Dr. Mark M. Souweidane, MD

Dr. Mark M. Souweidane, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery | Male | 55 years old

I have dedicated my career to the surgical treatment of children with brain and spinal disorders. I'm a father myself, so I pride myself on treating each patient with the compassion I would want for my own children. I like to say that a child who becomes my patient is my patient for life - the best gifts I've ever received have been the wedding announcements of my former patients!Read more

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I have dedicated my career to the surgical treatment of children with brain and spinal disorders. I'm a father myself, so I pride myself on treating each patient with the compassion I would want for my own children. I like to say that a child who becomes my patient is my patient for life - the best gifts I've ever received have been the wedding announcements of my former patients!Read more

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My Son had his first appointment yesterday with Dr. Mark We both are very impressed not just with Dr. Mark but with his caring professional staff. Thank you so much!
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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acrocephalosyndactyly
    • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
    • Arachnoid Cyst
    • Astrocytoma
    • Basilar Skull Invagination
    • Benign Astrocytoma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brainstem Glioma
    • Cancer
    • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
    • Cerebral Astrocytoma
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chordoma
    • Colloid Cyst
    • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
    • Craniofacial Disorders
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
    • Craniosynostosis - Intracranial Calcifications
    • Craniosynostosis, Fontaine Type
    • Epilepsy
    • Glioma
    • Gliomatosis Cerebri
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hydrocephalus, Child
    • Intracranial Aneurysms - Multiple Congenital Anomaly
    • Intracranial Hematoma
    • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
    • Malignant Astrocytoma
    • Malignant Glioma
    • Medulloblastoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Moyamoya Disease
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
    • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
    • Oligodendroglioma
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pediatric Epilepsy
    • Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
    • Pineal Region Tumors
    • Plagiocephaly
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Cancer
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syringomyelia
    • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cranial Neurological Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
    • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      New York University School of Medicine

      Completed in 1994

    • Fellowship Hospital
      The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

      Graduated in 1983

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • German

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Souweidane's Care Philosophy

    I have dedicated my career to the surgical treatment of children with brain and spinal disorders. I'm a father myself, so I pride myself on treating each patient with the compassion I would want for my own children. I like to say that a child who becomes my patient is my patient for life - the best gifts I've ever received have been the wedding announcements of my former patients!