Personal History

Dr. Mark Benak is a native of Marietta, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia where he completed his B.S. degree in biochemistry. He lives in Monroe, Georgia where he started his general and vascular practice in 2000. Over the last 12 years, he has served as Chief of Staff, Chief of Surgery, Director of Wound Care and Trauma Director at the new Clearview Medical Center.


Dr. Mark Benak
Dr. Mark Benak


Surgical & Medical Training

Dr. Benak received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed his Residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Benak is a Board Certified General Surgeon and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is highly trained and experienced in the most advanced surgical procedures used today.

A Passion for Veins

Dr. Benak became interested in veins during his Residency and began focusing on venous disease, wound care and venous interventions in 1995. Dr. Benak loves the complexity of venous disease and the pathophysiology (functional changes that occur in the veins) which results from venous disease. This passion is what enables Dr. Benak to treat his patients with the most advanced techniques and the highest standard of care. He joined The Vein Guys™ in 2009, and is proud to be part of one of the most respected vein organizations in the country.