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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 (Penetrating and Lamellar Keratoplasty and DSAEK)
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Pterygium Surgery
View all 15 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anterior Ocular Disease
  • Cataracts
  • Cornea Ulcer
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Scar
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Herpetic Eye Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lens Dislocation
  • Ocular Allergies
View all 12 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 8/22/2023, 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

315 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

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

I had a wonderful experience with both the PA and Dr. See. Both were thorough and professional. I highly recommend the Cole Eye Institute and particularly Dr. See.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr See is a very good doctor and always respectful Friendly and kindPuts me at ease and listens to my questions And always answers the questions. I will miss him when I no longer need to be seen by him.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Doctor See is great

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

I had a fine experience with my provider. He seemed a bit distant and not totally engaged with the office visit, but provided the care needed for my condition. It would have been nice to have a bit more discussion about the situation or if he had asked if I had any questions once the exam was completed, but that unfortunately was not the experience I had.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr See is excellent communicator and diagnostician!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Everything about this experience was great. The scheduling staff were kind and accommodating. The pre-op staff were kind and made me feel as though they had all the time in the world to spend with me! Then, due to a weather related snafu and an unforeseen issue, Dr. See suggested an alternative that saved the day!!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. See is amazing...he never made me feel as though he had better places to be or more important patients to help. He offered a solution the day of surgery for a dilemma I faced so we were able to continue with the surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Would recommend Dr. See to others.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. See is wonderful ! He is such an asset to the Cleveland Clinic. I highly recommend him to anyone with cornea problems. Dr. See saved and improved my sight.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

I'm confident with Dr. See.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Craig See is a wonderful doctor. He Is always very thorough, patient, and knowledgeable. He explains everything In understandable terms and always asks If I have any questions.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. See is one of the best! So caring, understanding and patient with my Mom you need to keep him around very dedicated to his wrk

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Both Dr. Lee and Dr See were very thorough in explanations. I didn't feel rushed or feel like I wasn't being heard.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

Dr.See mentioned options for my dry and we came up with a plan and other options if needed.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Five of my family members see Dr. See always corrects any problem. We would never see anyone else.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Dr See is one of the best doctors at Cole and I've seen many doctors at this location. He is smart kind and gets things done. He doesn't make you wait if he can do a procedure now, he does it va making you return at a later date. He is an exceptional doctor and in our current environment with healthcare, that is truly saying something!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Dr See is the best

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

I never have a problem getting a hold of my doctor when I need him. He surpasses all my expectations. Dr. See.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

The Dr and all staff were very professional and comforting during every step of my procedure.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

The Dr and staff made me feel as though everything would be ok.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Doctor See is the best. Always took time with us answered questions.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Dr. See is a phenomenal surgeon. He was prompt, kind and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Dr See understands GVHD and Bone Marrow Transplant patients very well. He makes you very confident you are in the right hands.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr. See is fabulous

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. See is extremely thorough, when addressing my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Dr. See was very kind and courteous. He even called back his own patients to keep a good slow moving.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Very please with Dr See and staff address all of my concerns and issues

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Clearly read my chart as Dr. See connected another condition I have to my current issue

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr. See is very skilled and I do not believe I would have the outcome I did without his treatment and knowledge. He always takes time and addresses all issues.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

I was very pleased with the care provided me by Dr See. As my response to all the above questions show, the doctor was wonderful, he showed me courtesy and made sure I understood my condition. Everyone working with the doctor were also verry good.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

Love Doctor See

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Craig See is an exceptional and caring physician. He seemed a bit distracted on this day, but was nonetheless attentive to pt concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

I would absolutely recommend Dr. See and his staff for any optical needs.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

I was in and out of the office very quickly with a very thorough appointment with Dr. See and his staff. It was a great experience.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr See is one of the best doctors who have treated me. He is quite asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr. See provided little to no information about why he chose the treatment option for my case, nor did he explain what he was doing as he performed the exam. He did answer any questions I asked at least.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Good experience. Dr See diagnosed me with a condition that my eye doctor missed. Very grateful to him

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

I will need cateract surgery. Since I live in northern Wisconsin I will need to have it possibly In Duluth Minnasota. He took the time to research doctors in that area who may be a good fit for me. I really appreciated that. I recently moved to Wisconsin and had no idea where to start!

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. See was all of the above.Kind, thorough, clear.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Referred for a special procedure by our long time eye doctor. They were receptive, addressed the matter, and communicated back to my doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr.See is always very understanding.. Great doc

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