Mark C. Droffner, DO

Family Medicine
260 Milus Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847
Mark C. Droffner, DO
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Annual Membership Fee

412.50every 3 months
825.00every 6 months
1,650.00each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

“Listen to your patients and they will tell you their diagnosis.” Sir William Osler, the father of modern medicine and an esteemed clinician and teacher, wrote those words over 100 years ago and they are as true today as then. Despite all the technology and science now at our disposal, listening is still the most valuable key to the relationship between patient and physician. We listen to each other to diagnose, treat and most importantly maintain a healthy life. We develop a partnership dedicated to your health and well-being. A partnership where I take a holistic approach to all aspects of your health including preventive medicine to maintain your health proactively.

I provide personalized, comprehensive medical care in sickness and in health, much like a concierge physician. As a family physician and geriatrician, my staff and I take great pride in my solo practice. I see every patient and do not employ physician extenders. I round daily in all three local hospitals, Fawcett Memorial, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, caring for my patients, managing consultants, and coordinating a seamless transition between hospital and medical office. A staff member answers your phone call, not a machine, and they will promptly take care of your needs and get it right the first time.
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About the Practice/Practice News

Change is significantly affecting the healthcare landscape with ongoing implications for doctors and patients. It’s nearly impossible to navigate such a complex system alone, but with me as your ally, we can get through it together and keep you on the path to optimal health.

The best healthcare starts with a physician partner who truly knows you, your needs and your goals. In my MDVIP-affiliated practice, you come first. Third parties and red tape will not interfere with my ability to care for you the way you deserve.

Dr. Droffner's Credentials

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Residency:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Health Alliance
Mount Holly, NJ
Family Medicine 1985-1987

Internship:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Health Alliance
Mount Holly, NJ
1984-1985

Medical School:
University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Des Moines, IA
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine 1984

Undergraduate:
Duke University
Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology 1980
Cum Laude

Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine
Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Bayfront Punta Gorda
Bayfront Port Charlotte
America's Top Doctor 2005
Top Doctors in Southwest Florida, Gulf Shore Life Magazine 2005
Most Distinguished Resident Stackhouse Award 1987
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
Florida
from Joy in FL March 15, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Dr.Droffner, you are so very special to me,and have been for some 20 years or more. I have never been rushed, and truly look forward to my apps. When I need you you are always there. When hospice did not show up, when my husband passed, I called you and got your answering service and in seconds you called back, and I told you no one showed up to pronounce his passing. I panicked, and you said… See more

from Audrey in FL March 14, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Dr. Droffner has been our primary care physician for over 25 years. He is caring, nurturing and he listens and follows up with his patients. He has incredible knowledge & research at his fingertips. He doesnt just send his patients home with a RX. His diagnosis and treatment of a family visitor ultimately saved her losing a finger due to a serious saltwater bacteria. Returning to home, a… See more

from Wayne in FL March 13, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

To my favorite Punta Gorda Doctor, Dr. Mark Droffner,
Back in the ole days, April 2007, Dr. Droffner assisted with the recovery my new pacemaker implant by Dr. T. Connelly. Got 9 years service out of that Biotronic unit which was replaced in 2016. Dr. Droffner has treated me successfully in recent years for minor ear infections, an arm pit abscess that concerned me much and near… See more

from Jerry in FL March 12, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Being a patient of Dr Droffner has made a great difference in my life. Knowing that he was always there for me...he was such a caring person always finding the answer to any problem we had. Thank you for being there for me and always for Dave.

from Marilyn in FL March 7, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Dr droeffner is the best doctor in the world. He treats each patient with special care and has always taken as much time as needed. He is special!!!

from joan in FL March 6, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Ihave been a patient of doctor for several years and have found him to be a very caring doctor. He listens to you and sets out to fix your problems and usually does. I feel so lucky to have found him.

from Dennis in FL March 4, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Nearly 20 years ago, I learned of Dr. Droffner from some of my patients. I am a retired naturopathic physician and registered nurse therapist who has been in pain management practices in West Palm Beach and Port Charlotte. Those patients testified to not only to his unmatched care but also to his uncanny ability to diagnose difficult conditions.
My wife and I attempted to become his… See more

from Frances in FL March 3, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

I'm very new to Dr. Droffner but I'm very impressed.
Just to drop in & have to change my Drugs , I got a call .
I'm glad I have him as my Doctor

from Mark in FL March 2, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Having easy access to my physician and the extensive access at my finger tips is great. Dr. Drophner is the best physician and his extensive knowledge has raised my hopes for a healthy future to great heights. His staff is excellent as well. The caring attitude through-out my visit was very much appreciated.

from Leigh in FL March 2, 2018 for Mark C. Droffner, DO

Always thankful to have the very best doctor in our corner! Dr. Droffner helps keep my whole family healthy, we're very lucky to have him!

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