Mark A Ammons, MD

Specialties: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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Primary Location:

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute – Denver Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery

1960 Ogden St Ste 540
Denver, CO 80218-3671
Phone: 303-318-2440
Fax: 303-318-2485
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Dr. Ammons received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School Of Medicine in Denver, and completed his residency training in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at the University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he also served as chief resident. He specializes in the practice of adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery. Dr. Ammons is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He has been named a “Top Doctor” in Cardiac Surgery by his peers in Denver’s 5280 Magazine. He currently serves as Co-Director of the Acute Care Episode (ACE) Demonstration project at Saint Joseph Hospital.

Certifications
  • Amer Brd Thoracic Surgery
  • Amer Brd Surgery
Education
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Medical School
Internships
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Residencies
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Fellowships
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Affiliations
Saint Joseph Hospital, SCL Health Medical Group
Community
He currently serves as Co-Director of the Acute Care Episode (ACE) Demonstration project at Saint Joseph Hospital.
Awards
He has been named a “Top Doctor” in Cardiac Surgery by his peers in Denver’s 5280 Magazine.
Expertise

Dr. Ammons specializes in the practice of adult cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Patient Ratings (58)
Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5
Explanations Easy to Understand
4.9 out of 5
Listened Carefully to You
5.0 out of 5
Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
4.9 out of 5
Knew Your Medical History
4.8 out of 5
Showed Respect for You
5.0 out of 5
Spent Enough Time With You
5.0 out of 5

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Patient Reviews (29)
Oct 22, 2018

Exceptional & pleasant.


Sep 27, 2018

Dr. Ammons was very professional in his approach. He was very thorough in explaining my condition as well as the planned treatment and surgery.


Sep 26, 2018

Good advise for my condition heart problems.


Sep 19, 2018

Needed an appointment for a specialized procedure - one which I have not experienced before, & needed an expert opinion of which step was next in my care.


Sep 5, 2018

My experience was excellent, Dr. Ammons is a great doctor; I have nothing but good things to say about him. I would describe him as, the best.


Aug 27, 2018

Impressed. Everyone in the office pleasant and apologized for any inconvenience. All questions answered and helpful.


Aug 16, 2018

Great surgeon and a great team.


Aug 9, 2018

Consult on heart surgery. Dr. Ammons was thorough & most helpful in explaining options & potential outcomes.


Aug 9, 2018

This was a preoperative visit. All went well.


Jul 18, 2018

I had a quadrupe bypass. The condition was not life threatening at the time but would, over time, worsen until it would be. I chose to have this operation while still fairly young & in excellent health for the long term benefit.


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