Clinics / Affiliations:
777 Hospital Way
Pocatello, ID 83201
Mon-Thurs 8-4:30pm, Fri 8-12pm
Education & Training:
Residency: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Mara Additon, MD is a board certified general and trauma surgeon from Boulder, CO. She aspired to become a doctor at an early age and at fourteen read an article in National Geographic about surgical advancements in the treatment of brain injury. This article made a significant impression on her and solidified her desire to become a surgeon. She chose general surgery because she enjoys the day-to-day variability and the broad spectrum of surgical conditions that the specialty presents.
Mara attended the University of Oregon and earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and math while also playing collegiate division 1 volleyball. She went on to the University of Colorado where she earned her master’s degree in biostatistics. Her thesis focused on survival factors in cardiac-related surgeries. Prior to medical school, Mara conducted research and statistical analyses on heart and liver transplantation with the division of transplant at the University of Colorado. She completed medical school and her residency program at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Additon chose to practice in southeast Idaho because she, along with her husband, Aubrey, and their two young boys, loves Pocatello’s small-town feel an the many outdoor activities Idaho has to offer.
Submitted by ahs-admin on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 13:36
Could not recommend Dr. Additon any higher. She has done two procedures for me with outstanding results. 6 stars
— MICHAEL D MARQUETTE
Saw the doctor about a double hernia. She explained the procedure, any complications or side effects and expectations. Answered any and all questions about any concerns. On day of surgery, made sure that my expectations were implemented and met. Three words describe her, caring, attentive, professional. Would recommend her to anyone needing surgery.
— Jim Lowder
My experience here was EXCELLENT --- The Dr. communicated clearly and the results were also made clear-- I appreciated the concern and compentence that was evident during this 'procedure'. Thank you to all involved.
— Pat Packer
Dr Additon LISTENED. In the last few years ive had less of thst than I should have from professionals. I appreciate so much that Dr Additon listened and acted on her training to get the tests I needed and the surgery I needed. Thank you!!
— Tami Smith