Dr. Gary Markowitz, MD

Dr. Gary Markowitz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Gary Markowitz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dover, DE and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

833 S Governors Ave

Dover, DE 19904

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Markowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Markowitz'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*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • SUNY Dwnst Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Markowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Markowitz's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Markowitz to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Markowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Most people will only leave a review if they aren't happy. I felt compelled to share my good experience about Dr. Markowitz and his very capable staff. I recently had cataract surgery with interocular lens implant surgery. I can only say that this has been a very good experience. He and his staff...more
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Dover, DE (Governor's Ave) office - old, and not clean. Staff friendly. I was given drops after I asked if would be able to drive - was assured yes. Dr. Markowitz came into the exam room, accompanied by two assistants. One assistant gave me additional drops without explanation. Second...more
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As a diabetic I strongly suggest seeing someone else.i had seen him for a cloudy area in my vision instead of giving me a test to check my retina for inflammation he had treated my for floaters.this went on and got worse spread to both eye's and my vision had gotten so bad I couldn't make...more
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I was met by an Opthalmic Technician who ran a few initial tests on me, A second Opthalmic Technician performed the actual refractive eye exam on me. Finally seeing the doctor who rushed in and out without doing any exam. There was no glaucoma test, or checking of the Optic Nerve during this...more
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I went to office 3 times in a span of 4 months. Each visit took 2 + hours. I understand sometimes things happen but not 3 times consecutively! Total disregard for other people's time...
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