Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD

Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 33
Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

3130 SW 32nd Ave

Ocala, FL 34474

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
more than 86% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 85% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Elhalis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elhalis "It is an honor to be able to help my patients achieve their best possible vision and improve their quality of life." Hussain Elhalis, M.D. is a fellowship trained specialist in cornea, refractive surgery, and external diseases. He practices general ophthalmology with primary interests in refractive cataract surgery. He uses sutureless techniques and provides the latest in premium lens implant technology. His goal is to allow his patients the opportunity to regain youthful vision and greater independence from glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Elhalis also specializes in laser vision correction with LASIK and PRK, and corneal transplantation using the latest DSAEK and DMAEK techniques. After graduating with honors in biological sciences from Wayne State University in 2005, Dr. Elhalis attended medical school through the scholars program at Ross University School of Medicine in New Jersey. He was awarded highest honors for graduating in the top 5% of his medical school class. He then completed his internal medicine training at Henry Ford hospital in Michigan. Dr. Elhalis completed his ophthalmology residency and fellowship specialty training at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Elhalis is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Cornea Society, American Society of Cornea & Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.


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6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

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.


  • Wayne State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elhalis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elhalis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elhalis to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elhalis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I found Dr. Elhalis to be a skilled surgeon with excellent bedside manners. I highly recommend him!
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very knowledgeable, courteous,excellent people skills,caring, honest (told me after surgery that I didn't need the more expensive implant and I would be refunded money) he never rushed me and always answered all my questions Ocala Eye got a good one in Dr Elhalis!
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