Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Primary Location

Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Contact Lenses
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
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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

Specialty Interests

contact lenses

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Rosemary Perl, 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 9/3/2019, Dr. Perl 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

328 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

86 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

This was my first experience with Dr. Perl and she was really wonderful. Also, I forget his name (Roger/Robert?) but the person who assisted me prior to Dr. Perl (NP, I think? Sorry so unclear!) was great as well.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

dr porter is the best !

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Perl and her staff are very very efficient and polite.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Perl is terrific and I recommend her to everyone.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

She was very friendly, she answered all my questions, in ways that I understand since I am not a doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

This medical provider is the epitome of "world class care". You are fortunate to have her in your employ

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Wonderful employees at the desk and overall very positive experience with assistants/doctors!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Very kind and helpful doctor named Dr. Pearl.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Excellent dr. Very caring, concerned about all of your vision difficulties / needs and takes her time to be sure you have the very best possible vision!! Love Dr. Perl. She is a gifted and wonderful dr and person!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Perl provides excellent service and is very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

The best optometrist/opthamologist in the city of Cleveland. She's caring, sweet, extremely thorough and KNOWS her craft. She has been my eye doctor for nearly 20 years and I wouldn't trade her for the world!

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

love dr Perl

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr. Perl is an exceptionally good doctor

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Perl was very thorough and helped me by answering questions that I had and opened my eyes to make informed decisions.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr Perl is very professional and adds warmth and personality to each visit

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

what a fabulous Doctor !!!!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Dr Pearl is wonderful !! what a caring Doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

doctor pearl always goes the extra mile to explain things. she's a pleasure to visit each year

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

I will try to schedule future visit with Dr. Perle. See seemed more interested finding the right prescription for me. The prior doctor I saw seemed like seemed like she did not care what prescription was right. She seemed rushed and was very behind on appointments. I think I was her second appointment of the day. In the end my prescription was wrong. That is why I sought a second doctor to work with.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

*Dr. Perl is amazing!

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr. Perl was excellent, spent time with me, explained everything well, and told me why she did or did not recommend certain things

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr Perl is very professional, knowledgeable , and efficient.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

I had a very positive experience with my visit. The Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have Dr Perl on their staff.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

My daughter transitioned this year from a pediatric eye doctor to seeing Dr Perl and she was nervous. In the end she loved Dr. Perl!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Perl is an excellent caregiver!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Perl is an amazing healthcare professional. I have been a patient of hers for many years, as well as my daughter. Despite how busy her patient load may be, she takes her time to perform the eye exam and answer any questions I may have. She is always professional, personal and caring. The Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have her in its employ, as I am to have her for my eye care.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr Rosemary Perl is the best eye doctor for me and my family. she is always smiling and very professional

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Dr. Perl is wonderful. I've been seeing her for many years. She's always very punctual and attentive to my needs. She's an asset to Cole Eye Institute!

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

very likely to refer provider to someone else.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr Perl is fantastic!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Perl is phenomenal-our family has been seeing her for years. we have always, without fail, had extremely positive experiences with her and the exceptional care that she has provided for us.We are grateful to and for her.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

dr Perl is great

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

my experience was good. no long wait and Dr Pearl was very helpful as usual

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Perl is very personable and friendly; excellent at considering what options are best for me based on my choices.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Other than noticing that the provider read the notes of the care assistant, no ability to assess staff working together.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Perl is a wonderful, professional and concerned Dr. I have already recommended her to many family and friends. My daughter and I both see her. Dr. Perl called me at home twice and offered her cell phone number if I had further problems and concerns. I cried when I completed talking to her because that has never happened to me before in my 70 years of medical eye care. I am so happy that she is my Doctor at Cole Eye.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr.Perl did a great job evaluating my needs and giving me a effective treatment. Her attitude was always positive and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

DrPearl was amazing! she was so good to my daughter and made her feel extremely comfortable and most importantly my daughter was thrilled with her experience! we would highly recommend dr pearl!!

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr Perl is an excellent doctor and her friendly demeanor makes visits enjoyable.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Dr. Perl was very professional, helpful and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Perl is so friendly and easy to talk with. I feel she is a friend as well as my trusted physician.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

incredible experience.. Dr, Pearl is such a fabulous doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr Perl was as always , exteremely caring and professional.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr Pearl is wonderful. She's knowledgeable, thorough, and caring. My husband and I have already recommended her to family/friends, and we'll continue to do so. Thx Dr Perl!

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr Perl is tremendous! Thx Dr Perl!

