Dr. Mark Criswell, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Mark Criswell, MD
My grandfather was a small town general practitioner in West Texas. Family holidays and summers always included watching him take time to care for his patients. He was an influential role model for me in my early years. I grew up in Albuquerque, joined the Army and completed my residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. We had a joint residency combined with the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. (The two hospitals later joined into one.) I served as an otolaryngologist / ENT surgeon at various Army posts around the world -- on three continents, including tours in Korea and Germany. Other postings included El Paso TX, Tacoma WA, Tooele UT, Savannah GA, and Colorado Springs. I retired from the Army in 2016 and transitioned into private practice, joining the Head and Neck team at Kaiser Permanente in Denver, CO. I enjoy the camaraderie we have with our great group of physicians and nurses here in the Denver metro. My primary practice is in the southern suburb of Lone Tree, but I frequently work at our downtown offices, surgicenters and hospitals as well. I have a great family, a wife and two children, who give me a lot of personal fulfillment. We love the outdoors lifestyle of the Southwest, and love to travel even if we don't do as much of it as we used to when we lived overseas.

10240 Park Meadows Dr

Lone Tree, CO 80124

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Dr. Mark Criswell, MD

Dr. Mark Criswell, MD

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Dr. Criswell's Experience

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Dr. Criswell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Hearing Loss
  • Lacrimal Disorders
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Snoring
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome
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Procedures

  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parotidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Snoring Therapy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Trinity U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nat'l Capital Consortium
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Criswell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Criswell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Criswell to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Criswell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
I had another doctor highly recommend Dr Criswell when I needed an ENT. He took time to give a thorough examination, and was sensitive to any discomfort that I had (would check in with me about what I found tolerable, and whether I would make the same choices about care options again so he could use my feedback when advising other patients). Small things matter to me - like him offering a candy to help with the taste of the numbing spray. He explained things very well and gave many options.
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Hospitals where Dr. Criswell has admitting privileges

Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center
1719 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1375 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridgegate Pkwy
Lone Tree, CO 80124
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