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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 9/13/2022, 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

376 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

61 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

She is a great Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is an awesome Doctor, she expresses her concerns she takes very good care of my eyes and I would recommend her to anyone

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr Weitzel was very thorough. Made me feel comfortable and answered questions in a way that I could understand

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

I wish I could all 10s to my provider. Has a great personality

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Dr. Weitzel's quality of care is why I travel to Avon Lake instead of being seen locally!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

She was amazing/personable, knowledgeable, thorough - she found a problem I didn't know I had.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

I don't live on the East side, but if I were on the west *Dr. Weitzel would be my 1st choice. She gave me great referrals.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Doctor was excellent!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Wonderful caring doctor who was nice and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Always enjoy my visits with Dr. Weitzel.She explains everything, listens to my questions or concerns and gives appropriate feedback and responses. She always in a positive mood!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2022

Love Dr. Weitzel

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Dr Weitzel in consistently very good

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

I would recommend the practice due to Dr Weitzel's care

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

She is so kind and explains things thoroughly. Genuinely concerned about me. Conveys that she truly cares about her patients!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr Weitzel is the best

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Dr W makes me feel cared for

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr Weitzel has my full confidence. I would rate her as one of the best optometrists I have ever seen

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr. Weitzel listens to questions and answers all concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is one of the most caring doctors I have met. She is very good at her job and always go beyond to answer any questions you may have.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr corrie is very good and professional!!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Wetzel was great.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Weitzel and the medical team that provided care last week were fantastic! I believe that Dr. Weitzel truly cares for me as a patient and a person. She gives clear and simple explanations. Dr. Weitzel answers my questions and provides excellent care.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is the best.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is outstanding. I would not trust my eyes to anyone else

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is an excellent doctor, she takes time, she listens and answers all your questions. She is also my husbands doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

My doctor is quick and effiecent

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr Corrie Weitzel was very thorough and knowledgeable in explaining test results and answering questions. This office visit was an exceptionally good experience

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Excellent visit. Dr Weitzel is a kind and caring doctor. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Weitzel was friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to talk with. She even provided me with her personal phone number if I had any difficulties making contact with you.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Dr.Weitzel and staff were fantastic

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Love Dr. Weitzel. She's a good listener and cares greatly about my health.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr. Weitzel was wonderful and went above and beyond to help me!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Always very good. ,Doctor is outstanding l!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

If there was a grade better than very good Doctor W. Would achieve It with every visit.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

I received exceptional care from Dr. Weitzel during my recent visit for an eye exam. She took the time to explain procedures that she was doing and was extremely professional and friendly. She made me feel very much at ease.I have seen Dr. Weitzel on numerous occasions and feel very lucky to have such an excellent and qualified Dr. Whom I can trust with my eyesight.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

One of the best docs I have ever had at CCF. She treated me with the "Patients First" model and made me feel so welcomed and comfortable. Explained everything well during the visit. Give Dr. Weitzel a raise!

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr Weitzel is one of the most caring doctors I've ever dealt with

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

The doctor was so busy I felt rushed.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

The doctor was too busy. Didn't have time to connect wit her. She seemed rushed.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

I have found 99% of Cleveland Clinic employees, doctors, and nurses to be very cordial and provide a very good and friendly atmosphere.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr. Weitzel explained everything very clearly! She makes me feel very comfortable, I trust her a lot!

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr weitzel is awesome.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr. Corrie Weitzel is exceptional in every way, she always goes the extra mile with her care and kindness.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2022

Very good patient care provider

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

I am very confident I am getting the best eye care for me at the Clinic with Dr. Wietzel

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is a kind and thorough professional. Kind in how she treats you and very thorough in examining your eyes and talking with you about what she finds. Best eye doctor I have had in a long time.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Corrie Weitzel is the most caring and compassionate doctor that I have ever met. Her passion for her profession and her patients is second to none.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

I recommended Dr Weitzel to my wife and she is now also a patient

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Already recommended Dr W

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Love dr corie weitzel

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Great experience. Dr. Weitzel is very good to work with.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is very compassionate about providing care.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is very caring and positive. She explains the test results and answers all my questions. During and after the visit, I leave assured of Dr. Weitzel's concern for my health and have had good results under her care. I highly recommend Dr. Weitzel to my friends.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2022

I really felt as though Dr cared about me

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2022

I would recommend her anytime. She was so thorough and professional! Friendly and I feel in good hands for my eye care with her!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Weitzel and all the staff are AWESOME, and ALWAYS caring.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is positively the BEST, her medical expertise, kindness, caring,, personality everything about Dr. Weitzel is AWESOME and blessed are we to have her for our doctor

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is wonderful, caring, and conscientious!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Very satisfied, Dr Weitzel is a terrific doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Weitzel is a very caring doctor, my wife Is thinking about changing to Dr. Weitzel.

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