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Mark S. Adkins, MD

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Mark S. Adkins, MD


Cardiothoracic Surgery


Mercy Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
515 Abbott Rd., STE 310
Buffalo, NY 14220


Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
565 Abbott Road
Buffalo, NY 14220






Dr. Adkins is the Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery for Catholic Health.

Previously, he was Chief of Cardiac Surgery at George Washington University Medical Center and Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at N.Y. Hospital - Queens and Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. 

He received his M.D. from George Washington University and has fellowships in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery from M.D. Anderson Hospital and New York University Medical Center.

He has written over 45 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, which were published in professional journals.

Dr. Adkins is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and has been named a “top doctor” in both Philadelphia and Washingtonian Magazines.  

Dr. Adkins has a clinical interest and expertise in coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, aneurysm repair, mitral valve surgery, aortic dissection and the full spectrum of cardiac procedures using the latest surgical techniques.


  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Academic Appointments

Previous academic appointments include:

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College


AM Buffalo - 4/20/15 - Dr. Adkins addresses common questions about heart surgery