Dr. Shelley Marks, MD

Dr. Shelley Marks, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o
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Dr. Shelley Marks, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Marks' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks treats Umbilical Hernia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Marks treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks treats Inguinal Hernia more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Marks treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks performs Hernia Repair more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Marks performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Marks' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shelley Marks, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Ca Sf School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1993
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1993

Awards

Dr. Marks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Marks

3.3

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(5)

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Dr. Marks' Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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Love her done surgery twice on my father she take time to explain straightforward very nice sees family before and after surgery
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She performed a hemorrhoid ligation on me a few months ago. She warned me that it might return and it did, but that's not the reason for my low review. Very little of what she told me to expect happened as she predicted. What she assured me was going to be a low pain recovery was anything but (no...Read More
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I can?t comment on the competency of Doctor Marks. I made an appointment for an office visit; the day before my appointment I received a call that Doctor Marks had reviewed my medical records and decided to not perform the surgery because it was too complicated for her. She is not a bad surgeon,...Read More
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ECH wanted to remove mom's gall bladder the day after ERCP procedure but we did not agree with that & I sought Dr Marks to do the surgery at what she determined would be a better time. PAMF had discontinued doing surgeries at Stanford H so she offered us an option to either have her do the surgery...Read More
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Dr. Marks was top notch. I found her friendly, relaxed and informative. She put me at ease about my procedure (gallbladder removal) I had very little pain and no post-operative infections. I would trust her again to do another surgery.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Delta Health System
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Redwood City, CA

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