Florida Eye Center 727-895-2020

Mark Sibley MD FACSMark A. Sibley, M.D., F.A.C.S.

The Florida Eye Center is proud to offer our patients the highly skilled and experienced Dr. Mark A. Sibley, M.D. He has over 20 years of experience in the ever evolving field of ophthalmology. Dr. Sibley is a cataract and laser vision correction expert who specializes in Lasik and Cataract surgery. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist, F.A.C.S., and he is highly trained to perform the advanced operations offered by the Florida Eye Center.

Dr. Sibley has studied the LASIK and RK procedure with the leading specialists and pioneers in LASIK and refractive surgery. Dr. Sibley uses the most modern, state-of-the-art laser and the latest in surgical techniques. This provides the patient with the best possible care to correct near-sightedness, far-sightedness and astigmatism.


  • Team Ophthalmologist Tampa Bay Rays
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology
  • Medical Advisor to Prevent Blindness
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Assistant Instructor at U.S.F. Medical School
  • Medical Advisor to American Diabetes Association
  • Minor League


  • Medical Education: Meharry Medical College, M.D. Degree Nashville, Tennessee
  • Internship: Orlando Regional Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Alabama


  • American Board of Ophthalmology – 1981
  • American Board of Eye Surgery – 1990


American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery – www.ascrs.org

American College of Eye Surgeons – www.aces-abes.org

American College Of Eye Surgeons

International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty

International Academy of Sports Vision

Out-Patient Ophthalmic Surgery Society




Lasik & Refractive Surgery, VISX Certified Lasersight Certified

2000 – Dr. Slade 1985 – Dr. McDonald

1999 – Dr. Kaufman 1984 – Dr. Kaufman

1996 – Dr. Slade 1982 – Dr. Neuman

1992 – Dr. Assil 1981 – Dr. Fyodorov

1992 – Dr. Casebeer 1980 – Dr. Bores


Contact Dr. Sibley

Dr. Sibley has over 20 years of experience in the ever evolving field of ophthalmology. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist, F.A.C.S., and he is highly trained to perform the advanced operations offered by the Florida Eye Center. He is medical advisor to the Society to Prevent Blindness and to the American Diabetes Association, and is team ophthalmologist for the Rays.

Send Dr. Sibley an email: DrSibley@FloridaEyeCenter.com


Private Practice: Florida Eye Center, St. Petersburg, Florida 1980-Present

Team Physician: 1996-Present Tampa Bay Rays Professional Major League

President: Florida Society of Ophthalmology (1988-1989)

Past Chief of Staff: Sun Bay Medical Center

Medical Advisor: Florida Society to Prevent Blindness, American Diabetes Association

Founding Member – Diabetic Retinopathy Task Force

Founder / Tampa Bay – Chairman, National Eye Health Care Month

Medical Director: Present Florida Eye Center (1993)

Course Director: “The Florida Eye Center Advanced System for Safe, Precise and Predictable LASIK and Refractive Surgery”

Clinical Assistant Instructor: 1982 – Present: University of South Florida Medical School

Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons

Published Articles

A Failed Driver’s License Vision Test Helped Sight

Blindness from Diabetes is Preventable

Blurred Vision May Be Caused by Cataracts

Can I Buy Reading Glasses for $5?

Children’s Vision Problems Can Threaten School Success

Choose Sunglasses with Rated UV Protection

Cornea Donations Can Provide Sight – Like Giving a New Life

Diabetes is Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness

Don’t Forget to Eat Your Spinach and Carrots

Eyedrops to Cover Red May Mask Problems

Eyes Give Warnings of Danger to Sight

How to Choose the Right Doctor

How to Delay or Prevent Cataracts

January Project Provides Eye Care for Older People

Laser Vision Correction: The Miracle of the 21st Century

Lasers Can Prevent Blindness Caused by Diabetes

Macular Degeneration Affects Many People Over 60

Most Age-Related Vision Deterioration is Treatable

Most Accidental Blinding From Fireworks Due to Inconsiderate Adults, Unsupervised Children

Much Computer Eye Strain Caused by Poor Lighting and Posture

New Techniques Revolutionized Cataract Surgery

Prevent Eye Injuries Due to Sports and Toys

Prevent Eye Injuries From Yard Work & Construction

Some Common Misconceptions About Your Eyes

Summer Activities Bring Possibilities for Eye Injuries

Sunglasses Are Like Wearing Sunscreen for the Eyes

Teenage Boys at Risk from New Year’s Eve Fireworks Injuries

Tennis and Racquetball Cause Most Sports Eye Injuries

Weekend Athletes’ Eyes Should be Valued as the Pros

What’s Good for the Body is Good for the Eyes Too


AMA Physician Recognition Award – 1982 Who’s Who in Florida – 1984

AMA Physician Recognition Award – 1985 Who’s Who in America 1987 – Present

AMA Physician Recognition Award – 1988 Who’s Who in Medicine 1991 – Present

AMA Physician Recognition Award – 1991



"Lasik by Dr. Sibley has provided me with the ability to see things I have never been able to see before. The most significant change is being able to see street signs at night. Dr. Sibley and the Florida Eye Center staff are amazing!" Heather Teal, Sales, LASIK Patient

Medical Director

Mark A. Sibley, MD, FACS
LASIK, Refractive, Cataract, and Laser Specialist
Board Certified Eye Surgeon

Contact & Hours

Phone: (727) 895-2020
Fax: (727) 823-8796

Monday 8:30 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 6:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 5:00
Thursday 8:30 - 5:00
Friday 8:30 - 4:30

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The information contained herein is intended to be educational and is not intended in any way as a substitute for medical advice and care from qualified vision care providers. Consult a vision care professional in matters relating to visual health and particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention.
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