Dr. Joseph Coney, MD

Dr. Joseph Coney, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Joseph Coney, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

3401 Enterprise Pkwy Ste 300

Cleveland, OH 44122

Contact Information

(216) 831-5700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas


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Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Coney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coney "Dr. Coney received his BS degree in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his MD degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University and a medical retina fellowship in diabetic retinopathy at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Coney also finished a two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee. He was president of both the Cleveland Ophthalmological Society and the Ophthalmology Section of the National Medical Association, and serves as president-elect and executive board member for the Ohio Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Coney is a 2015 Patients' Choice Award winner and was recognized in Castle Connolly's list of America's Top Doctors in Cleveland Magazine. His primary interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, traumatic eye injuries and complex retinal surgeries. He speaks locally, nationally, and internationally about retinal vascular diseases."


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  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Injection Therapy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Resurrection Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coney to family and friends
based on 97 total reviews (40 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (97)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Coney's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (40)

in Medina, Ohio 44256
Dr Coney has treated me for Macular Degeneration in my left Eye for over a year now. My Vision has greatly improved over time. I am Very Happy with the results,and Professional Care, that He and His staff have provided! Thanks Everyone! Jerry McVay
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Dr. Coney is the most caring doctor I have encountered. He helped my mom with her detached retina and has been under his care since. His chair side manner is exceptional and he speaks in a tone that can be understood! I would recommend him highly to anyone!
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I received excellent care from Dr. Coney and his staff. He is very knowledgeable, professional and caring. We are fortunate to live in an era where doctors have researched and developed treatment for serious eye problems. I am able to continue to enjoy my hobby of doing many types of needlework...more
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in Tucson
Dr. Coney diagnosed me with macular degeneration several years ago and I was terrified at the thought of losing my eyesight. He gave me the best possible treatment and with his professional approach and TLC, his efficient standard of service put my mind at rest. Because of his great care, I am...more
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in Franklin, PA
I was blind in my right eye. My retina was completely detached . Thanks to Dr. Coney I can see again in my right eye. I am glad I pick him to replace my eye sine
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