Mark H. Wilkerson, MD, a board-certified ophthalmologist, grew up in Conroe, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas A & M University and then graduated from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at Scott and White Hospital/Texas A & M College of Medicine before continuing his training with a glaucoma fellowship at Duke University Eye Center. Dr. Wilkerson then returned to Texas and has practiced in Montgomery County since 1990 with a focus on general ophthalmology, cataract surgery and glaucoma. He joined Avery Eye Clinic in 2012. Outside of work he enjoys travel, outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and children.
Our mission is to restore, protect, and enhance the eyesight of our patients. We focus on treating various eye diseases and improving total vision quality with state-of-the-art vision correction procedures. All patients are provided the same quality of care as our own family.
Avery Eye Clinic strives to offer a comfortable and relaxing environment for patients. We are dedicated to exceeding their every need.
Avery Eye Clinic has been caring for the vision of its patients for over 40 years. We are one of the premier vision care ophthalmology groups in Texas. We serve patients from various parts of the state including Montgomery and Walker counties, as well as the Houston metro area.
Ready Services Provided
Our clinics offer comprehensive on-site eye exams plus advanced ophthalmology care and specialty diagnosis of many forms of eye conditions including macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, cornea, retina, and other external eye disease.
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Top Care Areas for Dr. Wilkerson by Patient Volume
Dr. Wilkersontreated this condition for more patients than 97% of his peers nationwide.
Dr. Wilkersontreated this condition for more patients than 95% of his peers nationwide.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dr. Wilkersontreated this condition for more patients than 93% of his peers nationwide.
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Where our data comes from - The data you see on providers' Healthgrades profiles comes from both the provider and public sources. The Top Care Areas section uses public data from billing claims that providers submit to insurance companies. That data is filed nationwide on behalf of the provider to either the government or a private health insurance company.
How we evaluate our data - Patient volume is analyzed by provider and compared nationally with all providers who perform the same procedure, or treat the same condition. We organize the volume data in percentile ranking from 'may perform' for the lowest claims volume to 'Very High' for the highest claims volume data. For a given condition or procedure, performance categories are defined based on 80%, 90%, and 95% confidence intervals from the average patient volume for all providers in our database. Providers identified as ‘may perform’ do not have sufficient volume for Healthgrades to create a statistical evaluation.
Why It Matters: Dr. Wilkerson's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Binocular Vision Disorder
Blocked Tear Duct
Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
Cataract Dental Syndrome
Cataract Hutterite Type
Chemical Burn - Eyes
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Eye Muscle Disorders
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
Ocular Convergence Spasm
Optic Nerve Disorder
Poor Color Vision
Refractive Eye Disorders
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Strabismus-Like Double Vision
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Visual Field Loss
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
Antifungal Eye Drops
Argon Laser Treatment
Biopsy of Cornea
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Exams
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exam
Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Medical Therapy
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Lid Retraction
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Texas A&M University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School | Graduated 1985
Scott & White Hosp/TX A&M University
Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
Scott & White Hosp/TX A&M University
Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
Duke University Eye Ctr
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Wilkerson has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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