Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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About David Barnhart, OD

David Barnhart, O.D., joined Cleveland Clinic in January, 2001. Prior to that, he spent  20 years in private and group medical practice in Ohio and Arizona. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1980. Dr. Barnhart is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Ohio Optometric Association and the Cleveland Optometric Association. He provides primary eye care for adults and children, with a special interest in contact lenses.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA

Specialty Interests

contact lenses ocular surface disease management

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

235 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

My son & I both like *Dr. Barnhart. He is friendly & talks directly to my son and me.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Barnhart was VERY professional, considerate and answered my questions -- without being annoyed like some doctors are! Knowledgeable and pleasant demeanor.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Barnhart to anyone needing eye exam.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

Staff and Dr were all extremenly Professional and prompt

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

the doctor was VERY unpersonable, Very unfriendly. would not go back again. I wasn't there to socialize but he said NOTHING i mean nothing. TOO business like all he said was HELLO and did the test. I am not used to that at other eye doctors. he seemed like he was in a VERY BAD MOOD. Sorry I went there!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

I've been with Dr Barnhardt for a long time & very please with his professionalism and all the services provided.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Always enjoyed my annual exam with Dr. Barnhart, he is extremely competent and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Barnhart. He did a very thorough refraction and did not rush the process. He's also compassionate and a good listener.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2018

No complaints. Dr. Barnhart and entire staff is very helpful, professional, and pleasant to talk with.

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