Mark L. Prasarn, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Spine Fractures, Herniated Discs, Degenerative Conditions, Degenerative Spondylolisthesis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, Infections and Tumors, Failed Previous Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformities
- Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine, 2003
University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Medical Center, 2008
Hospital for Special Surgery, 2009
University of Rochester School of Medicine, 2010
Dr. Mark Prasarn is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also serves as director of the Spine Trauma Service for the department.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Prasarn specializes in the surgical care of complex spinal disorders and orthopedic trauma with an emphasis in spinal trauma and tumors, degenerative spinal disorders, revision spinal surgery, complex fractures, and non-unions.
Dr. Prasarn has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on spine trauma, the degenerative spine, pelvic fractures, non-unions, and other complex fractures. He is the Spine Surgeon Consultant for both the University of Houston athletic programs and the Houston Texans.
Dr. Prasarn is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Orthopedic Trauma Association, the North American Spine Society, and the American Spinal Cord Injury Association.
2003 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member
2008 Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen Alumni Association
2009 AO Spine Member
2009 AO Trauma Faculty Member
2010 Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Candidate Member
2010 North American Spine Society
2010 American Spinal Cord Injury Association, Associate Member
2010 Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma
- UT Physicians Orthopedics at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin St, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77030