Dr. Mark Backman M.D.
Family Practitioner1213 24th St #100 Anacortes WA, 98221
Dr. Mark Backman is a family practitioner practicing in Anacortes, WA. Dr. Backman specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Backman possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Univ of Wa Sch of Med, Seattle Wa 1978
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 1978
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Vascular Disease
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