Dr. Mark Vierra, MD

Dr. Mark Vierra, MD

Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Vierra, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1985 and specializes in surgical oncology, bariatric surgery, and more.

2 Upper Ragsdale Dr Ste B230

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 649-0808

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
40

Conditions Treated

Less

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25

Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vierra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vierra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vierra to family and friends
4.1
based on 31 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Vierra's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Vierra did my weight loss surgery 14 years ago. Dr. Vierra held me accountable for the position I found myself in. Dr. Vierra made me loose weight and see mental health specialist and a nutritionist before he would perform my surgery. Well because of his relentless follow through here I am...more
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I wish I could say how grateful I am to Dr Vierra for performing a life saving surgery on my best friend. I am not because the Dr refused, instead prescribing the misnamed “comfort care” with the only cogent reason for not saving her being she was too backed up for his tastes. Compassion care is...more
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Dr. Vierra did my gastric sleeve surgery and gall bladder removal in June 2015 and during the surgery, plus pre- and post-op, I received excellent care. The surgery was more difficult than he expected, but he persisted and removed my gall bladder (which was full of stones and scar tissue), and my...more
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I have been going to Dr Vierra since April He is very attentive Very Professional Much better than the Bariatric Staff at Natividad who think they are better and above anyone. Looking forward to him doing my surgery He's Awesome
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Dr. Vierra saved my life. I had complications from lapiscropic colon cancer surgery didn't show up in the C scan until I was in critical condition with sepsis. Dr.Vierra preformed a six hour abdominal surgery knowing that it would take a miracle for me to survive. Dr. Vierra was there for me...more
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