Our Physicians

Mark S. Shachner, MD, FACS

Board Certified General Surgeon
  • Breast Surgery
  • Complex Hernia Repairs
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • General Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia/Gerd
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Linx Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Parathyroid
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thyroid Surgery

Residency, Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Doctorate of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1985


Dr. Shachner has been in private practice of surgery since 1992 and is currently the President of South Florida Surgical Specialists, LLC. His practice is devoted to minimally invasive surgery for GI malignancies, hiatal hernia and reflux conditions. He is one of a few surgeons in South Florida who performs high volume of Robotic Surgery for Hiatal Hernia, Colon Cancer, and Single Incision Gallbladder removal. He is the only surgeon in Broward County that performs the new Linx procedure for reflux.

Dr. Shachner is a 1985 graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Shachner holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University. He is the former Chief of Staff and chair of the department of surgery at Coral Springs Medical Center.

Academic and Professional Affiliations
President of South Florida Surgical Specialists, LLC
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Associate Professor of Surgery at Nova Southeastern University
Holds an appointment as clinical associate professor at Nova Southeastern University.
Former Chief of Staff and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Coral Springs Medical Center
Served as the director of the Woman’s Diagnostic and Wellness Center for over 10 years