Alexander P Kosmidis, M.D.

Alexander P Kosmidis, M.D.

Dr. Alexander Kosmidis was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a board-certified Ophthalmologist and fellowship trained Glaucoma specialist serving the greater Cleveland area, with emphasis on the West side community. Dr. Kosmidis graduated from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine and completed his internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at CWRU/University Hospitals and his Glaucoma fellowship at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Kosmidis has extensive clinical and surgical experience across the greater New Orleans and Cleveland areas. Prior to medical school, Alex was an acclaimed competitive concert pianist. Today in his spare time, he enjoys performing free piano concerts in his home for an appreciative (and unbiased) jury consisting of his wife, Aryn, and their two cats, Zulu Zydeco (“ZZ”) and Abita.

Education & Fellowship

Medical School

  • Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio, 2007

Medical Internship

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Columbus, Ohio, 2008


  • Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Affiliated Hospitals Program in Ophthalmology
    Cleveland, Ohio, 2011


  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation – Louisiana State University, Departments of Ophthalmology
    New Orleans, Louisiana, 2012

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital
    Lorain, Ohio
  • Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital
    Cleveland, Ohio

Professional Societies

  • American Board of Ophthalmology – Fellow
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology – Member


  • State Medical Board of Ohio
  • Board Certified – American Board of Ophthalmology
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