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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Akron General
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Akron General
Primary Location

Akron General

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lesion
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
View all 9 Specialties +


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About Mark Horattas, MD

Dr. Mark Horattas is Chair of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. He specializes in General Surgery and Endocrine Surgery (including Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal surgery.)

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Akron General Medical Center
General Surgery
Akron, OH

Medical Education - Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH


  • Surgery - General Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/2/2024, Dr. Horattas 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 Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

74 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

Love Dr. Hara Has very thorough very kind & so is his staff.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

Dr Horattos was very courteous and genuinely interested. Left having complete confidence in him

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr. Horrattus was professional and down to earth

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr. Horattus is awesome. He is engaged, attentive, easy to understand, and explains everything so I can understand exactly what is going on. I cannot praise him enough. If you need surgery, this is the man you want to do it.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Every one who knows me has heard what a positive experience I have had with this doctor, his staff, and Cleveland Clinic. I have recommended them to anyone I have encountered and talked to about my surgery and subsequent care.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

I saw the surgical team early morning after surgery and they coordinated with endocrinology. I had not met the endocrinologist before. He and his resident were nice and very informative. All of these doctors, residents and associates were great. They informed me of what to expect. I was left with no questions.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

The doctor was great and he is a great surgeon. I will recommend him to all my family and friends.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Mark Horattas was very patient, kind, gave me/took time for discussion & educating me - excellent physician & individual!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

My post-op visit with Dr Hotarras was educational about my surgery and plsnmif care after. I will miss seeing this great team and superb doctor!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Horatas is top notch. This second time with him doing colonoscopy. He is prompt, professional, courteous, kind, knowledgeable and answered all of my questions and concerns. The CNP who saw me was great too.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Horaltas took all the time I needed in pre-surgery appt. to answer questions & assembled a great TEAM; esp. building confidence. Dr. Kaufman & N/A Brandon were reassuring & talented in meeting _____ needs.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2023

My Dr s were great

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Very nice doctor. He really explains and takes his time with you.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr. Horattas was very thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Horattas read my blood test results going back 7 years and found something that no other doctor had, leading to a new diagnostic finding

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Horattas is top notch. Most physicians could take a lesson from his example.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Great staff and Doctor! He took extra time to explain and answer questions. Thank you.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Great doctor!

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