Dr. Mark Michels, MD

Dr. Mark Michels, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Mark Michels, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1985 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

3399 Pga Blvd Ste 350

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 92% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Michels'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. Michels "At our practice, our mission is to provide care where each individual's best interests are always what guide us. "

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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22  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Jules Stein-Ucla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michels to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Michels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Michels and his retinal associates offer the most up-to-date and meticulous care and treatment for retinal disease. They perform a detailed examination and precise measurement with the latest technology to pinpoint your issues and create a treatment to improve your vision as quickly as...more
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Very satisfied. Had detached retina on December 23, 2015 and was seen by Dr. Michels at his office after referral from my eye doctor. I arrived at his office at approximately 10:30 AM. I was at the surgergy center my 11:00 AM. Dr. Michels arranged for the center to remain open (being two days...more
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Dr. Michels has been my retina care physician for about 18 years. He has always provided excellent care, including laser surgery and injections when needed to manage wet macular degeneration caused by 30+ years of diabetes. He provides clear and complete explanations regarding treatment and readily...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Michels since 2003. At that time I suffered an emergency retinal detachment. Dr. Michels treated me promptly and came in on the weekend when his office was closed to continue my care. Another physician had told me he doubted my sight could be restored. Not only did Dr....more
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