Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD

Save

Ophthalmology | Male

Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD
"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.

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Elhalis' Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Elhalis' experience matches your preferences.

6
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

11
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

11
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Elhalis

Dr. Elhalis accepts 5 insurance carriers

Dr. Elhalis is now accepting new patients
Ocala Eye, Ocala, FL3130 SW 32nd Ave
Ocala, FL 34474
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
(352) 291-5210Get Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Elhalis has admitting privileges.

Dr. Elhalis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elhalis to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Elhalis' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Lady Lake, FL |
I found Dr. Elhalis to be a skilled surgeon with excellent bedside manners. I highly recommend him!
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're thrilled to hear about the success of your visit with Dr. Elhalis!
in The Villages, FL |
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!
Have you seen Dr. Hussain Elhalis, MD?

Compare Dr. Elhalis

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Elhalis says...

"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. 

Dr. Elhalis' 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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Elhalis has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Elhalis' Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts

Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

    Graduated in 2010

  • Internship Hospital
    Henry Ford Hlth System

    Completed in 2011

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Florida

    Completed in 2014

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Florida

    Completed in 2015

  • Undergraduate School
    Wayne State University

    Graduated in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Elhalis does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Elhalis and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye