Treatment & Services
- Cataract Evaluations
- Cataract Implant Surgery
- Cataract Surgery
- Diabetic Eye Examinations
- Glaucoma Evaluations
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
- Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Emory University
Atlanta, GA USA
comprehensive ophthalmology including cataracts, glaucoma and diabetes, cataract surgery
Awards & Honors
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Research & Publications
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As of 9/7/2017, Dr. Gans 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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447 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
23 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018
I love Dr. Gans!
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018
documentation was very good I guess Dr assumed I could and would read the dischard information.
Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018
Dr. Gans has always been a very nice provider. I appreciate him a lot.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018
Dr. Gans is one of the best. He made me feel at ease during a very stressful time. Not being able to see is very scary. He was able to explain everything in a manner that I was able to understand and feel comfortable with.
Reviewed on May 24, 2018
Able to get a same day appointment due to a cancellation. Everything went very smoothly. Dr. Gans was efficient, but not rushed. Great visit.
Reviewed on May 23, 2018
My meeting with Dr. Gans was brief but pleasant. He gave me the actual eye exam (internal eye) and answered all my questions.
Reviewed on May 21, 2018
Appointment was completed in a timely manner. Provider was on time and thorough in his exam and asked if I had any further questions once the exam was complete. A very good experience with him as usual.
Reviewed on May 10, 2018
Dr. Ganz gave a very detailed explanation of my options at this point, benefits and risks and then let me make a decision based on that information.
Reviewed on May 9, 2018
Dr Gans has provided excellent care in regards to my cataracts both in evaluation and in surgery over the last four years. He communicated well and kept me advised as to the status of my cataract development, and when it came time to take them out was an excellent surgeon.
Reviewed on May 3, 2018
dr gans is very professional and knowable exactly what I wish for in a physician
Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018
good experience with Dr Gans and reception area as well as all in the registration and pre-op area
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2018
The entire Cleveland Clinic @ Cole Eye Institute was far beyond my expectations. I WILL return next year for my annual checkup with Dr. Gans.
Reviewed on Mar 21, 2018
really appreciate Dr. Gans expertise and kind way of articulating
Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018
He was rushed and tired. It was late in the day. I was just another patient
Reviewed on Feb 5, 2018
Dr. Gans was professional but distant, and at times seemed not to be listening as I explained my condition. He seemed more focused on his tests and results than on responding to what I tried to explain about my vision problems. Only at the end of the visit--once he had a recommendation--did he become more interactive and animated. The recommendation was quite confusing as it contradicted what the nurses who performed my exam had told me earlier.
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2018
Dr. Gans is a great communicator. Made me feel so less anxious about my problem.
Reviewed on Dec 29, 2017
Printed instructions post-op cataract did NOT match what was given to me as an additional sheet - crearting some confusion on my part & I called to clarify . I pointed this out on return appt to Dr.Gans and his comment was that prior they did give eye gtts to individual patient but now must be purchased due to cost restraints. The discharge instructions say " You will be given a home going kit with eye gtts. Pls bring that kit, etc,etc
Reviewed on Nov 22, 2017
There should be an EXCELLENT or AMAZING choice! He was all of that and more!
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017
Not clear if I need to monitor my eye situation differently because of the surgery.
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2017
No one worked together that I could see. Object was to get me in and out fast.
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2017
very satisfactory treatment
Reviewed on Sep 7, 2017
Dr. Gans always summerizes my test results and compares them to prior appointments.
Reviewed on Sep 7, 2017
I need cataract surgery. Dr. Gans went over all options, risk factors and expectations. He answered my questions and I was extremely pleased with his "bedside" manner.
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