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

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Family Medicine
  • General Adolescent Care
  • General Dermatology
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
  • Health Care Screening
  • Men's Health
  • Pap Test
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Skin Care
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Sports Safety
  • Student Health
  • Women's Health
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Primary Care
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts
View all 29 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
Family Practice
Dayton, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Toledo
Toledo, OH USA


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

health screenings, Preventive 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 5/16/2020, Dr. Devans 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

217 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

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

My wife and I have been seeing Dr. Devans for years and are fery happy with him. He is a strong reason why we stick with the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Devans always listens to any problems I may be having and asks if there is anything else he can help me with

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. Devan's has been my primary for sometime....he is thorough, and has always demonstrated concern and care......and is very wife comes to my appointments with me and Dr. Devan's always takes the time to address additional questions and concerns around my health and well-being.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

would highly recommend Dr. Devans to anyone looking for a primary care doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr. Devans has been my physician for a long time and I am always comfortable with his comments and suggestions.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr. Devans is excellent

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr . Devans was wonderful ! He actually looked at previous history /concerns , not what I'm used to in this hurried /on scheduled world !

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

The video worked out nice but still like an office visit better. With all that's going on with the virus this is better for the Dr. and the patience. Hope I improve on the video. Nice being at home.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr Devans is always ready to listen.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Dr. Devan is an excellent doctor and I wish i had him 20 some years ago. My other doctors at clinic were never took interest, nor did anything to help me except appointment to see them every six months. God bless Dr. Devan and I am very happy to have him.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

good experience. Dr. Devans always very thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I have referred Dr. Devans in the past. I can trust him to provide or seek answers to my health concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

To have an online appointment withe your primary care provider is priceless! Especially because we live an hours drive away from his office, but having him remain our PCP is so well worth any effort it takes for that to happen!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

I always mention Dr. Devan's name because he is an fantastic Doctor who is very thorough and compassionate physician. I recommend him to others quite frequently!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

With Dr Devan's it's relatively easy

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Doctor Devans is top notched

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

I had a list of questions and Dr Devans gave excellent feedback on all of them.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Devans is professional and knowledgeable in every way and gives excellent service to his patients.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Devan is so patient

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

can always count on Dr. Devans taking his time and listening to my symptoms and making the best diagnosis to his knowledge. He is always patient and considerate!

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

I had a very good experience! Dr. Devins was very thorough and answered all of our questions. It was like we were actually in his office.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

As mentioned before we had a very good experience Dr. Devon's asked a lot of questions and was concerned about her leg and gave very good suggestions on how to take care of it.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr.Devans is a great Dr.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

good conversation with the doctor

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Love my doctor, he knows me and has great follow up

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Dr. Devans is the best.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

dr Devans and his staff are amazing.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

The appointment scheduler was very professional in getting me in to see Dr. Devans.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dr. Devans was EXTREMELY thorough. He was able to pull out information that I had forgotten many years ago.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Devans was excellent as always.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr Devins is a wonderful physician. Please let him know that we regard him as part of our family and appreciate all that does for us.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

I always have a good visit w Dr Devans.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr. Devans is a very good doctor with an excellent bedside manner. I always feel he is giving me his full attention whenever I visit him. He has cared for myself and my children for almost 20 years, and I trust his opinion and advice.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

love Dr Devans ...wonderful

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

dr Devans is a wonderful doctor always listens to what I have to sayJust a wonderful person

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

All excellent. Dr. Devans my doctor for over 25 years He ands his staff have always been and continue to provide excellent caring service. I appreciate Dr. Devans as my doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

dr Devans is a great doctor. He listens, explains, understands, doesn't rush, answers any questions, gives me options, is patient, caring and polite. that's why he has been my doctor for over 40 years

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

This was my first visit as a patient with Dr. Devans. The appointment was easy to schedule and there were follow-up reminders prior to the actual appointment. I was quite pleased with Dr. Devans professionalism and with the fact that he listened to my comments and answered my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Devans. I was quite pleased with the doctor's professionalism and with the fact that he listened to my comments and answered my questions. I would definitely recommend this care provider to others.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr. Devans is the best !

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Dr. Devens listens when I talk. He has always explained why he recommends a medication and or a treatment and the possible side effects. Recently, I have recommended Dr. Devens to friends who moved into the area.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

I believe that my doctor {Dr. Richard Devans}, is one of the greatest doctors of all times. He is a very compassionate, understanding and very comforting. He has always took the time to listen to me, to explain things to where I understand them, has always made me feel like I really mattered and not just another customer.

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