Mark L. Schamblin, MD, graduated with honors from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's degree in biology. He earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University in 1998 and completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at University of California at Irvine.
Dr. Schamblin followed his residency with an additional year at Southern California Orthopedic Institute, where he specialized in sports medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder. During his training at SCOI, he shared the responsibility of team physician for numerous high schools as well as community colleges.
While in residency, Dr. Schamblin was actively involved in research of the shoulder joint earning himself the honor of presenting his findings at a national conference for orthopedic surgeons. He is also involved with research of the elbow and previously undescribed injuries of the biceps tendon. Dr. Schamblin was honored to write a book chapter for the International Olympic Committee in their newly publicized Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. These, as well as other projects, earned him a distinguished award for his research while in training. Current research projects include ligamentous reconstruction of the injured knee, long-term results following arthroscopic shoulder surgery, and the evaluation of minimally invasive knee surgery.
Dr. Schamblin is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery as well as a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthoapedic Society of Sports Medicine.
- Sports Medicine
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Elbow surgery