Dr. David Mills, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. David Mills, MD
As one of the few surgeons to be certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), Dr. David Mills' unique expertise distinguishes him as a premier surgeon. Dr. Mills is also one of the few (if not the only) oculofacial plastic surgeons in the area to have completed 2 years of accredited fellowship training in this field. Dr. David Mills originally pursued his undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts before pursuing his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Florida-Gainesville, Dr. Mills went on to Albany, New York to complete his fellowship in oculofacial plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery— accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). He is also a fellow of theAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and the American College of Surgeons. More about Dr. Mills: Recognized nationally as one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists" Published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Presented at over 40-invited speaking opportunities. Reviewer of scholarly, scientific journals. Featured on the cover of the American Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO), Ophthalmology Times,and The New Ophthalmologist. Developed online training video program for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on how to perform cosmetic lower eyelid surgery.

182 E Redstone Ave Ste A

Crestview, FL 32539

Contact Information

(850) 266-7500

Dr. David Mills, MD

Dr. David Mills, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Care Philosophy

David M. Mills, MD, FACS is a Facial Plastic Surgeon certified by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mills is a true specialist in understanding the delicate interface between the eyes and face.
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Dr. Mills' Experience

Dr. Mills' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion


  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Tear Duct Surgery


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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.


  • Wheaton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Oakwood Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Albany Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mills has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mills' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mills to family and friends
based on 29 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Mills' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Gulf Breeze, FL |
He did my cataract surgery and did an excellent job. It's two days and I'm seeing 20/20. Very sweet and caring staff.
in Gulf Breeze, FL |
VERY kind and patient. Did a great job on my cataract surgery.
Pensacola, FL |
He was incredibly rude and impatient with my child.
in Pensacola, FL |
He was very professional, courteous and thorough
in Crestview, FL |
Dr. Mills went into detail on why I should wait on my cataract surgery. He made sure that I understood everything he was explaining to me. That let me know he was concerned about me and my health and not just the dollar. Thank you Dr. Mills
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mills accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mills has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital
1000 W Moreno St
Pensacola, FL 32501
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Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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North Okaloosa Medical Center
151 E Redstone Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
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Sacred Heart Hospital
5151 N 9th Ave
Pensacola, FL 32504
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