Robert Purgert, MD, PhD

Glaucoma Service

Dr. Purgert was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, where he obtained his MD degree as well as a Ph.D. degree for research on the eye. Dr. Purgert returned to Cleveland to complete his ophthalmology residency at Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute. He then completed fellowship training in glaucoma at Wills Eye Hospital from 2019-2020. He is currently a glaucoma specialist in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio.