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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Primary Location

Willoughby Hills Family Health Center


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Cincinnati Medical Center/University Hospital
Cincinnati, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Vanderbilt University College of Medicine
Nashville, TN USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Ophthalmology

Specialty Interests

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Medical/Laser/Surgical Eye Care, Cataract Surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for James Scott Lane, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/4/2021, Dr. Lane has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

416 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Very professional healthcare. The doctors exam was quick and straight to the point. I don't believe he smile once during the exam but, he knew his job.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021


Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr. Lane saw me on short notice. Had reviewed my extensive file prior to the examination and confirmed that no immediate/concerning issues were present. He suggested I follow-up with Dr. Kaiser. Excellent care and "chair-side" manner.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Dr. Lane is awesome! Such a great diagnostician. Truly caring man. I've already recommended him to many people.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Dr. Lane was phenomenal. He was communicative, direct and made sure my situation was addressed immediately at Main Campus. Only shortfall was that I would have liked to have the exam room door closed. I am also a male so that could not have been the reason the door was open.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I tried to request an appointment with Dr. Lane Via MyChart. It didn't work. Had to call the appointment center.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Excellent doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

I was able to schedule an appointment with doctor Lane quickly.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr Lane was personable and professional, an asset to the Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Dr. Lane is an absolute delight! He thoroughly explained what was happening with my eyes which made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

The doctor was great we discussed my issues he made some suggestions and I was very satisfied

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

My doctor and nurse were great. They made an eye exam fun. Very professional.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Great doctor, staff, and entire office personal

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Very personable and professional Physician. Full and complete eye exam.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

I had no problem making my appointment. I did however call fairly far in advance to get the date closest to what I wanted. The appointment went well everything was good. Dr. Lane is very nice answered all my questions and his staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Lane's for several years now and I am always very pleased by his care and the care given to me by his technicians and assistance

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Once could get appointment things were excellent. Office staff, assistant and visit with Dr.Scot

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Lane was very knowledgeable and very respectful and nice. I'm totally satisfied.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

And over all great experiences. I would highly recommend Dr. Lane to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

I was impressed with the doctor and how he explained everything. He took his time and didn't rush. All good.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

tech and physician were both great.

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Lane did a thorough exam of my eyes. He is very outgoing and makes you feel comfortable. Explains each phase of the exam. He is an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Dr Lane and his whole staff are very professional very nice and polite.My experience was good

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

A very pleasant experience. Dr. Lane explained every aspect of my problem and gave excellent advice regarding current treatment and avoiding future occurrences. The entire process from scheduling, checking in, initial diagnosis with the nurse, and consultation with Dr. Lane was professional and beyond expectations.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

Very happy with the service & doctor of the clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

*Dr. Lane is excellent and caring. He explains things clearly. I have already recommended him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Great care by Dr Lane.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. Lane is terrific!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

all the nurses and the doctor were very personable and friendly and at the same time they all were very professional and I felt like I was well taken care of.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Extremely pleased with the doctor. I've already recommended him to others in my family.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

staff is very nice Dr lane is my Dr for now on very nice man

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Dr Lane was great

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

wonderful Doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. lane'S since before he came to Cleveelaond Clinic and his respect, care and explaining as the deed arises has never changed; it and he are impeccable. Thank for having on your staff.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

I felt I was under excellent care with Dr. Lane. Excellent Doctor and my cataract procedure went well. follow up visit was good also. I would highly recommend Dr. Lane to family and friends!!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

terrific doc and terrific assistant Patty. explained everything perfectly.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

doctor was very nice to me. I really felt that he cared about me.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Lane is top notch in a Dr. patient relationship. He listens he answers he educates you as far as your condition.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021


Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Outstanding. *Dr. Lane one of the best I met.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

*Dr. Lane is the best. Very professional, knowledgeable, and kind.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

I really liked this doctor. since it was a same day appointment I traveled about 45 minutes to get in. if this wasn't so far away I would definitely see him as a primary eye doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr and staff were very friendly and professional. I was even able to schedule an appointment for my husband while waiting all of maybe 10mins to get called back. I work in healthcare and this was a very good experience.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Dr. Lane was amazing. He is very knowledgeable and explained everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Lane showed his concern regarding my condition and worked very hard to get my appointment with a specialist. Thank you very much, Dr. Lane.

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