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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 School of Medicine
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

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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

412 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Lane was amazing and I am so grateful to him. This was my first experience with any potentially serious eye concerns. He was so professional, informative and caring. He truly embodies everything a patient could want from a physician. He too assisted with my follow up care and answered all of my questions and alleviated my concerns. I knew I was being well care for and follow up was available at the Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Lane represents CCF well in the highest professional sense and with the most expectation empathetic approach.Excellent patient care like this needs to recognized and applauded! He and the entire staff gave me beyond an exceptional patient experience.In addition, Samatha also is an excellent care giver. She too truly has a passion and commitment for delivering the highest standards of care with kindness, understanding and compassion.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

I also had a follow up appointment with Dr Tuten; he too was professionally outstanding, caring and attentive to me. He did a thorough recheck and sent additional information to the Cole Eye Institute for my up coming appointment. In addition, Danielle was amazing! So professional and so caring. It's so reassuring and refreshing to experience this kind of care!The Ophthalmology Department at the Willoughby site Is truly top notch!Keep up the great work that you all do! Thank you so very much!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

No more glair in my eyes. Thank you, Dr. Lane

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

My long time eye doctor, D Gans, retired from main campus. Needed new eye doctor and since I live in willoughby, wanted a doctor at CCF willoughby hills. Dr Lane was super as was his technician

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

It was a good experience. Dr. Lane referred me to a retina doctor at the Cleveland Clinic Campus.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Very satisfied with Dr Lane and his staff!!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Dr. Lane was excellent

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr. Lane had obviously reviewed my previous concerns before the appointment, and was ready to address them with options. He was very thorough and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr. Lane at Cole Eye responded very quickly to my email concern. I continue to be surprised that all the doctors and practitioners that work with me respond so courteously. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

I really appreciated the depth of explanation, the options presented, and the pros and cons of each. Doc was very good in that regard and nurse Practitioner or whomever gave me the exam was extremely good. Detailed, explained each test, was kind and clear. Great team.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr. Lane is very thorough and explains everything so you can understand. Very good visit. Staff and doctor very pleasant.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr Lane is always very good at explaining my care and options.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

The appointment desk representative was amazing Dr. Lane and his staff were equally as competent and compassionate.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Nice staff enjoyed talking to doctor lane . Answered all questions and very insightful

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr Lane was friendly and efficient

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Lane & assistant were warm, competent and efficient. All my questions answered

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Lane was awesome very nice and kind and professional!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Everyone with whom we had contact was courteous, helpful, and friendly. The visit was extremely efficient start to finish and we felt that we were treated as if we were really important. We developed confidence in Dr. Lane and his staff right away and will be happy to return for future appointments.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

As a new patient to Dr Lane and having serious long term vision issues, I felt Dr. Lane addressed all my concerns before I even expressed them! He took my case seriously and proceeded with warranted caution and thoroughness.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Scott Lane and his staff were very gracious and made me feel at ease. The procedure was quick and my recovery has been great. I will recommend him with no problem.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr Lane is personable, explains everything. He even gets patients from the waiting room! Man works hard!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

I already sent a friend to dr labs who had her eye surgery with him

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Have only good to report for Dr. Lane and assist. No delay in getting doneWhat had to be done by her and Dr. Lane was ready for his exam of my eyesAs always. Hope he is there for along time yet.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

The doctor was informative an pleasant.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Great experience withDr Lane and his staff.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

I previously recommended Dr Lane to a friend and she went to him and was very satisfied.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

I was amazed I was able to receive an appointment with Dr Lane so quickly.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Lane always professional, he answers as my question and concerns about eyes.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

I am a yearly patient of Dr. Lane's. He is kind, listens well, and efficient. I will continue to remain his patient.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Lane is an extremely. Professional, exceptional doctor, thorough, and reassuring at the same time

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr lane was amazing. He was very welcoming and took the time to answer my questions and explain them I. Ways that I could understand

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

I felt that Dr. Lane went over and beyond. He took every precaution, he showed genuine concern and made me feel that he was doing his best to resolve my issue. I truly appreciate his efforts and care.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Everyone was professional and courteous. Dr. Lane was thorough and answered my questions. I did not have to wait long for an appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr Lane is great with his patients. He explained everything and seems to truly csre

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr. Lane was very professional and kind

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr Lane is vey good and efficient. MyChart should allow patient's capability toSchedule a appointment.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Very professional and satisfying office visit with a one of a kind physician who was kind, concerned, and a good listener.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

The whole experience was fine and I really liked Dr Lane. Thank you

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr Lane is great and I recommended him to a friend. She went to him and was grateful for the recommendation .

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

I have recommended Dr Alan's and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Staff and Dr Lane very knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable that I was getting goodCare

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021


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 19, 2021

Dr diagnosed a serious problem and got me an appointment same day with Dr Singh for further evaluation. Dr and staff were wonderful!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Great visit ! I was really scared because it was my first visit to an eye doctor but they made me feel completely comfortable with everything

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.

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