Dr. Mark Sumida Joins Parkridge Bone And Joint

Monday, June 26, 2017

Parkridge Health System announces Mark S. Sumida, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Parkridge Bone and Joint physician practice.

Dr. Sumida will continue seeing patients at his existing office, 1724 Hamill Road, Suite 204 in Hixson, which will create another access point to specialized orthopedic services offered by Parkridge Bone and Joint.  While Dr. Sumida joins Martin Redish, MD, and Ben Plahtinsky, PA-C, at Parkridge Bone and Joint in treating conditions of the musculoskeletal system, his practice will remain at his current Hamill Road office location in Hixson. 
 
“Parkridge Bone and Joint is a great fit for me and my patients,” Dr.

Sumida said. “I am committed to bringing top-quality orthopedic surgical care to the community, and I am excited to be part of an organization that endeavors to make such services more readily available throughout Chattanooga and its surrounding areas.”
 
Dr. Sumida earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and served a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the Chattanooga unit of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He further enhanced his surgical expertise with a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Duke University Medical Center.
 
Dr. Sumida is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Piedmont Orthopedic Society.
 
A longtime member of the local medical community, Dr. Sumida opened his private practice in Chattanooga in 1995 and has previously served on staff at CHI Memorial Hospital, where he was appointed chief of Orthopedic Surgery, and Erlanger Medical Center.
 
Dr. Sumida is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


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