Dr. Mark 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, Dr. Whitten is able to achieve the very best vision results for his patients. He is the most experienced LASIK and Raindrop 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 the 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 of TLC Laser Eye Centers in Rockville, MD, Tysons Corner, VA, Reston, VA, Richmond, VA and Pittsburgh, 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, 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.