Dr. Mark Alkire, MD

Dr. Mark Alkire, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Mark Alkire, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Advanced Vein & Vascular Solutions

5 Tampa General Cir Ste 860

Tampa, FL 33606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alkire performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Empyema
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Alkire's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Alkire's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alkire "Dr. Mark Alkire is a Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon. He completed his Medical School at Louisiana State University; His Residency in General Surgery was completed at Louisiana State University as well and his Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery was completed at University of Miami in the Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Alkire performs and treats procedures and conditions related to Vascular and Thoracic Surgery including Lobectomy, Valve Repair, Aneurysm, Aortic Valve Disease, Carotid Artery Disease, Lung Cancer, and Pericardial Disease. Dr. Alkire is on the medical staffs of South Bay and Brandon Regional Hospitals as well as Northside, Tampa Community and Memorial Hospital of Tampa."

Care Philosophy

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Artery Disorders
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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57  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Louisiana State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alkire has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alkire's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alkire to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alkire's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Alkire saved my leg i'm a 26 year old wife and a mother to a beautiful 16 month old girl... He's by far the best Dr i ever met very caring and honest... This man saved my life and now i'm able to watch my lil girl grow and be a loving wife... I'll recommend this guy to any one who needs...more
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Recommended by co-worker of mine. 3 venous leg ablations done with good results. Went back the other day to ask about sensations and swelling and about other veins in legs. They must have thought I was going to complain about the work already done as I overheard Dr. Alkire asking his assistant....more
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Wonderful. Dr Alkire is terrific
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