Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Bafna
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Cleveland Eye Clinic

1180 E Broad St Elyria, OH 44035

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(440) 366-6969

Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Elyria, OH. He is affiliated with medical facilities UH Bedford Medical Center and University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bafna to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Bafna accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
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Bronze Pathway X-OH HMO
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Catastrophic Pathway X-OH HMO
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Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Gold Pathway Group-OH HMO
Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
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Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Platinum Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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MultiPlan PPO
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Priority PPO

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Dr. Bafna's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Eyelid Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bafna treats Eyelid Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bafna treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Diplopia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bafna treats Diplopia more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Bafna treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Bell's Palsy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bafna treats Bell's Palsy more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bafna treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bafna's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Dr. Bafna's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bafna

4.9

Based on 97 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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On time, COVID protections , everyone is professional and attentive.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Oct 21, 2020
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Definitely, the future follow up was already discussed, which was helpful.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Judy Briggs – Oct 20, 2020
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Dr. Bafna performed cataract surgery on my right eye and the results are spectacular. I now have 20/20 vison in that eye and the colors are crisp and clear. Can't wait to get my other eye done. He made the surgery painless and comfortable. Would highly recommend him.
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George Jacim – Mar 23, 2020
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Avery positive experience and my eyes are seeing ?? thank you Dr. Bafna and the whole team
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Margit Gery – Dec 26, 2019
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Everything went perfect with my appointment, I really like Dr. Bafna, very thorough, excellent doctor, and I would highly recommend him! thank you again for such great service
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dec 09, 2019
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Thank you. You are so nice for saying so.
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Dr was very prompt, very clear in explaining what was going to happen with the procedure and all. Answered my questions. Very through.
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Laurie M – Dec 06, 2019
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Thank you. You are so nice for saying so.
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Pleased with surgery. Dr. Bafna and entire staff very professional, courteous and helpful. J. K. Nov 27, 2019
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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Dec 05, 2019
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Very good experience with this Dr. and office personnel!
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Nov 23, 2019
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I am thrilled to be able to see so well. Dr. Bafna was thorough and very personable. I can't wait for my second eye to be completed.
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Nov 16, 2019
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Thumbs up! All staff were professional, courteous, considerate. Great choice!
What went well
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Wendy James – Nov 15, 2019
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Hes a nice guy and does good work
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william walker – Nov 15, 2019
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I was treated very well. I enjoyed my visit. I felt very comfortable and confident in the care given me.
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Marvin Fry – Nov 07, 2019
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Professional and caring. Takes time to answer questions. Staff also friendly and professional
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Linda Wagner – Nov 06, 2019
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everything has been great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Nov 06, 2019
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Professional and easy to talk to with deep experience and the facility staff was also wonderful
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Nov 06, 2019
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Listens well and is concerned with your well being. With the many patients he has, he always remembers personal details.
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Oct 29, 2019
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This is truly a 5-star organization.
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Mrs P – Aug 01, 2019
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Dr. Bafna performed Lasik Surgery on both of my eyes about 10 years ago. He is vey good and easy to speak with. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Bill Donohue in Brecksville, OH – Jun 25, 2019
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Dr. Bafna is a great doctor, he made me feel very comfortable and explained the procedure step by step. He is number one in my book.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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D. James in Lorain , OH – Jun 01, 2019
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Dr bafna is professional and personable. He instills confidence in his diagnosis and examinations. My experiences he was correct with all of it. Office staff and Personnel are terrific also.
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About Me

The Cleveland Eye Clinic is a full service state of the art ophthalmic practice, which has served the Cleveland Area since 1943. Our Doctors are leaders in eye care education. They are dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of eye care technology. They are active leaders in a number of professional organizations and lecture internationally. Cleveland Eye Clinic specializes in the latest eye care technology and treatment for many eye conditions. 

Cleveland Eye Clinic is committed to the well being of the greater northeast Ohio community. This commitment has resulted in the Cleveland Eye Clinic receiving both the Excellence in Education and Good Neighbor Awards from the Better Business Bureau. 
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1997
New England Eye Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Baylor College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1993
Mich State U/KCMS
Internship Hospital
1991
University of Michigan
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2016 Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, 2016

Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Cleveland Eye Clinic

Cleveland Eye Clinic1180 E Broad St Elyria, OH 44035
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Cleveland Eye Clinic2740 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH 44115
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Cleveland Eye Clinic36505 Detroit Rd Avon, OH 44011
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    • Mon: 8:15am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 11:30am
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Beachwood25101 Chagrin Blvd Ste 150 Beachwood, OH 44122
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 12:30pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Cleveland Eye Clinic7001 S Edgerton Rd # B Brecksville, OH 44141
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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UH Bedford Medical Center

Bedford, OH
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

Elyria, OH

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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