Dr. Nathaniel Cleaveland, DO

Dr. Nathaniel Cleaveland, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Nathaniel Cleaveland, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Danville, VA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

800 Memorial Dr

Danville, VA 24541

Contact Information

(434) 799-3232

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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more than 79% of peers
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Dr. Cleaveland's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cleaveland "Dr. Cleaveland is a surgical Ophthalmologist with a practice focusing on cataract surgery, refractive surgery, and medical and surgical treatment for glaucoma. He places a great value on creating a professional relationship with each of his patients, and explaining all diagnoses and treatment options. Dr. Cleaveland is pleased to offer no-stitch cataract surgery, including treatment of age-related difficulty with near vision (presbyopia) and astigmatism during cataract surgery using advanced technology lens implants and the LenSx Laser. A true Tar Heel from Sylva, North Carolina, Dr. Cleaveland received his undergraduate degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in English. He earned his Medical degree with Honors from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech, and completed both a Medical Internship and Surgical Ophthalmology Residency training at Michigan State University at Metro Health Hospital. There he was recognized with multiple awards for surgical skill, and served as Chief Resident and Associate Clinical Instructor."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cleaveland "Dr. Cleaveland places a great value on creating a professional relationship with each of his patients, taking the time to explain all treatment options, listening and answering questions, and working as a team to achieve the best possible results.  Dr. Cleaveland additionally demonstrates his compassion for those who do not have access to surgical eye care by donating his time and surgical experience to those in need.  He has traveled with Mercy Ships to Congo, Africa where he performed surgeries removing advanced cataracts for dozens of patients.  He will continue the tradition of leading the region in providing the highest quality and latest technologically proven care for each patient in an atmosphere of friendship and compassion.  "
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Meibomitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Edward Via Virginia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cleaveland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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