Andrew D. Barfell, M.D.

  • Posted on: Aug 13 2020
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Andrew D. Barfell, MD completed his undergraduate studies in Biology minors in Mathematics and Biblical Studies at Cedarville University. He received the prestigious President’s Trophy for the 2011 graduating class awarded to one male and one female student who demonstrated leadership, campus involvement and academic achievement. Dr. Barfell attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he developed an interest in Ophthalmology while participating in research involving prosthetic corneal transplants. He graduated in the top quartile of his class.

Dr. Barfell completed an internship at The Jewish Hospital, followed by residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. While there, he performed hundreds of cataract surgeries, intravitreal injections to treat macular degeneration, various laser procedures to treat glaucoma and retinal diseases and has managed numerous ophthalmologic emergencies. In addition, he served as a rotating Chief Resident, and participated in several international medical missions trips to Honduras and El Salvador with the International Association of Lions Clubs. He was awarded the Alan and Karen Zalta Resident Research Award during his Chief year of residency for his work with corneal transplant outcomes in elderly patients.

He joins Cincinnati Eye Institute as a fellow in Refractive Surgery. He has a special interest in Refractive Cataract Surgery, LASIK, and PRK. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, and daughter and their excitable pup, Lily. He is an avid cyclist and coffee roaster.

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