Elias Traboulsi, MD

Elias Traboulsi, MD

Ophthalmology Cleveland, OH

Cole Eye Institute Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH

Office Address

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  • 9500 Euclid Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44195
    Phone: (800) 223-2273

Dr. Traboulsi's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Pediatric & Strabismus
  • Clinical Interests: Ophthalmology

Dr. Traboulsi's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Professor of OphthalmologyCase Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, OH
  • Professor of OphthalmologyOhio State University School of Medicine
    Columbus, OH
  • Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and StrabismusCleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH
    Staff, Department of Pediatric Surgery (1997 – Present); Head, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and Director; Staff, Department of Medical Genetics (1997- Present); Program Director, Residency Training Program in Ophthalmology (2001 – Present); Vice-Chairman (2001 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor of OphthalmologyThe Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute
    Baltimore, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1991-1993); Associate Professor of Ophthalmology; Associate Professor of Pediatrics (1993-1997); Chairman (1995-1997)
  • Chief ResidentGeorgetown University Medical Center
    Washington, DC
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (1989-1990)

Dr. Traboulsi's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's National Medical Center/George Washington UniversityChildren's National Medical Center/George Washington UniversityFellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Ophthalmic Genetics
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Ophthalmology
  • American University of Beirut Medical CenterAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterOther Training, Residency, Ophthalmology
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineMedical School
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of BeirutOther Training, Internship, Internal Medicine
  • American University of BeirutAmerican University of BeirutOther Training, BS

Dr. Traboulsi's Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Medical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical GeneticsClinical Genetics, 1987
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1991

Dr. Traboulsi's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma, Bangalore, IndiaAdolf Franceschetti LectureshipInternational Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma, Bangalore, India, 2011
  • Cleveland ClinicMerit Award, Center for Child NeurologyCleveland Clinic, 2011
  • Department of Ophthalmology, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.CDistinguished Alumnus Visiting ProfessorshipDepartment of Ophthalmology, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C, 2011
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Dr. Traboulsi's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The ocular findings in Kniest dysplasia.Maumenee IH, Traboulsi EI, Amer J Ophthalmol
  • Ocular findings in Cockayne syndrome.Traboulsi EI, DeBecker I, Maumenee IH, Am J Ophthalmol
  • Neovascular glaucoma and Ischemia in Wyburn-Mason syndrome.Traboulsi EI, J Clin Neuro-Ophthalmol
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Eye Problems.Chapter: Textbook of PediatricsPage 805 - 825
    Traboulsi EI, Maumenee IH
    Editors: Oski F.WB Lippincott Co
  • Ophthalmologic abnormalities in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.Chapter: Familial Adenomatous PolyposisPage 125 - 131
    Traboulsi EI, Maumenee IH
    Editors: Herrera L.Alan R. Liss, Inc, New York
  • Ocular findings in Turner syndrome.Chapter: The Eye in Systemic DiseasePage 26 - 27
    Traboulsi EI, Chrousos GA
    Editors: Gold DH, Weingeist TA.WB Lippincott Co
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  • The association of a fragile site on chromosome 10 with the Sturge-Weber syndrome and congenital glaucoma.Traboulsi EI, Dudin GE, To’mey KF, Bashow AO, Solh HMB, Ophthalm Paed Genet
  • Waardenburg’s recessive anophthalmia syndrome.Traboulsi EI, Nasr AM, Fahd SD, Jabbour NM, Der Kalous¬tian VM, Ophthal Ped Genet


  • Peters’ anomaly and associated congenital malformations.Traboulsi EI, Maumenee IH, Arch Ophthalmol
  • Hereditary retinal dystrophy.Maumenee IH, Traboulsi EI, Clin Decisions in Ophthalmol
  • Corneal changes in familial iris coloboma.Traboulsi EI, Ophthalmol
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Dr. Traboulsi's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Arabic

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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