Mark Boston, MD, FAAP, FACS

Mark Boston, MD, FAAP, FACS

Dr. Mark Boston is the Surgeon-in-Chief at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery since 2003 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is an associate editor for the journal, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  Dr. Boston practices pediatric otolaryngology at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and his professional interests include pediatric hearing loss, complex airway disorders, humanitarian surgical missions, patient safety and quality improvement.

Dr. Boston received his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry at Grand Canyon College in Phoenix, Arizona, and obtained his M.D. and completed an internship in general surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  Following a residency in otolaryngology at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Boston completed fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  He retired from the Air Force in the rank of Colonel after 21-years of service, including two deployments, 10 humanitarian surgical missions, and various assignments including Commander of the largest medical operations squadron in the Air Force and Surgical Services Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General.

Dr. Boston is a parent to two deaf children who have cochlear implants.