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Lawrence E. Lohman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Lawrence E. Lohman, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in Refractive, cataract and corneal surgeries and is medical director and founder of Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons. Originally from Cuyahoga Falls, he was Phi Beta Kappa at Denison University where he graduated with honors. He received the Eli G. Alcorn prize in ophthalmology while in medical school at Ohio State University, extended his medical training in Grand Rapids, Michigan and completed ophthalmology training at the Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus. He added an additional 1 1/2 years of fellowship training and research in corneal surgery with Dr. James Aquavella at Park Ridge Hospital and The University of Rochester in New York.

As an extension of his specialty work in corneal surgery, Dr Lohman studied with several early pioneers in the field of corneal refractive surgery. In addition, he visited the Fyodorov Eye Institute in Moscow in 1989 to observe incisional techniques to correct nearsightedness, and participated in a work/study program of LASIK surgery in Shanghai, China prior to that surgery's approval by the FDA in this country. He founded the Refractive Center at Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons in 1992. He has performed thousands of LASIK, LASEK , PRK and other corneal surgeries, utilizing several different lasers (including Alcon {SUMMIT}, VISX and NIDEK instruments.) He has helped train other ophthalmologists during their qualification studies required to perform LASIK surgery.

Dr. Lohman has been honored by his physician peers by being named to "Best Doctors in America" multiple times, beginning with the first Midwest edition in 1996. In addition, he has been chosen as the personal eye surgeon for refractive, corneal and cataract procedures by numerous medical professionals.

His Honors Include:

  • Best Doctors In America
  • Summit Apex Award For Excellence In Refractive Surgery
  • National Registry Of Who's Who
  • Named In "Guide To America's Top Ophthalmologists"
  • Diplomat, American Board Of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Academy Of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American College Of Surgeons

Dr. Lohman is a member of multiple local, national and international medical and surgery societies and has been active in leadership positions. He has been featured in articles in the local media including "Northern Ohio Live." He has been an invited speaker locally, nationally and internationally, including presentations in Japan, Russia and Europe. He has contributed numerous articles to scientific publications and serves as a medical reviewer for the journal OPHTHALMOLOGY.

Dr. Lohman's local hospital affiliations include Robinson Memorial Hospital, Summa Health System's Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals, Akron General Medical Center and St. Clare Surgery Center, where he serves as director of ophthalmology.

   
 

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