Gorovoy M.D. Eye Specialists - Board Certified Ophthamologist
Dr. Gorovoy practices conservative medicine, believing that surgery is only the final recourse.  He has taught and lectured on a variety of anterior segment procedures.

Mark S. Gorovoy, M.D.

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellowship Trained in Corneal & Anterior Segment Microsurgery
Specializing in Cataract, Cornea, Glaucoma & Customvue LASIK Refractive Surgery

Description of Practice
Dr. Gorovoy is a fellowship-trained, board-certified Ophthalmology sub-specialist. He performs over 2,000 ocular surgeries annually, approximately half of which are referred to him for surgery by other Ophthalmologists for his specialized expertise. These surgeries include cataracts, implant complications, custom Lasik, glaucoma treatment and corneal transplants. In addition, he operates on eyelids and eye muscles. Dr. Gorovoy lectures and teaches other corneal surgeons from around the world on DSAEK (the sutureless corneal transplant procedure) which he helped develop.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Cornell University, 1977-1978

Medical Education
George Washington University
Doctor of Medicine, 1973 - 1977

Residency - Ophthalmology
George Washington University
Washington, D.C., 1978 - 1981

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

Professional Appointments & Affiliations
Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology, 1982: Florida Life Link Corneal Eye Bank, Medical Director; American Medical Association; Lee County Medical Society; Florida Society of Ophthalmology; American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; Florida Medical Association; Laser Vision Gold Surgeon

Hospital Privileges
University Eye Surgery Center
Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center
Lee Memorial Hospital

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

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