Dr. Gary Lane is a board-certified Ophthalmologist, specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina. He was born and raised in Miami, FL. He has been caring for patients in San Antonio at Retina Consultants of Texas since 2009, after a successful military career in the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Lane regularly volunteers at the ICSA charity eye clinic at Haven for Hope.
“Highly recommend Dr. Lane! He and his staff are always friendly, professional, patient, and thorough. They offer detailed and knowledgeable explanations for any questions you have and they do their best to ensure you understand.”J.T.
Meet R. Gary Lane, M.D.
Education and Training
He graduated from the University of Miami and earned his medical degree with Honors from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society which recognizes the top doctors in each class.
Dr. Lane served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force in Korea and North Carolina. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center here in San Antonio and then went to the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia for a two-year fellowship in retina. He returned to San Antonio and served as Director of Retina Services and Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at Wilford Hall.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Lane is a member and former President of the San Antonio Society of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, where he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has authored numerous scientific papers and participated in more than 50 clinical research trials. His research interests include macular degeneration, diabetes and intrascleral IOL fixation.
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Texas Medical Association
- Bexar County Medical Association
- American Society of Retina Specialists
- San Antonio Society of Ophthalmology
Dr. Lane speaks Spanish and teaches Ophthalmology in Central and South America and Africa. Outside of work he enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and children.