Mark S. Brazinski, MD
Mark S. Brazinski, MD

General Orthopedics

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified in Orthopedics

Foothills Region


Dr. Brazinski graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and then attended Georgetown University School of Medicine on an academic scholarship through the United States Air Force. His surgical internship and orthopedic residency training was completed at University Hospitals of Cleveland through Case Western Reserve University. After residency, Dr. Brazinski served his country as an Active Duty Major at Mather Air Force Hospital as well as a Clinical Attending at UC Davis Hospital in Sacramento.

Dr. Brazinski is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon and a current Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has been delivering state-of-the-art orthopedic care to the residents of Burke and McDowell counties since 1999. Dr. Brazinski has particular expertise and interest in the areas of Total Knee and Total Hip Replacements, having successfully performed well over a thousand of these procedures. He also has advanced skills and over 25 years of experience in the treatment of Sports Injuries, especially the arthroscopic treatment of knee meniscal and ligament tears.

Dr. Brazinski sees medicine as a calling and has volunteered his services at the Good Samaritan Clinic since 1999. He and his family have also served in extended Medical Missionary trips through Health Volunteers Overseas in Asia and Africa. Pictures of these trips can be found at

Dr. Brazinski’s Philosophy of Practice is focused on keeping patients participating in the sports and activities that they love, so that they can enjoy life and be productive.

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  • Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
  • Medical School: Georgetown University
  • Internship and Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Active duty: Mather Air Force Hospital


  • Board Certified in Orthopedics


  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Excellent experience overall. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful. Dr was excellent, felt like he took the time to explain everything to me, and cared about how I was.

Tabatha W


Dr. Brazinski helped me with my shoulder. He always listened and explained my condition thoroughly. His guidance helped me to heal faster than I expected.

Brigitte C


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.