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

Stow-Falls Medical Outpatient Center



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Medical School - 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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 9/20/2018, Dr. Higley has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Higley receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc.

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

248 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

been going to dr Higley around 16 yrs. only dr I trust . almost impossible to see him when I'm sick and need a dr quickly .

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

dr Higley is very caring and thorough and honest in his care of me. always answers all questions and gives good advice and honest opinions. always very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2018

The telephone circus to get to the appointment clerk is totally a pain in the ear! I don't need to hear any more commercials about Cleveland Clinic - I want to talk to the scheduler, one that does plain English, not East Indian or Ebonics, and not after a long hold time. With respect to Dr. Higley, I followed him to the Cleveland Clinic, and I will follow him anywhere. I totally appreciate his demeanor, his honesty, his ability to express in terms that I understand what the problem with my health is, and his knowledge of his profession.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2018

Dr. Higley is thorough, pleasant, tactful, honest, and really has his act together, knows how to explain the issues and their potential resolutions, and I really appreciate that!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

Why does it take 6+ weeks to get an appointment with my family doctor? I think the Cleveland Clinic is just trying to push through more patients, and the quality of the relationship with my family doctor is suffering. We have been going to Dr. Higgley since my oldest child was born, and the inability to schedule an appointment within a week or two is causing me to seriously consider finding another doctor. We don't want a relationship with a company, but with a specific medical provider.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

I absolutely love Dr Higley!! I moved to Cleveland and still drive to see him. He is a straight forward person who tells it like it is. He has always listened to what I had to say and helped me with everything I have needed. He is an awesome Dr and wonderful person as well.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

I have never had to what 3 1/2 weeks to see Dr Higley, and then the call center was trying to push me on to someone else, like I had no other choice.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018

Dr Higley is awesome!!!He has always been right on with everything!!He has made referrals for Physical therapy and I couldn't be happier!!

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2018

I love Dr. Higley as he is very caring and understanding. He treats you like a friend and you feel like he cares. He is always aware that money is tight for us and is very helpful to try to work with us when ordering RX, testing, etc. However since Falls Family practice was taken over by Cleveland clinic it is much harder to get timely appointments.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

We have been patients of Dr. Higley for eight or nine years. We feel he is an excellent clinician, and as long- time patients, we want to see him instead of other clinicians. While we understand this isn't always a possibility, we do get frustrated when we have to wait several weeks to get an appointment with him.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

he's a great doctor I would never see anyone else. I do despise the new Cleveland clinic take over it's less personal and it's not the atmosphere I'm used to. my complaint is more about the new ways not my care he's exceptional

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

dr Higley has had a major impact on my life. always supportive and has my best interest.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2018

Dr. Higley is an awesome doctor glad we have him as our family doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Dr.Higley always includes me in my health decisions and listens to what I have to say and cares about how I feel about my treatment

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018

the staff was professional and customer service oriented Dr Higley is a great provider he listens and is down to earth and helped me figure out how to solve the heath issues i am currently having im glad i have found him

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

Excellent first experience with Dr. Higley. Excellent listening and care skills.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

dr higley is great and always talks different options

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

the doctor was very thorough and took extra time to learn my medical history due to my regular doctor being out on medical leave.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

Scheduling has been an absolute nightmare since Falls Family merged with Cleveland clinic. I am extremely disappointed that the process is no longer quick or easy and the couple of times I have needed to make appointments I have had to schedule at least a month out which was never be case before. We will be looking for a new provider that can actually see us in a timely manner and doesn't make us feel like just another number.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Dr. Higley far exceeded my expectations as my new PCP. He listened intently, was expert in his extensive knowlege, inspired confidence in his medical judgment, spoke to me candidly yet warmly, took the time to help resolve some difficult medical issues. He is a superb clinician, and I feel fortunate to be in his care.

Reviewed on May 16, 2018

Dr. Higley is a wonderful doctor. He makes sure that I am taking care of. All of the staff in the front, back, and all around are all amazing! Thank you.

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

Dr. Scott Higley, D.O., has always taken great care of myself and my family. He always gives us enough information to help us make decisions that are best for us.

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

The only problem that I have, is the amount of time that I have to wait for my appointment and the amount of time I have to wait in the waiting room and exam room before seeing the doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018

my family had been with the practice for 10+ years seeing Dr. Higley.we trust him unconditionally.i have found that since the practice moved it had become harder to get an appointment with him.I do find that the My Chart is very helpful in reaching out to him and getting quick responses from him.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr. Higley is the best privider I have ever had. a genuine concern for my welfare and took the time to be complete. recommend him to all.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

I have been with *Dr. Higley for many years. He knows me and I know him. He has kept me going all these years. I appreciate him, and, he is easy on the eyes. I trust him.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2018

Dr. Higley is always attentive and listens.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2018

dr. Higley is very through and comes right in sometimes while the nurse is still taking vitals. he is always so kind and very welcoming

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2018

Dr. Higley is an EXCELLENT doctor and very proactive. I always appreciate his willingness to spend time and answer questions and give objective advice. I trust him and his care very much.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2018

I have been going to *Dr. Higley for years. He is the only doctor I trust for my son and I. Him and his staff are amazing.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2018

Again Dr Higley always has worked with me. I'm very grateful for all of the Physicians from the former Falls Family Practice. At one time or another I've seen each one.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2018

I would want no one else in control of my life then Scott Higley.

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