Dr. Mark Alford, MD

Dr. Mark Alford, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Mark Alford, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.

800 8th Ave Ste 330

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Entropion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Alford'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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18  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alford's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alford to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Alford's 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 (1)

Dr. Alford is one of the best doctors I have been to. He's very down to earth, very caring and takes the time to explain things in depth if you have questions. And overall he's just a really nice guy. I have been going to him for a long time and wouldn't change unless for some reason I...more
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