Dr. Mark Taylor, MD

Dr. Mark Taylor, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Mark Taylor, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Gig Harbor, WA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read his story

Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW Ste 112

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Taylor's bio

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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

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Saint Joseph's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
3.5
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Taylor's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Gig Harbor, WA |
Dr Taylor is Very good. He did the surgery to remove my cataracts and even healed my 40-years nearsighted eyes!
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Very poor office staff. Just got back from a scheduled appointment, checked in and waited over 30 minutes before the staff recognized they had forgotten me - I walked out. This also happened last year also walked out when they again recognized they had forgotten me after I checked in. Will not be...more
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in Gig Harbor, WA |
I cannot make an appointment due the inept staff. I called, put on hold. After a few minutes called again and told needed a referral. I got one. Called again staff couldn't find it. Asked primary care physician again and they said the referral was handled. Called again for an appointment. put on...more
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in Gig Harbor, WA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Taylor for over ten years, and he is wonderful. He removed my cataracts with no problems whatsoever. I would recommend him to anyone for both regular and special eye care.
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Dr Taylor has been my eye doc for several years. He did my cataract surgery and I could not be happier with the results. His bedside manner is outstanding as well. Always cheerful and exuding the confidence that he has earned through his extensive practice. I would wholeheartedly recommend Dr...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Taylor accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Taylor has admitting privileges

St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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