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 has served as 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.
MARK D. EMIG, M.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
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.
July 1994 – Present
Shareholder, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, July 1994-present
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
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Nebraska Medical Association
Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society
American Medical Association
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.