Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood
Primary Location

Cole Eye Institute, Beachwood

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Glaucoma Consultations
  • Glaucoma Evaluations
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
View all 5 Specialties +


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About Shari Martyn, MD

Shari Martyn, MD, is Associate Staff at the Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Martyn is Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University. Her specialties are cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetes.

After earning a doctorate in medicine at Case Western, Dr. Martyn did two residencies at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland. First, she completed an internal medicine residency and then a second in ophthalmology, serving as co-chief resident. A Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, she is certified to implant Alcon’s ReSTOR IOL lens in cataract patients.

Dr. Martyn received the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award (2006-2009). She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and of the Cleveland Ophthalmological Society.

After raising a large family and operating a private practice, Dr. Martyn joined University Ophthalmologists, Inc. of Cleveland. She also served as director of medical student education for the Department of Ophthalmology at Case Western and sat on the faculty council.  Her research endeavors include a randomized, double-masked, multi-center comparison of the aqueous humor concentration of loteprednol etabonate during routine cataract surgery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Internal Medicine/Ophthalmology
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Ophthalmology

Specialty Interests

comprehensive ophthalmology including cataracts, glaucoma and diabetes

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

466 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

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr Martyn was very nice and professional "good at what she does" She is retiring and I will miss that type of care, she is great! I am a retired RN ,Dr Martyn's care for her patients will be missed. I will continue with my eye care with the Young Dr Millstein. Good Luck Dr Martyn on your retirement(smile).

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

I have been with Dr. Martyn for years and always been very satisfied.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Martyn always takes the time to listen, evaluate and guide. Always confident in her care.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

love dr Martin

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr martyn was absolutely wonderful, very personable. very caring. A very good experience

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

It was a good experience the doctor was kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Good experience. Dr. Martyn is very good.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I have always been very comfortable with Dr. Martin; her "bedside manner" is always very friendly and informative.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

This was the first time that I saw Dr. Martyn, I really liked her and will be returning.Her approach is down to earth, friendly and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

I look forward to seeing Dr. Martin every year. She's polite and friendly and very efficient in what she does. We need more like her.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr. Martyn is fabulous. She's kind , informative and extremely good at what she does. Every year I see her, I'm never disappointed.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

no problem with provider at all

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

My experience with the doctor was excellent!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Very pleasant experience with the doctor. Also, great staff when checking in and out.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr.Martyn has been my eye doctor for 5 years and she is awesome! She is very thorough and when I got diagnosed with Diabetes, she has paid closer attention to my eyes as well. I moved all the way across town but I will continue to come to her.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr. was respectful and very thorough. She took her time and answered all our questions.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr Martyn is the best. She is an outstanding advocate for her patients. She is extremely knowledgeable, yet explains in a way I can understand

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

The doctor informed me of source of my problem and explained how to treat it.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Doctor has a very good manner with patients and takes her time

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

excellent provider - professional, humorous, attentive and didn't miss a beat.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

love Dr.S.Martyn, she is the best. please keep her.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I have been going to Dr. S. Martyn for years. I like and respect her opinions and skill.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Martyn is a great physician in all respects.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

excellent physician. thorough, explained everything, very kind, highly recommend

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

I love this office and Dr martyn she is an amazing doctor

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

i felt rushed with Dr. Martyn

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Doctor Martin was great,helpful and friendly

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

I had to wait over a week to see an with a doctor for my eye infection.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr Martyn is always kind.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

I was able to observe how busy this poor doc was. She is amazing-- to see this many patients on a schedule and be as pleasant as she was. I really appreciate her and her care she showed for me, as I was one of her last patients of the day. I hope someone thanks her for being a world class caregiver.

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

I thought Dr. Martin looked into my previous history with my regular doctor in depth to get a good overview of current issues to arrive at a solution...I thought she was professional and personable. She explained a lot.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Dr. Martyn was thorough and fast.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Dr. Martyn has always been a pleasure.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

I appreciate Dr. Martyn?s professionalism and approachability , and have confidence in her assessments and advice.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Martin is very good at her job. She has a very good ?bedside manner?.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr Martin was very professional answered all my questions very thorough

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr. Martyn was very thorough and made sure the concerns I had about my eyes were addressed completely.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Martyn is an excellent caring provider. thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

I have already referred people to this provider. She was wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

doctor was awful she should retire I will never go to her again

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

good experience doctor educated me about my eye condition asked if I had questions

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

I love Dr Sharyn Martyn

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Martin is superb!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr Martyn may be retiring in a few years and I will miss her as I developed a trust in her expertise and care.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Comments above apply to Dr. Martyn

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr Martyn has been my ophthalmologist for years. She is knowledgeable, extremely competent and a true professional.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

I had a great experience. I felt the doctor took time with me to explain her concerns and listened to me as a well.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Martiyn is a down to earth person who shows she cares about you and who you are!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

I have an ongoing eye problem and wanted a second opinion. I was able to get in right away to see Dr. Martyn. she was thorough, thoughtful and professional. her advice was taken and I am getting more help for my cornea problem.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

I go each year for my diabetic eye exam and have never had a problem. I enjoy Dr. Martyn's company...always pleasant, helpful, and friendly. The nurses that also do the testing are extremely nice and patient also. I am always in and out promptly. No complaints.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

No complaints whatsoever. I have the utmost respect for Dr. Martyn. She is very down to earth and kind and friendly.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

the doctor seemed rushed and was not patient with me. she just referred me to a retirna specialist and was not interested in explaining the issue with me eye. left me confused

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