Physician/Clinician Details

Forte, Mario D. MD
Dr. Forte was born in Seattle, WA in 1956. He was raised in Seattle and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington in 1978. He then spent four years working and attending graduate school in Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Subsequently, he attended medical school at the University of Washington and received his M.D. degree in 1986.

He was in intern and resident in General Surgery at the University of Washington from 1986 to 1991. He completed his residency as Chief Resident from 1990-1991. He joined the surgical staff at Longview Surgical Group in August of 1991.

Dr. Forte and his wife, Kris, have two children. He resides in Longview and his hobbies include gardening, fishing, and hiking. He speaks conversational Italian.

Dr. Forte is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. He has admitting privileges at St. John Medical Center (Longview, WA) and S.W. Washington Medical Center (Vancouver, WA). In addition, he consults and treats patients in conjunction with surgeons at Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of Washington. Dr. Forte works in partnership with Dr. Dane Moseson and Dr. Christine Katterhagen in the Columbia Regional Breast Center. Dr. Forte holds medical licenses in both the State of Washington and Oregon.
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PeaceHealth Medical Group - Lower Columbia

St. John - Surgery
1615 Delaware Street
Longview WA 986322367
(360) 501-3500
(360) 501-3555
Privileged Facility
PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
Specialty Type
General Surgery Primary
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
Education Degree Program Specialty
University of Washington School of Medicine Residency General Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine Internship General Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine MD Medical School
University of Washington School of Medicine Medical School
Insurance Accepted
Care Oregon
Cigna Healthcare
Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
Coventry/First Health Network
Crime Victims
First Choice Health Network
Health Net of Oregon
Humana Health Plan
Labor And Industries
Moda Health (ODS)
Multi Plan
Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
Pacific Source
PacifiCare of Oregon
Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Railroad Medicare
Regence Blue Shield
Secure Horizons
Tri-West ( TRICARE)
United HealthCare Networks
WA Medicaid (DSHS)