Dr. Mark Avila, MD

Dr. Mark Avila, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Avila, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, transplant hepatology, and more.Read his story

Center for Digestive Medicine

7887 N Kendall Dr Ste 101

Miami, FL 33156
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Avila'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. Avila's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Avila "Dr. Mark Avila earned his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and proceeded to complete his Residency at Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program. He obtained a Hepatology Fellowship at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine prior to his Clinical Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Florida. Currently, Dr. Avila matriculated a Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Miami. Dr. Avila is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and has served on the Florida Board of Medicine after his appointment by then Governor Bush. He has been in private practice in Florida since 1994. He is active in clinical trials involving therapy for Hepatitis C and Gastroenterological diseases."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Avila "We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of quality medical care while delivering compassionate and personal attention to our patients. Over the years, we have established a reputation for excellence and have contributed greatly to the practice of our gastroenterology as well as to our community. Our entire team of Board Certified Physicians, have years of experience in diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal diseases and disorders. With a complete staff of Registered Nurses and Medical Assistant s, we are determined to meet the needs of our patients."

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

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.


  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Fla Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Avila has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Avila's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avila to family and friends
47 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Avila's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

I had an endoscopy performed by Dr Avila. Dr Avila and his staff were very courteous and professional.
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Best doctor, very worry with his patients, take care 100% all his patients, patients in hospital always his there takeing care , super good doctor
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If I would be able to give NEGATIVE star, I would.. Doctor is very attentive and knows his field and professional but his staff (especially Puchi). Unfortunately some doctors lose loyal customers due to the result of their staff. This person was very unprofessional and even hung up the phone on...more
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First they cancelled my appointment without a reason. I had to call several times to reschedule. Finally, when I got to see the doctor I had to wait over two hours!!
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Super Friendly Dr. and Staff, Fast Efficient Service, Clean and well kept office.
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