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General Surgery | Male

Mark J Szentes MD 222 N 2nd St Ste 311 Boise, ID 83702 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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.

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Biography

Dr. Mark Szentes, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Szentes is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center.

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Dr. Szentes' Reviews

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based on 15 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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 Reviews (4)
in Boise, ID |
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.
in Meridian, ID |
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.
in Boise, ID |
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 for the outpatient surgery I submitted to, it was the most straightforward and least complicated such process I have ever encountered. The surgery went well and I never experienced any pain at all.
in Boise, ID |
I had a very good experience with both Dr. Szentes and his staff. He was concerned and called me personally with the results of my biopsy. He explained things thoroughly, and answered my husband's and my questions in a kind manner.
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Dr. Szentes' Care Philosophy

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.

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Idaho not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Virginia Mason Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair