Dr. Mark Doherty, MD

Dr. Mark Doherty, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Mark Doherty, MD is a mohs micrographic surgery specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in mohs micrographic surgery, dermatology, and more.

1151 Ellis St # 202

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

(360) 746-2380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 87% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 83% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 78% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

12  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Sacred Heart Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Lsu Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Lsu Medical Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Doherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doherty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Doherty to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Doherty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I had surgery for skin cancer. I have to say that the entire encounter with Dr. Doherty and his staff was helariously entertaining. It was so enjoyable that I am looking for more reasons to go there again. Well, I have these spots on my back....... I will make an appointment. Need a good...more
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Very professional and such a sense of humor! Did an excellent job,very well pleased!
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Best dermatologist in Whatcom County, hands down. I have had 2 melanomas and have been seen every year for the last 10+ years for checkups. I've seen every other dermatologist in Bellingham, trying to find one that I feel cares, is cautious, listens to my concerns, and takes time in the...more
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I saw Dr. Doherty for the first time today, and I cannot speak more highly of him. What a great bedside manner! Professional, respectful, and with a great sense of humor, he and his nurse, Sue, totally put me at my ease. He listens, and his attitude is one of putting the patient's needs first. His...more
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Dr. Doherty performed Mohs surgery on my left temple approximately 6 months ago. It turned out excellent and you can't even see a scar. Thank Dr. Doherty!
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