Dr. Mark Vital, MD

Dr. Mark Vital, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Mark Vital, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

Houston Eye Associates

2855 Gramercy St

Houston, TX 77025
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vital's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Corneal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vital treats Corneal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vital treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Cornea Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vital performs Cornea Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Vital performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Eye Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vital performs Eye Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Vital performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Vital's conditions and procedures:

  • Absent Corneal Reflex
  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Segment Surgical Procedure
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctivitis Ligneous
  • Conjunctivitis With Pseudomembrane
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy - Ichthyosis - Microcephaly - Mental Retardation
  • Corneal Dystrophy - Perceptive Deafness
  • Corneal Dystrophy - Pigmentary Anomaly - Malabsorption
  • Corneal Dystrophy Crystalline of Schnyder
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 2
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Avellino Type
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 2
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 2
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Eystrophy, Gelatinous Drop-Like
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Lens Osmosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gonococcal Conjunctivitis
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratitis, Hereditary
  • Keratoconus
  • Keratomalacia
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lens Disorders
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens

About Me

My philosophy for the practice of ophthalmology is to deliver quality medical and surgical interventions, when medically necessary, on an individualized basis, that help to preserve and improve your ocular and general health.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Cornea, External and Infectious Ocular Disease
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Of Texas Houson Medical School
Residency Hospital
1998
St Joseph Regional Health Center
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1993
Rice University
Undergraduate School
2002
2001
1998
1993
1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vital

4.7

Based on 84 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.761904761904762%
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Dr Vital and staff do an excellent job with customer service and explaining things that is easy to understand. I always have a pleasant experience during my annual visit. Thanks to everyone for your kindness and expertise :)
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I commend Mr. DeMario Franklin for being such an exceptional employee. He was very courteous & explained all that he was going to do to me. He was very patient, very professional & knowledgeable. He stood out compared to others who had attended to me in the past. Please. I recommend him for a merit...Read More
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Dr vital is an excellent. He is an excellent ophthalmologist. Very patient, and extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him to my friends.
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Excellent doctor and person he took the time to, explain things to me
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He is an excellent doctor with good bedside manners. He was very patient and explained everything thoroughly!!
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Locations

Houston Eye Associates

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 11:30am
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Centene
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HAP Insurance
HealthSmart
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicare
Memorial Hermann Physician Network
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
National Preferred Provider Network
PacifiCare Health Insurance
PacifiCare PPO
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)
Prime Health Services
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
Superior HealthPlan
Superior Vision
Texas Children's Health Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
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Travelers
Tricare
Triwest
UniCare
UPMC
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellPoint

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