Mark Berry, MD

Mark Berry, MD

Thoracic surgeon, Surgical oncologist, Thoracic specialist

Bio:   Dr. Berry joined the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Stanford in August 2014. He came to Stanford from Duke University, where he had most recently served as Associate Professor. He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine after receiving bachelors and masters degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center after performing a residency in General Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His Cardiothoracic Surgical training included a year dedicated to Minimally Invasive General Thoracic Surgery, a period that also included an American Association for Thoracic Surgery sponsored Traveling Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Berry practices all aspects of thoracic surgery, including procedures for benign and malignant conditions of the lung, esophagus, and mediastinum. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques, and has extensive experience in treating thoracic surgical conditions using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS), laparoscopic, robotic, endoscopic, and bronchoscopic approaches. He serves as the co-Director of the Stanford Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Center (SMITS), and has both directed and taught in several minimally invasive thoracic surgery courses.

Dr. Berry also has a Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Research from Duke University. His clinical research activities mirror his clinical interests and activities in optimizing short-term and long-term outcomes of patients with thoracic surgical conditions. He has more than sixty peer-reviewed publications, most of which are related to both the use of minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques as well as evaluating outcomes after treatment of thoracic malignancies. His clinical practice and his research both focus on choosing the most appropriate treatment and approach for patients based on the individual characteristics of the patient and their disease process.
4.8 out of 5
246 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

Sarcoma Program

Thoracic Surgery Clinic

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

Thoracic Cancer Program in San Jose

Thoracic Cancer Program in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2010)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2007)
  • Residency: University of PennsylvaniaPA
  • Internship: University of PennsylvaniaPA
  • Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania (1999) PAUnited States of America
  • Residency: Duke University Medical CenterNCUnited States of America
  • MHS, Duke University, Clinical Research (2012)
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine (1999)
  • Post Bac, University of Pennsylvania, Pre-Health (1994)
  • MSE, University of Pennsylvania, Electrical Engineering (1993)
  • B Eng, University of Pennsylvania, Electrical Engineering (1990)

Honors & Awards

  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu National Electrical Engineering Honor Society
  • Member, Pi Mu Epsilon National Math Honor Society
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

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Friendliness

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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Recommended to others

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Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

My experience during my visit with care provider was good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Berry & his team are excellent! He is very compassionate and really listens to his patients and takes his time to address all concerns and questions. Very professional & highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Berry is an INCREDIBLE physician; I would recommend him with no reservations to anyone who suffered from a thoracic tumor; no one could have removed my tumor with more skill. than Dr. Berry. His concern for the process of removing the tumor was remarkable - since he wanted to listen to my concerns and did not want to use a procedure that I was opposed to - although an _____ of doctors whom I had seen prior to Dr. Berry did not hold that same concern.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I was very comfortable in the knowledge that I was being treated as they would treat a family member.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Berry is an amazing dr. and helped us through a difficult time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Exceptionally competent.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Worth the wait - Stanford is worth it.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Berry is always patient, concerned and never rushed.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Excellent information.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Both Dr. Berry and his PA were informed, knowledgeable, focused, and pleasant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

This was annual follow-up check up so some above questions not applicable we think very highly of Dr. Berry and his staff.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Berry has a most comfortable and confidence inspiring manner by being most unassuming and down to earth. And a bit shy.

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4.8 out of 5
246 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

My experience during my visit with care provider was good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Berry & his team are excellent! He is very compassionate and really listens to his patients and takes his time to address all concerns and questions. Very professional & highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Berry is an INCREDIBLE physician; I would recommend him with no reservations to anyone who suffered from a thoracic tumor; no one could have removed my tumor with more skill. than Dr. Berry. His concern for the process of removing the tumor was remarkable - since he wanted to listen to my concerns and did not want to use a procedure that I was opposed to - although an _____ of doctors whom I had seen prior to Dr. Berry did not hold that same concern.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I was very comfortable in the knowledge that I was being treated as they would treat a family member.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Berry is an amazing dr. and helped us through a difficult time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Exceptionally competent.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Worth the wait - Stanford is worth it.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Berry is always patient, concerned and never rushed.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Excellent information.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Both Dr. Berry and his PA were informed, knowledgeable, focused, and pleasant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

This was annual follow-up check up so some above questions not applicable we think very highly of Dr. Berry and his staff.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Berry has a most comfortable and confidence inspiring manner by being most unassuming and down to earth. And a bit shy.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Berry fully explained what my surgery would entail and he answered every question of which there were many, fully. I have every confidence in Dr. Berry doing my surgery.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Doctors - at thoracic unit cancer center center - excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Berry & his team were so professional but caring & reassuring.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Care provider was highly recommended and this proved to be correct.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Berry explained things to me about my condition in detail. He showed me my tumor and even drew a diagram for me so I could better understand. He took extra time with me to explain and didn't make me feel rushed.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I felt my case was not completely researched.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

We were very impressed with your health care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Everything was well explained.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I learned much more than expected!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Berry's team is great!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Berry is wonderful - Explains so that you can understands - Lets you ask questions without feeling rushed.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

He is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

The entire staff, doctors, nurses, assistants, and entire hosp./clinic staff treated me like their only patient.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Total confidence in DR. Berry and N.P. Alfredo DeJesus. The best possible patient care & compassion.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

My direct experiences with this team have been quality.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I have complete confidence in Dr Berry. He teats you like a person,not another number.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Personable and buttoned-down. Great

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

My experiences with Dr. Berry were very positive. He always made me feel like he truly cared about me and what I was going through. His team was fantastic, too.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I can't say enough good about Dr. Berry, NP Alfredo De Jesus and support staff. They take the best care of me. My condition is complex and unique. They are considerate and supportive and help me feel safe and well cared for.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have every confidence in Dr. Barry. He is the best.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Berry was very helpful and kind! Highly recommend him and his staff!