Mark Emig, MD

Dr. Emig is a specialist in medical and surgical treatment of the vitreous and retina, diabetic eye disease, and cataracts.

Born in Memphis, he was raised in the Midwest. He holds a bachelor of arts degree with distinction from the University of Kansas and a medical degree from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Following an internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Dr. Emig served his ophthalmology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He completed his formal training with a fellowship in vitreoretinal disease at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Midwest Eye Care. Dr. Emig joined Midwest Eye Care in 1994.

Dr. Emig is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Emig is Midwest Eye Care’s medical director for Mission Cataract, an annual event where patients without the financial means to afford cataract surgery are selected for free surgery. He also provides volunteer care through the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition. Dr. Emig also serves as the Medical Director for the Midwest Eye Surgery Center.


Curriculum Vitae
MARK DALE EMIG, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 552-2020

Education:
College: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Bachelor of Arts, 1984

Medical School: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Doctor of Medicine, 1988

Internship: St. Joseph Hospital, Phoenix, Internal Medicine, 1988-1989

Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Ophthalmology, 1989-1993

Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center/Eye Physicians Omaha, Omaha, Vitreoretinal Fellowship, 1993-1994

Board Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1994.  Recertified 2004.

Medical Licensure:
Iowa #30240
Nebraska #19112

Employment History:
July 1994 – Present
Shareholder, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, July 1994-present

Hospital Affiliations:
Alegent Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Alegent Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE

Memberships:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Nebraska Medical Association
Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society
American Medical Association

Publications/Research:
Emig, M.D. Ando, H., Braniecki, M., Durlin, C., and Noell, W.K.: A Genetic Factor in Retinal Light Damage of the Rat. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Supp. To Vol. 27, No. 3, March 1986.

Whitacre, M.M., Emig, M.D., and Hassanein, K.: The Effect of Perkins, Tono-pen, and Schiotz Tonometry on Intraocular Pressure. American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 111, No. 1, January 1991.

Whitacre, M.M., Emig, M.D., and Hassanein, K.: Effect of Buckling Material on Ocular Rigidity. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Vol. 99, No., April 1992.

Khan, J.A., Toller, K., Emig, M.D., and Whitacre, M.M.: Volume Changes with Scleral Buckling.