Dr. Mark Pessa, MD

Dr. Mark Pessa, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Mark Pessa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, critical care medicine, and more.

1350 Hickory St # 102

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 434-1401

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 8 More

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Inguinal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
more than 5% of peers
Rib Fracture
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more than 5% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Trinity U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Florida-Gainesville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Shands Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pessa's Reviews

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4.0

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Tried to have Dr. Pessa consult with my dad for surgery who is in ICU but because we choose not to work with another doctor in his practice he would not meet with us. He waited 21 hours after the request, he had 24 hours to respond. In a critical situation this was very unprofessional.
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Mar 27, 2018
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I met Dr. Pessa who was on call when I presented with appendicitis. He was immediately likeable and assuring to this patient. He did my appendectomy late in the evening. Went without a hitch, on the outside at any rate. I was up and walking shortly after midnight and went home in the morning. He...Read More
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Peg in Indialantic – Dec 03, 2017
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