Mark Iacobucci, M.D.


Cataracts, Lasik Refractive Surgery, Comprehensive Eye Care, Corneal Disease, Urgents

Get to Know Dr. Iacobucci

Dr. Mark J. Iacobucci is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mark Iacobucci has more than 20 years’ experience performing cataract and LASIK eye surgeries to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. He specializes in all laser LASIK and laser cataract surgery with the use of toric and multifocal lenses to restore distance and near vision, and decrease the need for glasses. His last name means “Jacob in Italian”, but his patients call him Dr. Mark.

Dr. Mark graduated from Duke Medical School with Honors and received his Ophthalmology residency training at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Iacobucci is one of few doctors that has completed a one year fellowship in LASIK surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He has presented research studies at national eye meetings on various topics including laser tissue interactions, Wavefront guided LASIK, and laser chromophore assisted corneal collagen crosslinking.

Dr. Iacobucci has performed free sight-restoring surgeries for many patients as part of the Mission Cataract program for the past 10 years. He also provided eye care for patients in need referred by the Maryview Foundation. He and his family support CHKD Hospital, the Diabetes Foundation, the Chesapeake Free Clinic and the Roc Solid Foundation. He is a member of the Sons of Italy, Knights of Columbus, and actively participates in his local church with his family. Dr. Iacobucci has been a member of Lions Club since 2001, and has worked as a volunteer for the Lions Eye Bank and the North Carolina Eye Bank to help restore the sight of corneal patients.

Dr. Iacobucci lives with his wife Lourdes and their two children in Chesapeake, VA. His wife is also a physician who sees patients and teaches resident physicians in Norfolk. His parents also live close by. His father is a retired NASA Project Manager and veteran USAF B- 52 pilot, and his mother is a retired school teacher. Dr. Iacobucci enjoys playing guitar, outdoor activities, traveling and spending time with his family.

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science
    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Medical Degree
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
  • Internship
    Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Residency
    The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Honors & Awards
  • Voted Top Eye Doctor by his peers published in Coastal Living Magazine
  • Named one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by Consumer Research Council
  • Named top Lasik and Cataract surgeon by trusted Lasik Surgeons
  • Named Cleveland Clinic Fellow in Refractive Surgery 2000
  • Graduated top 10% of his class at Duke Medical School 1996
  • 1992 Senior Award Bachelor of Science Biology GMU – Top graduate in degree program
  • Mason Scholar 1988-1992 – one of 10 scholarship recipients chosen from all of Virginia
  • Valedictorian Poquoson High School Class of 1988
  • Named Top Ophthalmologist in Chesapeake, VA by International Association of Ophthalmologist

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