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Dr. Mark Pessa, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Pessa

Dr. Mark Pessa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, critical care medicine, and more.


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(321) 434-1401

Dr. Pessa accepts the following insurance:

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

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

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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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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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 32 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

1989
Usaf School Of Aerospace Medicine
1987
Shands Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
University Of Florida-Gainesville
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
Medical School
1975
Trinity U
Undergraduate School
1989
1987
1982
1981
1975

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Dr. Pessa's Reviews

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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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