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Mark Prendes, MD

Mark Prendes, MD



97 Ratings 20 Reviews


Ophthalmology-Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ophthalmology

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Mark Prendes, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon at University Hospitals and the director of the oculoplastic surgery service. He is a native of the greater Cleveland area and has been in practice there since 2018. He attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate education, followed by Indiana University School of Medicine for his medical degree. His ophthalmology residency was completed 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).

Patient Care

Dr. Prendes specializes in the diagnosis and management of pathology of the eyelids, orbit and tear drainage system. This includes treatment of eyelid malpositions, droopy eyelids, blocked tear ducts, eyelid cancers and thyroid eye disease. Dr. Prendes has a special interest in orbital and eyelid tumors, facial trauma and facial and eyelid reconstruction.


Dr. Prendes is actively involved in the training of resident surgeons and medical students through clinic, surgery and lectures. He trains both ophthalmology and plastic surgery residents. He has served as lead instructor for multiple orbital anatomy courses in Louisville and Indianapolis and as a course instructor for surgical anatomy of the head and neck at Case Western University School of Medicine. Additionally, he has taught multiple aesthetics skills and suturing technique labs for resident surgeons. Dr. Prendes is a core faculty member of the Ophthalmology Residency program at Case Western Reserve University and serves on the program evaluation committee.


Dr. Prendes is active in research having published numerous peer-reviewed publications, and has delivered many presentations and posters at national conferences. Additionally he authored a book chapter on eyelid reconstruction. Dr. Prendes serves as a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed medical journals to determine the scientific merit of articles submitted.


  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Office Locations

CMC Bolwell Ste 3200

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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UH Landerbrook Health Center

5850 Landerbrook Dr
Mayfield Heights OH, 44124

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UH Westlake Health Center

950 Clague Rd
Westlake OH, 44145

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.9 out of 5

97 Ratings

Patient Comments (20)

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
I had a wonderful experience start to finish!

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Dr. Prendes listened well and answered all my questions. He wore a mask all the time. ***

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Every one was very polite and respectful.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
for my first time being there I think my care was very thorough and they were very attentive

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
The provider was great and very attentive however receptionist had a lot to be desired. ***

Reviewed On 3/21/2020
very nice person

Reviewed On 2/17/2020
Extremely satisfied with Dr. Mark Prendes and, as usual, his co-workers.

Reviewed On 2/15/2020
he was a very good provider

Reviewed On 2/8/2020
Great experience. I am already scheduled for next year.

Reviewed On 12/23/2019
personable, knowledgeable, thorough

Reviewed On 12/23/2019
[...] the experience was excellent.

Reviewed On 12/15/2019

Reviewed On 12/7/2019
It was a very good meeting

Reviewed On 11/13/2019
It was informative and what I needed.

Reviewed On 11/12/2019
The doctors and the assistant were very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed talking to them. Also, it has been only 4 days and my surgery is barely noticeable! Great job by the doctor.

Reviewed On 11/10/2019
Dr. was very easy to talk with, personable, and competent.

Reviewed On 10/25/2019
Dr. Prendes! He and his staff are absolutely amazing. I couldn't be more pleased

Reviewed On 10/8/2019
All experiences were good.

Reviewed On 9/27/2019
It was my first time seeing Dr Prendes. He was very good and was totally aware of my medical condition .

Reviewed On 9/21/2019
dr Prendes is excellent. I highly recommend him. he is patient and explains things in a way that is very easy to understand.

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


Fellowship | Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - University Of Louisville School Of Medicine (2016 - 2018)

Residency | Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology - University Of Washington Medical Center (2013 - 2016)

Internship | Transitional Year
Transitional Year - Indiana University Hospital (2012 - 2013)

Medical Education
Indiana University School Of Medicine (2012)

University Of Michigan (2007)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Mark Prendes did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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