About Mark Price, MD, PhD

Mark D. Price, MD, PhD provides patients with the highest level and quality of care, using all of the latest techniques and available research, in an effort to restore their function and alleviate their pain.

Dr. Price specializes in sports medicine shoulder surgery. Before coming to Mass General, Dr. Price was at the UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester where he helped establish one of New England's busiest comprehensive shoulder programs. He performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, as well as total shoulder replacement and complex shoulder reconstructions.

Dr. Price earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and PhD in Medical Physics from MIT. He completed the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program where he was the Administrative Chief Resident at Mass General, and he won both resident and faculty teaching awards. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder reconstructive surgery at Mass General. At the conclusion of his training he was awarded the Herodicus Society traveling fellowship and studied with Dr. Jim Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL, and Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY.

Dr. Price served as the Head Team Physician and Medical Director for the New England Patriots for many years, and he is a Team Physician for the Boston Red Sox. He is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School where he is an Assistant Professor and teaches in the anatomy and pathology courses. He is a Captain in the US Navy Reserves and has served in combat operations in Afghanistan, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery with a subspecialty certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS), Arthroscopy Association of North (FAANA) America, American Orthopedic Association (FAOA), and the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and New England Shoulder and Elbow Society.

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Sports Medicine Service
Charles River Plaza
175 Cambridge St., 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-7500

Mass General Brigham Healthcare Center at Foxborough
22 Patriot Place
Foxboro, MA 02035
Phone: 617-726-7500

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. Price has a large research effort dedicated to better understand the impact of various sports related injuries (shoulder, knee, hamstring, concussion, etc.) on patient health and well being.  He uses these insights to better serve his patients in the clinic and operating room.  He has published and lectured extensively on these findings.


  • Select Publications:

    • Symptomatic Focal Knee Chondral Injuries in National Football League Combine Players Are Associated with Poorer Performance and Less Volume of Play.  Arthroscopy 34(3): 671-7 (2018)
    • Posterolateral Corner Injuries of the Knee at the NFL Combine: An Imaging and Outcomes Analysis. Arthroscopy 34(3): 681-6 (2018)
    • Meniscectomy and Resultant Articular Cartilage Lesions of the Knee in Prospective National Football League Players: An Imaging and Performance Analysis. Am J Sports Med. 46(1): 200-7 (2018)
    • The Latarjet Procedure at the National Football League Scouting Combine: An Imaging and Performance Analysis. Ortho J Sports Med. 5(9): 1-6 (2017)
    • Arthroscopic transtendinous double pulley remplissage technique in the beach chair position for large Hill Sachs lesions. Arthroscopy Tech  4(4):305-9 (2015).
    • Management of Complications after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Curr Rev in Musculoskel Med. 8(1): 92-7 (2015)
    • Effect of Timing of ACL reconstruction surgery and development of meniscal and chondral lesions. Physician and Sports Med 40(1):36-40 (2012)
    • Arthroscopically-assisted biceps tenodesis using a suture anchor. Curr Orthop Practice 22(6): 524-9 (2011)
    • Management of type II superior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) tears: a review of the literature. Orthop Rev. 2(e6):16-22 (2010)

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