Dr. Mark M. Fernandez, MD

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Dr. Mark M. Fernandez, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Virginia Ophthalmology Assocs 885 Kempsville Rd Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23502 Get Directions
(757) 461-1444

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Dr. Fernandez is a specialist in Corneal, Cataract, and Refractive surgery who provides compassionate care in the office and operating...
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Very very informative. Dr Fernandez's interpersonal skills are A+. Truly class act. He made me feel at easy with the long road I have ahead with a diagnoses of GPA (my eyes being effected are a part of the symptoms). I'm looking forward to betterment under his continued care.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke U Eye Ctr

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wilmer Eye Inst Johns Hopkins

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Arizona

    Graduated in 2003

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Fernandez's Care Philosophy

Dr. Fernandez is a specialist in Corneal, Cataract, and Refractive surgery who provides compassionate care in the office and operating room. His surgical specialties include cataract surgery, corneal transplantation including advanced transplantation procedures for diseases like Fuchs dystrophy and Psuedophakic Bullous Keratopathy, and Pterygium removal. Dr. Fernandez also medically manages a broad range of conditions including glaucoma, dry eye, and diabetic eye disease.