Dr. Mark Getelman, MD

Dr. Mark Getelman, MD

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54 y/o
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Dr. Mark Getelman, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Thousand Oaks, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read his story

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

375 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 210

Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Getelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Getelman "Dr. Getelman is Board Certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine with a subspecialty practice focused on treatments of the shoulder and knee. As a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduating magna cum laude with departmental honors from Tulane University and the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Mark Getelman completed his orthopedic surgery residency training at Boston University where he became chief resident. While in Boston, he received additional fellowship training in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Getelman spent one year as an orthopedic trauma fellow at Boston City Hospital and one year as a sports medicine and adult reconstructive surgery fellow at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, a Tufts University affiliate, furthering his sports medicine training to develop his skills as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Mark Getelman served as an associate team physician at Boston College and was the resident sports medicine director at Boston University from 1995 to 1996. Upon graduation from BU, he moved to Los Angeles where he completed additional subspecialty fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery at Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI). He was then recruited by his mentors to join SCOI and has remained as a partner in that group for nearly 20 years."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Getelman "Dr. Mark Getelman is highly trained and skilled Los Angeles area Orthopedic Surgeon who is committed to the highest level of excellence and achieving the best possible results for his patients. He is double board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Remaining as a leader in the field of Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery as evidenced by the many published journal articles, textbook chapters, meeting presentations, and arthroscopic surgery courses he teaches for other Board-Certified Orthopedic surgeons. 

Dr. Getelman's subspecialty practice focuses on treatments of the shoulder and knee, such as rotator cuff and labral repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and allograft augmentation, instability management including LATARJET reconstruction, meniscal repair and knee ligament reconstruction, ACL repair surgery including revision surgery for prior failed ACL reconstruction and articular cartilage defects surgery."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Boston Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Southern California Orthopedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Getelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Getelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Getelman to family and friends
4.7
based on 113 total reviews (48 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (113)

  • 5
    (103)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Getelman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (48)

in Newbury Park CA |
knee surgery went very smooth. Hardly a scar left and walking right after surgery. Thorough and smooth process. Thank you!
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He delivered exactly what was explained. Surgery and recovery went very smoothly. Am pleased with the results.
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Thousand Oaks |
Very happy with explanations and operation scheduling
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Camarillo |
Absolute amazing doctor and staff. I highly recommend him!
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in Thousand oaks |
Procedures went well and GOOD support from staffers
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Dr. Getelman accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Getelman has admitting privileges

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Valley Presbyterian Hospital
15107 Vanowen St
Van Nuys, CA 91405
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Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital
401 Rolling Oaks Dr
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
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