Dr. Mark B. Faries, MD

Dr. Mark B. Faries, MD

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General Surgery | Male | 47 years old

John Wayne Cancer Institute - Saint John's Health Center
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Dr. Faries specializes in General Surgery and practices in Santa Monica, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Johns Hospital Health Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Haverford College

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Faries' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Faries

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients