Practice Coordinator: (818) 901-6600 Ext. 6468
Fax: (805) 497-7315
Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Reconstructive, and Sports Medicine Surgeon
Mark H. Getelman, MD, graduated from Tulane University and the University of Florida College of Medicine.
He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Boston University. While in Boston, Dr. Getelman received additional fellowship training. He spent one year as an orthopedic trauma fellow at Boston City Hospital and one year as a sports medicine and adult reconstructive surgery fellow at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, a Tufts University affiliate.
He was an associate team physician at Boston College and was the resident sports medicine director at Boston University from 1995 to 1996. Subsequently, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery at Southern California Orthopedic Institute.
Dr. Getelman has published articles on shoulder, knee, and ankle topics and has written several textbook chapters. He has presented scientific papers at national orthopedic meetings and has taught advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques to physicians nationwide and worldwide. In addition, Dr. Getelman is currently the co-director of the prestigious Southern California Orthopedic Institute Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and has participated in the training of over 50 orthopedic fellows since joining SCOI.
Dr. Getelman is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
In his free time, Dr. Getelman enjoys playing golf, fitness training, traveling, skiing, and spending time with his family.
- Sports Medicine
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Cartilage Restoration
"Dr. Getelman made me at ease from the first appointment to surgery to recovery and his office checked in with me daily. Very professional!" – Susan T.