Dr. Mark Potter, MD

Dr. Mark Potter, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 53

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Dr. Mark Potter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Potter has more experience with Pancreatic Disease and Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Michael Medical Center - Bremerton and St. Anthony Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Potter to book an appointment.


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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    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Potter

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Potter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Potter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (253) 272-8664.

    Pancreatic Disease

    Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

    Dr. Potter is experienced in the area of Pancreatic Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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    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.

    Dr. Potter is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

    Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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    Esophageal Varices
    Reflux Esophagitis
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    Check Dr. Potter's experience treating your condition or procedure

    Dr. Potter's conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Achalasia
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Bronchitis
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Acute Postoperative Pain
    • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Alcohol Withdrawal
    • Alkalosis
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Animal Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Asthma
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Atrial Septal Defect
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bacterial Sepsis
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Bedsores
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Boerhaave's Syndrome
    • Broken Neck
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • Bronchospasm
    • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
    • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Chest Pain
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Cirrhosis
    • Cluster Headache
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Constipation
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Cough
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Cryptococcosis
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Dizziness
    • Duodenal Polypectomy
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Dysphagia
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Embolism
    • Emphysema
    • Endocarditis
    • Endometriosis
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Enteritis
    • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    • Epilepsy
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Essential Tremor
    • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
    • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Fever
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Food Allergy
    • Gallbladder Scan
    • Gallstones
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Goiter
    • Gout
    • Headache
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis A Screening
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
    • Hepatitis Screening
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Histoplasmosis
    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    • Humerus Fracture
    • Hydrocele
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypotension
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Ileus
    • Impedance Testing
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Ischemic Colitis
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Lichen Planus
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Liver Damage from Alcohol
    • Liver Function Test
    • Low Back Pain
    • Low Blood Oxygen Level
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Megacolon
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Migraine
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
    • Muscle Spasm
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Nausea
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Nosebleed
    • Opioid Withdrawal
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Otitis Media
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Pancreatitis
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Abscess
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pericarditis
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • pH Probe
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pneumonia
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Polyuria
    • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Screening Colonoscopy
    • Second Degree Heart Block
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sepsis
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sick Sinus Syndrome
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Sinus Bradycardia
    • Sinus Tachycardia
    • Sinusitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stroke
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Tension Headache
    • Third Degree Heart Block
    • Thyroiditis
    • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
    • Tinnitus
    • Tobacco Use Disorder
    • Tobacco Withdrawal
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Ultrasound, Endoanal
    • Ultrasound, Esophageal
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • VAP Lipid Testing
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
    • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
    • Viral Enteritis
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Viral Infection
    • Vitamin B Deficiency
    • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Vitamin K Deficiency
    • Vomiting Disorders
    • Wheezing
    • Wireless pH Testing

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    About Me


    Dr. Mark Potter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Potter has more experience with Pancreatic Disease and Esophageal Disorders than...Read more


    • Gastroenterology
    • Hospital Medicine

    Board Certifications


    Madigan Amc
    Residency Hospital
    Madigan Amc
    Internship Hospital


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Mark Potter, MD?

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    What are Dr. Mark Potter, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Potter frequently treats Pancreatic Disease and Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Potter specializes.

    Where is Dr. Mark Potter, MD's office located?

    Dr. Potter's office is located at 1112 6th Ave Ste 200, Tacoma, WA 98405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Mark Potter, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Potter has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Potter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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    St. Michael Medical Center - Bremerton

    Bremerton, WA

    59% Patient Experience Rating, 10% lower than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

    St. Anthony Hospital

    Gig Harbor, WA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

    St Clare Hospital

    Lakewood, WA

    64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

    1 Award Received

    St. Francis Hospital

    Federal Way, WA

    61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)