Dr. Mark Shekhman, MD

Dr. Mark Shekhman, MD

Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Mark Shekhman, MD is an adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist in Farmington, CT and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

499 Farmington Ave Ste 300

Farmington, CT 06032

Contact Information

(860) 549-3210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Shekhman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shekhman "Dr. Mark Shekhman comes to the Hartford community with extensive training at internationally renowned medical programs. After receiving his Bachelors of Science from the University of Western Ontario he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and received additional elective training in hip replacement surgery at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital in Exeter, England. Devoting a special interest in disorders of the hip and knee he went on to complete a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at The Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He began solo practice in the Hartford area in 2008 and later merged his practice with the Orthopedic Associates of Hartford. Dr. Shekhman is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He specializes in disorders of the hip and knee with interests in minimally invasive surgery including hip and knee arthroscopy, rapid-recovery hip and knee replacement, partial (uni-compartmental) knee replacement and complex revision total joint replacement. He is one of the few surgeons in the region with expertise in Birmingham Hip Resurfacing. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Connecticut Orthopedic Society, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. In addition to his clinical practice he served as the Co-Director of the Joint Center at Hartford Hospital and is an integral member of the Joint Replacement Service Line of the new Bone and Joint Institute devoted to process and quality improvement initiatives. He enjoys teaching orthopedic residents and holds rank of Assistant Professor through the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. In 2013, Dr. Shekhman was honored by the Arthritis Foundation for his contributions to his community. When not helping patients he is an avid mountain biker, hiker, skier, and enjoys working on home improvement projects. He lives in the greater Hartford area with his wife and three rambunctious sons."

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11  Specialties

  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

110  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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28  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University Western Ontario
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of British Columbia / Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • The Hosp for Special Surg NY Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shekhman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shekhman's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shekhman to family and friends
39 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shekhman'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 (17)

In my first appointment with Dr. Shekhman I found him to be very condescending. He was very quick to tell me that there was nothing wrong with my knee. After a few months, and the pain increasing, I had another appointment with him. He kept me waiting for an hour after which I opted to leave and...more
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It has been 14 months since Dr. Shekhman replaced my left hip. I am 74 years old and finally pain free and have amazing mobility with my new hip. I would recommend Dr. Shekhman to anyone!
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Words can't express how grateful I am for Dr Shekhman and his peers. They did an amazing job on my Total Left Hip Replacement. At 33 years old, I was unable to have basic mobility. Although I am still in recovery, I can already see a world of a difference.
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Dr. Shekman is an excellent surgeon. I have total faith and confidence in him as he looks at the total picture before surgery and engages his patient in best pre and post-surgery options for optimum recovery. I would highly recomend Dr. Shekman to my family and friends..
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Dr Shehkman is the very best! I had a terrible traumatic injury to my right arm and he performed 5 hours of surgery that not only saved my arm but made it almost completely functional. he was honest and up-front about what I should expect both before and after the surgery. I recommend him whole...more
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