Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Contact Lenses
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Pediatric Optometry
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA

Specialty Interests

Adult Optometry, Pediatric Optometry (including children with Autism Spectrum disorders), Surgical co-management of cataract surgery, Contact Lenses

Awards & Honors

  • Ohio Young Optometrist of the Year, 2010
    Cole Vision Award for Clinical Excellence
    Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Engel 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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* 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

346 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

70 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

I felt I was lucky to get Dr. Engel & still am not sure how it happened.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

dr Engel is great! he's personable and professional. always on time and never rushes you. I've recommended him to many people.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Engel was very engaging in his approach. He took the time to explain what and why he was doing while answering my questions along the way.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr Engel is EXCELLENT. I cannot say enough good things. Provides excellent care and also is extremely personable. His team is all very well skilled and they work like a well oiled machine!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Engel was great and truly cared about my health. He redid the eye exam that the assistant rushed through, he listened attentively, he offered helpful information, and helped me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Engel always is kind , professional and beyond helpful . I love to see him

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

good experience would recommend Dr Engle

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

dr engle is awesome! he is kind and empathetic and I would highly recommend him to my family and friends. we have seen him for many years and would follow him where he decided to practice!! yes he is that good!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr Engel is an outstanding professional.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Seen at Twinsburg FHC, an excellent facility. One of its nicest attributes is the directness to providers. Park. Walk 50 yards. Fiddle with the kiosk. Elevate. Take a seat. Expect prompt call to exam room. One healthcare assistant away from provider. Home by dinner.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020


Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr E. was phenomenal. I wish more doctors cared and we're more like him

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

love dr Engel. he's the best

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Dr. Engle and staff were were professional.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Engel is always kind and respectful. He listens to all concerns and provides helpful information.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr. Engel is an excellent provider as well as a warm and kind person. He is extremely personable!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Engel is always very professional, caring and efficient. Always a pleasure going to my eye doctor appointments.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Engle is very personable and always receptive to questions and concerns and keeps the appointment lighthearted. I recommend him and the team to many.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Engel is the best!!!! He is super nice, attentive and easy to understand.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

The doctor was very nice.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr Engle is great.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr Engel is wonderful with children. He made my son feel very comfortable, and really listened to his concerns, and then explained his answers in a way that my son could understand. My son very much enjoyed being treated by Dr. Engel for the first time, and has asked that he be is eye doctor going forward. Dr Engel truly is an asset to your team!

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Engle was very accommodating when I talked to him on the phone about my problem and immediately made an appointment to get me into see him as soon as possible.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Love Dr Engel! I've been seeing him for almost 20 years! What a great professional!

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Engle is very professional, polite, kind and great personality.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Very good experience. Hoping that he will be my regular doctor

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr Engel has seen me for my postooerative visit. We remembered each other. he was personable and consciius of how we could avoid physical contact while completing the exam.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Top care provider I have ever experienced

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Engel is fantastic, personable, and compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Engel is fantastic, caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

We were seen right the scheduled time! Everyone was friendly and thoughtful. Love Dr. Engel!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Engel is a spectacular care provider. I have seen him on multiple occasions and each time he has followed up with a phone call. most recently, he called to confirm my follow up appointment with a different department. my appointment was not for a couple weeks and I was still showing symptoms. At that point he prescribed eye drops to alleviate the symptoms while I was waiting for my appointment. At other facilities I would have had to call, go through receptionists and nurses, and maybe get the additional treatment I needed. Dr. Engel made me feel like a person that he cared about, not just a patient.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr Engel is always personable, professional and thorough.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Engel is an EXCELLENT physician!!!! He explained my condition in a way that no other doctor has done in the past. I would recommend him to my family and friends!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Engel has great respect for the staff and goes out of his way to provide teachable moments for them.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dr. Engle is an excellent eye doc. he is thorough and very personable. highly recommend.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Doctor showed interest in my concerns answered questions and gave recommendation looked at me wholoistically

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The entire experience with Dr. Engel and the Staff in the Cole Eye Center with whom I dealt was professional, personable and efficient. Dr. Engel was a wealth of information, encouraged me to ask questions and answered, effectively all the ones I asked. I know he has a full practice, but I will be referring him to all of my friends!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Dr Engel is very thorough with all levels of my care.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

I highly recommend *Dr. Engel to all of my team! He always takes the time to listen and give thorough explanations. he also care to know me as a person and shows this by remember details about my life (i.e., career, age of children, etc.).

