Thomas Steinemann, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology

Thomas Steinemann, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology in Cleveland, OH


 (216) 778-5830

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Additional Locations


Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute,
2022 E. 105th St,
Cleveland, OH

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About Dr. Steinemann


Dr. Thomas Steinemann, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, Louisiana, and Kentucky. He is affiliated with MetroHealth Medical Center and University Ophthalmology Associates. A native of Sandusky,OH, Dr. Steinemann completed a residency in ophthalmology
at the University of Kentucky with further specialty training in corneal transplant surgery at LSU-New Orleans. As a teaching physician, Dr. Steinemann works closely with the Cleveland Clinic -Cole Eye Institute
program. He is Professor of Ophthalmology at CWRU and a recipient of Cleveland Magazine's "Best Doctors" award.

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Services Offered



Keratoplasty
Cornea / External disease
Cataract Extraction

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1989 - 1991

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1986 - 1989

Mercy Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1985 - 1986

Medical College of Ohio
Class of 1985, MD

University of Toledo
Class of 1985

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Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

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Medical Licenses

OH State Medical License
1999 - 2022

AR State Medical License
1992 - 2001

LA State Medical License
1989 - 2019

KY State Medical License
1986 - 2021

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Work Experience

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
2008 - Present


University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Present


MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Present

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Awards

Outstanding Advocate Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2020

Teacher of the Year ("Outstanding Clinical Educator")
Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, 2016-2017, 2019-2020

Top Doctor
OH Top Docs

Top Doctors
Castle Connolly, 2013, 2015-2019

Secretariat Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006, 2008, 2015, 2019

Senior Achievement Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2017

Top Doctors
Cleveland Magazine, 2016-2017

Teacher of the Year
Cole Eye Institute/Cleveland Clinic, 2015-2016

Distinguished Service Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2011

Teacher of the Year
Cole Eye Institute/Cleveland Clinic Ophthalmology Residency, 2013

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Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology - AAO
Fellow

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Publications



PubMed

Passive Verification: A Flawed System Putting Patients' Sight at Risk.
Eye & contact lens
Yupari, R. J., Steinemann, T. L.
5/23/2020

Nine loci for ocular axial length identified through genome-wide association studies, including shared loci with refractive error.
American journal of human genetics
Cheng CY, Schache M, Ikram MK, Young TL, Guggenheim JA, Vitart V, MacGregor S, Verhoeven VJ, Barathi VA, Liao J, Hysi PG, Bailey-Wilson JE, St Pourcain B, Kemp JP, McMahon G, Timpson NJ, Evans DM, Montgomery GW, Mishra A, Wang YX, Wang JJ, Rochtchina E, Polasek O, Wright AF, Amin N, van Leeuwen EM, Wilson JF, Pennell CE, van Duijn CM, de Jong PT, Vingerling JR, Zhou X, Chen P, Li R, Tay WT, Zheng Y, Chew M, Consortium for Refractive Error and Myopia, Burdon KP, Craig JE, Iyengar SK, Igo RP, Lass JH, Fuchs' Genetics Multi-Center Study Group, Chew EY, Haller T, Mihailov E, Metspalu A, Wedenoja J, Simpson CL, Wojciechowski R, Höhn R, Mirshahi A, Zeller T, Pfeiffer N, Lackner KJ, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2, Bettecken T, Meitinger T, Oexle K, Pirastu M, Portas L, Nag A, Williams KM, Yonova-Doing E, Klein R, Klein BE, Hosseini SM, Paterson AD, Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions, and Complications Research Group, Makela KM, Lehtimaki T, Kahonen M, Raitakari O, Yoshimura N, Matsuda F, Chen LJ, Pang CP, Yip SP, Yap MK, Meguro A, Mizuki N, Inoko H, Foster PJ, Zhao JH, Vithana E, Tai ES, Fan Q, Xu L, Campbell H, Fleck B, Rudan I, Aung T, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Bencic G, Khor CC, Forward H, Pärssinen O, Mitchell P, Rivadeneira F, Hewitt AW, Williams C, Oostra BA, Teo YY, Hammond CJ, Stambolian D, Mackey DA, Klaver CC, Wong TY, Saw SM, Baird PN
38 citations

Corneal Infections Associated with Sleeping in Contact Lenses - Six Cases, United States, 2016-2018.
MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Cope, J. R., Konne, N. M., Jacobs, D. S., Dhaliwal, D. K., Rhee, M. K., Yin, J., Steinemann, T. L.
8/17/2018

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Journal Article

Passive Verification: A Flawed System Putting Patients' Sight at Risk
Eye and Contact Lens
Renato J. Yupari, Thomas L. Steinemann
5/14/2020

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