Mario D. Forte MD | PeaceHealth
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Mario D. Forte MD

  • General Surgery
PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Dr. Forte was born in Seattle, WA in 1956. He was raised in Seattle and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington in 1978. He then spent four years working and attending graduate school in Pharmacology at the University of Washington. Subsequently, he attended medical school at the University of Washington and received his M.D. degree in 1986.

He was in intern and resident in General Surgery at the University of Washington from 1986 to 1991. He completed his residency as Chief Resident from 1990-1991. He joined the surgical staff at Longview Surgical Group in August of 1991.

Dr. Forte and his wife, Kris, have two children. He resides in Longview and his hobbies include gardening, fishing, and hiking. He speaks conversational Italian.

Dr. Forte is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. He has admitting privileges at St. John Medical Center (Longview, WA) and S.W. Washington Medical Center (Vancouver, WA). In addition, he consults and treats patients in conjunction with surgeons at Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of Washington. Dr. Forte works in partnership with Dr. Dane Moseson and Dr. Christine Katterhagen in the Columbia Regional Breast Center. Dr. Forte holds medical licenses in both the State of Washington and Oregon.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Care Oregon
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coventry/First Health Network
  • Crime Victims
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net of Oregon
  • Humana Health Plan
  • Labor And Industries
  • Medicare
  • Moda Health (ODS)
  • Molina
  • Multi Plan
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • PacifiCare of Oregon
  • Pacific Source
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Providence
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Secure Horizons
  • Tri-West ( TRICARE)
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery


  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    Degree: MD
    Specialty: General Surgery


  • General Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

Find A Doctor

  • PeaceHealth Medical Group - Lower Columbia
    St. John - Surgery
    1615 Delaware Street

    Longview, WA 98632-2367
    Fax: 360-501-3555
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