Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Lorain Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lorain Family Health Center


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Alabama Hospital
Family Practice and Disease
Birmingham, AL USA

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

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Pre- Optometry
Columbus, OH USA

Specialty Interests


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/17/2020, Dr. Hershner 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

353 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

39 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Great experience, very caring and took time with me to explain what was going on . Did a thorough exam. Dr very pleasant and comforting to talk to. wonderful bedside manner !

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020


Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

this was my first visit with Dr. Hershner, and I was very pleases.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr. Hershner Is excellent about getting back to me and Also explaining things. I've been asking my practitioner about headaches but was never told these might be migraines. I'm so glad he could connect the dots for me. Plus that, he's a very likable, polite person.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr Hershner always takes his time to make sure I understand the prognosis and any options. I already refer people to him.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr. Hershner is always only focused on my health during the aaapt and is a great listner who always seems to be tailoring treatment to me and not taking anything for granted.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

*Dr. Hershner took excellent care of my son. Would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

What else can I say: five stars out of five....excellent care provider.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

I would unconditionally recommend the staff and the provider. Excellent in every sense.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

My appointment went very well from the minute I arrived. Someone helped me sign in, take my co-pay and get me in the office. The dr. was very though, asked questions and was able to find my problem and call in a prescription. I was treated with respect and understanding.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Hershner was good about asking me whether I needed a new prescription for glasses--telling me that my insurance wouldn't cover it. Since the check up found my eyes were still seeing nearly perfect with current prescription it was an easy choice.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Hershner is great person and doctor. I always feel that I am in good care with him.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

as always Dr Hershey was very efficient and infor med me of my options

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

this doctor is exceptional. took the time to explain what was going on and looked at my other health issues. he suggested following up with primary care physician. can't say enough about the thoroughness of his exam.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr. Hershner and his Assistant Paul were great

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Have recommended this provider.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I referred my mother to Dr. Herschel!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

I had to cancel my initial appointment because I had a mandatory Institute that I had to attend for my job. It conflicted with my initial appointment that I had scheduled with Dr. Hershner. The scheduler worked hard to accommodate me. I was very appreciative.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

All of these areas were excellent. I have been with Dr. Hershner for many years. I love the care, concern, and knowledge that he has always shown me. I no plans for leaving his service.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

the nurse assistant was extremely efficient and caring. the doctor was patient and thorough. explained in detail and showed patience with me. f

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

It was a simple matter of removing some in-growing eyelashes. I expected that before arrival, but Dr. Hershner handled it effectively and my eye was comfortable and stopped tearing almost immediately.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Doctor was overwhelmed with appt's after 2 mo. COVID shut own. I waited in a dark room for over 20 minutes before doctor came in. Very disturbing & unpleasant. No music, explanation etc.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

The tech was very pleasant and informative. Dr. Hershner always very thorough and willing to answer questions.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Hershner is an excellent practioner. he answers all questions, I never feel rushed or foolish!!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2020

Dr. Hershner took great care w my dad. He was his usual personable, kind self, but with an additional level of warmth. He told great care to make my dad feel comfortable and to lighten the mood. My dad is very frail but tough and not wanting to be seen as weak. Dr. Hershner was totally tuned into that and treated him with great respect. He was bragging on the way home how lucky he was to have such a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

The Doctor takes care to fully explain everything. Questions are answered with no BS! I liked that

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

The doctor has always been very courteous and helpful in providing information about my eye condition. He discusses my care and medications with me and is very interested in my input. I have problems in the past with medications, and he has been very responsive in finding another to correct the problem. He helps me understand what I have to know about my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

eye doctor was very good

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Hershner took care of my issue and described the problem for me.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Hershner is a very caring individual, he is a good listener, and very accurate in his diagnosis.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

love Dr.Hershner.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

My experience with Dr. Kershner was exceptional! He was very friendly, personable and professional! I would, most definitely, recommend Dr. Kershner!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr. Kershner was very professional and courteous!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr Hershner was extremely accommodating fitting me in directly as I requested an appointment. He recognized the sensitivity of my work schedule.He quickly, efficiently, and appropriately cared for my condition with excellent clinical outcome!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Hershner is an excellent listener and very accurate in all that he does.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

I always feel well cared for w/ Dr Herschner

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

love this doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

MD only there on Thurs. Wish he were there on additional days

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