Dr. Mark Torke, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. Mark Torke, MD
Dr. Mark Torke, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Palm Harbor, FL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Torke is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital.

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      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (11)
    Tarpon Springs, FL |
    Dr. Torke is so caring and compassionate for his patients! A doctor that really cares and will do whatever he can to accommodate. Very pleasant office and staff.
    Palm Harbor, FL |
    Dr. Torke is wonderful! He is one of the best surgeons in this area and I will refer everyone to this office.
    in Clearwater, FL |
    Dr Torke did my right knee replacement ant I am so thankful for his expertise. I can now walk pain free , and the surgery has helped me be able to walk again!
    in Palm Harbor, FL |
    From start to finish, Dr Torke treated me with the utmost professionalism. His office is very efficient with wonderful staff as well. My surgery was handled by his well trained skills and follow up was perfect. His uplifting personality helped allay any fears I had and relaxed my tension. I would highly recommend him. One day prior to my surgery, my daughter in law broke her hand and was treated by him with the same level of concern and care. All doctors should follow his exemplary example
    in Clearwater, Fl |
    He was so much in a rush, had 5 other knee replacements that day, that he messed up my knee replacement by not waiting long enough for the cement to cool off. The result is that it came loose a few weeks later and had to be redone again. It turned out that the cement was not even sticking to the bone.
    Palm Harbor, FL |
    No bedside manner. Totally disputes every complaint that I make, telling me that it's not possible that I'm experiencing back pain because of the leg length discrepancy since total hip replacement surgery. He states that no one could be allergic to titanium but has never done any research on this subject. So in essence he is stating facts that he can't back up. Any doctor who will not hear what your saying and telling you that there is nothing he can do for you is just bad practice!
    in Clearwater FL. |
    Terrible bed side manor..arrogant and unhelpful. Wait forever to see him and he spends all of 3 minutes with u. Staff unorganized and make many mistakes. Dr.makes u feel rushed and uncomfortable. I would feel more secure and happy having my vet. Treat my injury. Horrible experience leave the office in tears every time. Not going back..getting another Dr. I've had enough. Dr. Not there for u...billing messed up...appts. Also messed up. WOW Discusted
    in Clearwater, FL |
    DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR - I had a hip replacement 2 yrs ago. He assured me I would be level, I'm not, I am over one and half inch shorter where he put the replacement in. This has caused considerable trouble with my gait and walking is difficult and painful. I've had a second opinion and been told that the way Dr Torke put the hip in, he knew I would have problems. now my only option is to have the procedure again - it's been a nightmare.
    in Palm Harbor, FL |
    Dr. Torke is a very straight forward and honest doctor. With his schedule he is almost always available. He will tell me his opinion and give me the option on which way I would like to proceed with my treatment. My whole family goes to him!
    in Palm Harbor, FL |
    Makes you wait for 1 1/2 hours, comes in for 30 seconds and walks out.
    in Clearwater, Fl. |
    I had Mr right hip replaced by Dr Torre in July of 11 and I haven't had a day since then when I haven't had pain in the hip. I can't lift my leg up while sitting and I can't sleep on that side. I have called the office a number of times to talk to him about it but he never returns my calls. I tell everyone I talk to about my experience and I know that some have changed their Dr. Because of what I told them.
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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • 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
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • 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
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) 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
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • 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
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture


    • Medical School
      Univ of WI Med Sch

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      U Nc-Chapel Hill

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      U Nc-Chapel Hill

      Completed in 1990

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • 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 Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • 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 Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate