everything to me

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Dr Weitzel is excellent.

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Since I had not had a eye exam in over 15 years I was a little scared, but Dr W. And staff took all that away and did a very good exam and was professional yet personal.

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

Dr. Wetzel was the Dr on call during my appt time. She had a medical emergency and she was so caring for the medical emergency and also to me for having to wait. I didn't mind as you never know when you will be in that position.

Reviewed on May 7, 2024

I recommend Dr Weitzel all the time, but she is very hard to get an appointment with

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is very caring, compassionate, and thorough. She takes time to explain in an understandable way.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

I have recommended Dr. Weitzel to many others. She is one of the most caring, empathetic, and hard worker physicians I have ever met.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

The doc is a gem.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Wietzel is fantastic.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Weitzel.is very "tuned in" to my needs as patient. She understands the fristrations of the "process of finding solutions. She is surprisingly immediate in her reponse to emails.etc.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Again, Dr..Weitzel is attentive to the detsils of problems with the eye correction and is very reponsive to the patient, explaning things and helping find suitable solutiins thst make sense.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is not only very professional but also extremely personable. She is very knowledgeable and doesn't hesitate to refer you on to the next professional, for continued care, if needed. She has a warm and friendly personality.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr Corrie is very good, answers questions, explains your condition very well.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr Weitzel was recommended to me when my ophthalmologist retired during Covid-19. I had seen her in action when I went with my wife for her appointment. She made me feel comfortable and she is easy to ask questions to and discuss treatment with. I can tell that she is listening to my questions/problem/jokes and she gives answers that are easily understood. She stressed the importance of my immediate attention for care if certain things in my vision change 24/7. I will continue seeing her as long as she'll have me.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

I have recommended Dr Weitzle to a couple of family members and friends.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr Weitzel is the very best.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is very caring, courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

My husband and I love Dr. Weitzel. She is caring and answers all your questions and she is compassionate

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

Dr Weitzel is the best. Cleveland clinic is lucky to have her.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

A great experience with a very qualified doctor. I am well taken care of.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Dr. Weitzel has the most pleasing personailty. She is kind, compassionate, and listens. It is a pleasant experience having her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

I have never had a bad experience since I have been a patient of Dr. Weitzel's.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Wetzel truly cares for her patients. She has standards of care that far exceed the majority of doctors

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Wietzel is just super !

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful, she is so caring and compassionate. She listens to all your questions and answers you with caring advise. We love Dr. Weitzel.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

The doctor was amazing. She informs you on everything and is so approachable. If there was higher than a 5 I woujd give it to her.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Scheduling was a little tough using app, it didn't show many with the DR I wanted. I sent a request but there was no where to enter comments for other dates or times, they declined my request which was fine, but frustrating. I didn't want to send 50 requests for all the date possibilities.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2024

Excellent Doctor, answered all questions and explained everything

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2024

Answered may questions and discussed my condition. One of the best Doctor I have had in my lifetime

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is very kind, informed, interested, professional, and authentic.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Doctor Weitzel was friendly, efficient, competent and concerned about me

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is great. I have complete trust in her. She always takes the time to clearly explain the status of my maculer degeneration and what is necessary for me to slow its progress. I firmly believe that I'm in good hands.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is just superb!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is great!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Weitzel is excellent. She is very thorough and I have never felt rushed in her office. I have recommended Dr. Weitzel and will continue to do so. No complaints.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr Weitzel is the best

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Love Dr. She is very thorough and informative. She always has a smile and kind words

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

Excellent doctor and communicator. Very happy to have Dr. Weitzel as my eye doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Wonderful Dr and staff

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

The office was very responsive amd kind

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr Weitzel has exceeded expectations of help.for.my eye issues. She is caring, looking for positive outcomes and looking at me as a whole person

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Contact through CC scheduling number Is terrible to say the least!!! Wait forever for answer!!!Dr. Weitzel's response time is excellent and immediate when I message her office for a return call.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

I had to wait 2.5 months just to get an appointment for plucking up my contacts and doctor examining them for proper fit and 20 20 correction. Dr. Weitzel and I remedied the problem for next time but scheduler should know this.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr Weitzel always returns any communication

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr Weitzel listens to concerns, answers questions and provided a plan for next appointments

