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

Independence Family Health Center

Appointment:
216.444.2020
Desk:
216.986.4000
Fax:
216.986.4904
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Contact Lenses
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Eye Examinations
  • Eyeglasses
  • Optometry
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • 20/20 Vision
  • Aging and Your Eyes
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diabetic Eye
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Inflammations
  • Eye Injuries
  • Farsightedness
  • Herpetic Eye Disease
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
  • Ocular Allergies
View all 13 Specialties +
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Biography

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

Appointed
2001

Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, OH USA
1980

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA
1976

Specialty Interests

contact lenses ocular surface disease management

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

280 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

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Great doctor and staff. Reward your team!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Dr was very thorough, he took his time through the examination & explained it to me

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr Barnhart always take the time to hear my concerns and answer my questions

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Barnhart. Contact lens fitting was perfect on the first try!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Dr Barnhart was very professional, courteous and thorough in my eye examination.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Excellent doctor, will definitely return next year

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

My visit's with Dr. Barnhart each are all amazing. I am always satisfied and I would recommend him to the world.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Very professional physician. Explained findings in detail

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

THANK YOU DR. BARNHARDT FOR YOUR SPECIAL SKILLS IN DIAGNOSING MY EYE APPOINTMENT. AS ALWAYS, WE ARE VERY PLEASED WITH EVERYONE AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Great doctor. Great demeanor.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Barnhart is an excellent doctor. He is very kind and through with his patients.Sherry

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

dr barnhart and trisha were exc

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Excellent provider and staff.Thank you.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Had no concerns the doctor explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

although my child is not fond of getting an eye exam, the doctor was kind and explained what needs to be done, he gained her trust and made my child very comfortable

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

the nurse and the eye glasses provider were all very kind, patient and helpful!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Excellent in thoroughness of examination, courtesy and explanations. Dr. Barnhart applied the latest technology, resource and effort in providing critical eye-care service.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Barnhart is very good at explaining and has a warm caring presence.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

very good doctor explains and have helpful explanation of the eye problems i was experiencing

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Barnhart was very competent and a caring professional. I would go back to him and recommend him too.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr Barnhart has been my doc for years and his professionalism, efficiency, knowledge, and helpfulness has been top notch and consistent throughout.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

dr Barnhart is a true professional

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

dr Barnhart is great! very thorough!

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Barnhart always appears respectful & kind.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

excellent physician, have been wearing contacs many years. I never saw as well as I did after a fitting with Dr. Barnhart . I do tell everyone what an excellent Dr he is . He also listens and answers questions.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

AS I TOLD YOU BEFORE I ALREADY HAVE HAD GOOD EXPERIENCES EVERY YEAR WHEN I GO TO SEE MY EYE DOCTOR AND RECOMMENDED HIM TO MY MOM AND SHE ALREADY SAW HIM TOO.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Barnhart is always kind, caring, and knowledgeable.

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