Dr. Mark Hoepfner

Surgery
Las Vegas , NV
38 years experience male

Locations

Mark T. Hoepfner, MD, FACS

Las Vegas , NV

Address

700 Shadow Lane, Suite 335, Las Vegas , NV
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

7023828522

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

Great-West Healthcare

UNICARE

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Mark Hoepfner, MD, FACS obtained B.S. cum laude in Chemistry at Seattle University B.S. Biology (Biochemistry) at University of Washington. This was followed by MD degree at University of Washington. He trained in General Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN & did did a research Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has practiced in Las Vegas, NV for over 20 years, receiving local Las Vegas Top Doctor honors in 2004, 2012 2013. He specializes in individualized, thorough, and detailed care for patients with potential surgical problems. Special interest in laparoscopic surgery, surgical oncology, and general surgical conditions. He works to evaluate each person in detail, and to include their family physician and other treating physicians in each patient's care and management.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Nevada

Doctor Q&A

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A 37-year-old female asked:
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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38 years experience General Surgery
Varies: It is best to ask your own surgeon, as different doctors have differing recommendations. As long as you are well and without complications, I recommen ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
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38 years experience General Surgery
Both: In performing an ultrasound, both the liver and gallbladder with bile duct are seen. Some degree of liver texture can be seen, or some nodule or cyst ... Read More
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Jul 19, 2014
An excellent resource for patients and an asset to healthtap. Anybody who takes their personal time, to answer patient questions and does so without anything in return is fine by me.
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Excellent information provided through AVVO.Com as a public service. Very knowledgable with concise and helpful responses.
Nov 3, 2012
very knowledgable and quick responses. We need more doctors like Dr. Hoepfner. Excellent. Excellent!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I just had hernia repair and when the Dr. went in I had two . He had to put two drains and about 20 to 30 staples . This is very painful
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u sir for ur reply.i went for USG scrotum and abdomen for right side scrotal discomfort.found mild glbladder wall edema.ne wys thnk u
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have gall stones and attacks.also,neck scan,past oct.measured left side 4.3cm-3.8cm. Right side is 3.4-2.3transverse. Presently growing ..

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington School of Medicine, WA
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

MAYO CLINIC

Awards

Fellow American College of Surgeons, Diplomate American Board of Surgery, Cancer Liaison American College of Surgeons
Diplomate American Board of Surgery
Who's Who in the World

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Board of Surgery
Southwestern Surgical College
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