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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Corneal and External Diseases
Winston-Salem, NC USA
Residency - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA
Undergraduate - University of Colorado
Boulder, CO USA
Research & Publications
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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 10/31/2016, Dr. Oberfeld 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.
486 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
15 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Mar 20, 2017
Dr. Oberfeld is extremely caring--and conscientious. I just had cataract surgery and his information from beginning to end was thorough and appreciated.
Reviewed on Mar 10, 2017
Always good to see Dr. Oberfeld, very pleasant, professional and knowledgable.
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2017
excellent experience.I am a physician and am impressed with this office
Reviewed on Mar 6, 2017
Dr. Oberfeld is a great doctor! Provides info & instructions to take home & answers my questions. Wonderful doctor!
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2017
The Dr was very great with answering questions and providing me with information regarding my diagnosis!
Reviewed on Jan 17, 2017
I find him to be a very caring person with a good "bedside" manner. Very easy to talk to.
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2016
The doctor gave clear verbal instructions and he printed out the instructions in large print so my mother would have no problem looking at them and understanding them.
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2016
Reviewed on Nov 16, 2016
He is a very concerned and thorough Doctor. Very comfortable with him and feel he is top in his field.
Reviewed on Nov 7, 2016
iam generally very comfortable whenever I am with the provider.
Reviewed on Oct 11, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 5, 2016
He and his staff always take the time to listen to any questions and to answer me on everything that I (or my husband) ask.
Reviewed on Aug 30, 2016
Dr. Oberfeld is fantastic. Very hard working and personable.
Reviewed on Aug 19, 2016
all info was given quickly .
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2016
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