Mark S. Gorovoy, M.D.

Dr Mark S Gorovoy

Dr. Gorovoy is a highly experienced Ophthalmology specialist with extensive training and board certification. He performs a significant number of ocular surgeries annually, many of which are referrals from other Ophthalmologists seeking his specialized expertise. Dr. Gorovoy's areas of surgical expertise include cataracts, implant complications, custom Lasik, glaucoma treatment, and corneal transplants. He also has proficiency in eyelid and eye muscle surgeries. Furthermore, Dr. Gorovoy is recognized as an authority in the field, regularly delivering lectures and providing instruction on the innovative DSAEK procedure, which he played a vital role in developing.

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Fellowship Trained in Corneal & Anterior Segment Microsurgery

Specializing in Cataract, Cornea, Glaucoma & Customvue LASIK Refractive Surgery


  • College Education

    Duke University, B.A., 1969-1973
    Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

  • Internship

    North Shore University Hospital
    Cornell University, 1977-1978

  • Fellowship

    Cornea and External Disease: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 1981 – 1982

  • Hospital Privileges

    Eye Specialists’ Laser & Surgery Center (Owner and Medical Director)
    Lee Memorial Health System, Ophthalmology Department Chair

Accomplishments and Honorable Mention

  • Publications and Articles

    • The Effect of Topical Antibiotics on Corneal Epithelial Healing
    • A New Technique to Insure Proper Suture Alignment in Penetrating Keratoplasty
    • Intra-Lamellar Non-Inflammatory Bacterial colonization of a Corneal Graft
    • Posterior Corneal Transplants
    • New Technique Transforms Corneal Transplantation
    • Indications for DSAEK
    • Discussion of DSEK/DSAEK
    • Advances in Lamellar Corneal Surgery
    • Decemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty

  • Presentations

    • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis and Hypercoaguable State
    • The Effect of Topical Antibiotics on Corneal Epithelium Healing
    • Ocular Complications of Graft vs. Host Disease in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
    • Pseudomonas Adherence to Corneal Wounds
    • Corneal and External Diseases
    • Surgical Astigmatic Problems
    • Clinical Decision Making in Implant Problems
    • Unusual Conjunctival Disease
    • Fungal Scleritis
    • DSAEK

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