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 (55)
Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5
Explanations Easy to Understand
5.0 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
4.7 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 (27)
Dec 18, 2018

pre operation interviews & evaluation. Went great.


Dec 7, 2018

Initial consultation regarding Aortic Valve Replacement surgery. Dr. Ammons and his Nurse did a good job explaining answers to the questions we (my wife there too) asked of them. I have confidence that they will do a good job for us.


Dec 5, 2018

care taken was bi pass surgery care that was taken was excellent except wait time in hospital when needing to use the bathroom at times with some evening nurses it wasn't a concern.


Nov 26, 2018

very professional consultation regarding plan for cardiac surgery


Nov 21, 2018

It was a pre-surgery appointment with the surgeon to go over the details of the operation and recovery.


Nov 12, 2018

Very informative.


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.


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