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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Stow-Falls Express & Outpatient Care
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Stow-Falls Express & Outpatient Care



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital
Family Practice
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Akron
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA


  • Family Practice / Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 2/12/2020, Dr. Higley 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

385 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

91 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

always feel comfortable with dr higley

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Higley is a true asset to your facility (my husband and I both have been patients of his for many years now (back when he was located at Falls Family Practice (at hospital) in Cuyahoga Falls).

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

always great experience with Dr Higley

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Higley to others. He is very patient-centered and answered many questions regarding Covid Vaccine, etc. Highest rating.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr. Higley is the best. He's great to work with and knows his stuff.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Higley is an amazing doctor and the reason we followed him to CC from Falls Family Practice. I appreciate that he really listens, asks questions, and is very thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Scott listens! This is not always the case with physicians treating older patients, but Scott always takes my wishes and concerns seriously. I am fortunate to be healthy and needed no new treatments so no discussions were necessary.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. Higley is the best.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Love Dr. Higley

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

I have referred 2 other friends to Dr Higley. He is always so concerned and caring. He takes the time to truly listen.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

*Dr. Higley is a great dr. he tells it like it is. No beating around the bush. Very likeable, easy to talk to guy.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

dr higley is great.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Higley has always been great at listening, asking questions, and talking through possible issues and treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

dr higley is the best doctor i havae ever had. i am 65 and have had many doctors. dr higley makes me feel comfortable, he is not shy about telling me how it is, but he makes it so i understand how serioous it is

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

My doctor cares

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr Higley is always very attentive and gives our concerns his attention. We pay more for Insurance just to go to him.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I was looking for a doctor who actually seemed to care what I have to say about my choices in my health. Dr. Higley was a very good listener, not at all demeaning in addressing my concerns. I felt valued and as my opinion matters.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I think I have finally found a good fit for a physician. He laid out all the facts about my health but was willing to give me the opportunity to deal with my condition in my own way first.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Dr. Higley has always been a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr Higley was very infused though

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

dr hygley is the best doctor I have ever had I never had more confidence in a doctor or have felt so comfortable asking questions

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Higley is the best PCP I've ever had. He's very knowledgeable, thorough, and really takes his time answering all of your questions! I've referred all my family and friends to him.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

very good experience. Dr. Higley is very up front and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Higley has always listened to my concerns. He's a people person, and you can tell he cares about his patient's well being.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

I love Dr. Higley. He takes him time with me and listens to all I have to say.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Excellent doctor patient relationship

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

always have excellent experience with my dr...always friendly

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

I wish more doctors were like doctor higley he has always went beyond most doctors listening and figuring problems out what's going on and he's a straight shooter I have and will recommend his services to everyone

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr Higley is great in every aspect as a professional and person

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Always a good visit with *Dr. Higley.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Me and my family been with *Dr. Higley for years!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Higley is the best

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Higley is the best.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Higley is an excellent doctor - always very friendly, explains everything in a clear and articulate manner. We never feel like he is in a hurry - spends just the right amount of time with us and always welcomes questions and conversations. I've recommended him and will continue to recommend him to people in our community.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Higley is a fantastic doctor. He talks to you like a real person, he's thoughtful, and intelligent.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

I have recommended three patients to this practice because of Dr. Higley.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

love dr higley and his staff.. he's been my Dr for 15 years

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I have always found Dr. Higley's office to be cooperative and sensitive to me needs.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I totally trust Dr. Higley. He discussed my issues, asked all the right questions, provided reasonable explanations to my health questions, and I left with a positive attitude that my condition was being properly treated. He exhibited a positive attitude, which is comforting to me. He treated me as a person, not as another check mark on the page.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr Higley is the best. We are very fortunate to have him as our doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

dr higley is awesome!!!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Dr Higley is always so caring and personable

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Highly is hands down the BEST physician I have ever had! He is attentive, compassionate and explains things in a way you can always understand. He is also very conscientious of cost of medication and truly understands me!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

*Dr. Higley is exactly the primary care provider that I was looking for and needed!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

I had never seen *Dr. Higley before and he was great! Very personable and kind. I plan to see him going forward.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr Higley was very reassuring the he could work through my numerous issues. His plan for my health sounds solid. I have a positive outlook about my health working with him.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr Higley is great. he listens and is concerned and comes up with a solid care plan.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

