Dr. Michael Sifri, MD

Dr. Michael Sifri, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Michael Sifri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

2745 Anderson Ferry Rd Ste 3

Cincinnati, OH 45238

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  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sifri's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sifri "Meet Dr. Sifri Dr. Sifri is an ophthalmologist, a physician (Medical Doctor) who is a specialist in medical and surgical treatment of the eyes and their associated structures. After completing college and four years of medical school, a physician must undergo four more years of specialized training before becoming an ophthalmologist. This specialized knowledge is refined and updated by taking additional courses at medical centers and attending professional meetings to inform the doctor on new advances in eye care. Dr Sifri is a Cincinnati native, who graduated with honors from Oak Hills High School and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, participated as a Glaucoma Research Fellow and the University of California, San Diego, then completed his internship at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. He finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He Is certified to do no-stitch cataract surgery and laser surgery for nearsightedness, macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetes. He is currently in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Cincinnati Society of Ophthalmology. He has also been an ophthalmic consultant for the Cincinnati Reds since 2010. Dr. Sifri has received multiple awards, including Top 10 Ophthalmologist in Ohio, Top Doctor in Cincinnati, the Patient Choice Award, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition. Dr. Elizabeth Agabegi: Dr. Michael Sifri is pleased to welcome Dr. Liz Agabegi to the Sifri Eye Center. Dr. Agabegi was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and attended Wheaton College, where she graduated with honors in 1998. She received her M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine in 2002 and then completed a combined medical and surgical internship at Crozer-Chester Hospital in Upland, Pennsylvania. Dr. Agabegi came to Cincinnati, Ohio in 2003 where she served as an ophthalmology research assistant in adult limbal stem cell transplantation, then successfully completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Cincinnati in 2009. She is board certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Cincinnati Society of Ophthalmology. She is a general Ophthalmologist with a focus on Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Diabetes. She is currently accepting new patients."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sifri "At the Sifri Eye Center we believe in thorough and compassionate  eye care for everyone."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sifri does not have any board certifications listed.

86  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • 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
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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Miami University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sifri has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sifri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sifri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sifri to family and friends
99 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (99)

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Dr. Sifri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (27)

Excellent experience would highly recommend to anyone needing cataract surgery
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Very detailed, caring and concerned for his patients. Outstanding Doctor.
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Dr. Michael Sifri is a great doctor and a compassionate human being. I have absolute trust in his skill and special talent in diagnosing and treating all of his patients. He has performed successful surgery on my eyes on three separate occasions. He relieved the pressure on my optic nerve with the...more
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Thank you for your review! We are thrilled that your surgeries have gone so well, and love having you as a patient!

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Dr. Agabegi (who is with Dr. Sifri) did my cataract surgery. I can only say wonderful things about her. She made me feel so much at ease from start to finish. I am so amazed with the result. I use to wore either glasses or contacts. She put a torc lens in my right eye and mono vision in my left...more
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I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Sifri for cataract surgery.His staff (offfice, nurses, operating room) are all top notch.Dr. Sifri is very patient-takes the time to explain every little detail about the surgery...before and after.Having the dropless procedure was nice..saves time after the surgery (only...more
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Thank you for your review of Dr. Agabegi, she is a wonderful surgeon!

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