Martin D. Mark, M.D., Gastroenterologist
Martin D. Mark, M.D., earned his medical degree cum laude from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He then completed a rotating residency in internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. Dr. Mark moved to the United States in 1984, where he completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Mark is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and hepatology. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American College of Physicians, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Dr. Mark was elected for three successive terms as the governor representing Kentucky on the National Board of Governors of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He received the Senior Governor Award at the ACG national meeting in Seattle in 2003. As a member of the National Affairs Committee of the ACG, he played an important role in lobbying for and eventually succeeding in making colon cancer screening a mandated benefit for Medicare beneficiaries. Dr. Mark also is a board member of the Kentucky Colon Cancer Prevention Project.
Dr. Mark has extensive experience in the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatic disease, functional bowel disorders and liver diseases, including hepatitis C.
Dr. Mark, his wife, Ronna, and two children, Daniel and Joshua, have lived in Louisville since 1992.
Medical degree: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Residency: Internal medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, surgery and OB/GYN, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; internal medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pa.
Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
Board certifications: Internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology
Academic affiliation: Clinical assistant professor of medicine, University of Louisville