Dr. Mark Huntington Whiteford MD

Dr. Mark Whiteford is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Portland, Oregon. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center and Providence Portland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Whiteford accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center and one of 5 at Providence Portland Medical Center who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: Laparoscopy

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1998 - 1999

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1998

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

A natural orifice transrectal approach for oncologic resection of the rectosigmoid: an experimental study and comparison with conventional laparoscopy.
Rieder, E., Spaun, G.O., Khajanchee, Y.S., Martinec, D.V., Arnold, B.N., Smith Sehdev, A.E., Swanstrom, L.L., Whiteford, M.H.

Transanal endoscopic microsurgical platform for natural orifice surgery.
Denk, P. M., Swanström, L. L., Whiteford, M. H.

Emerging technologies including robotics and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) colorectal surgery.
Whiteford, M.H., Swanstrom, L.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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