Mark Gelfand, MD

Specialist
My Specialties: Hand Surgery, ; Microsurgery, ; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Board-certified; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus:
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages
Gender: Male
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

4.5 out of 5    80 Ratings    45 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group–Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

25050 S.E. Stark St. Medical Office Building 4, Suite 265
Gresham, OR 97030
503-413-4992

About Me:

As a board certified plastic surgeon with special expertise in hand and wrist surgery, Dr. Gelfand is enthusiastic about treating people with pain, injuries, or cancer and helping restore function. His expertise include adult hand surgery, nerve repair, tendon repair or reconstruction, microvascular surgery, surgical treatment of difficult wounds, breast surgery and reconstruction including DIEP flaps, and correction of nasal deformities (rhinoplasty). Dr. Gelfand strives to provide safe and effective patient focused care with the goal of restoring and improving function, form and quality of life.

Education:
Chief Residency: State University of New York
Residency: State University of New York
Medical School: State University of New York
Bachelor of Science: Rochester Institute of Technology
Year I Started Practice: 2000
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
Publication: Wolters Kluwer, Wolters Kluwer, Thieme

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4.5 out of 5     80 Ratings     45 Comments

Jun 28, 2019
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Visit was for post-op evaluation of healing progress and dressing change. Still have more work to do to finish this project.

Jun 20, 2019
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I had to wait for one hour, then remind the receptionist that I was still waiting to be seen.

Jun 19, 2019
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Dr. Gelfand made the experience of having a pin removed from my wrist very easy. He was friendly, helpful, and he set realistic expectations for my recovery.

Jun 5, 2019
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everything was great

Apr 30, 2019
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This visit was for a broken finger. The doctor decided to wait and see if it heals itself.

Apr 17, 2019
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Dr. Gelfand answered/addressed all of my questions/concerns appropriately. In the beginning of the appointment, he asked me my age (age deleted). Then later, when I described the types of activities that cause pain/discomfort he stated, "We are no longer a young athlete." This comment is not something people want to hear when they are trying to stay physically active.

Apr 17, 2019
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because he understood what I needed help with and made a plan

Apr 17, 2019
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the doctor came in and did not close the door behind him, which made me very uncomfortable and set the tone for the appointment being just a quick stop in his day. the entire appointment lasted less than ten mins

Apr 1, 2019
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I very much appreciate the fact that Dr. Gelfand was willing to perform surgery the same day on which I sought his help/opinion apart from the _____.

Mar 21, 2019
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The earliest surgery date available (2 months out) was later than I was hoping for, but I understand.

Feb 28, 2019
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I had very good experience.

Feb 28, 2019
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I got the impression Dr. Gelfand was an knowledgeable physician but I was forced to get information from him regarding my injury. He didn't volunteer much information.

Feb 27, 2019
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very good and he answer all my questions

Feb 27, 2019
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the doctor and office staff was excellent. the one problem was that someone waiting in the waiting room was watching a movie on a tablet and the sound was blaring. I could not understand why no one on the office staff asked that person to turn it down. maybe they couldn't hear it but I don't see how that's possible.

Feb 20, 2019
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The assistants were excellent, engaged and friendly - helpful

Feb 14, 2019
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always a good experience

Jan 31, 2019
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Had hurt finger, doctor helped me and it is still improving.

Jan 29, 2019
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i received care in order to decrease risk of infection; as well as had the strength and mobility evaluated after a hand injury.

Jan 29, 2019
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Sandy the receptionist has went above and beyond several times for me

Jan 16, 2019
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I had a good experience on my visit.

Jan 16, 2019
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I wish that number (1) would be able to do his surgeries at Legacy Emmanuel. I am disable and out of pocket cost me $75.00 which I did not have.

Dec 5, 2018
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Wait time for appointment was long - a week.

Nov 13, 2018
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they went above and beyond thanks so much!

Oct 23, 2018
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Dr. Gelfand is excellent!

Oct 22, 2018
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Dr. Gelfand is my hand specialist. He answered all of my questions regarding pain in my hands and best treatment for the pain. He made recommendations to relieve the pain and left the decision to me as to what I wanted to do.

Oct 17, 2018
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I feel like the review process was very rushed and due to my condition I wasn't at my clearest thinking, which caused me to miss essential points from the conversation with the doctor. Fortunately the in-app messaging service helped me fill the gap fairly effortlessly.

Oct 10, 2018
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Dr. Gelfand was very cordial and informative. The Dr. showed professional concern and provided educational information about my condition.

Oct 1, 2018
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I hate these! Surveys never help my health so stop them!

Oct 1, 2018
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The visit was fine.

Sep 19, 2018
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It was a very quick visit with hardly any wait even with taking an xray did not have to wait very long at all. It was very well oiled choreography.

Sep 12, 2018
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This visit was a surgical consult.

Sep 12, 2018
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this doctor was very unprofessional and squeezed my broken hand as if he didn't understand that it was broken. and when I asked for something to help with the pain he treated me like I was a drug addict only seeking pain medicine. he made me feel bad and I would never like to see him again.

Sep 5, 2018
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The PA of the dr. was also not helpful or caring to my needs.

Aug 31, 2018
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This visit was wonderful. Sandy at the front desk was so wonderful and helpful.

Aug 28, 2018
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From the time I entered the ER dept. of Legacy Mt Hood Hospital, saw Dr. Gelfand, surgery, office visits, xrays, Physical therapy, and follow up visits, I have had very good experience. I could not ask for better treatment from all the teams. I would be recommend any of the facilities or Dr. Gelfand and team to anyone.

Aug 28, 2018
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THis visit was to a specialist who was referred by my primary doctor. Dr. Gelfand was quick to diagnose and treat my hand problem.

Aug 15, 2018
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This doctor was ill prepared for our visit. He did not have a copy of my MRI, even though when I called to make the appt, I was sure to ask them to obtain a copy of it. When I brought the MRI to his attention, he was flippant about it's results. He was rude and inconsiderate. He did not speak clearly, nor did he make eye contact. He did not address my concerns, rather he said the same thing over again.He asked the same questions 2 or more times, as though he could not retain the information or did not believe my answer. I am seeking another Dr for another opinion, as I do not trust him. I felt as though I were on a hidden camera show or stuck in the 1950's. Who treats people like that?

Aug 9, 2018
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I was experiencing issues with pain post surgery. I was scheduled for a CT scan [details deleted to protect privacy]. I wasn't expecting to hear any results until the following week. Dr Gelfand personally called me about an hour after the scan was done. I appreciated that call so much. He is so very thoughtful and a very rare and caring physician.

Aug 6, 2018
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to many specialist doctor to see no result paying to much for the appointment and no result

Aug 6, 2018
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The entire office staff and providers are very pleasant, caring, and efficient at their tasks. I enjoy coming to appointments at this office.

Jul 26, 2018
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Dr. Gelfand and staff couldn't have been better. I gave had lots of experiences with Drs. and staff and this one is above all that I have seen. I am from [location deleted] and the doctors office was kind enough to see me within 2 days of asking for an appt. Dr. Gelfand is a kind person with lots of empathy for his patients. took time to listen and access to what I needed. lastly he fit my personality. top kudos to him and his staff. thank you

Jul 26, 2018
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Overall value of my visit was good.

Jul 23, 2018
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This was an information gathering for me regarding a possible breast reconstruction. it was thoroughly explained to me.

Jul 23, 2018
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this survey took too longdr visit was just fine

Jul 18, 2018
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I was treated with respect and concern for my condition. Everyone was extremely polite. Surgery ( Gelfand ) was quick and listened when I asked questions. Very good service...
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