Mark Mellinger, MD
I make a commitment to spend a great deal of one-on-one time with my patients. I believe patient education is key in returning my patients health. I try my best to make sure that they understand all aspects of their problem and treatment.
Upper extremity injuries and disorders, Congenital disorders of the upper extremity, Rheumatoid/inflammatory arthritis, Upper extremity trauma
Dr. Mellinger is a Board Certification certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in treating disorders of the upper extremity. His areas of interest include joint replacement, fracture care, athletic and sports related injuries, nerve disorders, congenital disorders, and arthroscopy of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Prior to becoming an Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon, Dr. Mellinger worked as an engineer. He made the decision to dedicate himself to medicine while volunteering in surgical clinics in Mexico. He joined Northern Arizona Orthopaedics in 2003.
Dr. Mellinger , his wife Dr. Kirsten Mellinger, an local optometrist, and their two children enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and photography.
- Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
- Orthopaedic Surgery Residency University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- Doctorate of Medicine University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
|Medical Degree||University of Arizona College of Medicine (Tucson)||M.S. Medicine|
|Internship||University of Arizona College of Medicine (Tucson)||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Residency||University of Florida College of Medicine (Gainesville)||Orthopedic Surgery|
Amer. Board of Orthopaedic Surg.: Hand Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery
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