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Howard Newmark

Howard Newmark, American surgeon, entrepreneur. Diplomate American Board Abdominal Surgery. Named Eagle Scout Boy Scouts American.


  • Newmark, Howard was born on March 12, 1944 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States. Son of Carl and Ruth (Kestenbaum) Newmark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duke University, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1970. Master of Business Administration, Ohio University, 1988.


    • Intern Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1971. Resident in surgery Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, 1975. Resident in thoracic surgery University Louisville, 1979.

      Chief Executive Officer, president Summa Medical Systems, Ashland, Kentucky, Ironton, Ohio, Huntington, West Virginia, since 1987. Private practice surgeon Portsmouth, Ohio, 1979-1981, Ashland, 1981-1983, Ironton, since 1983, Huntington, 1990. Surgeon Lawrence County Medical Center, Ironton, Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington.

      Medical director department of emergency medicine Veterans Memorial Hospital, Pomeroy, Ohio, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Abdominal Surgery.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    Major United States Air Force, 1975-1977. Fellow American Society Phlebology, American Society Abdominal Surgeons, American College Angiology, International College Angiology, International College Surgeons. Member American Medical Association, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, American Thoracic Society, North America Society Pacing and Electrophysiology, Society Vascular Technology, International Endovascular Society, American College Chest Physicians, American College Physicians Executives (alternate delegate), Ohio State Medical Association (president), Lawrence County Medical Association, American Management Association, President's Association, Greenpeace, Costeau Society.



    Golf, stamp collecting/philately, art collecting, writing.


    • Married Mary Ella Adkins, February 19, 1989. 1 child, Alexander Joseph.
    • father: Carl Newmark
    • mother: Ruth (Kestenbaum) Newmark
    • spouse: Mary Ella Adkins
    • child: Alexander Joseph Newmark
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    Born March 12, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1966
      Duke University
    • 1970
      Meharry Medical College
    • 1988
      Ohio University
    • 1971
      Intern, Cook County Hospital
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1975
      resident, in surgery Medical College of Ohio
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1979 - 1981
      private practice, surgeon Portsmouth
      Ohio, United States
    • 1979
      resident, in thoracic surgery University Louisville
    • 1981 - 1983
      private practice, surgeon Portsmouth
      Ashland, Virginia, United States
    • 1983
      private practice, surgeon Portsmouth
      Ironton, Ohio, United States
    • 1987
      Chief Executive Officer, Summa Medical Systems
      Ashland, Virginia, United States
    • 1987
      president, Summa Medical Systems
      Ashland, Virginia, United States
    • 1990
      private practice, surgeon Portsmouth
      Huntington, West Virginia, United States
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