Mark L. Ireland, DO

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My practice helps my patients gain control of their health through the early detection of illness and personalized wellness plans. It is the close partnership between you and me that will help you reach your wellness goals. My philosophy is simple, since my practice is small; it allows me the time to work closely with my patients to develop unique approaches customized to their individual needs. My job is to educate, coach, support and guide my patients on a path to a healthier, happier life.

My goal is to provide the best care possible to all my patients. I treat my patients as though they are my family members. I will do everything I can to help patients navigate through the complexity of today’s healthcare system. I always try to explain problems in terms that patients can understand.

Physician Profile


University of Illinois
Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Science 1973
Medical School
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Chicago, IL
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1978
David Grant United States Air Force Medical Center
Travis Air Force Base, CA
David Grant United States Air Force Medical Center
Travis Air Force Base, CA
Chief Resident 1980-1981



Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Family Practice
American Osteopathic Association
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton College of Osteopathic Medicine 2008-present
Outpatient/Inpatient Duties, Patrick Air Force Base Hospital 1990-1992
Attending Physician, Wuestoff Memorial Hospital 1989-2006
Chairman of Family Practice, AFSC Hospital Patrick Air Force Base 1986-1989
Chairman of Family Practice, United States Air Force Clinic, Royal Air Force 1983-1986
Attending Physician, Ehrling Bergquist Regional Hospital 1981-1983

Military Service

Major, United States Air Force
- Patrick Air Force Base, Florida 1986-1989
- Royal Air Force Greenham Common, England 1983-1986
- Offut Air Force Base, Nebraska 1981-1983
- Travis Air Force Base, California 1978-1981

Honors and Awards

Readers Choice Award, Voted best Family Practice, Hometown News 2013
Sigma Sigma Phi, Medical Honor Fraternity, Air Force Achievement Medal 1986


American Board of Family Practice
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Trauma Life Support

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Dave

    Thirty years ago Mark Ireland saved my wife's life. It was at his first office on S Patrick Dr and the office was not even open y...

  • Member: Sandta

    I have always appreciated the care that Dr. Ireland gives me and my family. He is compassionate and always has the time to explain...

  • Member: Muriel

    When I recently found out that I had to have a cerebral angiogram, it was Dr. Ireland who took the time to sit with me and my husb...

  • Member: Alan

    Dr. Ireland is always caring, considerate and concerned.