Dr. Mark Kontos, MD

Dr. Mark Kontos, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Kontos, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Spokane Valley, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Empire Eye Physicians, PS

1414 N Houk Rd Ste 103

Spokane Valley, WA 99216
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 88% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Kontos'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kontos "Empire Eye Physicians has been devoted to the vision and eye health of patients throughout the Inland Northwest for over 60 years. Our mission is to provide excellence in eye care and co-management services through our experience, professionalism and caring manner. Our highly trained staff and outstanding physicians strive to be the leaders in medical eye care and eye surgery, by providing the highest quality patient care in the most comfortable, clinical environment available."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • St Louis College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kontos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kontos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kontos to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kontos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Kontos is Ok but not friendly. Scheduler was incompetent and made many mistakes. Surgery Center was great with very patient nurses and receptionist in surgery very friendly. Expressed my concerns but nothing was acknowledged by Dr Kontos as to my concerns.
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