Mara A Additon, MD

5.0 out of 5 
General Surgery
Breast Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Oncoplastic Surgery
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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.

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Featured Reviews



Dr Additon reversed my ostomy and gave me my life back so thankful for her and her amazing team.

   — Emma Foxworth


Very good makes you feel comfortable

   — Jim Hamilton


She was very professional, kind, and though. I was very impressed, and would recommend her to my family and friends

   — John England


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


Very nice and informative

   — DeDe MURPHY


Dr Addition made me feel comfortable and was able to answer all my questions. Still have a ways to go before I am back to normal, but I am confident she will help me get there.

   — Ann