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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Primary Location

Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Glaucoma Consultations
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
View all 6 Specialties +


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About Philip Goldberg, MD

Philip Goldberg, MD, is a Staff Physician in Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute. His specialty areas include cataracts, glaucoma, and laser surgery.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Ky. He completed his internship at Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, and his residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
Dayton, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY USA

Medical Education - University of Louisville
Louisville, KY USA

Undergraduate - Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA USA

Professional Highlights

  • Board-certified in ophthalmology


  • Ophthalmology

Specialty Interests

Cataracts, Glaucoma, laser surgery


  • AAO
  • Cleveland Ophthalmology Association
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 10/14/2021, Dr. Goldberg 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

701 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

62 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

My experience with Dr. Goldberg and staff was excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

I always have good experience, my doctor is nice and very helpful also he explains everything well, the staff is nice and organized

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is a kind caring physician.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Everything went well , we were greeted at the door for temps . The lady that greeted us was very helpful and nice . The tech was very nice and helpful. The Doctor was very pleasant and helpful . It was a great visit.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

He has always been a great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I had absolutely no problem scheduling an appointment with Dr. Goldberg.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I have been seeing Dr. Goldberg for many years. Because I have such respect for him, I have recommended him to several of my family members.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Very good experience. Dr Goldberg and Staff always help me with Good exam, tell me how to care of my Vision and what to watch for my return visit.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I always seam to have a good experience with all of my providers at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is excellent is all respects. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is always pleasant, and positive!

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr. Goldberg was excellent as always, addressed everything, answered all my questions and is always a positive experience. I continue to refer other people to him.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Sorry to hear Dr Goldberg is retiring!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is a first rate doctor. He's the best.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

It was good to see Dr.Goldberg again,he was my Dr for many years even before moving.he took very good care of me

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr. Goldberg and his staff have ALWAYS been friendly, efficient and caring. I would never go anywhere else for my eye care. I would definitely recommend him to other and have!

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

*Dr. Goldberg and his staff are excellent!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

I have recommended Dr Goldberg many times.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is professional, kind, efficient, and a fantastic doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Dr Goldberg was a blessing in many ways. From time he entered room, to his seeing me out. I expected him to be knowledgeable, but, he conveyed that in a way that was gracious. Reassuring about cataracts, but more importantly, about the occular migraine lines & floaters which were extremely concerning to me! Respectful; great day "bedside manner." Later found that he has been a source of blessing for a friend struggling with eye issues related to loss of sight due to diabetes. Probably why his name felt positive when Crystal said it. I have already recommended him to a friend!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

I have complete trust in Dr. Goldberg. He provided detailed answers to my questions/concerns. First class experience under his care.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

I never have a problem with Dr. Goldberg's office!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is an extremely professional, courteous and patient physician who cares for his patients and shows respect.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

The dr. Needs to have more of a bedside manner, so to speak.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

After all these years, it's still great to see Dr. Goldberg's face. He always takes time to discuss everything about my vision from year to year.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

The doctor is excellent.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is a consummate & extremely competent professional. I was always comfortable & @ ease visiting his office. I always felt @ ease when visiting his office.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

the doctor and his assistant were both great

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

The wait time was good we had about 12 minute wait before we could see the doctor and he's a big purchase it and took great care of us

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr. Goldberg found time for me in an emergency situation; even late on a Friday afternoon.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

was concerned, got me in right away when the other eye Dr. canceled me at last minute. friendly. knowledge knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Dr Philip is wonderful! He shows concern for my well-being,Knowledge of treatment plan and expectations for future vision of my eyes. Also gives me choices in my treatment plan which I appreciate. I would highly recommend him

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

DR. Goldberg was very professional and courteous all went well.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Dr Goldberg is wonderful as is the support staff!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Goldberg is the best.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

have been going to Dr. Goldberg for years.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Goldberg is the best!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

My Dr. care for me was very good. Very concerned about me as a patient and my eye care.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Goldberg's office was most responsive in everything that I can imagine. Dr. Goldberg was wonderful in handling my emergency. He was most accommodating, professional, and very kind.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

My doctor listen and give excellent care

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr Goldberg is phenomenal. Kind, efficient, informative. his staff was wonderful as well.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

dr Goldberg is great

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

i always have an good experience with my office/eye visit with the staff and the doctor. i feel good on the exam and the advice to how to take care of my vision.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

I'm very satisfied. I'm glad to have a doctor that considers my well-being. Thanks You Dr Goldberg

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

dr Goldberg is great. Always professional and cares.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr Goldberg has been our eye dr for years. He and his team are terrific.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

I was very impressed by the environment; cleanliness and efforts is COVID safety. Everyone I interacted with and observed were warm personalities, welcoming, and compassionate. Visit: on time, good use of my time as in not there longer than needed to be and my physician made sure any questions or concerns had were answered to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

I've seen Dr. Goldberg for over ten years, I would highly recommend him to anyone!!!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

The services that I receive from dr. Goldberg is excellent. Dr. Goldberg and the staff are friendly and ensure that I am properly informed about my health and care.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

The services that I receive from dr Goldberg is excellent. Dr. Goldberg and the staff are friendly and ensure that I am properly informed about my health and care.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

He is an excellent doctor and I have always gotten great care. I've had a lot of family members switch to Dr Goldberg and all are very pleased. Great disposition as well.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Goldberg was knowledgeable about my eye problem which was impressive and took away the fear I had about the problem I had. He was professional, pleasant and patient. He is an excellent doctor! He has been my eye doctor for many years. I am pleased with him.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. Goldberg's office has always been well run and efficient with everyone working in a professional manner.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr. Goldberg is a true professional with excellent patient skills.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Always a pleasure to see Dr Goldberg

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

I recommend Dr Goldberg all the time. He takes the time to explain everything and is very thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

First time with Dr Goldberg and all I can say is WOW! He was great.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

I have been a patient of Dr. Goldberg for years. He is excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

I just think Dr. Goldberg is marvelous!

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