Matthew Ohr

Matthew Ohr, MD

  • Ophthalmology – Retina
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5
  • 406 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 167 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-8116

About Me

My areas of specialization include vitreoretinal and corneal diseases. I diagnose and manage eye conditions involving the retina, vitreous (clear gel in the back of the eye), cornea (outer layer) and other structures.

Retinal conditions that I treat include retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusive disease, diabetic retinopathy and others. Through early intervention and ongoing care, we can prevent and manage many potentially blinding eye conditions. Treatment may involve medical, surgical or other measures.

I perform refractive (vision correction) surgery, as well as surgically repairing dislocated lenses. I also treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss in those over 60 years of age.

I am especially interested in advanced imaging technologies, such as optical coherence tomography (OCT). This uses light waves to obtain detailed cross-sectional images of the eye. These images help us to clearly detect and treat problems.

Combining state-of-the-art treatment with personalized care is important to me. This includes listening to my patients, communicating clearly and treating each individual with compassion.

I enjoy working at Ohio State's Havener Eye Institute. It is widely recognized for leadership and excellence, and it's a privilege to be part of that.
Highlights
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015-2019
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2016–2019
  • Associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Director, Retina Division
Additional Languages I Speak
  • German

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Orbital Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Ophthalmology
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Retinal Vasculitis
  • Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Cancers
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Eye Injuries
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Uveal Cancers
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Susac Syndrome
  • Alstrom Syndrome
  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
  • WAGR Syndrome
  • Choroid Hemorrhage
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative
  • Choroid Tumors
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Diseases, Hereditary
  • Eye Hemorrhage
  • Eye Manifestations
  • Lens Diseases
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Scleral Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Perforations
  • Retinal Telangiectasis
  • Uveal Diseases
  • Choroideremia
  • Gyrate Atrophy
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Albinism, Ocular
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections, Fungal
  • Eye Infections, Parasitic
  • Aphakia
  • Artificial Lens Implant Migration
  • Lens Subluxation
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Uveitis
  • Eye Pain
  • Aniridia
  • Pemphigoid, Benign Mucous Membrane
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Aicardi Syndrome
  • Albinism
  • Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary
  • Hyphema
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
  • Keratitis, Herpetic
  • Weill-Marchesani Syndrome
  • Scleritis
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Geographic Atrophy
  • Wet Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Drusen
  • Retinal Dystrophies
  • Retinoschisis
  • Night Blindness
  • Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
  • Deaf-Blind Disorders
  • Angioid Streaks
  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Cancers
  • Anterior Capsular Rupture, Ocular
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Usher Syndromes
  • Wolfram Syndrome
  • Eye Infections, Viral
  • Panuveitis
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann
  • Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy
  • Keratitis, Dendritic
  • Macular Edema
  • Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
  • Aphakia, Postcataract
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Posterior Capsular Rupture, Ocular
  • Retinal Necrosis Syndrome, Acute
  • Choroiditis
  • Ophthalmia, Sympathetic
  • Uveitis, Posterior
  • Pars Planitis
  • Capsule Opacification
  • Retrobulbar Hemorrhage
  • Albinism, Oculocutaneous
  • Toxoplasmosis, Ocular
  • Walker-Warburg Syndrome
  • Hermanski-Pudlak Syndrome
  • Onchocerciasis, Ocular
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Cataract

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
MD
8/14/2000 - 5/28/2004

Internship

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

6/25/2004 - 6/24/2005

Residency

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2005 - 6/30/2008

Fellowship

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, OH

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2013

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology
11/15/2009

Academic Information

My Department

Ophthalmology

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

406 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

    Dr. Ohr was amazing. Thorough and very explicit in explaining the problem.

  • Reviewed on Feb 08, 2021

    Personable, easy to talk to, listens to my concerns and responds appropriately. No unnecessary testing or treatment.

  • Reviewed on Feb 06, 2021

    Dr Ohr is extremely knowledgeable, skilled and caring. I knew immediately that he was the right surgeon for my situation and we made a logical plan to correct my personal situation (need for membranectomy and cataract replacement with a balanced vision correction). He was deft in the execution of the procedure and caring and has been very attentive to the recovery process (even answering personal text inquiries after hours). My vision is improving dramatically and the distortion seems to be corrected.

  • Reviewed on Feb 01, 2021

    good

  • Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

    My 1st visit with him, listen, and gave me feedback. I like him.

  • Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

    No bad.

  • Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

    Dr. Ohr is a very good doctor. I was happy to see the same doctor as the year before. Previously there was a lot of turn-over.

  • Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

    greay

  • Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

    Dr. Ohr is always helpful and informative. He is a real good doctor and very caring.

  • Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

    Great experience. Dr. Ohr makes eye contact, listens, is understanding and provided great feedback.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Ohr has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • Alimera Sciences