Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Mark Sommerfeldt

What is your role at the GSSMC?

Orthopaedic surgeon

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
  • Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Edmonton Oil Kings

What is your main area of practice?

I’m an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the assessment, management of sports related injuries and the surgical treatment for problems of the knee and shoulder.

What did you study and where?

My undergraduate training was as a physical therapist. Following this I completed medical school and residency in orthopaedic surgery here in Edmonton. Thereafter I completed an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. I have recently completed a second knee and shoulder arthroscopy fellowship at the University of Edmonton. I am also nearing completion of a Master’s of Public Health degree as well.