I would recommend Dr Higley to the Pope.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr Higley is one of these best Doctors I've ever had. He spends time with me and helps me with my issues.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Higley was absolutely amazing. He was very thorough, knowledgeable, and laid out a plan to assess all my concerns with my health. I would highly recommend him to anyone. He was very respectful, patient, and all around a great doctor. He deserves a great amount of recognition in my opinion. I'm so happy now that I feel like I have a doctor who actually listens and cares about my health, and wants to figure out solutions to my problems. I had a great experience at cleveland clinic all the staff has been very kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

I don't believe that I have ever had a negative experience at Dr. Hugley's office. He and his staff are always great!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

it was a very nice experience he is a very nice Dr. I felt at ease with him.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Always look forward to visits with Dr Higley. Always addresses the problem (HTN) and takes time to evaluate different options for treatment. In the past, Dr Higley has found changes in my bloodwork that could have had some significant consequences. He is a also a very good listener.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

as long as Dr. Higley is there our family will continue to use the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

All my experiences with Dr. Higley have been pleasant, prompt and helpful. He speaks my language and tells me what is what in terms that I can understand without a lot of medical jargon. He answers my "My Chart" questions promptly.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Higley listened to my problems, suggested a course of tests needed to resolve the problems and was influential is securing prompt appointments for the tests. He cares about me as a person and not just as an old man complaining about age related problems.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Higley was awesome. Great doctor and proud to call him.. me and my children's physician.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I love my doctor have been going to him for years even before he was part of the Cleveland clinic

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

nurse was thorough, love our doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr Higley is amazing. He listens and calmed down any fears regarding issues brought to my attention by the hospital. Couldn't ask for a better physician for my family.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

My family has gone to Dr. Higley for over 15 years. I feel he knows what he is talking about, I trust him. I live almost an hour away and I have no desire to find another doctor; I will gladly make the drive to keep Dr. Higley as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Loved Dr. Higley. Was referred by other family members.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

dr hegley is a very passionate doctor

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

dr. higley is the best.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr Higley is primary for all 3 of my children including myself since 2009. He takes very good care of us all. Always explains everything in detail so that I fully understand.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr higley's Nurse is always so good to my children they absolutely love her.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Higley has been my PCM for nearly 10 years. I always recommend him to friends and family

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

my appointments are always very professional and delightful Dr. Higely is a great Doctor.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Higley is awesome.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

i not. once had any bad experience. with Dr Higley. hes a wonderful dr. he does his job great.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

I have seen Dr Higley for years and even drove up from Columbus for ten years to see him. Great doctor

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr.Higley did an excellent job, he helped me with my health problems in one visit, than the VA did in 5 years

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

dr higley is always great at discussing all concerns , love that about him

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Dr. Higley is very caring, courteous, and thorough. I respect his knowledge on any issue I have.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr. Higley is incredible. He does not rush through the visit like so many others. He listens, explains things in layman's terms, shows concern for any issues raised, discusses various options for your care. Just a great guy.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

I Love Dr. Higley!

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

doc always spends the time i need to talk to him

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I really respect dr higley and trust his judgement. he has excellent bedside manner as well

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr.Higley is a great Dr! He always listens and wants to help his patients.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

dr Higley is wonderful

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Higley is an outstanding doctor. I have gone to him since he started his practice. My children and grandchildren do also. You should be proud to have him.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

so easy, greatest dr. on the planet

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I recommend dr.scott higgley to everyone

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Higley is a wonderful doctor. Whether it be a virtual or in office visit he does whatever it takes to take care of his patients.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I have brought patients to Dr. Higley!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

We have a better doctor/patient relationship with Dr. Higley than we have had with any other doctor. He is always very thorough & caring and takes as much time as is necessary to explain everything and answer any questions. We always recommend him to anyone we know who is looking for a doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

Dr. Higley is very compassionate, and he listens.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

dr.Higley is very helpful and I am recovered now. thank you so much.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Best doctor I have ever had! I feel like I am getting the best medical care here that you could possibly obtain

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Dr Higley is always very thorough and listens to all my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Dr. Higley and his assistant were very attentive and professional. Very happy that he's my doctor.

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