Our Physicians

Mark D. Very, M.D.

Mark D. Very, M.D.

Dr. Mark D. Very, MD received his Medical Degree from Albany Medical College where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was honored with the Dean’s Research Award. He then went on to complete both his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, where he served as an assistant clinical instructor as well as an instructor of Head and Neck Anatomy.

Dr. Very has long served the otolaryngologic needs of both adult and pediatric patients in the Mid-Hudson Valley area, with particular expertise in the areas of pediatrics, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgical disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Very is married to a family practice physician and they have two children. In his free time, he enjoys singing, music composition, golf, and most other sports.

Mark D. Very, M.D. accepts the following insurance plans:

Poughkeepsie Office:
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • Beech Street
  • CareConnect NSLIJ
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth/GHI PPO
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthQuest
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • Local 1199
  • MVP
  • MVP (Gold) Medicare
  • MVP Medicaid
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • National Health Administration
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Family Health
  • United HealthCare
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • Wellcare
Languages spoken:
  • English


21 Reade Place
3rd Floor, Suite 3200
Poughkeepsie, NY, Dutchess County

Tel: (845) 471-4086

Fax: (845) 471-8296

Hospital Privileges:
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center

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