Mark was born in Poland and came to Australia as a young child aged 5. He completed his secondary education at McKinnon High School and his medical training at Monash University in 1979. He went on to do specialist training in the Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne finishing in 1986. Since then he has had positions at St Vincents and Eye and Ear hospitals as well as in private practice at Oakleigh Eye Centre, Private Eye Clinic and Dorset Consulting in Boronia. As a senior medical staff consultant at the Eye and Ear he actively teaches junior doctors. He is an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and is active in Continuing Professional Development in the College.
Mark is a comprehensive Ophthalmologist with interests in cataract, glaucoma and medical retina.
Having lived in the area for a major portion of his life he knows the area well and is a supporter of local community groups. He has interests in keeping fit, travelling and gardening. He has a busy family life with his wife, 2 adult children and dog.