Mark Whitten, MD

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Mark Whitten, MD

The Whitten Difference

Dr. Mark Whitten has practiced ophthalmology in the Washington D.C. and Richmond, VA areas for more than 30 years, and has built a national reputation for excellence in eye care.

By remaining at the forefront of technological advances, Dr. Whitten is able to achieve the very best vision results for his patients.  He is the most experienced LASIK surgeon in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  He has performed more than 150,000 laser vision correction procedures, one of only three surgeons in the country to reach this level.

While Dr. Whitten has achieved recognition in his field and has earned many honors, he is most proud of his work with patients.  His greatest satisfaction is ReNewing Vision every day. The highest compliment that Dr. Whitten receives is when his patients refer their families and friends to experience his same high quality and caring approach.

Dr. Whitten is a board-certified ophthalmologist and Medical Director of Whitten Laser Eye.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia.  He completed his residency at the Washington National Eye Center.  Dr. Whitten went on to form strong relationships with Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center, training doctors for their residency programs.  For over 10 years, he served as the Regional Medical Director at TLC Laser Eye Centers in Rockville, MD, Tysons Corner, VA, Reston, VA, Richmond, VA and Pittsburg, PA.

Dr. Whitten is proud to bring advanced vision care to all of his patients.  In Southern Maryland, where he lives.  In Richmond, VA, where he was raised and educated.  And in the Washington, D.C. area, where he built a world class reputation.  In his free time, you might see him sailing, fishing or on the golf course working on his swing.

Dr. Mark Whitten personally understands how clear vision can enhance your quality of life, because he had his own laser vision correction procedure in 1995!

“I personally know the value of great vision, because I had my own laser vision correction procedure in 1995. It was life changing for me. After all these year of performing these procedures, changing people’s lives is my biggest accomplishment…it’s what brings me the most satisfaction.”

“I understand what it’s like to be a patient, and bring that understanding to each person as I guide them through their own treatment. Each patient is personally treated by me…in a customized, individual approach. Thank you for trusting me with your vision.”

Mark Whitten, M.D.


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