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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant
  • Corneal Transplantation (penetrating And Lamellar Keratoplasty And Dsaek)
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Pterygium Surgery
View all 15 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anterior Ocular Disease
  • Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Ulcer
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Scar
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Herpetic Eye Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lens Dislocation
  • Ocular Allergies
View all 14 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of California at San Diego School of Medicine
Cornea and External Disease
LaJolla, CA USA

Residency - The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD USA

Internship - Lenox Hill Hospital
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN USA


  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Craig See, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 9/7/2021, Dr. See 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* 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

299 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Is very efficient

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr See is direct yet thorough, kind and compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr See is by far one of the best doctors at the Cleveland Clinic. It's a shame more doctors at the Clinic don't treat their patients with the kindness he shows.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr See is very good and caring and listens to my concerns. He explains what Is going on and the treatment.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr. See was very professional. Office staff & appointment desk very helpful & friendly.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr. See is a complete professional. I feel confident in his treatment. He does an excellent job in all areas.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. See was very thorough and worked with me to resolve issues that could possibly affect my upcoming procedures. The long wait time in the office was worth it.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr. See is the best doc would not want any other eye doc

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022


Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

I think Dr. See It's a very caring doctor

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Dr. See has been great in treating my eye issues and I feel very confident under his care.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr. See is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr see very much listens, tailors treatment to the evidence and my preferences.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr see is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. See and his staff made me feel very comfortable. Dr See was very comforting in doing my cornea and transplant and cataract surgery I felt very at ease. I'm very happy I found him

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Very please to have Dr See and will recommend him to other and continue with him as long as I need him

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Dr See is a great physician, and takes good care of my eyesI wish he had office hours at the Greene location so he could continue my care. Distance is a challenge so I will be back in the care of Dr Jeffrey Congeni who is local, and familiar with my care. I'm sure they will collaborate, and am confident that I will get the best care possible. I highly recommend Dr Craig See to anyone needing his expertise in Ophthalmological Care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Can say nothing bad about Dr See Usually look forward to seeking him

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr See took all the time needed with me. He explained everything that I needed to know. I felt very relaxed while I was with him. Some doctors seem rushed. He did not.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr See us awesome he already did one surgery on my daughter and is doing another in Nov and he is so professional and on point. Would recommend him to anyone. He has brought my daughters vison to see. So awesome

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Absolutely the best doctors.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Very conscientious and practical! I do thank God for this doctor!!!

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

There is a long wait to get an appointment to see a doctor and an even longer time to get an appointment for the surgeries (4 months).

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. See and other professionals in the Cole Eye Institute were exceptional. The only reason I didn't rate item 4 as high is that while the date of the partial corona transplant was scheduled 3 months in advance, I could not be informed as to the time of the procedure until the day before the actual,time of the surGery. For an out of town patient, this meant arriving in Cleveland a day in advance to ensure that I would be available in the scheduled time slot.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Dr See is the best! He immediately sent me for an updated scan and when I came back up he didn't make me wait for long

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr. See is a great doc and I appreciate him for all the problems I've had with my eye. His patience and concern is very much appreciated. I have come along way with with eye thanks to doc see

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. See was polite and thorough but clearly rushed that day with a packed schedule. His pacing made it harder to connect on an interpersonal level, although we accomplished all of our goals in that meeting.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Very long wait to see doctor

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

I really like Dr. See. I rarely say that about any doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Office seems very nice and Dr See was very good anout answering questions I had

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

While only seen briefly by the doctor, who was wonderful, the resident who attended me could have been a little more personable.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

I really did enjoy my experience there atmosphere was just wonderful and my doctor was crate

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

I like Dr. See. GOOD experience. No complaint what so ever.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. See listens to his patients concerns. He offers multiple options, he is very thorough and knowledgeable regarding my diagnosis. Dr. See explains everything as he moves through your scheduled appointment and/or office procedure. Dr. See takes his time and makes sure he has answered any questions or concerns I may have.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

I would recommend Cleveland Clinic to others. Specifically Dr. See for ophthalmology. He is awesome and I would highly recommend him.

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