Dr. Mark A. Gunst, MD

Dr. Mark A. Gunst, MD

Trauma Surgery | Male | 41 years old

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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.Read more

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Mark Gunst, MD, is a general surgeon in the Dignity HealthMedical Group Chandler RegionalMedical Center Trauma andGeneral Surgery Clinic. He...Read more

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    Dr. Gunst says...

    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.

    Dr. Gunst's Care Philosophy

    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.

    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 Trauma Surgery
    •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Rib Fracture
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 2001

    • Internship Hospital
      David Grant Usaf Medical Center

      Completed in 2002

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California Davis Medical Center

      Completed in 2006

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Southwestern Medical Center

      Completed in 2008

    • Undergraduate School
      Southern Methodist University

      Graduated in 1997

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Trauma Surgery
    • Critical Care Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Advanced Robotic Surgery
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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