Dr. Mark A. Winchell, MD

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Dr. Mark A. Winchell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Savannah Bone and Joint 11909 McAuley Dr # 100, Savannah, GA 31419 Get Directions
(912) 925-3767

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We have adopted the Patient Centered Care approach in the office. We have a Boutique style office focusing on personalized service. We never let a patient leave without making every effort to help them understand their condition, options from treatment, and best practice management. We have the highest pateint satisfaction rates and lowest complication rates in the region and always consider surgery as a last resort. Every treatment we provide is cutting edge and scientifically proven.Read more

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Simplifi
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Savannah, GA |
I have been trying to get someone to answer the phone at that office for a couple of weeks without success. Calls always roll over to voice mail and messages are not returned.
in Savannah, GA |
You feel extremely comfortable knowing that he is an excellent surgeon. This is the doctor/surgeon. Up to date with medical procedures. You even have a greeter who escorts you to the examining room. His name is Tux.
in Savannah, GA |
My husband and I recently relocated to Savannah and have been really struggling to find good physicians. My experience with another local orthopedic group took month wait for an evaluation and another month wait for simple surgery. As a RN with 30yrs experience I can honestly say my surgeon was great but the practice was nothing short of a meat market! I recently hurt my knee and wait time for an appointment with the same group was 8wks. I called Dr Wenchell's office and they saw me IN 3 DAYS!!
in Savannah, GA |
I was introduced to Dr.Mitchell, through my daughter, who had cracked the bones in her ankle. For many years, I suffered with painful knee issues, arthritis, bone on bone! After seeing my daughter's results, I was a believer! Dr.Mitchell did my total knee replacement, For the first time in years, I can bowl and take a long walks! It's a Family Affair my grandchildren and my husband, whose a Retired Veteran are patients of Dr. Mark Winchell!
There's not enough words to describe how much I despise this man. He's rude and has a god complex. Thanks to him for misdiagnosing my injury and not telling me surgery was a necessity my foot is deformed for the rest of my life. After a second opinion I was told I should have been operated on with the first 24 hours of my injury. Winchell wanted to do 6-8 weels in a boot. Which I did unfortunately. Ended up having a major foot surgery which will take about a year to get back some what normal.
in Savannah, GA |
This doctor's office is the poorest run one I have ever come across in my 50+ years!! They don't ever answer the phone, you must leave a message after an interminably long voice recording, and then they only answer your message 1/10th of the time, if that. The doctor is not hygienic in his office and I ended up with an infection. He is caring until he does the procedure, then uncaring. I was sent to collections when I do not owe him and the excuse from the office was it was a billing error.
in Savannah, GA |
Received a total knee replacement from Dr. Winchell in January. Great service and treatment received, was up and walking without assistance in approximately 3 1/2 weeks. Would highly recommend Dr. Winchell.
in Savannah, GA |
Office staff is rude, incompetent, and immature. Dr. Winchell seems smart, but is obviously lacking in management and people skills. Between staff problems and him, I didn't feel comfortable, safe, or trusting of this practice.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • 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
  • Heel Spur
  • 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
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • 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
  • Sever's Disease
  • 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)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Casting
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • 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
  • Hip Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Louis University Department Of Surgery

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Louis University Department Of Orthopedics

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine Osteoarthritis Research Fellowship

    Completed in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Winchell's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Winchell

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Dr. Winchell's Care Philosophy

We have adopted the Patient Centered Care approach in the office. We have a Boutique style office focusing on personalized service. We never let a patient leave without making every effort to help them understand their condition, options from treatment, and best practice management. We have the highest pateint satisfaction rates and lowest complication rates in the region and always consider surgery as a last resort. Every treatment we provide is cutting edge and scientifically proven.