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Joseph M. Coney MD, FACSJoseph M. Coney MD, FACS

Dr. Coney

Dr. Coney received his BS degree in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He received his MD degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine.  He completed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University and a medical retina fellowship in diabetic retinopathy at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dr. Coney also finished a two-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee.  He has been a clinical investigator in over 65 research studies of treatments for diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and other vitreoretinal diseases.

Dr. Coney is president for the Ohio Ophthalmological Society, and serves as an executive board member in the Ophthalmology Section of the National Medical Association. He has been recognized as among the top ophthalmologists in the nation by Castle Connolly, and has been featured as a Top Doctor in Cleveland Magazine.  He is a Vitals Patient's Choice, On-Time Doctor, and Compassionate Doctor award winner, and he was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Coney's primary interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, traumatic eye injuries and complex retinal surgeries.  He speaks locally, nationally, and internationally about retinal vascular diseases.




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...I not only appreciate their skill, knowledge, and thoroughness, but also their kindness, reassurance, & the way they lifted my spirits...


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...I was always treated kindly and respectfully by the staff and with the utmost professionalism by Dr. Coney. 


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Thank you so much for the wonderful care you gave my mom… Though she suffered the last 4 months of her life – couldn’t eat or drink, could barely hear – she continued to read novels and work crosswords ‘til her final day with us...


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