Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD

Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Brecksville, OH and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Cleveland Eye Clinic

7001 S Edgerton Rd # B

Brecksville, OH 44141
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Bafna's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bafna "Sightpath Medical has selected Dr. Shamik Bafna as a Top 10 Surgeon in the US for demonstrating surgical expertise through high volume of cataract surgeries, continued surgical excellence, and exceptional patient care. Dedicated to the community, Dr. Bafna is committed to improving lives through better vision. Sightpath considers Dr. Bafna to be a leader in cataract surgery. Sightpath Medical is a leading US provider of surgical services and equipment for cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive procedures. Sightpath Medical has performed 500,000 cataract procedures nationwide with hundreds of practices. We are pleased to distinguish this leading U.S. surgeon. Dr. Shamik Bafna has been a member of the Clear Choice vision team for nearly a decade, after serving for ten years as a surgeon at Arnett Clinic in Lafayette, IN. Like all the Clear Choice doctors, Shamik comes to Clear Choice with a wealth of vision correction credentials, and a sincere passion for helping people. Shamik also brings an extensive education from the University of Michigan, including his BS, MS and MD. He completed his residency at the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor University, and received the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award during his fellowship at the New England Eye Center in Boston. Shamik is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomat. For Shamik, being an eye surgeon at Clear Choice fulfills two of his greatest interests – working with the precision of some of the latest technology, and bringing people the joy of enhanced vision. He had LASIK surgery himself seven years ago. When Shamik isn't working, he and his wife and two children enjoy traveling. They have been to 40 different countries in the course of their travels. HONORS AND ACHEIVEMENTS Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award Taylor Lions Club Ophthalmology Scholarship Fight for Sight Research Fellowship "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bafna "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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 Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Michigan
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • New England Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2016 Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, 2016
Media & Publications

Dr. Bafna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Dr. Bafna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bafna to family and friends
68 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bafna'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 (28)

I saw him at a satellite location so the section about his office was based on the local office. His staff was extremely courteous.
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This was an appointment for my 8 year old son. We came in at 2 pm on a weekday and we were out well before 3. My son was examined by three different professionals (including the doctor) and everyone had a great manner with him, responding to his comments and addressing him rather than me with...more
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Dr. Bafna is very knowledgeable and has provided excellent care for l Lois Hamilton. We are very confident in his capabilities.
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Very comfortable environment, Dr. Bafna very friendly and I am confident with this skills.
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Dr.Bafna is a Wonderful surgeon.Terrified to have cataract surgery (astigmatism also).I was fitted for a Torek lens.The staff was wonderful+comforting..Dr.Bafna put his hand on my shoulder to comfort me and the surgery was over in a matter of minutes!(I thought)I really didn't feel any different in...more
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