Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD

Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Sentara Leigh Hospital, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

885 Kempsville Rd Ste 101

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers
Corneal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "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."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
84

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • 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
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • 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
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • 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

  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Duke Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Duke U Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Wilmer Eye Inst Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Fernandez'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 (2)
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.
in PAINTER VA |
HE IS THE VERY BEST PERIOD
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Dr. Fernandez accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Fernandez has admitting privileges

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Childrens Ln
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
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