Dr. Richard Lane, MD

Dr. Richard Lane, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Lane, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1975 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

39 Barkley Cir

Fort Myers, FL 33907

Contact Information

(239) 936-1616

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lane has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lane's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lane to family and friends
2.8
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Lane's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Made an appt. with Dr. Lane due to vertigo, snoring, nasal issues per dentist recomm. I called the office & they stated needed a doctor's referral, so $45 spent & got a referral. I arrived to my appt which was scheduled in the am and had to pay $380+ before I even saw Dr. Lane. I then waited an...more
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He was very rude to me from the moment he walked in the door. After several tests coming up clear..he said word for word my best advice is to just deal with it since I can get to the bottom of it He asked me the symptoms I had as in ear pain and I told him I could feel the pain go from my ear...more
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Dr. Lane's PA, Nicole, looked at me first and she was extremely friendly and a good listener, however, my case is very complicated so Dr. Lane needed to see me as well. He was very brash and could care less about anything I said. He acted as though everything I told him I pulled out of thin air and...more
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I did not find him very personable and condescending. Maybe this was due to not recognizing that mostly all the pictures hung in his office were painted by him. I had been trying for 3 weeks to get him to sign a form that Costco needed and although his assistant stated that he would sign it, it...more
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