Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians offers baseball players and other dedicated athletes with Tommy John Surgery as an option to repair torn ligaments in the elbow. This injury, a torn or damaged ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), commonly affects pitchers in baseball. This procedure was named after Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John. Over half of Tommy John’s career wins came after his surgery.
Dr. Mark Flood
- Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Areas of Expertise
- Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Dr. Flood is a board certified, orthopedic spine surgeon who has completed two accredited fellowships – Spine Surgery and Pediatric Spine & Orthopedic Surgery
He is a nationally recognized spine surgeon who founded the first large scale, completely outpatient lumbar spine fusion program in the U.S. and has been practicing spine surgery for 20 years.
Dr. Flood was an early adopter of minimally invasive spine surgery and has performed over 10,000 spine surgeries.
His primary focus is on emerging spine technologies, translational biologics, endoscopic spinal surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, muscle-sparing spine stabilization, laser disc regeneration, spine motion preservation, artificial disc replacement, product development, instrumentation design, outpatient spine surgery, thoracic disc herniation and endoscopic-assisted thoracic spine surgery.