Dr. Mark Snell, MD

Dr. Mark Snell, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Snell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

1450 5th St SE Ste 3400

Puyallup, WA 98372

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Snell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Appendicitis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
more than 88% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Snell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Snell "In my position as a surgical hospitalist, I only take of urgent and emergent general surgery conditions.  I do not have an elective practice.

I am blessed in that I am able to care for patients regardless of their ability to pay.  I am paid a salary, so my income is not based on the number of cases I do or what insurance a patient has.  I offer an operation solely because I feel the patient needs it.

I approach each patient based on their disease process and feel each patient deserves the same care, unrelated to socioeconomic status."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Snell does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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30

Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Central Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • David Grant Usaf Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • David Grant Usaf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Snell has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Snell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Snell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Snell to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Snell's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (1)

in Tacoma, WA
HORRIBLE office phone support. Whomever is taking phone calls needs to learn simple phone etiquette.
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