Dr. Mark M. Theiss, MD

Dr. Mark M. Theiss, MD

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Sports Medicine | Male | 68 years old

The personal reward I realize in my profession is seeing patients enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. Injuries and degenerative diseases can prevent people from achieving the quality of life they deserve. I take a careful and conservative approach to managing a patient's care to restore them to an active lifestyle.Read more

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The personal reward I realize in my profession is seeing patients enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. Injuries and degenerative diseases can prevent people from achieving the quality of life they deserve. I take a careful and conservative approach to managing a patient's care to restore them to an active lifestyle.Read more

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (22)
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in Burke, VA |
Dr. Theiss was absolutely amazing with our son who is three and was in an accident. Dr. Thesis was knowledgeable, patient and gave us peace of mind to know he was in good hands. When he came to check on our son in the hospital we never felt rushed and he took the time to answer all our questions. Highly recommended.
in Alexandria, VA |
I have seen Dr. Theiss for several years. I have a very high regard for him and his approach to treatment. He's thorough and conservative. He's a surgeon but does not rush to a decision to do surgery. He'll try other, less invasive approaches first. I have some serious orthopedic problems and have never had surgery because he has successfully treated me by other means. However, my rating is affected by how difficult it has been over the years to see him and that is getting much worse.
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • 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 Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • 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
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    St Barnabas Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California, Berkeley

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Top Specialty Preceptor, VCU School of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital Campus, Falls Church, VA, 2007
    • Top Mentor of the Month, VCU School of Medicine, Inova Campus, Falls Church, VA, 2009
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  • Media & Publications
    • The Influences of Screw Penetration Depth and Local Bone Quality to the Fatigue Failure of Locked Plate Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fracture. 56th Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA, 2010
    • Hymes, Robert; Schulman, Jeff; Weiler, Mike; Li, Huajiang; Theiss, Mark; Li, Jihui. The Influences of Screw Penetration Depth and Local Bone Quality to the Fatigue Failure of Locked Plate Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fracture, 2010
    • Investigating the Fatigue Mechanism of Locked Plate Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fractures Using Acoustic Emission Technique. 56th Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Theiss' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Theiss

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Theiss' Care Philosophy

The personal reward I realize in my profession is seeing patients enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. Injuries and degenerative diseases can prevent people from achieving the quality of life they deserve. I take a careful and conservative approach to managing a patient's care to restore them to an active lifestyle.