Dr. Mark B. Faries, MD

Dr. Mark B. Faries, MD

General Surgery | Male | 47 years old

John Wayne Cancer Institute - Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404 Get Directions
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            •  Specializes in General Surgery
            •  Board certified in General Surgery
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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 Diseases
            • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
            • Thrombocytosis
            • Thyroid Cancer
            • Ulcerative Colitis
            • Umbilical Hernia
            • Urinary Disorders
            • Vaginal Cancer
            • Vascular Disease
            • Ventral Hernia
            • Vulvar Cancer


            • 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

            Languages Spoken

            • English

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            • General Surgery
            • Surgery
            • Surgical Oncology

            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