Dr. Michael Shaughnessy, MD

Dr. Michael Shaughnessy, MD

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Dr. Michael Shaughnessy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

1611 S Green Rd Ste 306C

Cleveland, OH 44121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shaughnessy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Drusen
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Shaughnessy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaughnessy "Eye health is a direct extension of total body health. I promote whole body, physical and intellectual, exercise as a key in healthy vision. Our DNA determines who we are, but we control through diet, exercise, and stimulation of our mind who we will become. "

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

96  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Case Western/U Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaughnessy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaughnessy's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaughnessy to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Shaughnessy's 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He may be a good doctor, but you wait for ever when you get there.. Once the doctor got in there, it was a five minute encounter. One visit I was forgotten altogether until the person waiting for me inquired as to the length of time I was in there. They also forgot to call in a prescription...more
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Dr. Shaughnessey did my first cataract implant about 12 years ago and just recently did the second eye in under 10 minutes. Absolutely no problems, fully answered all of my questions and made implant recommendations that turned out to be spot on. He also cleared time to evaluate a retina problem...more
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