Dr. Mark Pavilack, MD

Dr. Mark Pavilack, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Mark Pavilack, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Portsmouth, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3235 Academy Ave Ste 101

Portsmouth, VA 23703

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Infections
more than 80% of peers
more than 77% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

27  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Allentown Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Mi Med School Wk Kellogg Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Mass Eye Ear Infirm Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pavilack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pavilack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pavilack to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pavilack's 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 (3)

Dr. Pavilack has been my doctor for several years. I have found Dr. Pavilack to be a very good doctor. He has always taken the time to explain his findings. He take great care to make sure the drops or medicine is the right prescription for your condition. I find him and his staff very kind and...more
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Excellent care by Dr Pavilack and the staff at Tidewater Eye Centers ! They got me in quickly, assessed my clinical situation, comprehensively and carefully explained my options, allowed me to ask multiple questions, answered them clearly and concisely, and developed a treatment plan that was...more
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I was seen by Dr. Pavilack on an emergency basis following symptoms of flashing lights. He made it very clear that he was doing me a favor by fitting me on on a short notice. He was very condescending and rude. He ignored me when I asked a question and talked over me by looking at the nurse and...more
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