Mark S. Sanders, MD, FACS Houston Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Mark S. Sanders is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Sub-specialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
He is identified as one of Houston’s “Top Docs” by H Texas magazine.
Dr. Sanders began his private Orthopaedic surgery practice in Houston in 1986 and maintains his office at the River Oaks Medical Tower in the heart of the Galleria area.
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Most Recent Press Releases
Dr. Mark Sanders is the 2019 Medical Honoree of the Arthritis Foundation .
Dr. Sanders is featured on the cover and in an inside spread in the July/August issue of TexasMD.
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As one of the few Orthopaedic surgeons taking a proactive approach to the diabetic foot and ankle to reduce the number of severe limb and life threatening conditions affecting individuals with diabetes, Dr. Sanders was spotlighted at the American Diabetes Association Expo 2014 at the Reliant Center.
Dr. Sanders is featured in a business spotlight in the Jewish Herald Voice.
Houston Orthopedic Specialist Mark Sanders, M.D., Launches Educational Initiative on the Diabetic Foot–
Providing Educational Resources to Area Practitioners, Dr. Sanders Hopes to Reduce the number of Serious Diabetic Foot Problems with Early Detection and Treatment
Houston Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Physician Mark Sanders, M.D., Joins American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society – The Elite Membership Recognizes Sanders’ Work in Sports Injuries and Degenerative Joint Conditions
- Role of ankle mobility in foot rollover during gait in individuals with diabetic neuropathy
- Early changes in the skin microcirculation and muscle metabolism of the diabetic foot
- Effect of Achilles Tendon Lengthening on Neuropathic Plantar Ulcers* A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL
- Preventing Foot Ulcers in Patients With Diabetes CLINICAL REVIEW CLINICIAN’S CORNER
- Isolated Gastrocnemius Tightness
- Diabetic Foot Biomechanics and Gait Dysfunction
- Diabetes Mellitus: Musculoskeletal Manifestations and Perioperative Considerations for the Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Amputation and Mortality in New-Onset Diabetic Foot Ulcers Stratiﬁed by Etiology
- Lower-Extremity Amputation in People With Diabetes – Epidemiology and Prevention
- Differences in the Gait Characteristics of Patients with Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy Compared with Age-Matched Controls
- Plantar pressure distribution patterns during gait in diabetic neuropathy patients with a history of foot ulcers
Mark S. Sanders MD, FACS Houston Orthopedic Surgeon
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Sanders also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is identified as one of Houston’s “Top Docs” in H Texas magazine.
Dr. Sanders began his private Orthopaedic surgery practice in Houston in 1986 and maintains an office at the River Oaks Medical Tower in the heart of Houston’s Galleria area. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). Dr. Sanders champions advances in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and the treatment of complex fractures, malalignment and joint degeneration. His research findings on the benefits of knee bracing in off road motorcyclists were recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Common Orthopedic Problems
- Common Knee Problems
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
- Arthritis Of The Knee
- Articular Cartilage Lesions
- Medical Collateral Ligament (MCL)
- Patellofemoral Disorders
- Pediatric ACL Reconstruction
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)
- Rotational Deformity (Malalignment Disorder)
- Salvage Of Previous Failed ACL Surgery
- Terrible Triad
- Torn Cartilage (Meniscus)
- Total Knee Replacement