Dr. Mark Szentes, MD

Dr. Mark Szentes, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Mark Szentes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

222 N 2nd St Ste 311

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 343-0907

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 91% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Szentes'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Szentes "Mark J. Szentes, MD is a board certified surgeon who specializes in breast surgery and general surgery. He earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his surgical residency and internship at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Szentes is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Southwestern Surgical Congress, and a member of the Idaho Medical Association and the American Society of Breast Surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szentes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • St. Lukes Boise Meridian, Chair, Department of Surgery

Dr. Szentes' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szentes to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Szentes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Love this doc. He takes the time to explain your diagnosis. He is also an EXCELLENT surgeon. Can’t say enough good things about him.
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Dr. Szentez is a wonderful surgeon! I had my first ever surgery with him and he made sure I was comfortable and informed with the entire procedure. His nurses were also great as they were concerned about a heart issue I have been having and referred me to a cardiologist! Szentes and his staff go...more
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I am so happy I chose Dr. Mark Szentes to perform my surgery. He is very professional and caring. I was very comfortable in his care and would highly recommend him to family and friends!! His office staff and nurses are great also.
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What a wonderful surgeon. I was so scared to find out I had cancer, and he was so patient with me and encouraged me to ask as many questions as I could think of. The bilateral mastectomy went perfectly and I just could not be happier that I found him to do the work for me.
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Dr. Szentes is very knowledgeable and personable, and he exudes both confidence and sincerity. I felt comfortable speaking with Dr. Szentes about subject matter that otherwise causes me to feel uncomfortable and skittish. The office staff are also very professional and very customer friendly. As...more
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