Dr. Mark Very, MD

Dr. Mark Very, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Mark Very, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1996 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

21 Reade Pl Ste 3200

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 471-4086

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Very's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Very "Dr. Mark D. Very, MD received his Medical Degree from Albany Medical College where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was honored with the Dean's Research Award. He then went on to complete both his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, where he served as an assistant clinical instructor as well as an instructor of Head and Neck Anatomy. Dr. Very has long served the otolaryngologic needs of both adult and pediatric patients in the Mid-Hudson Valley area, with particular expertise in the areas of pediatrics, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgical disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Very is married to a family practice physician and they have two children. In his free time, he enjoys singing, music composition, golf, and most other sports."

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

85  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Suny Buffalo Grad Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Very has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Very's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Very to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Very's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have been a patient of Dr. Very's for many years, continuing to see him when he moved his practice from Rhinebeck to Poughkeepsie. He has always been a wonderful doctor and has made sure to explain things to me in detail. I have no issue with Dr. Very. However, his new office staff is another...more
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Hello, my name is Jennifer. I am the Regional Manager of our Poughkeepsie location. I would like to sincerely apologize for your experience with our staff. I would like the opportunity to speak with you personally if that is OK with you. In order to respect your health privacy and discuss your experience in detail, please send us an email with your contact information via our secure email server at patientrelations@entandallergy.com Thank You. Best, Jennifer

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Our 5 year old daughter had an enlarges lymph node. We were sent to Dr. Very. We did blood work and a catscan. Ultimately Dr. Very recommended we remove it to be sure it was not cancerous. As parents we were terrified but Dr. Very did an amazing job with her surgery. She is 8 days post surgery and...more
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Dr. Mark Very is caring, kind, compassionate and all the things you need if you have a child with ENT issues. He LISTENS, and addresses all concerns with the most nervous of parents. It is rare to find a doc who does this these days. He honestly takes the time and has a very human quality about...more
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I actually DID recommend Dr. Very to a friend within the past year! He is personable and caring in addition to his expertise in his field. Dr. Very has performed 3 sinus surgeries for me over the past decade or more, and I wouldn't go to anyone else for routine checkups.
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Never. I took my son to have wax taken out of both his ears since he was having a problem hearing. Dr. Very did take wax out of both his ears, however, his left ear was left impacted, we had to take him to another ENT who is now taking care of the problem correctly. Dr. Very did not complete the...more
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