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Mark Shekhman, MD

Mark Shekhman, MD


Hip & Knee Replacement


Dr. Mark Shekhman came to the Hartford community with extensive training at internationally renowned medical programs.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.  He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and received additional elective training in hip replacement surgery at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital in Exeter, England.  Devoting a special interest in disorders of the hip and knee, he went on to complete a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.  He began a solo practice in the Hartford area in 2008 and later merged his practice with the Orthopedic Associates of Hartford.

Dr. Shekhman is board certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.  He specializes in disorders of the hip and knee with interests in minimally invasive surgery including hip and knee arthroscopy, rapid recovery hip and knee replacement, partial (uni-compartmental) knee replacement and complex revision total joint replacement.  He is one of the few surgeons in the region with expertise in Birmingham Hip Resurfacing.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Connecticut Orthopedic Society, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

When not helping patients he is an avid mountain biker, hiker, skier, and enjoys working on home improvement projects.  He lives in the greater Hartford area with his wife and three rambunctious sons.


Medical School:University of Toronto
Residency:University of British Columbia
Fellowship:Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York City

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Connecticut Orthopedic Society

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, Fellow

Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor

Patient Reviews

“I had an anterior hip replacement in March 2020. The surgery was easy and recovery quick and uneventful. I am 78. And, I must say that if I were of an age to want to wear a bikini, I would definitively recommend Dr. Shekhman.  He is a master at stitching!”


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