Dr. Mark J. Alkire, M.D., FACS

Board-Certified Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon.

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Dr. Mark J. Alkire, M.D., FACS

  • Get to Know Dr. Alkire

    Dr. Alkire is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Alkire is licensed in the states of Louisiana and Florida and holds numerous hospital affiliations, including Tampa General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital South, Memorial Hospital, Florida Hospital – Carrolwood – all in Tampa – as well as Brandon Regional Medical Center and South Bay Hospital, and Northside Hospital. Dr. Alkire received both his bachelor’s degree and his M.D. from Louisiana State University. After completing a General Surgery Internship and a Junior Residency at Louisiana State University Charity and Affiliated Hospitals, Dr. Mark Alkire served as Senior & Chief Resident in Surgery there before completing a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the Florida Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, the Hillsborough County Medical Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The father of eight children, he is married to a perinatologist. Let the Tampa vein specialists at Advanced Vein & Vascular Solutions help you find the solution to your vein problems. Contact us today for your initial consultation.

  • Education

    Undergraduate Education
    Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana – B.S. Zoology, 1977.

    Medical Education
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine – New Orleans, Louisiana – M.D. Degree 1984.

    Residency Training
    Louisiana State University Charity and Affiliated Hospitals – New Orleans, Louisiana.
    General Surgery Residency, 1984 – 1985.

    Fellowship Training
    University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, Florida.
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1989 – 1991.

  • Qualifications

    Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

    State of Florida – June 1989 (ME56072).
    State of Louisiana – 1984.
    Federal Licensing Examination— June 1994 (DEA-BA-2743284).

    Hospital Appointments
    Chief of Cardiothoracic Section at Tampa General Hospital – Tampa, Florida.
    Memorial Hospital – Tampa, Florida.
    Brandon Regional Hospital – Brandon, Florida.
    Chief of Surgery at South Bay Hospital – Sun City Center, Florida.
    Northside Hospital – St Petersburg, Florida.
    St. Joseph Hospital South — Riverview, Florida.
    Florida Hospital – Carrollwood, Florida.

  • Professional Successes

    Professional Societies
    American College of Surgeons— Fellow.
    Cohn Rives Surgical Society

    Notable Distinctions
    HCA L.W. Blake Hospital – Bradenton, Florida.
    Chairman of Surgical Case Review, 1994 – 1995.
    Chief of Surgery, 1996 – 1998.
    University of South Florida College of Medicine.
    Tampa General Hospital, Credentials Committee.
    South Bay Hospital, Chief of Staff.
    Surgery – Tampa, Florida.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, 2001 to Present.

Dr. Alkire sits at his desk

Dr. Mark J. Alkire, M.D., FACS