Dr. Mark Barakat, MD

Dr. Mark Barakat, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Mark Barakat, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

1712 E Boston St

Gilbert, AZ 85295

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Barakat's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barakat "EDUCATION & HONORS Mark R. Barakat, MD graduated magna cum laude in 1999 from Duke University with a degree in Computer Science. After one year of research at University of Pennsylvania, spent developing imaging modules for retinal photo analysis, he entered medical school to further pursue his interest in retina. He graduated University of Pennsylvania medical school in 2004 and continued in Philadelphia for ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann University, graduating in 2008 as chief resident. Dr. Barakat then completed a 2-year fellowship in medical and surgical retina at the Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Barakat was named a Phoenix Magazine Top Doc in 2016 and 2017. He joined Retinal Consultants of Arizona in 2014. AFFILIATIONS, CLINICAL RESEARCH & AUTHORSHIPS Dr. Barakat has published and presented a spectrum of retina research at national meetings, ranging from basic science to the clinical. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barakat "We are proud to have become Arizona's largest and most experienced ophthalmology practice focused specifically on the diagnosis and management of the retina and vitreous.

At RCA, we believe in providing you with professional, attentive, and personal care while utilizing the latest technology and treatments. We accept new patients every day, and urgent or emergency referrals are seen the same day."

4  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

4  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Hahnemann University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Cleveland Clin Cole Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barakat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barakat's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barakat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Barakat Says:

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. At Retinal Consultants of Arizona, we believe in providing you with professional, attentive, and personal care while utilizing the latest technology and treatments. If you would like to email us directly about your review, or have any suggestions to make your experience better, please contact our offices directly.

Thank you,

Mark R. Barakat, MD


Patient Comments (2)

Dr Barakat is a joy to visit; he treats every patient with respect , kindness and empathy. Professionally, he is top notch and has saved my sight for nearly two years. I am blessed.
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He us always very upbeat. I am very satisfied with the treatment I’ve received.
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