Dr. Frank Mares, MD

Dr. Frank Mares, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Frank Mares, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5757 Harper Dr NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Davis Vision
  • March Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Nearsightedness
high
more than 82% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Mares's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Good Samaritan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Good Samaritan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Oreg Health Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Oreg Health Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Oreg Health Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mares' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mares to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Mares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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