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

Avon Lake Family Health Center



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Undergraduate - University of Akron
Akron, OH USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Christopher Erwin, OD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/9/2021, Dr. Erwin 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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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

314 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

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

I really like Dr. Erwin! Calm, chill guy who I feel like I can trust.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Erwin took all the time I wanted to review care options and how each would benefit me. Very friendly and very knowledgeable. It would be difficult to improve upon my experience with Dr. Erwin.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

He's a very thorough dr and addresses all my concerns in a thoughtful manner.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

The Doctor was very courteous and friendly.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

He is an excellent doctor and makes Sheldon comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

I was thoroughly impressed in this first visit with Dr. Erwin. I had a rather complex issue I was discussing with him, and he took time to explain everything, giving multiple options, and including information on cost, which I really appreciated. We agreed on a plan moving forward, and will now consider Dr. Erwin my new eye doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

I can't say enough about Dr Irwin. He makes me feel like he is genuinely concerned about my issue and I know I am getting the very best care.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr Erwin is great! He does not rush you through the visit, explains everything thoroughly and answer each question in a very understandable manner!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Would return and highly recommend Dr Erwin yo family/friends

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Could not be more satisfied with the care Dr Erwin provided in this appointment and past appointments

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

I have already given several recommendations to friends for Dr. Chris Erwin.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

My doctor was very knowledgeable and skillful; I was very impressed

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Everyone was kind and respectful. I have great confidence in Dr. Erwin.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Genuinely concerned about me and my health. That's why I drive an hour to see him! Dr Erwin makes sure I am comfortable and makes my well being his #1 priority.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

we love dr erwin

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Erwin was kind, caring and professional in all his communications and manner.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

superior doctor

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I am always very comfortable with Dr. Erwin

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Love Dr. Irwin

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

First visit with Dr. Erwin and it was urgent. He appropriately assessed my eye event. I asked about continuing my care with him and he assured me that he would be able to follow me as a patient. We made plans for future visits.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Erwin exceeded my expectations

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

great doctor

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Very good experience. Dr Erwin took time to explain issue with my eyesight to make sure everything was understood.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

Dr. Erwin is fantastic. I've been his patient for a few years now and every time he is kind, courteous and is super personable

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

Christopher went above and beyond any explanation any doctor ever has about my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Dr. Erwin is very thorough in the care he provides. He's also very funny and pleasant to talk to.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

The Dr was very patient and answered all my questions, even when I still didn't understand.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Dr Erwin is the best! caring, nice, warm and an excellent physician!

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

We have always seen Dr. Marcotty, who retired this past December. This was out first appt with Dr. Erwin; it was exceptionally positive. I've booked an appt for my older son to see him, too.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Irwin is just a fantastic care provider. He is courteous, respectful, Has a wonderful sense of humor, and treats his patients with the utmost kindness and respect. I would recommend him in a heartbeat. I have other family members who also our patients of his, and they feel the same.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

I came to Dr Erwin as a referral as my previous eye doctor was cold and impersonal. Dr Erwin is the opposite. I feel will provide me with the very best care for my eyes.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

I chose this Avon Lake facility and and Doctor for the excellent service.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Overall great experience. Team was prompt. Dr Erwin is always friendly and listens to any concerns that I might have. Follows up on previous issues.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr Erwin took his time, listened, answered all my questions. He is very kind, doesn't rush you!!!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Dr. Erwin is very courteous and informative. My family and I will continue to see Dr. Erwin for future check-ups and concerns. I would definitely recommend Dr. Erwin to others.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

overall, very good experience with this doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Excellent, always very courteous and professional. My daughters are always very happy with how *Dr. Erwin communicates with them.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

professional great interaction with patients. excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Outstanding Dr. Erwin is extremely patient friendly.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

I am very satisfied with my visit with Dr irwin. although not happy with having to go else where for glasses witch I know is not your doung.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

My son really liked *Dr. Erwin!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr Erwin is wonderful!

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