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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 10/4/2021, 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

397 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

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr Weitzel is first class : attentive, thorough, very clear and efficient. Personable as well as professional.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

This doctor goes above and beyond! She is caring, thorough, knowledgeable. She contacted other providers for their input. She has called me at home twice since my appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

I had emailed my provider on Saturday, the office called me 1st thing Monday morning. My appointment was made for 10:15am. Very smooth!!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Corrie Weitzel is AWSOME. Her expertise and kind arin ways are so appreciated. Cleveland Clinic is blessed with Dr. Weitzel. Thank you

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Again, Dr. WEITZEL and her staff are GREAT. Thank you

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Thank you Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Weitzel and staff.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is very kind and made my daughter and I feel welcome as new patients! I would recommend her to anyone!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr Wiezel was recommended by dr reed and I am very great full. She Is very diligent In her practice to give me the patient the best experience concerning my low vision. She has given me a lot of hope which many providers will not do. I recommend the Cleveland clinic to many people for being the best In low vision care

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is excellent! She is very friendly and professional. Dr. Weitzel seems to care about my questions and concerns and takes the time to address any issues. She is a great Doctor and an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

She is a very concerned Dr. About her patients and diligent in her job.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

She is WONDERFUL!!! Probably the kindest, most informative doctor I have seen in my 73 years. I never feel that any questions I ask are too insignificant to answer. I trust her completely and feel that she always does what is best for me. She is a gem ! The Cleveland clinics is lucky to have her .

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Excellent service from staff and Dr Wietzel is personable and takes time to address any concerns I have.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Weitzel and staff are always attentive- great experience

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Dr. Weitzel has excellent bedside manner and empathy. She connected with me and my eye concerns with so much care. She was very effective and efficient in securing an appointment for me with a surgeon who is more specialized based on my needs.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Very satisfied with the care I got from the doctor

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Excellent experience, no wait time, thorough explaination and very friendly. Excellent physician

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

I really liked the time that was invested in me by dr Weitzel.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Love Dr. Witzel. She is very caring, explains things well and knowledgable.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Corrie Weitzel is an exceptional doctor. She is professional, caring and compassionate. Corrie explains the medical risks and benefits extremely well. She is a great asset to the CCF.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Actually I had an appointment with Dr. Weitzel, they had sent me to Dr. Perez Straziota. when she saw me she referred me back to Dr. Weitzel; after she examined me yet again, she was able to see the problem more clearly. She is the best I've had since we moved to the West side. I hope I get to keep her.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

Takes a long time for phone call for appointments to be answered. Need a direct line to the doctor's office if you have a question that only they can answer.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

Dr. Weitzel was great, thorough, professional and skilled.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Weitzel and her staff at Chestnut Commons are absolutely AWESOME, EVERY time I have an appointment. Thank you ALL

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Hi highly recommend Dr. CooriecWeitzel and her entire staff at Chestnut Commons.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

My entire visit was professional, caring, friendly and I'm so grateful for the Cleveland Clinic and staff at Chestnut Commons , Dr. Corrie Weitzel is a blessing as are her staff. Thank you, Linda Kaminski

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Neither scheduling, nor the patient encounter with Dr. Weitzel herself, were less than excellent. The overall experience however, for reasons detailed later, was not.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is not only a fantastic doctor, but she genuinely cares about her patients. This was evident not only in the time she spent with me, but with her willingness to acknowledge the problems in the waiting room.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr Corie W is the best!! Would not go anywhere else

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Enjoyed having her as my provider

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Weitzel as well as everyone I came in contact with during my visit was very nice, helpful, and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Weitzel was very informative and answered all questions I had. I will definitely come back and I will recommend her to others.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

excellent eye doctor. she is very personable and knowledgeable. she is also extremely professional.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

The Eye Doctor is amazing. she remembered me from my previous visit and I fell very comfortable and trusting of her.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Excellent Doctor, and staff

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is cordial, accommodating and very thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Absolutely delighted with the professionalism of Dr. Weitzel and her clear explanations of my condition and my prognosis.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Doctor took two skin biopsies , I felt no pain and she explained everything to me about treatment and results. She and the entire staff were extremely friendly and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr. Corrie always takes her time with me. I feel as though she genuinely cares for her patients and their treatment. I'm so happy I found her!

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Doctor started conversation about our shared personal interests. She's very easy to talk to and very personable.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Dr Weitzel is GREAT!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

The doctor was very informative, thorough and quickly responded to followup messages Great Work!

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Everything about Dr.Weitzel and her staff are AWESOME. Thank you.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr.Weitzel is AWESOME in EVERY way. Her expertise, kindness, professionalism are exceptional. Thank you.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Weitzel was excellent in explaining all treatment needed!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Wetzel is great. That's why I recommended her to my wife who is now a patient of Dr. Wetzel. I believe she cares for her patients and does her best for them.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

I had to wait three months to see the doctor. It seems that it's taking longer and longer to see any of the doctors.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Weitzel!! Great, easy to understand explanations.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Staff was professional, helpful & responsive. Only problem was doctor's busy schedule.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Weitzel was very thoughtful & concerned.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I have complex eye issues and Dr. Weitzel always takes the time for a thorough exam. she is extremely knowledgeable and compassionate and always explains everything to me in detail regarding my exam.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Very, very good. *Dr. Weitzel takes her time and never seems like she is in a hurry! Love her!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

I had 8 questions about my eye care, and Dr. Weitzel answered them all, and explained any complications associated with future care.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is exceptional in every way in her care.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Weitzel and the CCF staff at Chestnut Common are fantastic! I would highly recommend them to friends and family.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Corrie Weitzel was extremely thorough with me. I cannot tell you how happy I was at this appointment. Dr Weitzel is an excellent Doctor who listens and I am very thankful for that.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I would definitely recommend Dr. Corrie Weitzel to all patients who are in need of her specialty. Everyone there worked well together.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Weitzel always takes the time and explains everything and clears up any questions I ask.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Weitzel is great!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

first time meeting this dr and I give her the highest grade as she was excellent

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. Cory Weitzel is wonderful. She is very friendly and professional. She always takes the time to answer questions and makes me feel reassured about my eye problems.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr Wetzle and she team are always outstanding

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

As always, my appointment with Dr. Corey Weitzel was very thorough, and suggestions she made re: dealing with diagnosed conditions, have been very helpful. I appreciate her efforts to always give a clear explanation of my condition so that I can deal with it in a satisfactory way.

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.

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