Dr. Mohammed El Mallah, MD

Dr. Mohammed El Mallah, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Mohammed El Mallah, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1500 SE Magnolia Ext Ste 106

Ocala, FL 34471

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. El Mallah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. El Mallah "Mohammed K. ElMallah, M.D. is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and board certified ophthalmologist. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology with primary interests in the laser and incisional surgery treatments of glaucoma. Dr. ElMallah is also skilled in the latest surgical procedures for cataract removal utilizing small incision, no stitch techniques. Dr. ElMallah joined Ocala Eye in August 2008 upon completion of his Glaucoma Fellowship at the Duke University Eye Center. After obtaining his undergraduate degree in computer science from Harvard University, Dr. ElMallah began on his path to ophthalmology at the Baylor College of Medicine and earned his medical degree in 2002 as a Presidential Scholar. Dr. ElMallah's core ophthalmology studies continued at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at University of Illinois at Chicago where he completed his residency. His ophthalmology training culminated in 2008 with the completion of a glaucoma fellowship at Duke University. In addition to his academic and surgical accomplishments, Dr. ElMallah has been a featured speaker at numerous ophthalmology conferences and has published several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. ElMallah is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. His professional affiliations include memberships in the American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Florida Medical Association."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El Mallah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El Mallah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. El Mallah to family and friends
27 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. El Mallah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Very professional, I felt At ease in his chair. Ocala is very fortunate to have a Opthalmologist with his training and experience.
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Dr. El Mallah is OUTSTANDING. I just had cataracts removed in both of my eyes by Dr. El Mallah and I could not be happier. Dr. El Mallah is extremely knowledge and very, very thorough!! His exams were the most in depth that I have ever had, and I have been going to eye doctors for 55years. Dr....more
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Dr El Mallah is a real gentleman. As an eye patient, I get the strong sense and lasting benefit of his high skill and uncompromising care. I trust his clinical judgment and know it's only in my best behalf. In sum, as a doctor, he's a true gem and receives my highest possible praise and...more
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I have already, He is very thorough, spends appropriate time and explains everything you ask.
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I trust that 5 star is excellent-yes and I HAVE recommended and expect to continue to do so. I feel that we are fortunate to have this quality of doctor and "person" available to us in this area. Carol Jensen
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