Dr. Mark Capener, MD

Dr. Mark Capener, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Mark Capener, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

2065 E 17th St Ste B

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Contact Information

(208) 524-7244

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Capener's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Capener "Dr. Capener is very well educated. His father instilled education in to him and he is always seeking for more knowledge in how to best treat his patients. He attended Dental School prior to Medical school, so he is uniquely trained and has extensive knowledge for the Ears, Nose, Throat, Head , and Neck. He is passionate about all that he does and wants others to be also. He has always wanted to be a Doctor since he was young, watching doctors help his critically ill cousin. Dr. Capener loves snowmobiling, shooting, boating, and outdoor recreation with his family."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Capener "People should be cared for professionally, and in a caring manner to solve all of your ear, nose and throat concerns."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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60  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Weber State University, Ogden Ut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Mississippi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • SUNY Buffalo Grad Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ms School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Capener has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Capener's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Capener to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Capener's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Capener Says:
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Thank you to all the patients that put their trust in me. I take that very seriously and am honored to be your doctor.

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Patient Comments (5)

Flip flops between diagnosis when it benefits him, leaving me completely and utterly confused. Getting a second opinion and not looking back. Bills your insurance for 15 minute follow up appointments, but stacks 7 other appointments during the 1 hour & 15 minutes PAST my scheduled appointment & it...more
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He staff isn't very kind. His answering service during lunch hours is very rude, and short. Wouldn't let me leave a message. Dr, Capener is not very professional. He cauterized my sons nose, and now he has a hole in his septum. I wouldn't take him back there for the follow up, I took him to...more
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Dr. Capener is always available when I need him. I have been having sinus problems for the last 8 months. He has stayed on top of all of my infections and issues. He has treated all of my concerns and I am finally feeling much better. I have never had another doctor go above and beyond for my...more
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Following the surgery in 2010, a long strip of cartilage (over 6 inches) fell out of my nose and was still attached. I clipped it off myself and went for a follow-up appointment to have it trimmed better. I was told this was normal. In an appointment years later at Stanford University hospital,...more
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I think Dr.Capener is an excellent doctor. Recently saw him for a suspicious spot on my tonsils,which he decided must come out with my adenoids.We also discussed my chronic snoring and determined some work should be done on my septum at the same time. Him and his staff did an excellent job...more
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