Dr. Mark Smith, MD

Dr. Mark Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Mark Smith, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oceanside, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

3231 Waring Ct Ste S

Oceanside, CA 92056

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 92% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Smith'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. Smith "Our practice is comprised of an experienced team of four board-certified ophthalmologists, all with fellowship training in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery. We continually strive to provide top quality care for our patients. We are passionate about what we do and are dedicated to the preservation, and whenever possible, improvement of vision for our patients using state-of-the-art treatment modalities in a caring and compassionate environment."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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20  Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hosp Good Samaritan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Smith has been named to The Top Doctors in San Diego for the past 8 consecutive years, an honor bestowed upon fewer than forty physicians across all medical specialties. He saved me from going blind. I was poor and homeless and without medical insurance. But he accepted a payment plan and was...more
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