Mark Eilers, MD

Mark Eilers

Sports Medicine , Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Mark Eilers is board eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. Dr. Eilers graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a bachelor of science in biology. He then attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he obtained a master of science in pharmacology.

Dr. Eilers earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, after which he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Southern Illinois University. He then went on to TRIA Orthopedics in Minneapolis, MN, where he completed a sports medicine fellowship. While there, he provided team physician coverage for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball, NHL’s Minnesota Wild, University of Minnesota Division 1 Hockey, Gustavus Adolphus Division 3 Football, Minnesota Magicians NAHL Hockey, and Washburn High School Athletics teams.

Dr. Eilers’ areas of focus include cartilage injuries to the knee, malalignment of the lower extremities, and tendon and complex ligamentous injuries to the knee, ankle, elbow, and shoulder. These injuries include multiple ligament knee injuries, anterior and posterior cruciate tears, meniscus injuries, rotator cuff tears, and biceps tendon injuries. Dr. Eilers performs acute fracture care and manages osteoarthritis of the knee and shoulder with advanced procedures including partial and total joint replacement.

Dr. Eilers is NAVIO certified for computer-assisted partial knee replacement. He has surgical privileges at Odessa Regional Medical Center and Medical Center Hospital.


Education

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, TRIA Orthopedics, Minneapolis, MN

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University

MD: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

MS: Pharmacology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

BS: Biology, University of Missouri at Columbia

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