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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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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 10/11/2021, Dr. Martyn 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.

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* 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

364 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr Martin is outstanding!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr Martin has been my doctor for 10 years. She's very pleasant, professional, and shows concern about my eye health.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

The Doctor was very thorough with my exams explaining each step answering all my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Martyn addressed all of my concerns, gave me information about the potential solutions, and helped me with the next steps. I really appreciated her help. I felt very comfortable.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Quick, efficient and pleasant experience, overall. Dr. Martin is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Every aspect of my visit was excellent. Dr. Martyn has been my caregiver for many years and I feel very confident in the care she has provided. Everyone involved was friendly yet professional.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

I have seen Dr Marten on 2 occasions and she has been professional and very personal. My visits have gone as expected- well.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

I like Dr. Martyn because she really cares about her patients. She has seen me on an emergency basis (same day) in the past which is great when you are worried about your eyes.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr.Martyn is relaxed and easy to talk to.And THOROUGH.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

This Dr is an A+ Dr. And always has been

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. Martyn was very informative and always explains everything and answers any questions or concerns. Been seeing her for years and glad to be back with her again.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr Martin was excellent! She answered all of my questions and was so thorough. I was so impressed with her bedside manner and genuine concern for my well-being

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Excellent doctor, professional, knowledgeable, and good at what she does.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Martin was very caring, personable and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Martyn was knowledgeable, caring and helpful.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Provider focused on my health status and needs. Offered appropriate advice.

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Love Dr. Martyn!

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

I loved Dr Martyn! she was very thorough and took her time to make me feel comfortable and valued as a patient, and not just a number. She also repeatedly apologized for the mistake that had me waiting in the lobby for an hour. She is a very personable and pleasant Dr.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

dr. Martin has been my doctor for years and is a calm, straightforward practitioner. she listens, is attentive, personable and supportive

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

The doctor did a great job explaining what she was doing and answering my questions. I had a very good experience.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

I found it odd that the Doctor did not ask or encourage me to be vaccinated against COVID-19. I found it odder that she did not know if her staff members had been vccinated.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Very prompt and professional service, the MA or Nurse was awesome, took a lot of anxiety out of going to the Dr. loved Dr Martyn also

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Martyn is an excellent doctor - my husband and I have been going to her for years

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

I was pleased that there was little change to my eyesight. It was my first time seeing Dr. Martyn and I will become a regular patient.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr. Martyn was her usual professional, caring, friendly self.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

The treatment and appointment with DR Shari Martyn was excellent. I always feel that Dr Martyn provides me with the best medical care and will always request her to be my physician at the Cole eye center. Thank you for providing such excellent care!!!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Martyn for many years and my experience has always been outstanding.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Martyn always treats me with respect and listens as though I'm her only priority.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

the doctor was very good and helpful with my problems and very friendly

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Martyn encourages me to keep diabetes A1C in healthy range to keep eyes healthy. I appreciate the help.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr. Martyn is very good at what she does.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr. Martyn is excellent!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

This was my first time seeing a physician at the Cleveland Clinic. I was very impressed with Dr Martyn's knowledge and concern for me.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr m is the best she truly cares about the patient

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr. m is one of the best in Clinc system she should be trading the new on doc on how to interact with patients

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

again dr m is the best

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

I received world class patient care, will recommend this doctor, and continue to use this provider in the future.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr. Martyn is excellent. Getting an appointment with ophthalmology is not easy.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Shari Martyn was very professional and reassuring!

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

The staff and doctor worked well together which made me even more comfortable.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

*Dr. Martyn is a very good doctor. Her staff is polite and competent.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

I used My Chart to schedule my appointment. The doctor's office scheduled it without a problem.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

excellent and superb doctor

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr Martin and her assistant really made me feel comfortable. they answered all my questions and were very upbeat and professional.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Martyn has been my doctor for several years and I trust her. She's very good and explains to the fullest any problems with your eyes. I'm always satisfied.

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