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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Hillcrest Ophthalmology
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes


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Education & Professional Highlights

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 Education - Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA

Undergraduate - University of Colorado
Boulder, CO USA


  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Sheldon Oberfeld, MD.

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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 9/10/2021, 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.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

713 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

99 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

I was pleased with Dr. Oberfeld's manner of explaining and taking care of me. Also his explanations to my questions were helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Dr Oberfeld is a valued professional. So glad he is here to take care of my eyes and my family. Lucky to have such a good and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld and his staff always explain what and why they do things that are necessary at each appointment.Always in a clear and understandable way. I have never left the office without knowing what and how any procedure will be handled.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

I LOVE Dr. Oberfeld. He always shows concern and explains things thoroughly.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr. Oberfield was pleasant, knowledgeable and offer answers to my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld Is why I chose the Clinic for my eye care

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

For many Years being a patent of Dr.Oberfield was always apritiated to him his assistant and workers at front desk. Thank You AgainHave a Great Day Every Day!!!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld always demonstrates great care and respect for his patients.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld always answers my questions and shows concern and compassion and is available by phone or text when needed.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

I would not be seeing Dr Oberfeld for as many years as I have if he wasn't a very good doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

The staff is pleasant and professional. Dr Oberfeld is great!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

I like Dr. Oberfeld very much. I would not recommend that anyone go to that location. It involves my paying for valet service and walking with a walker. I noticed many other patients using walkers and canes. Being there for one hour plus 45 minutes involved too much waiting for a simple eye pressure checkup plus the tech taking photos of my eyes.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Great doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. O is a good doctor. He is very thorough and take time with me as a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Always a positive meeting with Dr Oberfeld!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld responded to my message on MyChart immediately. I was very impressed with his caring!!!

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is fabulous

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

The care I received from this provider was excellent. Dr Oberfeld took time to listen to and answer all of my questions

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is the best. He took all the time necessary to answer my questions and explain things in laymans terms regarding my torn retina situation.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

My diagnosis was very bad news. The doctor was kind thoughtful and caring

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is absolutely a great doctor, I recommend him to everyone!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Great hospital and great doctors!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Great Doctor experience, always caring and helpful

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

I really like dr. Oberfeld. Very caring person

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Except for wait time to see doctor all was well.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

She gave me the wrong answer to my concern. When I told doctor he immediately started checking my test results.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Very good with dr O

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld was amazing. Explained everything so well. It was a serious emergency and late Friday afternoonAnd he worked through everything so kindly and professionally.Amazing physician.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Oberfelds staff and he work together in a very caringway,

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Excellent staff, courtesy extended at all times, prompt responses and great ease in obtaining answers to all questions. Dr. Oberfeld is the kindest doctor I have ever had the pleasure of receiving medical advice from along with his super skilled surgical expertise. The experience I had was less traumatic than what I had ever thought it to be. He communicated everything clearly to me, took time to clarify my concerns and definitely calmed some of my worst fears. He treated me like an individual with mixed emotions and completely answered all my concerns and TOOK THE TIME to understand ME. What a perfect doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is a terrific physician. He is obviously an expert yet he does not talk down to people and does not rush his patients. He patiently answers all questions. I am very impressed with him.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

I recommend Dr. O to everyone

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr Oberfeld takes the time to address any questions I have and is respectful of my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

The entire procedure was flawless. The staff helped me relax; the doctor answered all my questions and suggested some I might have that had not occurred to me. Wonderful experience.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Dr oberfeld is excellent - very kind and friendly and genuine

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr Oberfeldt is always very kind, caring and always takes the time to listen

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is the best!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Always treated with care and concern by Dr. Oberfeld and his staff!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is a wonderful physician. I cannot say enough about his kindness, expertise and the attentiveness he gives to his patients. The level of confidence he inspires in his diagnosis is absolute and I trust him implicitly. I have recommended him to many friends and colleagues and know they won't ve disappointed!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld was very patient and explained in detail my treatment options

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

so nice to have a great Dr.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

in how to use the testing equipment properly, and after hurting me twice, finally asked another tech for help. I was not pleased with her lack of empathy/experience, and her obvious lack of how to properly carry out her duties with this extremely important test. She really unnerved me and made me feel anxious about the outcome. I did not mention this incident to Dr. Oberfeld, but in hindsight, I wish I had told him about it. Perhaps whomever oversees the competence of the technicians in this office should pay more attention to their expertise and give further instruction and direction so they give proper care to patients.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld was fantastic. He determined that I needed a laser touch up to remove a capsule that become cloudy since cataract surgery two years ago, and did the treatment as part of my appointment so I did not need to schedule another time.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

In addition to his vast knowledge, Dr. Oberfeld has the perfect bedside manner. He is a great listener and is most empathetic.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is consistently an excellent doctor!!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld saved my vision. His incredible knowledge base and exceptional care prompted him to diagnose my serious eye problem and he sent me straight to ED. I was admitted that same day for treatment that saved my sight and my future. I am forever grateful!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is one of my favorite providers. Excellent customer service, knowledgeable, explains things thoroughly, friendly, stays on top of things regarding my eyesight

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is always exceptionally courteous and concerned.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr Oberfeld offers answers to questions with explanations.

Reviewed on May 26, 2021

I LOVE Dr. Oberfeld. He was through, he explains what he is going to do. Very gentle and kind. I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

dr Oberfeldt took the time to explain and answer my questions.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr. Obefeld explains things well and makes me feel comfortable in the decisions we make.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld greets me like an old friend. He gave me a simple laser treatment the same day instead of having me make a separate appointment. I greatly appreciate him.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

I was the only one in the waiting room. I was quickly taken into the examining room where my examination by a nurse/aide began the examination immediately. The doctor came in shortly and reviewed everything, and did his own exam. I received two prescription for vision change and was on my way in 30 minutes instead of the pre-pandemic hour required for a visit.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is amazingly knowledgeable and has great touch and is sensitive to any of my issues. He has been caring for me for years, also for my wife, and we give him their highest marks possible.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Love Dr. "O".. have been his patient over 20 years plus

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is an excellent doctor, I have the best care as his patient, very patient and professional

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr Oberfeld is a WONDERFUL doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld excellent; Tech people also very good

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Goldberg's office ataff did this for me very efficiently.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

I was completely impressed with the knowledge Dr. Bloomfekd possessed and how down to earth and pleasant he was!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr Oberfeld is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

No problems with anything. Dr. Oberfeld and staff are all professional, kind, and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Already have recommended Dr. Oberfeld to several friends, each of whom has been very satisfied ...

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr Oberfeld is very thorough and courteous. He let me determine future treatment schedule after a thorough explanation of my medical status.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr. O is especially attentive and caring. Even tho we live a great distance away, he has kept in touch and concerned about our well being.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

outstanding experience. Dr. Oberfeld and his staff are the best.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

I have always been happy with Dr Oberfeld's office.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is wonderful. He always listens to my concerns. He is very caring.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld was terrific. He never made me feel rushed, was compassionate, explained my options, and was wonderful! He is an excellent representative of Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

this is first time I did have to wait to make an appt. or see the Dr. Everyone was helpful, easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is a excellent doctor because he is a good listener and very through in his examination of my eyes. plus he is very nice so is his staff! .

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is always very professional and caring. I just love him.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Doc Oberfeld is great! Both my husband and I feel that way.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

dr. Oberfeld is a highly trained professional and in that context has always provided me with excellent treatment and care. his office is well run and professional. I expect the best when I visit there and receive. I especially appreciate dr. Oberfeld s "bedside manner". he is kind, concerned and honest about his decisions for my eye care. I travel about 50 minutes each way for my appointment and I have never considered changing physicians.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

I have seen Dr Oberfeld for years. he is always pleasant and listens. explains his findings well

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Have recommended this doctor many times.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Love Dr. Oberfeld I have been with him for many many years.He is a excellent Opthamolgist and surgeon

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

my family also receives as quality care from Dr. Oberfeld

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is the perfect Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Oberfeld is a Gem! Cleveland Clinics is lucky to have him as part of their team. he is a true professional! He has always been there for me and I trust him explicitly. a truly benevolent and kind human being who goes over and above to make you feel special and cared for!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr. Oberfeld is the best he made me feel comfortable before,during,and after my cataract surgery. Follow-up visit was good.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr Oberfeld has good bedside manner i.e. Chairside manner.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Overall, very good. Staff always kind. Dr. Oberfeld never rushes through the appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

dr Oberfeld is so kind and compassionate. I've been with him for many years and have recommended others to his practice. don't change a thing!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

live on the west side but continue to drive to Hillcrest for appointments with Dr Oberfeld. very knowledgeable and friendly.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

I am very happy that I found this practice! Dr. Oberfeld was kind, his technologist was great, and his front desk was great as well!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

Great service - would recommend *Dr. Oberfeld & Clece. Clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Oberfeld has one of the best bedside-manners of any doctor I've ever been associated with.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

I would recommend Dr.Oberfeild to anyone who's looking for the best.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Dr.oberfeld is. very good and caring

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

This was my first appointment with Dr. Oberfeld and he was kind, knowledgeable, and caring. thank you

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

In all the years that Dr. Oberfeld has been taken care of me I have never had a problem. Which is why I keep coming back.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr Oberfeld was excellent. He makes you feel as if you are the only patient he has, very8 thorough and seems truly interested in your questions. Keeps the visit moving and interesting.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Dr Oberfeld is the best!! I've always felt complete confidence in him and he's always willing to spend the time needed to explain his diagnosis a s treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

He has been my eye doctor for 28 years. He is the best

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