About EPES

Our Mission

To provide effective and lasting treatment for patients seeking the highest standard of care and superior outcomes in glaucoma, laser vision correction and cataracts.

Our History

El Paso Eye Surgeons has been recognized as the leading eye-care specialist for more than 75 years, providing refractive laser surgery for vision correction, along with cataract and glaucoma treatment and other general eye care services. At El Paso Eye Surgeons, we understand the importance of sight preservation and we strive for superior quality healthcare services that PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients and EMPLOYEES are proud of. We foster path-breaking medical and surgical devices, educational opportunities through our fellowship program and referral networks. Our commitment to ongoing clinical research, provides us access to technologies of tomorrow.

The staff at El Paso El Paso Eye Surgeons has almost 100 years of combined experience in eye care. They care about our patients and their concern extends beyond the scope of ophthalmology. Our patients are also our friends, our community, and our family. Our theory that “the patient is our most important asset” will always help us provide outstanding quality of services that is family oriented.

Our History

El Paso Eye Surgeons has been recognized as the leading eye-care specialist for more than 75 years, providing refractive laser surgery for vision correction, along with cataract and glaucoma treatment and other general eye care services. At El Paso Eye Surgeons, we understand the importance of sight preservation and we strive for superior quality healthcare services that PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients and EMPLOYEES are proud of. We foster path-breaking medical and surgical devices, educational opportunities through our fellowship program and referral networks. Our commitment to ongoing clinical research, provides us access to technologies of tomorrow.

The staff at El Paso El Paso Eye Surgeons has almost 100 years of combined experience in eye care. They care about our patients and their concern extends beyond the scope of ophthalmology. Our patients are also our friends, our community, and our family. Our theory that “the patient is our most important asset” will always help us provide outstanding quality of services that is family oriented.

Our History

El Paso Eye Surgeons has been recognized as the leading eye-care specialist for more than 75 years, providing refractive laser surgery for vision correction, along with cataract and glaucoma treatment and other general eye care services. At El Paso Eye Surgeons, we understand the importance of sight preservation and we strive for superior quality healthcare services that PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients and EMPLOYEES are proud of. We foster path-breaking medical and surgical devices, educational opportunities through our fellowship program and referral networks. Our commitment to ongoing clinical research, provides us access to technologies of tomorrow.

The staff at El Paso El Paso Eye Surgeons has almost 100 years of combined experience in eye care. They care about our patients and their concern extends beyond the scope of ophthalmology. Our patients are also our friends, our community, and our family. Our theory that “the patient is our most important asset” will always help us provide outstanding quality of services that is family oriented.

Our Surgeons

Dr. Gulbas

Gulbas is renowned in the world of ophthalmology in and out of El Paso. He has served as Clinical Associate Professor of Texas Tech Health Sciences of El Paso, past Chairman Department of Ophthalmology Sierra Medical Center and was recognized as “America’s Top Ophthalmologist” for Latest Advances in Lasik and Cataract Surgery. Dr. Gulbas continues treating vision conditions using advanced technology and innovative techniques and hopes to continue sharing his extensive knowledge of laser and implant vision correction for years to come.

Dr. Gallardo

Dr. Mark J. Gallardo, is a native El Pasoan, who completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, where he won multiple awards for his leadership skills and research endeavors.  Following his residency at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock, he completed a one-year glaucoma fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and returned to El Paso to oversee a young ophthalmology clinic at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso.  Though Dr. Gallardo still has active faculty positions as Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock and The University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, his mainstay clinical and surgical practice is in his private practice at El Paso Eye Surgeons, P.A.. Despite being in a private practice setting, Dr. Gallardo continues his efforts to advance the science of medicine, is actively involved in research and is a part of multiple on-going FDA clinical trials.

Our Team

Many of our team members have more than 20 years of ophthalmic experience. They are dedicated to your comfort and well-being, and are happy to answer your insurance and financing questions. We accept most major insurance plans, and we can assist you in filing your claim and helping you experience the full benefits of your healthcare coverage. We also offer flexible financing options for elective procedures, such as laser vision correction, which are typically not covered by insurance. Our staff can also help you set up a repayment plan using CareCreditor another method.