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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

  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Combined Cataract And Glaucoma Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Glaucoma Consultations
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Glaucoma Filtering Surgery
  • Glaucoma Implants
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Lens Implant
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Post Surgical Exams
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Glaucomas
  • Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Combined Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Visual Field Loss
View all 8 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke Eye Center
Durham, NC USA

Residency - Duke Eye Center
Durham, NC USA

Internship - Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Waterbury) Program
Internal Medicine
Waterbury, CT USA

Medical Education - Duke U. School of Medicine
Durham, NC USA

Undergraduate - Yale University
BS in Biology | BA in Economics
New Haven, CT USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Quist, 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 10/19/2022, Dr. Quist 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

51 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

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr. Quist went beyond what I expected in my Mother's care. He compassionately listened to her questions, pulled pictures on the screen to better explain the procedure that would help her eye's problem. When the visit was through, he assisted with transferring her to her wheelchair patiently and even pushed her out of the exam room to the next stage of our visit. He's not only a great physician, but a kind, gentle human being!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Doctor Quest was really very caring and he answered all the questions I asked he is very professional

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Everything about my last visit was excellent, everything was flowing on time and Dr.Quest was great

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr. Quist was very good and I would definitely recommend him to others. Thank you!

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

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Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

I am very happy with my first and recent appointment with Dr. Quist. He is an active listener, and took the time to thoroughly answer all my questions. He was meticulous with his examination and testing procedures which provided me a good warm feeling about the entire process.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

For my visit with Dr. Quist. I am very happy with my first and recent appointment with Dr. Quist. He is an active listener, and took the time to thoroughly answer all my questions. He was meticulous with his examination and testing procedures which provided me a good warm feeling about the entire process.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Everyone involved in my cataract procedure was courteous, helpful, and extremely professional. Dr. Quist was great! He took the time to talk with me and put me at ease about the operation. He answered my questions fully and thoughtfully. I could easily sense how dedicated he is to his professional, and how deeply he cares about the welfare of his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

I was surprised the doctor himself called me the day after my surgery to ask how I was doing. I felt he really cared for his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. Quist was very knowledgeable and kind throughout my visit. He was gentle and listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

It was my first time seeing this doctor (Dr. Quist) and I was very pleased with his professionalism and his polite manner.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

I liked Dr. Quist very much Professional, personable & caring!

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