Dr. Mark Gunst, MD

Dr. Mark Gunst, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Mark Gunst, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED in 2001 and specializes in critical care surgery and trauma surgery.Read his story

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 201

Chandler, AZ 85224

Contact Information

(480) 728-4700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Gunst's Experience

Dr. Gunst's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Gunst's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gunst "Mark Gunst, MD, is a general surgeon in the Dignity HealthMedical Group Chandler RegionalMedical Center Trauma andGeneral Surgery Clinic. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery for general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Gunst's expertise includes trauma surgery,surgical critical care, acute care surgery, and general surgery. Dr. Gunst served 13 years as an active dutyAir Force surgeon. While in the Air Force, he was the Associate Medical Director of Trauma andAcute Care Surgery at San Antonio Military MedicalCenter. He previously served as Associate Chief ofTrauma and Emergency Surgery at Wilford HallUSAF Medical Center. He was Chief of Trauma at the Air Force Role 3 combat hospitals in Iraq (2009)and Afghanistan (2011) and has participated in humanitarian training missions for foreign military surgeons in Chile and Pakistan. Dr. Gunst received his medical degree from TexasTech University. He completed his residency at DavidGrant Medical Center/University of California DavisMedical Center, Travis AFB and then completed aFellowship at The University of Texas SouthwesternMedical Center. During his fellowship training, he also received a master's degree in Public Health."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gunst "My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences."

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • David Grant USAF Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gunst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gunst's Reviews

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4 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Gunst's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Gunst was wonderful! From the moment he walked into the emergency room to tell my husband and I that he needed to do emergency surgery on my husband, until the time after he did the third surgery, he was very informative, sympathetic, and caring. We could not have asked for a better doctor to...more
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Mr. Gunst and I had the displeasure of speaking for approximately 3.5 minutes. I take a lot of care in selecting good doctors, and Mr. Gunst isn't even a doctor in my eyes. He insulted me, and belittled me before I had to tell him to get out of my room. He was supposed to perform my...more
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