Dr. Mizener is a specialist in glaucoma treatment and surgery, anterior segment disease, and cataract surgery.
A native of Charleston, Illinois, Dr. Mizener received his bachelor of science degree from Eastern Illinois University and his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Following an internship in transitional medicine at the Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Dr. Mizener completed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mizener was on staff at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology from 1993 to 1995, and served as interim director of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service in the Department of Ophthalmology from 1993 to 1994. He completed his formal medical education with fellowship training in glaucoma at the University of Iowa.
In addition to his work and faculty experience at the University of Iowa, Dr. Mizener served as a glaucoma specialist and general ophthalmologist at an Omaha ophthalmology practice from 1996 to 2003. He joined Midwest Eye Care in May 2003.
Dr. Mizener is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is also an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is the Chairman of the Quality Committee at Midwest Eye Surgery Center. He provides volunteer services to Mission Cataract, Hope Medical Outreach Coalition and several charitable programs administered by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Martin W. Mizener, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
College: Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, B.S. Zoology, 1983
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine, 1988
Internship: University of Illinois, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, Peoria, Internship, 1988-1989
Residency: University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, Ophthalmology, 1990-1993
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Glaucoma, 1995-1996
Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994. Recertified 2004.
May 2003 – Present
Shareholder Ophthalmologist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
July 1996 – April 2003
Ophthalmologist, Physicians Clinic – First Eye Associates
January 1993 – July 1995
Faculty ophthalmologist, University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology
Iowa City, IA
1993-1995 – Associate, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, IA
Alegent Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Alegent Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE
Children’s Hospital, Omaha, NE
Clarinda Regional Medical Center, Clarinda, IA
Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE
Memberships and Positions:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nebraska Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Nebraska Medical Association
Metro Omaha Medical Association
American Medical Association
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Goodman, JL, Holland EJ, Andres, CW, Homann SC, Mahanti RL, Mizener MW, Eric A; Herpes Gladiatorum in a High School Wrestling Camp – Minnesota. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Centers for Disease Control, 39:69-71, 1990.
Belongla EA, Goodman JL, Holland EJ, Andres CW, Homann SC, Mahanti RL, Mizener MW, Eric A, Osterholm MT: An Outbreak of Herpes Gladiatorum in a High School Wrestling Camp. The New Englad Journal of Medicine. 325:906-910, 1991.