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Dr. Mark Fortson, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.4 (14)
Map Pin Small Columbus, GA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Mark Fortson, MD

Dr. Mark Fortson, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Columbus, GA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Francis-Emory Healthcare. Patients rated Dr. Fortson an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Fortson works at Practice in Columbus, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fortson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southeastern Gastroenterology Associates PC
    2200 Hamilton Rd Ste B, Columbus, GA 31904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 655-8800
  2. 2
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    2300 Manchester Expy Ste A201, Columbus, GA 31904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 243-4550

Hospital Affiliations
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  • St. Francis-Emory Healthcare

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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1457452591
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Mark Fortson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fortson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Fortson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Fortson has seen patients for Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fortson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Fortson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fortson.

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