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

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Contact Lenses
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Eye Examinations
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Macular Degeneration Evaluations
  • Optometry
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • 20/20 Vision
  • Aging and Your Eyes
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Cataracts
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diabetic Eye
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fast Facts: Conjunctivitis
  • Myopia (Nearsightedness)
  • Myopia, Pediatric
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Pediatric Conjunctivitis
  • Pediatric Myopia
  • Pink Eye
  • Red Eye
View all 18 Specialties +


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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 - Wittenberg University
Springfield, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry

Specialty Interests

General optometry


  • Ohio Optometric Association

    American Optometric Association

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for John Mullins, 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 9/8/2022, Dr. Mullins 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

363 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

73 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Dr. Mullens is kind and listens and explains everythingIn a calm and caring manner.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr Mullins is always attentive and he seems to genuinely care about my eye health

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

My doc really helped me understand my condition

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr. Mullins always goes above and beyond to provide top notch care

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Brilliant Doctor! And exceptional service!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr Mullins spends tine and gets to know his patients. He remembers them and asks how they are, asks about school or the summer

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Excellent care from Dr Mullins. Careful review of eye care and future options. Patient and not rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

This was a great experience. He will be my eye doctor for now on.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr. Mullins is always very friendly and kind. He takes time to really listen to me and analyze the situation. I feel like he cares about my well being and I am confident in him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr. Mullins was extremely thorough even though very busy

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr Mullins & staff were very professional & courteous.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Mullins is very professional and extremely kind!

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

I have already recommended Dr. Mullins to several people and will continue to do so.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr. Mullins and his staff are phenomenal. They are what makes the clinic tick

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

This was my first visit with Dr Mullins and was very happy with the care that I received! 5 stars!!

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Thanks a lot! The best doctor and the best experience I've had with Cliveland Clinic so far.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

The doctor was amazing. He was very thorough in my examination and was willing to spend time answering all my questions. He even offered me some wonderful tips for my eye care that wasn't necessarily related to the issue at hand. He clearly is very experienced and intelligent. I also appreciated that he showed me a lot of patience when I was very nervous.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Mullins and his staff are wonderful people. I really enjoy my visit because Dr. Mullins is a great doctor, always answers my questions and is very attentive to my queries. He is a very professional physician.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I was very happy with staff and doctor.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I really like the doctor.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

I've followed Dr Mullins since he began practicing. He's an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr Mullins was excellent. I feel very confident in my care.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Doctor was friendly and courteous. He explained the procedure well, so that I knew how to participate during the exam. He thoroughly explained my results

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr Mullins is excellent! I have recommended him to many friends and family. He is the most personable physician of all my CCF caregivers.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Mullins and his staff deserve a 5 plus in all areas !

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Mullins is a Saint!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

A pleasure to meet Dr MullinsAlso, excellent visit overall

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Doctor John C Mullins has been our family eye doctor for close to 20 years. He has always been a professional, caring, & patient doctor. My wife and I find him very thorough and knowledgeable. He's also super nice guy.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Could not have been more pleased with Dr. Mullins.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

I always recommend Dr. Mullins to friends and family. He shows great concern for my eye health and explained options re lenses, computer glasses, etc.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr. Mullins went out of his way to address my concerns and followed up with a phone call the following day.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Mullins is professional, interested in answering all questions, making me feel comfortable, explains everything that he is doing during the examinations. He shares his results with me and makes sure I understands what stage my eyes are....I have been extremely satisfied with Dr. Mullins.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr. Mullins is awesome! Love him!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2022

I didn't have to wait to go back for my appointment. Dr. Mullins assistant was very nice and professional. Dr. Mullins was excellent and very patient. He makes you feel at ease and he is excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr. Mullins is great. Very thorough. Explains everything and answers all questions. Shows great concern. Very caring.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr Mullins is a real down to earth guy. Easy to talk to and understand. Plus a sense of humor, which is a bonus

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

The dr was wonderful

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Mullins is the best and everyone there was very kind.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Very nice, pleasant provider. Would love to see him again for all my eye care. Explained everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Wonderful doctor. Very caring and explained everything with patience.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Great person, good efficient Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Dr Mullins and his staff were excellent, very personable and professional

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Very good relationship with doctor, he is excellent

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Mullens was very informative about my vision health. He gave me good tips and advice on how to keep my vision healthy for years to come!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr Mullins is very knowledgeable, patient & compassionate about all questions & concerns

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

I have always been very pleased with the care of Dr. Mullins and hope to keep him as my regular eye doctor

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr. Mullin's is an excellent physician. My sons adore him.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

I love the Dr and all associates I delt with

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Excellent Dr., awesome staff, neat and clean room in entering area and Dr.s room.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Dr Mullins is an excellent clinician

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Office staff and Dr. Mullins were great! The optometrist helping with my glasses was great!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Mullins is outstanding!!!!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Mullins is very thorough and extremely knowledgeable. He is excellent at answering questions and making it easy to understand

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2021

Dr Mullins is a wonderful Dr. You better hang 9n to him.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2021

The doctor was great. He listened and was open about treatment options and explained things very well. Truly professional.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

I am very pleased that Dr Mullins is back! He is a terrific professional who demonstrates great care and concern for his patients

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021


Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr Mullins did an excellent job listening to my concern for watery eyes and did a extensive exam of my eye glands. He prescribed heat treatment, antibiotics ointment, and drops. His explanation of my issues were very well explained.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr Mullins is EXCELLENT!!

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Very positive appointment. So happy to see *Dr. Mullins back on staff.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Excellent care providers.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

My visit with Dr Mullins was calm and explained to me during the tests

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Mullins explained each each procedure and was careful with the equipment close to my eyes

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr Mullins was very informative and approachable. He took his time and explained in detail what was going on with my eyes. I'm thankful I was referred to The Cole Eye Institute.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Dr. Mullins is great at explaining and very caring.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Can't say anything negative about Dr Mullens, nurse or staff. Efficient, caring and always a great experience.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

I have never yet had a negative experience w/Dr Mullins. He is always very professional, kind, caring, pleasant, patient, confident, competent, thorough & knowledgeable. He is truly one of the Best. I feel so lucky to have him as my eye doctor. I've been going to him ever since he started his career in Oberlin, OH & now most of my family goes to him as well. Thank you Dr Mullins for your excellent service. Judy Hoffman

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Mullins is absolutely amazing!!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Mullins' has the perfect combination of kindness and professionalism.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I absolutely love Dr. Mullins. He's very personable, and fits with my personality. Knowledgeable and caring and is excellent with my eye conditions.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Dr. Mullins was my care provider for my routine eye visit. I have been seeing Dr. Mullins for over 20 years. He is always a delight to see, pleasant, listens and professional. He always listens to me and when I asked about switching up my contacts he was able to offer multiple options for me and they have already made a positive difference.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I recommend Dr. Mullins to everyone.

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