Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Elyria Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No


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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 USA

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

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

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA

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 8/19/2020, 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

361 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

84 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr Wetzle and she team are always outstanding

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is an excellent doctor, and I really appreciated being able to see someone who was so knowledgeable about my condition.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr Weitzel listens shares information and explains results in detail

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

excellent physician

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is intelligent and personable. She makes for a very good Doctor. I feel at home with her.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful! Would recommend her to anyone needing eye care.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr. Weitzel has always treated me with respect and kindness.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

good doctor took care of my problem

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

great dr is fabulous.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

*Dr. Weitzel is a first rate dr. Always giving me exceptional care. She listens, answers questions and explains things to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

I love Dr Weitzel!!! She is professional and fantastic to talk to! I would tell everyone to go to her!!

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

I was very impress with the courtesy of the staff from nurse who took my temperature, registration, the doctors assistance and with Dr Weitzel. Dr. Weitzel was very prepared with my case. She reviewed my prior findings with me and proceed to examine if pass findings had changed. The appt ended with advise toward future appt.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr. Weitzel was very prompt and informative. She took what time she had to explain things very thoroughly. She also took the time to recommend the correct products for my concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

I love my doctor she is very nice, and constantly asking you if you have any questions or concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is always attentive, caring and engaged. I switch to Dr. Weitzel from another doctor due to his inattentiveness and arrogance. Dr. Weitzel is excellent. always takes time to answer questions and address concerns. I very highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is AWESOME

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is exceptional in every way!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Always recommend Cleveland Clinic especially Dr. Weitzel and her staff, we are blessed to have Dr. weitzel for our doctor, thank you Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

had a wonderful appointment and dr was very helpful in explaining everything to me

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

the scheduling staff was so kind and considerate of my limited availability and was able to fit me in on a Saturday. Dr. Weitzel was so kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Dr. Weitzel continues to work with me to find the best contact lens option for me.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

the dr. was fabulous!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Weitzel and the staff were wonderful. They were very knowledgable, helpful and friendly. They took their time to answer all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Weitzel was amazing. She took her time to answer all of my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Corrie D Weitzel OD is an extremely thorough ,compassionate and very qualified physician. The support staff is adequate, not always very friendly or helpful. This seems to be more common with the Cleveland Clinic support staff in recent years, more do what I say not how can we help attitude. It used to be a great institution that has grown to large to consider patients first now.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is a very friendly and happy person, I like her very much.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

dr Wetzel was excellent! She was such a blessing to me and my eyes! you guys have a wonder optometrist who has a wonderful personality and cares for her patients. Keep her around shes doing an awesome job!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr Weitzel is absolutely fabulous. wish more doctors like her!!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

She was very friendly and explained in a way I could understand. I was a first time patient for her and she made me feel like she had seen my for years . So glad I was able to get a dr that works in Saturday.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is just amazing so glad to have found her.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is a warm & terrific doctor.. professional.. knowledgeable.. an outstanding listener.. genuinely concerned.. answered all questions. an outstanding representative for CCF.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr Corrie Weitzel always goes above and beyond. I am one lucky individual that has a doctor as caring as her. She treats like family

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I would highly recommend this Doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is the best. full of energy and very informative

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

I was very satisfied with the care I received from Dr. Weitzel.. I've seen three doctors, non clelveeland clinic doctors in the past, and Dr. Weitzel is the only one who diagnosed my eye problems. She was very thorough and friendly.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr was great

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr.. Weitzel is positively one of the BEST doctors I have ever had in every way. please let her know.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr wanted to see me in 2-3, scheduler put me almost 7 weeks, I called when I got home and she wasn't very nice, said that's all the Dr had open

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is very caring and answers all my questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Weitzel to my friends and family.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr Weitzel is excellent. She is kind, listens to any concerns I have, and is very thorough. I have recommended her to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Dr. Weitzel spent time with me, answered all questions and assured me relative to my concerns. Would highly recommend her to others seeking eye care.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

the original scheduler at the general schedule number kept scheduling the wrong kind of appointment but Dr. Weitzel's office called and scheduled it correctly and gave us a cancellation that became available.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr.Weitzel was wonderful and informative.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr. Weitzel goes above and beyond the care of her patients. She genuinely cares about you as a person not only a patient. I can not say enough great things about Dr Corrie Weitzel. Thsnk You Dr Weitzel for caring for me and treating me like a person and like family

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

my experience with Dr. Weitzel was excellent! very thorough and professional, I would highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Weitzel rescued me after I lost my glasses on a canoe trip in Hocking Hills. She responded to my MyChart message overnight and fitted me with contact lenses and new eyeglasses the very next day!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Weitzel just went above and beyond the call of duty to help me get my vision back!