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I think Dr. Engel is great and just recommended him to my sister.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Engel is fabulous. He explains everything and is always positive and friendly. He one of my favorite providers.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Excellent care given by Dr. Engel

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Terrific eye doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Engle was excellent in explaining and treating my issue. I would highly recommend his care to others.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

We just love Dr. Engel he is always so pleasant & smiles all the time and very efficient He is a wonderful Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Extremely skilled doctor. I was the last patient of the day but he still spent a lot of time speaking with me about my eye health.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

exceptional service by Dr Engel and all the staff. front desk, check out, contacts and nurses. very pleasant experience

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Had a great experience in Cole Eye. Dr. Engle and the staff were great

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Engel is excellent both professionally and personally.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

The doctor is a nice person. But he didn't try to find a way to prevent kid's eye sight getting worse. What he told my kid was: "your eye sight is decided by your genes and it will get worse when you grow. Limiting your computer / ipad / TV time doesn't help". So, my kid listened to him instead of me, and spent time on computer / ipad / TV as much as he could. Then, my kid's eye sight got worse by 1.75 during one year!!! I saw a magazine talking about younger kids shall have limited time on computer / ipad / TV, and different age the time limitation is slightly different. How come he, as an ophthalmologist, doesn't even know?! Terrible!!!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Engel was very compassionate, explained the process and my issues very clearly, spent a lot of time with me and was generally wonderful. Happy I have a competent, personable new eye doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

dr Engle is great! he always makes us feel comfortable and explains things well

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

I always recommend dr engle

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Robert Engle is absolutely fantastic! His friendly demeanor, extraordinary expertise and clear commitment to providing an excellent patient experience, truly set him apart. I don't usually take time to complete surveys like this, but I feel it's important for the Cleveland Clinic to understand what an asset Dr. Engle is.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

I have loved working with Dr. Engel. He is professional and knows his "stuff

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr Engel was excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

He is the best doctor! I look forward to my visits each year!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr. Engel is my favorite doctor. he always listens to my problems and explains everything in an easy to understand manner. he is very personable and easy to talk to. he goes above and beyond for his patients!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr Engel is very knowledgeable, professional and courteous. He gives the patient confidence concerning about his or her status. Dr Engel is easy to talk to and he listens to your concerns. I have already recommended him to two new patients. Dr Engel is the reason I come to the Cole Eye Institute.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr Engel was awesome. Made a follow up call personally which was so appreciated !!

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

I worked closely with Dr. Rishi Singh for many years and he put me in touch with Dr. Engel after a week of eye pain; they were both so helpful and successful getting me in to first access clinic on a Monday morning. I really appreciate both of them!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Engel was an expert and amazed us with his stellar bedside manner! I am planning on changing providers to come to see him myself. He showed great patience with my daughter and we are very thankful for his care!

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

This was my first time seeing Dr. Engel. He and his staff was wonderful, kind and caring. He immediately requested me to see a Eye Specialist the next day, and walked me to the front desk and informed the PSRs to get me scheduled to see a Specialist. I had more questions I forgot to ask, so I left my questions. He called me back after 5pm that same day. Dr. Engle was truly wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Dr. Engle is amazing he really cares about his patients

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr Engel was wonderful!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr Engel was great!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Both the technical assistant and the doctor were outstanding in their care of me.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

The doctor was very pleasant and reassuring.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

I have been seeing Dr. Engle for quite some time. He is very good at what he does. I really like him and would not go to see anyone else.

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