Dr. Mark Elzik is an accomplished and technically skilled orthopaedic surgeon sub-specializing in the field of hand, wrist, elbow, and microvascular surgery.
Dr. Elzik was raised right here in south Orange County where he attended St. Margaret’s Episcopal School from 2nd to 12th grade. From there he went on to Duke University where he received his Bachelors and graduated with Distinction.
After college, he went on to medical school at the University of North Carolina (UNC) – Chapel Hill where he again graduated with Distinction. He was inducted into the coveted Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society early on in his third year of medical school, which is an honor held by only the top 1% of medical students.
Dr. Elzik went on to pursue the field of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where he completed his residency. Having a particular interest in hand surgery, Dr. Elzik further pursued sub-specialty training and completed a fellowship at the prestigious Philadelphia Hand Center under the direction of world renown hand surgeon Dr. A. Lee Osterman.
Dr. Elzik has published multiple medical articles and given numerous lectures at national meetings. He serves patients throughout south Orange County and operates at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach. Some of his surgical competencies include:
In his free time, Dr. Elzik enjoys spending time in front of the barbecue, water sports, and watching a good college basketball game.