Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD

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Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD
Dr. Mark Fernandez, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Sentara Leigh Hospital.

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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.

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Dr. Fernandez's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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    10 to 15 minutes
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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.
in PAINTER VA |
HE IS THE VERY BEST PERIOD
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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.

Dr. Fernandez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy