Mark Gillespie, MD

Mark Gillespie, MD

Ophthalmologist at The Ophthalmology Group Accepting new patients?Yes


About Dr. Mark Gillespie

Dr. Gillespie is a board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, anterior segment and refractive eye surgeon.  He joined the Ophthalmology Group in 1985.  Dr. Gillespie prides himself in using the most up-to-date technology to perform procedures including laser assisted cataract surgery, dropless cataract surgery, LASIK laser surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, blepharoplasty and other eyelid plastic surgery procedures, and more.

Dr. Gillespie currently writes a monthly newspaper column for the Senior Scene magazine and is a three-time winner of the Paducah Sun’s Favorite Ophthalmologist Award.


Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University

Medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Internship at Evanston Hospital

Residency at University of Virginia

Memberships and Affiliations

American Board of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow

Refractive Surgery Alliance

Kentucky Medical Association

American Medical Association

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Payments Accepted

  • Care Credit
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Debit/Credit