Dr. Shelley Marks, MD

Dr. Shelley Marks, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
more than 83% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 79% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Marks'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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31  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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Marks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Marks' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Marks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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,...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...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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