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Dr. Lisa Marten, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Read her story
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Dr. Marten's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Marten "Lisa Martén, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology with advanced fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Dr Martén performs the latest techniques involving bladeless iLasik and PRK procedures, Intacs for Keratoconus, Collagen Crosslinking, Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICL) and laser cataract surgery with multifocal lens implants. She trained at a referral center for Lasik, and treated many complications, helping her have a more careful approach when choosing candidates for surgery. She also has a background in nutrition and worked at a center for nutrition research in her home country of Costa Rica. She has extra insight into diseases that affect the eye such as Diabetes and Macular Degeneration. ..one of the Top 12 Lasik Surgeons in the United States… Dr. Martén received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University, as well as attending their School of Public Health Tropical Medicine for her Master's Degree in Nutrition. She also earned her Medical Degree from their medical school in 2001. During her studies, she won the AMA Foundation Leadership Award for her work as the president of the Latin American Medical Student Association. She also participated in research and received a grant from the American Heart Association. After completing her internship, Dr. Martén came to San Antonio for her Ophthalmology residency at the UT Health Sciences Center where she is now an assistant clinical professor. She moved to Tennessee where she attended the Wang Vision Institute for her fellowship. Dr. Lisa Martén is currently the medical director and owner of the South Texas Eye Institute, the first clinic in San Antonio to perform Lasik. She has performed thousands of refractive procedures and was recently honored from among her peers as one of the Top 12 Lasik Surgeons in the United States. South Texas Eye Institute also partners with research organizations where Dr. Martén is an investigator for several clinical trials. Dr. Martén has been selected as America's Top Ophthalmologist with special mention in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, and one of San Antonio's Top Doctors. She is also proud to be the official Eye Care Provider and Lasik Surgeon for the San Antonio Rampage AHL Hockey Team. Born in New Orleans, LA and raised in San José, Costa Rica, Dr. Martén's unique combination of cultures allows her to bring her patients quality care and the best service in their native language. Her patients value her dedication and the time she takes to explain eye conditions and their treatments. They also appreciate her donating her time for medical trips to Mexico and Costa Rica."
This content was provided by Dr. Marten "Mission
Provide the highest quality Ophthalmic service in a setting that is attractive to patients of all ethnic and educational backgrounds, that is cost effective, and meets the needs of our community.
Vision To be the best place to receive care, the best place to practice medicine, and the best place to work.
We strive to exceed the expectations of our patients in medical diagnosis, treatment, and in quality service.
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Exams
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Soft Contact Lenses
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Undergraduate School | Graduated
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2001
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
University Tenn Center Health Scis Memphis
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
Wang Vision Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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