Dr. George Markakis, MD

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Dr. George Markakis, MD
Dr. Markakis is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with extensive clinical, surgical, and research experience in the diagnosis and treatment of: corneal/ocular surface (dry eye, conjunctivitis) disease; external eye (lid/lash/skin) disease; cataract; glaucoma; uveitis (ocular inflammation); ocular trauma; diabetic eye disease; and refractive error (myopia/hyperopia/astigmatism/presbyopia). He has performed and presented over 15 years of ophthalmology research at national and international meetings, and has given informational talks to the general public, civic organizations, optometrists, and primary care practitioners. Dr. Markakis has also been actively involved in teaching residents and medical students, and is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University Schook of Medicine. A native Clevelander, Dr. Markakis graduated from Ruffing Montessori, and University School, and maintains close ties to the both east and west side communities.

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Dr. Markakis' Care Philosophy

Dr. Markakis enjoys taking his time with patients for a thorough examination and discussion of their health. He makes sure that his patients understand what they have, how it will impact their life, and how it can be treated. Dr. Markakis enjoys providing individualized, state-of-the-art ophthalmology care to his patients without the inconvenience of being a part of a large institution. He welcomes all patients, young and old, and of all ethnicities and religions to his practice. In addition to English, he is fluent in Greek and French.

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Marymount Cole Eye Institute12000 McCracken Rd Ste 215
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
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Dr. Markakis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Maple Heights |
Dr. George Markakis is a great eye doctor he fixed my eye problem .I've been to him many times in the last couple of years. I have recommended him to many people.
Avon Lake, OH |
Dr. Markakis gave the most through exam that I've ever had in 48 years of wearing glasses.. After having difficulty getting clear vision for both near and far prescription... he was able to solve the mystery of my eye needs and I am now seeing more clearly than I have in many years.
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Dr. Markakis is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with extensive clinical, surgical, and research experience in the diagnosis and treatment of: corneal/ocular surface (dry eye, conjunctivitis) disease; external eye (lid/lash/skin) disease; cataract; glaucoma; uveitis (ocular inflammation); ocular trauma; diabetic eye disease; and refractive error (myopia/hyperopia/astigmatism/presbyopia). He has performed and presented over 15 years of ophthalmology research at national and international meetings, and has given informational talks to the general public, civic organizations, optometrists, and primary care practitioners. Dr. Markakis has also been actively involved in teaching residents and medical students, and is an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University Schook of Medicine. A native Clevelander, Dr. Markakis graduated from Ruffing Montessori, and University School, and maintains close ties to the both east and west side communities.

Dr. Markakis' Care Philosophy

Dr. Markakis enjoys taking his time with patients for a thorough examination and discussion of their health. He makes sure that his patients understand what they have, how it will impact their life, and how it can be treated. Dr. Markakis enjoys providing individualized, state-of-the-art ophthalmology care to his patients without the inconvenience of being a part of a large institution. He welcomes all patients, young and old, and of all ethnicities and religions to his practice. In addition to English, he is fluent in Greek and French.

Dr. Markakis says...

Cataracts, Blepharitis, Contact Lenses, Dry eye Syndrome, Glasses, Glaucoma, Laser Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Markakis says...

High-end cataract surgery including: multifocal (bifocal) and toric (astigmatic correcting) intraocular lenses and combined cataract with iStent (glaucoma) procedures.

Dr. Markakis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications
    • In Vivo Measurement of The Thickness of Human Corneal Endothelium and Descemet's Membrane using Interferometry., 2002
    • Effect of Depth of Cut on Central Corneal Thickness and Curvature in Human Cadaver Eyes Using a Microkeratome., 2009
    • The Cone Location and Magnitude Index (CLMI)., 2001
    • Precision of Corneal Thickness Measurements from Reflection Spectra: Comparison with Orbscan, Optical Coherence Tomography and Ultrasound Pachymetry., 2001
    • Comparison of Corneal Indices Calculated from Instantaneous Radius of Curvature and Axial Distance Algorithms., 1998
    • Stromal Hydration of Clear Corneal Incisions and Its Effects on Central Corneal Topography., 2011
    • Comparison of Topographical Cone Location and Magnitude in Keratoconus Using Two Display Algorithms In Six Corneal Topography Machines., 2000
    • Cleveland Eye Care and Surgery Website, 2011

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy St. Vincent Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Kresge Eye Institute
  • Undergraduate School
    Kenyon College
  • Other Education
    The Ohio State University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ophthalmic Microsurgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Prism Lenses
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • YAG Laser Surgery