Dr. Mark Tenholder, MD

Dr. Mark Tenholder, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Mark Tenholder, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Orthopaedic Associates

1034 Mar Walt Dr Unit 100

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare System

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tenholder performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Tenholder's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tenholder "Dr. Mark J. Tenholder joined Orthopaedic Associates in August 2004. Dr. Tenholder graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He then completed an orthopaedic surgery internship and residency at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte North Carolina. Dr. Tenholder went on to complete an orthopaedic surgery fellowship at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York, New York. In his free time Dr. Tenholder enjoys spending time with his wife and children, golfing, boating, fishing, spending time at the beach, snow skiing, and water skiing. He also enjoys serving as a team physician for Choctawhatchee High School."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tenholder "My goal for your visit and subsequent care is to make it a pleasant and successful experience. I take pride in providing personable, attentive, and detail-oriented service. This involves an active and understandable dialogue between us, including a review of all possible treatment options, of which surgery is typically the last resort. I also take tremendous pride in my surgical skills and outcomes, keeping up to date on the most advanced technologies and least invasive techniques."

25  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

131  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
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117  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Knee Replacement
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Using Alternate Bearing Surfaces
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Patient Specific Implantation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Carolinas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Carolinas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Insall Scott Kelly Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Healthgrades 5-Star Award, 2005-pres
  • Areas first Computer Navigated knee replacement, 2007
  • Areas first Custum Fit knee replacement, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Tenholder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tenholder's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tenholder to family and friends
151 total reviews (88 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (151)

  • 5
    (148)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tenholder'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 (88)

Totally outstanding doctor, who also happens to have two totally oustanding PA's.
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I was very pleased with how Dr. Tenholder sat with us and discussed my surgery so that we understood pretty well what was going to happen before, during and after my surgery. Any concerns that arrived were always met with kindness and clarity. Thank you Dr. Tenholder for the patience and smiles ...more
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Dr. Tenholder and his staff are the best around! Thank you all for your excellent care.
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He is the best! Total hip replacement, home the next day, NO pain.
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Very personable and excellent doctor. I would recommend him to anyone needing orthopedic care. Am very satisfied with the surgery he did for me. My knee replacement is awesome. Thank you so very much.
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