Dr. Mark Gacek Sr, MD

Dr. Mark Gacek Sr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Mark Gacek Sr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.

100 Memorial Hospital Dr Ste 3C

Mobile, AL 36608

Contact Information

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

62  Conditions Treated


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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mass Eye And Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gacek Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gacek Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gacek Sr to family and friends
33 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Gacek Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Have been a patient for two years. Mostly satisfied with appointments, etc. Believes in a lot of hearing test. Guess thats ok. Finally decided to have minor surgery involving inner ear. After surgery conditioned worsened. Been over three months condition got progressively worse. I have since...more
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I have seen Dr Gacek for a number of years. I have a birth defect in my tight ear that leaves me with a very nasty ear infection usually about once a year. Dr Gacek has been able to tract me successfully when other ENT physicians have not. I do not let any other physicians treat my ear. I have...more
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I have Meneirs Disease and struggled with it for a few years. It was difficult getting treatment and a solid diagnosis, but then I was reffered to Dr. Gacek. Dr. Gacek is the best physician that I have ever worked with. He is polite, professional, and extremely knowledgeable in the are of Meneirs...more
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Dr. Gacek has been amazing. I highly recommend him for any ear issues you may have. Particularly for Ménière's disease.
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I had the great misfortune of visiting Dr Gacek.He wouldn't let me explain my severe symptoms & repeatedly cut me off.He didn't address concerns & couldn't even tell that I was wearing a cochlear while he examined me!He only cared about prescribing me meds I was already taking-meds that put me in...more
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