Mark Shekhman, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialty: Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic surgery
Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Areas of Interest: Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Hip Revision, Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Revision, Arthroscopic surgery
Under Graduate: University of Western Ontario (Canada) 1995-1998 BS
Medical School: University of Toronto 1998-2002 MD
Residency: University of British Columbia 1998-2002 Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery (NY) 2007-2008, Arthoplasty (Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee)
Languages: English, Russian
To make an appointment with Mark Shekhman, MD, you may call (860)
696-2060 to be seen in one of his conveniently located area offices in Hartford, West Hartford, and Glastonbury.
Dr. Mark Shekhman
completed his medical training at the University of Toronto and his
Orthopaedic residency in Vancouver, British Columbia where he also
traveled to England to complete additional elective training. From there Mark went on to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in joint replacement
at the Hospital for Special Surgery, at Weill Medical College of Cornell
University, where he performed 600 joints replacements including hip
resurfacing, in his fellowship year alone.
Mark's areas of interest are arthroscopic knee
and hip surgery, total hip replacement, Birmingham hip resurfacing,
total and uni (partial) knee replacement, revision hip and knee
replacements, minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, fracture care,
and comprehensive hip and knee orthopaedic management.
Dr. Shekhman's practice is based on a concierge-care approach, where
he is dedicated to providing his patients with personalized care and
attention. He takes time to talk at length with patients, answering
their questions, and explaining the underlying problem, the means of
prevention, and the best possible course of treatment.
Mark Shekhman says that patients considering any type of
surgery would be wise to seek out a doctor who has been trained in a
specific subspecialty. "Physicians are recognizing the need for
increased specialization to address the complexity of medicine today,
and the breadth and scope of new treatments that we have," explains Dr.
Shekhman. "At the Joint Center, patients are comforted to know that
they're in 'subspecialty hands' and that we focus on these procedures
Dr. Shekhman is part of Hartford Orthopaedic Joint
Replacement Specialists (HOJRS), whose goal is to restore their patients
mobility. As part of Hartford Healthcare, HOJRS has a close
relationship with and access to the expertise found within the Hartford
Healthcare network. This helps Dr. Shekhman to provide his patients with
He stays current with the newest procedures
in total joint replacement and ensures that each patient receives a
solution specialized for them.