Dr. Mark Pessa, MD

Dr. Mark Pessa, MD

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Age 65
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pessa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessa treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pessa treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Rib Fracture
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessa treats Rib Fracture more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pessa treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessa performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pessa performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Pessa's conditions and procedures:

Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Biopsy of Breast
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Traumatic Injuries
Traumatic Shock
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

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1 Star
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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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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Palm Bay Hospital

Palm Bay, FL

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