Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Lung Transplantation
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • End Stage Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sepsis
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About C. Randall Lane, MD

Dr. Lane is a staff physician in the Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute, Departments of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine. He joined the cleveland clinic staff in 2010, after completing fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Yale University.  His clinical practice focuses on the care of patients with advanced lung disease undergoing lung transplantation.  He also attends in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and is active in the teaching of residents and fellows.  He has participated in research which focuses on improving outcomes in lung transplantation, and has authored or co-authored papers published in Chest, Transplantation, Clinics in Chest Medicine, and the International Journal of COPD.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Yale University School of Medicine
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
New Haven, CT USA

Residency - Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Providence, RI USA

Medical Education - University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA USA

Undergraduate - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA


  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), end stage lung disease, pulmonary disease, sepsis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/30/2020, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

100 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Lane is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I am very lucky Doctor Lane did a potassium test, probably wouldn't be here if he hadn't. I have COPD but a lot of my problems were being caused by other things. Very grateful.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr Lane is very accomplished . I'm very satisfied with his care. I felt the virtual visit went as well as in hospital appointments

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

dr lane is terrific! he's very concerned with my issues especially as I just developed hypothyroidism. I can always rely on his advice.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

my only concern there are more things then just talking to the Dr . what about my chest x-ray. pulmonary test or blood work

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

I still feel my appointments prior to seeing the Dr are needed

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr Lane is profession, friendly, and extremely well informed. I could not have received better service

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

We love doctor Lane! I call him #1. He's the best doctor in my book! This was my first virtual visit and I was nervous, but it went perfectly!

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr . Lane is top notch! excellent doctor!!!

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Dr. Lane is great!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr.Lane is wonderful!! He's so easy to talk to with his great personality and professionalism. We feel like we're in the best of hands!! We appreciate CC having such OUTSTANDING doctors like him!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr Lane is a very good provider

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Transplant Coordinator and Doctor are both very thorough and caring in their approach.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

*Dr. Lane is the best. Very knowledgeable and based on any questions he was very helpful and explains info that is invaluable to me.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

dr. lane was very sensitive to my treatments for chronic lung rejection

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019


Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

dr lane very professional and caring. discussed my many I'm experiencing. we figured out some changes to fix a solution. gave me a confidence t my wbc issue.

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