Mark B. Faries, M.D.

Mark B. Faries, M.D.



Dr. Mark B. Faries is a board-certified general surgeon who practices at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital in Los Angeles, California. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Smith specializes in hernia repair and cholecystectomy. Dr. Mark B. Faries leads several clinical trials, including the Multicenter Selective Lymphadenectomy (II) trial, which enrolls thousands of patients throughout the world. He is also a member of the American Joint Committee on Cancer's Melanoma Staging Committee, the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Melanoma Guidelines Committee, and the Annals of Surgical Oncology's Editorial Board. Dr. Faries has directed clinical studies involving more than 6,000 patients and has received significant research funding from the National Cancer Institute. He was the first surgeon in California to conduct inguinal lymph node dissections using a minimally invasive technique. He founded an FDA-certified cellular immunotherapy laboratory and has authored over 150 papers, abstracts, and book chapters.

Procedures Dr. Mark B. Faries Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Cornell University - Weill Medical College, New York, NY

Internship(s)

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency(ies)
Fellowship(s)

John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA



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