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

The doctor fit me into her schedule!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr Weitzel is terrific: first class care, friendly, extremely knowledgeable. She seems rushed sometimes, but it doesn't take away from the overall experience.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr. Wietzel took time to contact my PCP to discuss my dry eye issue could be underlaying medical issue. I have appointment next week with my PCP. Dr. Wietzel is very compassionate and cares greatly for her patients overall health.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

My doctor recently retired so this doctor was very new to me, and yet I felt like she was well informed, and had known me for a long time due to the great records that were kept

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful in all the above areas. I have been her patient for 20 years!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

This doctor is so sweet, thoughtful and kind! I just love her!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Everyone is very kind and professional. I really like Dr. Weitzel and her answering all of my questions.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Weitzel does an excellent job!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful! She has always taken time with me and explains to me what is happening with my eyes. I am able to express my concerns with her, and she always listens and sets my mind at ease.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is the best.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

In my opinion Dr. Weitzel is one of the best doctors the Cleveland Clinic has ! A+++++

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Outstanding experience - Dr Weitzel is amazing and I am thankful for her passion for her practice and genuine compassion for patients.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr Corrie is the best! She is caring, compassionate, and really cares about her patients. I would not go to anyone else but her

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

The doctors and staff at Chestnut Commons treat patients with compassion and like friends or family. Would not go anywhere else

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is exceptional. She is very personal, patient and kind. Dr. Weitzel answers my questions and clear and easy to understand explanations. I notice that the interaction between Dr. Weitzel and the medical team is positive and they seem happy to work together.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

She's my favorite doctor at cc

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is an exceptional professional. She is very caring and compassionate. She explains things in a way that a non-medical person can understand. I have already recommended her to several people who were also very impressed by her.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is friendly, approachable, insightful, compassionate and up to date on new treatments.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is an excellent doctor. She listened to me and included my concerns in decisions about follow-up care. I would definitely recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

She's magnificent I recommend her toEveryone inquiring about eye care.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr Weitzel is outstanding She truly cares and is very thorough

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr. Wetzel is absolutely terrific I just love her.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

DR. Corrie Weitzel has been more than helpful. She has contacted via phone to address my needs. Very caring and considerate.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

I can't say enough great things about Dr. Corrie Weitzel. She is so warm and caring and approachable, never treats me as if she's in a hurry, thorough and available to answer any questions that I have. In the past she offered her cell # in case I needed her when I was preparing for eye surgery. She was an angel to me in 2021 when I decided to have strabismus surgery. She understood my condition and connected me with Dr. Traboulsi in an efficient manner, which meant the world to me. I feel cared for and respected by Dr. Weitzel and am happy that I found her!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Love Dr.Corey Weitzel!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr. Weitzel always takes the time to answer my questions, I appreciate that knowing she like all your doctors are on a time schedule.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr Weitzel is the absolute best!

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is excellent! She listens to your concerns, answers all questions and is very caring and respectful. She is also very capable.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Outstanding Doctor!!

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

The doctor is kind and very professional. She explains everything in language that is clear and understandable. I have been impressed with her and her caring attitude.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Everyone involved led by Dr Babiuch, fellow, nurse, front staff were all stellar. Dr B and staff had to accommodate me in their busy Monday schedule but despite all of that they were great and very gracious.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr saw a problem while does eye test and has set me up for cat scan.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Corrie Weitzel is absolutely AWESOME. Thank you Dr. Weitzel for your expertise, kindness and

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is THE best! Effective, caring, concern.!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2023

Excellent physician!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Weitzel has been my doctor for many years and has taken care of me through all of my many eye issues. She is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate. I trust her so much and would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr. Weitzel is very professional and cordial. I always feel comfortable with my appointments with her!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I've never had more through eye exams. She is a joy.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr Weitzel goes beyond call of duty

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Have recommended this eye clinic and Dr Weitzel to several. She is extremely caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr Weitzel always listens to me and answers all my questions and concerns. She even follows up with a phone call about issues.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Everyone was exceptionally nice. Dr Weitzel is the greatest. 9(hope I spelled her name correctly)

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

She is wonderful. Compotent, caring, professional, efficient without being rushed, and friendly.

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