Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Regional Akron
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Primary Location

Cole Eye Regional Akron

Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters And Flashes
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Presbyopia
  • Red Eye
  • Refractive Errors
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wills Eye Hospital
Cornea & External Disease
Philadelphia, PA USA
1981

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Ophthalmology
Cleveland, OH USA
1980

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1977

Medical School - Case Western Reserve University
M.D.
Cleveland, OH USA
1976

Undergraduate - College of Wooster
Wooster, OH USA
1972

Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/4/2017, Dr. Yeakley 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

190 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2017

Dr. Yeakley explained everything about my eye exam. I'm very happy with his recommendations.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2017

Dr. Yeakley has always been more than thorough and understanding with the care he has given me to protect my very valuable eyesight. He is an outstanding Opthomologist.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2017

He was so careful with me and my condition.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2017

very clear

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2017

Overall, I am very pleased with the care that I have been receiving.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2017

very concerned excellent eye doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2017

Everything was very straight-forward and simple to understand.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017

No medication needed, but conditions explained in an understandable way.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2017

Dr. Yeakley is probably the best opthalmologist I have ever had. He goes over everything carefully, conducts a very thorough exam, then discusses the exam with me -- truly a dedicated doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2016

My doctor addressed all my concerns and seemed more interested in me and my eyes this visit

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2016

very good

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