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

I just LOVE Dr. weitzel. she is very thorough and has a great personality

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

She is a fantastic Doctor!! Perfect!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

I really like Dr. Weitzel. She is very personable, makes you feel like she cares about you and very thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The doctor was great...

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

I could not ask for a more engaged, informative care-giver than Dr. Weitzel. I know she has to be rushed, but she never conveys this to me, but instead focuses on my questions and concerns with great interest and an informative, understanding response.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Weitzel and staff were outstanding, professional and courteous.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr.Weitzel is wonderful and so caring.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

I wish all doctor offices worked together as well as Chestnut Commons

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

The doctor was very thorough and truly showed concern for my problems.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Love Dr Weitzel. She listens, she cares, and is concerned with all parts of my health, not just my eyes.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Will recomend. Dr. spent extra time to answer why questions, and I appreciated her patience, as I asked several questions.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

I love Dr. Weitzel. She is the best!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Weitzel expressed sincere interest, examined my eye thoroughy, described her findings, and clearly described and wrote in the summary the course of treatment I was to follow. I was and am very pleased and grateful to her. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. very easy to talk to, and shows genuine concern

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

I had a very nice appointment with Dr. Corrie D. Weitzel. She could not have been more professional, more nice and so pleasant during my eye appointment. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation is most fortunate to have a Doctor like Dr. Weitzel in their employ.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Weitzel, my Care Provider on Friday, May 29, 2020 was extremely helpful and gave me so much good advice and information regarding my health problem, "Macular Degeneration."

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Weitzel is absolutely the best!

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

I love Dr. Weitzel. She always explains my conditions very thoroughly and answers all my questions.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Weitzel to my daughter and have talked to Dr. Weitzel about my daughter who has early glaucoma.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Donna did test on my eyes she was very professional & patient. explained everything. Dr Weitzel is the Best! She is professional & a good teacher! She takes her time to explain everything & sends you home with information she has taught to to help with eye problems! Informs you to call or message her for any questions or concerns. Dr Weitzel truly is concerned bout her patients! Thank you Dr Weitzel! also like to hear bout her family! Your the Best!

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

I have suggested Dr Weitzel to family & friends! Retired from CCHC myself & family only go to Cleveland Clinic it's the Best to receive the proper care!

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

The doctor was very attentive and caring. She answer my questions and was very pleasant.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Feel very comfortable with Dr. Weitzel

Reviewed on May 18, 2020


Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr Weitzel is exceptional. she listened and responded to all questions with compassion and understandable explanations

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

I had an eye infection and was able to see Dr. Weitzel within 2 hours!! Outstanding

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Dr Weitzel listened to my concerns and took the time to explain issues and follow up care.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Dr. Corrie Weitzel was absolutely wonderful to me, she is one of the most compassionate, thoughtful doctors I have ever experienced in my life. The Cleveland Clinic is blessed , as are all the patients that Dr. Weitzel takes care of , she is the BEST in all ways.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

All are very good in this department at Chestnut Commons... Dr. Weitzel for one has an outstanding personality and is an excellent Dr. in her chosen field.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Weitzel to family and friends. So far, 2 have changed to her.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr Weitzel is just super!!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

She is the best doctor we have ever seen at Cleveland Clinic. She answered every question thoroughly and showed care and compassion.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

really like Dr. Weitzel!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

dr W was awesome! polite listened to me! made me completely at ease!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Dr Weitzel is great! Recommended to anyone who asks.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Weitzel is always so nice and takes time to listen to concerns and explain things very well. Even though she is very busy she does never makes things seem rushed. I have been very happy having her as my doctor.

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