Dr. Mark Ivens, MD

Dr. Mark Ivens, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Mark Ivens, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4528 Chapman Hwy Ste 200

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lazy Eye
high
more than 89% of peers
Drusen
high
more than 86% of peers
Floaters
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Ivens'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Tenn Ctr Hlth Sci
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Tenn Ctr Hlth Sci
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ivens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ivens' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ivens to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ivens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Ivens has always explained everything he suggests or recommends as a treatment in detail.
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I checked out Dr. Ivens and read all the reviews beforehand. The only drawback I saw was patients complaining about long waits. I decided to go with him because of his qualifications and expertise. I am now glad that I did! I had cataract surgery on both my eyes, and both were very successful! Of...more
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Dr Ivens has been my doctor for a long time and I have always be extreamly sadisfied with him. sometimes the office wait has ee a little long but he is very busy. The whold office is very nice and friendly.
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