Dr. Mark Potter, MD

Dr. Mark Potter, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 52

  
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Dr. Mark Potter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Potter has more experience with Gallbladder/Bile Duct Diseases, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Harrison Medical Center and St. Anthony Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Potter to book an appointment.


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Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Tacoma

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Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Tacoma1112 6th Ave Ste 200 Tacoma, WA 98405
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Dr. Potter is an incredible GI doctor. Helped me really understand my disease (ulcerative colitis). Gave me all of the options available and I was able to get into remission for the last 5+ years. Would definitely recommend him.
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Practice Areas

Gallbladder/Bile Duct Diseases

Gallbladder/bile duct disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as gallstones, biliary atresia, and biliary cholangitis through procedures including medications, lithotripsy, and surgery.Compare with other Gallbladder/Bile Duct Diseases specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cholelithiasis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Cholelithiasis more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Gallstones
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Gallstones more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 27 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Ulcer more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Esophageal Diseases more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Esophagitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Esophagitis more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Esophageal Varices
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Potter treats Esophageal Varices more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Potter treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

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Dr. Potter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bulimia
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Deafness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epilepsy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intertrigo
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lupus
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phobia
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Polyuria
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Potter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Potter has more experience with Gallbladder/Bile Duct Diseases, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Harrison Medical Center and St. Anthony Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Potter to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Madigan Amc
Residency Hospital
1998
Madigan Amc
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Harrison Medical Center

Bremerton, WA

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

St. Anthony Hospital

Gig Harbor, WA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

St. Clare Hospital

Lakewood, WA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

St. Francis Hospital

Federal Way, WA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

St. Joseph Medical Center

Tacoma, WA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)