Dr. Sam Cohlmia, MD

Dr. Sam Cohlmia, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Sam Cohlmia, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

9449 E 21st St N Ste 100

Wichita, KS 67206

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
more than 87% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Cohlmia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cohlmia "Dr. Cohlmia is an American Board certified physician in the field of ophthalmology. He graduated from Wichita State University in 1989 with two undergraduate degrees of Chemistry and Mathematics. He then attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, and received his Doctorate of Medicine degree in 1993. He performed one year of internship in Internal Medicine in Wichita after which time he attended the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, where he completed his residency in Ophthalmology in 1997. He briefly practiced ophthalmology in Beirut, Lebanon prior to beginning his full-time practice in Wichita in 1997. Dr. Cohlmia enjoys gourmet cooking, skiing, jogging, and music composition. He is heavily involved in his church and travels throughout the country to educate Byzantine music chant, as he is in charge of Byzantine music within his diocese."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cohlmia "Our objective is to offer the best of technical eye care in Wichita, while at the same time providing compassionate care.  Being raised in Wichita, and having been educated in Kansas, Dr. Cohlmia is very attached to the community, and often donates his services to the community.  His compassionate care and up-to-date performance is his way to pay his community back."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Kans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Hospital University Colo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohlmia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Lebanese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohlmia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohlmia to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cohlmia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Great ophthalmologist with good staff and good bedside manner.
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Great staff. Great doctor. Very attentive and caring and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Cohlmia performed surgery on my eyes. The entire procedure and experience were great, and I felt at ease throughout the process. He gave me very good vision after my cataract surgeries. He is an excellent and caring doctor.
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The office staff was very professional and helpful. Dr. Cohlmia was highly professional, compassionate, patient, and spent a sufficient amount of time examining me and explaining to me my condition.
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The office staff was very kind. I had a long wait time, but the office has a pleasant atmosphere so I didn't mind. However, when Dr. Cohlmia came to do my assessment he took very little time to check my eyes and stopped midway through. My appointment lasted about 7 minutes. I don't know if it was a...more
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