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 N Ogden St Ste 540
Denver, CO 80218-3671
Phone: 303-318-2440
Fax: 303-318-2485

SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Structural Heart

1960 N Ogden St Ste 540A
Denver, CO 80218-3666
Phone: 303-318-2455
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
  • American Board of Thoracic 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
SCL Health Medical Group, Saint Joseph Hospital
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 (42)
Overall Rating
4.8 out of 5
Provider discussed treatment options
4.8 out of 5
Provider showed concern
4.9 out of 5
Provider explained things clearly
4.8 out of 5
Provider included you in decisions
4.8 out of 5
Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9 out of 5
Extent to which Care Provider listened
4.8 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 (12)
7/10/2020

They explained everything clearly step by step before a procedure.


7/1/2020

he explained to me every thing I needed to know


6/24/2020

*Dr. Ammons was very easy to communicate with! Answered all my questions.


3/30/2020

I felt *Dr. Ammons was clear & gave me a firm understanding why I didn't need the operation yet.


3/25/2020

Dr. Ammons did my open heart surgery in 2007 he is a great doctor.


3/2/2020

*Dr. Mark Ammons - one of the great ones! I'll never forget him -


2/7/2020

*Mark Ammons is the BEST! There is no bad...


12/20/2019

It would have been more useful to have had a map of my heart (a heart) to envision my situation -


11/15/2019

My husband and I liked *Dr. Ammons very much.


11/10/2019

Dr. Ammons was in to see me every morning and was most informative about my condition and the progress to be expected. I could not recommend Dr. Ammons highly enough to express my feeling about the care and concern provided by Dr. Ammons.


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