Robert J. Purgert

Dr. Purgert was born and raised in Cleveland. After graduating St. Ignatius High School, he obtained his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University.    He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis.  He obtained his MD degree, as well as a Ph.D. degree for research on the retina, which has been published in scientific journals.

Dr. Purgert returned to Cleveland to complete his ophthalmology residency at Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute.  He most recently completed specialty training in glaucoma at Philadelphia’s world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital.  He is versed in the latest treatments for glaucoma, including minimally invasive surgery and laser techniques.

Dr. Purgert specializes in glaucoma.  He looks forward to providing for your eye care needs.