Dr. Mark Theiss, MD

Dr. Mark Theiss, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Mark Theiss, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in sports medicine, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

Inova Medical Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • National Capital
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Theiss' Experience

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Dr. Theiss' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Theiss "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."

8  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

2  Board Certifications

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

107  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • 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
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • 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
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • 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
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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57  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • 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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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 California, Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

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
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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Dr. Theiss' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Theiss to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Theiss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Thiess has treated every member of my family, as well as several professional athletes I have referred to him. He is quite simply the best orthopedist I have ever encountered. I wouldn't entrust the care of my family to him if he weren't the best!
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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....more
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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...more
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