Barton County Community college Associates Applied Science
Fort Hays State University BS Biology
Colby Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Northwestern University Certificate Program for Orthotics
Newington Certificate Program for Prosthetics
Mark is an ABC-certified Orthotist with more than 9 years of clinical and professional experience. Mark earned an associates in applied science from Barton County Community college in 2005. He then went on to earn a B.S. in Biology from Fort Hays State University in Hays Kansas in 2008. During his time at Fort Hays State University, he spent volunteer hours in the physical therapy field, where he developed a passion to help people over come gait deviations and restore something that was physically or visually lost.Upon completion of his undergraduate degree from Fort Hays State University, Mark was accepted into the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Colby Community college. After completing his PTA program at Colby Mark began to work at MidAmerica Rehabilitation hospital in 2009. After 4 years in physical therapy Mark developed a passion for the orthotic and prosthetic field. He was accepted in the the Northwestern University Orthotic program in 2012. After completing orthotic school at Northwestern he served his residency at HOPE . He then attended the Newington Prosthetic Certificate program. After passing his boards in April of 2017 through American Board for Certification in orthotics and prosthetics, Mark became a Certified Orthotist. He has continued his career with HOPE as a staff Prosthetist-Orthotist at the Overland Park location.
Mark has experience with orthotic and prosthetic management with infantile, juvenile, adolescent, athletic, and elderly patients with ranging pathologies and gait deviations. He is highly skilled in custom-designed orthotic and prosthetic devices in both upper and lower extremities. He enjoys giving presentations to other member of the healthcare community and the team approach to the field.Mark is excited to be a part of the highly skilled and experienced team at HOPE. He looks forward to continuing providing high quality care in the Kansas City Metro area.
ABC Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Physical Therapist Assistant