We our proud to have Dr. Mark Whitten performing LASIK surgery in our Spring Valley office, his new Washington, D.C. location. He brings over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology and is one of only three eye surgeons to have performed over 150,000 laser vision correction procedures.
Whitten Returns to Washington, D.C.
Dr. Whitten is a board-certified ophthalmologist and Medical Director of Whitten Laser Eye. Dr. Whitten has practiced ophthalmology in the Washington, DC 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, he is able to achieve the very best vision results for his patients.
Dr. Whitten is a native of Richmond, VA. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Whitten completed his residency at the Washington National Eye Center at Washington Hospital Center.
He went on to form a strong relationship with Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center, training doctors for their residency programs. Dr. Whitten has been recognized by VISX as one of the top ten surgeons in laser vision correction. For over 10 years, he served as the Regional Medical Director at TLC Laser Eye Center in Rockville, MD, Tysons Corner, VA, Reston, VA, Richmond, VA and Pittsburgh, PA.
Over 150,000 LASIK Procedures Performed
While Dr. Whitten has achieved much recognition in his field and has earned many honors, he is most proud of his work with patients. He has performed more than 150,000 LASIK procedures, and is proud to give people the gift of sight every day. Dr. Whitten has worked with many professional athletes, celebrities, and politicians. The greatest compliment that Dr. Whitten receives is when his patients refer their families and friends to experience the same high quality and caring approach.
Dr. Whitten is proud to bring advanced vision care to all of his patients. Those in Southern Maryland, where he lives. In Richmond, VA, where he was raised and educated. And in the Washington DC 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. Whitten personally understands how clear vision can enhance your quality of life, because he had his own laser vision correction procedure in 1995!