Mark Lane Welton

Mark Lane Welton

Colorectal surgeon, Colon and rectal surgeon

4.6 out of 5
132 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1992)
  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1992) CA
  • Board Certification: Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (1994)
  • Fellowship: Barnes - Jewish Hospital (1993) MO
  • Internship: UCLA Medical Center (1985) CA
  • Medical Education: UCLA School of Medicine (1984) CA
  • B.S. (Honors), UC Davis, Human Development (1979)
  • M.D., UCLA, Medicine (1984)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Basic Science Paper, National Meeting of American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (1999)
  • Distinguished Physician Award, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (1998)
  • Young Researcher Award, Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (1998)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, UCLA School of Medicine (1984)
  • Phi Kappa Phi, UC Davis (1979)
4.7

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.6

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr Hoppe has been my doctor for 26 yrs - amazing doctor & human being A+++! Stanford is LUCKY to have him!

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very glad to have Dr. Mark Welton as my surgeon/doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Wilton is very caring & he is articulate.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Welton is great.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Very through & understanding.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I think that Dr. Welton has a genuine concern for my well-being, I have confidence in his judgment and skill.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Explained condition/diagnosis well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I feel that Dr. Welton really cares about his patients he seems to have a genuine concern for my well-being my impression is that he makes careful and thoughtful decisions regarding my health.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I feel VERY confident that I am in VERY good hands!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

All good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I don't see very good approach to for operation. Dr. Mark did not show much care about patient & future life after operation.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Never looked at my MRI or previous treatment prior to my arrival. Waste of time!!

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4.6 out of 5
132 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr Hoppe has been my doctor for 26 yrs - amazing doctor & human being A+++! Stanford is LUCKY to have him!

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very glad to have Dr. Mark Welton as my surgeon/doctor.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Wilton is very caring & he is articulate.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Welton is great.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Very through & understanding.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I think that Dr. Welton has a genuine concern for my well-being, I have confidence in his judgment and skill.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Explained condition/diagnosis well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I feel that Dr. Welton really cares about his patients he seems to have a genuine concern for my well-being my impression is that he makes careful and thoughtful decisions regarding my health.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I feel VERY confident that I am in VERY good hands!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

All good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I don't see very good approach to for operation. Dr. Mark did not show much care about patient & future life after operation.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Never looked at my MRI or previous treatment prior to my arrival. Waste of time!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Very grateful that Dr. Welton is my doctor. He's extremely knowledgeable, patient, and caring.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Definitely recommend!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Welton is one of the best doctors I have used before. Great personality.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Very thorough. He gives you a lot of confidence.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Welton is great! Smart & kind.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I don't feel we communicated honestly about anesthesia.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Mark Welton and Kristan Wheeler, NP were absolutely perfect.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Welton is wonderful, takes his time & answers your questions & some.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Welton is one of the best providers we have been too. Great job!