Dr. Mark Tafoya, MD

Dr. Mark Tafoya, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Tafoya, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Waipahu, HI. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

94-849 Lumiaina St

Waipahu, HI 96797

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Ne Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Fl College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Retina and Vitreous Of Tx
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tafoya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tafoya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tafoya to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Tafoya's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Kapolei, HI |
I have been an RN nurse educator for over 50 years on the mainland and I highly recommend Dr. Toyfoya for retinal or any significant eye complication. I have complete confidence in this physician he is amazing and staff are highly trained. I recommend him to everyone facing ophthalmic problems.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tafoya accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Tafoya has admitting privileges

Pali Momi Medical Center
98-1079 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701
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