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Mark W. Puls

Mark W. Puls, M.D.

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Considering new patients. Please see Participating Insurances for details.

  • MyMidMichigan Participating Provider

Profile

Gender:
Male
Year began practicing:
1982

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Provider Type

  • Physician

Board Certified

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Languages

  • English

Clinical Interests & Special Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Skin Disease
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery

Participating Insurances*

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health - Medicaid
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • ASR PPO
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • ConnectCare - MidMichigan Health
  • ConnectCare - Northwood University
  • ConnectCare - SC Johnson
  • HAP - PPO
  • HAP - Preferred
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
  • McLaren Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina - Medicaid
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • US Health and Life

Education & Training

Medical School

1982
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Residency

1987
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, GENERAL SURGERY

Fellowship

1988
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, COLON AND RECTAL SURGERY

Employed By

MidMichigan Physicians Group

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Midwest Surgical Association
  • Roy D Mcclure Surgical Society
  • Alpena Alcona Presque Isle County Medical Society

Philosophy

"I want my patients to know that I care very much about them and their recovery process."

Biography

Mark Puls M.D., is a general surgeon with advanced training in colon and rectal surgery. He specializes in the treatment of conditions and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon and gallbladder. He also treats diseases involving the skin, breast and soft tissue, as well as hernias.

His attraction to general surgery was due to the wide range of decisions and patient problems. He felt that he could best help patients as a general surgeon. He sees patients by referral from their physician, as well as patients who are self-referred.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Puls’ philosophy of care is based on his commitment to provide excellent general surgical care to patients of this community. “I treat patients as if they are family, and doing the best I can to help every patient every day,” he said. “I want my patients to know that I care very much about them and their recovery process.” He is most satisfied helping his patients and seeing them recover from their illness.

Special Interests and Procedures

Dr. Puls performs colonoscopies, gastroscopies, cholecystectomies, abdominal surgeries, carpal tunnel releases and more.

Dr. Puls is a father of four sons. He and his wife reside in Alpena. He enjoys spending time with his family, as well as camping and fishing.

*Insurance Disclaimer

These are the insurance plans in which this individual is a "participating provider". This provider may accept other insurance, but your costs may be higher if they do not "participate" in your plan.

Address, Phone & Map

Provider's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 989-354-5717
  • Fax: 989-356-6526

http://www.midmichigan.org/mpg

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