Savant Wellness team members are an important part of your experience with Savant Wellness. They have the expertise to advocate on your behalf and facilitate your journey through other aspects of the medical community when necessary. Itzel Urrea and Danielle Williams, Patient Relation Specialists, are working with me at Savant Wellness. /they along with Brian L. Colbert, Director of Sales and Business Development provide our member the highest levels of care and service.
Mark J. Savant, MD
“I’m not the family doctor, I’m the doctor in your family.”
Dr. Savant is a San Francisco native. He received his bachelor’s degree in classics from College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts .
During his internal medicine residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, he was given the “Grace Under Fire” award by the Emergency Department. And later, when he taught at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, medical students singled him out as an excellent clinical teacher and role model.
In 2001, Dr. Savant started the Savant Medical Group, a general practice based in San Francisco, while also active on the medical staff of two prestigious hospitals in San Francisco: St. Mary’s Medical Center and St. Francis Memorial Hospital. He has also served as chair of the Asian Physician’s Advisory Committee, been named a Top Performing Physician for the Hill’s Physician Medical Group for four consecutive years, and received a five-star rating on Yelp.com from his patients.
In 2009, he and Brian Colbert, now Director of Patient Services, launched SavantMD.com, a video blog on wellness, which features Dr. Savant and medical experts in various fields, ranging from dermatology to cardiology. The weekly videos, which number in the hundreds are designed for the general public and cover topics ranging from what particular health benefits are available from seasonal produce to how to care for your skin, hepatitis B prevention and treatment, and how to prepare a vacation medicine kit when going abroad.