Mark Botham, MD

440.449.9300

Mark Botham, MD

Appointed: 2000

Mark Botham, MD
Department: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Location: Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Mail Code MCH300
6801 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
WorkAppointment:440.449.9300
WorkFax:440.449.9383
Mark Botham, MD
Department: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Location: LakeWest Hospital
Mail Code LA30
36100 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094
WorkAppointment:440.449.9300
WorkFax:440.449.9383
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Mark Botham is a staff cardiac surgeon with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Director of the Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery at Hillcrest Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Botham has a special interest in acquired adult coronary disease and reconstructive valvular heart disease. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Botham was Phi Betta Kappa at the University of Wisconsin where he graduated with Honors and an undergraduate degree in biochemistry. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical School and completed his clinical training at the University of Michigan Medical Center where he was awarded a fellowship in thoracic surgery. He received research appointments at the University of Wisconsin in pathology and at the University of Michigan in thoracic surgery.

He has published articles in professional journals on topics such as primary cardiac lymphoma and production of human growth factor in saphenous vein and internal mammary artery segments in organ culture.

Dr. Botham is a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, and the American College of Surgeons. In addition, he is a member of the American Medical Association, the John Alexander Society, the Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Thoracic Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1987
Residency - University of Michigan Health System
General Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1985
Internship - University of Michigan Health System
General Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1980
Medical School - Cornell University Medical College
New York, NY USA
1979
Undergraduate - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI USA
1975

Certifications

  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cardiac Surgery, Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Mitral Valve Stenosis , Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Ventricular Septal Defects

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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As of 6/2/2014, Dr. Botham has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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