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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

363 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

78 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

dr engel is very professional, caing, and warm.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Dr. E is extremely courteous, listens to every concern you have and never made me feel rushed even though his office is very busy. I would recommend him to any of my friends and family who need an amazing eye doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Dr. Engel is always attentive and courteous!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 Dr Engle is outstanding. He not only answers all questions thoroughly but his skill in showing and explaining my condition is so professional and caring. He takes his time in finding the proper prescription - very important to me as I have always had many problems with this. In short - he is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

I can only say how lucky I am to have drawn Dr Engel as my optometrist. He's patient when asked a question and his responses are always lucid. I feel that as a patient, my health and well being are his main priority.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Dr Engel was very thorough in answering my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Dr. Engle is the greatest. His concern, consideration, and patience is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

*Dr. Engel is always cordial & very concerned about the patient.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Dr. Engle is fantastic!!

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

I was very happy with my experience with Dr. Engel. He was very knowledgeable and professional while still being friendly and approachable with questions.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Dr Engel was very intentive and explained things very clearly. He always makes you feel lik. the most important patient never rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Dr Engel ALWAYS listens intently to my concerns. He is very pleasant and has the ability to express empathy and compassion. Quite refreshing!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

I was very comfortable with the Dr.. He has a very relaxing personality and made me feel I had known him for years.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019

Dr. Engle is always very personable and attentive to the issue at hand. also reassuring when dealing with new possible diagnosis

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Engle is very thorough. Excellent with communication. He truly cares about his patients

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Engle is a SUPERIOR doctor!!! He truly care about his patients. When he asks questions or explains tests he talks to me in terms II completely understand. Dr. Engle is polite and kind. Dr. Engle is one in a million and takes the utmost care of us so we can see our beautiful world!!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

great experience, great physician

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Dr.Engel was awesome. It was my first time meeting with him .He was very caring and professional. He gave me a new prescription so I can see better and my eyes stopped watering. Thanks for caring Dr.Engel . You are amazing.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Everything was excellent. I am very pleased with Dr. Engel.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr. Engel is great! Absolutely love him! He is so personable and friendly!

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

Dr Robert Engel is terrific & I've recommended him to many people.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

First time visit with Dr. Engel. very easy to talk to, he listens, shows concern,is familiar with all my problems and make me feel like we are are long time friends. Appreciate him.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Engel is always in an upbeat mood. He doesn't rush through his exam and takes the time to listen to the patient's concerns regarding their eye problems.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

The doctor was very knowledgeable, He was very professional and personable. Excellent and caring! I shall go back to him and recommend him to everyone.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Excellent doctor and staff. Very good environment.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Engle is knowledgeable and has great interpersonal skills. He is a pleasure to have as a physician.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Dr. Engel is the best physician I see at the Cleveland Clinic. I look forward to my yearly eye exam because of his friendliness, listening to my issues, and explaining to me my options in eye care.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Engel was very professional. He was the first optometrist to get it "right" concerning the prescription for contact lenses. I am very pleased with his expertise, and I will highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Robert Engel has been my eye doctor for many years. I return to him because of his compassion and genuine concern for my health. I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Engel was very pleasant and took the time to answer any questions I might have.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Ingle has always been great. But on a day when he clearly appeared to have too much on his plate, he was even MORE attentive than usual and came up with the best contact lens resolution for my personal situation I've ever had. How many people strive to do BETTER job when their under duress? Great job and he should be duly acknowledged for it!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

I found Dr Engel was easy to get long with and found that he even had fun with my jokes during the visit.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr Engel diagnosed my problem and went even further to help me with another issue I had. Going above and beyond his call of duty was unexpected but I can't thank him enough!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr Engel is the best eye doctor I have ever been to in my life. He is kind, courteous and actually listens to his patients as he gets to know them/their medical history. I referred my spouse (who also recently received great care). We will be referring our local friends.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

Dr Engel is excellent. I purposely travel 40 miles to come see him! He is always concerned for my well-being! I feel that he really listens to me and my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2019

Dr Engel is excellent! My eye issues were a bit complicated but he gave 110% AND it's obvious he truly cares about figuring out a patient's issues, not just getting them out the door .

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Engle was very thorough and explained what he was doing and the results very well

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

What a great Dr.. Great personality and really easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr Engel was highly recommended when we moved to this area 3 years ago. He is kind, friendly, and a very thorough doctor. He really listens and does all he can to improve my vision.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Dr. Engel is an excellent provider. I have recommended him to many of my colleagues.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

dr engle is kind thoughtful very knowledgable very concerning he is been my dr for many years i am very happy with his work

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

i have recommended several people to dr engle so kind thoughtful and knowledgable

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

Highly pleased with efficiency. And, Dr. Engle was excellent...very knowledgeable, patient3, and thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Engel is the best-he is so thorough, caring and concerned for his patients.

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