Gideon F. LeporeMD
Mark Lepore, MD is the Associate Director of Medicine, a hospitalist and intensivist at the Ventura County Medical Center. He is also the Director of Medicine at the Santa Paula Hospital in Santa Paula, CA. He received his medical degree from Boston University, and completed his residency at the Ventura Family Practice Residency Program in 2002. He served as a faculty member at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center in Lawrence Massachusetts prior to returning to full-time inpatient practice at Ventura. He served as the Chief of Staff at the Hospitalito Atitlan in Santiago Atitlan for six months in 2007, after living through a natural disaster in the same region in 2005.
Dr. Lepore received outstanding teaching awards from both the Greater Lawrence Family Medicine Residency and the Ventura County Medical Center, the latter largely because of his authoring of the “ICU Green Book”, a comprehensive ICU teaching tool. He is a specialist in airway management, vascular access, tube thoracostomy, paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, procedural sedation and critical care medicine.