Dr. Mark Prendes is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.
A native of the greater Cleveland area, Dr. Prendes joins us from University Hospitals Eye Institute where he spent the last 5 years serving the Greater Cleveland and surrounding areas as the Director of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service.
Dr. Prendes earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then completed a two-year fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Louisville and Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, LLC accredited by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS).
Dr. Prendes is an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Case Western University School of Medicine where is a course instructor for surgical anatomy of the head and neck. He has been involved in the training of resident surgeons and medical students through clinic, surgery, and lectures. He is active in research having published numerous peer-reviewed publications, and has given many presentations and posters at national meetings. He also authored a book chapter on eyelid reconstruction. His specialties include:
Dr. Prendes enjoys spending his free time with his wife and four children.
Dr. Prendes is accepting new patients at our Chardon, Youngstown, Howland and Sandusky locations. He will be accepting new patients at our Independence location soon.
Dr. Prendes was named one of Cleveland Magazine's Top Doctors in Ophthalmology for 2023.