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 (67)
Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5
Know important info medical history
4.7 out of 5
Show respect for what you say
5 out of 5
Spend enough time with you
5 out of 5
Provider expl in way you understand
5 out of 5
Provider listen carefully to you
5 out of 5
Give easy to understand instruction
5 out of 5

The Patient Rating Score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the PressGaney Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about this survey

Patient Reviews (16)
4/1/2019

We were so pleased with *Dr. Ammons. He is personable, extremely skilled, and caring.


3/26/2019

Despite the "blizzard" *Dr. Ammons gave me his full attention and did not make me feel my visit was rushed.


3/5/2019

I was pleasantly stunned by the friendly, caring attention I was given even by doctors. The genuinely seemed to care about me (as did ALL other hospital personnel). The level of professionalism was out standing.


2/8/2019

Outstanding, courteous, professional.


12/12/2018

Very informative.


11/27/2018

very professional consultation regarding plan for cardiac surgery


11/14/2018

Exceptional & pleasant.


11/2/2018

Great surgeon and a great team.


10/30/2018

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


10/10/2018

Good advise for my condition heart problems.


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