Dr. Mills is a highly skilled and experienced, board-certified physician and surgeon. Dr. Mills serves as the Head Ophthalmologist and owner of Eye Care Professionals, and has been providing outstanding vision care to our patients in Reno since 1999. In fact, Dr. Mills was the first surgeon in Northern Nevada to perform wavefront LASIK. In addition, Dr. Mills was the first surgeon in the State of Nevada to perform Laser Cataract Surgery. He also owns and operates the Visionary Surgery Center of Nevada and serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is a veteran and served in the United States Army Medical Corps from 1989 – 2000.
“Helping people is why I do this… and why I devote myself to raising the standard of care and expanding what is possible through ophthalmic care. My goal is to provide the very best quality of care possible, to do it ethically and conscientiously and to help people see as well as is humanly possible. And that includes offering care at the leading edge of my profession.”
– Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.
Certifications and Credentials:
Board-Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology
Residency: Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
MD: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
BS: Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX
Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Nevada Ophthalmology Society, Washoe County Medical Society
Clinical Professor of Surgery: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV
Leadership Positions: Medical Director, Sierra Vista Surgery Center (2006–2009); Chief of Ophthalmology, Irwin Army Medical Center, Ft. Riley, KS (1996–1999)
Military Service: Major, United States Army Medical Corps (1989-2000)