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Dr Perl is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr Perl was very diligent in checking my eyes for any changes and adjusting based on my office eyesight needs - computer + desktop

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr Perl recognized my schedule needs and asked the Optician at the optical shop to see me a little before the shop opened so I could see the technology she thought would meet my needs and get started.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Pearl was attentive and expressed concern about my health issues . She did a thorough exam and addressed all my concerns .

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

excellent...dr Perle is stellar and her assistant Elan(sp) is delightful,knowledgeable & efficient .

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Dr Pearl consistently give the best eye exams ! She is kind and understanding !

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr Perl is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Dr. Perl is a pleasure to see. Always is thorough, patient, kind, willing to answer all your questions.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

I have been seeing Dr. Perl for a long time. she always takes the time and is very thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr Perl always takes time to obtain the best RX possible for me. I am a challenging patient who has difficult seeing and she never hurries. I LOVE Dr Perl and have referred so many people to her. She is the BEST!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr. Perl is an excellent physician. She is so kind and understanding. She really listens to her patients. Thanks for the excellent care!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Dr. Pearl is so very sweet and thorough. she really listens and is excellent with my daughter.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

I have had Dr. Perl as a (very excellent) provider for many years-she has helped me overcome some opthalmic "challenges" over the past few years-I;m grateful for her to be my provider.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Dr. Perl is great! very personable!

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

very pleasant person, it was a JOY! to have her as my Doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

To my surprise, my visit was very good, from registration, Optical Technichan, Dr. Pearl was AWESOME! very knowledgeable to the final check out.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

Dr Perl is always great. she listens and takes the time to answer all questions and I don't ever feel rushed .

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

I love dr perl's personality and knowledge

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Dr Perl is an exceptional doctor and I continue to recommend her to others. she is patient, innovative, kind and professional. I would not go to anyone else for my contact lenses and glasses. I have seen Dr Perl for probably 25 years and she is by far one of my favorite doctors and the Clinic. you are VERY lucky to have her on your team.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Exceptional care. Dr. Perl is the very best. I see several doctors at the Clinic especially for my eye issues and she is definitely the best of all your Cole Eye Institute doctors.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

I cannot praise Dr Perl highly enough. She is a wonderful doctor, listens carefully to my concerns, explains why certain things are occurring with my eye sight. Takes time to examine me thoroughly. Grade A+++

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Perl in the past to someone and they did go to her and was very happy like me.

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Perl.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

I was super-pleased this visit and really enjoyed Dr. Perl's proactive approach to helping me with my vision problem!

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

We love Dr. Perl

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Everyone I interacted with was kind and professional. Dr. Perl explained everything very well and was compassionate and approachable.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr. Perl is one of the reasons I keep returning to the Clinic (had a bad experience with another provider). The only reason I left her care in the first place was because with my issues she decided it was time to transfer me to the care of a surgeon.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr. Perl is an amazing physician. She has a great "beside manner/interpersonal skills). Even though I only see her once per year she knows me and treats me with respect and shows great care concern about my health.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

doctor was too concerned with another concurrant appointment to answer any questions. interrupted by assistants multiple times. I left the office with significant vision loss, an urgent follow up appointment, and no idea what is wrong, what will happen at the appointment, or if I will get my vision back

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Love Dr. Pearle. Very thorough and always educates me on the importance of eye care. Good communicator and easy to talk too. Really takes the time to explain things.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

love Dr. Perl I feel she is extremely good at what she does which makes me feel confident that I am getting the best care and treatment

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Dr. Pearle is outstanding! She was a great listener and explained everything very well. I have referred several of my family and friends to her. GREAT doctor!!!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Perl was professional, caring and reassuring.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

dr Perl was outstanding ! great listener really showed care and concern for my eyes asked great questions non- judgemental when I was not complying w her prior recommendations from a year ago

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

My appointment with Dr. Perl was terrific. She is such a kind and understanding Doctor. I am so thankful that she is my eye specialist. She had encouraged me to have cataract surgery and now I can actually see all of the wonderful things that I missed out on. She is in the process of finding the correct script for my contacts and also for my glasses. She is a wonderful asset to the Cleveland Clinic and I enjoy and respect her ideas and opinions. She is also very efficient.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

All good. Dr. Perl really cares about doing a great job for patients.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

dr. perl is exceptional in every possible way!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

A most caring and professional Doctor who is committed to the highest level of care for her patients. I feel very fortunate to be under her care.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Perl was very kind and helpful and never made us feel rushed.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

dr perl was thorough and personable. she is a terrific dr who cares about her patients

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

Dr. Perle's compassion as she addressed my concerns re: the health of my eyes. I love her soft spoken bedside manner! I have recommended her to my family members and friends.

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