MMC Welcomes New Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist, Dr. Mark Wilson

August 3, 2015

Minden, Louisiana, August 2015. Mark D. Wilson, MD is bringing his passion for athletics and excellent surgical skills in ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE to Minden where he will offer individualized care for a wide range of patients including high school and college athletes to those considering joint replacement. Dr. Wilson will be practicing the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery for joint preservation, cartilage restoration, ligament reconstruction, instability repairs and joint reconstruction of the shoulders, hips and knees.

 “Tenacious” is the one word Dr. Wilson uses to describe himself. Running his first marathon at 16, his determination has followed him throughout his career. He understands how important an active lifestyle is and plans to incorporate his extensive training into the treatment of his patients so that they can “get back to work, sports and life.”

Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North American and the Louisiana Orthopedic Association. He completed medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN and continued his education by completing his General Orthopaedics Internship & Residency at University Health in Shreveport, LA. For the past year he has furthered his training by completing his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI.

Dr. Wilson is a true sports enthusiast. He also enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, watching airplanes with his children Evan and Ella and attending their activities with his wife, Jill, including soccer and t-ball games. Dr. Wilson is joining Michael Austin PA-C to form Wilson Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. New patients are welcome to their clinic located at 216 West Union, Suite A in Minden. Appointments may be made by calling (318) 299-6334.