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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.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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

360 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

76 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

What a wonderful doctor! He is so personable and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr.Mullins was awesome!

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

Exceptional Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

Dr. Mullins has been my optometrist for more than 30 years and I travel from an hour away to see him because he's thorough, attentive, compassionate, and very kind. He has always made me feel like my eye health was his primary focus.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Very nice good respectful doctor

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

Dr. Mullins was thorough and gave me sample contacts to try a prescription change which was very helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

I have full faith in Dr. Mullins. Referred me for my cataracts.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Never felt rushed. Dr patiently answered all of my questions. Nice sense of humor, pleasant and professional. Will be referring my husband to see him!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr. Mullins is respectful, compassionate, and caring during his interactions. He took the time to explain my vision issue and why it was occurring. Due his high level of his professionalism and expertise, I often recommend my friends and family see him for their care.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr. Mullins and Rose and excellent at what they do! Keep doing what you are doing.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr. Mullins used to be my Optometrist in the past and was sad to see him go. I found out that he came back to the Cleveland Clinic system and scheduled an appointment with him right away! He is the best Optometrist I have got so far and is very thorough making sure he catches and concerning changes with my eyes and eyesight specially having a big optic nerve to disc ratio. He monitors that my eye pressures are within normal range from baseline and he is very good at his job. I can't stress enough how great he is as a competent Physician and as a person understanding the needs and taking time to make sure his patients are well taken care of.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

The doctor is very caring, I have some serious issues and concerns, he is very sympathetic. Just love him, have referred a few to him!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. John Mullins knew immediately what my problem was and ordered a correction. I value his knowledge and care of my eyes. He is excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

What a refreshing experience. Dr. Mullins was very thorough and extremely kind. All Doctors should be as good.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Really good doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Excellent doctor!!!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

Dr. Mullins was very nice, informative, and a pleasure to see in office. He made my 10 years old feel comfortable and that's all a mother could want. Especially,When bringing their child into an office visit.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Dr. Mullins is wonderful! Explains everything so clearly and answers all questions I have about my eyes. Could not imagine better care from anyone else!

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Dr Mullins took his time with me. He explained everything so well and showed that he cared about me and my health.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Dr. John Mullins is an amazing doctor. He is not only extremely knowledgeable, but he takes the time to listen to my concerns, and explains everything in a way that is easy to understand. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Mullins has provided me information to choose what works best for me.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr Mullins excellent in reviewing last exam and comparing with present exam .He details any and all changes and explains in language you can easily understand.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Excellent doctor, good listener, wonderful personality

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Very good doctor

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Dr. Mullins is not only a consummate professional, he is patient, instructive, and thorough. He is without doubt a model physician.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

Dr Mullins was great about explaining all issues with my eyesight and answered my questions thoroughly and in an easy way to understand. I couldn't have asked for more from the time I walked in until I my appointment was finished!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

I already have referred Dr. Mullins. He is an amazing professional. He always makes sure all my questions are answered. I have no doubt that he cares about all his patients.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Mullins and his assistant both were wonderful, patient, kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Mullins is an outstanding physician. He is kind and caring, thorough, explains things, take the time needed, puts you at ease and is very focused on caring for the patient. He is also careful to protect the patient's privacy and he is very careful to clean and be cautious not to spread any germs, etc. I wish all physicians in all areas were as kind, professional, thoughtful and thorough as he is.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Mullins is outstanding in every way!!! He truly cares about his patients. He is so very kind, patient, trustworthy, knowledgeable and puts you at ease and he always remembers you, your questions, history and concerns. He is also very careful about germs and privacy!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Mullins is the reason I come. He is awesome!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Mullins is an excellent doctor, I look forward to our continued relationship.

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

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 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 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!

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