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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 10/2/2020, 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

341 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

46 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Dr. Lane was very friendly. Very good experience

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

I was especially pleased how quickly I was taken care of. All very promptly. Faster than prior appts at Hillcrest and much, much faster than 105th office. I am very happy with this site and with Dr. Lane and his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

It was a good experience. The doctor and his assistant were very kind and personable. The exam left my eyes a little sore the next day, but I sssume that's natural. I do have sensitive eyes.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Both the assistant and physician were great to work with. Though I was an easy patient seeing as they said my eyes are very healthy. But then the Physician gave me some other cool FAQ's just as an added personal touch for example he said that though I wear glasses my eyes are near perfect 20/20 and that others whom I may know without glasses may have worse vision than me in about 20 years and I thought that was cool to share that learning with me.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

dr. lane was thorough, kind and rsponsive.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Great dr. and staff!!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

It is wonderful that Dr. Lang and staff are now at Willoughby. All staff did a wonderful job of scheduling.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Lang is a wonderful Dr. who showed concern and clearly explained my condition and treatment in understandable terms. I have already recommended Dr. Lang and that friend has already seen him and and was extremely happy too.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Lane is a very fine human being as well as an excellent Physician

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

dr. Lane is very personable, easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Very good *Dr. Lane is great!!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

dr. lane could not have been more wonderful. he was extremely attentive and concerned about making sure that my somewhat urgent diagnosis was dealt with at the highest possible level to assure me the best possible treatment and outcome.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

The Medical Assistant and Dr. Lane made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

I will recommend the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Lane to others.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Excellent doctor. One of my favorite health care providers at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I was very happy that Dr. Lane was at Willoughby Hills now.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Lane is a good guy, pleasant experience.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Great doctor great staff

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr Lane was a gentleman. Very polite and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr. Lane was an excellent communicator and was very approachable and empathetic. He models the Patients First approach exceptionally well.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

I saw the doctor for a concern that made me anxious. The doctor's easy manner set me at ease. His exam was thorough. He answered my questions and gave me written information about my diagnosis to take home. I left the office feeling well cared for.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

This was my 1st visit/appt. with Dr. Lane. I was extremely pleased with his care and interest. He answered my questions and I felt comfortable with him. Thank you.

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