Dr. Mark Lane Welton MD
Dr. Mark Welton is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Menlo Park Surgical Hospital and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Welton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Menlo Park Surgical Hospital and one of 3 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
General Colon & Rectal Surgery
Clinical Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, Colon/colon cancer, Colorectal Cancer, IBD, Anal Cancer
Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1991
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1992–1993
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1984
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 20 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified 22 years in Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Progression of anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions to invasive anal cancer among HIV-infected men who have sex with men.
Berry, J. M.,Jay, N.,Cranston, R. D.,Darragh, T. M.,Holly, E. A.,Welton, M. L.,Palefsky, J. M.
Predictors of postoperative urinary retention after colorectal surgery.
Kin, C.,Rhoads, K. F.,Jalali, M.,Shelton, A. A.,Welton, M. L.
p16 is superior to ProEx C in identifying high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) of the anal canal.
Bala, R.,Pinsky, B. A.,Beck, A. H.,Kong, C. S.,Welton, M. L.,Longacre, T. A.
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS California PPO
- BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
- Blue Shield California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
- First Health PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
- Multiplan PPO
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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875 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 721-2412