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Mark H. Whiteford, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Suite 6N60
Portland, OR 97213
2320.8 miles away
Speaks: English
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The Oregon Clinic Center for Advanced Surgery - East

4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Suite 6N60, Portland, OR 97213

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About Mark H. Whiteford

"Amid this high-tech and fast-paced world of medicine, my greatest satisfaction comes from working with patients one-on-one to help them gain insight to their illness, and then together develop a treatment plan that meets their individual needs." - Mark Whiteford, M.D., FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Whiteford graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and later completed his general surgery internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Whiteford finished his fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He brings The Oregon Clinic - Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery (GMIS) several honors and awards, and was the 2007 recipient of the Society of the Alimentary Tract Traveling Fellowship in Surgical Endoscopy. He was also inducted in the Marquis Who's Who in America publication in 2010. Dr. Whiteford is an Affiliate Professor of Surgery at OHSU. Dr. Whiteford is an innovator and renowned expert in minimally invasive colorectal surgery including laparoscopic surgery and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM, TAMIS). He is a sought-out teacher and lecturer, receiving invitations from the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and has lectured in over a dozen countries worldwide. Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TaTME), the newest form of rectal cancer surgery, was founded on research and clinical innovation at The Oregon Clinic Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery division.

Fellowship

Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University
1999

Medical School

University of Maryland School of Medicine
1991

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
1998

Training

Training

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
The Oregon Clinic Center for Advanced Surgery - East
4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Suite 6N60
Portland, OR 97213

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9155 Southwest Barnes Road, Suite 735
Portland, OR 97225

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Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center

Clinical Interests

  • Anorectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Cancer Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Transanal Resection Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Virtual Care