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Mark Hunter, MD, MBA

About Mark Hunter

Dr. Mark Hunter began his ENT medical practice at the Boulder Medical Center in August, 2014. Born in Colorado Springs at the Air Force Academy Hospital, he grew up in Denver where he found a particular love for the mountains and Colorado’s outdoor lifestyle. He and his wife, Katherine, met while living and working in the Vail area just after college. They now have three children and when not involved in medicine, Dr. Hunter enjoys spending time with his family skiing, running, sailing, cycling, backpacking, hiking, and scuba diving.


Dr. Hunter received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado and continued his education at the University of Denver earning a Master of Business Administration. He completed Post baccalaureate Premedical Studies at Bennington College in Vermont. Dr. Hunter earned his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont and then attended Albany Medical College in New York where he completed his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.


Dr. Hunter is a member of the Colorado and Boulder County Medical Societies. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the American College of Surgeons, the Gold Humanism Honor Society.


To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hunter please call 303-440-3073. Boulder Medical Center’s office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, specific hours for each physician may vary.

In case of emergency, Dr. Hunter or one of his colleagues in the ENT Department can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 303-440-3000.

Thank you for choosing the Boulder Medical Center.

Specialty Areas

  • Ear disease and surgery
  • Hearing disorders
  • Hearing testing
  • Medical and surgical disease of the nose and sinuses
  • Disorders of the voice and throat
  • Head and neck masses and tumor surgery
  • Throat problems such as tonsillitis and hoarseness
  • Sleep apnea and snoring, including Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy
  • Nasal and sinus problems including nasal obstructions, sinus infections, nosebleeds

Education and Certifications

  • Medical School — University of Vermont College of Medicine
    Burlington, VT
  • Residency — Albany College of Medicine
    Otolaryngology - ENT Head & Neck Surgery
    Albany, NY

Professional Affiliations

~ American Board of Otolaryngology – Certified
~ American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck surgery (AAO-HNS) – Member
~ American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) – Member
~ American College of Surgeons – Member
~ Gold Humanism Honor Society – Member
~ Colorado Medical Society – Member
~ Boulder County Medical Society – Member

Recent Mark Hunter Posts

Boulder Medical Center Urologists and BCH Foothills Hospital are the first in Boulder County to offer Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation. This innovative treatment offers an alternative for patients with moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who can’t tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that causes you to repeatedly stop breathing for brief moments while you sleep. Fortunately, very effective treatments exist,

When you get fit for a hearing-aid from Boulder Medical Center, you’re getting the best of care. Dr. Paddack and…

“Dr. Hunter is very knowledgeable, open an honest which made me feel comfortable and confident in his care. I had to have a major surgery and was fortunate to have Dr. Hunter as my doctor and surgeon. ”
Torrance in Boulder, Colo.
“I was recently referred to Dr. Mark Hunter at the Boulder Medical Center. He was able (and willing) to schedule surgery for me within a few days. I had a lot of questions, and Dr. Hunter gave me all the time I needed to answer my questions fully. He is a very patient and friendly person who makes you feel at ease immediately and I was very pleased with the results of the surgery he performed on my throat. I highly recommend him to anyone who is having ear, nose and throat problems.”
Walter in Boulder, Colo.